Jake Frith

Jake Frith

Jake Frith: Brought up on the banks of an estuary in the north west of England, Jake’s entry into marine journalism was on the leisure yachting side, where he rose in ten years from an occasional contributor to various yachting magazines to his last role as editor of Sailing Today. Previous roles also include website editor at the RYA where he managed the official websites for the British Olympic sailing teams at the Beijing and Athens games. Jake remains a keen sailor, rower and paddleboarder, and has recently downsized to an 18 foot cruiser. In previous small boats Jake has sailed single handed round Britain and double handed across the Bay of Biscay to Spain and back. Jake has a masters degree in Online Journalism.

He has a deep interest, both personally and professionally in marine invention and innovation, and has chaired the judging panel of Seawork's European Commercial Marine Awards since 2015.

  • Huisman 2000mt leg encircling crane
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    Big cranes for big turbines

    2021-12-01T16:33:00

    Huisman has been awarded a contract from COSCO Shipping (Qidong) Offshore Co., Ltd. for the design and construction of two >2,000mt Leg Encircling Cranes.

  • BW Ideol has signed an agreement to acquire a 5% ownership in the 30MW EOLMED floating wind pilot project
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    Key French floating wind acquisition

    2021-12-01T16:23:00

    French renewables key player BW Ideol has signed an agreement to acquire a 5% ownership in the 30MW EolMed floating wind pilot project in the French Mediterranean.

  • Indonesia is blessed with vast tidal energy resources
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    Scottish know-how could help harvest Indonesia’s vast tidal resources

    2021-11-30T16:38:00

    UK tidal energy developer Nova Innovation has won funding that could deliver the first ever tidal turbine array in Indonesia.

  • 'Rotra Mare' will be extended by 20.6m
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    Major chop job for ‘MS Rotra Mare’

    2021-11-30T16:21:00

    Commissioned by Amasus Shipping, Holland Shipyards Group is currently working on a lengthening conversion of offshore wind transport vessel MS Rotra Mare in collaboration with Niestern Sander.

  • Ring Vampire is starting its journey as a commercial and tactical platform
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    New tactical RIB is a Who’s Who of cutting edge European commercial marine players

    2021-11-30T15:49:00

    Built by UK RIB builders Ring Powercraft the new ‘Vampire’ is a collaboration project to create a Rapid Deployment Transporter on a fully modular RIB platform.

  • Project principal Wendall Brown, Minister Walter Roban, Seabased CEO Laurent Albert
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    European technology enables wave power world first

    2021-11-23T12:27:00

    The Caribbean island nation of Bermuda has taken the bold step of developing the world’s first utility-scale commercial ocean wave power park.

  • Intelsat's Flex Maritime branding
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    Milestone figure for FlexMaritime

    2021-11-23T12:02:00

    Intelsat, which claims to operate the world’s largest satellite fleet and connectivity infrastructure, now has more than 8,000 vessels operating on its FlexMaritime service.

  • The Hovertravel service uses the Griffon Hoverwork 12000TD between the Isle of Wight and mainland England
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    Three passenger hovercraft deal

    2021-11-23T11:46:00

    Southampton-UK based hovercraft manufacturer Griffon Hoverwork is celebrating after landing one of its biggest ever deals.

  • Subsea Micropiles Technology
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    Houlder and Subsea Micropiles

    2021-11-23T11:12:00

    Design and engineering consultancy, Houlder, is supporting Subsea Micropiles, a foundations company.

  • The SPa 4207 was loaded in Hai Phong Harbour in June 2021
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    42m vessel arrives as deck cargo

    2021-11-22T14:49:00

    A Damen SPa 4207, the second vessel in an order of four Damen vessels for the Jamaica Defence Force Coast Guard, has been officially handed over in Kingston, Jamaica.

  • The world’s first inline Active Heave Compensator (Delta600)
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    World’s first inline active heave compensator

    2021-11-22T14:09:00

    With 62 hours of rigorous offshore testing, tech scale-up Seaqualize successfully completed offshore trials for its inline Active Heave Compensator (iAHC), the ‘Delta600’.

  • Kongsberg Digital has entered a contract with Rem Offshore for the roll-out of Vessel Insight on their three new offshore wind vessels
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    Performance-based decision support

    2021-11-18T11:29:00

    Kongsberg Digital has entered a contract with Rem Offshore, for the roll-out of its monitoring package, Vessel Insight, on three new offshore wind vessels that are under construction.

  • L-R Carsten Wiese (Service Hub Manager Hamburg, Damen Services); Joschka Böddeling (Sales Manager, Damen); Roderick Buijs (Account Manager Services North Europe, Damen
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    15th service hub

    2021-11-17T10:43:00

    Damen Shipyards Group is opening its latest service hub, in Hamburg, Germany. This takes the total number of hubs to fifteen, spread across Africa, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East, and Australia.

  • News

    Safety and electronics acquisition

    2021-11-17T10:34:00

    Ernströmgruppen AB has agreed to acquire Daniamant A/S and Daniamant Ltd., a Danish-based marine electronics company, from the NTR Holding A/S Group.

  • Claire Mack, Chief Executive of Scottish Renewables
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    Claire Mack: Scottish Renewables

    2021-11-17T10:16:00

    Electricity transmission charging rules are “restricting the development of major renewable energy projects”, says Claire Mack, Chief Executive of industry body Scottish Renewables.

  • Intellian’s FB250 User Terminal is a compact solution
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    User terminal quick to market for innovation catalyst network

    2021-11-16T12:59:00

    Intellian has received type approval from Inmarsat for its new FB250 and Fleet One L-band terminals. This makes it one of the first players to market with user terminals for operation on Inmarsat’s innovation catalyst L-band network, ELERA.

  • Nova Innovation's latest tidal turbine design (Photo- Nova innovation)
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    Scotland’s tidal titans team up

    2021-11-15T10:44:00

    Nova Innovation and Atlantis Energy have entered a collaboration agreement with the goal of delivering more UK-built tidal turbines in the water, turbo charging the tidal industry.

  • The first four editions of the Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge led to partnerships between almost all winners and leading companies
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    SMEs sought for wind transfer innovation challenge

    2021-11-15T10:23:00

    A specialist heavy lifting company has challenged innovators to find a solution for transferring and lifting components to floating and fixed-bottom offshore wind turbines.

  • The Oasis Power Buoy is a pioneering mooring buoy complete with electrical power supply
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    Plug in vessel charging at sea

    2021-11-15T10:02:00

    Two UK companies will work in collaboration to deliver the Oasis Power Buoy – a pioneering offshore charging buoy to allow hybrid and electric vessels to recharge at sea.

  • The boat is set to join the established fleet of Gdańsk Pilot
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    Performance paramount for Polish pilots

    2021-11-12T13:15:00

    Finish specialist aluminium shipyard Kewatec, has handed over its latest Pilot 1630, to pilot boat operator Gdańsk Pilot in Poland.

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