Posts Tagged ‘Scotland’

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

Hempel protects iconic Queensferry Crossing

Hempel protects iconic Queensferry Crossing
The Queensferry Crossing in Scotland – photograph courtesy of Transport Scotland Leading global coatings provider Hempel appointed to provide innovative tough coating solutions against corrosion to the Queensferry Crossing. Located on the busy Forth Estuary near Edinburgh, on the east coast of...
July 12th, 2017 | Automobiles, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | 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

Highly relevant industrial visit planned for MECSS 2017 delegates

Highly relevant industrial visit planned for MECSS 2017 delegates
The University of Strathclyde’s Power Networks Demonstration Centre (PNDC) is scheduled to play an important role for delegates at the third Marine Electrical and Control Systems Safety Conference (MECSS 2017) being held in Glasgow onWednesday 22 and Thursday 23 November, as it will host an Industrial...
May 30th, 2017 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IMarEST, Technical, Technology | Read More

Offshore wind’s role at ALL-ENERGY 2017

Offshore wind’s role at ALL-ENERGY 2017
Crowded aisle All-Energy 2016 Offshore wind has played an important role at All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference, since the first event in the annual series was staged in 2001. This year is no exception for over 15.5 hours will be devoted to offshore...
May 4th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Greenock Ocean Terminal to double business in five year

Greenock Ocean Terminal to double business in five year
Gillian Johnson Peel Ports’ £400million Liverpool2 investment to boost Scotland’s deepest container terminal Scotland’s deepest container terminal expects to double its business in the next five years thanks to the opening of £400million ‘sister’ terminal – Liverpool2. Owned by Peel Ports,...
March 29th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Scotland’s First Minister to speak at All-Energy’s opening plenary session

Scotland’s First Minister to speak at All-Energy’s opening plenary session
Scotland’s First Minister will speak at All-Energy 2017 SCOTLAND’S FIRST MINISTER TO SPEAK AT ALL-ENERGY’S OPENING PLENARY SESSION Registration for All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference, opens online with the news that Scotland’s First Minister,...
March 20th, 2017 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy | 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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  26-Nov-2016 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 27 NOVEMBER-10 DECEMBER 2016 Worldwide HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING CAUSING DISRUPTION Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia World Holidays: 27 November-10 December 2016 Saturday, November 26, 2016, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming...
November 26th, 2016 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  19-Nov-2016 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 20 NOVEMBER-3 DECEMBER 2016 Worldwide World Holidays: 20 November-3 December 2016 Saturday, November 19, 2016, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Tue 22 Nov – Lebanese Independence Day (to...
November 19th, 2016 | Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | 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

Make your voice heard at All-Energy 2017!

Make your voice heard at All-Energy 2017!
Crowded aisle All-Energy 2016 The annual Call for Papers for the UK’s largest conference devoted to renewable and low carbon energy solutions has been published. It appears both in a launch newsletter just hitting thousands of desks in hard copy and pdf formats, and online at www.all-energy.co.uk The...
September 29th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Supply ships | 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

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  23-Jul-2016 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 24 JULY-6 AUGUST 2016 Worldwide World Holidays: 24 July-6 August 2016 Saturday, July 23, 2016, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Mon 1 Aug – August Bank Holiday (Scotland, Ireland) Mon 1...
July 23rd, 2016 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | 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

The Markets amid world turmoil

The Markets amid world turmoil
John Faraclas The Shipping Markets  were on a positive plus just after launch time earlier on today, but the world is on fire given the latest atrocities in France and a messy situation developing as you read these lines in Turkey; John Faraclas’ weekly report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed seven...
July 15th, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Civil Unrest, European Union, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tourism | 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

Glasgow digital education specialist scoops national export prize

Glasgow digital education specialist scoops national export prize
Celebrating success: Lesley Batchelor OBE (3rd left, front row) with Ann Attridge (4th left, front row) and fellow finalists and judges. Glasgow-based Klik2Learn Ltd – a digital design company specialising in education – has further boosted its export ambitions after clinching a high-profile...
July 1st, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The 11th ITS European Congress kicks off in Glasgow

The 11th ITS European Congress kicks off in Glasgow
Glasgow, 6 June 2016 – Councillor Bailie Liz Cameron, Hugh Gillies (Director of Trunk Road and Bus Operations, Transport Scotland), Violeta Bulc (Commissioner for Transport),  Cees de Wijs (Chair of the ERTICO Supervisory Board), and John Parkinson (Director of Motoring, Freight and London, Department...
June 6th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | 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

Serco puts 30th new vessel to work on The Clyde

Serco puts 30th new vessel to work on The Clyde
The SD Angeline 13 May 2016 – Serco’s Marine Services team has brought into service its 30th new vessel. SD Angeline is now operating on the River Clyde in support of Serco’s contract to provide marine services to the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) in Scotland. SD Angeline, which is based at...
May 13th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä to power first UK dual-fuel new build vessels

Wärtsilä to power first UK dual-fuel new build vessels
Wärtsilä Corporation,  9 May 2016 at 10 am EET – The first ever UK domestic dual-fuelled new build vessels will feature fully integrated Wärtsilä propulsion machinery packages. Wärtsilä will also supply extended engineering and site support services. The two ships, both 102 metre long ro-ro...
May 9th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

One week to go before All-Energy 2016 opens in Glasgow

One week to go before All-Energy 2016 opens in Glasgow
Busy aisles and stands were a feature of All-Energy 2015 This time next week exhibitors from 14 countries will be getting their stands ready at Glasgow’s Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) in anticipation of the opening on Wednesday morning (4 May) of All-Energy 2016, the UK’s largest...
April 26th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Gas, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Supply ships, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Davies Turner to double capacity of Scottish hub

Davies Turner to double capacity of Scottish hub
Scottish shippers will soon have even more reason to choose the freight forwarding and logistics services offered by Davies Turner now that the company is doubling the size of its Scottish regional distribution centre and BRC-accredited site for the storage and distribution of foodstuffs at Cumbernauld. The...
April 21st, 2016 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More