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  • Walker Marine set to make waves

    New naval architecture consultancy business, Walker Marine Design Ltd, is off to a good start after securing a number of contracts for the offshore wind sector and wider marine industry. 22 May 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Opportunity docks

    The Mayor of London, UK, has invited proposals for the redevelopment of the city’s Albert Island, a slab of land owned by the Greater London Authority in London’s Royal Docks, where there is the potential to create hundreds of new jobs and build vital new marine facilities 22 May 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Seawork sold out

    Seawork International, Europe’s largest commercial marine and workboat exhibition held in a working port, has announced that the event’s exhibition space is now fully sold out. 22 May 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • LNG ferry duo go into service

    Two ground-breaking LNG ferries enter service in Germany soon after a total investment of some €43 million - the biggest in the history of local operator AG Ems. 22 May 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • 'Atair' bids under study

    The first firm bids to build yet another sophisticated new research ship for the German Government are expected this summer following the closure of an invitation to tender. 22 May 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • German rescue group gets new boats

    The German Sea Rescue Service (DGzRS) was taking delivery of a new 28m Class cruiser at the end of May – the first of a new generation of search and rescue boats. 22 May 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Peters & May headline sponsor for Seawork

    International boat transporter, Peters & May has been named as a headline sponsor for this years’ Seawork International exhibition. 21 May 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Enhanced dry suit capabilities

    US based Mustang Survival says it has enhanced the capabilities of its Sentinel Series dry suits using feedback from the United States Coast Guard (USCG) giving improved performance and ease of use. 21 May 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Optimising tug propulsion

    At this year's Tugnology conference in London, UK, MTU showcased its tug portfolio. On the second day of the event the company launched the the simulation tool which it has developed to optimise marine engines. 21 May 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Rotortugs on the Thames

    The Kotug Rotortugs ‘RT Ambition’ and ‘RT Evolution’ have towed the Cruise Ship ‘Viking Star’ into the Port of London up the River Thames, the port’s largest ever cruise call. 21 May 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Servowatch to launch IVMS at Seawork

    Servowatch is set to launch its new integrated vessel management system (IVMS) at this year’s Seawork International, taking place from 16 to 18 June 2015. 21 May 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Encouraging first year results

    2014 was the first full financial year of the DNV GL Group AS following the merger between the marine classification societies Det Norske Veritas and Germanischer Lloyd. “While both managing the ambitious merger and maintaining a full focus on providing premium service to our customers, we also increased our revenues by 10%, achieving an operating revenue of NOK 21,623 million,” said Henrik O. Madsen, DNV GL Group President & CEO. 21 May 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • The escalating Mediterranean situation

    With the EU approving the use of force against people-smugglers in Libya – Malta-based security expert Marshall Consultants investigates the maritime security threats that are forcing them to act. 20 May 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • LEDs lead the way

    Now that a single LED floodlight can last for years rather than months and use a fraction of the power of a comparable filament bulbed light source, LED floodlighting is now a very desirable piece of deck equipment, but not all LED Floodlighting is the same. According to Seawork International 2015 exhibitor E LED Lighting, choosing quality over price can save money in the long run. 20 May 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Marine warranty surveying

    Ian Stewart, business development manager at Maritime Assurance and Consulting (MAC) explains to ‘Maritime Journal’ why in the harsh and unforgiving marine environment, the role of Marine Warranty Surveying (MWS) has become ever more important to the renewables sector. 20 May 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • ‘Schaerhörn’ revamp is bigger than expected

    Life-extension repairs and renovation on Germany’s longest serving coastal waters protection and control vessels – the 41 year old Scharhörn - have turned out to be much more extensive than first thought. 20 May 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • New Fassmer survey ship bound for Saudi

    A new German-built survey ship for operation with owners in Saudi Arabia has been completed and handed over to Fugro OSAE in Holland by Fassmer Shipyard. 20 May 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Teal & Mackrill continues to expand

    More than a century since it was established and carved out a niche manufacturing hard-wearing paints to protect the hulls of Humber’s once vast fishing fleet, Teamac manufacturer Teal & Mackrill is continuing to expand. 20 May 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Wave Energy Scotland 'open for business'

    In mid-March, the new research and development organisation Wave Energy Scotland declared that it is now 'open for business' - and announced the launch of a £7 million technology innovation competition. 20 May 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • New project aims to improve protection against subsea cable faults

    A new project to design a system that detects and prevents high voltage insulation faults in subsea power cables for offshore wind farms has been awarded funding by the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) Offshore Wind Component Technologies Development and Demonstration Scheme. 19 May 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Seawork Innovations Showcase 2015

    The Spirit of Innovations Showcase at Seawork 2015 will allow visitors and exhibitors to see the latest projects, products and vessels that ‘push the envelope’ of ideas and provide new solutions. 19 May 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Dual doppler radar project aims to provide 'step change' in wind resource measurement

    In mid-March, the Carbon Trust - via its Offshore Wind Accelerator Programme (OWA) - announced plans to support a state of the art technology trial to understand the viability of using dual doppler radar to produce 'high resolution dynamic maps of the wind flow through and around a wind farm.' 19 May 2015 - Maritime Journal