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New specialist survey company set up in Hamburg

Nicola Offshore GmbH, a new specialist survey company, has opened for business from headquarters in Hamburg. The company is a joint venture between Nicola Engineering GmbH, a marine survey firm, and Netherlands-based workboat manufacturer, ProMarine…

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DNV joins Smart Maritime Network

The classification society DNV has joined the Smart Maritime Network, an initiative to support and promote the safe sharing and standardisation of data in shipping’s rapidly expanding IT sector. The move comes as data usage and transfer continues to…


New project on tug controlled from shore

Svitzer, Kongsberg Maritime, and ABS have signed an agreement to collaborate on what is claimed to be the first commercial tug, RecotugTM, to be operated entirely from a remote control centre on shore. Svitzer will provide a new tug with crew,…

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