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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
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