- Acta Orion serves turbine installation July 21, 2017Netherlands-owned Acta Marine’s construction support vessel Acta Orion is carrying out accommodation and walk-to-work duties for Siemens on Dong Energy’s Norfolk offshore wind farm, Race Bank.
- First Frequentis coastal maritime system July 21, 2017Austria-headquartered Frequentis is to provide a maritime distress communication solution for South Africa.
- Iridium GMDSS milestones July 21, 2017US-headquartered Iridium Communications Inc. has announced that two key milestones along the path to becoming the second recognized provider of Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS) services have been reached.
- Safety certificates all in one place July 21, 2017C Data Services, a leading provider of professional IT Solutions to marine related industries, was showcasing its new application BSafe at Seawork 2017.
- LiDARs sole wind measurement tool July 20, 2017LiDARs have replaced met masts to become the sole wind measurement tool used for offshore resource assessment and power curve verification purposes, wind measurement experts at a London conference claim.
This week the Port of London Authority (PLA) and the London Tilbury Seafarers Centre (LTSC) is distributing food gift bags to crews visiting the port, to show their appreciation during Seafarers Awareness week. The gift bags include British favourites including... Continue Reading
Facing Brexit, the UK’s ‘island nation’ dependence on shipping and seafarers is set to grow As the UK finally embarks on Brexit negotiations, our island nation’s attention is being focused on the vital role our ports, harbours and seafarers will... Continue Reading
The Port of London Authority (PLA) is inviting over 16s to take a look at its opportunities for apprenticeships at a special Open Day on Friday, 30 June. The PLA looks after 95 miles of the tidal Thames, from the... Continue Reading
The Port of London Authority (PLA) has broken ground for the construction of a new radar tower in Northfleet, Kent, as part of the 18-strong radar network it operates, overseeing safe navigation on the UK’s busiest waterway. The PLA is... Continue Reading
Two new themes launched for Seafarers Awareness Week (24-30 June 2017) Announcing the themes ‘Maritime Jobs at Sea and Ashore‘ and ‘Sea Ports for Prosperity‘, Seafarers UK has launched this year’s Seafarers Awareness Week campaign, with the focus on promoting... Continue Reading
The Port of London Authority (PLA) launched its latest safety campaign, focused on the Human Factor, at its Annual Stakeholder Forum today (Tuesday, 9 May). The PLA decided to target human error after analysis of incident data showed that it... Continue Reading
In the first three months of the year, 66 ships calling at terminals on the Thames qualified for the UK’s first port charge discount for cleaner ships. Introduced by the Port of London Authority (PLA) on 1 January, the discount... Continue Reading
The shipping minister, John Hayes MP and deputy mayor of London for Transport, Val Shawcross were among more than 30 business leaders and politicians who joined the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) first port infrastructure meeting, discussing the road, rail,... Continue Reading
Estuary Services Limited (ESL), a joint venture between the Port of London Authority (PLA) and Peel Ports London Medway, is continuing its fleet replacement plan and buying another new pilot boat for its pilot transfer operations serving the ports of... Continue Reading
Gavin Barwell MP, Minister of State for Housing and Planning and Minister for London is calling for greater integration of the River Thames in the growth of London. The Minister joined Port of London Authority (PLA) chief executive Robin Mortimer... Continue Reading
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Tall Ships Festival 2017 – Thanks for all your support which has meant a great deal. Until next time…
Tall Ships Festival 2017 – Just wanted to say thanks for a great event.
Tall Ships Festival 2017 – A huge thank you for your hospitality last night. It was a great treat to travel up through Tower Bridge on a Tall Ship, a unique opportunity. Great to meet you Peter and fabulous to spend time with you Sezen. A really good evening and event.
Tall Ships Festival 2017 – It was a pleasure! Thank you for inviting us and for giving us such a superb spot. It was a very successful event for us where we managed to attract a good number of new supporters and spread some MCS love around the wonderful setting of Greenwich.
Tall Ships Festival 2017 – We are very pleased to be supporting National Maritime/ Jobs in Maritime at this prestigious event, and on behalf of VolkerStevin and our guests, I would like to thank you once again.
Thank you, Sezen, for an excellent meeting, which I attended in some trepidation, being something of a backroom person, but it was very useful and I made some good contacts.
Many thanks – I’m very happy it hit the spot. I enjoyed the various interactions before, after the presentation and there were a lot of good connections made.
Thanks for a great event & all u do to promote our great maritime sector.
It was good to meet you at Invest In Blue. It was a good event, I found it useful, being so new to the industry.
Thank you all for an excellent conference. It was beautifully organised, and went swimmingly as a result. I thought the programme was very good, and hit the spot precisely.
Thank you very much for the event. It was a great success! If only there were even more events like that in the industry.
Thanks for hosting a fantastic event, I really enjoyed the range of talks and the diversity of delegates. I look forward to making the Maritime Connection again in 2 years.
Our pleasure well done on an amazing and successful event.
Thank you for all your assistance at INVESTINBLUE, what excellent service.
Again thank you for the great organisation. I hope that today you will have a success like yesterday.
Great event, thanks once again! You all did a great job!!
Thank you so much for all your help; chalk this one up as another success!