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Suction dredging will be used at Gloucester Docks rather than water injection dredging

Suction dredging will be used at Gloucester Docks rather than water injection dredging

Shipwreck artefacts showcase Europe’s maritime history
16th-century artefacts have been discovered in the wreckage of a Dutch trading ship off the coast of Kent, UK. 22 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Online tool helps monitor and protect shingle beaches
Coastal engineers and engineering consultants have benefited from a shingle beach profiling tool which can account for wave conditions. 10 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Intuitive vector products make shoreline management easier
Marine managers could benefit from new data products created to manage and monitor shorelines more easily and effectively. 10 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Recycling plant will tackle high energy costs
A UK naval port will benefit from reduced carbon footprint and energy costs following work to install a specialist recycling plant. 08 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Peel-off patches for floating wind turbine hull biofouling monitoring
A scientific study of fouling growth on the new Hywind floating turbine structures will be aided by the use of magnetic patches supplied by Norwegian anti-pollution technology company Miko. 07 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Thames Tideway Tunnel progress continues
It’s been 18 months since ‘Maritime Journal’ visited the various sites of London’s new so called ‘Super Sewer’, so we took the opportunity in August 2017 to see how the marine civil engineering side of the project has been developing. 04 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Esbjerg: Ahead of the times
“Generally, I’d say wind port operations should be so smooth their contribution goes almost unnoticed. Helping cargo to run through, just like water,” said Jesper Bank of the port of Esbjerg. 31 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
MH370 search could benefit scientific community
While the Indian Ocean search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 unfortunately has not shed light on what happened to the airliner, some good has come out of the process in that the scope and resolution of the data could be of great value to the scientific community. 28 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
Hydrographic survey: technology advances the charts
Thirty years ago signified an era of tapes and magnetic disks with manufacturers plying their latest solid state microprocessor-controlled wonders to expectant users seeking data loggers generating 100 soundings per second supported by 16 and 32-bit desktop computers with 20MB memories. 27 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
ABIS supports Spanish port development
UK-based ABIS Holdings Energy Services will support the development and operation of an offshore supply base operating in the Port of Arinaga, on Spain’s Gran Canaria island. 27 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
World ECDIS Day
Hamburg’s Empire Riverside Hotel is the venue for this second international one-day event on Wednesday 20 September at which over 250 industry leaders are expected to be present. 27 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
UKHO seeks two new frameworks
The UK Hydrographic Office, tasked with conducting surveys in various locations around the world, is looking to establish two new frameworks for provision of lidar and swathe sounding services which will enable it to fulfill in a timely manner obligations mainly in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) that are either overseas territories or within the Commonwealth. 27 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
£1m UXO survey contract for M² Subsea
Worldwide ROV services supplier M² Subsea, which maintains bases in Aberdeen and Houston, has been sub-contracted by Next Geosolutions of Italy under a contract worth over £1m to carry out detailed UXO (Unexploded Ordnance) removal surveys for the Nord Stream 2 twin pipeline system supplying natural gas from Russia to the EU via the Baltic. 27 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
Multibeam sounders for new Japanese Coast Guard vessels
Denmark’s Teledyne Reson is to provide extensive multibeam equipment assemblies for two new hydrographic survey vessels under construction for the governmental Japan Coast Guard (JCG) organisation. 27 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
World first remote ROV operations claimed
The world’s first commercial ROV operations conducted direct from a newly developed onshore dual control centre at its Norwegian headquarters in Bryne have begun, say subsea specialists IKM Subsea. 27 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
New £16.5 million pier for Lerwick
The biggest expansion yet to service port users at Lerwick Harbour, Shetland Islands, UK was officially opened in mid July. 26 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
Thames air quality research
As air quality in cities worldwide, and the ticking time bomb it could represent for public health, rises to the top of many news agendas, the Port of London Authority (PLA) in the UK is working with the Mayor of London and Transport for London on new research to help it develop an Air Quality Strategy for the tidal Thames. 24 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
Marina build in demanding conditions
Vileo Marinas of Finland has signed an agreement to supply the town of Klaksvik, on the Faroe Islands, with a small boat marina. 24 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
Underwater drone autonomous launch and recovery
UK project partners recently demonstrated autonomous launch and recovery of multiple Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) from an Autonomous Surface Vessel (ASV) as the closing part of their Innovate UK project. 24 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
Upgrading Tower Bridge
When Tower Bridge in London UK was due for an upgrade, after its management team identified a problem with their bascule raise mechanical drives, it brought in a team of international civil engineering experts. 20 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal