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  • Concordia en route to be scrapped

    The work of the Conquest Offshore ‘Dutch Conquest’ MB1 crane ship is almost done now the sunken ‘Costa Concordia’ has been refloated in one of the world’s largest salvage operations. 22 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • New paddleboat for longest fiord

    An unusual new stern paddle-boat has gone into operation on Germany’s longest fiord, the Schlei, continuing a local shipping tradition and replacing a popular event and excursion predecessor. 22 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Kiel on target after terminal work

    The German port of Kiel has completed work on the expansion of one cruise terminal and won a race against time to finalise remedial work at another. 22 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Hydrodemolition at the Port of Liverpool

    Specialist UK contractor Corejet, part of Core Cut Ltd, has been using hydrodemolition techniques on the UK’s Port of Liverpool Seaforth Passage widening project for Peel Ports. 21 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Marine couplings on show at SMM

    UK-based Renold Hi-Tec Couplings is showcasing its range of power transmission couplings for marine applications at this year’s SMM trade fair, taking place in Hamburg in September. 21 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Scania’s Tier II workboat engines

    With the addition of IMO Tier II emissions certification, more customers will be able to benefit from the high engine torque offered by Swedish engine manufacturer, Scania, for coastal and oceangoing marine operations. 18 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Windfarm development: is it worth the risk?

    For most, the aftermath of WWI and WWII is a thing of the past, but for European windfarm developers, it could be more of an everyday risk. 18 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Foynes-Limerick road scheme begins

    In Ireland, Limerick City and County Council has commenced the planning and design of a proposed new road linking the Port of Foynes in West Limerick with the M7/N18 at Limerick City. 18 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Work begins on Dudgeon offshore windfarm

    Statoil and Statkraft will begin construction work on the Dudgeon offshore windfarm in 2016, aiming for full production in late 2017. 18 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Renewables benefit from massive EU funding

    Offshore wind and marine energy are set to benefit from a recent awarding of €1bn funding by the European Commission in various renewable energy sources. 18 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • HelWin2 convertor station safely installed

    Siemens has completed installation of the HelWin2 offshore platform, part of the German DC grid connection project for German–Dutch grid operator TenneT. 18 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Scottish Government awards £2.2m to cut offshore wind costs

    Scottish Government First Minister Alex Salmond has announced the awarding of £2.2m to a project aimed at cutting the cost of offshore wind by at least 10%. 18 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Four-track subsea trencher targets windfarm market

    UK based IHC Engineering Business has introduced the world’s first four-tracked subsea trencher, developed for operation in shallow waters and specifically for cable burial at offshore windfarms. 18 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Autopilot gets colour display

    Japanese marine electronics major Furuno has introduced a colour display for its NavPilot Control Unit. Also, the cosmetics of the NavPilot 711C have been redesigned cosmetically to provide a better match with Furuno's flagship line of NavNet TZtouch MFDs. 17 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Captec extends range

    Captec, a Fareham, UK manufacturer of industrial computers for challenging environments, has extended its marine computer range to a full portfolio, including embedded computers, servers, panel computers and displays. This is a comprehensive selection that complies with rigorous certification, designed as a scalable and versatile resource for both primary and critical marine systems. 17 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Oil spill conference

    More than 60 delegates from across Europe, recently descended on Falmouth, UK to attend an oil spill response conference hosted by Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC). 17 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • ClassNK acquires Helm

    Japan’s ClassNK have announced the acquisition of Canadian maritime software company Helm Operations. Since 1999 Helm Operations (formerly Edoc Systems Group) has been developing operations software for the tug and barge and OSV industries. 17 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • National Single Window

    The European Commission has adopted a directive to ensure that by June 2015, vessels arriving or departing EU ports will have to provide required information electronically via one single entry point – the National Single Window. 17 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • DP World congratulated on London success

    DP World London Gateway has been praised by the UK’s Parliamentary Under-Secretary of state for Transport Stephen Hammond for its continued success. 17 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Dual engine capability

    Actisense, the marine electronics brand from Active Research Limited, based in Poole, UK, have upgraded their popular award-winning engine monitoring unit (EMU-1) with new firmware which now allows dual engines to be monitored. 17 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • ERP rollout at Gibdock

    Gibraltar-based ship repair yard Gibdock has invested in an automated and harmonised estimating, quotation, specification and invoicing system. The state of the art Microsoft Dynamics AX Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system overarches the yard’s finance, stock management, project management and HR systems. It is part of a strategic back-office upgrade, supporting Gibdock’s reputation for high quality repair and conversion work. 17 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Rights for renewables

    The renewable energy team from Burges Salmon have assisted in securing seabed rights for a total of four wave and tidal energy zones for their clients Minesto and Wave Hub in a leasing process managed by The Crown Estate. 17 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal