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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

Humber region port projects shortlisted
Green Port Hull and Immingham Renewable Fuel Terminal have both been shortlisted at the British Construction Industry Awards 2017. 21 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
Trans-Adriatic pipeline: pipe shipments completed
EMS-Fehn-Group has celebrated the successful completion of the TAP project in the port of Durres/Albania. Among the guests were the German ambassador in Tirana, Susanne Schütz, and high ranking officials from the Albanian transport and port authorities. 19 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
USV for seismic operations
Norway's Maritime Robotics specialises in the development of unmanned craft and following extensive trials the company has developed the Mariner USV which is claimed to be a revolutionary tool for seismic operation. 08 Jun 2017 - Maritime Journal
Briggs Marine expands at Liverpool port
UK-owned marine contractor Briggs Marine has commissioned new waterside facilities in the Port of Liverpool. 30 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
Green light for Gdansk
The pivotal role played by the Port of Gdansk Authority (PGA) has been recognised as essential by the Polish Government and it has received the green light to start design work on the new deepwater facilities called Central Port. 30 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
Kongsberg enters vessel market
Norway’s Kongsberg, the leading equipment manufacturer, has developed its first-ever survey vessel designed for integrating all necessary sensors for rapid operation in shallow and coastal waters as well as waterways, the GeoSwath Compact Survey Vessel (CSV). It was first shown and demonstrated at the recent Ocean Business event in Southampton alongside a futuristic-looking underwater robot, Eelume. 22 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
Cheetah Marine export successes
Isle of Wight, UK catamaran builder Cheetah Marine plans to exhibit at Seawork International a new 8.5m hydrographic craft prior to its delivery to SinoHydro, a Chinese hydropower and construction company engaged in building a multi-purpose bridge project in Bangladesh. 22 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
Anglo-Canadian underwater mapping venture
Subsea technology leaders Sonardyne International in Hampshire, UK and 2G Robotics of Ontario, Canada are to formally collaborate on the development and promotion of a dynamic underwater laser mapping system which they say will significantly reduce the time needed to survey seafloor sites and offshore structures. 22 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
New Caris software
Canadian software specialist Teledyne Caris has extended its widely-adopted HIPS and SIPS suite of products with introduction of HIPS Essential designed to meet the needs of ports and waterways, small survey companies and same-size hydrographic organisations. 22 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
Fugro Mareano survey for Norwegian Hydrographic Service
Dutch survey conglomerate Fugro has begun an own-ship survey of approximately 15,000 square km of Norwegian territorial waters on behalf of the government’s Hydrographic Service under a contract reportedly worth around €3.8m. 22 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
Regal opening for IHO Assembly in Monaco
Proclaiming the familiar lament that there’s more and better high-resolution mapping of Venus and Mars than there is of Earth’s deep oceans, Prince Albert II of Monaco, a noted marine science devotee, also reminded a packed audience at the opening of the International Hydrographic Organization’s inaugural three-year Assembly from 24-28 April at the local Rainier III auditorium that even bathymetry of navigable coastal waters could do with some improvement. 22 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
Game on
Move your hands to turn a wheel, and you generally won’t be concentrating on integrating the movements of shoulder, elbow and wrist. Frankly, having to do so would probably stop most people even flipping on the light switch without thinking. 09 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
Getting to the core
A new subsea industry, mineral mining, is getting underway. But as a result, support functions are also under pressure to evolve. 09 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
Catching (and keeping) the wind
Offshore wind turbines have trebled in size over a decade and another jump upward looks likely to come soon enough: so, how are ports responding to the step up in scale? 09 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
Deep Trekker launches ROV 4k recording
Canadian-owned Deep Trekker has launched 4k recording technology in both its DTG2 and DTX2 ROV lines, which enables users to dive up to 150m and 305m respectively. 08 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
Maasvlakte 2 – what happened next
Since 2009 'MJ' has been reporting on the Maasvlakte 2 port extension project in Rotterdam: celebrations surrounding completion of the infrastructure were only the end of the beginning however, let’s return for an update. 05 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
Improved Hydro M launched
The Hydro M Drive marine forklift line, developed in the US, has expanded with increased capacities up to 52,000 lbs and larger, alongside shorter wheelbase options to accommodate more marinas globally. 03 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
Brest developing for renewables
The French port of Brest out on the West Coast is developing a new site in the port to be a base for the expected development of renewable energy projects in the sea areas adjacent to the port. 02 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
Mooring installation of the first floating wind turbine in France
Following the now familiar pattern of oil & gas companies diversifying into offshore renewables, France-headquartered oil & gas industry service specialist Bourbon has been awarded a contract for the mooring installation of Floatgen, the first floating wind turbine in France. 28 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Kiel expansion into fifth phase
The long-running expansion of Kiel’s Ostuferhafen in Germany which is being funded by the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein out of its Forward Planning Programme: Economy (ZPW) and co-financed by the GRW – a community-based initiative aimed at improving regional economic structures, has entered what the port describes as its ‘fifth phase’. 27 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal