On Friday 13th of July 2012, the constitutive meeting for The Maritime Innovative Territories International Network was held in Brest, France. David Horat, the Chief Information Officer of PLOCAN, was there to sign the new agreement and discuss over the future objectives and difficulties on the blue economy or maritime economy. This new international network consists of partners from Spain, France, Germany, Italy, Argentina, Mexico, United States, China and Vietnam among others.
The second edition of the Hydrographic Engineering Conference organized again by Hydrographic Institute (IH) in Lisbon took place between 20 and 22 June at IH’s headquarters in the capital city of Portugal.
After 26 days of continuous mission this morning at 9:15 am has been picked up in waters Southwest of Gran Canaria (Mogan) an autonomous observing device called WaveGlider “Hermes”. A proper planning and coordination between the different companies and institutions involved (among others Liquid Robotics, Inc. (LRI), EMS and the Oceanic Platform of the Canary islands (PLOCAN) has allowed to conclude successfully the VULCANO mission.