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Launch of the wave-powered oxygen pump

The launch of WEBAP I toke place in Simrishamn habour.

The video clip below shows the event of putting the pilot into the water in Simrishamn on October 15 2010. Many people, the press and television gathered to join the launch. After the pilot was put into the water, as traditionally done, some speeched were held.

On the pilot you can see Sven Johansson the owner of Marincenter Syd - the company that constructed the pilot and that helped with many practical design considerations- , Christer Akej from the Municipality of Simrishamn and Lars-Göran Bergquist chairman of the Foundation for the Swedish Environmental Research Institute (SIVL).

After the official ceremony Christian Baresel, the project leader of the WEBAP project, explains the construction and functioning of the wave-powered oxygen pump.

The pump was later transported to its final destination an anchoraged.

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