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  • Intertek wins tunnel corrosion contract

    Intertek, a quality solutions provider to industries worldwide, has secured a contract to provide corrosion services for the Eurasia Tunnel Project in Istanbul, which will result in the construction of an undersea highway connecting Asia and Europe for the first time. 09 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Met masts maintained

    SeaRoc Group, a UK based specialist provider of marine and engineering services for offshore renewable energy projects, has successfully completed the first major maintenance visit to Forewind’s Dogger Bank meteorological (met) masts in the North Sea. 09 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Compact SVP launched

    Production is now underway on Valeport’s latest innovation - the new UV-SVP (Underwater Vehicle – Sound Velocity Profiler) - a small and compact direct reading package aimed primarily at AUV and ROV users, which delivers high accuracy data to compliment survey work. 09 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Seawork shines again

    Seawork International, Mercator Media Limited’s commercial marine exhibition and conference, concluded its 17th annual three-day run at the ABP Port of Southampton, UK, on Thursday 12 June. This year over 7,350 visitors from 53 countries attended the exhibition to do business in this important driver of economic progress. 09 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Low carbon coastels

    Bibby Maritime (UK) has commissioned Encraft to carry out a lifetime carbon emission analysis to assess the environmental impact of their floating accommodation units and compare them with similar land-based accommodation. 08 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Schottel tidal generators

    A test platform with German Schottel STG turbines is due to be installed off the Isle of Wight (UK). The platform is designed by the British company SME (Sustainable Marine Energy). Further operational experience for the Schottel turbines will be gathered in 2014 and 2015 through test installations in Northern Ireland and Atlantic Canada. 08 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Seaglaze toughens up

    This year’s Seawork International saw Seaglaze Marine Windows announce the launch of its own glass toughening and digital printing facility. 08 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • New SOLAS rules for industry

    New requirements under the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) entered into force on 1 July 2014. 07 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • New Raytheon Anschütz Radar

    German navigation system manufacturer Raytheon Anschütz has announced the launch of a new generation navigation radar for this year’s SMM. The new radar is distinguished mainly by two innovations on the transceiver: Network technology replaces analog data transmission, and a newly designed pedestal reduces cost of ownership and simplifies service. 07 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • SeaKing and Zamakona

    UK based marine firm SeaKing Electrical has signed a strategic partnership with a leading Spanish shipyard. The Birkenhead, Merseyside based business, which has an £11million turnover, is well known for its marine electrical engineering services. SeaKing Electrical’s managing director Dave Gillam said the firm has witnessed strong overseas growth in the last 12 months. 07 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • TAS put to the test

    UK based Houlder’s TAS (Turbine Access System) has taken a step closer to meeting operator requirements by completing a trial period within the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) programme on the Vattenfall’s Thanet windfarm, Kent. 07 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Satellites to monitor vessel traffic

    Global satellite company, Dauria Aerospace, has successfully delivered two Perseus-M spacecraft into low earth orbit to track and monitor vessels in seas and navigable waterways in the US, Canada, Northern Europe and Russia. 07 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • New floating dock for Melita Marine Group

    In order to improve their capacity, Melita Marine Group of Malta has purchased a new floating dock with 5,000 tonnes lifting capacity, an overall length of 102 metres, an inside width 20 metres and draft over keel blocks of 6 metres. 07 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Open day at Fendercare

    The UK’s Fendercare Marine recently opened the doors of its Great Yarmouth base to showcase its expansion of lifting products and services over the last two years. The open day was attended by a wide array of existing and new customers, as well as members of the local Great Yarmouth community. 04 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • McMurdo recertification

    The UK's McMurdo Group has announced the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping has recertified Type Approval for 3 safety beacons of its marine portfolio: the SmartFind E5 EPIRB, SmartFind Plus G5 GPS EPIRB and S4 Rescue SART, meaning all three can be sold throughout Russia. 04 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • EP and CWind contract

    EP Tools, a Danish company with more than 15 years of experience in working with developers and construction companies in the wind and oil & gas industries, and CWind, a provider of services to the offshore wind industry, have announced that they are to provide temporary power supply at NordSee Ost offshore wind farm in Germany. 04 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Lean Burn for smaller Suzukis

    Suzuki’s latest DF25A and DF30A four stroke petrol outboard motors now boast the Japanese company’s Lean Burn Control System that has already been pioneered on its larger capacity models. 04 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Safehaven Interceptor for Bristol

    Irish boatbuilder Safehaven Marine has supplied the 'Bristol Interceptor' an Interceptor 48, self righting all weather pilot boat to the Port of Bristol in the UK. She is the 31st pilot vessel built by Safehaven Marine and the ninth Interceptor 48 Pilot delivered. 04 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • NFFO advises industry on hidden threat

    The National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisation (NFFO) is urging all vessels to fit potentially lifesaving carbon monoxide detectors following the death of two fishermen who inhaled the gas. 03 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • TeamSurv survey contracts

    Hydrographic survey expert, TeamSurv, is conducting trials with the Port of Milford Haven over the next six months to better chart the waterway. 03 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Nearing the end of the tunnel

    July saw the end of the period during which the general public and organisations in Germany could comment on, and raise objections to, the comprehensive application to the German plan approval authority for construction permission for the Fehmarnbelt tunnel between Rødby and Puttgarden, a project we last reported on in January’s MJ. 03 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • 'Oceanus 2' completed

    In the UK, A&P Falmouth has completed its second major renewables project, after leading wave energy firm Seatricity’s next generation Oceanus 2 device has left the docks for Wave Hub. The wave energy converting device – a 10m diameter floating ring made from marine grade aluminium - will be the first device to be deployed for testing at Wave Hub, the offshore renewable energy test facility 10 miles off the coast of Hayle. 03 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal