SAFEWAVE will host a side event during the 15th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference EWTEC23 conference in Bilbao. The event will take place on the 6th of September from 16:00 to 17:30, to provide updates on the project’s progress. You can also find us at the conference’s exhibition area. Please come and visit us!

Inspection of the Simrad WBAT

An inspection of the condition of the Simrad WBAT – Wideband Autonomous Transceiver was carried out on 1 June. We will shortly be retrieving the WBAT and look forward to working with the results!! The Simrad WBAT – Wideband Autonomous Transceiver was installed on May 2 in the HarshLab laboratory of TECNALIA Research & Innovation, located

Seafloor integrity monitoring at BiMEP

Continuing with the seafloor integrity monitoring, on the 2 and 3 of August, a Side Scan Sonnar inspection of the mooring lines and moorings of the Penguin device of #WELLO OY in BiMEP  was carried out by AZTI and RTSYS - Underwater Acoustics & Drones with the AUV COMET of RTsys. This inspection is part of the monitoring campaigns scheduled in the SAFEWAVE

Mutriku Hydrophone Retrieval

On the 26th of April 2022, AZTI’s sampling team successfully carried out the recovery of three SoundTrap ST300 HF hydrophones (manufactured by Ocean InstrumentsNZ)! The hydrophones have been acquiring underwater noise data since 16 March, i.e. 42 days of recording. The sampling rate was set to 10 minutes every hour, with a sampling rate of