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Iceni Legend launched
UK-based companies Alicat Workboats and Iceni Marine Services presented the newly-built Iceni Legend vessel at Seawork 2017. 22 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
Small commercial marine research
British Marine has published key findings for the UK’s small commercial marine sector in response to an industry call for a clear performance measure of the industry. 22 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
Electric ASV awarded
The world’s first fully electric air supported vessel (ASV), the ‘BB Green’, by Green City Ferries, has been awarded the ‘electric and hybrid propulsion system of the year’ at the Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo Conference 2017 in the Netherlands. 22 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
Successful remotely operated workboat demonstration
As another key step down the long road to fully autonomous workboats, Rolls-Royce and global towage operator Svitzer have successfully demonstrated what they believe to be the world’s first remotely operated commercial vessel in Copenhagen harbour. 22 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
ABP Southampton launches Meercat workboat
ABP Southampton launched its new Meercat M15 with a naming ceremony at Seawork 2017. 21 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
Humber region port projects shortlisted
Green Port Hull and Immingham Renewable Fuel Terminal have both been shortlisted at the British Construction Industry Awards 2017. 21 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
Scoping exercise on autonomous vessels
As another indicator of the speed at which maritime autonomy is gathering pace, the June Maritime Safety Committee of the IMO agreed to include the issue of marine autonomous surface ships on its agenda. 21 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
19 vessel order for Damen
Netherlands-headquartered Damen Shipyards Group has secured an order with German heavy lift company Combi Lift to build a total of 19 specially customised shallow draught vessels. 21 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
First of two new Thames Clippers
The newest addition to London’s river bus transport network has made its almost 200 nautical mile maiden journey to the Capital from the Isle of Wight. Joining the MBNA Thames Clippers fleet, ‘Mercury Clipper’, is the first of two new boats that will enter service in London this summer. 21 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
DLM’s Tensile Link wins Innovation award
Dynamic Load Monitoring (DLM) showcased its Subsea Data Logging Tensile Link at Seawork 2017, winning the Innovation Showcase Marine Engineering and Construction Award. 20 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
Networking and sales for Peters & May
With its condensed three days of networking and events Seawork International has always been a key event for the Commercial and Freight Forwarding divisions of UK-headquartered heavy lift shipping specialist Peters & May Group, with 2017 proving to be the best year yet. 20 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
Liferaft release hook
A new off load release crane hook, developed for launching inflated liferafts, has been introduced by Seawork exhibitor Henriksen Hooks of Norway to meet a demand in the survival craft industry. 20 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
Budget IP68 connectors
The Grafter range of waterproof connectors is a new addition to UK electronic connection specialist Index Marine’s Value product range for 2017. The launch of the products was carefully planned to coincide with this year’s Seawork International. 20 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
UK builder delivers to German flag rules
Canvey Island, UK-based Blyth Workcats made the official handover of its new 15m Survey Vessel, Egidora, to Kiel University at this year's Seawork International. 20 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
Vessel costs workshop
A thought-provoking workshop entitled 'Can I Reduce My Vessel Operating Costs?’ was held as part of the Seawork Conference Programme this year. The workshop was jointly hosted by the MOVE and HEVIMA projects. 20 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
PTO firepump
When one powertrain manufacturer designed a remote Power Take Off (PTO) solution which would allow pumps to run from the main engine - thus eliminating the need for a secondary engine - there was immediate interest. At the heart of the new design was a clutch from Warner Electric. 19 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
Special boats spice up Diedrich workload
A research ship, a bunker boat and a police launch have lent variety to a busy workload at one of Germany’s leading small ship and boat repair yards this summer. 19 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
Funny Girl gets safety revamp
The 68.57m long Heligoland passenger ferry Funny Girl is back in service on the north German coast after extensive modernisation – its second major revamp since entering service 44 years ago. 19 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
Waterjet conversion for AG Ems
Island ferry operator AG Ems – the first German shipowner to convert an existing passenger ship to LNG dual fuel propulsion - has now carried out another unusual and complex conversion by replacing the old generation waterjets on its high speed catamaran Nordlicht. 19 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
Submersible jack-up platform
This may be the Dutch shipyard Ravestein’s 15th appearance at Seawork, but it’s a first for its new concept submersible multipurpose jack-up platform, which generated plenty of interest on the quayside. 19 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal