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  • New Straightpoint loadcell

    Straightpoint, a UK manufacturer of force measurement, load monitoring and suspended weighing load cells, have launched a brand new version of their bestselling wireless tension loadcell, the Radiolink PlusTM. 30 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Manifesting support for UK ports

    United Kingdom Major Ports Group (UKMPG) has unveiled a new Manifesto – Ports4Prosperity – in a bid to ensure UK ports get the government support they need. 30 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Powering the Fehmarnbelt

    The 18 km long Fehmarnbelt tunnel about to be built between Germany and Denmark with its electrified rail operation and a fully lit road tunnel will require the security of an uninterrupted power supply. As a consequence, the world’s longest road and rail tunnel will have its own, major substation at Rødbyhavn. 30 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Seacontractors builds fleet

    Netherlands-based maritime services provider, Seacontractors, recently signed up with Damen to construct another Damen Shoalbuster 3209. This is a multi-purpose vessel for harbours, inland and coastal waters. The model has a maximum bollard pull of 48t, with a draught of only 3.3m. 30 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • European funding for tidal energy project

    A total of €750,000 in funding from the Eurostars Programme has been awarded to marine energy companies Minesto and Atlantis Resources for a project that aims to reduce the cost of tidal energy. 29 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Alucatz expands into repair

    The UK's Alucatz Catamarans, is positioning itself across the market, not only taking on newbuilds but also doing both repairs and cleaning. 29 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • New jack-up

    Poseidon has designed a new jack-up barge for France based Entreprise Jean Negri Company, due for launch in March 2015. The barge will be built by Ottomar Co. and the hydraulic jacking system will be manufactured by Gurdesan Co. 29 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Running upside down

    A new lifeboat for the Dutch lifeboat service, Koninklijke Nederlandse Redding Maatschappij (KNRM), has been fitted with diesel engines that can run inverted without sustaining damage. 29 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Unique stabiliser system

    Dutch company Dynamic Marine Systems has introduced a unique stabilising system that could have considerable application in the workboat sector. Developed after intensive engineering and test phases and working in collaboration with MARIN, Brabant Engineering and Bosch Rexroth and other companies the AntiRoll stabilising system has now entered the production stage. 29 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • MJP launches new hybrid waterjet

    Sweden’s Marine Jet Power (MJP) has introduced what it calls a totally new product concept for a hybrid waterjet to the market, optimised for high-speed applications with a duplex stainless steel superior pump unit. 29 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Mercury Glass Dash

    US outboard motor giant Mercury Marine has further refined its partnership with Navico to provide an enhanced integration between their products, providing end users an all-in-one option for vessel monitoring and navigational information. 29 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal


    German tug operator Fairplay Towage have promoted their long-term manager to Director Harbour and Offshore Department. 26 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Electric propulsion: a glimpse into the future?

    Alcoa, Phinergy and Heig-VD University have recently successfully demonstrated an electric boat with aluminum-air battery range extender at Lake Neuchâtel, Switzerland. 26 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • New Kohler Tier-3 generators

    Kohler Power Systems a US manufacturer of diesel and gasoline marine generators from 4 to 150 kW, has just added two new models to its expanded offering of EPA Tier 3-compliant diesel marine generators – ranging from 125 to 150 kW for 60 Hz, and 100 to 125 kW for 50 Hz. 26 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Major works for 'Lelystad' in Gibraltar

    Van Oord’s 137m long, 10,329m3 capacity trailing suction hopper dredger, Lelystad, is working in Brazil following an extensive programme of works at Gibdock in Gibraltar. 26 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Sanmar busy delivering Robert Allan tugs

    Turkish tug builder Sanmar’s new custom built shipyard at Tuzla Bay on the outskirts of Istanbul is keeping busy, recently delivering three different Robert Allan Ltd design ASD tugs to owners in Italy, Peru and Norway. 26 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Monitoring work for old customs boat

    A former customs boat, converted by Lower Saxony authorities in north Germany into a water measurement, laboratory and monitoring vessel, is now performing well on the River Elbe. 26 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Morgan Advanced Materials expands with ultrasonic sensors

    UK-based Morgan Advanced Materials is expanding its offering with customised and optimised sensors for use in harsh environments. 26 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Global offshore wind market set for Gigawatt growth

    The global offshore wind power market is expected to significantly grow from 7.1 Gigawatts (GW) in 2013 to 39.9 GW by 2020 as more countries get involved, says GlobalData. 25 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Beneficial use of dredged sediment

    An ABPmer report on the beneficial use of dredged sediment in the South Coast marine plan area has recently been published by the UK government’s seabed environmental watchdog; The Marine Management Organisation (MMO). 25 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Strong cruise season for Lerwick

    The arrival of the cruise ship Norwegian Star at Lerwick Harbour has marked the end of the Shetland port's best season yet, with two records achieved. Passenger numbers reached a new high at 43,056, topping the previous record of 37,572 in 2012, with the vessel tonnage figure of 1,682,985 gross tonnes exceeding the record of 1,531,097 gross tonnes two years ago. 25 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Rugged computer for mobile workers

    Sweden’s Handheld Group, which manufactures mobile computers and smartphones, has upgraded its Nautiz X4 rugged mobile handheld, which is especially suited to the mobile marine worker. 25 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal