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  • Tuco’s new baby

    Denmark’s Tuco Marine Group has launched the newest vessel in its ProZero series of fast rescue boats, daughter crafts and workboats; the ProZero 11m Wind Farm Service Boat. 24 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • The science of silencing

    According to UK-based marine noise and vibration specialist, Halyard, commercial boats of all sizes can produce overbearing noise from their engines, generators and exhaust systems. This, Halyard says, can make for an extremely unpleasant and unproductive environment to work in, with prolonged exposure to high levels of engine and mechanical noise proven to result in crew fatigue and seasickness. 24 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Dry dock for Burgess Marine

    Britain’s largest independent ship repairer Burgess Marine has partnered with Shoreham Port, to revitalise ship repair in the commercially thriving Sussex, UK Port. Shoreham offers one of the few remaining dry dock facilities on the South Coast of England. 24 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • MacGregor reorganisation

    MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has announced changes in its operative structure and starts a reorganisation into seven operative divisions which will become effective on 1 January 2015. 24 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • ICE Training

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has rebranded its current training operation, (Thomas Telford Training), in order to better express the values at the heart of the Institution’s training offering. 24 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • AUV-S Euro Distributor

    Advanced Undersea Vehicles and Systems (AUV-S) LLC based in Houston, Texas has appointed Cornwall, UK-based Swathe Services as exclusive sales distributor for the UK and Europe. 23 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Hugin finding worldwide orders

    Survey providers DOF Subsea of Norway, Fugro Geoservices of the USA, Northwest Maritime of Norway and AXA Engehnaria Submarina of Brazil are the latest survey companies to have chosen Norwegian company, Kongsberg Maritime’s autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) Hugin. 23 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • MEPC update

    The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) met for its 67th session from 13 to 17 October 2014, at IMO Headquarters in London. The headline news was that the committee approved the Third IMO GHG Study 2014 providing updated estimates for greenhouse gas emissions from ships. 23 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Motion monitored

    The Swedish manufacturer of Interceptor Trim Tabs, Humphree, has introduced a new system for vessel motion monitoring. The system provides monitoring of real time impact forces, vessel heave motions and sea sickness index with possibility of complete data recording. 23 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Lifeboat skills exchange

    Lifeboat Crew members from 11 countries have been involved in a European Exchange Programme designed to help reduce the numbers of people losing their lives in Europe’s waters. 23 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Port of Tyne safety win

    The UK’s Port of Tyne has received a Gold Award in the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2014. 23 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • OWSV design conference

    The UK-based Royal Institute of Naval Architects (RINA) has announced a conference on ‘Design & Operation of Offshore Wind Farm Support Vessels’ from 28-29 January 2015 in London, UK 22 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Interferry addresses industry challenges

    The 39th annual Interferry conference, which took place last week, looked at the ferry industry’s biggest challenges, including safety and environmental regulations. 22 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Container feeder barges

    Increasing road congestion at many container ports has led a German company to develop a new concept of feeder barge. The aim of this powered barge is to provide a method of moving containers to new port locations which can provide reduced congestion at the main ship terminals and speed up the transfer of containers to inland shipping. 22 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • New seaweed industry

    “Using seaweed to produce textiles could start a new maritime industry,” Bert Groenendaal of Sioen Industries has told MJ. Although a novel idea, the reality comes closer this week with the deployment of 200 square metres of growing medium. 22 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Sustainable project unveils new fuel

    A viable, “exceptionally” clean alternative marine fuel has been introduced by Marine South East’s Glycerine Fuel for Marine Sustainability (GLEAMS) project, following a year of research. 21 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Henshaw inflatables service contract

    SERVICE CONTRACT: Henshaw Inflatables Ltd has clinched a deal with Babcock International and the Ministry of Defence for the repair and service of a range of its inflatable vessels. 21 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Thames gets its largest visitor

    The largest ship to traverse the Thames River in the UK has made its first call at DP World London Gateway with a little help from the might of the river’s tug operators. 21 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Schottel tests tidal turbines

    In the last months, German propulsion giant Schottel, has successfully tested its hydrokinetic turbines in Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland. The full-scale tests included 260 operating hours under realistic conditions. 21 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Seabed observatories for methane leaks

    CAGE, Centre for Arctic Gas Hydrate, Environment and Climate has selected Kongsberg Maritime to develop and deliver two ocean observatories. The observatories will be deployed off the coast of Svalbard (Norwegian islands in the Arctic Ocean) during 2015, to monitor methane leaks from the seabed. The contract for this project was signed 6th October 2014. 21 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Can ASVs reduce windfarm support costs?

    Portsmouth, UV-based autonomous surface vehicles specialist ASV Ltd, in association with Planet Ocean Ltd, have received funding from the GROW:OffshoreWind initiative to investigate how the use of ASVs could reduce the costs of offshore wind farm support. 21 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Spanish-built cats for Angola

    A pair of 30m catamaran passenger ferries named ‘Macôco’ and ‘Panguila’ have been delivered to Instituto Marítimo e Portuário de Angola. The vessels were built by Astilleros Armon in Spain to the design of Incat Crowther of Australia and will be operated by subsidiary TMA Express. 21 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal