Technology is Powering a Brighter Future

By | May 8th, 2017|

When the first early man lit a fire on a cliff to warn mariners that they were approaching land, he could have little imagined how this one small act would [...]

Navigating Around the Marine Renewable Energy Sector

By | March 21st, 2017|

With a number of new developments and investment announced in recent years, the UK marine renewable energy sector is an exciting place to be. Offshore wind farms are no longer [...]

TLC for your Navigation Aids – Repair and Maintenance Advice

By | February 10th, 2017|

Typically there are two types of maintenance undertaken by companies like Hydrosphere: Casualty Response and Planned Maintenance. The first is something most harbour masters would like to avoid – an [...]

Navigation Lights: Should You Replace Like For Like?

By | February 2nd, 2017|

When your navigation lights need replacing do you just call up a supplier and order an identical replacement? While your old system may have served you well, advances in technology [...]

Moorings, Not Just A Length Of Chain

By | January 15th, 2017|

The definition of a mooring is to “fix firmly, and secure”, so why does this seemingly simple task often go wrong? There are numerous incidents of buoys coming loose from [...]

Light Up Your Harbour Like A Christmas Tree!

By | January 6th, 2017|

If you drive around our towns and cities at night at this time of year, you are likely to see some amazing Christmas light displays. Synchronised lights have become increasingly [...]