Email email Print print

News

  • Damen renovates French research vessel

    The renowned French research vessel, ‘Marion Dufresne II’ has left Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque in northern France having recently undergone sea trials and a complete renovation. 04 Aug 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Subsea 7 reports revenue dip

    UK-based subsea engineering, construction and services company, Subsea 7, has reported a difficult start to 2015, with second quarter revenue down uS$553m on the previous year. 03 Aug 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Fratelli Neri orders first Damen ASD 3212 Tug

    Italian tug owner, Fratelli Neri S.p.A, has ordered its first Damen tug, an ASD 3212, the first ASD tug in the Mediterranean region equipped with a Damen Render Recovery Escort winch. 03 Aug 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • US graduates to fly Falcon

    America’s very first Bachelor of Science in Maritime Technology, offered by Northwestern Michigan College, is to get a Falcon ROV built by Saab Seaeye in Europe. The aim of the BSc program is for graduates to be proficient in applied technology for the marine industry onshore and offshore. 31 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Milestone Multi Cat delivery for MCS

    Maritime Craft Services (Clyde) have taken delivery of their first Multi Cat 3013 adding to the Scottish company’s Damen built fleet and the first delivery from the Dutch builder’s Sharjah shipyard which opened in 2014. 30 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • A smaller EDDY is introduced

    Following the entry into service with German tug operator URAG in Bremerhaven late last year of the ‘EDDY 1’ news of a smaller 24m version to join the EDDY Tug family has been announced. 30 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • China joins the LNG-powered tug club

    The recent delivery of Asia’s first tug powered solely by LNG provides an indication that the adoption of the fuel is attracting attention globally with elements of particular interest for Rolls-Royce and China. 30 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Sanmar delivers first of four tugs to Aqaba

    Sanmar Shipyard are currently working on a major seven vessel order for Aqaba and recently delivered the ‘Hashim 3’ first of four Robert Allan Terminal RAstar 2800 tugs. 30 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Waterland for Wagenborg

    An expansion in activities for Delfzijl, The Netherlands based Wagenborg Towage has seen them adding to their tug fleet with the bareboat charter of the Damen Shoalbuster 3511 ‘Waterland’. 30 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Polar liferaft

    SurvitecZodiac has spent over 2 years developing a heating system for its whole range of commercial liferafts- thus making all the rafts in its range meet the new IMO Polar Code requirements when the new ‘Arctic’ option is chosen. We travelled to SurvitecZodiac’s high tech factory in Chevanceau, France to find out how the company achieved it. 30 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Under the bonnet of Fairplay’s new tractors

    Propulsion and steering systems provider Schottel Group have revealed details of the hybrid propulsion system installed in two tractor tugs delivered recently by Astilleros Armon Shipyard to Fairplay Towage. 30 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Port of Gothenburg invests

    A new logistics park is in the early stages of build directly beside Sweden’s Port of Gothenburg. One million square metres in size, the park is expected to generate more than 2,000 jobs and address a shortage of land for logistics and distribution close to the port. 30 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Ullman Steering Bar first drive

    Of all the vessels on the Seawork pontoon this year, one that garnered a tremendous amount of attention in pole position on berth V55 was the Ullman Dynamics/ Norsafe demonstrator RIB with Ullman’s new Steering Bar system installed. ‘Maritime Journal’ took this test bed vessel for a quick spin. 30 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • DolWin1 offshore wind energy link hand over

    Leading power and automation group, ABB, has successfully commissioned and handed over the DolWin1 offshore wind grid connection to the Dutch-German transmission system operator, TenneT. 30 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Valmet and SeaKing join forces

    Finnish oil technology company Valmet is joining forces with SeaKing Electrical – a move that will bring the company’s automation services overseas. 30 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • TOWLINES

    GSS Marine Services’ new Neptune 2611 Eurocarrier ‘Marilyn M’ (pictured) has entered service with its first assignment, providing dredging support services on the Belgian coast. 30 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Bugsier orders its first Damen tug

    Hamburg based tug owner Bugsier Reederei has placed an order for its first ever Damen built tug in the form of a ASD 2411 model to serve as a harbour tug in German ports. 30 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • RNLI lifeboat centre due to open

    The UK's RNLI will open its All-weather Lifeboat Centre (ALC) on Friday 21 August to take over production, maintenance and refit of the charity’s all-weather lifeboat fleet in-house for the first time in the charity’s 191-year history. 30 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • New simulation wing

    The simulation centre at the Technical University of Varna in Bulgaria has recently opened a new simulation wing. Following the opening of its simulation centrein 2012, the TU Varna has seen steady growth and further expansion into a new simulator wing was required. 29 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Monopile anticorrosion

    Netherlands-based construction and engineering company Ballast Nedam is using CWind, a leading provider of integrated services to the wind industry, to provide corrosion protection services to its Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm monopiles. 29 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • USA set for first windfarm

    Construction of the USA’s first windfarm has begun, seven years after Rhode Island-based Deepwater Wind’s first proposal for the 30MW Block Island pilot windfarm. 29 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Chris Feibusch: Drew Marine Signal & Safety

    When Chris Feibusch of Drew Marine Signal & Safety moved across from his largely leisure marine background in 2010, he found himself in a world that matched time-sensitive logistics with the demands of Class 1 explosives. 29 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal