Port of Felixstowe goes green

The Port of Felixstowe is creating an environmental corridor as part of the Go Green campaign launched by Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) and a number of other global port operators. The initiative at Felixstowe will include the refurbishment of part of a system of dykes within the port. The work will include the improvement of […]

RINA group adds engineering expertise

D’Appolonia, the independent engineering consulting company of RINA Group, headquartered in Italy, has strengthened its expertise in the marine offshore oil and gas sector by acquiring a majority stake in Fano-based SeaTech Srl. SeaTech provides analysis and design services, manages projects for offshore pipelines, subsea systems and structures and met-ocean monitoring systems, and also provides […]

UKHO plans hundreds of Port Approach Guides

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) continues to expand its Port Approach Guide portfolio, with coverage in Asia set to expand significantly through the inclusion of ports in China. This will be a significant step towards the UKHO’s goal of providing Port Approach Guide coverage of the world’s busiest ports. The UKHO’s Port Approach Guides […]

LISW propels London to forefront of global shipping

The Steering Group and Board of Advisors would like to thank all the speakers, delegates, sponsors, event organisers, charities and the thousands of shipping industry professionals who joined to make London International Shipping Week 2015 (LISW15) a hugely successful event. The amazing diversity and volume of events taking place and high calibre of speakers coupled […]

Rescue volunteers take part in IMRF Lifeboat Crew Exchange Programme

Rescue volunteers from across 13 European nations are to participate next week in the 4th seven-day Lifeboat Crew Exchange Programme organised by the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) They will share experiences and knowledge with the aim of improving Maritime Search and Rescue (SAR) responses and help to prevent loss of life in Europe’s waters. […]