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  • 6 February 2006

    Since the late 1880s, the behemoth ships carrying the world’s cargo from port to port also have toted a load that is unseen – giant, boat-steadying tanks of ballast water. The seawater is sucked in at one port, carried to another and pumped out when it’s no longer needed.

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and their colleagues have created a new map of the world’s seafloor, creating a much more vivid picture of the structures that make up the deepest, least-explored parts of the ocean. Thousands of previously uncharted mountains rising from the seafloor and new clues about […]

  • 27 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Triggered by a desire to introduce innovative solutions aimed at facilitating work and anticipating potential dangers to the environment, General Electric (GE), an American multinational conglomerate corporation, is working on implementing the known technology and knowledge in segments never considered before. Namely, GE is working out a way to incorporate X-ray technology, widely used for […]

  • 7 December 2018

    Small and mid-size shipping companies are invited to apply to have their entire container fleet digitalized.

  • 16 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    According to, a new subsea survey of Scapa Flow shows that this area is a shipwreck graveyard. The new subsea survey has mapped 18 sites revealing previously unseen detail of wreckage from the two World Wars. Historic Scotland commissioned Wessex Archaeology who, in partnership with Netsurvey, carried out the survey over a period of […]

  • 28 August 2015

    Impact Subsea announces the launch of ISA500 – a 500kHz underwater altimeter which provides heading, pitch and roll. With 120 meter (394 feet) altitude range measurement capability, ISA500 also provides heading, pitch and roll readings suitable for basic AUV/ROV navigation or to monitor underwater equipment deployment, the company informed. Under 11cm (4.3”) in length, 4.5cm (1.8”) width […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Norway-based shipbuilder Vard Holdings Limited (VARD) has secured a contract for the design and construction of an expedition cruise vessel for Australia’s cruise operator Coral Expeditions. Developed by Vard Design in close cooperation with the owner, the vessel is specially designed for small ship expedition cruises to remote and exotic destinations in the regions of […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    ICE East Midlands Civil Engineering Merit Awards 2017 took place at the Belfry in Nottingham on 9 June. Thirty-two projects from five East Midlands’ counties, as well as projects located in the South West and South East, competed for recognition at these prestigious awards. Ray Dickinson, ICE East Midlands Chair 2016-17 said: “This annual event […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Edinburgh-based tidal energy developer Atlantis Resources has formally launched its bond offer through the Abundance Investment platform.

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Responding to the latest cyber security queries, Danish shipping conglomerate Maersk reassured that no data had been lost due to the cyber attack. “While our operations and communications have been significantly affected by this virus attack, no data breach or data loss to third-parties is known to have occurred as of this date,” Maersk said […]

  • 24 June 2016

    Slowing growth in the size of the shipping fleet is to reduce te shortage of officers from 20,900 at the end of  2015 to 7,700 by the end of 2020, according to the Manning report published by shipping consultancy Drewry.  The global fleet – encompassing all sectors except the non-cargo carrying ship types such as […]

  • 8 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    HMS Echo used her sophisticated sonar equipment to map unseen wrecks, reefs and rocks off the Libyan coast and make navigation less hazardous. Significant discoveries included a number of uncharted wrecks in shipping lanes which could have posed a danger to vessels. The operation was the ship’s second visit to Libya following a successful trip […]

  • 21 June 2013

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after writing a letter to United States Secretary of State John Kerry encouraging him to address energy trade, specifically liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports, ahead of the Secretary’s visit to India next week: “Growth in international trade from the United States continues to […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    June 25th marks the third international Day of the Seafarer, an official United Nations observance day. This year, IMO is celebrating the occasion with a social media campaign calling on all supply chain partners, including those beyond the maritime sector, to help highlight the sheer diversity and scale of products used in everyday life that […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Chinese ports are encountering major congestion brought on by bad weather, the restructuring of alliance networks, ever bigger ships and shippers’ eagerness to move cargo ahead of planned rate increases, according to shipping consultancy Drewry. Another factor is simply that they are struggling under the weight of extra business. China’s top 10 ports collectively experienced a […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Equipment, Safety, Technology, Vessels

    Subsea technology specialist Sonardyne has introduced new Vigilant forward looking sonar (FLS) for naval, commercial, passenger and private vessels. Vigilant FLS provides 3D bathymetry out to 600 metres and automated warnings of unseen collision hazards on and beneath the waterline out to 1.5 kilometres. Vigilant is suitable for vessels of all sizes and types; expedition […]

  • 29 December 2013

      1.VIDEO: Kongsberg Maritime Plunges into Subsea Exploration Through history, the human race has managed to gather an in-depth knowledge of the ways of the world, however two thirds of our planet remain a mystery, namely the world beneath the sea surface. 2. UK: Contract Assigned for BT’s Biggest Subsea Engineering Project BT Group, UK-based […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Moray East has completed offshore piling works on its 950MW offshore wind farm which is under construction in the Moray Firth off the North East coast of Scotland.  Work to install the pin piles in the seabed started in May of last year, using the jack-up installation vessel ‘Apollo’ which worked out of Cromarty Firth […]

  • 8 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Maersk Oil has embarked on a 5-year joint research project with the University of Copenhagen’s Department of Geography and Geology (DGG) entailing an unprecedented level of collaboration and data sharing to deepen its understanding of chalk reservoirs in the Danish North Sea. Maersk Oil will mentor several PhD students for up to half a year […]

  • 28 February 2020

    Offshore piling works have been completed on the Moray East wind farm in the Moray Firth off the North East coast of Scotland, the developers of the 950MW project said. Work to install the pin-piles in the seabed commenced in May of last year, using DEME Offshore’s jack-up installation vessel Apollo which worked out of […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC)’s Consents and Project Officer, Caitlin Long, has been shortlisted for the ‘Academic Award’ at the Scottish Renewables (SR) Young Professionals Green Energy Awards 2017.

  • 12 May 2011

      Kyokuyo Shipyard Corporation’s “eco-friendly” Roll-on Roll-off car carrier, City of St. Petersburg, has won “The ShipPax Award 2011 for Outstanding RoRo Exterior.” ShipPax Award was launched by Swedish Publisher Shippax Information in 1999 as a means to “stimulate innovative solutions and promote noteworthy design features on newly-delivered ferries, RoRo and cruise vessels” and may […]