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  • TOWLINES

    GSS Marine Services’ new Neptune 2611 Eurocarrier ‘Marilyn M’ (pictured) has entered service with its first assignment, providing dredging support services on the Belgian coast. 30 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Under the bonnet of Fairplay’s new tractors

    Propulsion and steering systems provider Schottel Group have revealed details of the hybrid propulsion system installed in two tractor tugs delivered recently by Astilleros Armon Shipyard to Fairplay Towage. 30 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Bugsier orders its first Damen tug

    Hamburg based tug owner Bugsier Reederei has placed an order for its first ever Damen built tug in the form of a ASD 2411 model to serve as a harbour tug in German ports. 30 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • RNLI lifeboat centre due to open

    The RNLI will open its All-weather Lifeboat Centre (ALC) on Friday 21 August to take over production, maintenance and refit of the charity’s all-weather lifeboat fleet in-house for the first time in the charity’s 191-year history. 30 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • New simulation wing

    The simulation centre at the Technical University of Varna in Bulgaria has recently opened a new simulation wing. Following the opening of its simulation centrein 2012, the TU Varna has seen steady growth and further expansion into a new simulator wing was required. 29 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Monopile anticorrosion

    Netherlands-based construction and engineering company Ballast Nedam is using CWind, a leading provider of integrated services to the wind industry, to provide corrosion protection services to its Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm monopiles. 29 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • USA set for first windfarm

    Construction of the USA’s first windfarm has begun, seven years after Rhode Island-based Deepwater Wind’s first proposal for the 30MW Block Island pilot windfarm. 29 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Chris Feibusch: Drew Marine Signal & Safety

    When Chris Feibusch of Drew Marine Signal & Safety moved across from his largely leisure marine background in 2010, he found himself in a world that matched time-sensitive logistics with the demands of Class 1 explosives. 29 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • DolWin1 offshore wind energy link hand over

    Leading power and automation group, ABB, has successfully commissioned and handed over the DolWin1 offshore wind grid connection to the Dutch-German transmission system operator, TenneT. 29 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Icelandic connection moves forward with Swedish support

    Following an energy sharing scheme between Iceland and the UK first agreed in 2012, Atlantic Superconnection Corporation plans to build a 1000km cable between Iceland and the United Kingdom. Sweden’s MMT has recently begun the route survey contract it was awarded in June. 29 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Port of Gothenburg invests

    A new logistics park is in the early stages of build directly beside Sweden’s Port of Gothenburg. One million square metres in size, the park is expected to generate more than 2,000 jobs and address a shortage of land for logistics and distribution close to the port. 29 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Hamburg’s Russian link

    The new deep-water port of Bronka on the outskirts of St Petersburg on the Southern bank of the Gulf of Finland is being built near the municipality of Lomonossov and it’s set to be the latest partner in Port of Hamburg Marketing. 29 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • First of ten for Dutch yard

    In 2013 Esnaad awarded Shipyard De Hoop with an order for ten state-of-the-art Platform Supply Vessels. Despite the vigorous international competition, Dutch designer and builder of custom-built vessels; De Hoop, won the contract. 28 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • EIVA looks east

    Danish marine survey hardware and software specialist EIVA has opened a Singapore office as a result of increasing activities in the Asia-Pacific region, thereby offering customers and partners a local point of contact. 28 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • European navcomms acquisition

    Australia's SpeedCast International Limited, global satellite telecommunications expert, has signed an agreement to acquire SAIT Communications, a fast-growing European maritime communications service provider. 28 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Ullman Steering Bar first drive

    Of all the vessels on the Seawork pontoon this year, one that garnered a tremendous amount of attention in pole position on berth V55 was the Ullman Dynamics/ Norsafe demonstrator RIB with Ullman’s new Steering Bar system installed. ‘Maritime Journal’ took this test bed vessel for a quick spin. 28 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Ocean Energy Europe tops 100 members

    Brussels headquartered Ocean Energy Europe, an industry group for ocean renewable energy in Europe, recently exceeded 100 members, when Wavepower, Marine Power Systems and Mojo Maritime joined. They join a growing list of industry representatives uniting behind a common plan for industrialising the ocean energy sector. 28 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Maritieme Academie Holland simulators

    The Maritieme Academie Holland has selected VSTEP as simulator partner for their new Inland Navigation Center in Harlingen. The deal includes the purchase of a Full Mission Inland Navigation Simulator along with three Inland console trainers. The simulator centre will be the first to provide simulator training in full accordance with the requirements for Inland simulators by the Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine (CCNR). 27 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Jan De Nul progresses with Egypt dredging

    Jan De Nul is making progress with its dredging work on the New Suez Canal Project in Egypt, with a total of 200,000,000m³ of soil dredged so far. 27 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Italian SAR training

    The Italian Air Force Search and Rescue team has been expanding its skills and knowledge during a visit to a UK subsea trials and training facility The Underwater Centre, which claims it is fast developing a reputation for supporting international rescue teams with its range of bespoke packages. 27 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Submarine interconnector

    Prysmian Group, the Italian headquartered energy and telecom cable systems company, has been awarded a new contract worth around 550 million euros, for a 740km long HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) submarine interconnector that will link Norway and the UK, by Statnett SF and National Grid NSN Link Ltd, a project specific subsidiary of National Grid plc. 27 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • How to weigh a ROV platform

    Four wireless compression load cells with centre of gravity software were used to weigh two subsea fabricated platforms at Pentalver’s shipping facility at Southampton Docks, UK recently. 27 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal