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  • WTG transport and installation deal

    Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited has awarded the Charter for WTG transport and installation to A2SEA A/S. A2SEA will provide the jack-up vessel ‘Sea Installer’ including 24/7 marine crew and crane operators for transport and installation of the 67 Siemens 6.0-154 wind turbine generators. The charter covers project management, and design, procurement and installation of necessary sea fastening and grillage for the work. All lifting operations will be performed by the vessel crane under supervision of Siemens personnel. 20 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Canarian co-operation

    Rolls-Royce and the Astican Shipyard in Las Palmas, Canary Islands, have signed a co-operation agreement that will enhance the service capabilities of both parties. A new 1980m2 state-of-the-art service facility will be built by Astican for Rolls-Royce to service and overhaul the complete Rolls-Royce product range, including the simultaneous reconditioning of up to six Azimuth thruster units. 20 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Antwerp opportunity

    An investment location of 96 hectares has become available in the port of Antwerp, the second largest port in Europe. The port claims that the site, in the heart of the European Union, is particularly suitable for industrial development. 20 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Pollution research by kayak

    Two French students recently arrived in Istanbul, finishing a 14 month epic 10,000km journey by sea kayak, having set off from Gibraltar in July 2013. Sponsored by leading marine lubricant supplier Total Lubmarine, the pair conducted important research into toxic algae and noise pollution in the Mediterranean. 20 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Sea Tech Week Brest

    The 9th edition of Sea Tech Week ended on a high, with visitor numbers exceeding previous editions and the audience taking on an even more international flavour. This year's new features have borne fruit too, with very positive feedback from the B to B meetings as well as increased student participation. 20 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • ‘Baia de Setubal’

    As featured in brief in October’s MJ, Safehaven Marine based in Ireland have just launched a new pilot boat destined for the Port of Setubal in Portugal. ‘Bai de Setubal’ is one of Safehaven’s Interceptor 38 pilot vessels. 17 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Sabertooth swims into record books

    Global engineering services company Hibbard Inshore has set the record for the longest flooded tunnel inspection against flow ever attempted. Success came from using the Saab Seaeye Sabertooth AUV/ROV hybrid, chosen as the only possible vehicle for the job. 17 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Marine Supply Chain Conference

    Taking place at ‘Action Stations’, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, UK on Wednesday 26 November 2014, the British Marine Federation’s Supply Chain Conference is intended for builders of small commercial and leisure vessels, their equipment manufacturers and suppliers. 17 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Tidal Summit

    The 8th Annual International Tidal Energy Summit takes place in London 25-26 November 2014. Now that we have fully functioning, bankable tidal devices, it’s critical we understand how to implement latest best practices to upscale to multi-device arrays. 17 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • GeoSea acquires Hochtief assets

    Belgian DEME Group’s marine engineering specialist GeoSea has acquired the offshore assets of Hochtief, one of Germany’s leading international construction groups. 16 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Oil spill simulation

    As part of its on-going commitment to manage incidents in the harbour, Poole Harbour Commissioners, UK, simulated a major oil spill to test the current capability and processes for response to a tier two hydrocarbon spill. 16 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Shanghai and Antwerp work together

    The ports of Shanghai and Antwerp have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see them exchange information about their respective hinterlands, carry out joint promotion and set up training courses for maritime professionals. 16 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Helium without the squealium

    Divex, of Aberdeenshire, UK has been awarded a contract to supply the US Navy with their state-of-the-art helium speech unscrambling diver communications system the HeliCom Matrix. 16 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • SeaRoc and HSEQ Experts join forces

    SeaRoc Group Ltd and HSEQ Experts GmbH have completed a collaboration agreement to provide a combined service offering to help support the construction and operation of Offshore Windfarms in Germany and other European markets. The two companies have been working together since March 2014 and this agreement formalizes their existing arrangement. 16 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Half a century of RIBs

    Humber RIBs is one of the major British builders of RIBs and has made a considerable reputation for itself in the commercial and military sector. This year the company hits a significant milestone: 50 years of RIB building. 16 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Dover explores new opportunities

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has approved the UK’s Dover Harbour Board’s application for additional powers – a move that will generate new opportunities and ensure the port stays at the top of its game. 15 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Montrose upgrade

    A major £6m quay upgrade for the UK’s Montrose Port Authority (MPA) has now been completed in a move that will enhance the harbour’s capacity for handling larger cargo and oil and gas ships, enabling it to broaden its scope of vessel services. 15 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Underwater technology aids search for Franklin expedition shipwrecks

    Early in September, a team of Canadian underwater archaeologists discovered the wreck of the 'HMS Erebus' in the eastern stretches of the Queen Maud Gulf off the coast of Canada. 15 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • OceanWise addresses 5th EIHC

    The importance of hydrography and its role in an increasingly geospatially enabled world took centre stage at the 5th Extraordinary International Hydrographic Conference in Monaco recently. UK specialist, OceanWise's director, John Pepper presented on the status and future of Marine SDI (spatial data infrastructure). 14 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • IMO Secretary-General welcomes Global Ocean Commission report

    International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu has welcomed the recently-published report of the Global Ocean Commission (GOC), ‘From Decline to Recovery: A Rescue Package for the Global Ocean’, and its call for enhanced action at all levels to mitigate the threats to the global oceans described in the report. 14 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Reef Subsea expands into Blyth

    Reef Subsea has signed a service agreement with the Port of Blyth, UK for a new storage, maintenance and mobilisation facility as part of the company’s continued growth plan. The new facility provides 1800m2 of serviced internal and external storage space for asset maintenance and storage combined with office facilities for a team of personnel. 14 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • ICS legislation concern

    The smooth running of the well-established global regime for compensation from oil pollution from ships may be under serious threat, due to a decision by governments to wind up the 1971 International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund (IOPCF), claims the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the global trade association for shipowners. 14 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal