Trials

One of PLOCAN's main functions is to drive and facilitate sea trials for new marine technologies. PLOCAN has facilitated and participated in many activities since 2008, some of which are described in the table below.

 

Name of the deviceStarting dateDuration (days)Kind of test, News linkCo-ordinator, CountryFacilitating Agency, CountryAssociated ProjectLocation
Waveglider SV3 May
2015
007 Autonomous sea vehicle (ASV) with passive acoustic module INDRA, Spain MARUM, Germany PERSEUS
Waveglider SV3 Mar
2015
005 Marine vehicle INDRA, Spain MARUM, Germany PERSEUS
Acoustic mooring test Dec
2014
120 Buoy-mounted device   NOC, United Kingdom  
Slocum Glider SAT and training Feb
2014
015 Glider   NOC, United Kingdom  
Mesocosm Experiment Jan
2014
132 Floating experimental enclosures GEOMAR, Germany BIOACID, Germany KOSMOS
W200 Wave Energy Converter Oct
2013
Activo Wave-energy converter WEDGE Global, Spain MINECO, Spain UNDIGEN
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AUV Autosub-LR Jan
2013
060 Glider   NOC, United Kingdom  
ASV Sailbuoy Nov
2012
030 Marine vehicle LOCEAN/UPMC, France CMR, Norway GROOM
ASV WaveGlider May
2012
045 Marine vehicle LOCEAN/UPMC, France Liquid Robotics, USA GROOM
Boyas vigilancia costera Apr
2011
320 Oceanographic buoy Carl Zeiss, Germany European Union, FP7 AMASS
AUV-Slocum G2 Mar
2011
030 Glider LOCEAN/UPMC, France Teledyne Webb Res, USA GROOM
APC-PISYS Wave Energy Converter Mar
2011
191 Wave energy converter Pipo System, Spain MICINN, Spain
MINECO, Spain
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ODAS Buoy May
2009
340 Oceanographic Buoy   ICCM, Spain ACOMAR Network