During the 9th and 10th August took place in waters of Port de La Selva (Girona), the act of final certification and delivery of PLOCAN-1 boat, attended by both members of the shipyard, the certifying entity and PLOCAN Consortium.
Today, July 27th 2012, after two weeks of intense training, has successfully ended the 3rd edition of the Glider Summer School organized by PLOCAN. During that period, students have enjoyed a formative period where both theoretical and practical activities have been entwined to provide them the best possible approach for better understanding and use on underwater glider technology.
The III Conference on Scientific and Technological Infrastructures (ICTS) – Information Technology – was held on Thursday 26 and Friday 27 of July 2012. This was the first time where heads of IT departments and operations joint together. David Horat, Chief Information Officer, talked about several of the systems, strategies and methodologies implemented at PLOCAN. More specifically, his conference touched 4 main blocks:
In waters South of Gran Canaria, technical staff from the U.S. company Teledyne Webb Research and the Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands -PLOCAN- have carried out today, Tuesday 24 July, a new commissioning of the glider Silbo, after a refurbishment period at the facilities of PLOCAN in Taliarte.