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  • Castoldi’s new jet control

    Italian water jet maker Castoldi is the latest manufacturer to develop an electronic control system for its jets. This sophisticated new system has also been designed to incorporate a joystick control to give precise low speed manoeuvring. 30 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • OceanWise appoints Chartworld International

    OceanWise, the independent UK marine data management and GIS specialist, has announced the appointment of ChartWorld International to its growing network of distributors and Value-Added Resellers (VAR’s) for its range of marine mapping products and data management and publishing software and services. 30 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Voith on show

    At this year’s SMM, Voith will be showcasing propulsion systems and vessel concepts focusing on high efficiency and dynamic positioning even under challenging conditions. A Voith Schneider Propeller as well as the Voith Inline Thruster 850, which can also be used as a bow thruster, will be on display. 30 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • 'Oden's boxing clever

    The Swedish Polar Research Vessel ‘Oden’ is back in the Arctic ocean, this time with the help of a specially commissioned electric winch, readied for the challenging climate of its destination. 30 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Tailoring a multipurpose fit

    Having a vessel with several different loading capabilities is extremely useful but it inevitably results in a tricky equilibrium - not for the cranes themselves but for the design parameters, Carsten Sietas of TTS Group’s Hamburg subsidiary TTS NMF, tells 'Maritime Journal'. 30 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Hybrid Schottel solutions at SMM 2014

    German propulsion specialist, Schottel, is to present its new solutions for offshore applications and hybrid concepts at this year’s SMM exhibition. 30 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Durability - and budget

    Single cranes installed on a workboat are a very different proposition to the huge numbers of cranes required for installation on windfarms. 30 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • The twisty tale behind cable lays

    The world’s need for energy has resulted in a growing thirst for submarine power lines, some connecting windfarms, some connecting countries. 30 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Antwerp moves towards permanent LNG station

    Antwerp Port Authority is continuing its focus on LNG with the aim of setting up a permanent bunkering station at the port by the beginning of 2016. 30 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Robot patrols for ports?

    Imagine robots that patrol beneath port waters, able not just to notice and then identify security threats, but also able to keep tabs on water pollution, silting up of vulnerable areas and inspect the integrity of underwater assets. 30 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Martin Jackson: An individual approach

    "My 'eureka' moments are always 2.00 in the morning," says Martin Jackson of Marine and Industrial Transmissions. "I get the ideas down with the help of a notepad and pen - and a very understanding wife..." 30 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • New pontoon for Harwich lifeboat station

    One of the UK RNLI Eastern region's busiest stations has had a new pontoon installed for its all weather lifeboat. 30 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Dredging heads in the spotlight at SMM

    Italy based dredger and dredging equipment manufacturer Italdraghe will be showcasing its BDC dredging head for excavators and a BDC 200 on its stand at SMM in Hamburg next month. 30 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • DEME's healthy €660m order book

    Belgium based DEME Group is maintaining a healthy order book of some €3bn thanks to new orders, well spread worldwide across dredging, energy related and environmental activities. The total value of these new orders represents approximately €660m. 30 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Airport proposal puts Thames habitat at risk

    HR Wallingford has submitted an independent response to a call for evidence from the UK Airports Commission. It called for evidence to inform study outputs for feasibility work on an inner Thames Estuary airport proposal. 29 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Grab dredger delivery for South Africa

    The South African company Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has named its 750m3 grab hopper dredger, ‘Italeni’, during a special ceremony hosted by the shipbuilder IHC Merwede in the shipyard of IHC Merwede's partner, MTG Dolphin, in Varna, Bulgaria. 29 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Young CEDA events in Delft and Hamburg

    The Dutch Section of Young CEDA hosted an event recently at the Delft University of Technology to give students and young professional an insight into working in the dredging industry. 29 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Dutch dredging at home and abroad

    Dutch dredging majors Boskalis and Van Oord are in a consortium which been awarded work associated with the expansion of the Singapore Tuas Mega Port development. 29 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Data acquisition for shallow survey 2015 begins

    Acquisition of common datasets by leading multibeam manufacturers has begun in Plymouth Sound and Wembury Bay in readiness for final comparison studies at the 7th International Conference on High-Resolution Shallow Water Surveys, in Plymouth from 14-18 September next year. 29 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Kongsberg helps enhance sea border protection

    Kongsberg Norcontrol IT has played its part in helping to enhance sea border protection in the EU through automatic identification and tracking of vessels suspected of involvement illegal activity. 29 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Ranger 2 USBL for Vietnamese surveys

    Vietnamese survey organisation, Thien Nam Positioning JSC, has commissioned a Ranger 2 Ultra Short Baseline (USBL) acoustic positioning system from Hampshire-based Sonardyne International. 29 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • IHO conference

    The 82-member inter-governmental International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) in Monaco is to host a 5th Extraordinary International Conference from 6-10 October which will formally open with an address by Prince Albert II. 29 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal