Worldwide maritime accelerator startup news from BlueOceanMag the online magazine for innovation in the maritime sector, its startups and investors.

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Supporting the future of greener shipping

Environmental concerns are influencing a greater need for renewable and sustainable energy across the world with specialist technologies being at the forefront of new designs and solutions. As maritime industries begin to tackle the climate change issues, ports and shipping companies are looking for carbon-free alternatives by testing potential solutions for vessels. The requirement to

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Ocean energy Startups

BlueNewables Succesfully Completes WIND-bos Spar Platform Testing

BlueNewables tested its WIND-bos Spar Platform successfully. The platform allows access to deep-water sites and ease turbine set-up which may in time offer a lower-cost alternative to fixed-bottom foundations, given the potential for standardisation of foundation designs and the use of low-cost, readily available installation vessels. Testing A highly devoted team, existing out of Acciona

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Entrepreneurship Europe Other Ports Startups

The European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) has launched two calls

In line with the EU’s Green Deal, the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) just launched two calls aimed at advancing clean, circular blue economy, preserving as well as protecting biodiversity and marine habitats. 1. EMFF-APC-2020 – Cross-sectoral development of innovative port clusters in the Atlantic: Developing a blue accelerator scheme for Atlantic ports Ports

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Startups Europe Investors North America Ocean energy Other Region

PERSEO, Iberdrola’s Startup Challenge

Through PERSEO, Iberdrola can provide startups, particularly in Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States, with its investor support and expertise, its base of 30 million supply points and its more than 52 GW of installed capacity. In this way, it contributes to developing and boosting an innovative corporate fabric in the energy sector.

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Startups Asia Other Shipping

Spire Maritime announces revenue growth and expansion into Asia

Spire Global, a global data service provider and leader AIS data solutions and weather forecasting, announced the year-over-year results for its maritime business unit. Spire Maritime expanded into Asia and celebrated a four-fold increase in bookings in 2019. It continued to build on its successes after launching in January 2019 offering its first weather product

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Startups Other Shipping Technology

Modular ships for waterways

Alego Development has patented the Alego Modular Vessel, modular ships focused intended to be used in waterways. It has LNG/ Electric-Hybrid propulsion, shallow draft and a flexible modular design. These vessels are suitable for a wide variety of applications and operational conditions. All Alego modules are of standardized design, enabling transport with existing infrastructure. Alego’s

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The BlueInvest coaching continues: JALVASUB Engineering and La Bella Verde

As you know, the BOld team was certified by the EU as BlueInvest Readiness Assistance coaches for the program’s startups. In January, we received our Cycle 1 assignments and we are happy to announce that, during Cycle 2, we will be coaching JALVASUB Engineering and La Bella Verde. Both startups are committed to environmental sustainability. JALVASUB Engineering JALVASUB Engineering is

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