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  • 24 hours in a liferaft

    Twelve brave volunteers from Maersk Training in Newcastle, UK took part in a gruellingly physical and mental challenge by spending 24 hours at sea in a small life raft. 25 Nov 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Vesper releases new AIS transponder

    New Zealand-based manufacturing company, Vesper Marine, has released a new Class B AIS, the XB-6000. 25 Nov 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Jotron equips survival expedition

    Norwegian communications expert, Jotron AS, has equipped the two balsa rafts taking part in the Kon-Tiki2 survival and science expedition. 25 Nov 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Tender tracker from Furuno

    Carnival Cruise Line is installing a tender tracker developed by Japanese marine electronics giant Furuno on several of its cruise ships. Tender trackers are not new but this new Furuno developed system takes tracking one stage further by incorporating a degree of control, communication and monitoring that goes way beyond what normal trackers can offer. 25 Nov 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Danelec approval

    Denmark-headquartered marine electronics company Danelec Marine has announced that classification society DNV GL has awarded a type approval certificate with EU Wheelmark designation for the new DM800 ECDIS G2 series Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS). 25 Nov 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Barcelona refurbishment

    Almarin, a Spanish manufacturer of Marine Aids to Navigation, has carried out the design, supply and installation of three lantern rooms with their respective domes for the Port of Barcelona, Spain. 25 Nov 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • High-tech lightweight load lugger

    A Sloveian company, Hovercraft, has developed type of inflatable boat that could provide a new concept for transporting contractors' equipment and for flood rescue. The use of inflatable panels in the construction of the Ferryboat makes the structure extremely light and portable yet in its inflated form is can transport vehicles and small construction items such as tractors and excavators. 24 Nov 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Multiple steerable propeller contract

    Rolls-Royce has signed a contract for the delivery of 12 azimuth thrusters to Sanmar Shipyard in Turkey, with an option for an additional 30 units. 24 Nov 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Polar research ship contract for Cammell Laird

    British shipyard Cammell Laird has won a contract to build a new £200m polar research ship. 24 Nov 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Deep Green turbine

    German propulsion and tidal turbine specialist Schottel hydro has announced that it will deliver a customized turbine solution for Deep Green, an underwater kite construction from the Swedish company Minesto in 2016. 24 Nov 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • A hospital in a box

    Germany’s ELA Container Offshore has delivered its first mobile MEDICBox, otherwise known as ‘a hospital in a box’, to the offshore windfarm industry. 23 Nov 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Milestone reached in engineering project

    New engineering methods are being used to cut costs and provide safer navigation. The developments have come about through collaboration between aids to navigation supplier Hydrosphere and ABP Southampton which manages and maintains the navigation lights and buoys in Southampton Water, UK and its approaches. 23 Nov 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Germans order another eco-ferry

    The focus is on safety and the environment in the design and operation of a second island ferry just ordered to Germany’s stringent ‘Blauer Engel’ standards from Neptun Werft in Rostock. 23 Nov 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Hamburg creates more space for big ships

    Already well advanced in the heart of Europe’s second biggest port – Hamburg - are extensive works to improve accessibility and manoeuverability for big container and cruise ships. 23 Nov 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Inflatable landing craft

    Exhibited at Seawork International 2015 by the UK’s Henshaw Inflatables was this capable looking small inflatable landing craft, ideal for a vast range of duties from rescue services to ultra shallow draft load carrying in near shore marine civils projects. 23 Nov 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Five-engined FSV

    The US division of naval architects Incat Crowther has announced the delivery of ‘Alya McCall’, the first vessel in a fleet of new class monohull Fast Support Vessels (FSV) for Seacor Marine. 23 Nov 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Welsh company secures EU funds for novel wave energy technology

    In late October, Swansea, UK-based wave energy company Marine Power Systems (MPS) announced that it had secured £2 million of European Union (EU) funds for the development and testing of a scaled prototype of its innovative WaveSub device. 20 Nov 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • MOREDATAS Project

    Five companies based at locations in Ireland, France and the UK have announced plans to collaborate on an innovative project to help limit the risks faced by developers of tidal and wave energy initiatives around the north western European coast. 20 Nov 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • CorPower commences third round testing of wave energy device

    Swedish wave energy company CorPower Ocean has successfully completed a €6.5m funding round for the further development and testing of its novel wave energy converters. 20 Nov 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Crewsaver lifejackets launched at METS

    Crewsaver, based in the UK, has launched a brand new range of Crewsaver Work Vest lifejackets at this year’s METSTRADE in Amsterdam. 20 Nov 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Baltic heavy lift support

    Global independent offshore and onshore survey company UTEC NCS Survey, was recently awarded a contract for heavy lift support services for a major windfarm project in the Baltic Sea. 20 Nov 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • The coastal cruise reborn

    UK-based naval architect Colin Silvester has come up with a small cruising vessel concept to reignite enthusiasm in the coastal cruise; once a cornerstone activity in any British seaside holiday. 20 Nov 2015 - Maritime Journal