Fishing Vessel News Roundup | June 13 – UK hybrid aquaculture workboat, seiner delivery to Oman and more

Sea trials completed for Inverlussa Marine Services’ newest workboat Netherlands-based Nauplius Workboats has completed conducting sea trials of a new shallow-draught, fish farm support workboat ordered by UK aquaculture support company Inverlussa Marine Services. Arthur Douglas is a near-identical sister of Geraldine Mary, which was delivered to Inverlussa in 2022. Irish fishing family to welcome […]

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Funds secured for Spanish Institute of Oceanography’s newest facility

Oceanographic Centre of Vigo

The Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities will allocate more than €5.2 million (US$5.6 million) for the construction of the new cultivation building of the Oceanographic Centre of Vigo of the Spanish Institute of Oceanography. The project has a design period of six months and a...

European Commission selects consortium for EU mine countermeasures initiative

Rendering of a mine countermeasures mothership

A consortium led by Naval Group Belgium, a 100 per cent subsidiary of French shipbuilder the Naval Group, has been selected by the European Commission to work on the European Extended Mine Countermeasures (E=MCM) project to expand the mine countermeasures (MCM) capabilities of EU naval operators....

Boluda Towage acquires French emergency response operator

A Les Abeilles International response vessel

Boluda Towage has acquired Les Abeilles International, a provider of emergency response services primarily off the Atlantic and Mediterranean coasts of France. The acquired company will now operate at Boluda Towage France. Its six French-flagged vessels will be added to the 40 vessels that Boluda...

AWARDS 2023 | Best Electric Ro-Pax – Cap de Barbaria – Armon Shipyard

Best Electric Ro-Pax – Cap de Barbaria – Armon Shipyard Electric vessels are becoming larger, wider-ranging and faster. This fine example of that new breed is operating in Spain’s Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea. Its owner, Balearia, is very experienced and a cautious investor. So, the...

Iberdrola awards contract for new wind farm off Germany

Van Oord's installation vessel Svanen

Van Oord has been contracted by Spanish energy company Iberdrola for the construction of the Windanker offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea off Germany. Van Oord’s scope includes the transport and installation of 21 XL monopiles and transition pieces and the design, supply, and installation of the...

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