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Jayne Matthews Joins BMT Group

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BMT Group Ltd, a maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy firm, has appointed Jayne Matthews Manager, Operational Risk. Matthews will be responsible for leading and managing risk and risk support activities, as well as the internal audits of BMT Group and BMT subsidiary companies. She will also control BMT’s Sustainability Management System (SuMS). Matthews has over 20 years’ experience working in quality management. She also holds a BA in Biochemistry, a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences, a Post Graduate Certificate in Quality Management, and a membership to the Chartered Quality Institute. She is also a Chartered Quality Professional.   Matthews joins BMT Group after having run her own management consultancy business for a number of years, specializing in the development of management systems which focused on quality and the environment. She has been working with BMT as a consultant for some time, helping a number of BMT companies to achieve a variety of accreditations including ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.


Regs4ships Celebrates 10-year Anniversary

L-R: Captain Mark Capon, Captain Mick Caulkin, The Right Worshipful The Mayor of Southampton

On Thursday 15 September 2011, local city champions, colleagues and customers joined to celebrate the ten-year anniversary of Regs4ships Limited, a digital maritime organisation based in the heart of Southampton. Guests, including His Right Worshipful The Mayor of Southampton Councillor Terry Matthews and The Mayoress Mrs Lesley Matthews, were treated to a late afternoon buffet and toasted the success of Regs4ships over the last ten years


Matthews joins BMT

BMT Group Ltd, announced the appointment of Jayne Matthews as Manager, Operational Risk. Jayne will be responsible for leading and managing risk and risk support activities, as well as the internal audits of BMT Group and BMT subsidiary companies. She will also take charge of controlling BMT’s unique Sustainability Management System (SuMS).Jayne has over 20 years’ experience working in quality management. She also holds a BA in Biochemistry, PHD in Biological Sciences


FairfielNodal Inks Deal for 6,000 ZLand Nodes

Spurred by Seismic Equipment Solutions (SES) Client demand, SES becomes preferred provider of the true cable-free system.   FairfieldNodal today announced that global seismic equipment rental company Seismic Equipment Solutions (SES) acquired 6,000 channels of its ZLand nodal system. ZLand, the only true cable-free nodal system, is unique in the industry, making it faster and safer to deploy than conventional cabled systems, even in treacherous or environmentally sensitive areas


WaterLoad Test Milestone for Unique Seaflex

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A division of the Unique Maritime Group (UMG) which is an integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solutions providers, Unique Seaflex, announced it has assisted Belfast shipyard Harland and Wolff with the largest load test ever carried out with the use of their WaterLoad range of bags over the course of the final days of May 2014. Building on 150 years of marine manufacturing experience, Harland and Wolff offers a combination of vast facilities and technical capability


BMT ARGOSS Awarded OHSAS 18001

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BMT ARGOSS, an operating company of BMT Group Ltd. has been awarded the universally recognized standard for occupational health and safety, BS OHSAS 18001. BMT ARGOSS, supported by BMT’s Manager, Operational Risk - Jayne Matthews, implemented a fully integrated management system in offices located in the U.K. and the Netherlands to complement the system established in the Kazakhstan office. This will allow the organisation to effectively identify


Eutelsat grants Type Approval on Sea Tel's 4996T Model

After a year and a half development process that included antenna upgrades and a new one-piece radome design, Sea Tel applied for and was granted Eutelsat Type Approval on their 4996T maritime VSAT system. This is the first time that a complete maritime "system" including antenna, pedestal and radome has been granted Eutelsat Type Approval. "Being granted Type Approval from Eutelsat is extremely valuable to Sea Tel. We believe it will be even more valuable for our customers who will save


Massive Washington Industrial Waterfront Property on the Market

Owners, Kimberley-Clark Corp. retain agents Kidder Matthews & Binswanger to sell off 2,500 ft industrial shoreline area adjacemt naval base Kidder Mathews and Binswanger have been retained by Kimberly-Clark Corporation to sell its exceptionally rare waterfront industrial property in Everett, Wash. The property, immediately adjacent to Naval Station Everett, boasts more than 2,500 linear feet of deep-water industrial shoreline area and a total land area in excess of 66 acres


NZ Safety Authority's Response to 'Rena' Grounding Probe

The NZ Government will review Maritime New Zealand (MNZ) response to the container ship 'Rena' grounding off the coast of Tauranga last autumn. The review will examine the MNZ response to the Rena incident and establish the factors that contributed to, or limited, its effectiveness. It will involve discussions with MNZ staff, and central and local government stakeholders. Although the review will not involve public submissions, former Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade


Lone Star Buys Cable-free Seismic System

Lone Star Geophysical Surveys buys a 4000-node ZLand seismic system from FairfieldNodal for US & Canada projects. The company previously leased ZLand system nodes for environmentally sensitive work in Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado and Montana, and made their purchase decision based on the results they achieved there. “We have put these nodes to the test in some very challenging environments and been very impressed


Guardian Salvage SUPSALV Masterminded

Salvage Operations Tubbataha Reef: Photo credit NAVSEA

Naval Sea System Command's (NAVSEA) Supervisor of Salvage & Diving (SUPSALV) continues to support the removal of the wreck. Guardian ran aground on the coral reef Jan. 17, while transiting the Sulu Sea. After the initial grounding, strong winds pushed the mine counter-measurees ship parallel


Distress Equipment: What to Use in an Emergency

Distress equipment such as pyrotechnic flares must be carried on all seagoing and most non-seagoing commercial vessels as well as all pleasure vessels of 13.7 meters in length and over. They are to be used in an emergency to signal that a vessel is in distress and that it needs immediate assistance


Cellular Signal Boosters: Relief for Inland & Coastal Mariners

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Wilson Electronics, a U.S.-based manufacturer of cellular signal boosters, is targeting inland and coastal waterway users with a new marine initiative. The development of a signal booster kit that improves cellular coverage for boaters on inland waterways and for near-shore mariners means that


Study: Rising Sea Level Puts 150 Million at Risk

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For 150 million people living in coastal areas around the world, rising sea level will become a genuine threat, according to a new international study which found evidence the sea level has been rising over the past 200 years – and continues to rise.


Directory: Marine Materials

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U.S. Navy Finds Budget Leeway To Begin LCS

The U.S. Navy’s push to fund shipbuilding through its research and development (R&D) budget has paid off. Because the rules that govern R&D spending are more lenient than those for ordinary procurement, the service was able to begin building a new Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) in October even


Nichols Brothers Catamaran Delivered

Another Nichols Brothers catamaran joined the commuter fleet on San Francisco Bay in November. Nichols Brothers Boat Builders, Inc., of Whidbey Island, Wash., delivered a Cummins-powered, 112-ft. vessel for service between Alameda, Oakland, and San Francisco.


Titan Pulls Through for Abandoned Research Vessel

Measuring 152 x 25-ft. (46.3 x 7.6-m), M/V Bowstring, research vessel that had been abandoned by its owners, was moored outside the M/V Arawak Trader secured to a pier adjacent to the Matthews Bridge in Jacksonville, Fla. On the evening of May 22, 2003, the Bowstring sank and came to rest on rocks






 
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