- GB£1.35bn Queensferry Crossing open September 22, 2017The GB£1.35bn Queensferry Crossing has been opened by the Scottish Government to replace the Forth Road Bridge as the main road route between Edinburgh and Fife.
- Veteran cargo ship sails again after refit September 22, 2017The two-masted schooner 'Avontuur' - nearly 100 years old and once regarded as one of the last true cargo sailing ships of the last century - is back at sea again.
- Nobiskrug tackles specialist work September 22, 2017It’s proving a busy time in the boat repair and maintenance sector for Nobiskrug Shipyard and its sister yards in North Germany.
- Eco engine swap is first of several September 22, 2017The 24.5m Hamburg excursion boat 'Serrahn Star' is back in service after swapping its old engines for a more eco-friendly and economical propulsion system and owner Heiko Buhr says similar conversions will follow on other boats in his fleet.
- Fire retardant lifejacket September 21, 2017Safety solution provider Survitec has expanded its Crewsaver Workvest range by launching the new Crewfit XD Fire Retardant lifejacket.
Human Rights at Sea is very pleased to announce that following the success of the mental health welfare leaflet “Remaining Resilient after Traumatic Events”, the leaflet is now available in the Tagalog language. The leaflet is now available on both... Continue Reading
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
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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!