Posts Tagged ‘UK’

Supplying Antarctica: Trans Global Projects delivers logistics for the most remote construction site in the world

Supplying Antarctica: Trans Global Projects delivers logistics for the most remote construction site in the world
TGP delivers equipment to the most remote construction site in the world Teesside, UK/Rothera Point, Antarctica, 26 November 2018: For the Trans Global Projects Group (TGP), no location is too remote. But while the UK-based international project logistics specialist has handled numerous projects in some...
November 26th, 2018 | Construction, Logistics | 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

ECSA welcomes BREXIT Deal

ECSA welcomes BREXIT Deal
Martin Dorsman European shipowners welcome the agreement reached on BREXIT yesterday. “ Our primary concern on the short term, the frictionless trade, seems to be taken care off. A no deal scenario was just not an option and a clear lose-lose situation for shipowners and clients at both sides,” commented...
November 15th, 2018 | Associations, European Union, Organisations | Read More

Comment: The withdrawal agreement and the impact on the insurance industry

Comment: The withdrawal agreement and the impact on the insurance industry
Bob Haken Norton Rose Fulbright insurance partner Bob Haken commented: “What the Political Declaration does say about financial services in general is that there will be commitments to “preserving financial stability, market integrity, investor protection and fair competition, while respecting the...
November 15th, 2018 | Comment, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Marine Insurance | Read More

ECB on brink of egregious policy error, Islamic finance Bulletin

ECB on brink of egregious policy error, Islamic finance Bulletin
Commentary: ECB on brink of egregious policy error By Desmond Lachman in Washington ECB President Mario Draghi sees no need for the central bank to change course from its decision to withdraw monetary policy stimulus by concluding its bond-buying programme later this year. He does so despite growing...
November 15th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, News, Shipfinance | Read More

All set for inaugural online marine surveying international fest

All set for inaugural online marine surveying international fest
Mike Schwarz Presenters from the USA, Singapore, Australia, South Korea, mainland Europe  and the UK will be taking part in the inaugural Marine Surveying International Fest, a 24 hour non stop online marathon being hosted live from the head office of the International Institute of Marine Surveying...
November 2nd, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Special Surveys, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Sébastien Raspiller, James Bullard, and KfW seminar

Sébastien Raspiller, James Bullard, and KfW seminar
. Future economic and financial relationship between France and UK post-Brexit Tuesday 25 September, 18:15 BST London Roundtable discussion with Sébastien Raspiller, head of financial affairs at the French Directorate General of the Treasury. Raspiller holds responsibility for banking, insurance...
September 17th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Qualifying teams announced for human-powered submarine races (eISR 2018)

Qualifying teams announced for human-powered submarine races (eISR 2018)
Submarine-4 UVIC In July, university teams from around the world will travel to QinetiQ’s Ocean Basin in Gosport, UK to compete in the fourth biennial European International Submarine Races. This unique engineering and sporting challenge has students design, build and race human-powered submarines...
June 19th, 2018 | Associations, IMarEST, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
26-May-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 27 MAY-9 JUNE 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 27 May-9 June 2018 Saturday, May 26, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 27 May (Sun) – Children’s Day (Nigeria) 28 May (Mon) – Spring bank...
May 26th, 2018 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

RMT protest in Portsmouth Friday over Channel Islands scandal

RMT protest in Portsmouth Friday over Channel Islands scandal
Mick Cash RMT PROTEST IN PORTSMOUTH FRIDAY CALLING FOR THE SACKING OF CONDOR AND FAIR EMPLOYMENT ON FERRIES TO THE CHANNEL ISLANDS Maritime union RMT will be holding a protest this Friday 16th March, from 1330 hrs at Portsmouth International Port, George Byng Way, Portsmouth PO2 8SP The protest will...
March 12th, 2018 | Communication, HR, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

The founder of Telemar UK takes up the helm at SRHi in UK

The founder of Telemar UK takes up the helm at SRHi in UK
Hans Rasmussen – Chairman The founder member of Telemar (UK) Ltd, Rodger Perks, who stepped down from the board at the end of September, after 18 years as managing director, has agreed to postpone retirement to join the board of SRH International (SRHi) based in London, as a non-executive director. SRHi...
November 20th, 2017 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Technical, Technology | Read More

Gertsen Global appointed global distributor of an innovative disinfectant concept

Gertsen Global appointed global distributor of an innovative disinfectant concept
Gertsen Global, a young brand under the umbrella of Danish based company Hans Buch now introduces a multi-purpose biocidal disinfectant from UK based Steri-7. Steri-7 is manufactured based on a philosophy unique to the cleaning business: BREAK the chain of infection, TREAT pathogens at the source, PREVENT...
October 6th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Davies Turner strengthens North American freight services

Davies Turner strengthens North American freight services
Davies Turner has added a new oceanfreight service from the UK to the USA and appointed a new partner in Canada as part of a strengthening of its transatlantic freight and logistics operations. The UK’s leading independent freight forwarding company has launched a fast oceanfreight service from...
August 13th, 2017 | Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IUA media comment: EU/US covered agreement

