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  • Wheel be there

    When the maritime industry gathers at SMM in Hamburg, Goldhofer Aktiengesellschaft of Memmingen, Germany will also be there to present its heavy duty wheeled transport equipment for the shipbuilding industry. 19 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • PML unveils advanced buoy

    The UK’s Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) has unveiled a new near surface ocean profiling buoy, which it says will be critical for boosting our understanding of our oceans and climate. 19 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Thames airport feasibility studies

    The UK Airports Commission has published its Inner Thames Estuary airport feasibility study which seemingly reveals no reason to doubt the credibility of the development. 19 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Slides at SMM

    Naval architects and shipbuilders seeking to optimise the safety of their next project are being invited to the Survitec Group stand at the SMM exhibition in Hamburg. The company will be showcasing its SurvitecZodiac range of escape slides and liferafts. 19 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Safety first at SMM

    German life-saving expert, Bernhardt Apparatebau, will be presenting a new range of SECUMAR lifejackets and survival suits at both the SMM and WindEnergy exhibitions in Hamburg this September. 18 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Victaulic system receives five new approvals

    Mechanical pipe-joining systems manufacturer, Victaulic, has received five new type approvals for its Vic-Press, a flame-free press system for joining small-diameter stainless steel pipe. 18 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Van Oord’s new offshore wind vessels

    Van Oord has taken delivery of the ‘Aeolus’, a jack-up barge that is designed to install wind turbines at sea. The vessel will play an important role in the Dutch mission to increase the usage of energy from renewable sources. 18 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Small ship work points up yard flexibility

    Boat and small ship repair and refit have pointed up some flexible capabilities at the three shipyards in Germany’s Privinvest group. 18 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Old German ferry is transformed

    Instead of scrapping its 35 year old ferry 'Adler Dania', north German operator Adler Schiffe this year spent €2 million redesigning and converting it into an excursion and event ship which has now gone back into service. 15 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Energy generator goes with the flow

    Wales’ first full-scale tidal energy generator has been unveiled ahead of its installation in Ramsey Sound, Pembrokeshire. 15 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Dyneema ropes fundamental for ‘Concordia’ parbuckling

    The ‘Costa Concordia’ parbuckling operation on the rocks of the Italian island of Giglio has been a success in many ways. High performance ropes with Dyneema played a key role in the operation, according to Netherlands based DSM Dyneema. 15 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Dale joins Team Humber

    One of the UK’s leading power system suppliers is targeting the Humber region in the north east of the country because of its increasing importance as a renewable energy hub, according to a local industrial grouping. Dale Power Solutions of Scarborough, which makes and services uninterrupted power systems and generators, is the latest company to join Team Humber Marine Alliance (THMA). 15 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Diesel electric FSV

    A new design of fast supply vessel delivered by De Hoop shipyard in Holland is the first to be fitted with a unique propulsion system that is claimed to offer significant fuel savings. This vessel which has been built to support offshore oil installations in the Gulf of Mexico is the first of a series of seven similar vessels on order from De Hoop which has two shipyards in Holland. 15 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Last Clyde yard gone

    ‘Maritime Journal’ has just been informed that Blair Nimmo and Tony Friar of KPMG LLP, have been appointed as Joint Administrators of Ferguson Shipbuilders Limited, Newark Joiners Limited and Ferguson-Ailsa Limited on 14 August 2014 at the request of the companies. 15 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Z-Boat autonomy

    The Oceanscience Z-Boat 1800 remotely-operated hydrographic survey boat has just completed final trials with an on-board autonomous waypoint navigation system, and is now ready to get surveying. The latest GNSS controlled, IMU aided "robo" Z-Boat option is a result of a partnership between The Oceanscience Group (USA), MSubs (UK) and Swathe Services (UK) and adds autonomy for the 1.8 m (6 ft) portable hydrographic survey system. 15 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Panic rooms for ships

    With the latest security alert from BIMCO effectively rendering the use of armed guards commercially placed on merchant vessels illegal in Nigeria, the need for citadels onboard vessels has never been greater according to a Spanish marine security company. 14 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • ABPmer extends coastal database

    UK-based ABP Marine Environmental Research (ABPmer) is extending its coastal realignment Online Marine Registry (OMReg) to include a wider range of practical shoreline adaptation techniques. 14 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Civils award

    GPS Marine (UK) have won an ‘ICE London Civil Engineering 2014 Award’ for works undertaken on the Crossrail Project, involving the installation and removal of cofferdams at Connaught. 14 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • New premises for Ranieri Tonissi

    The Italian importer of MAN engines and operator of the MAN service base for marine engines, Ranieri Tonissi S.p.A., moved to its new headquarters in Genoa in June. Commercial customers will benefit from the location directly on the deepwater pier. 14 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • New Lifejacket Lights

    UK life saving equipment manufacturers Crewsaver have announced a new range of lifejacket lights, suitable for all foam lifejackets of the type most commonly used for quick deployment in an emergency aboard some of the largest cruise ships and commercial vessels worldwide. 14 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Renewables for ferry

    Eco Marine Power, a marine renewable energy technology company based in Japan, has announced that it has begun a project to jointly deploy and evaluate with Blue Star Ferries of Greece, a range of technologies for shipping including the Aquarius Management and Automation System (MAS) with an integrated marine solar power system. 14 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Red Bay up and away

    Red Bay Boats in Northern Ireland has won two orders for its new Stormforce 1650 vessel. The orders have been placed by Sea Harris, a ferry operator on the Isle of Lewis for day trips to St Kilda island, off Scotland, and by Belfast Harbour Commissioners for use as a new pilot boat. 13 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal