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On the waterfront

Maritime museum brings small cheer to New Year

Posted to On the waterfront (by Emma-Jane Batey) on December 31, 2009

As we stand in the last day of 2009 and look forward to a better, brighter 2010, let’s share a good news story from the maritime world. Having posted about all manner of dramatic, negative stories ranging from pirates to drugs hauls to the huge impact of the tiny barnacle…

Reducing the tight hold of the barnacle

Posted to On the waterfront (by Emma-Jane Batey) on December 29, 2009

With the recent UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen bringing issues of ecological responsibility into sharp focus, there is a little-publicised pest in the shipping industry that’s helping to guzzle gallons of fuel, even though it’s entirely natural.

Massive drugs haul off Spanish coast

Posted to On the waterfront (by Emma-Jane Batey) on December 24, 2009

The streets of London may have got just a little bit cleaner and safer thanks to a massive drugs haul off the coast of Northern Spain. Cocaine with a street value of £375million was seized from a large ship, a 150ft former coastguard vessel…

Trafigura wins on expensive semantics

Posted to On the waterfront (by Emma-Jane Batey) on December 22, 2009

The Trafigura waste dumping story just seems to get more and more toxic as it drifts through the British broadcasting and legal systems. Once again, the latest development is nothing to do with the actual people and their very real health issues…

Government makes friends with subsea industry

Posted to On the waterfront (by Emma-Jane Batey) on December 17, 2009

With over 40,000 employees, 800 companies and at least £4bn worth of products and services, the UK subsea industry is an important ingredient in the country’s economy. Although some may say it’s a little tardy, the Government has recently been taking more interest in the sector…


CAT''s aquisition of EMD

CAT''s acquisition of EMD

Posted to CAT''s aquisition of EMD (by Emma-Jane Batey) on June 3, 2010

CAT steps ahead in the US rail market with the acquisition of EMD through it's ProgressRail subsidiary. EMD las a long history in the 2 stroke market dating back to Winton and the Cleveland Diesel Works starting back with the 248, 268, 278, 498 and the 567 series.