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  • ‘Baia de Setubal’

    As featured in brief in October’s MJ, Safehaven Marine based in Ireland have just launched a new pilot boat destined for the Port of Setubal in Portugal. ‘Bai de Setubal’ is one of Safehaven’s Interceptor 38 pilot vessels. 17 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Sabertooth swims into record books

    Global engineering services company Hibbard Inshore has set the record for the longest flooded tunnel inspection against flow ever attempted. Success came from using the Saab Seaeye Sabertooth AUV/ROV hybrid, chosen as the only possible vehicle for the job. 17 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Marine Supply Chain Conference

    Taking place at ‘Action Stations’, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, UK on Wednesday 26 November 2014, the British Marine Federation’s Supply Chain Conference is intended for builders of small commercial and leisure vessels, their equipment manufacturers and suppliers. 17 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Tidal Summit

    The 8th Annual International Tidal Energy Summit takes place in London 25-26 November 2014. Now that we have fully functioning, bankable tidal devices, it’s critical we understand how to implement latest best practices to upscale to multi-device arrays. 17 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • GeoSea acquires Hochtief assets

    Belgian DEME Group’s marine engineering specialist GeoSea has acquired the offshore assets of Hochtief, one of Germany’s leading international construction groups. 16 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Oil spill simulation

    As part of its on-going commitment to manage incidents in the harbour, Poole Harbour Commissioners, UK, simulated a major oil spill to test the current capability and processes for response to a tier two hydrocarbon spill. 16 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Shanghai and Antwerp work together

    The ports of Shanghai and Antwerp have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see them exchange information about their respective hinterlands, carry out joint promotion and set up training courses for maritime professionals. 16 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Helium without the squealium

    Divex, of Aberdeenshire, UK has been awarded a contract to supply the US Navy with their state-of-the-art helium speech unscrambling diver communications system the HeliCom Matrix. 16 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • SeaRoc and HSEQ Experts join forces

    SeaRoc Group Ltd and HSEQ Experts GmbH have completed a collaboration agreement to provide a combined service offering to help support the construction and operation of Offshore Windfarms in Germany and other European markets. The two companies have been working together since March 2014 and this agreement formalizes their existing arrangement. 16 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Half a century of RIBs

    Humber RIBs is one of the major British builders of RIBs and has made a considerable reputation for itself in the commercial and military sector. This year the company hits a significant milestone: 50 years of RIB building. 16 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Dover explores new opportunities

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has approved the UK’s Dover Harbour Board’s application for additional powers – a move that will generate new opportunities and ensure the port stays at the top of its game. 15 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Montrose upgrade

    A major £6m quay upgrade for the UK’s Montrose Port Authority (MPA) has now been completed in a move that will enhance the harbour’s capacity for handling larger cargo and oil and gas ships, enabling it to broaden its scope of vessel services. 15 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Underwater technology aids search for Franklin expedition shipwrecks

    Early in September, a team of Canadian underwater archaeologists discovered the wreck of the 'HMS Erebus' in the eastern stretches of the Queen Maud Gulf off the coast of Canada. 15 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • OceanWise addresses 5th EIHC

    The importance of hydrography and its role in an increasingly geospatially enabled world took centre stage at the 5th Extraordinary International Hydrographic Conference in Monaco recently. UK specialist, OceanWise's director, John Pepper presented on the status and future of Marine SDI (spatial data infrastructure). 14 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • IMO Secretary-General welcomes Global Ocean Commission report

    International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu has welcomed the recently-published report of the Global Ocean Commission (GOC), ‘From Decline to Recovery: A Rescue Package for the Global Ocean’, and its call for enhanced action at all levels to mitigate the threats to the global oceans described in the report. 14 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Reef Subsea expands into Blyth

    Reef Subsea has signed a service agreement with the Port of Blyth, UK for a new storage, maintenance and mobilisation facility as part of the company’s continued growth plan. The new facility provides 1800m2 of serviced internal and external storage space for asset maintenance and storage combined with office facilities for a team of personnel. 14 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • ICS legislation concern

    The smooth running of the well-established global regime for compensation from oil pollution from ships may be under serious threat, due to a decision by governments to wind up the 1971 International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund (IOPCF), claims the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), the global trade association for shipowners. 14 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • DSCV Contract

    Unique Hydra, a division of Unique Maritime Group, an integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solutions provider, has announced that it has been selected by Ultra Deep Solutions to design, build and integrate the dive system for a multipurpose Diving Support Construction Vessel (DSCV). 14 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • 14m GRP trawler launched

    The latest Seahawk B46 has been launched – to be operated out of Looe, Cornwall, UK. Designed by Gary Mitchell, the Seahawk B46 has been built for Richard Chapman who will also skipper the boat. 14 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • EIVA and VideoRay

    Denmark- based EIVA has been appointed as an authorised VideoRay Service Centre. EIVA is an engineering company with more than 35 years’ experience in the offshore construction and survey industry. EIVA is a long-standing authorised representative of VideoRay, having sold numerous underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROV) of the worldwide leader in portable, reliable and easy to use inspection class ROVs. 13 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Burgess expands into new build

    As first reported in last month’s ‘Maritime Journal’, the UK's Burgess Marine has supplemented its established shiprepair business and Trafalgar Yacht Management subsidiary by moving into new build with the acquisition of Meercat Workboats Ltd. 13 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Convertor platform go-ahead

    Drydocks World, an international service provider to the maritime, oil, gas, and energy sectors, has signed an agreement with Petrofac to build the BorWin3 high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter platform in the North Sea, named ‘BorWin Gamma’. When completed, this will provide an essential renewable offshore resource to meet increasing energy demands. 13 Oct 2014 - Maritime Journal