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  • Interspill 2015 conference

    Next year’s Interspill exhibition, taking place in March 2015, is set to be the largest to-date, with over 80 exhibitors confirmed. 31 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • First Sprinter leaves blocks

    The official sea trials have been held of the first CoCo Yachts designed and Afai Southern Shipyard built Urban Sprinter 2000 fast ferry, named ‘Pão de Açúcar’. This is the first vessel out of a series of seven Urban Sprinters which will sail on Guanabara Bay between Rio de Janeiro and Niterói. 31 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Cowes breakwater update

    Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC), Isle of Wight, UK has reported that completion of the 2014 phases of the Cowes breakwater construction programme is imminent with contractors Boskalis Westminster now finalising the reshaping of the 350 metre long breakwater core in advance of a winter settlement period. 31 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Rescue Congress

    The World Maritime Rescue Congress takes place from 1-4 June 2015 in Bremerhaven, Germany, and the IMRF Congress Secretariat has extended an invitation to authors or organisations interested in submitting a paper or taking part in a workshop at the Congress. 31 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Humber Gateway Substation contract

    MPI Offshore has announced that its wind-turbine-installation vessel, ‘MPI Adventure’, has successfully completed installation of the Humber Gateway Substation, following a very efficient transportation and installation period. 31 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Miko goes stateside

    Norwegian hull patching specialist Miko Marine AS has opened a subsidiary in Morgan City, La. from where it will be able to supply ship operators and salvage companies throughout the United States with its unique range of products. 31 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • In the eye of the storm

    Canadian AXYS Technologies Inc (AXYS) was pleased to announce the EDP Inovação (EDPi) WindSentinel floating LiDAR system survived a major storm that ravaged the coast of Portgual near Viana do Castelo. 30 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Focus on The Port of Cork

    Cork Harbour, on the south coast of Ireland, reputed to be the second largest harbour in the world, sees a great variety of shipping, with some 4,500 vessel movements per annum. The Port of Cork is one of only two Irish ports that handle Lift-on Lift-off, Ro-Ro, Liquid Bulk, Dry Bulk, Break Bulk and Cruise vessels. 30 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Seven vessel order for Sanmar

    Continuing this month’s news of orders for new vessels, Turkey’s Sanmar Shipyards recently secured a major order for six tugs and a pilot cutter for Aqaba Port Marine Services Company (APMSCO) in Jordan. 30 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Fast Flow Facility

    UK civil engineering company HR Wallingford has opened what it claims to be one of the world’s most sophisticated marine modelling facilities in operation; the UK Ship Simulation Centre and the Fast Flow Facility at Howbery Business Park in Oxfordshire. 30 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Genset order for Damen tugs

    Netherland’s based propulsion expert, DBR, has delivered a substantial order of 42 marine generator sets for Damen Shipyards which will be installed on 14 tugs bound for the Middle East. 30 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • ‘Atco Noura’

    The 45m offshore patrol vessel ‘Atco Noura’, designed by Macduff Ship Design of the UK and built by Tor Marine of Turkey, has completed a rigorous trials schedule. This included reaching its contracted speed of 32 knots. 29 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • 1000th service

    UK drysuit manufacturer, Hammond Drysuits Ltd, has celebrated a milestone in its specialist commercial service division, after completing the service and certification of its 1000th commercial drysuit. 29 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Hydrographer recognised

    Captain Peter Kortenoeven, Hydrographer of the Royal Netherlands Navy, has been presented with the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office’s (UKHO’s) prestigious Alexander Dalrymple Award at a ceremony in London. 29 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • The civil engineer who saved London

    Sir Thomas Peirson Frank, an engineer who thanks to his work on the city’s flood defences was credited with saving London from drowning no fewer than 121 times, has had his valiant efforts commemorated by a plaque near London’s Houses of Parliament. 29 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Planning consent for four Scottish windfarms

    The Scottish Government has awarded planning consent for four offshore wind projects with a potential total capacity of 2.28GW. 29 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Saab Seaeye adds to ROV fleet

    Underwater equipment supplier, Subsea Vision, has acquired another Saab Seaeye ROV to take advantage of more opportunities coming its way from from the offshore, hydro power and marine civil engineering industries. 29 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • 55th Marine Measurement Forum

    ASV Ltd of Portchester, UK, specialist designers of unmanned marine vehicle systems, are to host the 55th Marine Measurement Forum dedicated to informal discussion of a wide range of measurement issues, on Thursday 29 January. 29 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Nautronix positioning for Subsea 7

    Nautronix in Aberdeen, UK which specialises in through-water communication and positioning technology for offshore applications, is to supply locally-based Subsea 7 with its latest NASNet underwater positioning system for use on the Aasta Hansteen gas field in the northern sector of the Norwegian Sea. 29 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Tidal monitoring system for Arabian Gulf

    In a project carried out in association with Seatronics’ regional hub in Abu Dhabi, marine data management and GIS specialists OceanWise of Hampshire have completed the first phase of a new Port-Log Tidal Monitoring and Display System (TMDS) project on behalf of the UAE mapping and survey organisation, Bayanat. 29 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Statoil survey contract for DeepOcean

    Norway’s DeepOcean AS, whose UK subsidiary in Darlington has recently completed major pipeline studies in China, has been awarded a contract by Statoil for seabed survey services covering all of the Norwegian continental shelf, beginning next year. 29 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Trekker tracker

    UK-based Planet Ocean has announced that the Deep Trekker Mini-ROV is now available with an integrated TriTech MicronNav tracker. With this new integration, operators can map the path that the Deep Trekker ROV takes while completing underwater inspections. 29 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal