Cable durability and moorings in tidal flows to be discussed in Canada

Fundy Ocean Research Centre for Energy (FORCE), along with Marine Renewables Canada and the Offshore Energy Research Association (OERA) are co-hosting a workshop on the durability of cables and moorings in tidal flows.

The objective of the workshop is to bring together experts and stakeholders to discuss an applied research program that would focus on the durability of marine infrastructure, particularly cables and mooring systems in high-energy tidal flows.

It is critical to identify and address these new challenges to infrastructure durability if the in-stream turbine industry is to become viable, according to Marine Renewables Canada.

The expected outcomes of the workshop are the identification of relevant issues, with a corresponding plan that outlines a strategic approach to addressing these issues, as well as the initiation of R&D in this area within the Bay of Fundy and abroad.

The workshop will feature presenters from ETA, Bluewater, Ocean Renewable Power Company, Florida Institute of Technology, Atlantic Research Centre Defence Research and Development Canada, as well as the presenters from local industry, government and academia.

The day-long event will be held on March 31, 2016 in Halifax, at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Canada.

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