Nova Innovation, Sabella forge tidal tie-up

Nova Innovation and SABELLA have announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two tidal energy technology companies.

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Wave Hub Fisheries Mitigation Fund

A small grants fund of £150,000 is available to support the fishing communities affected by the Wave Hub. This fund was set up to benefit the fishing communities in Hayle and St Ives. Also to some extent Newlyn, where fishing vessels can show that they fish in the waters around the Wave Hub.

Wave Hub Fisheries Mitigation Fund

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First steel cut for HMS Belfast

The first steel has been cut for HMS Belfast, the third ship in the Royal Navy fleet of next generation Type 26 anti-submarine frigates.

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Britain’s LR to focus on shipping with sale of division to Goldman Sachs arm

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has agreed to sell its business assurance and cyber security division to Goldman Sachs Asset Management as the company focuses on maritime activities.

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Babcock reveals export opportunities for Type 31 frigate

Babcock International Group the UK shipbuilder leading the construction of the new Type 31 frigate for the Royal Navy says it is pursuing five live campaigns to secure exports for the general-purpose warship.

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UK and Norway complete world’s longest subsea electricity cable

North Sea Link to start testing this week to allow countries to trade clean energy

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First NHS trust pilots riverboat delivery service

Guy’s and St Thomas’​ NHS Foundation Trust has become the first in the country to pilot a daily riverboat delivery service as part of plans to reduce its carbon footprint.

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New £3m investment fund for boat-based tourism in Scotland

Crown Estate Scotland has launched a special fund to help promote the sustainable development of Scotland’s marine tourism sector.

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MACE APPOINTED TO IDENTIFY WIDER BENEFITS OF LOWER THAMES CROSSING

Thames Estuary have announced that, in partnership with Highways England, they have appointed international consultancy and construction company, Mace, to look at how local stakeholders and businesses can take full advantage of the opportunities brought by proposed Lower Thames Crossing.

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£36 million contract for new MOD Police Patrol Craft

A £36 million contract has been awarded to Marine Specialised Technology Group to deliver 18 new police patrol craft for the MOD and Gibraltar Defence Police (GDP) Forces.

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