Posts Tagged ‘Scotland’

RMT response to FAI into Scottish helicopter tragedy

RMT response to FAI into Scottish helicopter tragedy
RMT response to FAI into Scottish helicopter tragedy Offshore union RMT response to Crown Office in Scotland announcement that there will be an FAI into the helicopter crash in August 2013.  Mick Cash Mick Cash, General Secretary of offshore workers union RMT, said; “The time that has elapsed...
June 12th, 2019 | Aviation, Health and Safety, HR, Maritime Accidents | 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

GAC opens UK office No. 20 at Montrose

GAC opens UK office No. 20 at Montrose
Agency Manager David Thorburn (left) with the Harbourmaster of Montrose Port Authority, Tom Hutchison and local legend Bamse the St Bernard. GAC opens UK office No. 20 at Montrose Grangemouth, United Kingdom, 11 April 2019 – GAC UK has opened its 20th branch at the historic port of Montrose...
April 11th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Licence to Sail for Edinburgh Marina

Licence to Sail for Edinburgh Marina
Licence to Sail for Edinburgh Marina [London: 9 April 2019]: Edinburgh Marina, Scotland’s premier new waterside destination development, confirmed today that it has now been granted its marine works licence by Marine Scotland for the new world-class Edinburgh Marina located less than 2.5 miles from...
April 9th, 2019 | Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Registration open for ALL-ENERGY and Co-located DCARBONISE

Registration open for ALL-ENERGY and Co-located DCARBONISE
Busy aisles at All-Energy 2018 It’s ‘all systems go’ for the 19th All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference, and the new co-located Dcarbonise 2019. Both will be held at Glasgow’s SEC on Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 May.  Free registration for...
March 25th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions | Read More

Edinburgh Marina Development appoints McLaughlin & Harvey as main contractor

Edinburgh Marina Development appoints McLaughlin & Harvey as main contractor
The Edinburgh Marina [London: 5th March 2019]: Edinburgh Marina Holdings, the developer behind Edinburgh Marina today announced the appointment of McLaughlin & Harvey as the main contractor for the first phase of this major new development in the heart of Edinburgh’s waterfront. McLaughlin &...
March 5th, 2019 | Construction, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, News, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

AllAboutShipping’s top 25 Exhibitions for 2018

AllAboutShipping’s top 25 Exhibitions for 2018
… and it’s a blue carpet! Following the first two special surveys on the Top 100 individual in Shipping as well as on the Top 25 Companies we move now to the Exhibitions. Thee were over 500 that come to our attention and our teams and appointees managed to participate to nearly 100 (one hundred)…...
February 18th, 2019 | Awards, Exhibitions, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

IMCA seminar on the use of the competence e-Portfolio

IMCA seminar on the use of the competence e-Portfolio
Nick Hough, IMCA Technical Adviser – HSSE, Offshore Survey and ROV  IMCA SEMINAR ON THE USE OF THE COMPETENCE e-PORTFOLIO Understanding the advantages of IMCA’s competence e-portfolio How the e-portfolio works in practice Seminar – 5 February 2019, Aberdeen The International Marine Contractors...
January 29th, 2019 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Education and Training, HR, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
29-Dec-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 30 DECEMBER 2018-12 JANUARY 2019 Worldwide World Holidays: 30 December 2018-12 January 2019 Saturday, December 29, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 1 Jan (Tue) – New Year’s Day 2 Jan (Wed) – Public holiday...
December 29th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Davies Turner on the move in Scotland

Davies Turner on the move in Scotland
Philip Stephenson Davies Turner Air Cargo has doubled the size of its branch in Glasgow following a recent move on the Hillington Park business estate. The airfreight subsidiary of the UK’s largest independent freight forwarding company has had a base on the estate since 2004 and has moved into a 10,000...
December 6th, 2018 | Aviation, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
24-Nov-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 25 NOVEMBER-8 DECEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 25 November-8 December 2018 Saturday, November 24, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 30 Nov (Fri) – St Andrew’s Day (Scotland) 6 Dec (Thu) – Finland Independence...
November 24th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Religion | Read More

Seafarer union RMT demands Government action to halt latest threat to North Sea jobs

Seafarer union RMT demands Government action to halt latest threat to North Sea jobs
Mick Cash SEAFARER union RMT today demanded Government intervention to prevent the loss of hundreds of Scottish and UK seafarer Ratings’ jobs following Tidewater’s buy out of Gulfmark to form the world’s largest offshore supply vessel (OSV) company. Up to 300 Ratings jobs are on the line, with...
November 20th, 2018 | HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Rail | Read More

Hot Port news from GAC

Hot Port news from GAC
17-Nov-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 18 NOVEMBER-1 DECEMBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 18 November-1 December 2018 Saturday, November 17, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 15 Nov (Thu) – Brazil Republic Day 20 Nov (Tue) – Black Consciousness...
November 17th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Religion | Read More

