• Wood Group Bags KPOC Pipeline Deal

    Wood Group Kenny (WGK) will support the Kebabangan Petroleum Operating Company (KPOC) in pipeline engineering and flow assurance engineering studies for the Kamansu East (KME) field offshore Sabah, Malaysia.

  • DH Marine eyes success with innovative technology

    The decision to expand a company’s remit and move into an unknown sector can often be problematic. But for DH Marine those initial steps 10 years ago paid off after the privately-owned company won its first major oil and gas work and then subsequent contract with BP at its Sullom Voe Terminal (SVT).

  • World’s First All-Electric Battery-Powered Ferry

    A Norwegian emission-free ferry called the Ampere was granted the esteemed “Ship of the Year” award as the SMM trade show in September 2014. The ferry is reportedly the first all-electric battery-powered car and passenger ferry in the world. The battery-powered vessel, with a comfortable capacity of 120 cars and 360 passengers operating at about 10 knots, is apparently in service 365 days per year.

  • Marine Institute Maps Atlantic Sea Bed

    A team of international scientists, led by the Marine Institute in Ireland, has completed a transatlantic sea bed mapping exercise, which has revealed previously uncharted seabed features including mountains and ridges taller than Carrauntoohil.

  • COSCO to build Wärtsilä BWMS

    Wärtsilä has signed an agreement enabling COSCO (Weihai) Shipbuilding Marine Technology Company (WECOSCO) to build its Aquarius electrochlorination (EC) ballast water management system (BWMS) under license.


Hull Cleaning, Waste Capture System Getting Readied

By MarEx 2016-02-08 22:22:20 In November 2015, the Australian Government awarded GRD Franmarine an accelerating commercialization project grant work A$1 million. Now, after more than five years of research and development, GRD - Franmarine will release the first full scale commercial hull cleaning unit in July 2016.   Development has been focussed on getting the engineering right.


Canadian Arctic Ship Disaster Featured in Game

An Arctic shipping accident has been added to the game, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege. The game, created by Ubisoft Montreal and part of the Rainbow Six tactical first-person shooter franchise, was released in December 2015 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.


Marine Technology and Services Sector Role in The ‘Blue Economy’

The ‘Marine Technology and Services Sector Role in the Blue Economy’ day-long conference at Oceanology International 2016 (OI 2016, in the ExCeL conference centre in London, UK) on 15 March 2016 will explore the latest trends in ocean observing, viewed through the lens of the ‘Blue Economy’.