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Jie Long Side View incl long cutter ladder
The Chinese dredger "Jie Long" has been redesigned by Damen Dredging Equipment to adapt it to cutter dredging at the important depth of -50 m. This deep dredging is required for its contribution to the infrastructural works of the Macau-Hong Kong-Zhu...
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Eileen Louise Sea Trials
Thursday, 29th November 2012
This weekend saw Alnmaritec Ltd hand over the latest of its Wave Worker class of vessels - the 'Eileen Louise' - to one of Scotland's leading live mussel suppliers. Designed and built in just 9 months at the Alnmaritec facility in Blyth, the boat is...
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Boat under Repair at Alnmaritec (2)
Thursday, 29th November 2012
Alnmaritec, based in Northumberland, is best known for the design and build of commercial workboats. This week though the company officially launched its new 'Wimbourne Quay Repair Centre' at the historic Port of Blyth site. With 150m of berths /...
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Thursday, 29th November 2012
A leader in technology and service, the PALFINGER brand represents quality and dependability all over the world. Of course, its declared philosophy of helping customers to achieve even greater success in their job also applies to the Arab region. In...
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The Susanna I with its long ladder in full swing
Contractor Verboon Maasland has ordered at Damen Dredging Equipment the delivery of a new cutter suction dredger. This stationary dredger will be an exact copy of the "Susanna" – delivered in 1981. Excellent proof that satisfied customers always...
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2012 Olympic Park, London Designed Manufactured and Installed by Intermarine
Intermarine and the Finnish floating solution provider Marinetek, have worked together on many projects over the past 18 years, including the successful formation of a joint venture to build the Grand Harbour Marina in Malta. Intermarine has also...
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ampair
Dorset- based small wind turbine and power system manufacturer Ampair announced today that it has won a major contract to supply GL Garrad Hassan with a hybrid renewable energy system and control room for Celtic Arrays potential wind farms in the...
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060 PRe 3D Technology Shipbuilding
Thursday, 29th November 2012
Hamburg/Germany, 26. November 2012 - Ships and offshore units are specialist structures with high requirements for efficiency and availability throughout their entire life cycle. Many of the processes, from draft via production all the way to...
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Wednesday, 7th November 2012
Alicat Workboats Ltd based in Great Yarmouth has purchased the Cowes company Southboats— which went into administration earlier this month - for an undisclosed fee, safeguarding jobs, according to those behind the deal. Joint-administrators...
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MV Lone the Worlds largest heavy lift vessel at the Port of Tyne
Wednesday, 7th November 2012
The giants of the renewable industry are set to gather in Scotland this week – and the Port of Tyne will be at the heart of the action. Renewable UK – the world's largest conference and exhibition of its kind - will bring together 300...
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Offshore handling systems specialist, Caley Ocean Systems has selected steel wire ropes from Lankhorst Ropes for Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) new oceanographic research vessel. The steel wire ropes will be used on oceanographic, general purpose and...
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• Five year contract secured to supply Yokohama Hydro-pneumatic fenders to US Naval bases worldwide • Demonstration of confidence in continued reliability of Fendercare Marine products • Underscores the commitment of Fendercare Marine...
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Rotterdam, 17 September 2012, Offshore Energy 2012 Exhibition & Conference, the only event dedicated to the offshore energy in The Netherlands, is almost fully booked. The two-day event on 23 & 24 October in Amsterdam RAI will welcome an...
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Aberdeen20120709 20 Lowering Caisson Into Tank
With more than 600 installations in the North Sea alone, the energy industry faces a daunting and hugely costly task in terms of decommissioning, with some putting the figure at £30 bn. With this in mind, Deep Sea Recovery Limited has developed...
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Wednesday, 12th September 2012
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Rotterdam, 12 September 2012 Business News Radio will be broadcasting live from Offshore Energy. At the first day of the event, the 23th of October, the Dutch show " Zaken doen met..." ("Doing business with...") will start...
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Thursday, 6th September 2012
Continuing the long and proud history of shipbuilding in Great Yarmouth, Alicat Workboats based on Southtown Road and part of the Gardline group, formally handed over its latest vessel yesterday. This aluminium catamaran was manufactured by a company...
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Aberdeen office
Red Rooster has over twenty years experience specialising in the Sales, Rental, Servicing & Repair of air hoists, electric chain hoists, wire rope hoists, air winches, electric winches, hydraulic winches, load measuring equipment, snatch blocks...
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GL's zero emission feeder vessel concept design
Wednesday, 5th September 2012
Hamburg, Germany, 4 September 2012 - Technical and operational efficiency improvements may lower CO2 emissions from ships by as much as 20 per cent across the global fleet. But even such marked gains in efficiency will not stop the steady increase of...
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Hamburg, 4 September 2012 - Today MAN Diesel & Turbo received Germanischer Lloyd's (GL) Certificate for Alternative Product Certification (APC). The certificate applies to engine components manufactured at the company's Augsburg plant that are...
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Wave Handler 1200 on line handling duties
Alnmaritec recently delivered hull number 149, a new line handling boat for operations off an FPSO in a production field off the coast of Ghana. This is the third of the new larger Wave Handler design to be built by Alnmaritec and at just over 12m she...
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Before Application
Dutch BMS Towing chooses green antifouling solution Amsterdam, September 2012 – Maritime Technology Company Micanti has applied its patented non-toxic antifouling on the tug Willem-B Sr. Thorn-D® is an adhesive foil with fibers that...
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Christening ceremony Ocean Traverse Nord
The 16th of August last, the "Ocean Traverse Nord", was christened. The remarkable dredger is the result of an even more remarkable international collaboration. This inspired the busy christening ceremony. The christening ceremony took place at...
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FES CW-100
They maintain their position as a leading supplier by continuing to provide customer satisfaction and support. Deck machinery for the offshore market needs to be robust, efficient ,dependable and cost effective. North Sea Winches have developed a...
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telescope engine
Shipbuilders and marine engineers may well be familiar with the Taylor Hobson range which has been used for applications such as alignment of propulsion machinery since the late 1930s. The range includes Micro Alignment Telescopes (used for checking...
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On Wednesday 4 July 2012, Fendercare Marine Marketing Executive, Paul Rowlands, carried the Olympic Torch through Fakenham, Norfolk On Wednesday 4 July, Paul Rowlands, Marketing Executive for Fendercare Marine was given the honour of being an official...
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Multigauge 4100 Kit Cutout
The tanker RFA Darkdale was sunk by a German U-boat and was the first British ship sunk south of the equator. She was hit with four torpedoes whilst at anchor off Jamestown, St Helena in October 1941. As she lay in 40 metres depth, her hull is...
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Friday, 27th July 2012
Katradis Group of Companies, a major manufacturer of synthetic mooring ropes, steel wire ropes and anodes for the cathodic protection as well as a stockist of anchors, anchor chains and their accessories, is a group of companies that has been serving...
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Hydraulic & Offshore Supplies Limited (HOS) has announced the appointment of two of its employees to Directors. With nearly 50 years combined service for HOS, it is hoped that these appointments will strengthen its future growth strategy. The...
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Wind Turbine Platform Cranes
Noreq's Danish subsidiary, NoreqActa, has been awarded the contract for 108 pieces WTPC's (Wind Turbine Platform Cranes) to be placed on the West of Duddon Sands (WODS) offshore wind farm. The West of Duddon Sands wind farm is a joint venture between...
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On Thursday 19 July 2012, Norfolk-based Fendercare Marine will be hosting a launch event to officially open its Great Yarmouth offshore wind turbine support base. The company's new facility on the Old Bure Marine site in Cobholm follows on from the...
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Strainstall Marine have reinforced their place as the chosen load/force/tension monitoring supplier in the offshore Renewable Energy sector with their latest supply to Vigor Wave Energy. Strainstall have supplied their subsea load shackles to Vigor to...
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slangklem
Thursday, 5th July 2012
Nestinox has added new hose clamps in the assortment. These hose clamps have specialedges which avoid cutting into the material. Slots are squeezed into the strap instead ofperforated. This way the insides of the clamp will be smooth for a perfect...
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THAMES BARRIER PIC
Chesterfield-based Pellegrini UK Limited has achieved significant success in the UK marine industry in recent years as sales agents for the internationally renowned Pellegrini range of marine equipment, including cranes, winches, davits, power packs,...
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Alfa_Laval_PureSOx_system_on_board_DFDS_Ficaria
The marine industry is now waking up to the reality of what will happen on January 1, 2015, when permissible emissions of sulphur dioxide in the ECAs are reduced to 0.1%. For ship owners and operators the decision regarding which strategy to apply to...
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ECSD450 along quay at the Nijkerk DDE yard
In Chongqing, China, a Damen Environmental Cutter Suction Dredger, type ECSD450 was commissioned. The dredger was built for Changjiang Chongqing Waterway Engineering Bureau for maintenance dredging on the Changjiang River. The standard dredger was...
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Silja_Symphony
In November 2010, the Baltic ferry MS Silja Symphony installed PureDry, a new high-speed separator from Alfa Laval with the capability to recover re-usable fuel from waste fuel oil. Symphony's Chief Engineer Mats Göras relates that since...
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SMM
The offshore segment is one of the most promising fields of activity for the maritime industry with the main focus on provision of hardware and services both for wind energy as a growth market and for the boom sector of offshore oil and gas...
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IBERDROLA STARTS ENGINEERING PHASE OF €1.6BN WIKINGER OFFSHORE WINDFARM IN GERMANY • UK based engineering expertise and technical knowhow exported to Germany as Iberdrola announces major new investment in offshore wind • With 400...
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CSD500 for GAFRAD launched in Egypt
A Damen Cutter Suction Dredger, type CSD500, has been built under license by Canal Naval Construction for the Egyptian General Authority for Fish Resource Development. The customer, a long term Damen customer, requested local construction which was...
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Wednesday, 6th June 2012
Alnmaritec, the specialist aluminium boat builder based in Northumberland, recently announced the delivery of the first of its new 'Wave Captain' class of Wind Farm Support Vessels. The new design is a derivative of the larger Wave Master class...
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CSD500 during commissioning cleaning Cape Town harbour
Two cutter suction dredgers, type CSD500, are almost ready at Damen Shipyards Cape Town. The standard dredgers are prefabricated shipbuilding kits, which have been constructed in South Africa. They have been built as per the Damen philosophy to build...
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A select group of some of the world's most influential energy figures will explain how advances in technology are driving the global gas industry, at Gastech 2012. Now in its 40th year, Gastech has become the world's leading natural gas conference and...
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CSD650 under water view LOW RES
A new, larger and more powerful CSD650 joins the Damen Standard series of Cutter Suction Dredgers. The addition to the range results from a buoyant demand in the market and the continuous innovation of Damen Dredging Equipment, based on years of...
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Inverlussa Leaving
The photograph shows the "Helen Burnie" leaving Macduff harbour on route to Oban, after completing trials and tests. Following a short visit to Oban and Mull the vessel will start a contract in Shetland delivering feed to fish farms. The vessel has...
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Seawork Marine Services Ltd are a well established specialist diving contractor based centrally on the south coast of the uk. Originally founded in 1991 in Romsey Hampshire, it has undertaken operations throughout the UK, Europe and as far afield as...
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East Coast Charters
East Coast Charters Ltd is a privately owned British company established in 2001. Since then, the company has built a diverse fleet of vessels. Based in Lowestoft on the East Coast, they also have successfully completed contracts as far afield as The...
