Wednesday, August 10, 2011
British Shipping Chamber
News

UK Shipping Industry Rejects EU Carbon Scheme

LONDON (Dow Jones)–The U.K. shipping industry has rejected the European Union’s emissions trading scheme, defying calls for shipping to be included in the carbon reduction program, the Guardian reports Wednesday,...

August 10, 2011
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Monday, August 8, 2011
Uncategorized

Report: DP glitch caused ship collision in Aberdeen harbor [INCIDENT VIDEO]

On February 26, 2011, the platform supply vessel SBS Typhoon made contact with the Vos Scout and the PSV Ocean Searcher while conducting tests of a newly installed Kongsberg DP...

August 8, 2011
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Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Blog

A world without seafarers [VIDEO]

Ever wonder what the world would be like without seafarers?  In a nutshell, it wouldn’t be pretty. The following video was produced by the Seafarers UK, a charity that helps...

June 22, 2011
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Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Blog

“Super Moon” blamed for vessels running aground in UK

While astronomists and scientists have dispelled rumors that this past weekends “Super Moon” did not cause any catastrophic events, the rare occurrence, known for then when the moon is at...

March 23, 2011
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Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Engineering News

London Array OffShore Wind Farm Sees First Foundation Installed

LONDON (Dow Jones)–DONG Energy, E.ON AG (EOAN.XE) and Masdar said Tuesday that the first of 177 foundations has been installed at the U.K.’s multi-billion pound flagship offshore wind farm London...

March 8, 2011
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Friday, January 21, 2011
News

Maersk opens offshore survival training center UK

MAERSK, the Danish oil and shipping group, has opened a £750,000 offshore survival training centre in Portlethen, near Aberdeen, according to a report from The Scotsman. Ten jobs have already...

January 21, 2011
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Friday, October 31, 2008
Offbeat

Lego Man! Photos Of The Beached Toy | UPDATE: Third Lego-Man Washes Ashore In Florida!

UPDATE: A third mystery lego-man has washed up on a beach in Florida.  What is happening!  Read here for the update!! ORIGINAL: To the delight of children in the area,...

October 31, 2008
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Sunday, February 3, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

Grounded Ship – Video Of Helicopter Rescue

The BBC Tells us; A cargo ship captain who was seriously injured in a force 10 gale off the Isles of Scilly is in hospital after being rescued by helicopter....

February 3, 2008
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Monday, January 14, 2008
Incidents

English Channel Abandoment – M/V Ice Prince

Last night the timber ship M/V Ice Prince became unstable and was abandoned in the English Channel. The Press Association tells us: Attempts are to be made to take in...

January 14, 2008
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