Posts Tagged ‘Aberdeen’

RMT protests in Aberdeen for SOS 2020 seafarers and offshore workers campaign

RMT protests in Aberdeen for SOS 2020 seafarers and offshore workers campaign
Mick Cash RMT, the union for Seafarers and Offshore workers, will take its SOS 2020 campaign for ending employment barriers to more jobs and training for UK seafarers and offshore workers to Aberdeen on Monday 26 February. In a two-stage demonstration, the union will protest outside the constituency...
February 23rd, 2018 | HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Strikes | Read More

RMT SOS 2020 Demo at Streamline in Aberdeen this morning

RMT SOS 2020 Demo at Streamline in Aberdeen this morning
RMT SOS 2020 demonstration in Aberdeen Harbour against Streamline Shipping this morning.  Maritime union RMT stepping up the pressure on shipping companies who charter vessels with crew working on board for rates of pay below the legal UK minimum wage.
June 14th, 2017 | Associations, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

RMT takes Save Our Seafarers 2020 campaign to SNP conference

RMT takes Save Our Seafarers 2020 campaign to SNP conference
Mick Cash MARITIME UNION RMT will be leafleting delegates at the Scottish National Party conference tomorrow (Sat 18thMarch) at the Aberdeen Arts and Conference Centre from 9:00 a.m. in a bid to highlight the Save Our Seafarers 2020 campaign. RMT’s SOS2020 campaign aims to stop the race to the bottom...
March 17th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Bureau Veritas acquires Marine Assurance & Consulting

Bureau Veritas acquires Marine Assurance & Consulting
Paul Shrieve Bureau Veritas (BV) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Marine Assurance & Consulting (MAC). Based in Aberdeen, MAC was established in 2010 and now has 30 employees as well as more than 40 associates. This transaction is in line with BV’s recent developments in the North Sea...
October 7th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Energy, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

FUGRO to showcase structural services at EXT…

FUGRO to showcase structural services at EXT…
FUGRO TO SHOWCASE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY SERVICES AT EXT:END NORTH SEA SUMMIT IN ABERDEEN Fugro will showcase its structural integrity services at the annual Structural Integrity Management (SIM) Conference, being run in conjunction with the EXT:end Summit in Aberdeen in September 2016. The event will...
August 9th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

GEODIS opens new Oil & Gas hub in Aberdeen, Scotland

GEODIS opens new Oil & Gas hub in Aberdeen, Scotland
GEODIS is expanding its Industrial Projects activity and opens a new oil and gas warehouse at Aberdeen harbour, on the east coast of Scotland. “This new facility enables us to provide an even better service to all our oil and gas customers due to its strategic location. The new GEODIS hub represents...
July 18th, 2016 | Gas, Logistics, Markets, Oil Industry | Read More

Coup for Aberdeen as LiftEx2016 Exhibition and Conference heads to Granite City for first time

Coup for Aberdeen as LiftEx2016 Exhibition and Conference heads to Granite City for first time
Event will attract professionals from road and maritime transport, rail maintenance and utilities, automotive, oil and gas, energy and construction sectors VisitAberdeenshire, the organisation responsible for attracting both leisure and business visitors to the area, has been instrumental in securing...
July 3rd, 2016 | Automobiles, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Gas, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Oil Industry, Rail, Technology | Read More

Seafarers’ charity fears unpaid crew could be stuck for weeks

Seafarers’ charity fears unpaid crew could be stuck for weeks
Doug Duncan AoS Aberdeen port chaplain Seafarers’ charity Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) is providing pastoral and emotional support to the crew of offshore supply ship MV Malaviya Seven currently detained in Aberdeen. AoS Aberdeen port chaplain Doug Duncan knows the crew well, having met them previously...
June 16th, 2016 | Associations, HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Religion | Read More

Young professionals to hear subsea survival story at SUT+ event in Aberdeen

Young professionals to hear subsea survival story at SUT+ event in Aberdeen
The Society for Underwater Technology’s SUT+ group is hosting an event tomorrow (17 May) to stimulate awareness within young graduates of safety measures and human reactions during emergency incidents in the subsea industry. In September 2012, a rare sequence of events left Chris Lemons, one of Bibby...
May 16th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

FUGRO completes offshore works for EOWDC at Aberdeen Bay

FUGRO completes offshore works for EOWDC at Aberdeen Bay
MV Bucentaur Fugro has completed offshore works undertaken in preparation for full construction of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) at Aberdeen Bay, Scotland. The geotechnical site investigation took place at 11 turbine locations to assess the seabed, with the data acquired being...
April 5th, 2016 | Construction, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

“Get back to basics” says IMCA expert

“Get back to basics” says IMCA expert
John Bradshaw “GET BACK TO BASICS” SAYS IMCA EXPERT DUE TO SPEAK AT LIFTING CONFERENCE Getting the basics right lies at the very heart of safe lifting, and of the presentation that John Bradshaw, Technical Adviser at the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA), will deliver on 19 April...
April 4th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Enthusiastic response to NDT Seminars

Enthusiastic response to NDT Seminars
Ashtead Technology ran an extremely popular NDT seminar at its Aberdeen facility during December. Due to demand, the one-day seminar, An Introduction to Advanced UT, was run on three consecutive days. “The seminar was designed for UT NDT inspectors considering Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing (PAUT)...
January 6th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas extends verification training to help EU Safety Case transition

Bureau Veritas extends verification training to help EU Safety Case transition
Matthieu de Tugny Leading classification society Bureau Veritas has opened a Verification Academy which will help it to meet increasing demand for verification in the EU and globally and to cement its leadership in verification. The Aberdeen-based academy trains both BV staff and clients in implementing...
September 7th, 2015 | Academia, Classification Societies, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security | Read More

IMCA to stage competence seminar in Aberdeen

IMCA to stage competence seminar in Aberdeen
Jane Bugler ‘Effective competence solutions’ is the theme of an International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) Competence and Training Seminar to be held in Aberdeen on Wednesday 2 September 2015. It is aimed at competence and training (C&T) representatives and their offshore personnel...
August 14th, 2015 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

V.Ships Offshore expands operations in Aberdeen

V.Ships Offshore expands operations in Aberdeen
Jamie Grant V.Ships Offshore, part of the V.Group, the world’s leading provider of maritime services, has opened a new office in Aberdeen to serve the growing requirements of its global energy clients. V.Group believes this expansion demonstrates the Group’s commitment to the oil and gas sector and...
June 22nd, 2015 | Company Profiles, Energy, Gas, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Markets, Oil Industry, Person Profiles, Press and Media | Read More

ALL-ENERGY 2015 pulls out all the stops

ALL-ENERGY 2015 pulls out all the stops
Fergus Ewing MSP, Minister for Business, Energy and Tourism in the Scottish Government on his tour around the show proving that seeing products and meeting people is what events are all about All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, proved it could pull out all the stops...
May 12th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Finance, Gas, Gas Carriers, HR, LNG, Logistics, LPG, Markets, Mining, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Stock Markets, Supply ships, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

MacGregor launches new training centre to support competency standards for offshore davit operations

MacGregor launches new training centre to support competency standards for offshore davit operations
Central to the training centre has been the creation of a bespoke, real-time davit training rig. Now MacGregor will be able to offer highly-skilled personnel and service to its customers MacGregor launches a new training centre in its Aberdeen office in the UK to deliver specialists skills and competencies...
March 9th, 2015 | Education and Training, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Nautisk adds Aberdeen to Global Network

Nautisk adds Aberdeen to Global Network
Global chart distributor Nautisk has opened a new office in Aberdeen to service this vital shipping region. Peter J Pran, Nautisk Head of Global Sales says that the new HQ will build on the strength of Nautisk’s offering to the Oil and Gas sector in Norway, as well as offering a vital link to customers...
January 6th, 2015 | Company Profiles, HR | Read More

Hutton’s Group strengthens its Aberdeen team

Hutton’s Group strengthens its Aberdeen team
Kirstene Wilson.j Leading ship supplier The Hutton’s Group has strengthened its Aberdeen logistics team with the appointment of a new Branch Manager. Kirstene Wilson starts work today at the firm’s Sinclair Road depot, having completed a week’s induction training at Hutton’s head office in Hull. Ms...
June 16th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies, Ship Supplies | Read More

All-Energy: The all-important international renewables gathering

All-Energy: The all-important international renewables gathering
Ed Davey tours All-Energy 2013 With a month to go before All-Energy 2014, the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, opens in Aberdeen (Wednesday 21- Thursday 22 May) the international renewables community is busy making its travel plans.   “All-Energy really brings the global...
April 24th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Exhibitions | Read More

Fugro EMU appointment for assessment et al for the expansion of Aberdeen Harbour

Fugro EMU appointment for assessment et al for the expansion of Aberdeen Harbour
FUGRO EMU Appointed to undertake an environmental assessment and prepare subsequent environmental statement for potential expansion of Aberdeen Harbour Fugro EMU, with support from the Waterman Group, has been appointed to undertake a full Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and prepare an Environmental...
April 2nd, 2014 | Construction, Environment, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

Free on line registration opens for All-Energy 2014

Free on line registration opens for All-Energy 2014
Ed Davey on walkabout ate AE2013 The countdown to All-Energy 2014 (Aberdeen 21-22 May), the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, has begun in earnest; with online registration now open at www.all-energy.co.uk allowing free-of-charge entry to the major exhibition, world-class multi-stream...
January 22nd, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, LNG, LPG, Mining, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Supply ships, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

All-energy 2014 conference call for papers deadline extended

All-energy 2014 conference call for papers deadline extended
SoS Ed Davey tours All-Energy 2013 The deadline for conference and seminar theatre abstracts for All-Energy 2014, the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference (Aberdeen,  Wednesday 21 – Thursday 22 May), has been extended until 6 January 2014. “We have had a highly encouraging...
December 3rd, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy | Read More

Lloyd’s Register plays host to Offshore Europe’s 50 year theme

Lloyd’s Register is hosting its insight in to operational integrity at the 2013 SPE Offshore Europe in Aberdeen. The event plays host to Lloyd’s Register’s capability in the upstream and downstream sectors, enabling visitors to meet its experts and find out about Lloyd’s Register’s end-to-end...
September 3rd, 2013 | Classification Societies, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More