Waterfall

Healthy Oceans / 2 Partners

#AlgeaNova   #Large investment   #Large capacity

 

Grogenics and AlgeaNova have partnered in order to offer two large capacity harvester ships. Their ships gather approximately 150 m3 and 300 m3 of fresh sargassum respectively daily, in shallow waters. In addition, AlgeaNova has dams that have been tested and patented. Regularly maintained, the dams environmentally and effectively stop the sargassum from reaching shores. Presently, AlgeaNova has contracts in both the Dominican Republic and Mexico.

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The Dams

The Boat

#SOS Carbon, A MIT Startup located in Dominican Republic                #Small investment 

Grogenics and SOS Carbon have partnered in order to offer ultimate long-term low-cost solution to sargassum collection at sea. SOS Carbon has developed and introduced its Littoral Collection Module (LCM), a device that mounts on any small boat. Their LCM requires very low capital, a fraction of the cost of large conveyor-based machines, has high-capacity as it matches the collection capacity of large conveyor-based machines, is versatile as shallow draft enables cleaning anywhere, bears low marginal cost as it cleans continuously all day, even small amounts of sargassum, displays no visual pollution and is inconspicuous has it replaces large and noisy specialized machinery, protects and conserves ecosystems and critical habitat.

LCM
LCM

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LCM engineering
LCM engineering

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Sargassum in net
Sargassum in net

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LCM
LCM

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The Boat