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World-first trial aims to harness the potential of wave energy farms

15 Mar 2016

Key players in the ocean renewable energy sector have met at the Australian Maritime College to observe a world-first trial testing the performance and impact of wave energy farms at model scale.


Major upgrades ahead for Cavitation Research Laboratory

29 Feb 2016

The University of Tasmania will invest $3.35 million over the next five years upgrading the Cavitation Research Laboratory’s research, workshop and water storage and handling equipment.


Tank testing milestone for Brisbane boat builder

19 Jan 2016

A significant milestone has been quietly achieved at the towing tank, when the facility’s longest and most regular client completed experiments on their 28th new vessel in 28 years.


Reducing noise key to ensuring stealthy ships

10 Dec 2015

Researchers at the Cavitation Research Laboratory are working with national and international collaborators on three key projects investigating different elements of noise reduction for naval vessels.


Racing rats, dynamic decks and serious design

05 Oct 2015

Budding engineers have put classroom theories to the test in two hotly contested annual events, the Rat Trap Boat Race and Skateboard Design Project.