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  • Seven vessel order for Sanmar

    Continuing this month’s news of orders for new vessels, Turkey’s Sanmar Shipyards recently secured a major order for six tugs and a pilot cutter for Aqaba Port Marine Services Company (APMSCO) in Jordan. 30 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Fast Flow Facility

    UK civil engineering company HR Wallingford has opened what it claims to be one of the world’s most sophisticated marine modelling facilities in operation; the UK Ship Simulation Centre and the Fast Flow Facility at Howbery Business Park in Oxfordshire. 30 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Genset order for Damen tugs

    Netherland’s based propulsion expert, DBR, has delivered a substantial order of 42 marine generator sets for Damen Shipyards which will be installed on 14 tugs bound for the Middle East. 30 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • ‘Atco Noura’

    The 45m offshore patrol vessel ‘Atco Noura’, designed by Macduff Ship Design of the UK and built by Tor Marine of Turkey, has completed a rigorous trials schedule. This included reaching its contracted speed of 32 knots. 29 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • 1000th service

    UK drysuit manufacturer, Hammond Drysuits Ltd, has celebrated a milestone in its specialist commercial service division, after completing the service and certification of its 1000th commercial drysuit. 29 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Hydrographer recognised

    Captain Peter Kortenoeven, Hydrographer of the Royal Netherlands Navy, has been presented with the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office’s (UKHO’s) prestigious Alexander Dalrymple Award at a ceremony in London. 29 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • The civil engineer who saved London

    Sir Thomas Peirson Frank, an engineer who thanks to his work on the city’s flood defences was credited with saving London from drowning no fewer than 121 times, has had his valiant efforts commemorated by a plaque near London’s Houses of Parliament. 29 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Planning consent for four Scottish windfarms

    The Scottish Government has awarded planning consent for four offshore wind projects with a potential total capacity of 2.28GW. 29 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Saab Seaeye adds to ROV fleet

    Underwater ROV expert, Saab Seaeye, is expanding its global reach following expanded opportunities coming its way since joining forces with the James Fisher Group and Fendercare Marine’s diving resources. 29 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • 55th Marine Measurement Forum

    ASV Ltd of Portchester, UK, specialist designers of unmanned marine vehicle systems, are to host the 55th Marine Measurement Forum dedicated to informal discussion of a wide range of measurement issues, on Thursday 29 January. 29 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Nautronix positioning for Subsea 7

    Nautronix in Aberdeen, UK which specialises in through-water communication and positioning technology for offshore applications, is to supply locally-based Subsea 7 with its latest NASNet underwater positioning system for use on the Aasta Hansteen gas field in the northern sector of the Norwegian Sea. 29 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Tidal monitoring system for Arabian Gulf

    In a project carried out in association with Seatronics’ regional hub in Abu Dhabi, marine data management and GIS specialists OceanWise of Hampshire have completed the first phase of a new Port-Log Tidal Monitoring and Display System (TMDS) project on behalf of the UAE mapping and survey organisation, Bayanat. 29 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Statoil survey contract for DeepOcean

    Norway’s DeepOcean AS, whose UK subsidiary in Darlington has recently completed major pipeline studies in China, has been awarded a contract by Statoil for seabed survey services covering all of the Norwegian continental shelf, beginning next year. 29 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Trekker tracker

    UK-based Planet Ocean has announced that the Deep Trekker Mini-ROV is now available with an integrated TriTech MicronNav tracker. With this new integration, operators can map the path that the Deep Trekker ROV takes while completing underwater inspections. 29 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Unmanned surface vessels under development

    Claiming to be the world’s first commercial survey company to offer autonomous unmanned surface vessels as a platform for a broad spectrum of operations, newly-formed Unmanned Survey Solutions (USS) of Tavistock, UK says it is now working closely with manufacturers of USVs on a number of developments designed to meet specific hydrographic requirements. 28 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Marathon tow for Fairmount

    Three tugs from Fairmount Marine have completed the marathon tow of one of the world’s largest FPSOs' Petrojarl Knarr' from the builder’s yard in South Korea to Haugesund in Norway. 28 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Wave Access project

    The Wave Access vessel is a 25m aluminium rapid crew transfer vessel designed for the offshore industry, which its UK-based developers claim will bring significant benefits to operators in terms of cost, time and safety. 28 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Sustainable waterborne infrastructure

    The PIANC World Congress in San Francisco, California, saw the grant of the first Working with Nature (WwN) Award, which recognises sustainable waterborne transport infrastructure projects. 28 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Foss to the rescue

    Foss Maritime have come to the rescue of a Russian owned general cargo ship after it encountered mechanical problems in rough seas and threatened the coastline of Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia. 28 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Expansion contract awarded

    Lerwick Port Authority has awarded a construction contract for the latest expansion of the harbour’s facilities in a project costing a total of £16.5 million and which will benefit the fishing and oil sectors. 28 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Frank Kowalski: Safehaven Marine

    Readers of MJ will be familiar with the stunning photographs of Safehaven boats pitching through giant waves at the mouth of Cork harbour and visitors to SeaWork might have been aboard some of those boats to witness the high level of fit out, while internet surfers have enjoyed the dramatic sequence of manned self-righting trials. 27 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Happy birthday McAllister Towing

    One of North America’s best known tug owning companies McAllister Towing & Transportation recently held a gala event in New York celebrating 150 years in the maritime industry. 27 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal