#Marine

Royal Navy unveil robotic speedboat

7 months ago — 2.5 min read

The UK’s Maritime Autonomy Surface Testbed (MAST) has undergone trials in the Tidal Thames today. The craft is an unmanned...

Busted Boom cuts short Ocean Cleanup’s first trash trial

7 months ago — 3 min read

Back in June we looked at Ocean Cleanup's announcement of the first ocean trials of its crowd-funded trash clearing boom....

RISE of the machines – Killer Robot to target invasive species

7 months ago — 4 min read

Robots in Service of the Environment (RISE) has its sights on the Lionfish, an invasive species spreading throughout the western...

Crowd-funded clean-up boom set to tackle Ocean’s plastic problem

9 months ago — 2 min read

A 100m-long barrier that collects rubbish on the sea’s surface is being tested. If successful, it could be deployed at...

Maersk Tankers completes first drone delivery to a vessel at sea

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Using an unmanned aerial vehicle supplied by French company Xamen Technologies, Maersk Tankers have for the first time successfully delivered a...

‘Row-bot’ could help clean things up

1 year ago — 0 min read

Taking inspirations from swimming insects, Bristol Robotics Laboratory has developed a robot that is powered by dirty water. The 'Row-bot'...

Warship of the future designed by young engineers

2 years ago — 0 min read

A series of futurist concept ideas for a new Royal Navy surface ship has been developed by a group of...

Engineers study rubbish patch in Pacific, in hope of future clear-up

2 years ago — 0 min read

Ocean Cleanup, a Dutch organisation, has brought together volunteers who have spent the last month in the Pacific Ocean collecting...

Unmanned boat aims to cross Atlantic by 2020

2 years ago — 0 min read

Engineers at Plymouth University are developing a vessel which aims to to cross the Atlantic which will run on renewable...

Google uses Street View to search for the Lock Ness Monster

2 years ago — 0 min read

Google is using its Street View cameras to help find the Loch Ness Monster. By using a diver to take...

US-designed underwater robot could help clean up deep-sea oil spills

2 years ago — 0 min read

Developed by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, the remotely operated vehicle (ROV) uses acoustic signals to locate the thickest...

How do limpet teeth relate to engineering?

2 years ago — 0 min read

Limpet teeth may contain the strongest natural material known to man according the scientists, with fascinating implications for the future...