Posts Tagged ‘England’

English flag the size of a soccer pitch hung at UK shipyard for World Cup –

English flag the size of a soccer pitch hung at UK shipyard for World Cup –
‘It’s coming home’ WIGHT SHIPYARD COMPANY AND SMS: “IT’S COMING HOME” The UK based Wight Shipyard Company and its sister company SMS are proudly backing England in their soccer world cup bid  by making a truly exceptional public statement. The Columbine Building in Cowes currently sports...
July 10th, 2018 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Sports | Read More

Cory Brothers appointed General Agent for BOCS

Cory Brothers appointed General Agent for BOCS
Cory Brothers liner agency provides unrivalled worldwide service Cory Brothers is delighted to announce it has been appointed as General Agents in England and Wales for Bremen Overseas Chartering and Shipping GmbH (BOCS) and is now able to offer a monthly service to West African Ports. The new partnership...
June 26th, 2018 | Liner Shipping and Trade, News, Ship Agencies | Read More

Killed Negatives…

Killed Negatives…
Killed Negatives in focus again. Killed Negatives: Unseen Images of 1930s America at Whitechapel Gallery By James Brewer Asparagus rolls – 25c each. Such tempting fare in a smart American deli would have been considered a pricy snack for the hungry poor during the Great Depression of the 1930s. In...
June 5th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Events, Exhibitions, Photography | Read More

FUGRO’S coastal monitoring contract extended for 5 years

FUGRO’S coastal monitoring contract extended for 5 years
As part of the programme Fugro installed a wave radar sensor on the pier at West Bay Fugro’s coastal oceanographic team has been awarded a contract by England’s Regional Coastal Monitoring Programmes (RCMP) for a further five years to manage the Southwest, Northwest and Northeast regional programmes....
September 8th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology | Read More

Meercat Workboats scores a hat-trick

Meercat Workboats scores a hat-trick
SHIPSHAPE: A Meercat Workboat, the Tedworth, which was sold last year Meercat Workboats scores a hat-trick to coincide with the European Championships – which is more than can be said for England! The Portchester-based boat builder is proud to announce it is moving premises, that Seawork was a...
June 28th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

QinetiQ and DE&S are principal sponsors of human-powered submarine races (eISR 2016)

QinetiQ and DE&S are principal sponsors of human-powered submarine races (eISR 2016)
QinetiQ, a defence technology company and Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) a bespoke trading entity that is part of the Ministry of Defence, are once again principal sponsors of the IMarEST’s biennial European International Submarine Races (eISR 2016).  The two principal sponsors were joined...
June 8th, 2016 | IMarEST, Sports, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Port of Dover Remains Resilient

Port of Dover Remains Resilient
Passengers stranded by the problems with Eurotunnel over the weekend were offered a safe alternative to reaching their destinations by the Port of Dover and its world renowned and reliable ferry services.  Over the weekend, the Port of Dover and its three major ferry operators provided emergency assistance...
January 20th, 2015 | Logistics, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

World War I logistics hub Poperinge stages Heavy Traffic exhibition…

World War I logistics hub Poperinge stages Heavy Traffic exhibition…
Last Post at Menin Gate. Copyright Milo-profi. World War I logistics hub Poperinge stages Heavy Traffic exhibition – and Flanders recalls how the war helped speed the ro-ro revolution By James Brewer Two stories highlighting the role of transport are being brought to the fore amid the extensive commemorations...
January 16th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Books, Exhibitions, Maritime History and Museums, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Official opening of biomass terminal at Port of Hull signals start of city’s renewables revolution

Official opening of biomass terminal at Port of Hull signals start of city’s renewables revolution
ABP Director Humber, John Fitzgerald, Dorothy Thompson CBE, Chief Executive, Drax; Cllr Mary Glew, Lord Mayor of Hull and Admiral of the Humber and ABP Chief Executive James Cooper in front of the Port of Hull’s dedicated biomass terminal (image courtesy of ABP / David Lee Photography It dominates...
December 4th, 2014 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Port in re-union with Dover Rugby Football Club

Port in re-union with Dover Rugby Football Club
Tim Waggott, Port of Dover Chief Executive with Richard Catt, DRFC Chairman, Mick Horne, DRFC President and DRFC team players, coaches and trainers. The Rugby World Cup is only months away and as England looks to its young stars to bring national success, the Port of Dover has just agreed another three-year...
November 13th, 2014 | Associations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

