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  • 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

  • Skilltrade category B survey course

    Skilltrade BV, Dutch publisher of the definitive three-volume Handbook of Offshore Surveying and convenors of specialist English-language hydrographic training courses since 2000, is to hold its 17th 13-week Category B course meeting internationally-recognised standards of competence, beginning on 7 September. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • New TSS gyrocompass range launched

    Teledyne TSS of Watford, UK, has extended its Saturn product range with introduction of new fibre-optic gyrocompass models. While specifically designed for commercial shipping, fast ferry and superyacht markets, the compact systems also incorporate attitude reference facilities and are therefore additionally ideal for dynamically positioned platforms and supply of full attitude data for hydrographic survey vessels, the company says. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Multibeam for new PLA catamaran

    A new purpose-built survey catamaran under construction by Colchester-based CTruk for delivery to the Port of London’s Hydrographic Service later this year is to be equipped with an R2Sonic 2024 broadband multibeam sounder supplied by personnel and equipment specialists Swathe Services of Truro, Cornwall. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • New Valeport developments

    Swift SVP, a new compact sound velocity profiler for shallow water operations, was among a clutch of new developments announced at Ocean Business by hydrographic and oceanographic instrumentation specialists, Valeport of Totnes, UK. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Windows tablet & chart pack bundle

    The Meridian Division of Norwich, UK-based Norcom Technology, which will be exhibiting at Seawork 2015 on Stand No SB46, has introduced a fully functional chart plotter combining the power and versatility of a Windows 8.1 tablet PC with the reliability of its established software and chart packs. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Latest Bibby HydroMap vessel demo

    The latest addition to Bibby HydroMap’s fleet of survey vessels, Bibby Athena, provided a focal point at Ocean Business for what company officials said was the first UK installation of a newly-installed Sonardyne Mini Ranger 2 USBL acoustic positioning system. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Record-breaking Ocean Business

    With nearly 350 of the world’s leading manufacturers and organisations exhibiting their wares and a host of other activities, last month’s 5th biennial Ocean Business event at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, drew a record-breaking 4,589 visitors from over 50 countries, reports Versha Carter, Group Director of organisers Diversified Communications. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Cables course

    The UK’s Offshore Marine Academy (OMA), which describes itself as ‘the leading renewables training operator’, has unveiled a brand new course for 2015 tailored to address the knowledge and skills gap in subsea power cable operations. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • EU to triple Med SAR budget

    The European Council will triple the funds going towards its Med search and rescue operations in response to the increased number of illegal migrants trying to cross to Europe by boat, which has so far claimed around 2000 lives this year. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Revolutionary survival platform

    Having a place of safety and allowing time for survivors to recover before being rescued at sea is behind the newly designed Seapod inflatable survival platform. The device, which will be making its Seawork International debut this year, combines the latest technology, with proven research to solve the age old problems of surviving critical hours before rescue comes; problems of quick deployment, hypothermia, visibility of survivors and staying safely out of the water to maximise survival time. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Power from hot engine cooling water

    Calnetix Technologies’ Hydrocurrent system has been named the winner of the Marine Propulsion 2015 Award in the Auxiliary Machinery category at the recent Marine Propulsion Conference in London. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Swansea port gets £2.1m upgrade

    Associated British Ports (ABP) is investing £2.1m in upgrading the outer lock gates at the Welsh port of Swansea. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Furuno coastal monitoring

    Japanese marine electronics giant Furuno has used its radar and electronic processing expertise to develop a land based radar coastal surveillance and monitoring package. This is aimed to meet the requirements of small harbours, private island owners, offshore wind farms and the military who need to be able to carry out monitoring of the sea areas they control to ensure both detection and security as well as routine monitoring of vessel movements. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Pushing forces recorded

    Strainstall recently reported that it had completed the world’s first successful Intelligent Fender System (IFS) offshore trial at Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Osiris delivers key ROV and cable pull-in

    Osiris, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has successfully completed a long-term UK project started in spring 2014, carrying out a wide-range of services with cross-trained personnel on the 219MW wind farm, Humber Gateway, based 8km off the Holderness coast in East Yorkshire. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Swedes welcome Welsh report

    Marine energy has a positive impact on the Welsh economy, according to the new report ‘Marine Energy in Wales – Investment, Jobs, Supply Chain’ by Marine Energy Pembrokeshire (MEP). Anders Jansson, CEO of Nordic marine energy technology company Minesto with plans for a marine energy array in Wales, agrees with the conclusions in the report and believes that marine energy can have an even stronger impact on the Welsh economy than it suggest. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Five PLAT-Os for Scotland

    Sustainable Marine Energy (SME) Ltd is making a strategic move into the Scottish tidal energy sector having signed a long term testing contract with the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Laying pipes and cables and meeting the challenge of finding them again afterwards

    The vast network of cables and pipelines that covers the world’s seabeds continues to grow and the proliferation of offshore wind farms is adding to this. Sometimes buried, sometimes visible on the seabed, pipes and cables can sustain costly damage from anchors and trawl gear so owners work hard to ensure that they are adequately protected. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Dunkerque-Port lays first stone of new cross-Channel terminal

    Wednesday 22 April 2015 saw the official launch of work on the new cross-Channel terminal, when a ceremony was held to lay the first stone. The event took place in the presence of Dunkerque-Port’s CEO Stéphane Raison, Carsten Jensen, Senior Vice-President of DFDS Seaways and Henri Jean, Sub-Prefect of Dunkirk District, as well as the leading figures involved in the project. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Ecosse buoyant

    UK- Based subsea engineering specialist Ecosse Subsea Systems Ltd (ESS) more than trebled profits to £3.4 million and increased revenue by 88% to £15.6 million according to its latest published accounts. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal