All articles by Jake Frith

  • Jan De Nul executed identical sustainable beach replenishment works in Raversijde and Knokke
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    Low carbon beach replenishment at Ostend

    2022-01-27T18:09:00Z

    Trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Alexander von Humboldt’ will bring some 600,000 cubic metres of dredged sand to Belgium’s Ostend beach, running on sustainable drop-in biofuel.

  • The Oasis Power Buoy is an offshore mooring and charging station with a zero-emission power source
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    Offshore charging for workboats gets one step closer

    2022-01-27T17:56:00Z

    Oasis Marine Power Ltd has completed the first stage of testing of its offshore charging station, hailing the design a success.

  • Port of Hull
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    Advisors for major Hull site

    2022-01-27T17:45:00Z

    CBRE and Savills have been appointed by the UK’s Associated British Ports, as agents and advisers on a major port-centric manufacturing and logistics site at the Port of Hull.

  • Seacat Sceptre
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    Smart hydrofoil CTV hits the water

    2022-01-26T20:56:00Z

    Naval architect Chartwell Marine has announced the launch of its market-first offshore energy support vessel (OESV) with hydrofoils.

  • The Port of València is getting closer and closer to electrifying its docks
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    Cold ironing project progresses at València

    2022-01-26T20:23:00Z

    The Port of València is getting closer to providing shore power at its docks so that the ships that dock there will produce zero emissions during their stay.

  • Friede & Goldman's jack-up vessel technology
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    WTIV for fast-growing US wind market

    2022-01-26T20:05:00Z

    Friede & Goldman has announced that the classification society, American Bureau of Shipping has granted Approval in Principle for its wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) BargeRack technology.

  • CTE Celso Madeira
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    Tough pilot boat for big winter seas

    2022-01-25T21:19:00Z

    Irish boatbuilder and pilot launch specialist Safehaven Marine has launched ‘CTE Celso Madeira’, a 15m Interceptor 48 pilot for pilotage operations at the Port of Sines in Portugal.

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    UK civils firms join forces

    2022-01-25T21:02:00Z

    Devon-based marine and civil engineering specialists, Teignmouth Maritime Services Ltd (TMS) has become a 50% shareholder of Kent-based hydraulic engineering specialists, Hesselberg Hydro UK Ltd, combining nearly 60 years’ experience and expertise in the maritime construction sector.

  • Eric Briar, Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) chief executive officer, and Toby Mead, MRE chief operating officer, look forward to growth as part of the OEG Offshore group  (Photo- Manor Renewable Energy)
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    Manor Renewable Energy snapped up by fast-growing group

    2022-01-25T20:56:00Z

    Manor Renewable Energy has been bought by global offshore services business OEG Offshore for an undisclosed sum.

  • Wärtsilä has over half a decade’s experience with methanol
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    Methanol milestone

    2022-01-24T20:42:00Z

    A new Offshore Wind Installation Vessel (WIV) being built for Dutch contracting company Van Oord at Yantai CIMC Raffles shipyard in China will be powered by five Wärtsilä 32 engines capable of operating with methanol.

  • Petrogas contract photo (Petrogas)
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    Four platform decommissioning contract

    2022-01-24T20:28:00Z

    Petrogas E&P Netherlands B.V. (a part of Petrogas E&P LLC, headquartered in Muscat, Oman) has awarded Heerema an integrated engineering, preparation, removal, and disposal (EPRD) decommissioning contract for multiple North Sea oil platforms.

  • Pictured at the 42,000 sq ft facility in Titanic Quarter’s Channel Commercial Park, from left, Romain Ingouf, Technical Director and David Tyler, Commercial Director
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    High-tech foiling workboat company opens new facility

    2022-01-24T20:18:00Z

    Artemis Technologies has opened a new facility on Belfast Lough as it prepares to commence testing of its transformative new Artemis eFoiler(R) electric propulsion system.

  • EIA Ocean campaigners Christina Dixon and Tom Gammage deliver the petition to the IMO
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    Campaigners say IMO holds ‘callous disregard’ for plastic pollution

    2022-01-22T20:24:00Z

    The London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) claims that The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) is dragging its heels over marine plastic pollution caused by vessels.

  • On deck operations were supported by Maersk Supply Service
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    World’s deepest pelagic biota sampling campaign

    2022-01-22T20:04:00Z

    A marine environmental consulting and survey company, recently completed a ground-breaking deepwater sampling campaign.

  • Yara Birkeland- a vessel of the future, today
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    Fire-fighting on board a ship with no humans

    2022-01-21T17:30:00Z

    Advanced fire fighting systems and safety equipment aboard ‘Yara Birkeland’, the world’s first fully autonomous containership, have successfully completed their first annual service.

  • 'Galwad-Y-Mor' low in the water following the explosion (Photo- Andrew Oliver)
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    Unexploded seabed bomb refuses to remain unexploded

    2022-01-20T20:13:00Z

    For those of us who read (or write) updates in MJ about UXO (Unexploded ordinance) route surveys, and wonder what would actually happen if an old bomb ever got pulled up, the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has some illuminating answers.

  • visitors will be able to take in the full range of diverse content provided by an Oi event for the first time in four long years
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    Oceanology International to reopen its doors

    2022-01-20T15:28:00Z

    Following the recent significant re-relaxation of Covid restrictions in the UK, the Oceanology International exhibition and conference is set to return to ExCel London in March 2022.

  • 'Ika Rere' electric ferry (Photo- Stellar Studio)
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    Southern Hemisphere’s first fully electric passenger ferry launched

    2022-01-19T20:56:00Z

    East by West Ferries has officially launched Ika Rere, New Zealand’s first fully electric, zero-emission passenger ferry, which will enter full service by the end of the first quarter of 2022.

  • EdgeTech 6205s2 Combined Swath Bathymetry & Side Scan Sonar System
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    Combining swath bathymetry and side scan sonar

    2022-01-19T20:43:00Z

    A specialist in high resolution sonar imaging systems and underwater technology, has recently introduced a new combined swath bathymetry & side scan sonar system.

  • Neil Gordon, chief executive of the Global Underwater Hub
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    Neil Gordon: Global Underwater Hub

    2022-01-19T20:31:00Z

    According to Neil Gordon, chief executive of the Global Underwater Hub, Monday 17th January was a day of celebration for the whole subsea supply chain, especially in Scotland.