Sunday, July 21, 2019

ABP BARROW WELCOMES SHIPPING MINISTER FOR PORT TOUR

June 12, 2019 by  
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Caption: ABP Divisional Port Manager – North West, Carl Bevan (far left) and his team with Shipping Minister Nusrat Ghani MP (second from the left) and John Woodcock MP (centre) The Port of Barrow and John Woodcock MP have recently welcomed UK Shipping Minister Nusrat Ghani MP for an informative port tour to showcase the […]

UK official in charge of Brexit border plans resigns

June 12, 2019 by  
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‘Nothing is happening in Whitehall now. Lots of people have been stood down on Brexit no-deal preparations.’ Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA The government official in charge of delivering “frictionless” Brexit border arrangements, including emergency plans for Dover and Ireland in the event of no deal, has quit just two years into her job. Karen Wheeler, director […]

ABP Reassures Disruption Will Be Avoided in Case of No-Deal Brexit Scenario

June 12, 2019 by  
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Associated British Ports (ABP) reaffirmed its commitment to keep Britain trading with Europe and the rest of the world after Brexit, especially in case of a No-Deal Brexit. Businesses are anxious that such a scenario could lead to a severe disruption at UK’s major ports, in particular at the Port of Dover. “ABP’s container and […]

EIB and ING to fund European maritime shipping projects

June 12, 2019 by  
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Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank The European Investment Bank (EIB) and ING have agreed a €300m investment to support European maritime shipping projects. Each institution will contribute €150m to a sector risk-bearing facility to support European maritime shipping projects, which will include novel solutions to tackle emissions from vessels and increase fuel […]

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 […]

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