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  • 'Diver Master' salvage

    The Danish tug ‘Diver Master’ sank at the Port of Esbjerg on 4 August 2014 while assisting the tall ship ‘Kreuzenshtern’ under departure. Thanks to this being a heavily trafficked area, a rapid salvage operation was required. 27 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • REA responds to BNEF

    Despite the fact that Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) has recently revised down its projections for growth in the global wave and tidal sectors, according to the UK industry body the Renewable Energy Association (REA), the UK is still the world leader in developing marine renewable energy. 27 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Danish service centre for Reflex

    British offshore personal safety expert, Reflex Marine, has acquired its latest accredited service centre in Denmark, Fano Kran-Service. 27 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Safety Technology GWO accreditation

    Leading safety training provider Safety Technology has announced that they are now fully accredited to deliver Global Wind Organisation (GWO) Basic Safety Training from the OffTEC training facility in Enge-Sande, Germany. 27 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Development for Shannon Estuary

    Clare County Council in Ireland is proposing to zone more than 345 hectares of land along the Shannon Estuary for the development of marine related industry. Two Strategic Development Locations (SDL) have been identified at Cahercon and Moneypoint where the Council says existing pier facilities and deep estuarial water provide potential for maritime industry investment. 27 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Rolls-Royce enters repair yard agreement

    Rolls-Royce has entered into a co-operation agreement with Nauta SA ship repair yard in Poland, which it says will improve its customer service and growth in the region. 27 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • IALA endorses Calmar

    The International Association of Lighthouse Authorities (IALA) has endorsed a mooring line calculation software package, Calmar, designed by French buoy manufacturer Mobilis. 27 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Fundy buoy funded

    The Governments of Canada and New Brunswick and partners have part funded and launched the SmartATLANTIC buoy project in Saint John. The project is designed to help improve the efficiency, safety and environmental stewardship of marine transportation in the Bay of Fundy. 27 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • MPI commissioned on German windfarm project

    MPI Offshore’s vessel 'MPI Adventure' is to be deployed on the Sandbank offshore windfarm project off the German North Sea coast. 26 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Rolls-Royce acquires Rolls-Royce Power Systems

    Following the announcement on March 7, 2014 that the board of management of Daimler AG had decided to exercise the put option relating to its 50% equity interest in Rolls-Royce Power Systems, (RRPS), Rolls-Royce has announced the completion of its acquisition. 26 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Electric and Hybrid 2015

    Only six weeks on from the inaugural Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo event that took place in Amsterdam, more than 90 marine propulsion companies have already confirmed their participation at next year’s event, which will take place at the Amsterdam RAI on 23, 24 and 25 June 2015. 26 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Ocean Signal and Furuno

    Communications and safety at sea specialist Ocean Signal has appointed Furuno Italia S.R.L. as its new distributor for Italy. 26 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • National Coastwatch granted dedicated channel

    The National Coastwatch Institution, a UK maritime watch-keeping charity, has been allocated a national licence by OFCOM (The UK’s telecommunications regulator) for the use of VHF Channel 65. This dedicated channel has been granted to NCI with strong support from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). 26 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Hammond unveils new range

    UK-based drysuit manufacturer, Hammond Drysuits Ltd, has added a new addition to its protective equipment range, HDS Kevlar Gloves. 26 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Know your dB

    When considering audible warning signals aboard a vessel that will carry over normal background noise, it’s important to have a good working knowledge of how dB (decibels) are measured and compared. 26 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Ferguson preferred bidder

    Blair Nimmo and Tony Friar of KPMG LLP, who were appointed as joint administrators of Ferguson Shipbuilders Limited, Newark Joiners Limited and Ferguson-Ailsa Limited have announced a preferred bidder for the group’s business and its assets. 26 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • 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