Case Study: Silicon Sensing Systems positioning the world’s first uncrewed science vessel

Project Overview The University of Plymouth has been working with a Devon-based company, Silicon Sensing Systems Ltd, to test and optimise the capability of the company’s latest sensor being used within the marine autonomy market. It will be going into service aboard the world’s first uncrewed Atlantic crossing by a scientific vessel, the Mayflower Autonomous…

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Case Study: HydroSurv – Advancing Coastal Marine Survey

Project Overview HydroSurv is a Devon-based company working to deliver a future where all inland and coastal data acquisition is delivered by low-impact, economic autonomous vessels. Taking a wholeistic approach to this vision, the business designs and builds uncrewed survey vessels (USVs), and pioneers innovative environmental data capture methods, including processing and interpretive reporting techniques.…

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Case Study: eVoyager the UK’s first electric ferry

Project Overview: A consortium of six partners (University of Exeter, Plymouth Boat Trips, EV Parts, Plymouth University, Teignbridge Propellers and Voyager Marine Ltd.) worked together to design and develop the UK’s first fully electric sea-going ferry. The project was funded through the MarRI-UK Clean Maritime Call. The ferry, now renamed e-Voyager, was launched in the…

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