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IMO Dynamic Positioning Guidelines Accessible from IMCA Website

Now that IMO has published the update (MSC/Circ.1580), IMCA has consolidated the guidance into document 245 IMO which is quickly and easily accessible on the IMCA website, tog... (read more)

Free Online Dredge Project Calculator

Dredge projects are tendered around the globe on a daily basis. Consequently, dredging contractors have to make new calculations, involving various production parameters, when... (read more)

Positioning Technology Selected for RRS ‘Sir David Attenborough’

Sonardyne International Ltd, UK, has been awarded the contract to supply Britain’s new polar research vessel, RRS Sir David Attenborough, with subsea acoustic tracking a... (read more)

IMCA Publishes ROV Personnel and Vehicle Statistics

The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA, UK) has long collected information, both on personnel working on remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and also on the type... (read more)

Newton Labs’ Underwater Laser Scanners with Two Scanning Modes

Newton Labs' M series of underwater laser scanners can be utilised for area scans or as a fixed-line scanner coupled to an IMU/DVL for long-distance scans such as pipelines an... (read more)

Van Oord to Construct Deutsche Bucht Offshore Wind Farm

Subsequent to the announcement that Northland Power’s 252MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm has reached financial close, Van Oord has confirmed that it is contracted f... (read more)

Final Call for Speakers for OI2018

Oceanology International 2018, taking place from 13-15 March 2018 in the ExCeL Centre, London, UK, has issued a public call for abstracts by Friday 15 September 2017 for the o... (read more)

Marine Research Vessel 'Aranda' to be Refurbished

The almost-30-year-old 'Aranda' will undergo a renovation at the Rauma Marine Constructions (RMC) shipyard in Rauma, Finland. The modifications will involve a seven-metre exte... (read more)

UKHO Ensures Safe Arrival of Aircraft Carrier into Portsmouth

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) supported the safe arrival of HMS 'Queen Elizabeth' into Portsmouth on 16 August 2017 by providing specialist marine geospatial a... (read more)
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Klas Lackschewitz Becomes ERVO Group Chairman

Dr Klas Lackschewitz recently took the chair of the European Research Vessel Operators (ERVO) Group.... (read more)

Aquabotix Appoints Chief Development Officer

Aquabotix Technology has appointed Ted Curley as chief development officer. He will be adding deep i... (read more)

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