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  • 4 February 2015

    UK’s maritime workers union yesterday slammed a decision by Shell to hire the Allseas’ ‘Pieter Schelte’ vessel for the Brent field decommissioning project. The vessel was named after the late father of Edward Heerema, the owner of Allseas. The unions are outraged by the fact that the vessel bears the name of the late Pieter […]

  • 26 September 2006

    The smallest boat to cross the Atlantic has once again returned to Falmouth, 13 years to the day after she sailed into the record books. Taking the limelight in a forthcoming exhibition at the Maritime Museum, this time her return is for good. The quirky 5ft 4 inch Father’s Day was transported to Falmouth from […]

  • 18 August 2006

    There was no distress call, no indication of enemy depth charges exploding or bulkheads breached, just a dead silence that stretched from a few days into 60 years. The USS Grunion disappeared in July 1942, leaving 70 American families grieving and the three sons of skipper Mannert L. “Jim” Abele without a father. Abele’s boys […]

  • 4 February 2015

    Yesterday’s announcement from Shell on awarding the Brent field decommissioning contract to the Allseas’ Pieter Schelte attracted comments and reactions from maritime workers union. According to RMT “a vessel which is named after a top German Nazi jailed for war crimes at the end of the war,” doesn’t have a place in UK. RMT also […]

  • 17 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Danish shipping magnate Maersk McKinney Moller of the conglomerate AP Moller-Maersk Group has died at age 98, the company said on Monday. Ane Mærsk Mc-Kinney Uggla states: “On behalf of the entire family, I wish to express our deep sorrow at the loss of our father, grandfather and great grandfather, Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller. My sisters […]

  • 18 June 2006

    For 60 years, Nancy Kenney wondered what happened to her father. The submarine that William T. Mabin was in disappeared while he and his crewmates were on a mission to attack a Japanese convoy in the last months of World War II. Now, the Navy says a wreck found at the bottom of the Gulf […]

  • 2 December 2007

    A father and son have died after falling from a fishing boat off the Irish coast. The pair were thrown from the small boat in heavy seas in Donegal Bay.

  • 12 August 2007

    A father and his 11-year-old son had a lucky escape after their boat capsized off the west Dorset coast.

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Swiss-based Allseas Group SA, the owner of Pieter Schelte crane vessel, does not intend to change the vessel’s name despite calls from various maritime unions. The Panamanian flag of convenience vessel was named in honour of the Allseas Group’s owner’s father, who was a Nazi Waffen-SS officer, jailed for war crimes. The International Transport Workers’ […]

  • 17 September 2013

    One of the founding fathers of the Australian oil and gas industry and of its industry association, APPEA, passed away over the weekend.  Charles William (Bill) Siller, was born in St George, Queensland, and graduated from the University of Queensland with a degree in geology. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, Siller was one […]

  • 23 July 2007

    Three men had a narrow escape after their boat capsized off the coast of Shetland. A father and two sons were fishing off Gletness when their boat was hit by a swell of water on Sunday night.

  • 9 May 2011

    A Gold Coast MP has called for the creation of a designated boat channel in the alley where a surfer was killed yesterday. Father-of-two Ric… By Marissa Calligeros (brisbanetimes) [mappress] Source: brisbanetimes, May 9, 2011;

  • 22 July 2011
    Research & Development

    When Onslow’s founding fathers settled on the Pilbara coast in 1883, little did they know their choice of location – just inland from where… By Peter Klinger (The West Australian) [mappress] Source: The West Australian, July 22, 2011;

  • 5 February 2012

    The year 2011 has flown by and many will remember it as the year of the continual flow of negative reports for all industries. Financial crisis and recession were often used words. Experts competed to adjust their predictions time and again. Realistic? Of course much is happening in regards to micro and macro economy and […]

  • 5 March 2006

    An Arizona father whose daughter’s disappearance from a cruise ship went unreported, a Connecticut couple who had nearly $7,000 worth of jewelry stolen on a cruise are among a dozen people scheduled to testify at a congressional hearing Tuesday.

  • 22 July 2011

    When Onslow’s founding fathers settled on the Pilbara coast in 1883, little did they know their choice of location – just inland from where…  (The West Australian) [mappress] Source: The West Australian, July 22, 2011;    

  • 17 August 2007

    The Assets Recovery Agency has frozen the assets of three County Down fishermen as part of a crackdown on a fish quota scam. The agency obtained restraint orders against three men, including a father and son, from the Kilkeel area.

  • 13 April 2007

    A 15-year-old boy and his father are feared to be among five crewmen missing after an anchor handling tug capsized in the Atlantic, killing three people. The coastguard said it would be a “miracle” if the five were found alive.

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance

     Silversea Cruises has entrusted Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri for the construction of a new ultra-luxury cruise ship, due to join the shipowner’s fleet in 2020. The shipbuilding contract is worth about EUR 310 million (USD 372.6 million). The new unit, tentatively named Silver Moon, will be a sister ship of Silver Muse, delivered in April at […]

  • 9 August 2007

    Pleasure boat users have been warned to carry communication equipment after a father and his three sons had to be rescued off the Northumberland coast. Two lifeboat crews from Amble were scrambled on Wednesday when the 10ft speedboat began taking on water.

  • 18 June 2006

    Polly Bielecki, whose father Jacek Bielecki and her 19-year-old brother Jack are currently missing in the Atlantic aboard their 41ft yacht Free Spirit is appealing for help. Communications from the yacht, on the first leg of her two-year circumnavigation from Newport Rhode Island to the Mediterranean, have not been made since last Thursday since being […]

  • 29 September 2009

    A number of Maltese fishermen who practice traditional fishing methods are struggling to keep the fishing heritage alive. “My father was a fisherman in his mother’s womb,” fisherman Charles Bugeja told The Times of Malta. His family boasts four generations of fishermen. Families like the Bugejas say that technological innovations in the fisheries sector may […]