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News & Reviews For The Marine Industry

Showing News Items from January 2018

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Dales Marine has 5 dry docks in Scotland, 3 on the east coast and 2 on the west coast. They range from 112m long to 200m long and can take up to (max.) 21.3m wide vessels. Try our dry dock calculator on our website to see where your vessels can...
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Shipbuilders and marine engineers Cammell Laird recently won the £150m contract to build the Sir David Attenborough polar research vessel against fierce international competition. When it came to alignment of the ships propeller shafts to the...
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Damen Maaskant Shipyards Stellendam has secured another contract to build a twin-rig fly shooting fishing trawler; this time for brothers Rense and Johannes de Boer. This is Damen Maaskant's second fishing trawler contract in as many months, following...
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Dredging Africa (Pty) Ltd has signed a contract with Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) for the delivery of a Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 250. Due to Damen's policy of series building standardised vessels, the CSD was in stock and available for fast...
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Tuesday, 23rd January 2018
Still going strong and looking to the future, Midlands based manufacturing company B Hepworth & Co Ltd is celebrating its 150 years anniversary in 2018. B Hepworth & Co Ltd was founded in 1868 by Mr Benjamin Hepworth, originally as a...
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Workboats' modular design enables easy transportation to oil sands project in northern Canada Recently, at the New Orleans Workboat Festival in the United States, Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with Canada-based Group Ocean for the...
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Naming and launching of DC ORISANT (c)Royal IHC
Royal IHC successfully named and launched the multi-purpose 5,450m3 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) DC ORISANT, for a joint venture between Den Herder (Reimerswaal Dredging) and Group de Cloedt. The ceremony took place on 11 January at IHC's...
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Digital Ship is excited to return to Singapore, with the next in our series of Cyber Resilience Forums, taking place during APM on 15 March 2018. Cyber security is high on our agenda with ever-increasing threats being proven to disrupt business...
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French flag vessel to carry out harbour towing work in French Guiana On 9th January, Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld delivered an ASD Tug 2310 SD (shallow draught), named Papillon, to De Boer Remorquage SARL, a subsidiary company of Dutch Dredging...
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Given the speed of change in the maritime market, it's no longer enough to look just one year, or even five years, ahead. There is a fundamental shift taking place, with shipping now facing a new landscape, thanks to the Fourth Industrial Revolution,...
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ASAP Fareham-Branch 2018
Monday, 15th January 2018
ASAP are one of the UK's largest suppliers of marine components and equipment. Since the acquisition of ASAP Supplies by Arleigh International in June 2017, and the resources available from the UK holding company Euro Car Parts, ASAP Supplies have...
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Homeland Integrated Offshore Services Ltd (Homeland) of Lagos, Nigeria, has taken delivery of another Damen 3307 Patrol Vessel for operations in the offshore oil fields in the Gulf of Guinea. This takes the total delivered vessels/Guardians since the...
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Landau UK are delighted to be launching the new 'Lifecord' during London Boat Show 10th – 14th January 2018. The official press launch will be held at 11am on Wednesday 10th January on the Landau UK Stand LB076 at the London Boat Show. There...
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NEXT GEN Marine Power & Propulsion Conference -  Wave & Logo with Southampton & Date
Southampton - 18 & 19 April 2018 All sectors are invited to participate in this unique event that focuses on viable energy solutions for sub IMO / sub 24 metre vessels. As most new power and propulsion technology is proving to be scalable this...
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MAN OVERBOARD Prevention & Recovery Workshop 2018 - Wave & Logo with Southampton & Date
17 April 2018 Southampton UK MAN OVERBOARD Prevention & Recovery Workshop aims to reduce the risk caused by people falling in the water on vessels of all sizes. Fast moving sessions highlight the hard lessons learned from recent fatalities. Viable...
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Dynamic Positioning enabled vessels such as PSV (Platform Support Vessels), OSV (Offshore Support Vessel), DSV (Diving Support Vessel), Ocean Research Vessels or any other type of vessel that require the ability to retain station and maintain bow...
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Two years after its previous visit the Lelie C, owned by Cebo Marine, has left Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf (Oranjewerf) following a full maintenance programme and a significant upgrade to its cement carrying capacity. The three-week stopover...
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Lancashire-based Northern Diver, known for its range of specialist drysuits and diving equipment, has added several new lines to its range of products for commercial diving and offshore industries, including SOLAS approved equipment. The firm already...
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We are very pleased to announce that NERO have been appointed the official UK distributor for FD-Lok. FD-Lok is a leading manufacturer of twin ferrule compression, pipe fittings, high pressure ball valves, instrumentation fittings and various high and...
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