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The Fibrelight 2 Escape Ladder
At this year's Seawork Show in Southampton (22-24 May, 2012) UK Based Marine safety and survival specialists, BCB Marine, will display at their stand (MS5) an escape ladder which helps a ship's crew and passengers step out to safety when things take a...
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Davit on track
Davit on a track Ned-Deck Marine has secured repeat orders for the supply of movable hydraulic A-frame pivoting davits onboard PX121 design PSV's at a leading Norwegian shipyard. In non operating conditions, the davit is located behind a wall under...
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lankhorst
Leading maritime industry publisher 'Seatrade' has named the Lankhorst Ropes A3 splice as the winner of its 'Innovation in Ship Operations' award at the prestigious 24 th Seatrade Awards held in London's Guildhall on 14 May 2012. Over 400 members of...
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Damen 700 mm trailing pipe ready to start the dredging process Low Res
Recently, a new multi-functional TSHD was launched. The hopper dredger, named "Contender" has been fitted out with Damen dredging gear. Abeko Shipping, the owner of the "Contender" chose for a refit of an existing vessel. Thus the conquest of the...
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Offshore survival kit
At this year's Seawork Show in Southampton (22-24 May, 2012) UK based Marine safety and survival specialists, BCB Marine, will unveil a survival kit which workers on offshore installations can reach for in emergency situations. BCB Marine's offshore...
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Dalby Tees Photo -Edited
Alicat Workboats of Great Yarmouth is delighted to announce the delivery of the Dalby Tees, this being the second vessel for Dalby Offshore Renewables, the first being the Dalby Humber which was delivered earlier this year. The 20 metre propeller...
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International environmental regulations for the shipping industry are being tightened and demand a reduction of the emissions of sulphur and nitrous oxides. In order to fulfill these demands, many of which come from the UN's International Maritime...
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Shelagh Jane leaves for her delivery trip
Alnmaritec, the specialist aluminium boat builder based in Northumberland, recently announced the completion of 'Shelagh Jane' a new aquaculture workboat for service on a fish farm on the West Coast of Scotland. This rugged no nonsense support...
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Alicat and Dalby Offshore Renewables handover- 14-03-2012
Following exhaustive evaluation and various sea trials, Dalby Offshore Renewables have purchased two new crew transfer vessels from Alicat Workboats of Great Yarmouth. The 20 meter propeller driven vessels are powered by twin Caterpillar C32 1319Hp...
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Wednesday, 21st March 2012
A Damen Fast Crew Supplier 1605 will be built for the first time in Ecuador by Astilleros Navales Ecuatorianos (Astinave) shipyard. "Damen will do everything in its power to ensure that Astinave can accomplish this tight deadline," said Ezequiel...
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Tuesday, 6th March 2012
From the first Alicat appearing at Seaworks 2010, Alicat Workboats have gone from strength to strength with boat number 9 nearing completion and boat 14 going into production. The state of the art luxury crew transfer vessel produced by Alicat...
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Ocean Wind 5 on Trials
Tuesday, 6th March 2012
Alnmaritec recently successfully launched a new multi purpose offshore windfarm support vessel. 'Ocean Wind 5' is a variant of the extremely popular Wave Commander class from Alnmaritec. She measures 16m x 7m and is fitted with twin Scania DI16...
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Buccaneer Anti-piracy
Thursday, 23rd February 2012
During a visit of the headquarters of survival equipment specialists, BCB International Ltd, the President of the Liberal Democrats, Tim Farron MP, and the Shadow Minister for Enterprise, Transport, Europe and Business, Eluned Parrott AM were briefed...
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120213 - Dutch National Museum of Dredging - Frank Koppelaar + Volunteers-LoRes
Last week, the volunteers of the Dutch National Museum of Dredging were presented with a supply of Damen fleece vests to support the outdoor-activities of the Museum. The Dutch National Museum of Dredging (Sliedrecht) is unique and exhibits a...
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Marine safety experts have renewed their call for World Leaders to reconsider the use of armed guards onboard commercial ships following the tragic shooting of Indian fishermen by Italian Marines. Last week Italian Marines guarding the oil tanker, the...
