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  • Longer slides for Norway

    An all-electric ferry, currently under construction at the Fjellstrand yard in Norway, will enter service next year with Norled as the first Norwegian vessel equipped with Survitec Group's most advanced ESS MES automatic escape slide system. 01 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Apprentices for offshore wind

    Isle of Wight, UK-based offshore wind crew transfer vessel operator Seacat Services has concluded the first of many apprentice recruitment drives with the award of a dozen opportunities to the next generation of offshore renewable energy seafarers. 01 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Damen Stan Patrols for Ecuador

    Damen has signed a contract with Astilleros Navales Ecuatorianos (Astinave) for two Damen Stan Patrols (SPa) 5009 vessels for the Ecuadorian Coastguard. 01 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • EU funding for carbon fibre vessel range

    Danish boatbuilder, Tuco Marine Group, has been chosen as one of the few Danish companies to be supported by the EU's Horizon 2020 programme for SMEs. 01 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Diver communications system commissioned

    Nautronix, an Aberdeen (UK) headquartered provider of through water communication and positioning technology to the offshore industry have commissioned the largest NASDive digital diver communications system for GDA. The commission forms part of an upgrade of the communication system on-board Submarine Rescue Vessel, the ‘MV Belos’ for the Swedish Navy. 01 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Imtech Marine partners Groen

    The first newbuild offshore support vessel for ship owner Groen; ‘7-Oceans’, was recently delivered at Damen Maaskant Shipyards in Stellendam (NED). Imtech Marine Netherlands has provided all navigation and communication equipment, under their re-introduced Radio Holland brand. 01 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Touch screen navigation

    Touch screen technology has transformed everyday life and now, according to Norwegian e-navigation specialist Navtor, it is set to revolutionise operations onboard busy vessel bridges too. Navtor have just launched NavStation, which the company claims to be the world’s first ‘Digital Chart Table’ and a breakthrough in bridge-based decision making tools. 01 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Marine approved full travel keyboard

    Belgium’s NSI have announced a new keyboard, ruggedised, it claims, for the most demanding jobs in marine environments. 01 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • IALA Conference conclusions

    The 18th IALA (International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities) Conference was held from May 25 – 31 2014 at La Coruña, Spain, attended by 413 delegates. 01 Sep 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Surveillance, science and security

    British Antarctic Survey have selected Synectics' surveillance cameras to safeguard crew, science teams and research technology on-board the pioneering RRS (Royal Research Ship) ‘James Clark Ross’, which was recently involved in vital research into the effects of climate change on the Pine Island Glacier. 29 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Radio ship leaves lay up

    Fifty years after the launch of Radio Caroline and the birth of pirate radio, the ex-Radio Caroline ship 'Ross Revenge' has been moved from its berth at Tilbury docks to a midstream mooring in the River Blackwater. The vessel has lain at Tilbury for some 10 years during which it has been lovingly restored. 29 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Easydredge 2700 for stock

    Netherlands headquartered Royal IHC is constructing the first vessel in its range of standard trailing suction hopper dredgers. It has started to build the Easydredge 2700 for stock in response to the increasing global demand for TSHDs with an extremely short delivery time. 29 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Northrop Grumman upgrades VMFT software

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has upgraded its VisionMaster FT (VMFT) software to include Admiralty Information Overlay (AIO). 29 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • EIA consent deferrals

    In the UK a number of coastal development projects require consent from the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) as well as terrestrial planning permission from the local planning authority. However, thanks to a process known as ‘Regulation 10 deferral’ the process can be significantly simplified. We spoke to Andrew Oldland QC, partner, and Lara Moore, solicitor, at Michelmores for more information on this potentially useful process. 28 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • MeyGen gets go-ahead

    MeyGen, which claims to be the world’s largest tidal stream development, has announced that it has agreed terms for a funding package to finance the construction of the first phase of its 398MW tidal array project in the Pentland Firth, Scotland, UK. 28 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Sealite unveils new LED range

    Australia-based Sealite is set to launch a new long range, high intensity LED Range Light designed to give vessels clear night and /or daytime navigation. 28 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Stemat certification

    Stemat Marine Services in Rotterdam (NED) recently announced that they had certified multi-purpose vessels ‘Anna B’, ‘Fenna B’, ’Inge W’ and ‘Nova K’ to the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006) and International Safety Management (ISM) standards. 28 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Tackling UK skills shortages

    Fears that the UK maritime industry is failing to tackle widespread skills shortages and that skill sets are falling short of employers’ expectations can be avoided if business leaders and training colleges work more closely together, according to the head of one of the North West UK’s engineering training centres. 28 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Demo galley for trim specialist

    UK marine interior trim expert, Trimline, is installing a demonstration galley which will provide the basis for displaying and testing new catering equipment for workboats. 28 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • 'Diver Master' salvage

    The Danish tug ‘Diver Master’ sank at the Port of Esbjerg on 4 August 2014 while assisting the tall ship ‘Kreuzenshtern’ under departure. Thanks to this being a heavily trafficked area, a rapid salvage operation was required. 27 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • REA responds to BNEF

    Despite the fact that Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) has recently revised down its projections for growth in the global wave and tidal sectors, according to the UK industry body the Renewable Energy Association (REA), the UK is still the world leader in developing marine renewable energy. 27 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Danish service centre for Reflex

    British offshore personal safety expert, Reflex Marine, has acquired its latest accredited service centre in Denmark, Fano Kran-Service. 27 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal