Avocet 3D Images has just received the go ahead to proceed on visualization of the proposed UVic Ocean Technology Park to be based on the west shore of Saanich peninsula on Vancouver Island. Using new techniques, Avocet 3D can create a computer model that allows the designers and engineers to manipulate the virtual environment to discover any conflicts that may exist in the design. Once the initial model has been created and signed off, photorealistic images will be created of the site to be used in marketing and sales The centre will house a tank testing facility, for testing ocean going vessels in a variety of situations. It will also consist of other related companies that either research the ocean environment or capitalize on products that pertain to the ocean environment.