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  • 22 March 2007

    With racing for Valencia Louis Vuitton Act 13 just 11 days away, teams are busy training and testing and perhaps most importantly, measuring in. Measurement is a critical part of America’s Cup racing, as it ensures the boats are ‘in class’, and thus that racing is fair.

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A 2.5-ton capacity SP Radiolink plus load cell is being used to measure tension on a line stretching across a lagoon, upon which a dredge travels at a biosolids management facility, part of the City of Eugene Waste Water Dept., in Oregon, USA. The RLP was added to inventory at the start of the latest […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Researchers in the WAMSI Dredging Science Node are developing new automated scientific instruments to measure sediment deposition in the field with prototypes deployed and tested. Sediment deposition and subsequent smothering of marine habitats such as corals and seagrasses is one of the mechanisms by which dredging can impact on the environment. This pressure parameter is […]

  • 18 February 2014

    In order to tackle overcapacity in affected industries and pursue growth, China’s Industry and Information Technology Ministry (MIIT) has released new measures for its ailing sectors. China will ban new projects in steel, cement, electrolytic aluminum, flat glass and shipbuilding industries before 2017, while gradually eliminating existing projects that were found to be below standards, MIIT […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Energinet has issued a tender seeking floating LiDAR measurement services for the Thor offshore wind project in the Danish North Sea. The tender seeks a floating LiDAR to be deployed at the project site more than 20km west of the coast of Jutland to measure wind speed and direction. Additionally, a third-party technical note on the expected […]

  • 12 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Subsea services player DeepOcean has published guidelines and mitigating actions to safeguard its employees against the spread of COVID-19. The guidelines and mitigating actions enforced by the company are in line with the World Health Organisation’s recommendations and developed in collaboration with International SOS. DeepOcean is monitoring the Novel Coronavirus development closely and has created […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Energinet has issued a tender seeking floating LiDAR measurement services for the Thor offshore wind project in the Danish North Sea. The tender seeks a floating LiDAR to be deployed at the project site more than 20km west of the coast of Jutland to measure wind speed and direction. Additionally, a third-party technical note on the expected […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Driven by the decrease in new shipbuilding orders, the South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (DSME) said that it plans to undertake a KRW 2.5 trillion (USD 2.1 billion) self-rescue plan during 2017, according to Yonhap News Agency. Larger than last year’s KRW 1.6 trillion plan, the new measures would include further decrease in its workforce […]

  • 21 August 2014

    The global cost of piracy, including the cost of piracy off eastern Africa, remains uncertain, with existing assessments providing divergent estimates and conclusions. Studies carried out by RAND Institute and the IMB have estimated piracy costs to range between US$1 and US$16 billion per year, according to the latest UNCTAD report on maritime piracy. The […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Scientists at APEM have developed a new technique for measuring the height of birds in flight expected to ease concerns about the potential dangers of wind turbines for birds and lead to improved outcomes for developers of offshore wind farms.

  • 8 February 2016

    UK-based global trade union Nautilus International has joined the Royal Association of Dutch Shipowners and 14 other organisations from the maritime cluster to urge Dutch MPs to give the long-awaited go-ahead to the carriage of private armed guards on Dutch-flagged ships. In an open letter to the Parliament, the organisations warn that the continuing failure […]

  • 17 June 2013

    The Benue Government on Sunday said it had adopted measures against mitigating the effects of flooding in the state. The Director of Environment, Mr Daniel Iorshagher said that the state had adopted palliative measures of clearing all drains across the state to allow easy flow of storm water. Iorshagher said the state government had also […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Simon Harris, Fine Gael TD for Wicklow and Minister for the Office of Public Works (OPW), has announced details of a €430 million 6 year program of capital investment on flood defense measures as part of the Governments overall Capital Investment Plan 2016–2021. This program will build on the very significant investment that has already […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has launched a new UK-funded satellite – TechDemoSat-1 – that provides a valuable opportunity for in-orbit validation of new instruments to monitor the Earth from space.   Among eight demonstration instruments, TechDemoSat-1 carries a Sea State Payload that aims to measure ocean winds with reflected signals of opportunity from Global Navigation […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABS, a leading provider of maritime classification services, has released the ABS Ship Energy Efficiency Measures Advisory to provide guidance on the wide range of options available to improve vessel efficiency, reduce fuel consumption and lower emissions. The Advisory assists owners, operators and other stakeholders in conducting the techno-economic analysis needed to meet the challenges […]

  • 10 April 2020

    Geoquip Marine has adopted several measures to enable the company to maintain full operational effectiveness in the face of the global Covid-19 pandemic. Geoquip Marine has seen signs of weakness in the oil and gas market at the same time as the pandemic took hold. According to the company, it is a different situation in […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands-based Pondera Consult and the Scottish Oldbaum have established a partnership dedicated to offshore and onshore wind measurements.

  • 21 May 2015

    The province of British Columbia informed it is amending the Depreciation of Industrial Improvements Regulation under the Assessment Act to allow a fixed depreciation rate regime specific to large LNG facility improvements that will help smooth provincial property tax revenues where development occurs.

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    As fuel costs and emissions’ levels come under more scrutiny, paper logbooks and noon reports are no longer the most effective means of monitoring and communicating fuel consumption and emissions data, according to NAPA, the leading software house for ship design and operations. Currently bunker fuel readings for most international vessels are taken as daily […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Minesto has hired a Berkshire-based company Applied Measurements for the supply of load cells to be used for Deep Green tidal plant.

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The RECOVER Lake Okeechobee Stage Performance Measure used to evaluate regional scenarios for the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) has been approved by the RECOVER (Restoration, Coordination & Verification) Executive Committee. RECOVER (REstoration COordination & VERification) is a multi-agency team of scientists, modelers, planners and resource specialists who organize and apply scientific and technical information […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Without increased investment in coastal adaptation, the expected annual damage caused by coastal floods in Europe could increase from €1.25 billion today to between €93 billion and €961 billion by the end of the century. Due to an increase in extreme sea levels driven by global warming, these coastal floods could impact up to 3.65 […]