Second Teesport rail link provides further trade connection for Scotland

Second Teesport rail link provides further trade connection for Scotland
Frans Calje PD Ports has launched a second rail service connecting Teesport direct with Scotland opening up further opportunities to connect global importers and exporters with the north of the UK. The new service, operated by DB Cargo, will run five days a week from the quayside at Teesport to PD Stirling...
October 24th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

LIQUI MOLY puts an end to diesel bug

LIQUI MOLY puts an end to diesel bug
Diesel bug DanVolt explains at Scotland‘s Boat Show, how to fight and to avoid bacteria in the diesel fuel October 2018 – Diesel bug is a constant problem faced by anyone who owns a diesel-powered boat. LIQUI MOLY is able to help bring diesel bug under control. At Scotland’s Boat Show, LIQUI...
October 8th, 2018 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Bunkering, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets | Read More

GAC UK opens new Dundee office in response to increasing offshore and renewables activity

GAC UK opens new Dundee office in response to increasing offshore and renewables activity
… Grangemouth, 28 September 2018 – GAC UK has opened its 19th branch, in the heart of Dundee harbour. Together with its long-established branches in Scotland at Aberdeen, Leith, Shetland, Invergordon, Orkney and Grangemouth, the new office enables GAC UK to better respond to the growing needs...
September 28th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Ship Agencies | Read More

Celebrating the UK’s Year of Engineering at INEC/iSCSS … and Exhibitions News

Celebrating  the UK’s Year of Engineering at INEC/iSCSS … and Exhibitions News
18 countries represented by speakers and delegates STEM Day being held for students from four schools at INEC/iSCSS Young presentation authors also being lauded In less than two weeks speakers and delegates from 18 countries will meet in Glasgow at INEC 2018 – the 14th International Naval Engineering...
September 24th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
04-Aug-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 5-18 AUGUST 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 5-18 August 2018 Saturday, August 4, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 6 Aug (Mon) – August Bank Holiday (Ireland, Scotland) 9 Aug (Thu) – Singapore National Day 9...
August 4th, 2018 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Edinburgh Marina provides major new jobs boost for Edinburgh

Edinburgh Marina provides major new jobs boost for Edinburgh
Edinburgh Marina [London: Wednesday 6 May 2018] The developer of the new Edinburgh Marina development has today confirmed that the number of new permanent jobs created, as a result of the £500 million waterside development, will exceed the figure previously estimated by the City of Edinburgh Council...
June 6th, 2018 | Company Profiles, HR, Jobs, Marinas, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

VARTAN successfully steers Forth Ports through AEO accreditation

VARTAN successfully steers Forth Ports through AEO accreditation
Port of Leith obtains AEO status Leading compliance specialists, VARTAN, has successfully guided Forth Ports in obtaining Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status for part of its Scottish operations, as part of its post-Brexit plans. This newly awarded certification makes these the first ports in Scotland...
April 17th, 2018 | News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IMarEST’s Scottish Branch 64th Annual dinner

IMarEST’s Scottish Branch 64th Annual dinner
A full view during the chairman’s speech Glasgow, 17 February  2018  – The Scottish Branch of IMarEST hosted its 64th Annual Dinner with commendable success; Anna Kaparaki and Eleni Bouri report: Around 250 members and guests attended the 64th Annual Dinner of the Scottish Branch of the...
February 17th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Charity, Communication, Events, Food and Drink, IMarEST, People and Places | Read More

Greece’s minister for digital policy, telecommunications and media Nikos Pappas meets with officials of the Sciotish Government

Greece’s minister for digital policy, telecommunications and media Nikos Pappas meets with officials of  the  Sciotish Government
l to r: Nikos Pappas,  Nicola Sturgeon, Lefteris Kretsos and  Derek Mackay. The Minister of Digital Policy, Telecommunications and Media, Mr. Nikos Pappas, met with officials of the Scottish Government yesterday, on the second day of his visit to the United Kingdom. In particular, Mr. Pappas met with...
February 2nd, 2018 | Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

RINA Conference LNG Ships

RINA Conference LNG Ships
Design, Construction and Operation of LNG/LPG Vessels 29-30 November 2017, Glasgow, UK In Association with:              Register Here The movement of liquefied gas by sea has been well established. LNG accounts for a significant part of the growth in the global energy supply and despite the recent...
November 14th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, RINA (Royal Institution of Naval Architects | Read More

Minister praises multi-million pound offshore and maritime training facility

Eddie Smiley, Clyde Training Solutions, and Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy Paul Wheelhouse Scottish Government Minister Paul Wheelhouse MSP has hailed the success of marine and offshore safety specialists Clyde Training Solution’s new state-of-the-art facility. The multi-million pound...
August 30th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Greenock welcomes its largest ever container vessel

Greenock welcomes its largest ever container vessel
The “Pohorje” Scotland’s deepest container terminal last week welcomed the largest container vessel ever to berth at the port. Greenock Ocean Terminal hosted the 267m MSC POHORJE, which has a capacity of 4,045 TEUs (twenty foot equivalent units), for 28 hours. The stopover saw the Clydeport...
July 21st, 2017 | Containers, Ports & Terminals | Read More