Commercial Marine News

17 October 2022

HydroMAR-E project named part of the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition Round 2

A new pathway towards a low-emission and ultimately a zero-emission future in shipping has recently been opened up through the market introduction of a mono-fuel Hydrogen version of the Recuperated Split Cycle Engine

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11 October 2022

Nusrat Ghani, Minister Of State Visits Harland & Wolff (Belfast)

Harland & Wolff, the iconic multisite fabrication company with over 160 years of maritime and offshore engineering pedigree has welcomed Nusrat Ghani MP, Minster of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to its Belfast site.

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10 October 2022

The Tech Putting a Zero Carbon Maritime Future in Our Grasp

Substantial funding has been won by an impressive group of innovative firms for two projects, led by member company Ecomar Propulsion.

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10 October 2022

Kongsberg HUGIN Superior successfully integrated with SeeByte’s SeeTrack Multi-domain software

SeeByte, the global leader of smart software solutions for uncrewed maritime systems (UMS) have successfully integrated their multi-domain, command and control software with Kongsberg’s HUGIN Superior Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV).

6 October 2022

MCA launches consultation on new workboat Code

The revised Merchant Shipping (Workboats, Pilot Boats and Remotely Operated Unmanned Vessels) Regulations 2022 and accompanying Code is now going out for consultation across the industry.

5 October 2022

Official Opening of the Centre for Future Clean Mobility

Attended by SMI members Babcock and Ecomar, Helen Stephen also joined the official opening of the Centre for Future Clean Mobility (CFCM) which took place yesterday at the University of Exeter, Engineering Research Centre.

29 September 2022

NSO Industry Secondees

The National Shipbuilding Office are recruiting for up to 3 Industry Secondees. These posts are required to bring complementary skill sets to the NSO team to help deliver the joint Government and industry vision for a globally successful, innovative and sustainable shipbuilding enterprise.

28 September 2022

Seabed Conservation Project Receives Boost from Valeport

The largest seagrass restoration, education and innovation project in England, LIFE Recreation ReMEDIES, will receive support from environmental sensor manufacturer, Valeport, for the project’s final two years.

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26 September 2022

A&P Tyne Completes Multi-Million Prysmian Conversion

A&P Tyne has completed its largest conversion project in recent years with a multi-million-pound contract with Prysmian on the cable laying vessel the Ulisse.

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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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