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  • Bluestream picks Panther

    With the subsea industry looking to cut costs, Bluestream Offshore has ordered a fourth Saab Seaeye Panther XT Plus ROV to undertake tasks normally performed by hydraulic vehicles. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Heavy lift auto connection

    Connecting slings and shackles on heavy lift operations is complicated and potentially dangerous because of the weight and difficulty of handling the components of heavy lift connection shackles. It can be even more difficult if the operation has be the carried out underwater by divers. Now a Norwegian company can come up with a solution with a powered shackle pin that is available in a variety of load sizes. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • US$50m coin Atlantic salvage

    Mauritius-based salvage company, Deep Ocean Search (DOS), has recovered US$50m in silver coins from a sunken mixed cargo and passenger ship in the Atlantic. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Subsea dredger trials

    Trials of a new subsea dredging system, which is claimed to have a high capacity for small rock removal, have exceeded all expectations in terms of efficiency and performance. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Self-charging ocean sensor

    A unique sensor platform that is designed to recharge its own batteries has been developed by Canadian company Seaformatics. This new unit has been designed to sit on the ocean floor for long periods to measure a wide variety of data from the ocean floor but its main application is likely to be for port security. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Divers to the rescue

    RS Divers Ltd were called by Solent Towage to salvage their sunken tug 'Asterix' on 30-03-15. The Tug had gone down, narrowly avoiding incurring loss of life at Fawley Refinery on Southampton Water, as reported in last month’s ‘Maritime Journal’. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • LifeCraft closer to approval

    Viking Life-Saving Equipment has taken an important step on the road to gaining approval for the Viking LifeCraft, its innovative alternative life-saving appliance (LSA) for passenger ships. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Mobile confined space training unit

    Marlin Environmental Services Ltd, which claims to be the largest provider of confined space training in the South of the UK have announced fresh availability for its Confined Space and Confined Space Refresher mobile training unit, the we-come-to-you training solution for Confined Space, Refresher, Fire Sentry or Working at Height training. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • RIBs for HM Customs Gibraltar

    Performance patrol boat specialist FB Design has recently delivered two high speed RIBs to HM Customs in Gibraltar. Capable of speeds of over 50 knots these two RIBs are based on standard production hull designs developed by this Italian builder but they have been fully customised to meet the requirements of the Customs. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Hi-tech training simulator

    A triple partnership between MARIN, Cruden and Tree C Technology has forged the basis for a new Fast Small Ship Simulator for the Dutch Ministry of Defence. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Teaching COLREGs

    UK-based navigational trainers ECDIS Ltd, have most recently utilised new simulation training technology for COLREGs (collision regulations) teaching aids, creating a brighter way to train and assess students from their 150 major shipping company clients in the classroom. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Smallest AIS MOB device

    Ocean Signal introduces its new rescueME MOB1 for the first time at Seawork International this year as the latest product in its range of devices integral to the safety of crew in the commercial environment. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Fast interceptors for Kuwait

    Following an extensive evaluation protocol, the Kuwaiti Ministry of the interior has placed an order with Tampa Yacht Manufacturing LLC based in Florida – U.S.A, parent company of Tampa Defence UK and Tampa Defense USA, for 29 Fast Coastal Interceptor craft for the Kuwaiti Coast Guard. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Seahunter collaboration

    With its latest boat,, a partnership between KD Workboats and Post Workboats, claims it has developed the ultimate vessel that can be used for an extremely wide range of applications: the Seahunter. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Combined package

    Austrian headquartered lifting equipment and daughtercraft specialists Palfinger Ned-deck and Palfinger Boats have sold a combined package with davit and fast rescue boat to Tersan Shipyard. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Tuco ASV construction underway

    Following last month’s ‘MJ’ article on air supported vessels Tuco Marine (Denmark) in collaboration with Effect Ships (Norway) has reported construction in progress for a new ASV carbon offshore support vessel. 23 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • West System Lloyd’s approvals

    West System International (WSI) has announced that its Pro-Set adhesive epoxy systems have received certification from Lloyd’s Register. The certifications join two more announced earlier this year for WSI and provide international recognition of the high quality and standard of the epoxy systems and their suitability for marine construction. 23 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • New crane for Shoreham Port

    The UK’s Shoreham Port is expanding its fleet with a new 35.8 tonne crane that will be used to handle a variety of cargoes including timber, steel, bulk cargoes and biomass. 23 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • McTays Barges

    Cory Environmental has taken delivery of two new barges to be used on its River Thames operations, from McTays Shipbuilders of Merseyside. 23 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Dockyard dive supporter

    UK-based boatbuilder Meercat Workboats has won a new order from global defence, aerospace and security company BAE Systems for a bespoke 15m dive support vessel. The 14-strong company, based at Trafalgar Wharf in Portchester, near Portsmouth, Hampshire, is on target to complete the boat by the end of May. 23 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Ferguson updates

    In an effort to connect 110 years of tradition with the leading edge in shipbuilding technology, Ferguson Marine in Port Glasgow, Scotland, UK has invested in a comprehensive package of SSI products. 23 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Dun Laoghaire cruise terminal development

    Proposals to establish a new cruise ship terminal at the Irish port of Dun Laoghaire have reached the planning application stage. The proposed new cruise terminal would allow the worlds largest cruise ships to be moored up in the port but the proposals are being resisted by yachtsmen say that the terminal and its activities would dominate the port. 23 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal