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Shipping moves 95% of the UK’s international trade. Photo courtesy Port of Felixstowe

Shipping moves 95% of the UK’s international trade. Photo courtesy Port of Felixstowe

New supervision-vessel by Maritime Partner
Maritime Partner has signed a deal with Norwegian Rig Shuttle for the delivery of a high-speed supervision vessel. 24 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
GE powership concept
Multinational marine propulsion major General Electric has been busy refining the oft-discussed, but seldom realised concept of a portable power station built within a ship. 23 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Mainstay ferry project
A Pembrokeshire UK-based designer, builder and maintainer of workboats has been praised for its commitment to local employment and apprenticeship scheme. 22 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Damen feels the commodities price pinch
Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has announced a reorganisation at three Dutch yards within its group. Staff members of Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam, Damen Shiprepair Van Brink and Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen were informed that the overall number of staff will be reduced by approximately 150 employees. 22 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Tideman cabin pilot boat
Netherlands based boatbuilder Tideman Boats has developed a new pilot vessel in conjunction with its customer Brabo Antwerp. 22 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
French grid contract
Italian cable specialist company Prysmian Group will provide submarine power cable links for offshore wind farms in France. Valued at more than €300M the award by RTE (Réseau de Transport d'Électricité) is the first contract ever for connecting offshore wind electricity to the French grid. 21 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Cammell Laird kite boat
Merseyside, UK shipyard and engineering company Cammell Laird has held a special ceremony to launch a unique kite boat designed to raise funds for charity Claire House Children’s Hospice. 21 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Ulstein hybrid vessel contract
Boatbuilder Ulstein Verft and Norwegian ferry operator Color Line have signed a contract to construct what they call the world’s largest plug-in hybrid vessel. 20 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
DP World looks to Tesla technology
DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem and Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk have discussed the potential uses of Tesla technology for DP World’s global operations. 15 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Olympic gangway
Norway -headquartered international marine technology company Kongsberg has announced that its motion compensated, integrated Walk-to-Work gangway system will be installed on Olympic Shipping’s windfarm Multipurpose Offshore Vessel ‘Olympic Orion’. 14 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Kooiman to convert dry cargo vessel into a trailing suction hopper dredger
Kooiman Marine Group in Zwijndrecht, Netherlands has received an order for the conversion of dry cargo vessel ‘DC Eems’ into a trailing suction hopper dredger for operating client Group De Cloedt. 10 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Royal recognition for Multraship
The newly renovated De Ruyter Maritime and Logistics College in Vlissingen and Multraship have received the royal seal of approval from His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of The Netherlands. 09 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
SOC completes cable works at Veja Mate
Siem Offshore Contractors (SOC) has completed its cable installation work off the Veja Mate Offshore Windfarm. 08 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
New UK investments for Aderco
Aderco has opened a new operational base in the UK to serve the marine markets in the UK, US and Caribbean. 07 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Cimco gets new Head of Sales and Marketing
Cimco Marine, the Swedish manufacturer of the OXE diesel outboard has announced that Vladimir Jigarov has returned to Cimco and the OXE Diesel project, to serve as new Head of Sales and Marketing. 07 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Seakeeper posts impressive numbers
Seakeeper Inc., the US-headquartered marine stabilization specialist, has announced that the company sold more than 1,000 gyros for the first time in company history, continuing its trend of doubling total shipments every two years. Sales of Seakeepers for boats under 50 feet were up 95 percent last year. 06 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Port of London trade highest this decade
Trade in the Port of London in 2016 reached the highest this decade, rising 10% to top 50 million tonnes for the first time since 2008. 06 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Poole party
Preparations for the UK’s Poole Maritime Festival and European Maritime Day, Poole 2017 are nearing completion. 06 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Cut and paste davits
Norwegian boat lifting specialist Vestdavit’s digital library of 2D and 3D davit drawings has now been made available to naval architects and shipyards via the web, allowing them to download davit CAD files to include in their vessel conceptualisation files on a ‘cut and paste’ basis. 03 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
EU co-funded LNG dredger trial
S/F SamueLNG Project, lead by France’s Dragages Ports started in mid December, in the Port of Gijon, Spain and is the first phase of the Global Project ‘Towards a Blue Atlantic Arch by 2025’. 03 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal