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June 19, 2017

Version 2 of ShipArrestor delivered to Norwegian Coastal Administration

Version 2 of ShipArrestor delivered to Norwegian Coastal Administration

An improved and upgraded version of the Miko Marine Ship Arrestor system has been delivered to the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA).  The system has been developed to give nations the ability to protect their coastlines from the danger of ships that have lost engine power and from the pollution that can result when they run aground.

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April 15, 2016

Moskito Oil Recovery Tool is now a practical reality

Moskito Oil Recovery Tool is now a practical reality

The recent completion of the development of the Moskito means that oil can now be recovered from sunken wrecks quickly and economically.

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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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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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December 19, 2014

ShipArrestor gets green light

ShipArrestor gets green light

Following a full product trial in New Zealand the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) has signed its acceptance of the first of two ShipArrestor systems from Miko Marine. As a result Norway will become the first country in the world with a system that gives it the ability to protect its shores from the danger of drifting oil tankers and from the disastrous pollution that can result when they run aground.

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November 10, 2014

Miko Marine opens US subsidiary

Norway’s Miko Marine has opened a subsidiary in Morgan City, LA. from where it will be able to supply ship operators and salvage companies throughout the United States with its unique range of products.

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