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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

MMF Forum
The Hydrographic Society UK, which has an extensive individual and corporate membership at home and abroad in nearly 45 countries, is to host the 59th non-profit Marine Measurement Forum covering key issues for all inshore and offshore applications, at BP’s Upstream Learning Centre, Sunbury-on-Thames, on Friday 7 July. 24 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Viking Link survey completed
Fugro reports successful completion of a major 630km seabed survey for the Viking Link, a joint subsea venture between the UK and Denmark for a proposed 1,400 megawatt high voltage direct current (HVDC) electricity link under the North Sea via Dutch and German territorial waters from southern Jutland and a Lincolnshire substation. 24 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Latest satnav developments
Reports from Beijing indicate that the Chinese government’s Aerospace Science & Technology Corporation is schedued to launch this July its upgraded BeiDou-3 satnav positioning system with progressive deployment of 6-8 geostationary satellites within the year. 24 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
New Dutch dive survey craft
DutchWorkboats in Amsterdam, specialist designers and constructors of all-purpose craft of between 5 and 15 metres, has developed a Series 10 joint dive-survey model for inshore and coastal operations which can also be used to support offshore dredging applications. 24 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
iSurvey offshore contracts
The Aberdeen, UK-based division of Norway’s Oslo-based iSurvey global survey and positioning organisation has been awarded a three-year contract for provision of hydrographic and rig positioning services to Shell UK, Shell NAM, Norske Shell and Shell E&P Ireland. 24 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Ukrainian seaports look to their infrastructure
The Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) says its 2017 strategy will focus heavily on the modernisation and development of its national port infrastructure. 21 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Germans plough millions into North Sea ports
The German coastal state of Lower Saxony says it is ploughing €57 million into infrastructure development in its North Sea ports this year and spending another €33 million on maintaining existing facilities. 20 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
New contracts for Land & Water
Land & Water has landed a multi-million pound contract with the Canal and River Trust National Dredging Contract to be suppliers to the trust for the next ten years. 16 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Seatools pre-piling template equipment
On behalf of its client Seaway Heavy Lifting, Netherlands-headquartered subsea technology company Seatools has completed the development, manufacturing, and installation of a piling instrumentation and control system for the Pile Installation Frame (pre-piling template) which will be used for the construction of a large offshore Windfarm. 14 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Aircraft carrier infrastructure handover
Netherlands-owned UK construction company VolkerStevin has delivered the Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) Base Porting Infrastructure Project in Portsmouth Harbour on budget and two months ahead of schedule. The infrastructure was officially handed over to the naval base on Tuesday 7th March 2017. 10 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Low environmental impact cabling using GPS
Jan de Nul completed 5km of cabling through an environmentally sensitive area in just five days with the help of centimetre-level RTK positioning using Septentrio’s AsteRx-U GPS system. 08 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
MoorMaster at Helsinki
A state-of-the-art automated docking system has been installed in the new West Terminal 2 at Helsinki, Finland and it will be used to speed up the berthing of a new ferry. 03 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Hypersub
A new submersible craft that combines high speed on the surface with the ability to submerge to significant depths has been developed in the US. 03 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Wismar expansion project takes shape
A 332 m long sheet pile wall was nearing completion in the German Baltic seaport of Wismar in March as the foundation of a quay for big ships on the outer rim of a new €31 million multi-functional terminal. 03 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Magdeburg gets €40 million reboot
Magdeburg – Germany’s second biggest inland port serving the Elbe River region – is to get a €40 million revamp to link it further to the inland canal network and make it independent of Elbe water levels. 03 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Elbe dredging delay could impact handling
Controversial dredging of the Elbe River between Hamburg and the North Sea is now likely to be delayed by a further two years and could impact on handling, following a court ruling that current plans must be amended. 03 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Helsinki West Terminal 2
Finland’s Port of Helsinki Ltd's West Terminal 2 in the West Harbour was opened to passengers on the morning of 27 February 2017. Walking distances to the ships are now shorter and those traveling by car will be served by a faster check-in system. 02 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
ASV demo at Ocean Business
Autonomous vessel technology developer, ASV Global, will demonstrate its C-Worker 5 Autonomous Surface Vehicle (ASV) at the Ocean Business exhibition in Southampton from 4 to 6 April 2017. 01 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
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