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  • MPI commissioned on German windfarm project

    MPI Offshore’s vessel 'MPI Adventure' is to be deployed on the Sandbank offshore windfarm project off the German North Sea coast. 26 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Rolls-Royce acquires Rolls-Royce Power Systems

    Following the announcement on March 7, 2014 that the board of management of Daimler AG had decided to exercise the put option relating to its 50% equity interest in Rolls-Royce Power Systems, (RRPS), Rolls-Royce has announced the completion of its acquisition. 26 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Electric and Hybrid 2015

    Only six weeks on from the inaugural Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo event that took place in Amsterdam, more than 90 marine propulsion companies have already confirmed their participation at next year’s event, which will take place at the Amsterdam RAI on 23, 24 and 25 June 2015. 26 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Ocean Signal and Furuno

    Communications and safety at sea specialist Ocean Signal has appointed Furuno Italia S.R.L. as its new distributor for Italy. 26 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • National Coastwatch granted dedicated channel

    The National Coastwatch Institution, a UK maritime watch-keeping charity, has been allocated a national licence by OFCOM (The UK’s telecommunications regulator) for the use of VHF Channel 65. This dedicated channel has been granted to NCI with strong support from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA). 26 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Hammond unveils new range

    UK-based drysuit manufacturer, Hammond Drysuits Ltd, has added a new addition to its protective equipment range, HDS Kevlar Gloves. 26 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Know your dB

    When considering audible warning signals aboard a vessel that will carry over normal background noise, it’s important to have a good working knowledge of how dB (decibels) are measured and compared. 26 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Ferguson preferred bidder

    Blair Nimmo and Tony Friar of KPMG LLP, who were appointed as joint administrators of Ferguson Shipbuilders Limited, Newark Joiners Limited and Ferguson-Ailsa Limited have announced a preferred bidder for the group’s business and its assets. 26 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • MH370 surveys extended

    Fugro, the Dutch survey conglomerate, has been awarded a £27m contract by the Australian government for a second deep ocean search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing Flight MH370 carrying 239 passengers and crew which is believed to have crashed somewhere in the southern Indian Ocean last March. 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Five-year contracts for NCS Survey

    Aberdeen, UK-based NCS Survey, which reckons to have thus far completed over 750 projects in 36 countries, has been awarded a five-year contract by Akofs Wayfarer A/S of Norway for provision of positioning and survey sevices aboard Aker Wayfarer, its offshore construction vessel. 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Franco-Russian Arctic venture

    CGG of France and Sovcomflot of Russia have signed an agreement to form a joint-venture company dedicated to conducting high-end 3D seismic acquisition services in Arctic and sub-Arctic waters. CGG will charter a 14-streamer ice-class vessel while Sovcomflot will add the capabilities of a similar 8-streamer vessel. 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Pay as you sail with Admiralty vector charts

    Norwegian global chart distributor Nautisk Forlag has extended its Pay As You Sail (PAYS) service with addition of the Admiralty Vector Chart Service (AVCS 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Aberdeen hosts Hydro14

    Over 300 delegates from around the world are expected at the International Federation of Hydrographic Societies’ 22nd Hydro Conference at Aberdeen’s Exhibition & Conference Centre from 28-30 October. 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Hover without coding

    In June this year, the regulations governing the use of small hovercraft for UK commercial operations were substantially revised, after UK manufacturer Flying Fish Hovercraft spent two years working with the MCA (Maritime and Coastguard Agency) to produce a 'Hovercraft Code of Practice' (HCoP). 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Fisher extends distributorship

    Fisher Offshore, a north-east UK specialist in lifting, deck machinery, subsea tooling and excavation has extended its relationship with Ingersoll Rand, one of the world’s leading suppliers of industrial equipment. 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Icom unveils ‘revolutionary’ new radio

    Icom UK has launched a new IP advanced radio system, which it says will “revolutionise” communications. 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Financing go-ahead given for innovative Dutch offshore windfarm

    A consortium of banks have agreed financial closure for the Dutch Westermeerwind windfarm, giving a green light to a project taking up the challenge of cost reduction through innovation. 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • SMS Towage expansion continues with new tug christening

    Yorkshire (UK) based SMS Towage Ltd have marked the entry into service of the latest addition to their expanding fleet with the naming of the ASD tug Yorkshireman. 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Svitzer establishes Regional Training Centre in Bahamas

    Global towage provider Svitzer have opened a Regional Training Centre in Freeport, Grand Bahama featuring what is described as the most complete navigation simulator in the region. 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Another Pella tug for Russia

    The latest in a series of ASD tugs from the Saint Petersburg Shipyard Pella, the RB-413, has been handed over to the Baltic Fleet of the Russian Federation. 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • Crowley’s third Ocean Class tug christened

    Crowley Maritime Corporation recently held the christening ceremony for their tug 'Ocean Sky' in Houston, the third of their impressive Ocean Class series of four newbuild tugs. 22 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal

  • New building initiative to ‘revolutionise’ industry

    UK-based independent ship repairer, Burgess Marine, has launched a new initiative to help bring “peace of mind” to industry players commissioning windfarm newbuilds. 21 Aug 2014 - Maritime Journal