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Hydrosphere granted BPA membership

Hydrosphere is proud to announce it has of this month become an Associate Member of the British Ports Association. (16th May 2013) Founded in 1992, the British Ports Association represents the interests of ports, terminal operators and port facilities, all of varying size, location and nature, to the United Kingdom and devolved Governments, the European Union [...]

Hydrosphere buoyed by move and expansion

Having recently taken up space at the Fife Renewables innovation Centre (FRIC) in Methil, marine aids firm Hydrosphere has found a new path to growth by introducing an additional side to the business. (13th May 2013) Over the next 12 months, the company is looking to expand the rentals side which was launched at the [...]

Hydrosphere lights up Scotland’s largest berth

The opening ceremony took place on 30th April for the newly extended Hatston pier in Orkney, which will serve as a major base for the marine renewable energy industry. (10th May 2013) At 385 meters – almost a quarter of a mile - the Pier is now Scotland’s longest commercial deep-water berth. Orkney Islands Council’s £8 [...]

Fife Renewables Innovation Centre officially opens

The official opening ceremony for Fife Renewables Innovation Centre, home to Hydrosphere's new Scottish office, was held on Thursday this week.  (19th Apr 2013) Guests had the opportunity to hear from a full programme of high profile speakers, including Niall Stuart, Chief Executive of Scottish Renewables and representatives from Samsung Heavy Industries and Bifab. The programme [...]

New data buoy platform revealed at Ocean Business 2013

At this year's Ocean Business event, taking place between Tuesday 9th and Thursday 11th April, Hydrosphere UK Ltd will be revealing their latest data buoy platform, the DB 650. (10th Apr 2013) Designed by world-leading buoy manufacturer Mobilis, the DB 650 is a robust, flexible platform suitable for inshore and estuary use in up to 50m [...]

Hydrosphere’s new Scottish office

Having outgrown our existing premises Hydrosphere UK's Scottish office has been relocated to the Fife Renewables Innovation Centre in Methil. (4th Apr 2013) The Renewables Innovation Centre is part of the internationally-acclaimed Energy Park Fife, a joint venture between Scottish Enterprise and Fife Council, which is located at the heart of Scotland's renewable energy sector. "Fife [...]

Still going 12 years on

A Carmanah 601 with an expected life of 5 to 8 years is still going strong nearly 12 years later. This is impressive in itself but even more so considering the light's geographical location 60 degrees North of the equator in Shetland where the winter nights are longer than 18 hours in December. The light [...]