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Solasafe Screens for UAE Offshore Project
13 January 2022

Solasafe Screens for UAE Offshore Project

South Shields based Solar Solve Marine recently dispatched a consignment its Type Approved, SOLASAFE anti-glare roller sunscreens to customers in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates.

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6 January 2022

A legend leaves OceanWise

In December OceanWise said a huge fond farewell to a legend of the industry: John Pepper who took the final leap to retirement and stepped down from his post as OceanWise Chairman.

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5 January 2022

Solar Solve Wins More Orders from US Navy

In October, South Shields based Solar Solve Marine dispatched consignments of its American Bureau of Shipping Type Approved, SOLASOLV anti-glare roller sunscreens to two US naval vessels.

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21 December 2021

Maritime Operating Concept Industry Engagement Event

The MOD has issued a public notice for a face to face event which is an ‘introduction for Industry to the new Maritime Operating Concept key themes’. The event will be held on 28th January at ‘Action Stations’ in Portsmouth Dockyard.

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15 December 2021

LISST suspended particle size and concentration Systems for Rothamsted

Sequoia Scientific, Inc. has built and shipped 3 LISST-200X packages to be deployed by Rothamsted Research. Planet Ocean, the Distributor for Sequoia in the UK has worked closely with the end user staff to meet their technical and delivery needs.

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14 December 2021

“We’re going to need a bigger Navy”

A House of Commons Defence Committee Report on their inquiry into The Navy: Purpose and Procurement, has concluded that the number of major surface combatants in the Royal Navy will need to double to cope with the more complex threat and changing nature of warfare.

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9 December 2021

SEA-KIT strengthens fleet with new 12m USV to meet expected 2022 market demand

SEA-KIT International, an award-winning pioneer in the Uncrewed Surface Vessel sector, has announced plans to build another of its X-class, 12m USVs as a fleet vessel for launch in 2022. This build, the sixth X-class to be constructed at the company’s Essex base, will pave the way for the company to meet increased market demand for unmanned vessels and to penetrate new sectors of the global maritime industry.

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6 December 2021

HM Treasury Budget 2021 – Super-deduction

For expenditure incurred from 1 April 2021 until the end of March 2023, companies can claim 130% capital allowances on qualifying plant and machinery investments.

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30 November 2021

How can the Natural Environment Research Council help you tackle sustainable maritime challenges?

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) is the UK's leading public funder of environmental science.

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26 November 2021

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) Modern Slavery Statement

Following the publication of the first UK Government Modern Slavery Statement in March 2020, the MOD has on 25th November 2021 published its first annual departmental Modern Slavery Statement. The statement provides more granular detail about the actions the department has taken during the financial year to tackle modern slavery in MOD operations and supply chains, and allows the public to see how the MOD are implementing anti-slavery policies, mitigating risks and tracking progress.

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Marine Autonomy Challenge (MAChallenge)

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