Posts Tagged ‘River Thames’

…and Tsitsipas makes waves on Father Thames

…and Tsitsipas makes waves on Father Thames
Stefanos Tsitsipas; the excitement at its best!!! …and Tsitsipas makes waves on Father Thames At a raucous O2 arena in east London on Father Thames, 21 year old Stefanos Tsitsipas become the youngest ever winner in 18 years to win the ATP finals! Hundreds of Greeks and in particular London Greeks attended...
November 17th, 2019 | Breaking News, Sports | Read More

Mates in Mind confirmed as headline charity for first ever ‘Regatta London’

Mates in Mind confirmed as headline charity for first ever ‘Regatta London’
Mates in Mind confirmed as headline charity for first ever ‘Regatta London’ Mates in Mind is delighted to be announced as one of the three headline charities for Regatta London, the first ever mass- participation paddle sports event taking place on the iconic River Thames on 29 September 2019. The...
June 19th, 2019 | Charity, Sailing, Sports | Read More

An Easter Day and note to remember

An Easter Day and note to remember
Happy Easter An Easter Day and note to remember Happy Easter, He Has Risen! Part of the Christian World Celebrates Easter today – particularly the Western so to speak Christians. On a unique sunny day with temperatures soaring to 21C,  instead of our classic Easter Sunday visit in Hampstead Heath, we*...
April 21st, 2019 | Anniversaries, Climate, Comment, Emissions, Environment, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Insight, Maritime History and Museums, Politics and Government, Pollution, Religion, Reports | Read More

London International Shipping Week | What’s New

London International Shipping Week | What’s New
. London International Shipping Week | What’s New  The Northern Lighthouse Board’s 84m multi-function Tender PHAROS is set to play a significant role at London International Shipping Week this September. PHAROS will be berthed alongside HMS BELFAST in the Thames to provide a venue for seminars,...
April 18th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

Marine services firm makes luxury river boat pontoons for Thames in London –

Marine services firm makes luxury river boat pontoons for Thames in London –
One of the pontoons being lifted into the water MAJOR MARINE FABRICATION RETURNS TO SOUTHAMPTON Marine engineering services firm SMS is midway through a significant contract for Woods’ Silver Fleet to build three huge pontoons for the Thames.  The works amount to circa 750 tonnes of fully fabricated...
April 16th, 2018 | Construction, Inland Waterways | Read More

HSH Nordbank participates in the refinancing of Cory Riverside Energy

HSH Nordbank participates in the refinancing of Cory Riverside Energy
Dr. Marcus Kleiner HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank is participating as a mandated lead arranger in the refinancing of Cory Riverside Energy, one of the leading companies in recycling, waste processing and energy recovery in the UK, for the Riverside waste-to-energy plant in Belvedere in London’s south-east....
June 23rd, 2017 | Banking, Energy, Finance, News, Shipfinance | Read More

Heritage Lottery Fund condemns HMS PRESIDENT 1918 to the scarp yard

Heritage Lottery Fund condemns HMS PRESIDENT 1918 to the scarp yard
HMS President   Urgent action needed – sign the petition https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/163742 write to your MP and ask them to put pressure on the treasury to save this national treasure. HMS President Preservation Trust, the charity that owns HMS President 1918 (“The President”),...
September 9th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Maritime History and Museums, Press and Media | Read More

The UK’s newest Thames Sailing Barge arrives in Maldon

The UK’s newest Thames Sailing Barge arrives in Maldon
Blue Mermaid arriving in Maldon 27 June 2016: This week, Maldon saw the arrival of Blue Mermaid, the first full size Thames Sailing Barge to be built since 1930. The 87ft. steel barge, which will be based in Essex, has been built by local charity, Sea-Change Sailing Trust and will be used for their...
June 27th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Maritime Education and Training, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Enormous new cranes arrive for third berth at UK’s new logistics hub

Enormous new cranes arrive for third berth at UK’s new logistics hub
New quay cranes arrive at DP World London Gateway Port Giant quay cranes, which arrived at DP World London Gateway on Wednesday morning, will enhance UK trade infrastructure  London, UK, 15th June 2016:– Two more of the UK’s most technically advanced quay cranes were brought up the River...
June 15th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

£7 Million River Maintenace Vessel Ready for Busier Thames

£7 Million River Maintenace Vessel Ready for Busier Thames
From the christening ceremony With Thames passenger and freight statistics at record levels, the Port of London Authority (PLA) officially introduced its £7 million multi-purpose river maintenance vessel,  London Titan, in a ceremony at Tower Pier today (Thursday, 3 December 2015). Officially named...
December 3rd, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Events, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

One of world’s largest container ships calls at UK’s most advanced deep-sea port

One of world’s largest container ships calls at UK’s most advanced deep-sea port
UASC Barzan at DP World London Gateway Mega-ships has always attarcted the human imagination. Nowadays this imagination is beyond reality a fact!  Watch this amazing time-lapse shot in the early hours today – Monday, September 21, sent to us by DP World London Gateway. This 90 second film shows...
September 21st, 2015 | Canals, Containers, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Burgess Marine partners with Turks Yard, Chatham

Burgess Marine partners with Turks Yard, Chatham
Turks Shipyard and Burgess Marine partnered this month to offer a one-stop-shop for ship repair and marine engineering excellence on the River Thames. Turks dry dock and slipway is located in Chatham Historic Dockyard, which measures 110m by 15.2m with a 3.5m draught, with a newly installed 600 tonne...
March 17th, 2015 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical | Read More

“Edith Maersk” the largest ship ever, arrived on the Thames

“Edith Maersk” the largest ship ever, arrived on the Thames
The “Edith Maersk” berthed in the Thames at DP world’s port, London Gateway The largest ever ship on the Thames arrived this Sunday (19th October 2014) EDITH MAERSK: THE LARGEST SHIP EVER ON THE THAMES The largest ship ever to enter the Thames arrived at DP World London Gateway today...
October 19th, 2014 | Associations, Canals, Containers, Inland Waterways, Markets, Ports & Terminals | 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

From Father Thames’ Waverley evening Cruise…

From Father Thames’ Waverley  evening Cruise…
The Classic Annual Evening Cruise onboard the last Sea-Going Paddle Steamer in the World, The “Waverley”,  took place last Friday – one of the most lovely weather-wise evenings ever experienced! RINA London Branch with its spearheads Jonathan Morley and Peter Jenkins  and over 80 new and old...
October 9th, 2013 | Charity, Events, IMarEST, Inland Waterways, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Picture yourself in a boat on a river….

Picture yourself in a boat on a river….
Greek folk dancing… Picture yourself in a boat on a river…. …with tangerine trees and marmalade skies.… is the song of the sixties by the fabulous four matching the Hellenic Engineers Society of Great Britain (HESGB) summer event last Sunday. Remember that HESGB  always engineers fun and...
June 22nd, 2013 | Charity, Events | Read More