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Altimeters
Leading oceanographic instrument manufacturer, Valeport, is delighted to announce its latest innovation, the VA500 Altimeter. The VA500 is launched in November and introduces advanced new technology for underwater positioning in offshore applications....
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Dorset based small wind and hydro turbine manufacturer Ampair has announced that it is has created eight new job opportunities after experiencing solid growth in 2011 as a result of its continued international success in the renewable energy market....
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GLS 700C
STURGEON BAY, WI (November 28, 2011) – The Great Lakes Towing Company and Great Lakes Shipyard expanded their marine transportation, construction-repair and marine logistics business with the acquisition of a Marine Travelift 700C mobile boat...
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Scottish boatbuilder, Buckie Shipyard on the Moray Firth have entered an agreement with Veecraft Marine of Capetown SA to be the UK builder of the Teknicraft design of Wind Farm Service Vessels. The design is a foil assisted catamaran using the proven...
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The M.V. C-Odyssey
Leask Marine was first established in 1985.Starting out with a single dive team, working on marine construction projects, the company has grown and developed over the years. Leask Marine now operates four teams of divers with an additional workboat...
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New Orleans is a perfect host city for the WorkBoat Show
Tuesday, 8th November 2011
The 32nd International WorkBoat Show, North America's largest commercial marine trade show and conference, will be held at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center from 30 November through 2 December 2011. A record number of exhibitors and customers...
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Aberlour leaving on her delivery trip
Alnmaritec, the specialist aluminium boat builder based in Northumberland, recently announced the delivery of 'Aberlour' the first of a new class of dive intervention craft to RBG based in Aberdeen. The hull design of new 'Wave Diver' class was...
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Friday, 4th November 2011
The split hopper dredger"Omvac Diez" has been handed over to its owner Canlemar after successful sea trials. The dredger has been built in Spain to a Spanish design yet has been fitted out with Dutch Damen dredging gear. The vessel has started its...
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BCB's Buccaneer and Sea Stinger Systems being demonstrated at the DSEi Trade Show in London, September 2011
Marine safety experts are encouraging UK shipping companies to include non-lethal pressurised air launchers to bridge the deterrence gap between early warning measures and using weapons in the fight against sea piracy. Cardiff-based survival experts,...
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Members of New Bedford Police with Fisher side scan sonar
The tools law enforcement agencies use to investigate crimes and ensure public safety are critical to their success. Police departments and sheriffs offices around the country are adding underwater search equipment to ensure their dive teams have the...
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Century Marine Services Ltd, an international shipbroking company based in the UK, recently commissioned a model Tug to be built entirely out of Lego in order to raise money for the charity The Mission to Seafarers for their Angel Appeal. This very...
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UK small wind turbine manufacturer Ampair has continued its push into the renewable hybrid power system market by launching the containerPod™ range of power solutions predominantly designed for providing platform power for the offshore wind...
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Ove J Solem, CEO of First Olsen Ltd, parent company of Fred.Olsen United AS with Forewind General Manager Lee Clarke at today's signing.
The Forewind consortium will employ an innovative new foundation design concept next year when it installs two meteorological masts on the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm zone, located between 125 and 290 kilometres off the North Yorkshire coast...
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The new 14m Wind Farm Transfer Vessel in build by GRP Laminates for Coastal Zone Services
GRP Laminates of Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK, secured orders for three South Cat designs within weeks of reaching an exclusive, worldwide agreement to be solely responsible for the manufacture and marketing of these well-proven craft. The orders comprise...
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Recently the French operator Compagnie Maritime Nantaise (CMN) signed a contract with Hyundai MIPO, South Korea for two new RoCon vessels with an option for a third unit. Knud E. Hansen A/S has worked closely with CMN over the past year to develop the...
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Rotterdam - On 10 October Stemat Marine Services launches a new App for Apple App Store, Blackberry, Android and Windows Phone. The new Stemat Marine App provides customers with accurate and up to date information about fleet, equipment and...
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Tuesday, 11th October 2011
While work continues in Bristol on rebuilding the hull of PS Medway Queen the Medway Queen preservation Society is also pressing ahead with its plans for the next stage in the restoration. In the Albion dry dock the hull is now well over 50% complete...
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Thursday, 29th September 2011
A British Company which makes compressed air cannons has reported a surge in the interest for its new floating entanglement device which can stop pirate skiffs in their tracks. Cardiff based maritime security and survival experts, BCB International...
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Dubai airport freezone Headquarter buliding
Friday, 23rd September 2011
Noreq AS continues to expand. The increasing demand for our products has resulted in a new company etablishment, NOREQ FZE, a subsidiary with an office in Dubai - the most important business and financial center in the Arab world. Noreq has been...
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DRILLSHIP1200
Noreq was recently awarded the contract for Lifeboats, davits, Fast Rescue Boat and Rescue boat davit for the six drill ships Maersk Drilling are building with Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea. The contract is valid for all drill ships and is...
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LeeSan Headmaster Launch 2011 Pic2
The HeadMaster marine toilet offers a extremelyreliable, comfortable procelain toilet, with thosecomforts of the home that you require in themarine environment. The straight back contemporary shape designhides away the unsightly hoses adding to...
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An 'amnesty' day for the disposal of out of date flares (Time Expired Pyrotechnics) is being held by the River Hamble Harbour Authority in conjunction with industry leaders Ramora UK, on Saturday 8th October, between 10am and 3pm. The 'amnesty' event,...
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Randive diver with Pulse 8X metal detector, Inset photo: Recovered propeller
Randive, a commercial diving company based in New Jersey, is employing underwater metal detectors in their search and salvage operations. The company was founded in 1959 by Randor Erlandson, and in the early days focused primarily on the needs of the...
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Hamburg/Germany, 30 August 2011 –The maritime administration of Antigua and Barbuda has authorised Germanischer Lloyd (GL) to carry out inspection and certification services under the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC 2006). Antigua &...
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The GL SeaScout system on board the MSC SAVONA is part of the joint project between GL and DSME, recording environmental conditions with sensors (pictured) located all over the vessel.
Wednesday, 31st August 2011
Hamburg/Germany, 29 August 2011 – GL SeaScout 2.0 has been installed on board the MSC SAVONA, Reederei Claus-Peter Offen's 14,000 TEU containership. GL Maritime Software's navigational decision-making support system will help the vessel to...
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Category C First Aid Kit
Two firefighters who are set to row a grueling 3000 miles across the Atlantic for charity later this year have described a first aid kit made by marine survival experts, BCB International Ltd, as 'essential'. In December, Cardiff firefighters Jamie...
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AUGUST 18, 2011/LONDON, UK - Unconventional gas resources are generating interest around the world, ushering in what some are calling the golden age of gas. History has shown that collaboration and adaptations of technology hold the key to unlocking...
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A controlled explosion initiated from a safe distance left an underwater crater 20m wide by 4m deep.
World-renowned Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) specialist Ramora UK (www.ramorauk.com) has safely disposed of an unexploded World War II mine onsite at one of the world's largest offshore windfarm. The four-man Ramora UK team used a Remotely...
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The redevelopment of Alexandra Dock as Green Port Hull will accommodate one of four original equipment manufacturers in the Humber region expected to be operational by April 2015.
Thursday, 25th August 2011
The UK's Humber region was awarded 'enterprise zone' status on Wednesday, creating significant financial incentives for new renewable energy businesses. The government decision was based on a bid submitted by the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership...
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For sale by Public Auction on Wednesday 24th August from 0900 at www.capitalmarineauctions.com The original Queen Mary, a turbine steamer built in Dumbarton in 1933 and is the only example of her type remaining in the world today. Guide price £...
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Under the terms of the agreement, South Boats Special Projects is now able to produce the Vigilante Workboats designs in GRP and aluminium.
Thursday, 11th August 2011
South Boats Special Projects Ltd has reached agreement with the administrators of Lyme Boats Ltd to purchase the assets of the former boat building company. Under the terms of the agreement the Isle of Wight based company is now able to produce the...
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Breakwater Pontoon specialist Marinetek UK Ltd is celebrating the completion of a £1 million project providing a new floating breakwater and sheltered berthing facilities for wind farm offshore support vessels in Ramsgate Royal Harbour. The...
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The complex nature of today's global oil and gas business will be one of the main subjects in the spotlight as some of the world's leading upstream industry figures gather at this year's SPE Offshore Europe exhibition and conference. A series of...
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coastguards
Monday, 1st August 2011
The UK Government has partially backtracked today on its radical plans to slash coastguard services, with Transport Secretary Philip Hammond telling the House of Commons that 10 centres would remain open 24 hours a day. This represents a significant U...
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dredging
Monday, 1st August 2011
The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced the 37th International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation will take place on 24 - 28 October 2011 in Singapore. For 18 years the IADC has been organising international...
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Marine Travelift 100 BFMII
STURGEON BAY, WI (June 21, 2011) – Marine Travelift is proud to recognize the recent increase in commerce of its 100 BFMII models during the month of May, selling seven of its 100 BFMII (100-ton) mobile boat hoists to four international and...
