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  • 12 April 2011

    The Isle of Man ship Registry has significantly boosted its presence in Asia with the appointment of Geoff Hutcheon (pictured) as its Surveyor in Singapore to serve shipowners in the growing Asia Pacific markets. Geoff Hutcheon will be based in Singapore to cover the statutory requirements for ISM/ISPS/ILO and Flag State Inspections (FSI) on merchant […]

  • 20 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      Protecting Seafarers’ interests Seafarers’ rights took a significant step forward after a “Declaration of Principles” agreement was signed which gives seafarers serving on Isle of Man-registered ships better living and employment conditions and pay. Formalising years of hard work to protect seafarers’ interests, the Isle of Man Ship Registry is proud to lead the […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     The USACE Buffalo District’s Presque Isle sand nourishment project’s primary objective is to preserve Presque Isle Peninsula by stabilizing the shoreline and maintaining beaches that are an important economic resource for the City of Erie. Presque Isle Peninsula forms Erie Harbor and is a national landmark. The Buffalo District conducted the annual Presque Isle […]

  • 6 August 2015

    Sustainable Marine Energy Ltd (SME) is looking to employ six new people in its Isle of Wight base and one in Orkney.  “SME is recruiting suitably experienced, high calibre individuals who wish to be part of an ambitious and dynamic organisation,” the company said. SME is recruiting for the following positions: – Lead Mechanical Engineer (Isle of […]

  • 7 February 2013

    Cummins announced its 2013 engine lineup, which is ideal for vocational applications with demanding workloads and tough-duty cycles. At the World of Concrete in Las Vegas, Cummins will have on display its clean diesel ISX12 and ISL9, as well as the Cummins Westport ISX12 G natural gas engine. Cummins 2013 on-highway diesel engines, including the […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Isle of Man government has proposed to buy the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company.

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District conducted the annual Presque Isle beach walk at Presque Isle State Park in Erie, PA, on April 22, 2020. Data collected on the walk will help determine the scope of the District’s annual sand nourishment project at Presque Isle. The Presque Isle sand nourishment project’s primary objective […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    A suite of detailed reports concerning the coordinated development of offshore electricity grid and marine renewable energy projects between the jurisdictions of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland has been published. The Irish-Scottish Links on Energy Study (ISLES) is a joint initiative between the three partner governments of Scotland, Ireland and Northern Ireland, and publication marks […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Isle of Man Ship Registry has just completed a pilot project with the Korean Register (KR) as a first step towards full recognition of the Korean classification society. The move could mean more Korean owned and classed vessels coming onto the Isle of Man flag in future. The recent delivery of the containership ‘Hanjin […]

  • 29 July 2013

    A government delegation from the Isle of Man will visit the Isle of Wight this week, to learn more about the Isle of Wight’s plans for achievement of sustainable energy future, the BBC writes. Namely, in 2008 the Isle of Wight launched an ‘Ecoisland Partnership’ within which the residents of the Isle of Wight are […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Isle of Man Government has taken a further step towards exploring the opportunities for generation of offshore wind and tidal energy and is now inviting expressions of interest from parties seeking to develop offshore energy production in Isle of Man territorial seas. Minister for Economic Development John Shimmin commented: ‘The opportunities for the Isle […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The Isle of Man Government has invited expressions of interest from parties seeking to develop offshore wind and tidal energy production in Isle of Man territorial seas.  Minister for Economic Development John Shimmin said: “The opportunities for the Isle of Man in renewable energy are significant. For example, we estimate that leasing parts of the […]

  • 13 April 2010

    SEA ISLE CITY – Sea Isle City and Avalon are anxiously awaiting the arrival of Great Lakes Dredge and Dock to start replenishment of beaches at the south end of Sea Isle and the north end of Avalon, under the joint venture contract executed by both communities with Great Lakes last month. Sea Isle City […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Mike Kelly has submitted a joint bipartisan letter to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) to officially request that beach nourishment for Presque Isle State Park remains a high-priority project in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ budget for fiscal year 2019 and work plan for fiscal year 2018. “I’m very proud […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Positive Action Group, an Isle of Man-based political group, is organizing a public meeting that will discuss the potential of tidal energy in the waters off the Isle of Man. The Isle of Man government has recently announced the granting of a survey license enabling local company Manx Tidal Energy to carry out preliminary work […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ports Division of the Isle of Man Government Department of Infrastructure is working on a project that will remove mud and silt from Douglas Inner Harbor (Marina). According to the government, the proposed work will involve excavation of up to 5000 tonnes (3125m³) of mud and silt from the marina bed for transportation and […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    Local residents in the Ventnor area will voice their concerns at Vetnor Central to discuss possible issues regarding the construction of the tidal energy centre off the Isle of Wight, Isle of Wight County Press reports. The locals are worried about the impact the tidal energy center will have on the environment, and are also dissatisfied […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The Isle of Man Government has invited expressions of interest from parties seeking to develop offshore wind and tidal energy production in Isle of Man territorial seas.  Minister for Economic Development John Shimmin said: “The opportunities for the Isle of Man in renewable energy are significant. For example, we estimate that leasing parts of the […]

  • 12 August 2013

    The Isle of Man Ship Registry has just completed a pilot project with the Korean Register (KR) as a first step towards full recognition of the Korean classification society. The move could mean more Korean owned and classed vessels coming onto the Isle of Man flag in future. The recent delivery of the containership ‘Hanjin […]

  • 14 August 2012

      Cllr David Pugh, the Leader of the Isle of Wight Council and a Director of the Solent Local Enterprise Partnership, says that the Isle of Wight should harness its tidal power not the wind power. In his blog, Mr. Pugh welcomes the UK’s second Marine Energy Park announcement, and hopes that the Isle of […]

  • 5 November 2006

    The Isle of Man’s new aircraft registry for business and private planes will provide a cheaper and more user-friendly alternative to the UK model. Timothy Mann investigates The Isle of Man will shortly launch its new aircraft register. This follows the success of the Isle of Man’s Yacht Register and is expected to be in […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development

    DONG Energy has signed an Agreement for Lease with the government of the Isle of Man to explore the possibility of developing a wind farm in Manx waters off the north east coast of the island. The agreement with the Isle of Man’s Department of Infrastructure will enable DONG to carry out preliminary surveys to determine the practicality […]