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Dutch tidal development centre
With the offshore wind market entering maturity the focus for renewables is turning further towards tidal and wave energy with tidal energy attracting a lot of attention. 26 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Rampion collaboration
UK’s MPI Offshore and its parent company, Vroon Offshore Services (Netherlands) recently collaborated to provide offshore services for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm off the south coast of England. 26 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Nautilus ECDIS Kernel
Nautilus ECDIS Kernel from German navigation software specialist company SevenCs is described as the next generation software development kit (SDK) for maritime applications. 26 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Kishorn revival
Scotland’s Kishorn Dry Dock will come out of a 23 year long hibernation after an agreement was signed to use the site during the construction of the world’s largest floating wind farm. 26 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Satellite communication terminal
Recently unveilled at the Sea Asia exhibition in Singapore, the LT-3100 Iridium Communications System from Denmark-based Lars Thrane A/S is a maritime satellite communication product, designed for the professional market (deep sea, fishing, and workboats). 25 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Autonomous mission control
Mark Garnier MP, UK Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, has opened a state-of-the-art Mission Control Centre developed by autonomous vessel technology developer, ASV Global, at its headquarters in Portchester, UK. 25 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Happy 90th birthday to Damen
Damen is celebrating nine decades of operations in the shipbuilding industry in 2017. From its humble beginnings in the 1920s, the company has grown into a renowned maritime service provider that employs 9,000 people. 25 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Scottish ETV debate rumbles on
The debate about the composition of Emergency Towing Vessels (ETV) around the Scottish coast is continuing with the report of a local MP calling for a record to be kept of all ‘near misses’ in the Minch. 24 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
World Hydrography Day
Mapping Our Seas, Oceans & Waterways - More Important Than Ever is the theme of this year’s UN-sponsored World Hydrography Day due to be marked worldwide on and around 21 June. 24 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Third multibeam assembly for Hamburg Port
Hamburg Port Authority (HPA), one of Germany’s leading terminals accustomed to conducting around 900 surveys per year, has acquired a third dual head multibeam echosounder for installation aboard its smallest of three hydrographic vessels responsible for monitoring and documenting shallow water confines, ‘Deepenschriewer IV’. 24 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Danish venture for iSurvey
Norway’s iSurvey group is to carry out survey and positioning operations under a four-year contract with Maersk Oil in support of rig move operations in the Danish sector of the North Sea. 24 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
MMT Shetland surveys
Sweden’s MMT UK subsidiary in Banbury, Oxford reports two current major surveys in the Shetlands on behalf of the Maritime & Coastguard Agency. The first involves a 45-day undertaking from Yell to Unst, while the second comprises a 90-day venture covering a large area north of Lerwick. 24 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Multi-Million euro contract for Next Geosolutions
One such key contract disclosed at Southampton concerned award of two multi-million Euro undertakings to the Anglo-Italian geoscience and engineering group Next Geosolutions for work on the North Sea Link (NSL) project, the 730km high voltage electricity link between Norway and the UK due to become operational in 2021. 24 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Record Ocean Business ‘17
Despite present offshore concerns, the Paris-based semi-autonomous OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) reckons the global ocean economy will double from $1.5 trillion to $3 trillion by 2030, so few were surprised to encounter any number of buoyant market conditions at this year’s biennial Ocean Business event in Southampton, UK hosted by the National Oceanography Centre. 24 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
James Fisher secures MOD subsea contract
JFD, the subsea operations and manufacturing company and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has been awarded a four year framework contract, worth up to £10 million, by the UK MOD Salvage & Marine Operations Team for the provision of subsea equipment and support. 24 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
DLM launches subsea data logging tensile link
Seawork 2017 exhibitor Dynamic Load Monitoring (UK) Ltd has launched a new product for measuring and data logging the Tensile load on subsea applications. 24 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Green discount
The UK’s Port of London Authority has reported a successful take-up of its ‘Green Discount’ incentive scheme. 24 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
German offshore wind reaches subsidy free milestone
The German electricity grid regulator has approved bids to build what will be the first offshore wind farms that depend entirely on market prices for viability rather than government support and subsidies. 24 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Maritime Partner enters tour boat market
Norwegian boatbuilder Maritime Partner has signed a contract with Geiranger Fjordservice (GFS) to deliver an Alusafe Cat 24 developed for sightseeing in the Geiranger fjord. 24 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Crossover foundation
The Articulated Wind Column (AWC) from UK-based ODE is a crossover technology with 40 years of use in the oil and gas industry re-engineered for offshore wind in mid to deep water environments of 230ft to 660ft (70m to 200m). 21 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal