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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...

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Debmarine Namibia to invest US$ 468 Million in world’s first custom-built diamond recovery vessel

Canada

Debmarine announced that, new vessel will represent the largest ever investment in the history of marine diamond recovery. Debmarine Namibia added that, its Board of Directors have approved the...

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Hamburg Süd Welcomes Mexico Reefer Vessel

Mexico

Maersk-owned carrier Hamburg Süd has announced the naming of its newest container vessel, introducing the “Polar Mexico” at the Port of Veracruz.Hamburg Süd has been active in Mexico for...

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Dredge Pumps Market: Major Trends, Analysis and Outlook 2019- KSB, Dragflow, Metso, Weir Group

Global Dredge Pumps Market report covers the segmentation arena, market secrets and regional retreats, size, share, growth analysis, trends and plans of the industry.Industry Review of International...

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Newly-Built Tshd Doing The Portuguese Proud

Portugal

Recently the Jose Duarte started its first mining job in Lisbon. The trailing suction hopper dredger has been built in Portugal for a Portuguese dredging company, to a Spanish design and using Dutch...

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Merré Shipyard Delivers SEEM 16-640ST Dredge

Switzerland

The stationary dredge SEEM 16-640ST, a steel hulled and aluminum superstructure named Milady, was launched at Merré shipyard. It was built for the Services Industriels de Genève, based in...