Portsmouth International Port have reached the final stages of the 2019 International Quality Awards in the Quality Organisation of the Year category. Portsmouth International Port has reached the final stages of the 2019 International Quality Awards in the Quality Organisation of the Year category. The awards celebrates excellence in the quality sector, and acknowledges the contribution of the quality profession in enhancing the reputation of organisations around the world.
Swathe Services, a Hydrographic survey support company in Hayle, Cornwall UK ran the world’s first Multi-Beam Echo- Sounder training course using a remotely operated Unmanned Surface Vessel. Hydrographic Surveying is usually done with a manned survey vessel and takes many hours to complete. People came from as far afield as Norway, France, Slovenia, UK and the USA to attend the intensive 5-day course. As part of the training, the delegates mapped Hayle Harbour in Cornwall usi
The northeast corner of Scotland has historically had a problem with severe weather breaking away a north cardinal mark in Wick Bay. Hydrosphere recently undertook a buoy and light installation project in the area with Wick Harbour Authority. With the installation of a new offshore wind farm nearby, the customer had been looking more closely at the navigational aids they provide for users. Although the wind farm is more or less built now, operations and maintenance work over
New work to overhaul engines on an Offshore Support Vessel (OSV) operated by United Offshore Support (UOS), has been completed by diesel power specialist Royston. Engineers undertook the 30,000 running hour service on the main propulsion engines onboard the GH Challenger, as part of an extensive refurbishment and maintenance programme of critical power plants. The 2009-built, 80m length, 3000 tonne-vessel, which is part of a 11-strong fleet, currently operates in the Caribbea
Thuraya Telecommunications Company, the mobile satellite services subsidiary of the Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat) participated in OilComm 2019, the Houston based event for oil and gas professionals to explore trending innovations in the communications and digital industries. At the two-day symposium, Thuraya displayed its top satellite solutions for land and offshore energy applications, besides seeking new partners to expand its growing IoT/M2M ecosystem.
An impressive total of 28, all ready to secure their future in the Company’s growth This is further demonstration of how Dales Marine Services value their highly skilled workforce, and are demonstrating their desire to develop and maintain this strength. This intake consisting of engineers, fabricators, and welders across the Company’s operations at Aberdeen, Leith, and Greenock, plus a pipefitter and electrician further boosting the Greenock numbers. These new employees will
ASAP Supplies are ever expanding their range, with their latest addition coming from Maestrini. The new Bronze Ball Valve is available in sizes from ½" to 2" BSP and features a polymer ball. All other components that are in contact with saltwater are made from Bronze (body, coupling, stem and gland). The new bronze ball valve has drain plugs to make winterisation simpler. The handle can be repositioned to invert the direction of movement, solving installation issues. The valv
Several years ago, one of the large ports in the south of France required a boom system that would have an electric operated reel. Only recently one of the major UK ports has gone the same way, as the electric reel can be moved around the port area and is based on the plug and play option. Zwanny now have the option, together with Lamor, to custom build these type of boom reels. These have different options available – the standard diesel hydraulic option or the electric opti