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November 23, 2015

New underwater drill system introduced

New underwater drill system introduced

A new electric underwater drill and fastening system that can penetrate and join two metal plates up to 22mm thick in one action has been developed by Miko Marine.

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July 28, 2015

Magnetic patches used for stopping leak and welding hull plate

Magnetic patches used for stopping leak and welding hull plate

BW Offshore has successfully used Miko magnetic patches in a pioneering new repair technique that creates significant time and cost savings. The patches were used both for immediately stopping a leak under the water line and for welding the hull from inside for permanent repair.

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June 10, 2015

Miko Marine expands into Asia

Miko Marine AS has appointed Mr Spencer Go as managing director of its new subsidiary in Singapore. Spencer will be supported by naval architect Per Johansson who is well-known in the region for his extensive and specialized knowledge of innovative marine and offshore heavy lift and transportation contracting.

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May 28, 2015

Managing oil spills through prevention

Managing oil spills through prevention

Miko Marine details how the Norwegian Coastal Administration is turning to
innovation to meet the challenges in the maritime environment.

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April 17, 2015

New switchable magnet launched as practical tool for ROVs

New switchable magnet launched as practical tool for ROVs

A powerful magnet with patented technology has been developed by Miko Marine AS, of Norway, as a practical and versatile tool for ROV operators. The permanent magnet has been designed so that it can be switched-on and off by a ROV manipulator and used for a wide range of applications underwater. The new magnet can be applied instantly to any steel structure where it is capable of holding weights up to 750 kg and can significantly reduce the time required for a ROV to undertake a task.

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March 5, 2015

New tool permits oil recovery from sunken vessels

New tool permits oil recovery from sunken vessels

A tool for removing oil trapped in submerged vessels has been developed in Norway by design specialists Miko Marine. With the launch of the Moskito the company has addressed the pollution threat that exists with the large numbers of sunken ships around the world that still contain significant quantities of oil in their tanks as cargo or bunker fuel.

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March 4, 2015

The Moskito biting back against oil pollution

The Moskito biting back against oil pollution

Every so often a slick of raw crude or more refined bunker fuel appears on the ocean’s surface and drifts ashore where it smothers beaches and wildlife. Now, for the first time, a piece of practical technology has been developed at the design hot shop of Miko Marine in Norway that provides a fast and economically deployed tool with the ability to prevent pollution by enabling trapped oil to be recovered before it has a chance to escape and cause damage.

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