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  • Harbours role at Braemar

    UK consultancy Braemar (Incorporating The Salvage Association) has announced that Mr Tim Lewis has been appointed to the newly created position of ‘Director, Ports & Harbours’. Mr Lewis holds a masters degree in Civil and Maritime Engineering, and a masters degree in Business Administration, and joins Braemar SA from another leading marine consultancy where he held a similar position for many years. 20 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Hybrid power workshop

    UK-based training and consultancy company, Shock Mitigation, is holding a two-day workshop to help the commercial marine sector understand the possibilities of using hybrid power and storage systems. 20 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Cargo Ferry Project

    A new competitive and eco-friendly maritime transport concept, the Cargo Ferry project, has been presented. The result of more than two years of work, the concept has been developed as an alternative transport solution for containers that are carried for more than 200km on land. The project was presented on board Nor Line's brand-new LNG fuelled ship, the 'M/S Kvitbjørn'. 20 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Composite cats order

    CTruk has won an order for two more of its 22m multi-purpose catamaran Wind Farm Service Vessels (WFSVs). Both will be delivered to leading offshore wind service supplier CWind this summer as the first-of-class CWind Sword continues to impress on the EnBW Baltic 2 Offshore Wind Farm in Germany. 20 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Evopod completes trials

    The Evopod is a device for generating electricity from coastal tidal streams, tidal estuaries, rivers and ocean currents and rather than being attached to the seabed it offers a unique floating solution for tidal energy generation. The designers, Oceanflow claim that this type of solution offers a much cheaper and easier form of tidal generator because intervention in the event of failure is much easier with a floating solution. 20 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • US advances GPS back-up system

    The USA has moved a step closer to providing a back-up system for GPS with the introduction of a bill into the House of Representatives. 20 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Maritime award nominations opens

    Do you know somebody worthy of being crowned Maritime Professional of the Year? The nominations are now open for the 3Si Seawork Maritime Professional of the Year Award, 2015. 17 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Hansen unveils wind survival suit

    Norway’s Hansen Protection has unveiled what it says is the world’s first survival suit to be approved for helicopter transport, shipping and work use. 17 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Coda Octopus and Hemisphere join forces

    UK-based Coda Octopus and US-based Hemisphere GNSS are joining forces to deploy new solutions for the marine industry, starting with a new F175-H motion reference system. 16 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Survitec liferaft servicing

    Survitec Group's extensive network of UK service stations is now responsible directly for the distribution, servicing and repair of all Survitec Zodiac liferafts and boats in the UK. 16 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Sonardyne upgrades ‘Bibby Athena’

    UK-based seabed survey company, Bibby HydroMap, is upgrading its coastal survey vessel ‘Bibby Athena’ with Sonardyne International Ltd’s new ultra-portable Mini-Ranger 2 USBL acoustic positioning system. 15 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Port of Cork harbour development

    Ireland’s Port of Cork has outlined plans for Phase 1 of the Bantry Inner Harbour Development which it will undertake on behalf of its subsidiary company, Bantry Bay Port Company. 15 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Mitigating offshore noise for marine mammals

    UK-based Baker Consultants is working with offshore windfarm developers to mitigate underwater noise that can negatively impact marine mammals. 14 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Second Seacat delivery for South Boats

    UK boatbuild expert, South Boats IOW Ltd, has handed over its second of class windfarm crew transfer vessel to Seacat Services, also on the Isle of Wight. 14 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Incat Crowther expands with Europe office

    Australia’s Incat Crowther is opening an office in Europe to support growing demand for its products and services in the region. 13 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Expansion at Portsmouth naval base

    The British Defence Secretary has announced the investment of over £100 million in the development of the facilities at the naval base at Portsmouth. The major proportion of this money will be invested in expanding the facilities in order to handle the new generation of large aircraft carriers now under construction but there will also be expansion in the use of some of the facilities by private companies. 13 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Carbon neutral port

    The UK's Port of Milford Haven says it has become carbon neutral, thanks to its investment in renewable energy and energy efficiency projects. 13 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • UK Docks awarded

    Maritime services provider UK Docks has been recognised for its expanding marine work on the Tyne, Wear and now Tees in the North East of England with a major industry award. 10 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Jet drive line handler

    Seawork International exhibitor Stormer Marine has recently signed an agreement with OHT AS for the production of a Rescue 75 with 220hp jet drive inboard. OHT will be using the boat as a line handling boat during offshore / inshore semi-submersible heavy lift operations. The boat will be running the mooring lines from the heavy lift carrier to the cargo which normally is an oil rig. 10 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • BMT Nigel Gee expands portfolio

    BMT Nigel Gee, a subsidiary of BMT Group, is seeing an increase in design work from the commercial, offshore energy, defence and yacht markets and now has new offices in Southampton, UK, to meet increased demand. 09 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Modular tidal platform

    The the first BlueTEC Tidal Energy platform has been formally named by the Mayor of Texel, the Netherlands. The floating platform, which holds tidal turbines below the sea surface, will soon be positioned near the island of Texel – supplying clean electricity to the Dutch grid. 09 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Space saving jet coupling

    UK driveline coupling specialist NDE Clarke Pitchline has launched a new water jet coupling designed to connect a large range of engines or gearboxes to water jets in a small space envelope. 09 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal