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  • South West and Pembrokeshire renewables partnership

    A collaboration agreement outlining a commitment to work together in the marine energy sector has been signed by two key organisations in the south west of England and Pembrokeshire. 11 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • 10,000th ECDIS certificate

    This June Furuno’s NavSkills network of training centres issued the ten thousandth ECDIS type specific training certificate. The certificate was issued to a Russian navigator trained at the Odessa Maritime Training Center, which joined the Furuno NavSkills training partnership in 2013. 11 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Dutch floatel for Egypt

    Accommodation vessel ‘DP Gezina’ owned by Chevalier Floatels (NED) has been hired by Saipem to support the installation work related to topside hook up and modification at Burullus Simian Control Platform, located some 65 km off the coast of Egypt, in approximate 60m of water. 11 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • McTays’ million pound slipway

    McTays shipbuilder in Birkenhead, UK, has invested more than £1million at its headquarters including upgrading a slipway which is now capable of accommodating vessels up to 2,000 tonnes. 11 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Dometic Marine expands East

    Sweden-based Dometic Marine has signed exclusive dealership contracts with two distributors in Dubai to sell its Cruisair and Marine Air equipment. 11 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • MarShip’s EDI system

    UK marine engineering company, MarShip, picked up 2 awards at Mercator Media’s SeaWork International back in June, winning Best in Category (Marine Engineering) and the main ‘Spirit of Innovation award’ for its EDI system which effectively extends the life of oil meaning less waste which benefits both the consumer and the environment. 11 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Quick turnaround for second Twin Axe

    Dutch company Offshore Wind Services (OWS), specialists in the provision of crew transfer vessels to the offshore wind industry have ordered a Damen FCS 2008 Twin Axe. This is the company’s second vessel ordered from Damen this year. 11 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Quickening up the bunkering process

    Mampaey Offshore Industries has delivered a more cost effective way for the VT Group to deliver fuel oil to their client’s vessels at lower cost whilst enhancing safety. 10 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • DutchWorkboats expands offering

    Amsterdam-based DutchWorkboats is looking to expand its offering and is investing heavily over the next six months in a “new generation RIB”. 10 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Intertek wins tunnel corrosion contract

    Intertek, a quality solutions provider to industries worldwide, has secured a contract to provide corrosion services for the Eurasia Tunnel Project in Istanbul, which will result in the construction of an undersea highway connecting Asia and Europe for the first time. 09 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Met masts maintained

    SeaRoc Group, a UK based specialist provider of marine and engineering services for offshore renewable energy projects, has successfully completed the first major maintenance visit to Forewind’s Dogger Bank meteorological (met) masts in the North Sea. 09 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Compact SVP launched

    Production is now underway on Valeport’s latest innovation - the new UV-SVP (Underwater Vehicle – Sound Velocity Profiler) - a small and compact direct reading package aimed primarily at AUV and ROV users, which delivers high accuracy data to compliment survey work. 09 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Seawork shines again

    Seawork International, Mercator Media Limited’s commercial marine exhibition and conference, concluded its 17th annual three-day run at the ABP Port of Southampton, UK, on Thursday 12 June. This year over 7,350 visitors from 53 countries attended the exhibition to do business in this important driver of economic progress. 09 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Low carbon coastels

    Bibby Maritime (UK) has commissioned Encraft to carry out a lifetime carbon emission analysis to assess the environmental impact of their floating accommodation units and compare them with similar land-based accommodation. 08 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Schottel tidal generators

    A test platform with German Schottel STG turbines is due to be installed off the Isle of Wight (UK). The platform is designed by the British company SME (Sustainable Marine Energy). Further operational experience for the Schottel turbines will be gathered in 2014 and 2015 through test installations in Northern Ireland and Atlantic Canada. 08 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Seaglaze toughens up

    This year’s Seawork International saw Seaglaze Marine Windows announce the launch of its own glass toughening and digital printing facility. 08 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • New SOLAS rules for industry

    New requirements under the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) entered into force on 1 July 2014. 07 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • New Raytheon Anschütz Radar

    German navigation system manufacturer Raytheon Anschütz has announced the launch of a new generation navigation radar for this year’s SMM. The new radar is distinguished mainly by two innovations on the transceiver: Network technology replaces analog data transmission, and a newly designed pedestal reduces cost of ownership and simplifies service. 07 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • SeaKing and Zamakona

    UK based marine firm SeaKing Electrical has signed a strategic partnership with a leading Spanish shipyard. The Birkenhead, Merseyside based business, which has an £11million turnover, is well known for its marine electrical engineering services. SeaKing Electrical’s managing director Dave Gillam said the firm has witnessed strong overseas growth in the last 12 months. 07 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • TAS put to the test

    UK based Houlder’s TAS (Turbine Access System) has taken a step closer to meeting operator requirements by completing a trial period within the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) programme on the Vattenfall’s Thanet windfarm, Kent. 07 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Satellites to monitor vessel traffic

    Global satellite company, Dauria Aerospace, has successfully delivered two Perseus-M spacecraft into low earth orbit to track and monitor vessels in seas and navigable waterways in the US, Canada, Northern Europe and Russia. 07 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • New floating dock for Melita Marine Group

    In order to improve their capacity, Melita Marine Group of Malta has purchased a new floating dock with 5,000 tonnes lifting capacity, an overall length of 102 metres, an inside width 20 metres and draft over keel blocks of 6 metres. 07 Jul 2014 - Maritime Journal