Liverpool John Moores University’s (LJMU) Maritime Centre in the UK has launched a new range of STCW (Standards on Training, Certification and Watchkeeping) simulator training courses, part of the Centre’s expanded professional training programme delivered through the Maritime Knowledge Hub, operated in partnership with Mersey Maritime, the representative body for the maritime sector in the North West of England.

Thursday, 28 May 2015 10:54

4G broadband for IFCA vessels

Buzz Marine is supplying its HubbaX4 Go marine broadband systems to five vessels from the UK’s Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA), providing the ships with 4G connectivity while at sea.

Imtech Marine will be providing remote monitoring and energy management for a new hybrid ferry operated by Scotland’s Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd (CMAL).

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Ship management company EuroShip is trialling eLoran technology on its ships operating off the coast of the UK, with a view to rolling it out across its entire fleet.

Marlink has signed a partner agreement with Tampnet which will see 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) services added to its VSAT and MSS (Mobile Satellite Services) portfolio in the North Sea.

Friday, 21 November 2014 09:56

UK opens unmanned vessel research centre

The UK's minister for Portsmouth Matthew Hancock has officially opened a new centre for research into unmanned autonomous vessels – a market estimated to be worth £9 billion each year over the next eight years.

UK’s innovation agency has launched an R&D competition that will see businesses developing solutions to increase ship efficiency and reduce marine emissions receive a £3 million boost.

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Friday, 18 October 2013 00:00

Enav Centre adds HELM course

The Enav Centre reports that it has recently delivered its first UK MCA approved Human Element, Leadership and Management (HELM) Course, and will add the HELM Course to its list of training courses.

Friday, 11 October 2013 00:00

Satellite evidence used in tanker case

The UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) says that it has, for the first time, successfully used satellite imagery as primary evidence in a maritime pollution prosecution.

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PSM, a UK-based manufacturer of marine control instrumentation, has released a new version of its tank gauging system which can take into account a ship’s trim and list.

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