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  • Hydrosphere distribution changes

    After working with Carmanah for more than 16 years and with sales of nearly 14,000 lights, Hydrosphere’s distributor agreement with the firm has been terminated. 27 Nov 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • AIS continues growth

    UK Offshore and renewable energy training specialists, Advanced Industrial Solutions (AIS) is celebrating after a phenomenal year of trading which has seen it create 58 new jobs and grow turnover by more than 100%. 27 Nov 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Success for Seawork Asia 2014

    The Seawork Asia exhibition 2014 came just at the right time according to delegates, the future of the work boat market in China and the region has great potential going forward. 27 Nov 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Suttles adds to piling capability

    Suttle Projects, based in Dorset UK, has extended the company’s sheet piling capability with the purchase of a new Doosan DX140LC-3 14 tonne crawler excavator which is already being put to good use. 27 Nov 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • TMG expands

    US headquartered The Maritime Group (TMG) has expanded with a new expert witness and litigation service as well as a fresh focus on accident investigation and security solutions. 27 Nov 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Dutch test case

    Rotterdam law firm AKD says a recent decision of the Dutch courts means that shipyards in The Netherlands may no longer be able to rely on the right to retain a vessel while awaiting payment for work done. As a result of this unexpected decision, shipyards could be forced to completely rethink their strategy on obtaining security, at a time when money remains tight in the shipping industry. 27 Nov 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Three Flex Ferries for Singapore

    A trio of 38-metre Flex Ferries, built by Singapore’s Penguin Shipyard International and designed by Southampton, UK-based BMT Nigel Gee, have been delivered to their new owner, Horizon Ferries, following successful sea trials in Singapore. 27 Nov 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • SAL into offshore renewables

    German headquartered maritime logistics company SAL Heavy Lift has made its first successful foray into the offshore renewables industry. German engineering and services group Bilfinger, which was awarded the test pile contract for the Wikinger offshore wind farm project, chose SAL as subcontractor to transport and install the test piles and equipment with their DP Class II vessel ‘MV Lone’. 27 Nov 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Opus Marine purchase

    The Hamburg based ship owning company and operator of offshore service vessels Opus Marine GmbH has announced that it is adding another vessel to its fleet. The stated aim of the acquisition is the strategic broadening of the present service portfolio for the German offshore industry. 27 Nov 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Renewables now Scotland’s largest source of power

    Renewable energy has become Scotland’s main source of power, new independent figures have revealed. Records from the first half of 2014, the most recent period for which data is available, show renewables generated 32% more electricity than any other single source of power in Scotland. 27 Nov 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Integration will only increase

    Navigation and communication equipment for recreational vessels has marched ahead over the last couple of years. Now, the opportunities on the commercial side are on the increase with integration of systems the latest trend. 26 Nov 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • I-Pad radar expanded

    The introduction by Japanese electronics major, Furuno, of its radar system that is displayed on an I-Pad has been hailed as a major development in radar technology. Now Furuno is planning to expand the capability of its Nobeltec I-Pad radar by adding an electronic chart system into the I-Pad so that it becomes a fully functioning navigation system. 26 Nov 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Interspill conference 2015

    Conference delegate registration is now open for Interspill 2015 conference and exhibition, taking place at RAI Amsterdam from 24 to 26 March. 26 Nov 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • L-3 SAM Electrical package

    Germany’s L-3 SAM Electronics has been awarded a contract to supply the complete electrical package for two offshore supply vessels (OSVs) for Norwegian shipowner, Siem Offshore. 26 Nov 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Henriksen boosts boat safety

    Norway’s Henriksen has launched LiftView and Awarelight off-load hooks that are set to improve operating safety for single point boat lifting operations. 25 Nov 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • A new alternative to GPS

    The UK's General Lighthouse Authorities have launched a land-based alternative to vulnerable satellite-based GPS. 24 Nov 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Change is in the air for SAR choppers

    Starting in April 2015, the familiar yellow Search and Rescue (SAR) Sea King helicopters operated around the UK coast by the RAF and Royal Navy will be phased out and replaced by a fleet of privately-operated aircraft controlled by the MCA. These choppers will be branded in the internationally recognised coastguard colour scheme of white and red. 24 Nov 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • HPMV 2015 call for papers

    The annual China International Conference on High Performance Marine Vessels has become an important forum for the discussion of technical matters relating to these vessels in both the Chinese domestic and international markets. 24 Nov 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Kentish Flats extension update

    Work has started on extending Vattenfall’s Kentish Flats windfarm in the Thames estuary in a project that will see a 50% increase in capacity. 24 Nov 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Funding for Aberdeen

    The UK’s Aberdeen Harbour Board is to carry out and environmental impact (EIA) assessment for the expansion of the harbour after receiving funding from the European Commission. 24 Nov 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • MHI Vestas record breaker

    Development of large custom built offshore wind turbines has taken a step forward with MHI Vestas’ 8MW prototype turbine breaking the world record for wind energy production in a 24 hour period. 24 Nov 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • New generation turbine foundation makes its debut

    Offshore wind turbine foundation designer Norwegian Seatower, along with partners including MT Højgaard and French Eiffage TP are installing a new generation concrete gravity base off Fécamp in France. 24 Nov 2014 - Maritime Journal