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  • Power from hot engine cooling water

    Calnetix Technologies’ Hydrocurrent system has been named the winner of the Marine Propulsion 2015 Award in the Auxiliary Machinery category at the recent Marine Propulsion Conference in London. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Swansea port gets £2.1m upgrade

    Associated British Ports (ABP) is investing £2.1m in upgrading the outer lock gates at the Welsh port of Swansea. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Furuno coastal monitoring

    Japanese marine electronics giant Furuno has used its radar and electronic processing expertise to develop a land based radar coastal surveillance and monitoring package. This is aimed to meet the requirements of small harbours, private island owners, offshore wind farms and the military who need to be able to carry out monitoring of the sea areas they control to ensure both detection and security as well as routine monitoring of vessel movements. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Pushing forces recorded

    Strainstall recently reported that it had completed the world’s first successful Intelligent Fender System (IFS) offshore trial at Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Osiris delivers key ROV and cable pull-in

    Osiris, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has successfully completed a long-term UK project started in spring 2014, carrying out a wide-range of services with cross-trained personnel on the 219MW wind farm, Humber Gateway, based 8km off the Holderness coast in East Yorkshire. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Swedes welcome Welsh report

    Marine energy has a positive impact on the Welsh economy, according to the new report ‘Marine Energy in Wales – Investment, Jobs, Supply Chain’ by Marine Energy Pembrokeshire (MEP). Anders Jansson, CEO of Nordic marine energy technology company Minesto with plans for a marine energy array in Wales, agrees with the conclusions in the report and believes that marine energy can have an even stronger impact on the Welsh economy than it suggest. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Five PLAT-Os for Scotland

    Sustainable Marine Energy (SME) Ltd is making a strategic move into the Scottish tidal energy sector having signed a long term testing contract with the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Laying pipes and cables and meeting the challenge of finding them again afterwards

    The vast network of cables and pipelines that covers the world’s seabeds continues to grow and the proliferation of offshore wind farms is adding to this. Sometimes buried, sometimes visible on the seabed, pipes and cables can sustain costly damage from anchors and trawl gear so owners work hard to ensure that they are adequately protected. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Dunkerque-Port lays first stone of new cross-Channel terminal

    Wednesday 22 April 2015 saw the official launch of work on the new cross-Channel terminal, when a ceremony was held to lay the first stone. The event took place in the presence of Dunkerque-Port’s CEO Stéphane Raison, Carsten Jensen, Senior Vice-President of DFDS Seaways and Henri Jean, Sub-Prefect of Dunkirk District, as well as the leading figures involved in the project. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Ecosse buoyant

    UK- Based subsea engineering specialist Ecosse Subsea Systems Ltd (ESS) more than trebled profits to £3.4 million and increased revenue by 88% to £15.6 million according to its latest published accounts. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • MacArtney and EMS

    Underwater technology specialist MacArtney has signed a representative agreement with its long standing business partner, EMS Sistemas de Monitorización Medio Ambiental in Barcelona, Spain to promote and support MacArtney across all Spanish and Portuguese marine related markets. 27 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Bluestream picks Panther

    With the subsea industry looking to cut costs, Bluestream Offshore has ordered a fourth Saab Seaeye Panther XT Plus ROV to undertake tasks normally performed by hydraulic vehicles. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Heavy lift auto connection

    Connecting slings and shackles on heavy lift operations is complicated and potentially dangerous because of the weight and difficulty of handling the components of heavy lift connection shackles. It can be even more difficult if the operation has be the carried out underwater by divers. Now a Norwegian company can come up with a solution with a powered shackle pin that is available in a variety of load sizes. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • US$50m coin Atlantic salvage

    Mauritius-based salvage company, Deep Ocean Search (DOS), has recovered US$50m in silver coins from a sunken mixed cargo and passenger ship in the Atlantic. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Subsea dredger trials

    Trials of a new subsea dredging system, which is claimed to have a high capacity for small rock removal, have exceeded all expectations in terms of efficiency and performance. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Self-charging ocean sensor

    A unique sensor platform that is designed to recharge its own batteries has been developed by Canadian company Seaformatics. This new unit has been designed to sit on the ocean floor for long periods to measure a wide variety of data from the ocean floor but its main application is likely to be for port security. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Divers to the rescue

    RS Divers Ltd were called by Solent Towage to salvage their sunken tug 'Asterix' on 30-03-15. The Tug had gone down, narrowly avoiding incurring loss of life at Fawley Refinery on Southampton Water, as reported in last month’s ‘Maritime Journal’. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • LifeCraft closer to approval

    Viking Life-Saving Equipment has taken an important step on the road to gaining approval for the Viking LifeCraft, its innovative alternative life-saving appliance (LSA) for passenger ships. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Mobile confined space training unit

    Marlin Environmental Services Ltd, which claims to be the largest provider of confined space training in the South of the UK have announced fresh availability for its Confined Space and Confined Space Refresher mobile training unit, the we-come-to-you training solution for Confined Space, Refresher, Fire Sentry or Working at Height training. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • RIBs for HM Customs Gibraltar

    Performance patrol boat specialist FB Design has recently delivered two high speed RIBs to HM Customs in Gibraltar. Capable of speeds of over 50 knots these two RIBs are based on standard production hull designs developed by this Italian builder but they have been fully customised to meet the requirements of the Customs. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Hi-tech training simulator

    A triple partnership between MARIN, Cruden and Tree C Technology has forged the basis for a new Fast Small Ship Simulator for the Dutch Ministry of Defence. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Teaching COLREGs

    UK-based navigational trainers ECDIS Ltd, have most recently utilised new simulation training technology for COLREGs (collision regulations) teaching aids, creating a brighter way to train and assess students from their 150 major shipping company clients in the classroom. 24 Apr 2015 - Maritime Journal