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  • MH370 surveys extended

    Fugro, the Dutch survey conglomerate, has been awarded a £27m contract by the Australian government for a second deep ocean search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing Flight MH370 carrying 239 passengers and crew which is believed to have crashed somewhere in the southern Indian Ocean last March. 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Five-year contracts for NCS Survey

    Aberdeen, UK-based NCS Survey, which reckons to have thus far completed over 750 projects in 36 countries, has been awarded a five-year contract by Akofs Wayfarer A/S of Norway for provision of positioning and survey sevices aboard Aker Wayfarer, its offshore construction vessel. 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Franco-Russian Arctic venture

    CGG of France and Sovcomflot of Russia have signed an agreement to form a joint-venture company dedicated to conducting high-end 3D seismic acquisition services in Arctic and sub-Arctic waters. CGG will charter a 14-streamer ice-class vessel while Sovcomflot will add the capabilities of a similar 8-streamer vessel. 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Pay as you sail with Admiralty vector charts

    Norwegian global chart distributor Nautisk Forlag has extended its Pay As You Sail (PAYS) service with addition of the Admiralty Vector Chart Service (AVCS 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Aberdeen hosts Hydro14

    Over 300 delegates from around the world are expected at the International Federation of Hydrographic Societies’ 22nd Hydro Conference at Aberdeen’s Exhibition & Conference Centre from 28-30 October. 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Hover without coding

    In June this year, the regulations governing the use of small hovercraft for UK commercial operations were substantially revised, after UK manufacturer Flying Fish Hovercraft spent two years working with the MCA (Maritime and Coastguard Agency) to produce a 'Hovercraft Code of Practice' (HCoP). 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Fisher extends distributorship

    Fisher Offshore, a north-east UK specialist in lifting, deck machinery, subsea tooling and excavation has extended its relationship with Ingersoll Rand, one of the world’s leading suppliers of industrial equipment. 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Icom unveils ‘revolutionary’ new radio

    Icom UK has launched a new IP advanced radio system, which it says will “revolutionise” communications. 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Financing go-ahead given for innovative Dutch offshore windfarm

    A consortium of banks have agreed financial closure for the Dutch Westermeerwind windfarm, giving a green light to a project taking up the challenge of cost reduction through innovation. 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • SMS Towage expansion continues with new tug christening

    Yorkshire (UK) based SMS Towage Ltd have marked the entry into service of the latest addition to their expanding fleet with the naming of the ASD tug Yorkshireman. 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Svitzer establishes Regional Training Centre in Bahamas

    Global towage provider Svitzer have opened a Regional Training Centre in Freeport, Grand Bahama featuring what is described as the most complete navigation simulator in the region. 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Another Pella tug for Russia

    The latest in a series of ASD tugs from the Saint Petersburg Shipyard Pella, the RB-413, has been handed over to the Baltic Fleet of the Russian Federation. 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Crowley’s third Ocean Class tug christened

    Crowley Maritime Corporation recently held the christening ceremony for their tug 'Ocean Sky' in Houston, the third of their impressive Ocean Class series of four newbuild tugs. 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • New building initiative to ‘revolutionise’ industry

    UK-based independent ship repairer, Burgess Marine, has launched a new initiative to help bring “peace of mind” to industry players commissioning windfarm newbuilds. 21 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal


    Turkish shipbuilder Sanmar have delivered a Robert Allan design RAmparts 2400SX ASD tug to EGEPORT Turkey. 21 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Rough funding

    Marubeni Corporation has announced the successful conclusion of project funding for the UK Round 2 Westermost Rough Offshore Wind Power project. 21 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Lifeline for Ferguson apprentices

    A local ship repair facility on the Clyde (UK) has stepped up and offered jobs to five of the Ferguson Shipbuilders apprentices who were recently made redundant. 21 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Hull repairs: no drydock required

    Belgian headquartered specialist Hydrex, like many companies offers fast on-site vessel repairs in emergency situations. Unlike many, however, they can perform the cost saving and seemingly magical feat of repairs below the waterline with the vessel still afloat. 21 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Wind Energy Scenarios for 2020

    The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) has published its latest predictions of what the wind energy scene in Europe will look like in 2020, updating previous reports in 2009 and 2011. 20 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Future fuels: what are the options?

    As ship owners look for alternative solutions to meet upcoming stringent emissions regulations, Oskar Levander, vice president of innovation, engineering and technology at Rolls-Royce Marine looks at the options. 20 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • 'Fox Fighter' proves itself

    Norwegian workboat owner Samba AS recently took delivery of a Damen Multi Cat 2712 which was immediately put to the test encountering gales for most of the three day delivery voyage, a test it passed with flying colours. 20 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Hands to the pumps

    Neway Pumps (UK) is growing a reputation for its pumping solutions, and particularly in dealing with over- pumping situations within the marine sector. The company had a chance to prove this recently when it was faced with the challenge of pumping 5.5 cubic metres per second capacity out of the QE2 Dock at Eastham on the Manchester Ship Canal. 20 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal