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Showing News Items from June 2017

From 13th-15th June 2017 Mayflower Park in Southampton became the hub for the largest commercial marine and workboat exhibition in Europe for its 20th year showcase. Throughout all these 20 years, Seaplant has been working tirelessly alongside...
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Mainprize Offshore Ltd has achieved 1000 vessel days free of LTI (lost time incident)while providing services for end client Dong Energy. Mainprize Offshore Ltd are providing guard vessels direct to Dong Energy and indirect through their sub...
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Once again, Maritime Progress has researched and produced a poster which has much bearing on a sector of the industry with which many of their customers will be familiar. Our poster is based on the guidelines for safe operations on vehicle decks as...
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Wednesday, 28th June 2017
JFC Marine with over 30 years' experience manufacturing innovative plastic products, manufacture and supply a complete range of precision engineered navigation buoys complete with Atons systems. We offer an extensive range of aids to navigation...
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NI Water has awarded a major new £3.25 million contract to local Duncrue - based firm Heyn Engineering. Heyn will be supplying and maintaining essential safety and maintenance equipment to NI Water over potentially the next six years. As NI...
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Casper Vermeulen gets Lifetime Achievement Award (1)_lowres
Casper Vermeulen, who is retiring as UK Sales Manager for the Damen Shipyards Group, was last week presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Seawork International commercial marine and workboat exhibition held in Southampton, UK. The...
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Tuesday, 13th June 2017
The fruit of a ground-breaking WFSV build partnership between Aluminium Marine Consultants (AMC) and Mainprize Offshore Ltd will be on the quayside (berth VB32) at Seawork International this year. With unique features such as a dedicated three-point...
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RoRo Ferry Castella_lowres 1
Damen Oskarshamnsvarvet has won a contract for the refit and repair works of a Swedish ferry from Trafikverket (the Swedish Transport Administration). Awarded after a public tender process, the contract refers to the Castella, a 77-metre long Ro-Ro...
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Valeport has reported a surge in sales of tide gauge equipment in its most recent quarter. The UK's leading manufacturer of oceanographic, hydrographic and hydrometric instrumentation said that sales of tide gauge equipment rose 22% over the same...
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Road Ferry for Gambia (1)
Damen has delivered a road ferry to a client in the Gambia more than a month ahead of schedule. The ferry was built entirely in the Netherlands to a very tight deadline, with the hull constructed in just 70 days at Damen's subsidiary Niron Staal in...
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Stena Scotia - artist impressions
Cuts time spent in dock from weeks to days Damen Green Solutions (DGS) in partnership with Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) and AEC, the scrubber supplier, is trialling a new technique for retrofitting scrubbers. Designated the Modular...
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Melbourne, Australian based company Hoisting Equipment Specialist (Vic) Pty Ltd (HES) recently installed two monorail crane systems at an electrical substation before utilising a 3.25t capacity wireless load shackle from Straightpoint to complete...
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For thirty years, iXblue has pioneered inertial navigation, subsea acoustics, geophysics and shipbuilding. iXblue technology is at work everywhere, from the ocean depths – 11,000 meters under the sea – to outer space – some 1.5...
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SOR arring at Rathlin Island
Arklow Marine Services, North Quay, Arklow have recently delivered the new impressive 27m "Spirit of Rathlin" which has been designed to replace the existing "Canna" and is to operate between Ballycastle & Rathlin Island off...
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To promote their latest product, Ravestein decided to bring their widely discussed Skylift to Seawork, to demonstrate to the world how it works. A lot of times we are on an exhibition with our scale model and photo's, people still don't believe the...
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