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The DMD 4020 bound for the Port of Djibouti
Wednesday, 22nd February 2012
Damen Shipyards takes great pleasure in the fact that a Damen Modular Dock (DMD) 4020 is being constructed for - and will be delivered to - Djibouti. Djibouti's busy port is one of the most important gateways to the African continent and is...
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Wednesday, 15th February 2012
Britain's largest Ringnetter has been launched.Built by Buccaneer Boats in Cornwall for Westcountry firm Ocean Fish, the vessel has engines, sterngear, steering, bow and stern thruster and sea water pumps supplied by Devon based WaterMota. Asthore is...
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Sir Frank Chapman
The chief executive of BG Group, Sir Frank Chapman, has been announced as a keynote speaker at Gastech, as part of a global and region-specific leadership panel discussion, encompassing the international gas community. Gastech has also received the...
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Docking, North Norfolk: Ginny Louise, Tidal Transit's innovative work boat, has won its first contract from Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Ltd (GGOWL), the partnership between SSE and RWE npower renewables which is developing the 140-turbine Greater...
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After initial statements that the COSTA CONCORDIA would be out of service for at least the remainder of this year, the focus now has shifted to finding a salvage company that can remove the wrecked 114,147 gross ton cruise ship from the rocks of...
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Smit Owaijah II at speed on trials
Thursday, 9th February 2012
Alnmaritec, the specialist aluminium boat builder based in Northumberland, recently announced the completion of 'Smit Owaijah II' a new high speed patrol boat for port security patrol duties in the Arabian Gulf. The boat with an overall...
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MWH's newly developed crystal-coated valve cones
Simplex-Turbulo, agents for Märkisches Werk (MWH), are now able to actively promote a very interesting new product which extends the life of cylinder head valves. High combustion temperatures in engines operating on HFO combined with fuel...
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Putting their seamanship training to the test onboard the
Six offshore wind trainees got their first hands-on experience of seamanship and navigation skills onboard the 33 foot yacht "Fairtide" earlier this month as a culmination of a four-day course at Plymouth University's School of Marine Science and...
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The VOSTA LMG – Karnafuly joint venture consortium ltd. delivered three high quality Cutter Suction Dredgers 450 to Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA). On Wednesday the 18th of January the vessels were inaugurated by the Prime...
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One of the Arttawi sisters on trials
Thursday, 19th January 2012
Late last year two unusual vessels from Alnmaritec arrived in Iraq on their way to serve in Basrah. The two sisters, Arttawi I & II are modified Wave Worker class boats designed for oil spill protection duties at a busy oil terminal. The boats are...
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Multigauge 4000m ROV Gauge
Dorchester based, Tritex NDT Ltd have upgraded their Multigauge 4000 Series ROV Thickness Gauges for mounting onto most work class ROV's. The range includes the Multigauge 4100 and Multigauge 4400 which are for use in depths of 1000m and 4000m...
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Monday, 16th January 2012
The countdown is on for the world's leading maritime exhibition – the 25th shipbuilding, machinery & marine technology, international trade fair hamburg, which will be fully booked again this year. "We are already better placed than at the...
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CSD500 along quay during trials dec 2011
In the last week of 2011, Damen Dredging Equipment delivered, as the very last cutter suction dredger of the year, the CSD500 "Conchas". Its owner, the UK based company Marina and Ports Services, ordered the dredger mid October. In a mere 2 months the...
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Wednesday, 11th January 2012
The stranded containership Rena broke in two on the Astrolabe Reef off New Zealand at the weekend, more than three months after running aground in calm conditions on 5 October. Up to 300 containers fell into the sea. Most of these sank but a number of...
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The Austal Tri Swath 24
Building on its initial success in the renewable energy market, Austal has confirmed a contract for a fourth wind farm support vessel for Turbine Transfers Limited. The order is the first for a new Austal design which will enable safer and more...
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