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SFI BLUES Days 2022

SFI BLUES Days 2022 On 15 – 16 November the Centre partners gathered in Oslo for the last SFI BLUES days of the year. SFI BLUES is well underway in developing floating structures for the next generation of ocean industries. During the BLUES days we had good discussions, project updates and networking. “The BLUES days […]

Motion response analysis of a Sevan FWT moonpool foundation

For several years Sevan SSP have been pioneers within providing an alternative to the traditional ship-shaped, turret moored designs.

2021 Annual Report

SFI BLUES is in its third year, and the 2021 Annual Report is now ready.

PhD Candidate within Marine Hydrodynamics

The Department of Marine Technology has a vacancy for a PhD Candidate within marine hydrodynamics related to the topic: Wave and current load effects of moored closed aquaculture cages.

Webinar: Floating structures for the next generation of ocean industries

Last week Centre Director Vegard Øgård Aksnes presented SFI BLUES at a Blue Economy webinar. Watch the recording here!

Open post doc position at NGI

Are you interested in developing a soil-structure interaction framework for mooring lines and anchors subjected to cyclic loading? Do you want to be a part of ground-breaking research contributing to the next generation of floating structures for renewable energy (wind and solar), aquaculture and coastal infrastructure?

New PhD and post doc students in SFI BLUES

Several new PhD students and post docs have started after the summer

Floating structures for the next generation of ocean industries

With a changing climate it is time for change.

Sébastien Laflèche is the first PhD-student in SFI BLUES

Sébastien Laflèche first PhD-student in SFI BLUES. He started in January 2021

SFI BLUES – A new centre for research-based innovation on novel floating structures

Floating offshore wind turbines, floating solar power plants, offshore aquaculture, floating bridges and floating cities – what do these structures have in common? And what is SFI BLUES all about?