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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

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
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