All articles by Jake Frith – Page 2

  • Seacat Sceptre

    Smart hydrofoil CTV hits the water


    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

    Cold ironing project progresses at València


    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

    WTIV for fast-growing US wind market


    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

    Tough pilot boat for big winter seas


    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.

  • News

    UK civils firms join forces


    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)

    Manor Renewable Energy snapped up by fast-growing group


    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

    Methanol milestone


    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)

    Four platform decommissioning contract


    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

    High-tech foiling workboat company opens new facility


    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

    Campaigners say IMO holds ‘callous disregard’ for plastic pollution


    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

    World’s deepest pelagic biota sampling campaign


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

  • Yara Birkeland- a vessel of the future, today

    Fire-fighting on board a ship with no humans


    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)

    Unexploded seabed bomb refuses to remain unexploded


    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

    Oceanology International to reopen its doors


    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)

    Southern Hemisphere’s first fully electric passenger ferry launched


    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

    Combining swath bathymetry and side scan sonar


    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

    Neil Gordon: Global Underwater Hub


    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.

  • STR SeaSpyders

    Offshore wind growth prompts subsea cash injection


    Baird Capital’s Global Private Equity team has announced an investment in one Scottish underwater equipment specialist with big ambitions in offshore renewables.

  • The new boats push the boundaries in catamaran design

    Hybrid and high-speed ferries take design and lightweighting skills to the extreme


    Uber Boat by Thames Clippers is building the UK’s first hybrid high speed passenger ferries, set to launch in London in autumn 2022 and spring 2023.

  • Nadine Robinson, IMCA’s Technical Adviser for Environmental Sustainability

    Sustainability assessment tool


    A new online tool develops a self-assessment score for marine contracting companies to measure their progress against other contractors.