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New River Thames Boat Service

The launch of a vessel in London has marked the start of a new partnership between a US-founded ridesharing company and a river bus service. This  partnership between Uber and Thames Clippers encourages people to travel by boat across the city and has been celebrated with the sailing of the first branded Uber Boat by Thames

By |2020-08-04T10:59:59+01:00August 4th, 2020|Categories: Industry News, News|0 Comments

SMES: The Key To Maritime Innovation

The government’s R&D tax incentives could boost marine and maritime SME innovation at a critical time, a marine engineering specialist has said. Brexit, ongoing trade wars/deals and the coronavirus pandemic present a perfect storm for SMEs to plot their growth and help the UK strengthen its maritime sector, but research and development (R&D) is key

By |2020-07-30T13:52:27+01:00July 30th, 2020|Categories: Industry News, News|0 Comments

First Female President For UK Marine Body

A UK marine organisation has appointed its first female president to drive its growth. The United Kingdom Harbour Masters Association (UKHMA) has confirmed Association vice president and president elect Ashley Nicholson ( senior harbour master, Forth Ports) as its new president. She will succeed outgoing Association president Julian Seaman (harbour master/ marine director at Shoreham

By |2020-05-19T13:57:12+01:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Industry News, News|0 Comments

New CTVS Help Meet Offshore Wind Demand

Two new crew transfer vessels (CTVs) have been launched to meet demand from offshore wind farm operators as the UK and European offshore wind power sector expands. Tidal Transit's 19m South Boats-built vessels come from the used market, having previously been owned by international shipping company Vroon. They have undergone full refurbishment at Grimsby Shipyard

By |2020-05-12T13:45:14+01:00May 12th, 2020|Categories: Industry News, News|0 Comments

Big Plans For Northern Ireland

The owner of a shipyard in Northern Ireland has confirmed major plans to help develop it in 2020. InfraStrata, which acquired the assets of Harland & Wolff in December 2019, has plans for a number of contracts at the shipyard. Belfast-based Harland & Wolff boasts two of the largest dry docks in Europe and one of

By |2020-05-06T09:33:44+01:00May 6th, 2020|Categories: Industry News, News|0 Comments