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Call for Port Dashers – The Port of Dover Community Regatta needs you!

June 24, 2014 by  
Filed under Port Services & Renewables

The sun is beginning to shine, the temperature is warming up and 26 July 2014, the date of the Port of Dover Community Regatta, is coming up fast.  Interest is building and Port Dash teams are coming on-board, so make sure you secure your place before it is too late!   Sponsored by the Port of […]

EXCLUSIVE: Jihadi threat to BLOW UP oil tanker at major UK Port

June 24, 2014 by  
Filed under Port Services & Renewables

A TERRORIST sleeper cell is planning to seize an oil ­tanker and mount a ­spectacular suicide attack at a major UK port. DANGER: A ship at Felixstowe in Suffolk, the UK’s biggest container port [ALAMY] Special forces soldiers have been deployed in mainland Britain to support the police after intelligence experts picked up info on […]

The Port of Tilbury’s London Paper Terminal announces a new deal with Hemisphere Freight

June 24, 2014 by  
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The Port of Tilbury’s London Paper Terminal announces a new deal with Hemisphere Freight to handle over 20,000 tonnes of directories from Spain. Following the relocation of European shipping line, OPDR to Tilbury (announced in December), a number of Tilbury’s key clients have explored the benefits of a portcentric operation by reducing road miles and […]

James Fisher Marine Services Ltd announces the signing of a cooperation agreement with Mammoet Salvage B.V

June 24, 2014 by  
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James Fisher Marine Services Ltd (JFMS), part of James Fisher and Sons plc – the UK’s leading marine services provider, today announces the signing of a cooperation agreement with Mammoet Salvage B.V  a division of Mammoet. Two world-leading marine specialists enter into mutually beneficial agreement as preferred partners Opportunity for combined capability and expertise, providing […]

Port of Tyne bosses are today celebrating five unbroken years of record growth.

June 24, 2014 by  
Filed under Port Services & Renewables

Last year, the South Shields-based port saw cargo volumes increase by 25 per cent to 8.1 million tonnes, while turnover rose by 16 per cent to £73m, compared to 2012. Continued record growth underlined its status as the UK’s fastest-growing major deep sea port, which adds £500m to the regional economy, while supporting 10,500 jobs. […]

PD Ports establishes Office in Newton Aycliffe

June 24, 2014 by  
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PD Ports has opened a project and commercial office in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, to complement its Head Office in Teesside. This space will facilitate easier working with the large number of local businesses which currently use the port infrastructure in Teesport. It will also allow PD Ports to assist other businesses to discover and […]

Multimillion pound investment to regenerate Port of Burntisland

June 24, 2014 by  
Filed under Port Services & Renewables

Forth Ports Limited and Fife-based Scott Group have jointly announced a multimillion pound investment for the regeneration of the eastern end of the Port of Burntisland following approval of full planning permission from Fife Council. Working together to secure the long-term future of the Port of Burntisland, Forth Ports and Scott Group, supported by a […]

Liverpool wins race for world’s largest RORO/container ships

June 24, 2014 by  
Filed under Port Services & Renewables

Atlantic Container Line (ACL) has chosen the Port of Liverpool as the UK port of call for its new five-strong fleet of the world’s largest RORO/container ships (CONROs) after a review of potential schedules, market potential and opportunities for its North Atlantic Services Peel Ports Group retained the transatlantic services and will make a £10million […]

Salvors Seek Environmental Rewards

February 5, 2014 by  
Filed under Port Services & Renewables

Representatives of the maritime salvage industry made their case for increased payments to salvors who take actions to reduce damage to the environment. Recently, at a meeting of maritime lawyers, the president of the International Salvage Union, said that society’s value on environmental issues was not reflected in current regulations for salvage. Current Environmental Rewards […]

Cruise Ship Backup Power With Green Design (innovation)

February 5, 2014 by  
Filed under Port Services & Renewables

For the past few years the cruise industry has experienced at least one major power failure of a cruise ship at sea. Two recent examples of power failure were engine room fires that destroyed control electronics for primary and secondary systems. The fires left thousands of passengers without power and adrift. Seas were calm and […]

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