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  • 12 March 2014

    When asked what MARIN is doing as a maritime research institute, I always say: ”We are trying to make ships cleaner, safer and smarter.” We are not just developing knowledge because this is interesting. No, all this knowledge should be focused on these objectives. So we are trying to bridge the gap between knowledge and […]

  • 14 November 2018

    “A certain gap needs to be filled between fossil fuels and cleaner energy. There we see a big role for gas”, says Royal IHC’s Area Sales Manager Europe, Daan Uiterwaal regarding the energy transition and the sift the companies sees in the market.

  • 11 April 2006

    As the trade winds continue to breathe life into what once looked like the dying embers of the ABN AMRO TWO challenge, the youngsters

  • 18 April 2012

    Fresh water is essential on board of ships. It is needed for drinking purposes, but also for washing or the use of technical devices. Of course, a ship can decide to work with bunker ships to get their fresh water on board, but this solution has many disadvantages: it is expensive, time consuming and the […]

  • 17 March 2020

    iXblue has launched a new USBL system for accurate location, positioning and tracking of subsea assets. Latest addition in iXblue’s new USBL product range, the new Gaps M5 joins the Gaps M7. Gaps M5 integrates an Attitude and Heading Reference System based on iXblue FOG technology for heading roll and pitch compensation and a true […]

  • 6 July 2017

    Timor-Leste’s national oil company Timor Gap has said that the country’s offshore areas could hold “world-class” oil and gas resources. The company has received encouraging interpretation of its 2016 Crocodile seismic survey carried out by BGP Prospector, a 12 streamer seismic vessel over the PSC TL-SO-15-01 block. The PSC block is located approximately 50km southeast of Timor’s […]

  • 16 May 2014

    RenewableUK (RUK) says a new report which warns that UK’s reserves of oil, coal and gas will run out in just over five years shows the need for investment in wind, wave and tidal energy to fill the gap. Researchers at the Global Sustainability Institute at Anglia Ruskin University found the UK has 5.2 years […]

  • 15 March 2019

    The French General Directorate of Armament for Technical Naval Applications (DGA/TN) has selected iXblue’s Gaps acoustic positioning system for its Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) positioning and monitoring applications. “The choice of Gaps by the DGA/TN, which is the reference in France in the area of mine warfare, is a clear mark of the confidence placed […]

  • 24 April 2005

    Unions fear a skills gap could jeopardise a multi-billion pound defence order bound for the North East. Swan Hunter shipyards on the Tyne and the Tees are set to work on a

  • 21 June 2017

    Australia is focusing on the dangerous gaps in its maritime security, brought about by the Sage Sagittarius incidents, as it resumed the Senate Inquiry into Flag of Convenience (FOC) Shipping. The inquiry over national security issues was continued this week on the back of the New South Wales Coroner’s findings related to the deaths of two foreign seafarers aboard […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The development comes as a way of bridging the gaps present in international regulations for such fuels.

  • 25 April 2005

    An extra 500 workers will be needed at the Port of Felixstowe in Suffolk this year, bosses have said. The docks is set to lose around 300 workers as they reach retirement age and needs to expand but is struggling to recruit enough apprentice engineers. A port spokesperson says young people are being encouraged to […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Germany may push back the signing of the long-announced Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada, as it calls for the removal of investor protection clause from the deal’s text. Sigmar Gabriel, leader of the centre-left SPD in Germany, noted yesterday while speaking before the German Parliament that “the chapter regarding investment […]

  • 7 June 2017

    In order to avoid incidents in the towage sector, further development and implementation of good practice guidelines and competence standards for port, coastal and ship-assist operations is needed. The National Workboat Association (NWA) said that operators must be proactive in supporting the introduction of specialist qualifications to demonstrate competence, and making sure that Tug Masters have undertaken […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Gap Explosive Ordnance Detection (EOD) has invented the technology for Dutch dredging giant Boskalis to find the unexploded munitions from WWII in the Borssele Wind Farm Zone in the North Sea. The project is part of a multi-million dollar deal between Fugro and Boskalis for the Dutch transmissions systems operator TenneT. It includes survey work […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Project & Tenders, Storage, Technology

    In October, Australian company Gap Explosive Ordnance Detection (EOD) will deliver a new system for detection of unexploded ordnance (UXO) to Boskalis, recently contracted together with Fugro to survey and identify UXO along the cable routes for the planned grid connection between TenneT’s two offshore platforms and its high-voltage substation onshore.

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    iXBlue has launched the next generation of its underwater global acoustic positioning system, designated GAPS-NG. GAPS-NG, like its predecessor GAPS, is a truly portable and precalibrated ultra-short baseline positioning system (USBL) that incorporates INS and GPS technologies. GAPS is designed to work in demanding environments, notably acoustically challenging and/or extremely shallow waters, where other systems […]

  • 2 May 2011

    SCOTLAND must embrace renewables as there is no alternative to new forms of energy generation, given the world’s dwindling reserves of… By Erikka Askeland (scotsman) [mappress] Source: scotsman, May 02, 2011;

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following the bankruptcy of South Korea’s container carrier Hanjin Shipping, the proposed carrier grouping THE Alliance is left at a size disadvantage to both its future rivals, according to shipping consultancy Drewry. Even before Hanjin Shipping filed for bankruptcy protection the industry was preparing itself for big changes to the make-up of the major shipping […]

  • 5 December 2013

    While the Turkish shipbuilding industry has closed the gap on the world’s top shipbuilding nations over the past decade, a shaky global economy has weakened the entire industry in recent years. Hamburg Messe spoke with Murat Kiran, the President of the Association of the Turkish Shipbuilding Industry, GISBIR (Türkiye Gemi İnşa Sanayicileri Birliği), about the upturn […]

  • 8 September 2014

    The LNG supply chain is not evenly covered by existing regulations in the U.S., according to a recent study issued by the Maritime Administration (MARAD). The study examines the options for liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering and the necessary infrastructure, safety, regulatory, and training factors of each in supplying LNG to ships as a propulsion […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Italy’s RINA Services has been awarded a contract to provide design review and third party certification services for a USD 1.5 billion Turkmenbashi International Port, currently being built by Turkey’s Gap Insaat on the Caspian Sea coast of Turkmenistan. The port complex is due for completion in 2017 and will include four terminals, road and rail links, and […]