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  • 24 March 2011

    The residents of Dover have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a plan to try to buy the town’s port. In a referendum organised by the Dover People’s Port Trust, 5,244 people voted in favour, with 113 against.

  • 31 August 2010

    Dame Vera Lynn says she would support a scheme for local people to buy the port of Dover, if the government decides it should be privatised. Forces sweetheart Dame Vera, who sang (There’ll Be Blue Birds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover during World War II, said it was an important landmark.

  • 17 September 2014

    AMSC, a global solutions provider serving wind and power grid industry leaders, issued several updates regarding its litigation with Sinovel Wind Group, Ltd (Sinovel). In the trade secret infringement case, the Beijing Higher People’s Court upheld AMSC’s position by rejecting Sinovel’s appeal to  transfer the case to the Beijing Arbitration Commission. Additionally, the first substantive […]

  • 11 June 2012

    Recently the naming and launch ceremony for Chang Jiang Kou 02 was celebrated in Qidong, China, whilst at the same time in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands, her slightly older sister Chang Jiang Kou 01 was completed and handed-over. Chang Jiang Kou 01, the first of the two Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers (TSHD) was built at the […]

  • 8 April 2020

    TOS – People & Ship Delivery We are TOS. A family business. Loyal and authentic. Founded in 1992 in Rotterdam. Our business is a people business. We proactively support clients in finding flexible workforce and effective personnel solutions around the world. In recent years TOS specialised in providing construction and maintenance teams for the offshore […]

  • 15 November 2018

    Japan’s Inpex, on behalf of Ichthys joint venture participants, signed a $24 million benefits agreement with the Larrakia people in Darwin.

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Investors in People (IIP) has recognised Jee Ltd with the prestigious Gold Standard award for the second time. Initially accredited as an IIP organisation in 2006, the subsea engineering and training company went on to be awarded the Gold title in March 2011. By retaining this status in July 2015, Jee is now one of seven […]

  • 1 March 2013

    USG People, a specialized provider of employment services in Europe,  is selling USG Energy as part of its strategic revision aimed at focusing on market segments in which it can offer major added value and create sufficient scope. USG Energy is focused on providing personnel for drilling, production and engineering work, as well as providing medical […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Atlantis Resources Limited, a vertically integrated turbine supplier and project owner in the tidal power industry, has reached an agreement with Dongfang Electrical Machinery Co. Limited (Dongfang) for the execution of onshore tidal turbine testing in Hangzhou in the People’s Republic of China (PRC).  It is intended that the testing programme will be carried out […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    ITIC sees reappearance of a scam whereby ship agents are being used to cover the movement of illegal migrants.

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Four people have died in an explosion that occurred on Monday on board a Pertamina-owned tanker while undergoing repairs at Belawan Port in North Sumatra. Three victims died on the spot, while the fourth worker died in a hospital succumbing to fatal injuries. Pertamina spokesman Brasto Galih Nugroho confirmed to the Jakarata Post that the tanker […]

  • 2 March 2009

    Hundreds of people have welcomed home a Royal Navy ship returning to Portsmouth after a six-month deployment protecting Iraq’s two oil platforms in the Gulf. HMS Lancaster, a Type-23 frigate which boasts the Queen as its patron, departed on 21 August last year to patrol the Gulf for about 130 days.

  • 13 February 2015

    Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Zhang Gaoli, First Vice Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China met in Beijing.

  • 25 November 2010

    A Belgian firm involved in various dredging projects both here and abroad has urged the residents of Metro Manila, especially those living in the Marikina Watershed, to take good care of the Pasig River. According to Belgian company Baggerwerken Decloedt & Zoon (BDZ), all government and private sector efforts in cleaning the metro waterway will […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, has received major oil industry recognition by winning the People Development Award at the 2013 Oil and Gas UK awards. The People Development Award recognises the outstanding commitment made by an organisation in developing its most important asset – its people. The judges decided that AMEC provided […]

  • 20 May 2015

    Malaysia and Indonesia have agreed to offer temporary shelter and assistance to around 7,000 migrants still believed to be adrift at sea, several hours after a fleet of Indonesian fishermen rescued hundreds of Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants off Aceh, The Malay Mail Online reports. The countries have agreed to abandon the practice of towing migrant boats back to […]

  • 22 August 2014

    A new UNHCR report on irregular maritime movements in South East Asia estimates that 20,000 people risked their lives in sea crossings in the first half of this year. Many were Rohingya who fled Myanmar and arrived in the region suffering the effects of malnutrition and abuse during the journey. Several hundred people were also […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Indian Coast Guard saved 22 crew members from a sinking cargo ship, off the Mangalore coast, Indian news portals reported. MV Asian Express experienced engine problems on June 10 while on its route to Maldives, causing the ship to take in water and start sinking. The vessel was adrift for two days and sent a […]

  • 11 May 2015

    Teco Peoples Gas said it will install a CNG fueling station and provide utility service to the city of Orlando for the first time under a new rate.

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    North European liner-shipping company Finnlines Plc said yesterday that it had ended employer-employee co-operation negotiations concerning the crew of MS Finnhansa (36 people) which started in July 2014. Providing that the sale of MS Finnhansa takes place this will result to the maximum of 10 employees laid off until further notice, Finnlines said. If realised, the […]

  • 8 July 2008

    StatoilHydro has selected FMC Technologies to supply four new xmas trees plus other subsea hardware for the Ã…sgard field in a US $45 m deal. FMC, which is already supplying other subsea equipment for the field, has been contracted to deliver four new horizontal subsea production trees, plus wellheads, extended tubing hangers, flow control modules […]

  • 6 May 2015

    In three days of its newly launched rescue mission,  search and rescue charity Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) saved 473 men, women and children. The summer mission was launched on Saturday, May 2nd when the 20-strong crew aboard the Phoenix, including camcopter operators, search and rescue professionals and medics, left the Maltese harbour. MOAS said that it engaged […]