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Can simulators prepare you for life at sea?

04 Aug 2016

Working at sea can be tough. Operating in confined spaces, extreme weather and being far away from help in an emergency all contribute to a challenging environment.


New underwater robot to explore Antarctica's icy depths

11 Jul 2016

A new underwater robot that will help scientists answer important questions about the Antarctic is due to arrive in Tasmania in 2017, thanks to a contract awarded to International Submarine Engineering (ISE).


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.