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Coronavirus Bill: Priti Patel handed ground-breaking new powers to SHUT ports in UK crisis

May 21, 2020 by  
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THE new Coronavirus Bill will give Home Secretary, Priti Patel the ability to close ports in order to deal with the coronavirus outbreak. The bill states: “The proposed powers will allow the Secretary of State to direct a port operator (i.e. a person responsible for the management of a port) to suspend relevant operations, partially […]

UK ports urge government to keep trade flowing during COVID-19 fightback

May 21, 2020 by  
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The British Ports Association (BPA) has urged the UK government to ensure ports remain open and that its measures to fight the COVID-19, or coronavirus, pandemic do not hinder the movement of trade.  In a statement, BPA chief executive Richard Ballantyne responded to the government’s Emergency Bill saying that keeping trade avenues open should be […]

UK PORT JOINS DATA-SHARING PARTNERSHIP

May 21, 2020 by  
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Port of Tyne is the sixth port to join the Connected Ports partnership. Image: Port of Tyne Port of Tyne is now a partner of Connected Ports, which aims to transform the way ports operate through pooling data and resources. Matt Beeton, CEO at the Port of Tyne, said: “We are excited to join this […]

UK Ports have so far not been taking temperature screenings of passengers

May 21, 2020 by  
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UK Ports have so far not been taking temperature screenings of passengers based on advice from Public Health England (Picture: Getty) A UK airport has finally installed thermal cameras to detect if anyone arriving in the country has a fever – one of the symptoms of coronavirus. Despite measures set up at airports around the […]

Cornish Collaborations…

February 12, 2020 by  
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Following success in Scotland, CMS Geotech Ltd and Cornwall based Seawide Services Ltd are pleased to be working together again using the 15m multicat MV Obervargh undertaking a detailed marine ground investigation in Plymouth using both vibrocore and seabed CPT to characterise a drying shallow site.  The restricted area requires detailed positioning of the vessel […]

Geotechnical Operators & Engineers

February 12, 2020 by  
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Our team of highly experienced and competent geotechnical operators and engineers are available for deployment around the world to support Client and third party projects. The quality of our work is down to their expertise and ability to operate the geotechnical equipment efficiently and safely thereby preventing costly failures and breakages.  If you would like the peace […]

Welcoming New Members to the Team

February 12, 2020 by  
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We are delighted to welcome James Parkinson, Ollie O’Reilly and Jaimun Nayee to the team in our Plymouth office. James is a recent graduate from Plymouth University with a Masters in Geology, Ollie graduated from Southampton University with a 1st Class Honours Degree in Geology & Jaimun too joins us from Southampton University with a Masters in Geology. […]

What a year we had in 2019 ….

February 12, 2020 by  
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It was a record year with our geotechnical equipment being deployed far and wide across the globe. Three of our High Powered Vibrocorers were out working at the same time, which is a new company record. We had one in the Caribbean and another on a long term deployment in the North Sea and the third working hard here in the UK […]

CMS – Geotech

February 12, 2020 by  
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This year has seen some significant developments at CMS-Geotech with the addition of a new operational site within the prestigious Oceansgate Marine Enterprise Zone development in Plymouth.  We have equipment maintenance workshops, a geotechnical lab and a complete spread of our geotechnical equipment based here, along with a small team of marine geologists and technicians. The expansion has allowed us to […]

PD Ports welcomes government’s progress on Free Ports agenda

February 12, 2020 by  
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Teesport owners, PD Ports, has welcomed Government’s announcement to launch a public consultation on Free Ports with the aim to award 10 locations special trade status by the end of 2020. Teesport owners, PD Ports, has welcomed Government’s announcement to launch a public consultation on Free Ports with the aim to award 10 locations special […]

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