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  • First of ten for Dutch yard

    In 2013 Esnaad awarded Shipyard De Hoop with an order for ten state-of-the-art Platform Supply Vessels. Despite the vigorous international competition, Dutch designer and builder of custom-built vessels; De Hoop, won the contract. 28 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • EIVA looks east

    Danish marine survey hardware and software specialist EIVA has opened a Singapore office as a result of increasing activities in the Asia-Pacific region, thereby offering customers and partners a local point of contact. 28 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • European navcomms acquisition

    Australia's SpeedCast International Limited, global satellite telecommunications expert, has signed an agreement to acquire SAIT Communications, a fast-growing European maritime communications service provider. 28 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Ullman Steering Bar first drive

    Of all the vessels on the Seawork pontoon this year, one that garnered a tremendous amount of attention in pole position on berth V55 was the Ullman Dynamics/ Norsafe demonstrator RIB with Ullman’s new Steering Bar system installed. ‘Maritime Journal’ took this test bed vessel for a quick spin. 28 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Ocean Energy Europe tops 100 members

    Brussels headquartered Ocean Energy Europe, an industry group for ocean renewable energy in Europe, recently exceeded 100 members, when Wavepower, Marine Power Systems and Mojo Maritime joined. They join a growing list of industry representatives uniting behind a common plan for industrialising the ocean energy sector. 28 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Maritieme Academie Holland simulators

    The Maritieme Academie Holland has selected VSTEP as simulator partner for their new Inland Navigation Center in Harlingen. The deal includes the purchase of a Full Mission Inland Navigation Simulator along with three Inland console trainers. The simulator centre will be the first to provide simulator training in full accordance with the requirements for Inland simulators by the Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine (CCNR). 27 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Jan De Nul progresses with Egypt dredging

    Jan De Nul is making progress with its dredging work on the New Suez Canal Project in Egypt, with a total of 200,000,000m³ of soil dredged so far. 27 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Italian SAR training

    The Italian Air Force Search and Rescue team has been expanding its skills and knowledge during a visit to a UK subsea trials and training facility The Underwater Centre, which claims it is fast developing a reputation for supporting international rescue teams with its range of bespoke packages. 27 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Submarine interconnector

    Prysmian Group, the Italian headquartered energy and telecom cable systems company, has been awarded a new contract worth around 550 million euros, for a 740km long HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) submarine interconnector that will link Norway and the UK, by Statnett SF and National Grid NSN Link Ltd, a project specific subsidiary of National Grid plc. 27 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • How to weigh a ROV platform

    Four wireless compression load cells with centre of gravity software were used to weigh two subsea fabricated platforms at Pentalver’s shipping facility at Southampton Docks, UK recently. 27 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Windfarm Access Vessels: Are catamarans the right solution?

    The three-day conference running alongside Seawork 2015 provided a range of panel discussions including ‘Windfarm Access Vessels: are Catamarans the right solution?’ 27 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Survey systems for new Norwegian icebreaker

    Norway’s Kongsberg Maritime has been retained to supply an extensive array of survey and scientific equipment aboard Kronprins Haakon, the new Italian-built Norwegian polar research icebreaker with retractable keels due to begin service in 2017 under the auspices of the Institute of Marine Research (IMR) on behalf of the Norwegian Polar Institute. 27 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Seabed Acoustics Workshop

    German subsea equipment specialist Innomar Technologie of Rostock, is to hold its seventh biennial workshop on Seabed Acoustics from 19-20 November at the local Hotel Neptun. The two-day English language event will begin with wide-ranging reviews of current issues concerning user experiences in high-resolution sub-bottom profiling, acoustics for offshore installations, underwater archaeology, signal and image processing and seafloor characterisation. 27 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Enel commissions new inspection class ROV

    Enel, the Italian multi-national power organisation operating worldwide in over 30 countries, has commissioned the first of a new series of Sirio+ miniature inspection class ROVs developed by underwater and environmental engineering specialists, Ageotec of Bologna. 27 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • World ECDIS Day

    Hamburg’s Elb-Panorama Penthouse overlooking the City’s harbour is the venue for the first-ever World ECDIS Day on 16 September. More than 300 marine electronic navigation stakeholders are likely to be present at the non-profit initiative for day-long discussions, seminars, workshops and test labs. 27 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Canadian rack-mounted computers for Europe

    Produced by MarineNav in Canada, a new X1 range of rack-mounted computers using commercial processors and claimed to be 60% faster and more reliable than other comparable systems, is now being marketed throughout Europe by Hampshire-based Eurotask. 27 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Global audience for Shallow Survey 2015

    A worldwide audience of over 300 specialist delegates is expected at the 7th international conference on High-Resolution Surveys in Shallow Water, to be held at Plymouth University, UK from 14-18 September. 27 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Polar liferaft

    SurvitecZodiac has spent over 2 years developing a heating system for its whole range of commercial liferafts- thus making all the rafts in its range meet the new IMO Polar Code requirements when the new ‘Arctic’ option is chosen. We travelled to SurvitecZodiac’s high tech factory in Chevanceau, France to find out how the company achieved it. 27 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Manuplas doubles manufacturing capacity

    Since the acquisition of Plymouth, UK-based Manuplas by Advanced Insulation in April 2014, the company claims it has seen significant growth in demand for its products and as a result has made the decision to purchase a neighbouring facility. 27 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Incat Crowther dive support vessel

    Australia-headquartered naval architecture firm Incat Crowther has been contracted to design a pair of 43m Monohull Dive Support Vessels. 24 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Subsea Vision’s fourth Cougar

    UK-based Subsea Vision Limited has recently added a fourth Saab Seaeye Cougar XT, 2000 metre-rated ROV to its unexploded ordnance (UXO) disposal team. 24 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Tracking people aboard

    A live demo of the Monalisa 2.0 project in Milan in June was attended by safety and technical management of Carnival Group, the largest cruise company in the world, and by the Naval Armaments Directorate of the Italian ministry of defence. 24 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal