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Funding will determine building of French canal
The building of a canal linking Paris to Northern European harbours will depend on obtaining funding, the French government has declared. 18 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Dynamic Positioning for coastal and inland vessels
Netherlands-based systems integrator RH Marine has commissioned a Rhodium 4500 Dynamic Positioning and Tracking System on the ‘Nordzee’, the new flagship of Hakkers, a specialist in the development, production and realization of excavation, dredging, construction, foundation, coastal and shoreline works. 18 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Saildrones for survey
In September, scientists from the USA’s National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will launch two Saildrone sail powered unmanned systems from Alameda, California, on a six-month, 8,000 nautical mile round trip mission to the equator and back to improve the Tropical Pacific Observing System (TPOS). 18 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Composite hydrographic survey boat
Danish composite workboat specialist boatbuilder Tuco has delivered a 12-metre ProZero DC to Nelleman Survey A/S where it will serve as a platform for hydrographic surveys. 18 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Test setting for meteorological kit
Meteorological monitoring specialist Biral, has just added a useful test function to its entire range of visibility and present weather sensors. 18 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Seawork 2017 video live
Seawork International, Europe’s largest commercial marine and workboat exhibition, closed on 15th June and was hailed a resounding success. 18 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Garden Bridge project and contracts terminated
Plans for a Garden Bridge over the River Thames have been scrapped and all existing contracts terminated. 17 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Offshore transfer device could revolutionise safety
A new device promises to revolutionise offshore windfarm work by creating a more stable platform between vessels and structures to allow safer crew transfers. 17 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Boskalis acquires Gardline
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has announced that it has acquired all the shares of the Gardline Group. 16 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
‘HMS Queen Elizabeth’ makes debut in Portsmouth
Britain's future naval flagship ‘HMS Queen Elizabeth’ sailed into her home port of Portsmouth for the first time today. 16 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Offshore vessel arrives in Shetland for decommissioning
A new Shetland decommissioning facility has received what is believed to be first major North Sea floating production vessel to be disposed of in Scotland. 15 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Showcase to promote the Humber at International Shipping Week
The Humber’s opportunities will be promoted to around 15,000 industry professionals at London International Shipping Week for the first time. 15 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Ocean plastics support from ABB
Swiss propulsion and automation specialist ABB is providing the shipboard systems and systems expertise that will support the research voyages undertaken by ‘By the Ocean we Unite’, the charitable organisation whose mission is to highlight the damage done by the millions of tonnes of plastics that end up in the world’s oceans every year. 15 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
‘Bouncing bombs’ located and recovered
A specialised piece of underwater scanning equipment has been used to locate and identify WW2 ‘bouncing bombs’ in a Scottish loch, similar to the Barnes Wallis bouncing bombs used in the Dambusters raid. 15 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Whitepaper reports on tidal energy storage solutions
Market research company New Energy Update has published a whitepaper investigating the nascent field of energy storage technologies for tidal energy projects. 15 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Amphibian boat hoist for Pembroke
Welsh workboat builder and servicing specialist, Mainstay Marine Solutions has secured funding to support the purchase of a 150/200 ton boat lift. 15 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Pile lifting tool to be deployed on Horns Rev 3 windfarm
Houlder’s lifting equipment will be deployed for the installation of Vattenfall’s Horns Rev 3 windfarm off the coast of Denmark. 15 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Norwegian built to a Scottish design
A new 25m Aquaculture Support Vessel has recently been built by Havyard Shipyard in Norway to plans by Macduff Ship Design. 15 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Exploiting the advantages of being energy independent
Shippers are exploring wind and solar power as they strive to reduce fuel consumption and emissions by becoming more energy independent. 14 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Project seeks to address ships’ biofouling
A new project which seeks to protect marine ecosystems from the negative effects of invasive aquatic species has been given the green light. 14 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal