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HR Wallingford is a world-leading supplier of physical modelling facilities and equipment. These include towing carriages, circulating water tunnels, wave generation systems, measuring instrumentation and dynamometers for use within physical model test facilities. As well as supplying equipment, we are an active user undertaking over 25 physical modelling consultancy studies each year for clients around the world.

Established in 1947, HR Wallingford is a centre of excellence for maritime, coastal and fluvial engineering based at our headquarters in Wallingford, UK. The company also has regional offices in Manchester, UK, Perth, Australia, Mumbai, Kuala Lumpur, Abu Dhabi, Houston, and Shanghai.

www.hrwallingford.com

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Qualisys provides motion capture cameras suitable for indoor, outdoor, and underwater capture. Our underwater cameras are the world’s only commercially available optical motion capture cameras for underwater use. They are designed to be mobile, robust, and trouble-free during operation and are pressure-tested to a depth of 40m. The cameras track lightweight markers attached to the vessel to measure 6DOF position and orientation. The accuracy of the measurements can reach down to 1mm for position and 0.1° for rotation. Researchers use our systems to track several underwater objects, including free-running AUVs, mooring lines, fishnet trawl doors, and oil pipeline motions.

www.qualisys.com

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With more than 30 years of experience, Van Halteren Technologies (VHT) specializes in custom design, construction, installation, testing and tuning of test systems for research applications. Particularly for hydrodynamic research applications, VHT has a wide range of wave generator systems installed at major institutes worldwide. Each system is made according to the customer’s requirements regarding wave performance, dimensions and local installation conditions. In addition to wave generator systems, VHT has experience with wave generation software, including Active Reflection Compensation, as well as wave absorbers, carriages, adjustable basin floors, etc.

As an industrial supplier for drive and control technology with scientific knowledge, we support you with excellent test equipment, both in newly built facilities as well as in existing basins.

www.vanhalteren.com

The Australian Maritime College (AMC) at the University of Tasmania – is the national institute for maritime education, training and research. AMC has a global reputation for its high-quality education and research, producing first-class graduates keenly desired by industry, and research with broad impact. Within Australia, the growing maritime, defence, marine, renewable energy and offshore sectors provide exciting and strategic areas of growth for AMC, and for our researchers and students. Our suite of specialist facilities are internationally acclaimed and are used by government and industry world-wide. Additionally, our experienced teaching and research staff have strong links to industry, ensuring students are ready for careers of the future, with direct pathways into the workforce. We offer a wide range of courses from vocational training through to bachelor and postgraduate degrees and doctorates, spanning the areas of:

  • Maritime engineering and hydrodynamics
  • Maritime business and international logistics
  • Ocean seafaring
  • Coastal seafaring and VET courses

Our skilled graduates are in demand worldwide, with many securing employment before graduation, and AMC alumni spread across more than 50 countries. Whether you’re interested in captaining a ship, operating autonomous vessels, safeguarding marine environments, designing advanced ocean engineering structures, or keeping the world’s goods moving, AMC can help to get you there.

https://www.amc.edu.au/

 

AMC Search Ltd. (AMCS) is an engineering and training company owned by the Australian Maritime College (AMC), a specialist institute of the University of Tasmania. We specialise in naval architecture, maritime engineering, maritime infrastructure engineering, maritime simulations, energy systems, Autonomous Maritime Systems and T&E support utilising the suite of specialist facilities at the AMC. We also deliver the most extensive range of maritime short courses in the Southern Hemisphere, with over 50% of courses delivered each year tailor made to meet a specific requirement. We provide these specialised services to the shipping, ports, defence, logistics and energy sectors and clients include large corporations, defence organisations, SMEs, and government departments. AMCS prides itself on being a holistic maritime consultancy company that works with clients across a broad range of services, from initial design through to the training of the people employed to operate new infrastructure.

https://www.amcsearch.com.au/

 

Australian shipbuilder Incat is renowned for construction of highspeed lightweight catamarans.

Sitting at the cutting edge of environmentally friendly craft Incat provide optimal lightweight ship solutions for ferry operators, special service providers and militaries. From fast, flexible and efficient vehicle-passenger ferries to high-speed military support vessels, crew ships and dynamic platforms, Incat sets the global benchmark in aluminium ship technology.

With the continuing emphasis on eco operations and fuel efficiency Incat has continued to develop the breed with lightweight, environmentally friendly fuel-efficient ships carrying heavier vehicle loads than ever before and at the lowest operational costs.

Incat’s shipyard is on Prince of Wales Bay at Derwent Park near Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. The facility incorporates more than 70,000 m2 of undercover production halls, with two dry-dock areas capable of accommodating up to six vessels under construction. A reputation for quality and excellence in production is supported by an experienced and dedicated workforce.

Incat takes ownership of the customer’s specific needs ensuring on-time delivery of the right ship for the right job.

https://incat.com.au/