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WWF and SKY launch WasteShark

OUR PARTNERSHIP WWF and Sky Ocean Rescue have launched an autonomous marine robot in north Devon to help clear Ilfracombe harbour of waste. The WasteShark® will be roaming through distances of up to 5km of water, [...]

4 March 2019|Europe, Press|

Waste Shark: Plastic – Eating Drones

Richard Hardiman, the accidental environmentalist, speaks honestly about his entrepreneurial journey, discovering a passion for drones and plastic recycling he never dreamed of, and how the creative, entrepreneurial side lies in each of us- waiting [...]

26 January 2019|Europe, Press|

Gobbling up your marina problem

ROTTERDAM RanMarine Technology, a 4-year-old Dutch company, has a solution for marina operators for whom floating garbage is an unending pain-in-the-neck. The company has developed the WasteShark, an aquadrone that removes trash and nasty flora [...]

21 April 2018|Europe, Press|

Rotterdam rising

Rotterdam also acts as a magnet for maritime innovators from around the world. Richard Hardiman launched his RanMarine technology company three years ago in his native South Africa, but moved to Rotterdam when he gained [...]

9 March 2018|Europe, Press|

‘Waste Shark’ cleans port

The WasteShark during the RTL7 film tour in the harbour basin at the RDM Innovation Dock at Heijplaat Rotterdam [Original article in Dutch] The WasteShark (1.90 x 1.40 meter), an unmanned electric catamaran, can soon clean independent [...]

9 September 2017|Europe, Press|