Dead in the water

A unique and historic ship that helped tug the Mulberry Harbour pieces to the French coast following D-Day will be cut to pieces unless a new owner is found by the end of the month. Tug Tender Calshot is languishing in a berth at Southampton dock – far removed for her glory days transporting the most famous people in the world to luxury liners that arrived in the port.

Apprentices map out future with ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK

A new intake of early careers professionals put the foundations in place for their future careers with a teambuilding day at cutting-edge south Dorset firm ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK (AEUK). The 17-strong group tackled a series of challenges as part of their induction with the world-leading defence business on the Dorset Innovation Park at Winfrith. AEUK welcomed the new employees – … Read More

TMG wins contract for water taxis on the Brahmaputra in India

The Government of Assam has invited The Maritime Group (International) to provide water taxis on the Brahmaputra, at Guwahati in India. They signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) during the Advantage Assam Global Investor Summit 2018 on February 3 and 4 at Guwahati. Government dignitaries and global business delegates attended the summit which was inaugurated by the Prime Minister of … Read More

TMG Asia launches in Singapore

The Maritime Group (International) has announced the opening of The Maritime Groupe (Asia) Pte Ltd in Singapore. It trades as TMG (Asia) and is headed up by Mr K.Srinivas Patnaik as managing director. Captain Malcolm W Parrott, executive vice-president of The Maritime Group (International), said: “We are very excited about this new development and expansion of the group. “We look … Read More

Hackers discover perfect storm in the maritime sector

Britain’s maritime industry needs to embrace the government’s code of practice relating to cyber-security for ships, according to one of the country’s leading experts. Andy Cuff, who heads Computer Network Defence (CND), has warned that vessels are still far too vulnerable to hackers.

REIDsteel on board for £45m ferry project

Structural steel company REIDsteel has completed work on landmark passenger facilities as part of a £45m ferry terminal revamp in Portsmouth. The 130-strong firm was a key contractor in the project at Gunwharf for ferry operator Wightlink through Southampton-based engineering, procurement and construction contractor Trant Engineering. REIDsteel designed, supplied and erected all steelwork, cladding, external windows and external doors for … Read More

Students chart careers with Atlas

A Weymouth school is helping students map out their future careers with the backing of Atlas Elektronik UK (AEUK). Budmouth College has signed up to the trailblazing Young Chamber Programme thanks to sponsorship from the company. Sixth formers visited AEUK on the Dorset Green Technology Park at Winfrith for a day of presentations and a tour of facilities. Budmouth has … Read More