“EDITH MAERSK”: The largest ship ever on the Thames

“EDITH MAERSK”: The largest ship ever on the Thames
17th October 2014 – The largest ship ever to enter the Thames is due to call at DP World London Gateway at the weekend, with estimated time of arrival in the early hours of Sunday morning,  October 19. The 397-metre-long, 56-metre-wide Edith Maersk has a draught of 16 metres and can carry...
October 17th, 2014 | Associations, Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Story of the Day, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Evergreen Announces Improvements to UK and Ireland Services

Evergreen Announces Improvements to UK and Ireland Services
An Evergreen containerhsip July 28, 2014 – The global container carrier, Evergreen Line has announced enhancements to its services to/from Dublin (Ireland) and Liverpool (Northwest England). From its hub in Rotterdam the line will offer a twice-weekly service to Dublin and dedicated slots on a...
July 28th, 2014 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets | Read More

500 years of the Corporation of Trinity House

500 years of the Corporation of  Trinity House
Trinity House 500 years of the Corporation of  Trinity House* – Today, 20 May 2014, is the 500th anniversary of the Corporation of Trinity House. 500 years ago today Henry VIII awarded a Royal Charter that established our organisation and set in train five centuries of Serving the Mariner. Over...
May 20th, 2014 | Anniversaries, Associations, HR, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Greece: Independence Day

Greece:  Independence Day
It is 193 years from the Greek Revolt back in 1821 against the Ottoman yoke which was based on the triumph of the Greek sails! The Greek modern heroes of 1821 defended their modern freedom and democracy (in its proper meaning and not that portrayed by the traitors, infidels and the hoi polloi today)...
March 25th, 2014 | Anniversaries, Events, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, What Others Say | Read More

Pop Art Prints and Pots…

Pop Art Prints and Pots…
Margaret Thatcher Teapot. Earthenware. Designed by Fluck and Law for Carlton Ware, Staffordshire. Image courtesy of The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent. Pop Art Prints and Pots: choice Contemporary Art Society show at the Whitechapel Gallery, London,  By James Brewer  One of the...
March 19th, 2014 | Art and auctions, Charity, Clubs, Exhibitions, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

Optimism returns to UK construction

Optimism returns to UK construction
Friday 21 February 2014 – The UK construction sector is seeing its fastest increase in commercial work since August 2007 – a sign that it may finally be out of the doldrums and a positive indicator for underwriters. (source: Lloyd’s of London) Looking around the City of London over the...
February 21st, 2014 | Construction, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

The women who drive emerging markets…

The women who drive emerging markets…
Keynote speaker Angela Brav The women who drive emerging markets:  navigating challenges in the world’s key industries,  By James Brewer  Some of the top women in commercial life have spoken of their passion for working in emerging markets, but warned of the need to adapt to local cultures and avoid...
February 5th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Finance, Legal, Markets, Tourism | Read More

ITF moves to arrest vessel Isis at Tilbury

ITF moves to arrest vessel Isis at Tilbury
The m/v Isis – photo by Pedro Amaral shipbroker.eu 23 January 2014 – The ITF has initiated arrest proceedings on behalf of the crew of the Marshall Islands-flagged M/S Isis, which is moored at Tilbury, England and whose crew are owed at least USD130, 000 in pay. The decision to arrest the...
January 24th, 2014 | Arrest of ships, ITF, Labour Disputes | Read More

A special Opera gala evening

A special Opera gala evening
As you all know shipping is interwoven with arts; be it paintings, sculptures, books, exhibitions, auctions, fashion, museums or even music and Allaboutshipping.co.uk fully supports the Arts in its entirety, as you can see the many references in our site. Last night the Armenian Church Trust presented...
October 28th, 2013 | Charity, Events, Music | Read More

Insurers show their passion for sailing risk at Cowes

Insurers show their passion for sailing risk at Cowes
Lloyd’s 33′ Swan yacht the “Lutine” competing at Cowes Tuesday 06 August 2013 – Not only is Lloyd’s insuring many of the boats competing at Cowes Week, many enthusiastic sailors in the market will also be taking part in the regatta (source: Lloyd’s of London).- Lloyd’s...
August 6th, 2013 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Prospects are high for coastline surveys to strike gold in Cornwall

Prospects are high for coastline surveys to strike gold in Cornwall
The coast of Tintagel, Cornwall A new and exciting project has been launched that will build on Cornwall’s proud mining heritage with an ambitious proposal to recover tin deposits from the waters off the North Coast of Cornwall.  Marine Minerals Ltd (MML) is a Cornish company created to investigate...
July 31st, 2013 | Mining, News | Read More