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Research identifies ‘Health & Safety Information Gap’ in Oil & Gas industry

AVEVA sponsored RGU report indicates fragmented and inconsistent information systems. AVEVA (LSE:AVV), a leader in engineering design and information management solutions for the plant, power and marine industries,

£20M Business Wins for North Star Shipping

North Star Shipping, a division of the family-owned global shipping and energy services firm - Craig Group, has secured in excess of £20 million in new business and the renewal of existing contracts. The

Oxberry Risk Maritime Continues to Expand Services

Oxberry Risk Maritime continues to expand its maritime security and anti-piracy services. Oxberry Risk Maritime believes that identification and management of risk is a vital aspect of modern maritime business.

T.O.S. and Sheffield Join Forces

T.O.S. and Sheffield join forces in new provider of construction crew for Offshore and Oil & Gas industry. In July 2011 T.O.S. (Transport & Offshore Services) and Sheffield Offshore Services have joined forces to broaden their range of high quality personnel services.

This Day in Naval History

1918 - Sailors fire first of the five railroad batteries at Tergnier, a German rail head in the Comeigne Forest. These 14-inch, 50-caliber guns were originally designed for battleships. 1939 - Navy begins formation of neutrality patrol for Atlantic Ocean.

Former Navsea Commander Joins G&C Board

Gibbs & Cox said that Vice Admiral Paul Sullivan, USN (Retired) has been unanimously elected to the firm's Board of Directors. The Board believes his extensive naval command, marine engineering and government

Design of Aquarius Solar Power Array Starts

Another step forward in the development of the Aquarius System was made recently when workbegun on the detailed design of the wind and solar sail panel. This panel or rigid sail will beused to harness

Vestfold University, MARIS Enter ECDIS Training Agreement

Vestfold University College (HiVe) and MARIS have entered a co-operation agreement covering MARIS ECDIS900 product specific training. The co-operation will see HiVe offering tailor made, product specific hands-on training for the MARIS ECDIS, covering electronic charts and updates.

Ramora UK Wins Underwater Ordnance Disposal Contract

Ramora UK (www.ramorauk.com) a provider of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) training and support services, has signed a three-year deal with Kendall Brothers (Portsmouth) Limited (www.kendalls.co.uk) a UK aggregate producer.

Finnish Ambassador for the UK visits Teesport

cut The Finnish Ambassador for the UK recently visited PD Ports owned Teesport, to see the facility’s latest cranes, purchased from a Finnish manufacturer. As part of his tour of north-east England and Edinburgh,

qedi Appoints Directors

O&G commissioning and technology specialist qedi - part of AMEC, the international engineering and project management company - has appointed two new directors and expanded its Aberdeen headquarters to

Offshore Rental Company to Expand

The Ferguson Group, specialists in the rental of containers, accommodation modules and engineering modules to the offshore energy industry around the world, is expanding its international presence in response to customer demand for its products.