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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

Echoscope for Moroccan breakwater project
Coda Octopus, the UK-headquartered survey instrument specialist has recently reported the sale of multiple sets of its Echoscope units to the SGTM-STFA joint venture for its breakwater construction projects. 23 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Teledyne RESON and Teledyne PDS open courses
Denmark’s Teledyne RESON A/S has announced a new series of SeaBat and Teledyne PDS training courses. 22 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
XPRIZE partnership
Dutch subsea survey major Fugro has announced a partnership with the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE to support first round testing of the global, three-year competition, which incentivises development of rapid, unmanned and high resolution ocean mapping technologies. 22 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Rovco dives into international waters
UK-based ROV survey start-up company Rovco has taken its firsts steps into international waters and made significant progress towards growing its global footprint following the completion of two subsea survey contracts in Southeast Asia and the Middle East. 22 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
IHO Assembly
The inter-governmental International Hydrographic Organization in Monaco is to hold its next general assembly at the local Auditorium Rainer III from 24-28 April. 22 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Sonardyne INS for Norway & Ghana
Innova, the specialist Norwegian subsea engineering and technology organisation, has commissioned Sonardyne combined Sprint Inertial Navigation Systems and Syrinx Doppler Velocity Logs for two new ROVs being built by IKM Technology of Bryne. 22 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
USV development
Among latest additions to growing worldwide development of self-sufficient USVs and AUVs is EchoBoat-G2 developed by California-based Seafloor Systems which the US company says will be available for distribution in Europe via Teledyne Reson’s bases in Denmark, Germany, Netherlands and the UK. 22 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
New BSH vessel
Currently under construction by German shipyard Fassmer Werft in Berne is ‘Atair’, the world’s first ocean-going public service vessel with dual fuel LNG drive destined for survey, wreck location and research operations in the North Sea, Baltic and North Atlantic. 22 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Anglo-American bathymetry accord
TCarta Marine of Denver, Colorado and Proteus Geo of Oxford, UK have merged to form a new global mapping company providing bathymetric and marine data sets covering shallow coastal waters and continental shelf zones. 22 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
SHOM digitises historical archives
SHOM, the French Naval Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service, has completed digitisation of 10,000 worldwide cartographic documents from its historical maritime and coastal archives. 22 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
GeoSea to design, manufacture and install turbine foundations
Belgian marine construction major DEME Group’s offshore marine engineering subsidiary GeoSea will design, manufacture and install 71 turbine foundations for the EnBW Hohe See offshore wind farm, for which GeoSea is Siemens’ EPCI partner. 21 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Mediterranean pipeline inspection project
Swedish subsea contractor MMT has entered into a contract with Medgaz in Spain for inspection of the offshore pipeline between Algeria and Spain. 14 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Ballast water free heavylift jack-up concept
Netherlands-based SeaOwls and Norwegian shipyard Ulstein have launched a pioneering heavy lift jack-up vessel design concept, the Soul. 13 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Following the crowd
Can crowd-sourced bathymetry improve our charts and reduce the cost of surveying? This new data resource appears to be gaining legitimacy in the upper echelons of the hydrographic organisations and one of the main providers is UK-headquartered geo-survey research and development group, TeamSurv. 10 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Septentrio GNSS technology guarantees DEME's operations in areas of interference
The Belgian dredging, environmental and engineering group DEME has been using the AsteRx family of precise GNSS positioning solutions from Septentrio for over a decade. 10 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
New cruise terminal at Gothenburg
This year will be the final season in which cruise ships can dock at Frihamnen, the terminal for smaller cruise ships in the Swedish port of Gothenburg. 07 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Loc partners with Wavec
UK-headquartered international marine and engineering consultancy LOC Group (London Offshore Consultants) has announced it is partnering with WavEC Offshore Renewables, a private, non-profit offshore marine energy research and consultancy association. 03 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Fixed wing drones for coastal monitoring
Climate change is likely to accelerate the effects of coastal erosion in many parts of the world. UK company Quest UAV says that its fixed wing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (drones) can provide long-term erosion mapping like no other technology. 01 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Iceland's Finnafjord port inches closer
Bremenports has become a development partner for the new Finnafjord port project in Iceland, edging the project a little closer to realisation. 01 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
New MDs for Hansa Heavy Lift
Steve Dawson and Alex Karakassis have been appointed Managing Directors of Hansa Heavy Lift GmbH, taking over from outgoing Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Roger Iliffe, with immediate effect. 01 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal