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  • Svitzer bags two Middle East contracts

    Copenhagen based Svitzer A/S have increased their presence in the Middle East with the signing of a twelve year contract in Oman and a five year extension to an existing towage provision arrangement in Egypt. 29 Jan 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Nippy duo for German police

    Two fast and manoeuverable Finnish-built auxiliary patrol boats have joined the fleet operated by Hamburg’s Wasserschutzpolizei to monitor movements in Germany’s biggest and busiest universal seaport. 29 Jan 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Motorship Propulsion & Emissions Conference

    The 37th Motorship Propulsion & Emissions conference will give operators the lowdown on new fuels available together with the latest in engine design, ways to reduce running costs and improve fuel efficiency. 29 Jan 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Weser Operator gets new ferry

    Now in service on the Weser is the new 59m long river commuter ferry 'Stedingen' - the latest in a series of unusual German small ferry developments at prominent Bremen operator FBS in recent years. 29 Jan 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Maasvlakte 2 gets into full swing

    The container terminals are ready, tankers are transferring oil between each other and the world’s biggest ship has arrived - Port of Rotterdam Authority’s flagship development Maasvlakte 2 is ready for service 29 Jan 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Developing the UK wind sector

    UK-based GEV Wind Power was among the energy industry leaders to meet with the RT Hon Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, to discuss new opportunities for growth in the sector. 29 Jan 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • ‘Höegh Osaka’ discharged from Solent

    Höegh Autoliners’ pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) ‘Höegh Osaka’ has been righted and towed back to the UK Port of Southampton, after nearly three weeks of sitting on the Bramble Bank. 28 Jan 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • SeaKing addresses the skills gap

    UK based marine electrical marine engineering expert, SeaKing Electrical, is experiencing an upsurge in work following increased demand overseas to fill holes created by the global engineering skills gap. 28 Jan 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Great escaper’s final gift

    A D-Day veteran who warmed hearts the world over when he ‘escaped’ from his care home to attend the 2014 commemorations in France has left his entire estate to UK marine lifesaving charity; The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). 28 Jan 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • New German daughtercraft lifeboat system

    Nearing completion in the Fassmer shipyard in Germany is a new design of lifeboat. Destined for the German Lifeboat Association, the DGzRS, this new lifeboat will be a replacement for their Berlin Class that has been in service for the past 30 years. 28 Jan 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Port of Tyne Riverside Quay developments

    The UK's Port of Tyne is stepping up the pace in the race to provide clean, green renewable fuels for the future with investment plans priced at £180 million for its south bank estate in South Tyneside. This follows several years of record growth in which the Port has focussed its business strategy for further growth on renewable energy. 28 Jan 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Japanese alliance

    Classification society ClassNK has agreed to form a capital alliance with the Wind Energy Institute of Tokyo Inc. (WEIT). Based on the agreement, ClassNK will acquire around 30% of WEIT’s shares through a third-party allotment and a nonexecutive director will represent ClassNK on the Institute’s Board of Directors. The partnership enables both parties to leverage their experience and knowledge to develop solutions to issues currently faced by the renewable energy industry. 28 Jan 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • E-compliance milestone

    e-Compliance, a partly EU funded research project on maritime regulations, has announced the delivery of its first major milestone: The Maritime Thesaurus and Ontology. 28 Jan 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Integrated propulsion

    Three large new escort tugs contracted by Norwegian operator Østensjø Rederi, will feature Wärtsilä dual-fuel (DF) engines integrated with a customised gas storage and supply system. 28 Jan 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Encrypted smartphone supply

    Netherlands based marine electronics expert, Alphatron Marine has been selected as a supplier for an innovative new encrypted smartphone for the commercial marine sector. 28 Jan 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Concordia captain could face 26 years

    In the ongoing Italian trial of 'Costa Concordia' captain Francesco Schettino, a prosecutor has recommended that the Italian court imprison the defendant to more than 26 years for his part in the 2012 cruise ship grounding which caused 32 deaths. 27 Jan 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • New steel wire rope lubricant unveiled

    UK-based lubricants manufacturer, Metalube, has unveiled its latest range of biodegradable, high performance lubricants, designed to protect steel wire ropes. 27 Jan 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Workboat Code Manual

    UK-based marine safety specialist IC Brindle has launched a new guide to the UK Workboat Code 2014, which came into effect on the 1st January this year. 27 Jan 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Innomar student project

    Postgraduate students at European universities or scientific institutes with a research project containing a hydrographic element are invited to submit an application for free support from Innomar Technologie of Rostock, Germany. 27 Jan 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Teledyne joint technology workshop

    Teledyne Marine in the US plans to host a joint technology workshop featuring 13 of its subsidiary oceanographic companies in San Diego, California from 4-7 October. It will include customer presentations, product and software training, field service meetings, networking opportunities and on-water demonstrations. 27 Jan 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • UKHO extends H-Note service

    The UK Hydrographic Office has introduced a new digital application enabling mariners from around the world to submit hydrographic data direct to its Taunton headquarters using a mobile device. 27 Jan 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Perpetuus plans

    The UK’s Perpetuus Tidal Energy Centre (PTEC) has applied to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and Isle of Wight Council (as Local Planning Authority) for permission to construct and operate a tidal energy demonstration site off St Catherine’s Point to the south of the Isle of Wight. If consent is granted, PTEC say it will be the first of its kind in the world. 27 Jan 2015 - Maritime Journal