IUA media comment: EU/US covered agreement
Dave Matcham Viewers can  find below an IUA comment on announcement by US Department of the Treasury and the Office of the US Trade Representative that they intend to sign Bilateral Agreement between the US and EU on Prudential Measures Regarding Insurance and Reinsurance. https://www.treasury.gov/press-center/press-releases/Pages/sm0124.aspx#.WWkFhgQPFhk.twitter Dave...
July 17th, 2017 | IUA | Read More

US wasted its wealth on wars – Ma: Daily Wealth Letter

US wasted its wealth on wars – Ma: Daily Wealth Letter
Richard Moir, The Wealth Forums CEO Daily Wealth Letter a daily synopsis of the wealth news that’s most relevant, timely and dependable Compiled and edited by Ian Brodie of The Wealth Forums (www.thewealthforums.com) NEXT WEALTH FORUM EVENT: Monaco Wealth Forum, March 15, Cafe de Paris, Monte-Carlo (vist www.thewealthforums.com for...
January 19th, 2017 | Reports | Read More

INEC 2018!

INEC 2018!
IMarEST’s INTERNATIONAL NAVAL ENGINEERING CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION MOVES TO AUTUMN 2018 The 14th International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition (INEC 2018), with increased scope to include ship control systems – concepts, design, operation and support – will be held from Tuesday 2...
December 21st, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IMarEST | Read More

Quantimetrica: Control any device with short voice commands

Quantimetrica: Control any device with short voice commands
Dr. Yianni Doumenis Quantimetrica:  Control any device with short voice commands by Dr. Yiannis Doumenis    Quantimetrica Ltd. is a company based in London, UK with a footprint also in San Francisco, California, Austin, Texas, USA and Athens, Greece. Quantimetrica specialises in voice recognition...
December 13th, 2016 | Corruption, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Technical, Technology | Read More

New hybrid UK ferry will feature a broad range of Wärtsilä solutions for environmental efficiency

New hybrid UK ferry will feature a broad range of Wärtsilä solutions for environmental efficiency
.. Wärtsilä Corporation,  22 July 2016 at 10 am EET – A new ferry being built at the Cemre shipyard in Turkey for UK operator Wightlink, will feature a comprehensive range of modern Wärtsilä equipment and systems to ensure a high level of environmental efficiency. In addition to conventional...
July 22nd, 2016 | Emissions, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Halcyon Recruitment strengthens team with new Operations Director

Halcyon Recruitment strengthens team with new Operations Director
Danni Devine Maritime recruitment specialist Halcyon Recruitment is delighted to announce the appointment of Danni Devine as its new Operations Director. The move is part of Halcyon’s continuing growth in the UK and Singapore. Danni is a senior management recruitment professional with over 10 years’...
July 5th, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, Jobs, Person Profiles | Read More

Confront, don’t duck decision on Heathrow expansion, say UK forwarders

Confront, don’t duck decision on Heathrow expansion, say UK forwarders
Robert Keen The trade association that represents the UK’s freight forwarding and logistics businesses is concerned that last week’s news that the UK will leave the EU and that David Cameron will resign as Prime Minister will lead to further procrastination over the expansion of UK aviation capacity. Robert...
June 27th, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Seafarers Raise the Unhappiness for the Hollowness of the “Day of Seafarers”

Seafarers Raise the Unhappiness for the Hollowness of the “Day of Seafarers”
A survey reveals the truth about the emotions of the seafaring community    23 June 2016, Kolkata: The unrest was already visible! Starting from community blogs to forum discussions seafarers across the globe expressed their disappointment as far as the working conditions in the ships are concerned....
June 23rd, 2016 | Associations, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  28-May-2016 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 29 MAY-11 JUNE 2016 Worldwide World Holidays: 29 May-11 June 2016 Saturday, May 28, 2016, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: Mon 30 May – Spring Bank Holiday (UK) Mon 30 May – Memorial...
May 28th, 2016 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Kurdistan Regional Government UK Representation Trade Mission to Kurdistan, April 2016

Kurdistan Regional Government UK Representation Trade Mission to Kurdistan, April 2016
The Kurdistan Regional Government UK Representation in partnership with the Middle East Association, Pathfinder Trade & Invest, TVET UK and CT Trade Missions, will be leading a multi-sector Trade Mission to the Kurdistan Region incorporating a 1-day conference and one-to-one meetings...
April 4th, 2016 | Associations, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GTMaritime unveils an email service for a new era of ship to shore communications

GTMaritime unveils an email service for a new era of ship to shore communications
Rob Kenworthy Based on the popular GTMail platform, new software release is designed for higher bandwidth systems and retains a focus on cost control UK and Singapore,  April 4, 2016. GTMaritime, the shipping industry’s leading provider of shipboard email solutions, has announced GTMailPlus, a shipboard...
April 4th, 2016 | Communication, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
              16-Mar-2016 LOCK CLOSURE Hull, UK MARINE SITE INVESTIGATION AT DISCOVERY BAY Hong Kong Lock closure Wednesday, March 16, 2016, Hull, UK In order to carry out essential works, King George Dock Lock at Hull will be closed to all shipping...
March 16th, 2016 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More