Richard Hardiman

Richard is CEO of RanMarine Technology BV, incorporated in The Netherlands and based in Rotterdam, is an environmental technology company specifically focused on using Unmanned Autonomous Vessels (UAV’s, aka drones) in ports, harbours, marinas and inland water environments. RanMarine Technology's fully autonomous drones "wastesharks" swim through the water, collecting waste and other non-biodegradables, whilst gathering data about the environment.

Richard Hardiman's Project

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 to be unleashed. RanMarine Technology B.V. has just launched Waste Shark, their first product. These fully autonomous drones swim through the […]

Richard Hardiman's Tweets

July and August 2021 were particularly bad months for the planet, which saw flooding in countries like Germany, Turkey, China, India and New Zealand. It now begs the question: is flooding the new normal? Read our blog to find out more: #flooding

Meet our Software Engineer, Muhammad Bilal.

Designing a system that achieves the goal while also opening up new avenues for the exploration of ideas, implementations, and enhancements is a source of joy for me.

#ranmarine #teamwork #wasteshark #oceanpioneer #plasticfreeoceans

Dolphins are an indicator species - their presence, abundance, or lack of abundance demonstrate the quality of an aquatic environment.
Called bio-indicators, the presence of a great number of dolphins in a particular area is an indicator that the area has pollution-free water.

Thank you to the #NL Mission for supporting us at #Pollutec 2021 in France. Wonderful moment for our Esther Lokhorst and Mark Bayly to meet H.E. Mr. Pieter de Gooijer, the Ambassador of The Netherlands, to discuss the capabilities of clearing waste with our #WasteShark.

The largest group of marine reptiles, the sea snakes, occur in the tropical and subtropical waters of the Indian and Pacific Oceans from the east coast of Africa to the Gulf of Panama.

A single species has been found more than 1000 km up rivers.


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