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  • 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

  • Chamber delivery

    Irish civil engineering contractor L&M Keating Ltd have successfully towed and installed the contractor designed 1000t reinforced concrete lock chamber for a new storm gate on Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork, Ireland. The chamber was moved from its casting basin in Verolme Dry Dock in Cork Harbour to the island, a tow of approximately 100 kilometres. 21 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Alicat builds business

    After a strong six months of 2014, UK-based Alicat Workboats is growing its fabrication and marine electrical divisions. 20 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Heavy hoist for Suffolk

    Suffolk Yacht Harbour claim that its new 75 Tonne Wise hoist at Levington, UK is the biggest between Bridlington and the Solent, and it could prove handy for commercial liftouts as well as for leisure yachts. 20 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Flood forecast buoys

    Marine and coastal communities in the South West of England and Wales will benefit from improved flood forecasting, with the introduction of two new wave monitoring buoys, located off the Isles of Scilly and West Pembrokeshire. 20 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Dredging contract secured for Suez Canal

    The consortium Dredging International NV – Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company is to deepen and widen the Suez Canal as part of a US$540m contract. 20 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • BMT and MSubs collaborate

    In the UK, BMT Isis, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd (BMT) and a leading supplier of safety and environmental risk management across sectors and Plymouth based MSubs Ltd, a principal supplier of manned and unmanned underwater submersibles for both military and commercial users are collaborating together to develop a fully instrumented Maritime Sea Range in which to test unmanned craft. 20 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Hamburg’s new barge

    Hamburg has invested in an environmentally friendly alternative for supplying power to cruise ships lying at port. The LNG Hybrid Barge, Becker Marine Systems’ floating liquefied gas power plant christened at Hafencity, is a world premiere. 20 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Navico acquisition

    Navico Holding AS, parent company to the Simrad brand of navigational marine electronics, has reached an agreement to acquire Maris (Maritime Information Systems A/S) from The Grieg Group. 20 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • 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