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Kishorn revival
Scotland’s Kishorn Dry Dock will come out of a 23 year long hibernation after an agreement was signed to use the site during the construction of the world’s largest floating wind farm. 26 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Goldhofer modules for Route du Littoral
The centerpiece of the Route du Littoral in the north of the French-dependency island of La Réunion in the Indian Ocean is an offshore viaduct with a length of 5,600 metres, which is being built to avoid the dangerous sections of the existing coastal road. 13 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Meet the buyer event at Dover
Over 100 companies and 250 attendees from across Kent and the South East turned out for the UK’s Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) Meet the Buyer event to learn about the scope of the forthcoming works at the Port of Dover. 12 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
ABPmer awarded EIA Quality Mark
UK-based worldwide marine and environmental research consultancy ABPmer has been awarded an EIA Quality Mark by the UK’s Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) for its service excellence in the co-ordination of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) and production of Environmental Statements (ES). 05 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Marine civils event
World Water Works, which is mooted to be an inspiring two day event for the water structures industry, will be held on the 29th & 30th of May 2017 at Oosterhout, The Netherlands. 03 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Dredgers invade Dover Docks
Part of an extensive fleet of up to twenty specialist vessels have started to arrive at the Port of Dover, UK for the commencement of harbour dredging for the Port’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. 03 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Stad Ship Tunnel
Construction of the World’s first large ship tunnel could start early next year. The project is now in Norway’s National Transportation Plan which greatly increases the likelihood that the NOK 2.3 billion funding allocated for this project will allow work to start in the near future. 28 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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