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  • Rémi Gruet: Ocean Energy Europe

    Rémi Gruet: Ocean Energy Europe

    28/03/2018

    “Tidal energy doesn’t have ‘issues’ – we only have challenges,” said Rémi Gruet CEO of Brussels-based Ocean Energy Europe. “We’ve managed overcome them with wind and solar energy, now we are going to do that with tidal power.” READ more

  • Entrepreneurship focus for naval sector trade fair

    Entrepreneurship focus for naval sector trade fair

    21/03/2018

    After the success of its sixth edition, in which Navalia became the first naval trade fair in Spain and Southern Europe, it now intends to become an essential meeting place for the sector, where participating companies can exhibit their latest READ more

  • Kristian Gøbel: Nautisk

    Kristian Gøbel: Nautisk

    02/03/2018

    According to Kristian Gøbel of Nautisk, onboard software developers should ask ‘what features do you never use?’ as much as 'what do you like?' READ more

  • Gerard van Raalte on dredging and environmental management

    Gerard van Raalte on dredging and environmental management

    02/02/2018

    “What we know now is that nature can do a lot of the work for you, if you bring in environmental considerations at the beginning,” said Gerard van Raalte, author, lecturer and recently, winner of CEDA’s Lifetime Achievement Award. READ more

  • Andrew Tierney: Pen Test Partners

    Andrew Tierney: Pen Test Partners

    03/01/2018

    “Workboats remain one of the most risky environments, they have to deal with bad weather and a range of tricky operations,” said Andrew Tierney of Pen Test Partners. “That desensitises people to lesser risks, risks that these days are much READ more

  • Paul Gullett, Wave International

    Paul Gullett, Wave International

    05/12/2017

    “Don’t go reinventing the wheel... there’s a lot of wheels out there already,” said Paul Gullett of Wave International. “Instead of trying to create something from scratch, first have a look at other sectors. It helps to be open minded.” READ more

  • Guillaume Gautier: AXYS Technologies

    Guillaume Gautier: AXYS Technologies

    06/07/2017

    One thing Guillaume Gautier of AXYS Technologies has learned from managing teams at a distance is - close that distance as soon as possible. “If you send an email and there’s some kind of misunderstanding, if you’ve met they’ll probably just READ more

  • Looking for a place of refuge

    Looking for a place of refuge

    15/05/2017

    The recent episode off Lands End, UK, in which a disabled coaster was taken in tow by two RNLI lifeboats in the absence of a dedicated salvage tug points up the continuing demands to reinstate the four Emergency Towing Vessels (ETVs) that were once READ more

  • The unbreakable dreams of Bruno Tideman

    The unbreakable dreams of Bruno Tideman

    12/05/2017

    “There we were, three of us, trying to break up this old fuel tank with a sledgehammer. We even took a forklift to it,” said Bruno Tideman, of Tideman boats. “I thought, ‘if after all that we’ve only managed a few dents and scratches, this READ more

  • Meeting the changing times

    Meeting the changing times

    23/01/2013

    Andreas Tsavliris, head of Greek firm Tsavliris Salvage and president of the International Salvage Union says being close to shipping issues isn’t just useful, “It’s vital for the survival of business”. READ more