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  • Second tidal Cougar

    Keynvor MorLift Ltd has added a second Saab Seaeye Cougar XT to their ROV fleet. This new addition comes fully containerised and can be easily transported across the globe. 28 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Biggest ever Interspill

    Interspill 2015, the European oil spill conference and exhibition, took place at the RAI Convention Centre in Amsterdam across 3 days, from 24-26 March. Over 1,250 delegates, visitors and exhibitors from 75 countries attended, making it the most successful event in the Interspill series to date. 28 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Marine spatial planning

    Ports, harbours and waterways have to manage an ever growing volume and mix of recreational activity and heavy commercial activity - at times across the same compact waterspace. This creates a series of challenging marine planning requirements that need to be addressed. 28 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Finning and Napier turbochargers

    Finning UK and Ireland is now an authorised service and repair agent for Napier Turbochargers in the UK and Ireland. The service and distribution agreement applies to any MaK or Cat engine installation using a Napier turbocharger and will see Finning’s engineers providing a comprehensive range of maintenance and support services to Napier customers in the UK. 28 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Seaworthy service

    A new service provider for marine equipment manufacturers and system developers has entered the marine industry. Seaworthy Ltd specialises in marine approval and certification services, such as type approval and system certification, offering a wide range of services, including pre-tailored service packages and bespoke consultancy. 28 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Queen’s Award for underwater positioning company

    Great Yarmouth, UK, based Applied Acoustic Engineering Ltd has won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category, for a second time. The Award is recognition of its outstanding achievement in boosting export revenues over three years of continuous growth. This excellent performance has been made possible through technical innovation and the sustained support of a strong network of overseas representatives. 28 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • BMT buoyant

    International maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, BMT Group Ltd, has announced a strong performance for the year to 30 September 2014. BMT secured revenues of £165.1m, with underlying operating profits of £10m, a proportion of which has been distributed to the staff through the company’s profit share schemes. 28 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Seawork International 2015 map and guide

    Mercator Media Limited’s Seawork International looks set to be yet another exciting three days from 16-18 June 2015, and over the next pages of 'MJ' you can plan out your route around this varied event. Held in ABP Docks in Southampton, UK this long-established event embraces an exhibition, innovations showcase, conference and awards ceremony, both shoreside and on the water. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Hydro 2015

    The International Federation of Hydrographic Societies, which has its administrative headquarters in Plymouth, is to hold its 23rd Hydro conference in Cape Town’s International Convention Centre from 23-25 November. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Skilltrade category B survey course

    Skilltrade BV, Dutch publisher of the definitive three-volume Handbook of Offshore Surveying and convenors of specialist English-language hydrographic training courses since 2000, is to hold its 17th 13-week Category B course meeting internationally-recognised standards of competence, beginning on 7 September. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • New TSS gyrocompass range launched

    Teledyne TSS of Watford, UK, has extended its Saturn product range with introduction of new fibre-optic gyrocompass models. While specifically designed for commercial shipping, fast ferry and superyacht markets, the compact systems also incorporate attitude reference facilities and are therefore additionally ideal for dynamically positioned platforms and supply of full attitude data for hydrographic survey vessels, the company says. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Multibeam for new PLA catamaran

    A new purpose-built survey catamaran under construction by Colchester-based CTruk for delivery to the Port of London’s Hydrographic Service later this year is to be equipped with an R2Sonic 2024 broadband multibeam sounder supplied by personnel and equipment specialists Swathe Services of Truro, Cornwall. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • New Valeport developments

    Swift SVP, a new compact sound velocity profiler for shallow water operations, was among a clutch of new developments announced at Ocean Business by hydrographic and oceanographic instrumentation specialists, Valeport of Totnes, UK. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Windows tablet & chart pack bundle

    The Meridian Division of Norwich, UK-based Norcom Technology, which will be exhibiting at Seawork 2015 on Stand No SB46, has introduced a fully functional chart plotter combining the power and versatility of a Windows 8.1 tablet PC with the reliability of its established software and chart packs. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Latest Bibby HydroMap vessel demo

    The latest addition to Bibby HydroMap’s fleet of survey vessels, Bibby Athena, provided a focal point at Ocean Business for what company officials said was the first UK installation of a newly-installed Sonardyne Mini Ranger 2 USBL acoustic positioning system. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Record-breaking Ocean Business

    With nearly 350 of the world’s leading manufacturers and organisations exhibiting their wares and a host of other activities, last month’s 5th biennial Ocean Business event at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, drew a record-breaking 4,589 visitors from over 50 countries, reports Versha Carter, Group Director of organisers Diversified Communications. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Cables course

    The UK’s Offshore Marine Academy (OMA), which describes itself as ‘the leading renewables training operator’, has unveiled a brand new course for 2015 tailored to address the knowledge and skills gap in subsea power cable operations. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • EU to triple Med SAR budget

    The European Council will triple the funds going towards its Med search and rescue operations in response to the increased number of illegal migrants trying to cross to Europe by boat, which has so far claimed around 2000 lives this year. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Revolutionary survival platform

    Having a place of safety and allowing time for survivors to recover before being rescued at sea is behind the newly designed Seapod inflatable survival platform. The device, which will be making its Seawork International debut this year, combines the latest technology, with proven research to solve the age old problems of surviving critical hours before rescue comes; problems of quick deployment, hypothermia, visibility of survivors and staying safely out of the water to maximise survival time. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Power from hot engine cooling water

    Calnetix Technologies’ Hydrocurrent system has been named the winner of the Marine Propulsion 2015 Award in the Auxiliary Machinery category at the recent Marine Propulsion Conference in London. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Swansea port gets £2.1m upgrade

    Associated British Ports (ABP) is investing £2.1m in upgrading the outer lock gates at the Welsh port of Swansea. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Furuno coastal monitoring

    Japanese marine electronics giant Furuno has used its radar and electronic processing expertise to develop a land based radar coastal surveillance and monitoring package. This is aimed to meet the requirements of small harbours, private island owners, offshore wind farms and the military who need to be able to carry out monitoring of the sea areas they control to ensure both detection and security as well as routine monitoring of vessel movements. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal