Since 2015, the massive arrival of Sargassum due to diverse variables has affected the Caribbean, causing severe negative environmental issues in the reefs, lagoons, shorelines, embayments.

Sargassum acidifies water, reduces sunlight and kills coral reefs, and affects turtle nesting grounds. It is also affecting the tourism industry which has been severely impacted by this Golden Tide since 2015, with exponential arrivals in 2017 and 2019.

Our engineering department at Delft University has worked since then on a variety of options and solutions for this problem, depending on each site, with a three-tier approach, monitoring, deep-sea harvesting, and the final disposition which can be shredded and compacted, stored into bio containers at sea, to be sunk, combusted or brought to land in pellets to biodegrade for methane production.

Oceanus has designed Sargassum Deviators, which have a unique Triangular shape that can be used in high wave environments, it impedes Sargassum to jump over, even in high wave situations.
This is a problem oil booms and the several adapted curtain technologies have not been able to solve.
We can manufacture and ship our Sargassum Deviators to any port in the world.

Turnkey solutions for sargassum tides or golden tides.

We also provide turnkey solutions for Sargassum affected properties, we have the ability to monitor any region of the Caribbean using satellite imagery, which provides precise location and volumes of the Sargassum Plumes at sea, we then work in our engineering and mathematical modeling department at Delft University, using historic and live weather analysis, considering waves, currents, depths, and wind.

This defines with high accuracy and precision, amounts of sargassum and locations where sargassum will affect a specific region or coastline with a 5-day forecast, which allows us to program efficient Deep and Shallow water harvesting operations with a three-tier approach;

1.Satelite Monitoring and Mathematical Modeling,

2. Deep-sea and Shallow Water Harvesting,

3. Final disposition can be shredded and compacted, stored into bio containers to be sunk or combusted at sea, or brought to land in pellets to biodegrade for methane production, which can help properties reduce electrical and heating costs in the long run.

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