Follow The Ocean Cleanup’s journey in the Pacific through Siqura camera technology

Siqura’s marine dome camera will assist The Ocean Cleanup foundation in its work in the Pacific Ocean starting mid-2018. The Ocean Cleanup decided to choose Siqura’s camera after a competitive selection process. Siqura sponsors their valuable work on this project by providing this state-of-the-art technology at a discounted price.

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Indonesia and China will be growth engines of oil storage industry in Asia and Oceania, says GlobalData

Indonesia and China will drive most of the growth in oil storage industry in Asia and Oceania over the period 2018–2022, according to leading data and analytics company GlobalData. The two countries are set to add more oil storage capacity than any other countries in the two regions over the outlook period.

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Exmouth All Weather Lifeboat : Thermal Imaging Binoculars

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A : FLIR Binoculars 1 = Headteacher of St. Peters Preparatory School, Mrs Charlotte Johnson is given a demonstration of the equipment.

B: FLIR Binoculars 2 : Headteacher of St. Peters Preparatory School, Mrs Charlotte Johnson presents the equipment to Exmouth RNLI Coxswain, Steve Hockings-Thompson

On Tuesday 19 June 2018, Exmouth RNLI were very pleased to receive their new Thermal Imaging Binoculars for use on their Shannon Class All Weather Lifeboat, R and J Welburn. These sophisticated binoculars target heat emissions, providing excellent vision in daylight, low light and complete darkness, and enabling volunteer lifeboat crew to detect and identify vessels and individuals at sea in low or no light situations.

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El Faro safety legislation to be marked up by House Committee; Newport News Shipbuilding’s 7,000 job hiring initiative

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El Faro safety legislation to be marked up by House Committee
June 26, 2018 —The House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee will markup several pieces of maritime legislation tomorrow,  aimed at addressing some of the safety issues that emerged in the wake of the tragic SS El Faro sinking.

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Exmouth RNLI volunteers rescue four teenagers cut off by the tide

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Photos: PR260628 Inshore lifeboat George Bearman II recovers after service

On 25 June at 5.30pm, Exmouth’s inshore lifeboat George Bearman II launched following a 999 call from four teenagers cut off by the tide between Orcombe Point and Sandy Bay.

Crew volunteers were on scene within four minutes, recovered the three boys and one girl and landed them on the beach west of Orcombe Point to safety. George Bearman II returned to station and was ready for service again at 5.50pm.

Helm, Guy Munnings said:

‘The teenagers did exactly the right thing and immediately called 999 for the Coastguard, instead of attempting a route up the cliffs which could have resulted in injury and a more difficult rescue for us and perhaps local coastguard teams would have needed to be tasked.

‘We advised the casualties to check tide tables before they set off for future walks along the shore and showed them how to access information on their mobile phones. Our RNLI lifeguards on duty can advise you on tides between 10am and 6pm every day until September and you can pick up a tide table in our RNLI shop during opening hours. There are signs under the cliffs to inform people of the dangers of being cut of by the tides. We remind people to dial 999 if they find themselves in difficulty.’