Product and Technical Innovation
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Deep-Sea Mining: How to Balance Need for Metals with Ecological Impacts

United States

As the industry inches closer to reality, scientists probe potential environmental harmsSlashing humanity’s reliance on fossil fuels will require billions of kilograms of metal: a single wind turbine...

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New innovative technologies for marine oil spill cleanups including Mauritius spill

World

Wall St Journal, By Eric Sylvers and Sarah McFarlaneAUG 31, 2020 - Re­cent oil spills in Russia and Mau­ri­tius have shown that the in­dus­try still needs bet­ter methods for clean­ing up...

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New Rock Anchoring Technology Takes A Leap Forward

Canada

A new rock anchoring technology developed in the marine renewables industry could have cross-over potential into aquaculture.For the past year, tidal energy technology specialist Sustainable Marine...

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How EIVA, an engineering company, with 40 years’ experience in the offshore and shallow water construction and survey industries, brought 3D clamshell software to users of Trimble’s GCS900 grade control solution for excavators

Denmark

Veit, a specialty contracting firm, found themselves in need of a more visual, 3D software solution dedicated to clamshell dredging, that would represent the clamshell’s position and progress in real...

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Weeks Marine Buys Ball Joints from Straatman for new Dredger

Recently, Straatman received an order from Weeks Marine for the engineering and production of two Pinch Ball Joints.The Pinch Ball joint is mostly used between a floating pipeline and cutter suction...

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Challenging Operations affect efficiency

Many vessels spend time in challenging and complex environments, or are deployed in difficult operational profiles, where hull fouling can have a marked impact on efficiency and raise fuel costs....

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A new robot may help keep ships’ bottoms clean

It stops shellfish and seaweed from growingALL SHIPS suffer from fouling: the build-up below the waterline of shellfish, seaweeds and other organisms. This causes drag, which slows the affected...

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McKeil Marine Buys 5th Ship in 13 Months

Canada

Canada’s marine services provider McKeil Marine Limited has purchased the Adfines Sea, an intermediate-sized ice class 1A product tanker.As informed, the tanker has been renamed the Northern Spirit...

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Learn about Arc Surveying & Mapping Inc’s State of the Art BIM, 3D Visualization & Augmented Reality for your next project.

FL, United States

Facility Management Models Visualize your facility in its real-world context. Collaborate with the...

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Seiche launches cutting-edge acoustic monitoring technology for Maritime Signature and Environmental Sectors at Oi2020

Hydraq QQ1000 to be launched at Oi2020Designed for improved acoustic metrologyMeasures anthropogenic and environmental noise over a wide bandwidthProvides sensor depth and orientation...

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BC Ferries Orders Its 6th LNG-Fueled Ship

Canada

Canadian ferry operator BC Ferries has returned to Polish shipbuilder Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. with a contract to build an additional liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fueled vessel scheduled to go...

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ITB Christens New Tug Island Regent

Canada

Canada's Island Tug and Barge (ITB) christened the second of two new ATB tugs, the Island Regent, at its headquarters in Burnaby.The Island Regent was designed by acclaimed Robert Allan Ltd. naval...

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MEOP-SMS: a new database for submesoscale-resolving CTD data

Argentina

It is with great excitement that we are finally able to present you a brand new MEOP product, the MEOP-SMS database.The MEOP-SMS database is a collection of CTD data gathered with CTD-SRDLs attached...