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  • Ghost ship concept

    Researchers at classification society DNV GL have developed ‘ReVolt’, a vessel that is greener, smarter and safer than conventionally fuelled and operated vessels. Autonomous, fully battery powered and highly efficient – ‘ReVolt is claimed to be a new shipping concept that offers a possible solution to the growing need for transport capacity. 12 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Tier III genset

    The German based Rolls-Royce brand MTU and Fairplay Towage are to test an MTU diesel genset with SCR exhaust aftertreatment in a harbour tug in order to verify compliance with IMO Tier III emission requirements that come into force as of 2016. The nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions will be cut by 90% compared with the IMO Tier I regulation that was introduced in 2000. 12 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Moteurs Baudouin marine power

    French power and propulsion expert, Moteurs Baudouin, has launched two new high speed diesel engines, one specially dedicated to the marine and inland shipping industries. 11 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Rolls-Royce launches new engine range

    Rolls-Royce has unveiled the first of a new family of medium-speed engines for the marine market that will include versions powered by both diesel and gas. 10 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Dudgeon windfarm electrical contract

    Statoil and Statkraft subsidiary, Dudgeon Offshore Wind Ltd, has awarded the electrical system infrastructure contract for the new UK windfarm to Siemens Transmission and Distribution Ltd. 10 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • ZF Marine SMM launch

    ZF Marine Propulsion has unveiled a new addition to its workboat transmission range, making a 'civil statement' which it says will serve all the commercial workboat sector's needs. 10 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Cloud based maintenance research project

    Classification society ClassNK is embarking on a joint research project with Daihatsu Diesel Mfg Co Ltd to test the feasibility of cloud based condition based monitoring and automatic diagnostic systems on auxiliary equipment. 09 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Facing the big clean up

    A recent study brings a ray of hope to our seas: it shows clearing plastic pollution from the ocean’s notorious ‘garbage patches’ is indeed feasible. But surprisingly, the necessary novel approach started with a high school project. 08 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • MeyGen secures first phase funding

    UK law firm Burges Salmon says that its long-standing client MeyGen has secured funding from The Crown Estate and the Scottish Government for the first phase of its Pentland Firth tidal renewable energy project. 08 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • René Berkvens: Long term relationships

    “When I finished my studies in Naval Architecture, I decided never to get into shipbuilding as in 1978 the whole industry was in a shambles,” admits René Berkvens, CEO of Damen Shipyards Group. 08 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • OWS delivery

    Offshore Wind Services’ (OWS) latest windfarm supply vessel – the Damen Fast Crew Supplier 2008 ‘Offshore Waddenzee’ - was officially named at Damen Oranjewerf Amsterdam. 04 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • McMurdo down under

    Techno-Sciences, a recently-acquired company of the UK headquartered McMurdo Group, the end-to-end search and rescue and maritime domain awareness division of Orolia (FRA) has announced that it has been chosen by the Australia Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) and Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) to deploy their next-generation satellite-aided search and rescue systems. 04 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • QinetiQ helps tackle marine threats

    QinetiQ is to carry out additional research into generating situational awareness to enable a large vessel to defend itself against the surface threat posed by small boats. 04 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Dual engine display

    Offshore Systems UK Ltd has launched a new dual engine display featuring a high brightness panoramic format screen that displays full detailed information from two engines plus other sensors on a single display. 04 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Datema updates navigation services

    Datema’s Chartplanner and Pay As You Sail (PAYS) services now feature the UK Hydrographic Office’s (UKHO) Admiralty Vector Chart Service (AVCS). 03 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Small boats contract

    Marine Specialised Tech Ltd (MST), a Liverpool, UK-based supplier of rigid inflatable and high speed workboats, has been announced by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) as one of six UK companies who will share £111 million of new contracts to maintain its fleet of small boats. 03 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • German power for double-ended ferry

    A new sister ship of the double-ended ferry ‘MS Frisia IV’ equipped with diesel-electric Voith Schneider Propellers (VSP) is set to enter service in summer 2015. 03 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Offshore Energy 2014

    2014 brings the seventh edition of Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference, which will be held on 28 & 29 October 2014 at the Amsterdam RAI, the Netherlands. 03 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Bombs away

    6 Alpha Associates, a UK-based strategic advisor for managing specialist risks, has completed a comprehensive, five-month unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk management project and as a direct result, has issued final cable UXO clearance certificates to Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm, a 160-turbine project located in Liverpool Bay. 03 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • BV acquires maritime loss adjuster

    Global maritime classification society and service provider Bureau Veritas has acquired MatthewsDaniel Ltd, a global specialist in loss adjusting and risk assessment services for the offshore industry. 03 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Airports Commission fails to shortlist Thames Hub

    Following the recent news that the Thames Hub Airport plans have not made the UK Airport Commission’s shortlist, ‘Maritime Journal’ hears two reactions, one for and one against this decision which could, when the final decision is taken next year, have significant impact on the UK and European marine civils industry. 03 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Tidal Energy Summit 2014

    The eighth International Tidal Energy Summit is set to take place in London, UK, on 25 and 26 November 2014. 02 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal