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Mr Tommelein prepares for take off.
15/10/2015

Secretary of State for the North Sea Bart Tommelein Flies with us to Evaluate the Flinterstar Situation

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On Friday the 9th of October, Secretary of State for the North Sea Bart Tommelein flew with us to evaluate the Flinterstar situation at sea. The ship sank after a collision with another ship near Zeebrugge.

Commander Tabureau, Commander Van Tricht, Operational Director RBINS Patrick Roose (picture J.Urbain, mil.be).
18/09/2015

New commander on RV Belgica

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On Friday the 11th of September 2015, Bernard Tabureau took over the command of the oceanographic research vessel RV Belgica from Luc Van Tricht in Temse.

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17/08/2015

Public Consultation for Offshore Wind Farm Northwester 2

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Reinout Verbeke

Near the sandbank Blighbank, about 46 km off the Northsea coast, NV Northwester 2 wants to build an offshore wind farm. The firm has introduced a request for the environmental permit for the construction and exploitation of the wind farm at the beginning of July.

Image of the port of Zeebrugge, taken by satellite Sentinel-2A on 6 July 2015. (Photo: ESA)
03/08/2015

Marine Researchers Welcome Extraordinary Sea Images from New European Satellite

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Reinout Verbeke

The newly launched European satellite Sentinel-2A turns out to be very useful for marine researcher, says bio-engineer Dimitry Van der Zande of our Institute, who presented the first images in Milan.

Biodiversity hotspot in the sea (picture A.Norro RBINS).
16/07/2015

Hotspot for Biodiversity in the North Sea Rediscovered

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Belgian biologists have rediscovered a hotspot for underwater life in the North Sea. In the vicinity of a few sandbanks along the Belgian coast, the fauna is flourishing just like it was a hundred years ago.

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