Posts Tagged ‘Scotland’

Tor E. Svensen retires from DNV GL

Tor E. Svensen retires from DNV GL
Tor E. Svensen leaves DNV GL after 23 years with the company (Source: DNV GL) Høvik/Hamburg, 23 February 2016. Tor E. Svensen, Group Executive Vice President at DNV GL, has decided to retire from his position with effect from 1 August 2016. He will continue to work in the maritime industry and will,...
February 23rd, 2016 | Academia, Classification Societies, Company Profiles, HR, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Elaborate MD takes on the three peaks challenge

Elaborate MD takes on the three peaks challenge
Sean Maloney, Gemma Mills and Phil Page Leading maritime PR and publishing agency, Elaborate Communications, has entered a team in the Three Peaks Challenge to raise funds for the Sailors’ Society. Sean Moloney, Managing Director of Elaborate and joint organiser of London International Shipping Week,...
February 16th, 2016 | Associations, Charity | Read More

Briggs Marine orders the versatile Damen Multi Cat 2712

Briggs Marine orders the versatile Damen Multi Cat 2712
Damen Multi Cat 2712 Briggs Marine and Environmental Services, the Fife, Scotland-based leading supplier of offshore services, has ordered a Damen Multi Cat 2712. One of the largest models in Damen’s extensive Multi Cat range, the 27-metre 2712 is an exceptionally versatile workboat capable of taking...
February 4th, 2016 | Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Supply ships | Read More

Sofia Spanopoulou graduates to exciting first stage of an events management career

Sofia Spanopoulou graduates to exciting first stage of an events management career
Sofia Spanopoulou Sofia Spanopoulou has graduated from the Faculty of Theatre Studies in the School of Philosophy of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens with a degree ranked as very good, having studied for five years, including six months under the Erasmus programme at Charles University...
January 4th, 2016 | Academia, Art and auctions, Awards, Communication, Education and Training, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Maritime Tourism, People and Places, Person Profiles, Story of the Day, Tourism | Read More

Marine industry experts to get involved with World Canals Conference 2016

Marine industry experts to get involved with World Canals Conference 2016
Ben Nevis From Panama to Paris, waterways from around the globe will meet in Inverness in September 2016 as a prestigious international conference celebrating innovative engineering, regeneration, placemaking and heritage projects pays a visit to Scotland – and marine industry experts, businesses...
October 20th, 2015 | Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

New monitoring network for Scottish ports

New monitoring network for Scottish ports
Historically, ferry masters operating off the west coast of Scotland would have to sail to a port and on arrival visually assess the weather and tide conditions before deciding whether safe berthing alongside the pier or quayside would be possible. This wastes time and fuel, and can causes immense frustration...
August 17th, 2015 | Associations, Cruise Ferry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology, Weather | 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

Royal HaskoningDHV helps to complete new ferry terminal at Ullapool

Royal HaskoningDHV helps to complete new ferry terminal at Ullapool
First in a series linked to rise in overseas tourism in Scotland Royal HaskoningDHV has helped to complete a new ferry terminal at Ullapool Harbour in the Scottish Highlands. This is the first in a series of ferry terminals which RHDHV is developing across the west coast of Scotland, linked to a rise...
July 13th, 2015 | Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

New monitoring network for Scottish ports

New monitoring network for Scottish ports
Historically, ferry masters operating off the west coast of Scotland would have to sail to a port andon arrival visually assess the weather and tide conditions before deciding whether safe berthing alongside the pier or quayside would be possible. This wastes time and fuel, and can causes immense frustration...
July 2nd, 2015 | Cruise Ferry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Sailing, Weather | 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: All ready for the offshore community

ALL-ENERGY 2015: All ready for the offshore community
Both Fergus Ewing MSP (right), Scotland’s Energy Minister, and Professor Sir Jim McDonald of Strathclyde University will be speaking in the opening conference plenary session (seen here at All-Energy 2014) In just four weeks’ time All-Energy 2015, the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and...
April 8th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Gas, HR, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Record number sign-up for All-Energy 2015 as registration opens

Record number sign-up for All-Energy 2015 as registration opens
Both Professor Sir Jim McDonald and Fergus Ewing MSP (seen here meeting in the aisles at All-Energy 2014) will be amongst the opening plenary session speakers on 6 May. Well over 500 people from over 20 countries registered to attend All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable and sustainable energy exhibition...
February 12th, 2015 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Coastal Shipping, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Gas, Gas Carriers, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Supply ships, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Industry dialogue on Scotland’s Marine Tourism Strategy

Industry dialogue on Scotland’s Marine Tourism Strategy
Scotland’s marine tourism is a significant contributor to the Scottish Economy but with little previous strategic input it is still one of Scotland’s sleeping giants, producing £101m from sailing tourism alone. Therefore BMF Scotland, a group association of the British Marine Federation, has come...
October 31st, 2014 | Associations, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

All-Energy 2015 Conference call for papers

All-Energy 2015 Conference call for papers
Ministers at All-Energy 2014’s opening plenary session The call for papers for All-Energy 2015, the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, being held at the SECC, Glasgow onWednesday 6 and Thursday 7 May 2015, is now open at www.all-energy.co.uk/Conference/speakandconnect, with...
October 15th, 2014 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Supply ships | Read More

New managing director for GAC UK

New managing director for GAC UK
Herman Jorgensen Grangemouth, Scotland – 3 October, 2014: Herman Jorgensen, formerly General Manager at GAC Norway, has been appointed GAC UK’s Managing Director. He is based at the company’s Grangemouth office, working alongside the company’s Finance and Human Resources functions. Strategies...
October 3rd, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR | Read More

Business as usual in Scotland says BIFA

Business as usual in Scotland says BIFA
Robert Keen Following the decision by Scotland to remain in the United Kingdom, the trade association that represents freight forwarders throughout the UK, says that it is business as usual. British International Freight Association (BIFA) Director General, Robert Keen says: “The decision to vote against...
September 19th, 2014 | Associations, Markets, News, Politics and Government | Read More

The Markets: All you need is power

The Markets: All you need is power
John Faraclas The Markets dictates that you have to be very powerful and well placed to survive, alternative make it look …cool! For a fifth week the shipping markets and its main dry index remained …afloat above the 1, 000 point mark, but struggles to maintain this four digits due to uncertainty,...
September 12th, 2014 | Bribery and Corruption, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Fashion, Health and Safety, HR, ITF, Maritime Accidents, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Scottish independence predicted to have negative impact on shipping and offshore maritime sector

Scottish independence predicted to have negative impact on shipping and offshore maritime sector
Cassie Formann (NS) 27 August 2014 – A vote for independence from the UK would have a negative effect on the Scottish shipping and offshore maritime sector, according to a survey by leading international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens. The survey elicited the views of leading members...
August 27th, 2014 | Breaking News, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | 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

DSV Road expands transport and logistics services…

DSV Road expands transport and logistics services…
DSV Road expands transport and logistics services with Tullis Russell Papermakers in a new five year contract The papermaking and specialist coating group Tullis Russell has awarded DSV Road a five year contract to handle all warehousing and logistics requirements for its Glenrothes mill in Scotland. DSV...
May 8th, 2014 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions | 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

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