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  • Human sub speed record

    The WASUB team from the Delft University of Technology has just broken the world speed record for human-powered, one-person propeller driven submarines. 03 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Putting harbour performance to the test

    Members of Aberdeen Harbour Board have seen their potential flagship expansion project at Nigg Bay given life beyond the drawing board for the first time. The Board have recently observed the start of a series of physical model tests that are being undertaken by hydraulic experts at HR Wallingford. 03 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Manx pipe wrap

    Manx Utilities in the Isle of Man have installed a new sea outfall pipe at Kirk Michael for the discharge of foul effluent from its treated waste water plant. Hyder Consulting, consulting engineers for the new pipe installation, approached Winn & Coales (Denso) Ltd for advice on a suitable system to protect the joints on the outfall pipe. 03 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • New fisheries patrol vessel for the Solent

    UK leisure and commercial boatbuilder Ribcraft has supplied a second patrol vessel to the UK’s Southern Inshore Fisheries Conservation Authority (IFCA), which is responsible for the management of inshore fisheries in the coastal waters off Hampshire, Dorset and the Isle of Wight. 03 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Yanmar diesels for fast crew tender

    The recent increase in offshore wind activities off the northern Dutch coast has led Ubels Offshore to expand its fleet with a fifth vessel. Operating from the port of Eemshaven, Henk Ubels Sr is said to be very satisfied with the Yanmar diesel engines, which power the fast aluminium crew tender ‘Vrijheid III’. 03 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Salvage 2014 a vibrant industry providing a vital service

    The International Salvage Union has published annual statistics for 2014 showing the value of the salvage industry to the shipping world in general and the often unrecognised contribution to environmental protection. 03 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Ardent hits the ground running

    Global maritime giants Svitzer and Titan Salvage recently announced the merger of their salvage divisions to be known as ‘Ardent’ (see ‘MJ’ June 2015) and already have two developments to report on. 03 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • AMC boosts production

    UK’s Aluminium Marine Consultants (AMC) celebrated its acquisition of ISO 9001 quality management certification in June by placing four High Speed Support Vessels (HSSV) under build simultaneously in its new Isle of Wight building hall. 02 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • SeaZip 4 off to a flying start

    Harlingen-based SeaZip Offshore Service has entered into a partnership agreement with Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) to contract out the service vessel ‘SeaZip 4’ for its annual summer project activities in the North Sea. 02 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Multi Cats bound for Scottish renewables duties

    Two Scottish owners have recently taken delivery of Damen Multi Cats in a development which can be viewed alongside the growing marine renewables industry in the region. 01 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Svitzer’s Australian hybrid quartet complete

    The last in the series of four eco-friendly hybrid tugs have now been delivered to Svitzer for operation at Chevron Australia’s Gorgon LNG installation off the country’s northwest coast. 01 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Voith water tractors for Port of Alexandria

    Domestic shipyards in Egypt are set to benefit from an order for four new Voith Water Tractors (VWT) for Alexandria Port Authority. 01 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Busy times for Damen

    Damen are known for their ability to supply tugs from stock to tight timescales and the Gorinchem based shipbuilder recently reported on eight vessel orders covering a wide range from their portfolio. 01 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Last of five LNG terminal tugs delivered

    Turkey’s Sanmar Shipyard has completed a five-vessel tug order for Smit Lamnalco for operation at three LNG export terminals at the Port of Gladstone on Australia’s east coast. 01 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • The Hour of Power – Hybrid Marine Technology and Green Ports

    In 2015 two significant developments are going to make many operators, owners and builders of professional vessels consider hybrid marine power. Firstly the new emissions laws in ports and secondly there is now an incentive for high technology manufacturers to invest in developing highly efficient batteries. 01 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • 20KTS+ gets some mojo at Seawork

    UK based 20KTS+ had plenty to shout about at this Seawork International exhibition with its brand new marine exoskeleton, MARINE MOJO™, which promises to lower whole body vibration exposure by reducing shock by 20%. 01 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal


    Svitzer’s connection with Damen’s products is mentioned elsewhere in this column and while being written it was announced that the UK arm of Svitzer are to take delivery of two Damen ASD 3212 tugs. 01 Jul 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Ocean Training launches new courses

    At this year’s Seawork International, Ocean Training Online launched two new courses and saw a rise in enquiries from both leisure and commercial customers. 30 Jun 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • European regions lead the charge on ocean energy

    The EU’s Commission for the Environment, Climate Change and Energy of the Committee of the Regions (CoR) has adopted a report confirming that the ocean energy sector will make an “important meeting the future energy needs of the European Union”. 30 Jun 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Narwhal to the rescue

    Ocean Safety has announced its appointment as UK sales and service agents for the full range of Narwhal SOLAS approved Rescue Boats. Narwhal models include the SV-420, SV 480, FRB 700 and SV 750 Inflatable RIBs. 30 Jun 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Fast flow for firmer foundations

    UK engineering hydraulics specialist HR Wallingford is working with offshore wind heavyweight DONG Energy as part of a project to develop what it firmly hopes will be the next-generation of wind turbine foundations. 30 Jun 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • 12m Interceptor

    Following last month’s Seawork, the leading exhibition on workboats and small military and security vessels, Tuco Marine has revealed its newest vessel in the Danish company’s ProZero range: The ProZero 12m Interceptor. 30 Jun 2015 - Maritime Journal