Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Brexit news latest: ‘Risk of ports grinding to halt if UK crashes out without deal’

November 9, 2018 by  
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With just six months to go before the UK quits the European Union, the Conservative peer urged the Government to give businesses more details about how border controls could be relaxed to avoid gridlock. A Tory donor, he spoke out as Next issued an 11-page report on its Brexit preparations. The high street retailer warned […]

The Port of Dover has handed pontoon manufacturer Solent Marine a contract to design and fit out a new marina as part of its Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development.

November 9, 2018 by  
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The £2.7m contract includes the design and construction of the pontoons, access bridges for the 250-berth marina, fuel tanks and pumps for the fuel berth and pontoons and an access bridge for the new boatyard. Work will start on site in early 2019. DWDR is the single biggest investment ever undertaken by the Port of […]

RED7MARINE RECOVERS SEVERAL HISTORIC KITE ANCHORS FROM THE ISLE OF WIGHT

November 6, 2018 by  
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On Tuesday 9 October, leading marine construction and renewables firm, Red7Marine, successfully recovered several historic kite anchors which were designed for the Mulberry Harbours in the D-Day landings. The anchors were retrieved from the Isle of Wight foreshore. The anchors were designed by civil engineer, Allan Beckett MBE, who also designed the ‘Whale’, a floating […]

MAIB: Insufficient Anchor Cable Led to River Humber Collision

November 6, 2018 by  
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Insufficient anchor cable and an unprepared crew have led to a collision between three ships on the River Humber, according to a report by UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB). The UK-registered general cargo vessel Celtic Spirit dragged its anchor in heavy weather on the River Humber in the early morning . The vessel subsequently collided with […]

UK’s Autonomous Shipping Industry Gets a Boost

November 6, 2018 by  
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The autonomous and smart shipping industry in the UK is set to receive a boost with the recently unveiled funding of GBP 1 million (USD 1.3 million). The funding has been awarded by the UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s Regulators’ Pioneer Fund to the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the […]

DTS Solutions (UK) Ltd (Two-Way Radio Specialists)

October 12, 2018 by  
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Established 1988, celebrating 30 Years of Excellence, we would like to continue the success in providing our customers new and old with our excellent service, offering an extensive range of Hand Portable, Mobile and Fixed Two-Way Radio solutions, equipment and infrastructure, Nationwide. Operating from Cambridgeshire, with a branch in Great Yarmouth who specialise in ATEX […]

Kluber Lubricatoin

August 31, 2018 by  
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For over 85 years our experts have developed speciality lubricants for extreme demands, sophisticated materials, and optimum performance – we’re more than just a manufacturer of speciality lubricants; we’re dedicated to helping our customers become more efficient, more effective, and more competitive in today’s global markets. In the Marine industry our Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (inc […]

Redcar Bulk Terminal secures major new contracts

August 2, 2018 by  
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Redcar Bulk Terminal (RBT) announced it’s secured a series of major new contracts. The terminal, on the south bank of the River Tees, has announced a long term deal with Javelin Global Commodities to handle hundreds of thousands of tonnes of imported coal for use in the power generating sector. RBT has also agreed a […]

PD Ports wins Humber contract with UK market-leading oil specialists

August 2, 2018 by  
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PD Ports has been awarded a four-year contract to operate the import logistics and front-line quality inspection for oil specialists Kerfoot at their port facility in Goole. Through its Humber-based shipping and inspection team, PD Ports, one the UK’s major port groups, will provide the stevedoring and tank management for a selection of imported high […]

West Midlands technology firm secures major contract with leading UK port

August 2, 2018 by  
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Peter Gagg of MCP with Janet Bunch from the Blythe Valley Innovation Centre A global West Midlands technology firm has secured a significant contract with one of the UK’s leading ports. MCP Consulting Group Ltd (MCP), which was awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2016, provides asset management consulting and training services in […]

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