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Marine Renewable Energies

We promote the development of marine renewable energy supported by R&D, innovation and transfer of knowledge.

Offshore Aquaculture

We provide the necessary technical expertise in the Offshore Aquaculture sector that has been the focus of a growing interest.

Ocean Engineering Solutions

We offer a wide range of specialized technical solutions and engineering solutions for the ocean economy (Blue Economy).

 

 

 

 

    Software Solutions

    COMMERCIAL SOFTWARE CODES

    Experience with state-of-the-art software for Design and Engineering
    WAMIT
    • A 3D linear radiation-diffraction BEM codes (boundary element method)
    FAST
    • Operational and extreme load analysis
    • Blade and tower fatigue
    • Transient events: wind gusts, turbine shutdown, etc.
    • Power production and control
    ORCAFLEX
    • Loadings on offshore structure in extreme conditions
    • Time series of mooring line tension
    • Wave drift loads
    REFRESCO
    • A viscous-flow CFD code that solves multiphase unsteady incompressible flows using the RANS equations.
    MARITIME COMMERCIAL CFD CODE
    • WavEC is the representative of NUMECA in Portugal

    IN-HOUSE NUMERICAL TOOLS

    Decision tools for the deep offshore
    FIL - FUTURE IN LOGICS
    • Strategic support tool for scenarios building, to support future foresight action plan based on the morphological analysis
    OSSES TOOL
    • Optimisation tool to select and size energy sources to satisfy a predefined load profile
    UMBILICAL CONFIGURATION DESIGN TOOL
    • To identify suitable configuration of floaters to maximize lifetime, prevent overdesign and reduce costs
    AQUACULTURE GROWTH MODEL
    • Predict species growth based on water temperature and body weight for production costs and profit calculations
    MARINE BIOFOULING DATABASE
    • Information on the organisms’ occurrence and key biofouling parameters to the MRE sector
    OASIS SITE SELECTION TOOL
    • Applicable to Offshore Wind, Wave & Tidal Energy and Offshore Aquaculture
    LOGISTICS TOOL
    • Validated database with over 16’000 vessels
    • Can accommodate project specific requirements
    RESOURCE TO GRID MODEL
    • Hydrodynamic interactions
    • Power production
    • Loads, motions, velocities, accelerations
    TECHNO-ECONOMIC MODEL
    • Estimating the Levelised Cost of Energy (LCoE)
    SOFTWARE O&M
    • Corrective, calendar and condition based maintenance
    • Safety (environmental and maritime), logistics and forecast
    Open Source Tools

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