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Jelte Liebrand, savvy navvy founder

savvy navvy reaches crowdfunding records as navigation app popularity increases

Opening its doors to investors, marine technology company savvy navvy has already passed £750,000 from over 150 investors so far on investment platform Seedrs, with offers still pouring in.

The award winning navigation app, often referred to as ‘ Google maps for boats ’, just launched their crowdfunding campaign and has already blown past their minimum £500,000 target. The round is...

Vessel operations installing drag embedment anchors for a Floating Wind project.

Funding announced for first-in-class low-carbon installation vessel for floating offshore wind

The UK Government has awarded funding to a consortium led by Falmouth-based Morek Engineering to design a new class of low-carbon installation vessel for the floating offshore wind market.

The consortium has won the funding through the UK Government’s Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition based on their proven track record in innovative vessel design and delivery of complex...

The landfall substation at Morlais, Anglesey

HydroWing opens new office in Wales to deliver its groundbreaking tidal energy project

Inyanga Marine Energy Group, which is based in Falmouth in Cornwall, has kicked off the New Year by opening a new office in Wales. The new office will support the development of their innovative HydroWing tidal stream energy project.

The company has recently been awarded a contract by the UK Government for a 10 MW tidal stream energy project at Morlais on Anglesey. Morlais is the UK’...

Gazelle floating offshore wind platform being assembled on a Tugdock Submersible Platform

Cornish firm signs MoU to accelerate development of modular offshore wind assembly system

Cornwall-based Tugdock, developers of the world’s first road-transportable floating dry dock, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Gazelle Wind Power (Gazelle) to co-develop a modular offshore wind assembly system that is expected to dramatically drive down costs and increase production of floating offshore wind farms.

Lucas Lowe-Houghton, Chief Revenue Officer at Tugdock,...


Tugdock collaborates with RWE and Sarens to investigate innovative floating wind deployment and integration solutions for the Celtic Sea

Cornwall-based Tugdock has joined a project funded by RWE, Wales’ largest renewable energy generator, to investigate innovative floating wind deployment and integration solutions for the Celtic Sea.

The project, a collaboration between Tugdock, Saren and RWE, will investigate the quayside offload and launch of two types of floating offshore wind platforms – one steel and one concrete...

Jelte Liebrand at the Marine Trade Association Awards

Dorset firm named ‘Marine Business of the Year’

Dorset-based marine technology company savvy navvy has been named ‘Marine Business of the Year’ at the British Marine Trades Association Awards ceremony this week.

The win for the innovative technology company, often referred to as ‘Google maps for boats’, has come the same week as savvy navvy V2 is being rolled out in more than 100 countries across the globe. Jelte Liebrand, CEO and...

Feritech Global technology deployed offshore in USA.  Photo Credit: TDI-Brooks International, Inc.

Cornish marine tech company Feritech Global receives a King’s Award for Enterprise

Feritech Global has been awarded a King’s Award for Enterprise for their outstanding success in international trade.

The award will be presented by the Lord Lieutenant of Cornwall, Colonel Edward Bolitho OBE, at a special ceremony at Feritech’s Innovation Centre in Falmouth. Feritech has also been invited to a reception with His Majesty The King at Buckingham Palace in the summer....

Picture credit Armada Engineering

Marine tech company launches new training centre for the South West

Armada Engineering, a marine engineering company based in Falmouth in Cornwall, has launched the first training centre for hydraulics in the South West of England. The company has been approved as an accredited training centre by the British Fluid Power Association (BFPA), the UK trade association for the fluid power industry.

The Armada Engineering Skills Academy has been developed...

The savvy navvy app

savvy navvy helps alert users to no access zones following major oil leak in Dorset

All-in-one navigation app savvy navvy has updated its charts to alert users to avoid using the water and beaches in the Poole Harbour area following a major oil spill incident.

A major incident was declared after 200 barrels of reservoir fluid entered Poole harbour in Dorset on Sunday (26 March) due to a pipeline leak and the UK Health Security Agency has asked that people avoid...


Dorset marine tech firm launches ‘promoted pins’ of global marine businesses

All-in-one navigation app savvy navvy, often referred to as ‘Google Maps for Boats’, has launched a new promoted pins feature, enabling marine businesses to reach a highly qualified, geo-targeted audience of boating and watersports enthusiasts.

Similar to pins in ‘Google Maps’, marine businesses can now promote themselves directly on the chart in the savvy navvy app, enabling boaters...