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Marine safety experts, BCB International Ltd, are submitting evidence to a Parliamentary inquiry which is looking into action to combat the increasing levels of piracy off the Coast of Somalia. Starting today, an inquiry will be held by the...
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B CSD450 Al Thirthar completely assembled and ready for action
Damen Dredging Equipment has delivered 4 cutter suction dredgers to the Iraqi Ministry of Water Resources. The Ministry, who already had several Damen dredgers in their fleet, will use the dredgers for maintenance dredging on the rivers and throughout...
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Tuesday, 21st June 2011
Hamburg, Germany, 17 June 2011 - In a world increasingly dominated by the need to reduce environmental impacts, what role does shipping have to play? Technological solutions exist, but which will prove to be the most beneficial and cost effective, and...
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Tek Tanks Stainless Diesel Tank
For many years Tek Tanks, the Hampshire based specialist manufacturer of water waste and fuel tanks, have been asked to quote for tanks in either Stainless Steel or Aluminium and have not been able to help. Well now they can and the new tanks...
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TRANS_3198_Disaster Shelter
Elkhart, IN – Transhield, Inc., in partnership with Dr. Shrink, Inc., donated 50 disaster shelters to the survivors of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan. These 8' x 10' shelters are lightweight and feature a waterproof floor and...
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alnmaritec
Earlier this year the Alnmaritec Wave Handler class boat, 'Wave Force' commenced line handling duties at a bulk carrier terminal near Dampier in Western Australia. This is the second of it's line handling vessels that Alnmaritec has supplied to this...
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Ampair Voyager VS 50 Charge Controller
Two for the price of one! The New Voyager™ VS50 battery charge controller from Dorset based Ampair, the world renowned wind driven generator manufacturer, now allows for 300W solar and 300W wind input to be controlled by one box, saving both...
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The second CSD 750 'Inai Liatree' for Inai Kiara Sdn Bhd was launched on April 18 in Malaysia. The vessel was built by Selat Melaka Shipbuilding Corporation Sdn Bhd. VOSTA LMG has delivered the design and the full component package for the Inai...
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Damen Dredging Equipment has developed an innovative flexible dredging concept which challenges current technical limitations. The new development is the answer to the increasing demand for raw materials while sand winning locations are located...
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Wednesday, 25th May 2011
The construction of offshore wind farms in European waters has received a significant boost with the arrival at the UK port of Harwich on Monday of the first of two dedicated wind turbine installation vessels (WTIV). UK based MPI Offshore returned to...
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Emu Limited is currently undertaking a series of marine ecological surveys for the undersea cable route industry in relation to windfarms and electrical supply developments in The Solent, the northern North Sea and the southern North Sea. Based at...
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MJP Waterjets | For the first time in the propulsion industry, MJP Waterjets sets a new standard by introducing a five year warranty on its waterjet system. The company is able to take this bold action thanks to the fact that its designs are made for...
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WetBell System TetisPro Russia-01
IHC Merwede has announced that is has acquired Hytech on 3 May 2011. This acquisition enables IHC Merwede to further secure its position in the offshore market. IHC Merwede designs and constructs dive support vessels suitable for activities to a...
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019 PRe-MS Ship Recyling Experts
Hamburg/Shanghai, 3 May 2011 - Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has recently intensified its efforts to help shipyards, ship owners, suppliers and recycling facilities in Asia to comply with the forthcoming International Convention for the Safe and...
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The British Marine Federation (BMF) has shown its commitment to the small craft commercial sector at a well attended meeting to discuss the needs of companies operating in the sector. This was followed by an EGM of the British Commercial Boatbuilders...
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BCB International Ltd, the British company which developed the world's first life raft survival equipment, will be exhibiting its latest range of marine survival equipment at the Seawork Show (14-16 June 2011, ABP Port of Southampton) including a...
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ACES in place on the full size air chamber test vessel Kraichgau.
Thursday, 12th May 2011
Bodewes Binnenvaart bv (part of the Damen Shipyards Group) has pioneered a unique way of meeting increasingly strict environmental standards while simultaneously saving on fuel costs - ACES. Air Chamber Energy Saving (ACES) is a sophisticated...
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RV Cefas Endeavour was used to study some 3,300 km2 of sea off the East Anglian coast over a three year period.
A wide ranging, multi-disciplinary study of the UK's east coast marine environment, The East Coast Regional Environmental Characterisation (EC REC), has been published. A consortium of scientists, led by the Centre for Environment, Fisheries &...
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