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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
Submarine wreck entombed
Norwegian aggregate supplier Yeoman Halsvik, has successfully helped to stabilise the wreck of a World War II submarine, outside the island of Fedje on the west coast of Norway by supplying the specialist material for seabed sealing. 01 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Dover joint venture
VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, has been appointed as the main contractor for the marine civil engineering stage of the Port of Dover, UK’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. 23 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Two new epoxy primers from Hempel
Denmark-headquartered coatings specialist Hempel is introducing two new coatings; Hempadur Quattro XO 17820 and 17870. 12 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Battersea piling work
UK-headquartered Red7Marine has secured a contract to install two new large diameter mooring piles for the new Battersea Power Station river bus installation. 06 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Boskalis and Van Oord to reinforce Houtrib Dyke
The Dutch Directorate General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat) has awarded a contract for the reinforcement of the Houtrib Dyke in Holland to a joint venture between two major dredging companies, Boskalis and Van Oord. 04 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Third MC-Class vessel handed over to Bigroll
Cosco Dalian Shipyard has delivered a third MC-Class Module Carrier, the BigRoll Baffin, to owners BigRoll Shipping. 29 Dec 2016 - Maritime Journal
Windfarm monopile oscillation analysis
Longitude Engineering, a specialist marine engineering subsidiary of the LOC Group, has developed an innovative analysis and modelling process to understand why large windfarm monopiles oscillate in smaller wave heights. 12 Dec 2016 - Maritime Journal
Gravity base turbine developments
Gravity bases used to support wind turbines are not new and there have been a number of installations using these systems. In the main these are based on massive concrete structures that are floated out and then ballasted down onto a prepared sea bed using either sand or concrete as the long term ballast. 30 Nov 2016 - Maritime Journal
Coda Octopus breakwater package
UK-headquartered underwater technology company Coda Octopus says its new subsea Marine Breakwater Package is enhancing productivity, safety and quality control aspects of breakwater construction while increasing operations to 24/7. 29 Nov 2016 - Maritime Journal
Iemants and Jan de Nul to construct gravity bases
Belgium based Jan de Nul Group has joined forces with Iemants, another Belgian company to construct, install, ballast and protect the gravity based foundations (GFBs) and deck structures for the Krieger Flaks offshore wind farm substations. 28 Nov 2016 - Maritime Journal
Pile upending tool recognised
The UK’s Employee Ownership Association Award for Innovation celebrates the year’s most compelling examples of innovation within UK employee owned organisations. UK civil engineering company Houlder’s ingenious new tools for the offshore wind energy market have been highly commended by judges this year for delivering clear benefits both technically and commercially. 28 Nov 2016 - Maritime Journal
Titanic offshore wind contract for Harland and Wolff
Ship builder Harland and Wolff in Belfast has won a major contract to supply steel foundations to an innovative offshore wind farm off the Suffolk coast. 28 Nov 2016 - Maritime Journal
Innovation award for monopile installer
The Integrated Monopile Installer, developed by Royal IHC’s subsidiary IHC IQIP, has won the Maritime Innovation award at the 11th Maritime Awards Gala. 07 Nov 2016 - Maritime Journal