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  • Ocean Signal in demand

    UK-based Ocean Signal is seeing an increase in demand in its range of communication and safety products following a new launch and office expansion. 27 Feb 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Neptune delivers latest Eurocarrier design

    Netherlands-based Neptune Shipyards has delivered ‘Roxane Z’, the first Eurocarrier 3413 with DP2, to Jifmar Offshore Services. 26 Feb 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Rolls-Royce enters further into new markets

    Rolls-Royce is expanding its global reach having secured new propulsion contracts in Turkey, Qatar and China. 26 Feb 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • ABPmer to assess habitats for renewables plan

    UK-based ABPmer is to carry out Habitats Regulations Appraisal (HRA) for Highlands and Islands Enterprise’s (HIE) Marine Renewables Infrastructure Plan (MRIP) 25 Feb 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Havyard boatbuild strategy

    Norway's Havyard Group is continuing with its strategy to grow the Norwegian boatbuild business. 25 Feb 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Rock Seven updates tracking system

    UK-based Rock Seven has released a firmware update vessel tracking system for offshore vessels that enables the regularity of local transmissions to change automatically. 24 Feb 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Fendercare to kit out naval OPVs

    Fendercare Marine, has signed a significant contract with BAE Systems Naval Ships to supply rudder components and deck equipment for three new Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) being built for the UK Royal Navy. 24 Feb 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Shallow survey 2015 dataset available

    A common dataset comprising tests last summer of seven sonar systems in Plymouth Sound and Wembury Bay is now available for comparison and analysis by the global hydrographic community in readiness for delegate consideration at the 7th International Conference on High Resolution Surveys in Shallow Water, Shallow Survey 2015, at Plymouth University from 14-18 September. 23 Feb 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Free Valeport software released

    Oceanographic and hydrographic instrumentation specialists Valeport have released their latest operating software, DataLog X2, which can be downloaded for free from the Totnes based-company’s website ( 23 Feb 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Irish catamarans for Polish hydrographic office

    Irish specialist boatbuilder Safehaven Marine in County Cork has completed delivery of four of its Wildcat 40 survey catamarans with dual operator consoles to the Polish Navy Hydrographic Office for underwater seismic studies in the Baltic Sea. 23 Feb 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Furuno unveils marine weather receiver

    Furuno has unveiled its new BBWX3 SiriusXM Marine Weather Receiver, a subscription-based service that gives users live, up-to-date weather forecast information. 23 Feb 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Hi Flo ROV development

    Tidal energy installations are located in areas of very strong tides and this makes their installation and maintenance a challenging task. British company Mojo Maritime together with German ship owner Hammonia Reederi have joined forces to develop the design of the Hi Flo 4 (HF4), a vessel specifically designed to carry out installation work in these challenging conditions and now Mojo has teamed up with Norwegian ROV builder IKM Subsea to develop an ROV which will also be capable of operating in these strong tidal flow conditions. 23 Feb 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Fugro launches G4 positioning system

    Fugro claims to be the world's largest integrated supplier of survey and geotechnical related services. This encompasses every aspect of both the offshore and onshore construction sectors with Fugro supplying the vital services that ensure the reliable and effective construction and installation of a wide variety of structures. Based in Holland but operating worldwide, one of Fugro's specialities is highly accurate positioning. 23 Feb 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Full scale trials for Sabella tide turbine

    French company Sabella has now secured funding to establish a full scale prototype of their tide turbine. This follows 10 years of work on tide turbine design and prototype trials which have been focussed on both the efficient design of the turbine blades and structure and also on the problem of preventing marine growth on the underwater units. 23 Feb 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Ferry comms

    Canadian ferry operator Marine Atlantic Inc. (MAI) has selected Netherlands –based Imtech Marine to replace its ship to shore wireless communication system. Given a short timeframe, installation took place in just three weeks. 23 Feb 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • North Sea grid hookups

    Italy’s Prysmian Group, a telecom cable systems industry specialist has announced the successful commissioning of the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) offshore grid connection projects BorWin2 and HelWin1 which have both been realised off the North Sea coast of Germany. 23 Feb 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • WTIVs in demand

    With ‘MPI Adventure’ currently installing the first of the Siemens 3.6MW turbines for the E.On Renewables Amrumbank offshore wind farm, and ‘MPI Discovery’ only a few miles away closing out the foundation installation campaign on the same project, these two WTIVs (Wind Turbine Installation Vessels) are, according to MPI, demonstrating their versatility in the field. 23 Feb 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Offshore Marine Academy receives recognition

    An operational offshore energy course, providing training in the efficient running and successful delivery of offshore renewables projects, has received industry recognition from the Renewables Training Network (RTN). 23 Feb 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Columbian renewal

    Colombia’s National Maritime Authority, DIMAR, has renewed the maritime beaconing in Barranquilla (Colombia), furthering the extent of its business with Spanish Aids to Navigation (AToN specialist Almarin. 23 Feb 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Software for ‘Sonne’

    UK- headquartered Global Navigation Solutions (‘GNS’) has announced that Briese Schiffahrt, operators of Germany’s newest research vessel, ‘RV Sonne’, have chosen to install Voyager navigation software on the new German research vessel. As reported in ‘Maritime Journal’ the new eco-friendly and energy-efficient ‘Sonne’ was launched by Chancellor Merkel on 11 July 2014 and replaces a vessel of the same name, which has been in service for 44 years. 23 Feb 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Servogear wins offshore contracts

    Norway’s Servogear AS is set for a busy future after securing six new contracts for a range of offshore vessels for a total value of around NOK 55m (US$7.4m). 20 Feb 2015 - Maritime Journal

  • Combatting glare

    Seawork 2015 exhibitor Sola-Cure, the UK-based anti-glare window blind supplier, has recently installed blinds on the 16.50m survey vessel ‘Porth Dinllaen’. The ‘Porth Dinllaen’ is owned by Holyhead-Based company, Turbine Transfers Ltd and is currently under charter to Dutch company, Van Oord as part of the Liverpool2 deepwater container terminal project. 20 Feb 2015 - Maritime Journal