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  • Piracy area revision

    The Baltic and International Maritime Council say that the co-sponsors of Best Management Practice of Protection against Somali Piracy, version four, have agreed to a revised definition of the High Risk Area (HRA). 12 Oct 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Management systems for OPVs

    Advanced integrated ship control system supplier, Servowatch, has successfully completed factory acceptance tests for fully integrated platform management systems (IPMS) for three new UK Royal Navy offshore platform vessels (OPVs). 12 Oct 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • ACE Winches works with Asia

    Scotland-headquartered ACE Winches is sharing its manufacturing and engineering expertise with SPRING Singapore to help strengthen its connections to the Asia-Pacific region. 12 Oct 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Irish naval procurements

    The Irish government has issued a new White Paper that aims to modernise the Irish Naval Service (ISN) to include acquiring a multi-role vessel (MRV) and two new coastal patrol vessels (CPV). 09 Oct 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Advanced monitoring

    Vessel monitoring systems are becoming ever more complex and comprehensive. One of the latest new systems from Italian company Onyx shows just how far they have developed and to ensure reliability it features considerable redundancy. 09 Oct 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Versadock Performance System

    UK company Versadock has developed a modular pontoon system that has a wide variety of applications as both portable and permanent piers, bridges and boat docks which are in use around the World. 09 Oct 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • FRC Launch and Recovery System

    German survival and deck equipment manufacturer Global Davit is collaborating with the Dutch company TBV Marine Systems on a new stern mounted Launch and Recovery System (L.A.R.S.) which can launch and recover the bigger Fast Response Crafts (FRCs). This system can be used in higher sea states with significant wave heights up to 2.25 metres claims Global Davit. 09 Oct 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Damen takes over Dutch repair yard

    Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) has acquired Dutch repair yard D. van de Wetering in Rotterdam to improve the quality of service for its customers. 09 Oct 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Aluminium CSSV

    According to Finnish boatbuilder Marine Alutech, its new Watercat M18 AMC combat support service vessel (CSSV) is the most advanced version of landing craft it has ever built. 08 Oct 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Belfast makes £1.4m pilot boat investment

    Belfast Harbour is expanding its capability after taking delivery of the first of two new pilot boats from by UK-based Red Bay Boats. 08 Oct 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Long-term lease of UK slipways

    UK based Burgess Marine has secured a long-term lease of two slipways at the top of the Southampton water, from ABP Southampton. 08 Oct 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Nearshore wireline CPT

    Wireline Cone Penetration Testing has proven itself in deep offshore investigations but according to Kim Hodgson, nearshore projects manager at Lankelma (a UK-based wireline CPT specialist), this investigation technology has also been shown to be a viable alternative to traditional top-push techniques for nearshore projects. 07 Oct 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • NorSea Group acquires Øer

    NorSea Group has acquired Danish wind power company Øer to strengthen its expertise and capacity within the market. 07 Oct 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Trelleborg fenders avert disaster

    A collision on a US river has shown the value of Trelleborg fenders to infrastructure, vessels and the environment. 07 Oct 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Waterfront wall maintenance

    UK Coastal engineering specialist firm HR Wallingford has produced new guidance for the management of old masonry waterfront walls. 07 Oct 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • New CEO for Transas

    Frank Coles has been announced as the new chief executive officer and member of the board of directors for Transas Marine. 06 Oct 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Tuco Marine unveils new dive support boats

    Denmark-based Tuco Marine is expanding its range of ProZero workboats and daughter crafts with two new dive support and ROV support vessels. 06 Oct 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • New Norway Manager for GNS

    Jon Folkedal has been appointed as the first Country Manager for Global Navigation Solutions (GNS) in Norway. 06 Oct 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Renewables trenching contract for ESS

    Scotland-based Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) is to carry out pre-cut seabed trenching prior to Prysmian Group’s cable laying on the Wikinger offshore windfarm – the second Baltic Sea renewables project for ESS. 05 Oct 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Plug and play tug transmission

    With the Prop.act clutch system, German marine transmission specialist Ortlinghaus has launched a system on the market that it claims offers new deployment opportunities, particularly in the main drive train of harbour tugs. 05 Oct 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Hybrid ‘cookbook’ for smaller yards

    The hybrid car market has taken off, so why not workboats? It’s not down to lack of interest Dennis Doerffel of UK-based REAP Systems told MJ; instead the issue centres on the individuality of the builds. And the builders. 05 Oct 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Seahaven Maritime Academy launched

    A new training establishment has opened its doors in East Sussex, UK. Seahaven Maritime Academy, based in Newhaven docks, is a privately owned and run business with the emphasis on personal service. It’s the brainchild of Steve Brand, CEO and chief instructor who, after a lifetime at sea, much of it as an instructor and examiner, saw a need for more student focused training. 05 Oct 2015 - Maritime Journal