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Approximately 80,000 tons (fully loaded) and 784 feet in length, with a beam of 164 feet – more than a third wider than most ships – Expeditionary Base Mobile (ESB) 4 is an extremely stable platform for sea base operations

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Svitzer has signed a contract with the Damen Shipyards Group for four ATD 2412 tugs as part of Svitzer’s ongoing fleet renewal programme. All four tugs are being built at Damen Song Cam Shipyard in Vietnam. Demonstrating the advantages to be gained from building vessels for stock, Damen is handing over the first two vessels just one month after contract signing.

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A new industry-led strategy was launched on Monday, 21 March by Scottish Enterprise setting out the key goals and actions required to achieve real-term growth for the aerospace, defence, marine and security (ADMS) sector of between six and ten per cent by 2020

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The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI) – a pioneering coalition of companies from across the global shipping industry – recently signed a Declaration to tackle global wildlife trafficking routes

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Sparrows Group has partnered with leading engineering and manufacturing firm INNOVO to provide the offshore industry with the first fully electric-drive flexible cable and pipe lay system for rental

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In March Lowestoft-based Sembmarine SLP Ltd (SLP) undertook a series of firsts at its Hamilton Road site

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Peel Ports Great Yarmouth has been selected as the port for construction and installation activities for ScottishPower Renewables’ £2.5 billion East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm

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The IMO sub-committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR) has extended the transition period for software updates to existing ECDIS for one year to 31 Aug 2017.

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Fleet agreement
Maritime award
Lifejacket launch
£12 million contract

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This unique event brings together an international group of experts armed with the latest knowledge to highlight the potential use of innovative power and propulsion systems

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