Trinity House offers cost effective solutions for Provision, Installation and Maintenance of Aids to Navigation.
UK General Lighthouse Authority Trinity House has completed the re-engineering of Europa Point Lighthouse in Gibraltar, its most southerly lighthouse.
Since the publication of the Maritime Growth Study, Maritime UK has become the promotional body for the UK maritime sector, bringing together for the first time the UK shipping, ports, marine and business service sectors. UK navaids provider Trinity House has become Maritime UK's 15th member.
UK charity and General Lighthouse Authority Trinity House has welcomed the UK’s Minister of State for Transport John Hayes MP to its Harwich depot on 23 February 2017.
The Sea Cadets, Britain’ s oldest maritime youth charity, launched a national fundraising campaign last week for a new twin masted brig to help inspire the next generation of sailors.
A major international exercise has been held to test the UK and French maritime rescue services plans to cope with a major maritime disaster in the Dover Strait. Manchex 2009 was the latest in the biennial series of exercises aimed at testing the coordination and response to such an event by various organisations both afloat and ashore and on both sides of the Channel.
The UK Government has launched a fresh review of the Light Dues charging regime which will attempt to deal with how navigational aids are funded and managed. They have drafted in the consultancy firm Atkins, which will report to ministers in spring 2010.
Sea Vision, the campaign working to raise awareness of the sea and the maritime sector has launched a unique range of downloadable education resources. The packs, aimed at children aged between 11 and 16 years old, feature people working in many different parts of the maritime sector.
Trinity House, the general lighthouse authority for England, Wales, the Channel Isles and Gibraltar, is about to commission its first LED Light Vessel (LV), set for duty on the Varne station in the English Channel. This is the first major development in LV technology since the distinctive red vessels were converted to solar power.
The growth of the marine leisure market, the increase in numbers of high speed, large craft and changes in traffic patterns coupled with emerging technologies are placing new demands on, and finding new solutions for, aids to navigation providers like Trinity House.
Described in greater detail elsewhere in this issue of Maritime Journal, Trinity House' s new Polish built multi-function tender ' THV Galatea' is equipped with an impressive array of hydrographic equipment, enabling it to carry out detailed survey operations in addition to its other duties on behalf of the General Lighthouse Authority for England, Wales and the Channel Islands.
With light dues reduced by some 50% over the last decade, the General Lighthouse Authorities for the UK and Ireland have, in response, made giant strides in cutting costs through operational efficiencies and the development of new technologies. These were on proud display at a Technical Open Day held earlier this month in Harwich at the modern offices and depot of Trinity House.
When it was determined that the Trinity House flagship THV Patricia would lead the Royal Squadron through the review lines at Trafalgar Day celebrations in the Solent last autumn, some sprucing up was invariably in order.
Trinity House has taken delivery of its Rapid Intervention Vessel (RIV) Alert, built by Remontowa at Gdansk in Poland, where the 39.3m LOA vessel completed sea trials before being accepted into service.
The UK's Trinity House lighthouse service has purchased four low-weight, skid-mounted portable compressors from IngersollRand (IR) Portable Power foruse in maintenance work on nearly 600 aids to navigation, including 72 lighthouses.
Trinity House is relocating part of its collection of historical lighthouse artefacts to visitor centres at the Lizard and Pendeen Lighthouses in a move part funded by the European Union as part of the Atlantic Lights project, which supports initiatives to make lighthouses more accessible to the public.
Suffolk UK based main contractor Jackson Construction has landed an £ 8m contract to construct a new headquarters office and buoy yard for Trinity House , the General Lighthouse Authority for England and Wales. The development project is part funded by a £ 2.5m grant from the East of England Development Agency (EEDA) and has helped to maintain the historic link between Trinity House and the town of Harwich.
Inventor of the radio and Nobel Prize winner Guglielemo Marconi would be pleased that the current incarnation of the company he founded in 1900 has been selected by the UK's Trinity House lighthouse service to supply, install and maintain the first SeaTel 4003 'Broadband at Sea' system to be ordered in the UK.
As part of their overall ISPS Code security plan and safety management system, the UK's Trinity House lighthouse and navaids service has called on advice from Hernis Scan Systems , the Norwegian company that specialises in integrated CCTV systems.
The Trinity House Lighthouse Service has extended its development of innovative revenue streams with the launch of Patricia Voyages, providing individuals, couples, families and corporate groups the opportunity to sail on the Service's working flagship THV Patricia.
Trinity House Lighthouse Service returns to seawork to launch new life cycle services for coastal asset owners from Stand 137. Trinity House will also have their 20m launch THL Vectis moored alongside at seawork's floating exhibition pontoon.