Sunday, December 17, 2017

Ballast Water Management – Port State Control, it’s over to you!

December 9, 2017 by  
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With 8th September now past it means the long awaited ballast water management convention has now come into force. The recent MEPC 71st session reminded us that from 8th September all vessels, without an approved ballast water treatment system installed on board, are required to complete ballast water exchange (BWE). The convention states that BWE […]

Baumer UK

August 12, 2017 by  
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The Baumer Group is one of the worldwide leading manufacturers of sensors, encoders, measuring instruments and components for automated image-processing. Baumer combines innovative technologies and customer-oriented service into intelligent solutions for factory and process automation and offers an unrivalled wide technology and product portfolio. With around 2,400 employees and 38 subsidiaries in 19 countries, the […]

Crown Oil Environmental – The Intelligent Choice For All Your fuel Services

August 4, 2017 by  
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The Crown Oil Group are a family owned business and we ensure that our customers are at the forefront of all our business activities. This ethos has made us the number one supplier of fuel to the construction and industrial sector in the UK. The team at Crown Oil would like to introduce its new […]

New Appointments and Promotions at Rigmar Group

August 2, 2017 by  
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The Rigmar Group has been recruiting and re-organising to address the expanding range and complexity of projects being undertaken. Duncan Cuthill, who joined the Group in January 2016, has been promoted to the role of Interocean?s Marine General Manager. Duncan has been responsible for a number of significant contract awards, as well as launching the […]

REINTJES Editorial for UK Ports Directory 2017/2018

July 26, 2017 by  
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REINTJES Marine Gears are synonymous with long life, high reliability and low through life costs as demonstrated in the numerous and varied Marine applications throughout the World. REINTJES now has their own UK based operation to bring the Customers and REINTJES closer together. The new Office is responsible for the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland and […]

Uretek Ground Solutions For Ports & Harbours

July 26, 2017 by  
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Uretek is the ideal solution to stabilise and re-level sinking slabs in and around docks and harbours. In areas subject to continuous hydration, voiding is commonplace resulting in slabs dropping which hinders the free passage of vehicles and dockside equipment. The fast, mobile solutions provided by Uretek are free from excavation and construction, meaning operations […]

Rigmar Awarded Contract by Major Drilling Contractor

March 30, 2017 by  
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Rigmar Services has been awarded a contract by Maersk Drilling to support its operations in the UK Sector of the North Sea.  The company is already providing maintenance services on board the Maersk Highlander, which is currently drilling in the Culzean field.   The contract is being managed from Rigmar’s offices in Aberdeen, with support […]

UK Ports Could Benefit from Brexit

March 9, 2017 by  
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Ports in Britain could gain advantage over ports in the European Union due to Brexit by dodging the EU’s proposed Ports Services Regulation, Reuters has cited leading UK port operators as saying. The decision to leave the European Union could be beneficial for British terminals which would be otherwise ‘unfairly’ affected by the new regulation […]

The Dutch Maritime Cluster Monitor 2016-17

March 9, 2017 by  
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The Netherlands is a maritime nation. This fact is proven by the numbers recently released by Maritime by Holland, the organisation that promotes and strengthens the maritime sector in the Netherlands. The maritime cluster generates 3.5 per cent of the total gross domestic product (GDP) of the Netherlands, the same as in 2014. In 2015, […]

New Sanctions on Iran Would Have Chilling Effect on Business

March 9, 2017 by  
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Following the easing of sanctions against Iran by the US and five other world powers, Europe has been eager to revive maritime trade relations with Tehran, sending its shipping majors and port officials to ink new and renew old cooperation deals. Aside to increased activity in the carriage of oil, container lines have reestablished or […]

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