Commercial Marine News

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17 November 2022

The Energy Efficiency Event – from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency

The MCA Energy Efficiency Technology Showcase event will provide insights on the technology available now to help ship owners and operators reduce energy usage, and in turn reduce OPEX and emissions. The measures we’ll be discussing have the potential to help meet new EEXI regulations, could be retrofitted or used for new tonnage and all have an estimated return on investment time of less than five years and target savings of between 3% - 20%.

16 November 2022

Team Resolute Announced as Fleet Solid Support Bid Winners

The Society of Maritime Industries congratulates its members BMT Group and Harland & Wolff on the announcement of the preferred bidder for the Fleet Solid Support Programme as Team Resolute.

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16 November 2022

Cruise Ship Celebrity Infinity Orders SOLASOLV® Sunscreens

Solar Solve Marine has received an order from an Italian marine equipment company to supply SOLASOLV® anti-glare roller screens to the cruise ship M/V Celebrity Infinity.

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15 November 2022

Valeport appoints new Innovation and Product Manager

Leading manufacturer of oceanographic and hydrographic instrumentation, Valeport, has appointed Iain Slade as Innovation and Product Manager. Iain comes from a position as a Surveyor and Hydrographic Training Programme Manager at Fugro and Fugro Academy.

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10 November 2022

Zero Emission Hydrogen USV Design Wins CMDC Round 2 Funding

SEA-KIT International has secured funding through Round 2 of the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC) to design a hydrogen powered, zero emission Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV).

9 November 2022

Dr Katrina Thompson Appointed Programme Director at Artemis Technologies

Dr Katrina Thompson has been appointed to the position of Programme Director at leading high-performance maritime design and applied technologies company Artemis Technologies.

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8 November 2022

SeaBot Maritime Receives UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) Voluntary Recognition for Pioneering MASS Remote Operator Training

The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has announced that SeaBot Maritime, an award-winning training provider, has received MCA voluntary recognition for its pioneering Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) Remote Operator Training.

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7 November 2022

Wescom Group Make Acquisition of Marine Rescue Technologies

World-leading emergency distress signal manufacturer Wescom Group has expanded their presence in the marine survival market with an exciting acquisition.

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3 November 2022

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2 November 2022

Cammell Laird Welcomes Cruise Ship MV Borealis for Multi Million Pound Dry Docking

Cammell Laird has welcomed the first cruise ship to the facility in 25 years for a multi-million-pound programme of works. The MV Borealis is operated by Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines. The 238-meter cruise ship carries up to 1360 passengers and 600 crew.

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Marine Autonomy Challenge (MAChallenge)

This exciting challenge is open to teams of students studying at UK universities. The first phase involves a video submission and the finals take place in November this year. Each qualifying team will be provided with an industry simulator to enable them to build the autonomous behaviours required to achieve a series of challenges.

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