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  • Micro-plastic problems revealed

    Micro-plastics entering the food chain are increasingly being found in the world's oceans and could prove to be as harmful to marine life as larger debris like plastic bags, a new report suggests. 30 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Milford Dock developer appointed

    Cushman & Wakefield has been selected by the Port of Milford Haven as development consultant for its Milford Dock Master Plan. 30 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Gardline refits crew transfer vessels

    Gardline Marine Sciences is reconfiguring two of its 20m crew transfer vessels to allow for more cargo to be carried on the foredeck, an increasing requirement for windfarm operations. 30 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Key tidal acquisition

    Atlantis Resources, the UK company best known for running the Meygen tidal power project, has made the biggest news of the year in the Tidal power sector by announcing that it has reached agreement to acquire the entire issued share capital of the Bristol based tidal business, Marine Current Turbines Limited from Siemens AG in an all share deal. 29 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Three system approach for Thuraya

    Thuraya Telecommunications Company has launched what it claims is the industry's most advanced satellite phone, the Thuraya XT-PRO. Targeted at professional users across a range of market sectors including government, energy, media and NGOs, the Thuraya XT-PRO is the only satellite phone to feature built-in GPS, BeiDou and Glonass for highest accuracy and added security in every region. 29 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • BAE Systems builds the UK skills base

    BAE Systems is supporting the growth of engineering and manufacturing businesses in the Solent (UK) through the Government funded Employment Ownership Programme (EOP) aimed at increasing the number of apprenticeships and raising high level engineering skills. 29 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • SMS spearheads safety scheme

    SMS Towage says it is spearheading an industry drive to create a new national workboat safety standard for the UK. The East Yorkshire-based business is helping to implement the Maritime Coastguard Agency-approved Voluntary Towage Endorsement Scheme with the National Workboat Association (NWA). 29 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Ricardo rotates for a longer life

    The Ricardo MultiLife wind turbine bearing system has been successfully installed and commissioned on a 600 kW turbine at the Barnesmore wind farm operated by ScottishPower Renewables in County Donegal, Ireland. 29 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Lifejackets for Poland

    UK-based maritime safety specialist and Seawork 2015 exhibitor International Safety Products (ISP) is continuing its thrust into the European military sector after securing a new contract with the Polish Navy. 29 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Penguin extended

    Finnish wave energy developer Wello Oy is extending the testing programme of its Penguin wave energy convertor at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney having signed a one year extension to their original contract. 29 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Smart stuff for Seawork

    The newest fouling release product to enter the UK market will be making its debut at Seawork in June where its impressive claims for performance and longevity are expected to attract considerable interest from commercial boat operators. Representatives from Tudor Streamline Surfaces Ltd, the UK licence holder, will be on hand to justify the impressive claims being made about the Duplex product. 29 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Crowdfunding for safety

    Maritime Accident Casebook, the online safety resource for seafarers, has launched its second crowdfunding initiative to produce its next video casestudy, ‘The Case of the Incurious Navigators’. Based on the grounding of the ‘Ovit’ on the Varne bank, and looks at ECDIS issues, a common element in such incidents. 28 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Maasvlakte II officially opens

    APM Terminals Maasvlakte II Rotterdam facility has officially opened promising to set new standards in safety, automation and zero emissions. 28 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Second tidal Cougar

    Keynvor MorLift Ltd has added a second Saab Seaeye Cougar XT to their ROV fleet. This new addition comes fully containerised and can be easily transported across the globe. 28 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Biggest ever Interspill

    Interspill 2015, the European oil spill conference and exhibition, took place at the RAI Convention Centre in Amsterdam across 3 days, from 24-26 March. Over 1,250 delegates, visitors and exhibitors from 75 countries attended, making it the most successful event in the Interspill series to date. 28 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Marine spatial planning

    Ports, harbours and waterways have to manage an ever growing volume and mix of recreational activity and heavy commercial activity - at times across the same compact waterspace. This creates a series of challenging marine planning requirements that need to be addressed. 28 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Finning and Napier turbochargers

    Finning UK and Ireland is now an authorised service and repair agent for Napier Turbochargers in the UK and Ireland. The service and distribution agreement applies to any MaK or Cat engine installation using a Napier turbocharger and will see Finning’s engineers providing a comprehensive range of maintenance and support services to Napier customers in the UK. 28 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Seaworthy service

    A new service provider for marine equipment manufacturers and system developers has entered the marine industry. Seaworthy Ltd specialises in marine approval and certification services, such as type approval and system certification, offering a wide range of services, including pre-tailored service packages and bespoke consultancy. 28 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Queen’s Award for underwater positioning company

    Great Yarmouth, UK, based Applied Acoustic Engineering Ltd has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category, for a second time. The Award is recognition of its outstanding achievement in boosting export revenues over three years of continuous growth. This excellent performance has been made possible through technical innovation and the sustained support of a strong network of overseas representatives. 28 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • BMT buoyant

    International maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, BMT Group Ltd, has announced a strong performance for the year to 30 September 2014. BMT secured revenues of £165.1m, with underlying operating profits of £10m, a proportion of which has been distributed to the staff through the company’s profit share schemes. 28 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Seawork International 2015 map and guide

    Mercator Media Limited’s Seawork International looks set to be yet another exciting three days from 16-18 June 2015, and over the next pages of 'MJ' you can plan out your route around this varied event. Held in ABP Docks in Southampton, UK this long-established event embraces an exhibition, innovations showcase, conference and awards ceremony, both shoreside and on the water. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Hydro 2015

    The International Federation of Hydrographic Societies, which has its administrative headquarters in Plymouth, is to hold its 23rd Hydro conference in Cape Town’s International Convention Centre from 23-25 November. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal