Browsing Day: October 8, 2020

UK must boost innovation to cut carbon emissions, engineers say

In fact, approximately 40 engineering organisations representing more than 450,000 UK engineers calls for long-term evidence-based infrastructure needs to be addressed, with individual regions being given the freedom to create infrastructure strategies. It also recommends building world-class digital connectivity and infrastructure that is fast, secure and resilient enough for an advanced digital economy. What is […]

US EPA proposing vessel discharge standards under VIDA

When finalized, this new rule is expected to streamline the current patchwork of federal, state, and local requirements that apply to the commercial vessel community, an official EPA statement reads. EPA’s proposed standards would apply to: Commercial vessels greater than 79 feet in length. Other non-recreational, non-Armed Forces vessels, such as research and emergency rescue […]

Transport Malta investigation: Crew member dies after wave washing over the ship’s bow

The incident On 06 October 2019, Euroferry Malta left the port of Cagliari, Sardegna, Italy, for a coastal voyage to Porto Torres The vessel was already experiencing inclement weather. On the following morning, the chief officer, the bosun, four ABs and an OS proceeded to the deck to inspect the cargo securing arrangements. While the […]

Keeping ahead of covid-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (covid-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here at THE MARINE TECK still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operation to account for a situation that is far from normal.

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