News

Innovative Project to Increase Flexibility and Reduce Costs of Particle Tracking Studies

Jack Poleykett, PhD Researcher at the Centre for Global Eco Innovation (Lancaster University) is leading an innovative project entitled ‘Development of Particle Tracking Technology’. The aim being to improve particle tracking methodologies to increase flexibility and improve data collection for industry based studies, which will also reduce related costs. The project uses unique dual signature tracers developed and owned by UK leading data acquisition and consultancy company Partrac, an industry partner for the PhD programme.  ...Sep 16, 2014
 

Turbulence in Marine Environments: on time & delivering results

Partrac, the marine data acquisition experts, has completed the first turbulence survey for the Carbon Trust-managed Turbulence in Marine Environments (TiME) project. This is the first time that a survey has been designed specifically to measure turbulence using different methods and technologies so that each can be evaluated, and turbulence can be mapped across a tidal energy development site. ...Jul 22, 2014
 

Partrac CSM used in STELAR project - Mekong Rive

The Partrac Cohesive Strength Meter (CSM) is being used in the STELAR-S2S project. The overall aim of the STELAR project is to understand the importance of climatic and autogenic controls in determining the transfer of sediment from source-to-sink in one of the world's largest rivers - the Mekong. ...Jun 16, 2014
 

TiME Project - Data Collection Complete

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Partrac has successfully recovered all five ADCPs and the ‘Nemo’ Turbulence Monitoring system, from the Sound of Islay. This completes the first phase of data collection on the TiME project, and data processing is now underway. ...May 28, 2014
 

Turbulence in Marine Environments (TIME)

The Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has announced that the Scottish Government’s Marine Renewables Commercialisation Fund (MRCF) Array Technology Innovation Programme has made an award to a team of marine experts - to undertake a research project on Turbulence in Marine Environments (TIME) for measuring and evaluating turbulent effects in tidal arrays in Scottish Waters. This MRCF project will be managed by the Carbon Trust. ...Feb 26, 2014
 
 

Events

SR Marine Conference

Date: 23rd and 24th September 2014
Time: 12.00 - 15.30
Venue: Eden Court, Inverness

Scotland has a long and proud history of innovation that has transformed the modern world. Now, as the world searches for new, greener, more sustainable ways of producing energy, it once again turns to Scotland to find the answers.

Be part of the debate at Scotland's most important & biggest Marine event of the year.

BPA Conference 2014

Date: 1st AND 2nd October 2014
Time: 9.00 - 17.00
Venue: Warren Point, Northern Ireland

The 22nd Annual British Ports Association Conference 2014 will be hosted by Warrenpoint Port from 1st - 2nd October 2014 in the nearby town of Newcastle, Co. Down in the 4* Hastings Slieve Donard Resort & Spa.

As in previous years the 2014 conference will offer a unique opportunity for BPA members and non members alike, to catch up with all the latest policy, practice, trends and technology in the ports and harbours sector from across the UK from a range of industry speakers.

As in previous years the 2014 conference will offer a unique opportunity for BPA members and non members alike, to catch up with all the latest policy, practice, trends and technology in the ports and harbours sector from across the UK from a range of industry speakers.

 

Seventh Bristol Tidal Energy Forum

Date: 14th October 2014
Time: 10.00 - 16.00
Venue: Burges Salmon offices,1 Glass Wharf, Bristol, BS2 0ZX

Marine Operations for Tidal Energy

The 7th Bristol Tidal Energy Forum will focus on marine operations for tidal energy, exploring the challenges and highlighting the significant local supply chain expertise in this area.

 Agenda and speakers TBC

ICOE 2014

Date: 4th, 5th and 6th November 2014
Time: 09.00 - 17.00
Venue: Nova Scotia, Canada

The International Conference on Ocean Energy is the global marine energy event focused on the industrial development of renewable marine energy.

RenewableUK Annual Conference & Exhibition

Date: 11th and 12th November 2014
Time: 09.30 - 19.00
Venue: Manchester Central

The UK's Premier Renewable Energy Event.  Widely recognised as the renewables event to attend in the UK – this is our flagship event covering onshore and offshore wind, wave & tidal energy and small & medium wind systems. It will be attended by over 4,500 delegates, 200+ exhibitors and 150 speakers.


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CORPORATE INFORMATION: Partrac Brochure
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Partrac Consulting Brochure
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LEAFLETS / FLYERS: Offshore Wind
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Wave & Tidal
(PDF 438 KB)
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Dredging, Ports & Marine Construction
(PDF 395 KB)
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Scour Monitoring System Information Sheet
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PAPERS: Using Sediment Tracers to Map Sediment Transport Pathways
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Paper: 'Use of Sediments Models for Applied Sediment Management Purposes'
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Paper: 'In Situ Flume Measurements of Resuspension in the North Sea'
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Paper: 'Predicting the Deposition of Sediments in a Receiving River Reach'
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Partrac Environmental Policy
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Turbulence Workshop - Presentations
Turbulence Workshop - Belfast, Feb 2014
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