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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

Following the crowd
Can crowd-sourced bathymetry improve our charts and reduce the cost of surveying? This new data resource appears to be gaining legitimacy in the upper echelons of the hydrographic organisations and one of the main providers is UK-headquartered geo-survey research and development group, TeamSurv. 10 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
New cruise terminal at Gothenburg
This year will be the final season in which cruise ships can dock at Frihamnen, the terminal for smaller cruise ships in the Swedish port of Gothenburg. 07 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
Iceland's Finnafjord port inches closer
Bremenports has become a development partner for the new Finnafjord port project in Iceland, edging the project a little closer to realisation. 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
Marseille Fos 2016 results
French port Marseille Fos has revealed its annual results which shows its total cargo for 2016 was 18m tonnes which is on a par with its 2015 throughput. 31 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Great Yarmouth outer harbour developments
Construction works to enhance the port infrastructure at Great Yarmouth outer harbour for several high profile offshore wind projects have begun. A multi-million-pound co-investment has been agreed for The UK North Sea port to support the construction of primary infrastructure and ground works for the Galloper Wind Farm and East Anglia ONE Wind Farm projects. 31 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Fourth berth for Heysham
Peel Ports, the owner of the Port of Heysham, UK is planning a £10 million investment in the port that will create a fourth berth for freight and passenger traffic and help operators to respond more effectively to growing demand. 31 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Cuxhaven develops €100 million Gateway
Cuxhaven’s historic Alter Fischereihafen has been sold by German port authorities to local developers who expect to invest €100 million and turn it into a centre for tourists and cruise ship visitors. 27 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Turning basin improves port access
Construction of a 165m wide turning basin is under way on the Hunte River upstream from Bremerhaven to strengthen and speed up ship access and handling in the busy inland German port of Oldenburg. 27 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Scottish collaboration for improved diver safety
A new on-demand wireless ribbon lighting system, designed to revolutionise diver safety and efficiency in remote subsea locations, has been launched by collaborating Scottish technology companies, WFS Technologies Ltd and PhotoSynergy Ltd (PSL). 26 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Autonomous rental
Kongsberg Maritime Ltd, the UK subsidiary of Norway-headquartered global maritime and subsea technology developer Kongsberg Maritime has recently added the autonomous Seaglider to its rental pool and it is now available for diverse commercial and research applications alongside Kongsberg’s other autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), including Remus and Munin. 26 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
‘Printed’ ROV puts design within easy reach
At less than 60cm long ArcheoRov seems too small to be holding the key to revolutionising the sector. And though its ability to ‘swim’ like a fish is novel, its groundbreaking advantage isn’t obvious to a cursory glance: it’s the first to be 3D printed. 25 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Ocean Business 2017
A record attendance of over 5,000 visitors from more than 60 countries is expected at this year’s biennial Ocean Business event at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) in Southampton from 4-6 April, say organisers Diversified Communications UK. 24 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
EU BASE-Platform project
Organisers of BASE-Platform, a two-year EU-funded research project aimed at establishing a new and easily accessible internet platform for provision of bathymetric data products derived from current and upcoming Copernicus and other satellite missions, are now seeking considered user views at www.base-platform .com. 24 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
New Coda Octopus wide-angle development
Edinburgh, UK-based Coda Octopus, the underwater systems specialist with subsidiary bases in Australia, Norway and the US, has extended its patented series of real-time Echoscope 3D sonars with development of a wide-angle 90 x 40-degree 240kHz XD model. 24 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
13-year Finnish bathymetric agreement
The Finnish Transport Agency Liikennevirasto (FTA) in Helsinki, which is responsible for Hydrography in Finland, has appointed Teledyne Caris for provision of a new bathymetric data management system as part of a continuous 13-year support agreement. 24 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal