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What’s Got Us Talking 26th Nov 2020

The latest news from across the industry that ‘got us talking’

Welcome to this weeks round-up of ‘what’s got us talking’, a collection of topical industry news from both our marine and industrial sectors.


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New Multi-Role Vessel (MRV) for Naval Service As Department of Defence Targets €200m

The intention to purchase a new Multi-Role Vessel (MRV) for the Naval Service has been confirmed by the Department of Defence.

This could see the vessel be used as a hospital ship and capable of carrying troops and helicopters for amphibious in addition airborne landings.

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JCB launches electric e-tech range

JCB’s electric e-tech range is leading the way in clean technology and reducing harmful emissions.

  • Zero emissions of CO2, NOx and particulates at point of use.
  • Reduce the environmental impact of your projects.
  • Work in air quality sensitive environments and enclosed spaces.

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The new Spirit 30 is a day sailor with an eco difference

Responding to demand for a day sailor designed for coastal or lake sailing, Spirit Yachts is currently building a new Spirit 30.  The yacht has the timeless lines of all Spirit’s modern classic sailing yachts, with long overhangs and uncluttered decks.  Her light displacement (1.4tonnes) and performance rig deliver optimum cruising speeds or the opportunity for competitive racing.

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RRS Sir David Attenborough heads for open sea

Commissioned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and operated by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), the new polar ship will transform UK research in the polar regions, its missions are critical for understanding and making sense of our changing climate.

During the technical trials, the ship’s crew and Cammell Laird engineers put the ship through its paces performing operational checks on the propulsion, steering, engineering and navigation systems.

SSE Renewables Green Lights Dogger Bank A and B

SSE Renewables Green Lights Dogger Bank A and B

SSE Renewables, together with its 50:50 joint venture partner, Equinor, has reached financial close on the first two phases of what will be the world’s biggest offshore wind farm.

SSE Renewables, together with its 50:50 joint venture partner, Equinor, has reached financial close on the first two phases of what will be the world’s biggest offshore wind farm.