TMG win bid with Government of Mauritius for Feasibility study of Mauritius Ferries
Posted 30th December 2012
TMG Europe in association with Strategic Networking Partners and Consulting, a Mauritius consulting firm, has won the contract to provide the Government of Mauritius (Ministry of Public Infrastructure, National Development Unit, Land Transport and Shipping) with consultancy services for the "Feasibility Study for the Replacement of the M/S Mauritius Pride and Consideration of Related issues". The contract was won against stiff opposition from large international consultancy firms. We look forward to working with our clients and Mauritian partners in this new venture.
New Team members for The Maritime Group Europe.
Posted 30th November 2012
Captain Jan D Burgess, Master Mariner, MNI, will be joining TMG as a Senior Associate Consultant/Director and will be working closely with TMG Europe over the next 12 months to assist in company strategy, governance and marketing, to move the company forward. He comes with an immaculate pedigree in these subjects, having been a senior manager at Serco Marine (a division of Serco Ltd) from which he retired this summer.
Ms Margaret Stewart has joined TMG as an associate. She is a qualified retired chartered accountant having worked for many years with the London based Institute of Engineers. Although having no experience with shipping, she is very familiar with many nautical terms as she was closely involved in accounting for the off shore industry in the North Sea.
TMG parnter with MVA Consultancy to win Scottish Government Bid to carry out feasibility study for ferry route on Upper Clyde
-posted 21st November 2012
TMG have partnered with MVA Consultancy of Edinburgh to carry out a six month study of the Upper Clyde Ferry routes, notably between Gourock and Dunoon. TMG/MVA will be looking at all aspects of the current services and offering possible solutions and improvements.
Serco Ltd carry out successful transitition with Serco NorthLink Ferries
-posted 6th July 2012
Serco was assisted in the transition after their sucessful bid of Northlink Ferries by TMG being part of the transition team. The transition was successfully completed in the afternoon of 5th July 2012 and will now operate under the name of Serco Northlink Ferries. TMG will continue to assist the new managemnet team over the coming months with the operation.
Sucsseful Road shoes presented for GMB by TMG and Beckett Rankine at Mumbai and London
-Posted 29th June 2012
TMG and Beckett Rankine held suuceesful workshop road shows for the Gulf of Cambay Ferry Project in Mumbai and London during June. The workshops were well attended by International ferry operators with well over 100 delegates at the Mumbai show and over 60 at the London show.
New Operators for Northlink Ferries announced by Scottish Government
-posted on 5h May 2012
Serco Ltd emerged as the preferred bidder for the Northlink Ferry services betweeen mainland Scotland and the northern isles of Shetland and Orkney, after an announcement was made by the Scottish Government Minister for Transport on Friday afternoon (4th May 2012). The Maritime Group Europe was an integral part of the Bid Team effort over the months of December 2011, January, February and March 2012, after being contracted to assist Serco in their bid to secure the Northlink Ferries contract. The Maritime Group will continue to play an integral part of the Serco transition team for start-up of the new contract and beyond. The Maritime Group has considerable expertise and experience in the operation of ferries throughout the world, including executive, senior management, operational and sea positions in major ferry operators, such as Sea Containers Ferries and Ports Limited, Sealink UK Limited, Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Limited, P&O, Hoverspeed, Silja Line SA and Black Ball Ferry Line, Inc.
The Maritime Group (International) wish Serco Ltd many congratulations and every sucess in their new venture.
Government of Gujarat, India announce dates of Road Shows for Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) Ferry bid.
-posted 1st May 2012
The Government of Gujarat State in India has announce dates for Road Shows by GMB on the contract management services for establishing Ro-Ro ferry operations between Gogha and Dahej in the Gulf of Khambhat (Gambay). The shows will take place in Mumbai on 11th June 2012 and 28th June in London. Interested parties should consult the GMB web site www.roro-ferries-in-gulf-of-gambay.com . Operators and other interested parties wishing to attend either or both Road Shows should register their interest on line by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by phoning +44 207834 7267 (Beckett Rankine) or +44 800 955 1792 (TMG Europe)
New Owners for Black Ball Line
-posted on 14th January 2012
Black Ball Ferry Line announced that the company’s current executive management team (CEO Captain John M Cox President and Chairman The Maritime Group (International) has agreed to purchase the company from the Oregon State University Foundation.
TMG Europe contracted to assist in Northlink Ferries bid.
-posted on 5th December 2011
The Maritime Group Europe has been contracted to assist one of the selected bidders in their efforts to secure the Northlink Ferries contract. Northlink Ferries operate a passenger and freight service between mainland Scotland and the islands of Orkney and Shetlands. The contract, awarded to the successful bidder by Transport Scotland on behalf of the government of Scotland, will commence July 2012.
Gujarat Maritime Board contract awarded
-posted on 1st November 2011
A consortia consisting of The Maritime Group (International) Limited, Beckett Rankine Ltd/Beckett Rankine India Pvt Ltd and Avalon Global Research has been awarded a contract by the Gujarat Maritime Board of India. The contract to commence early 2012 involves project management services for establishing Ro-Ro ferry operations between Gogha and Dahej in the Gulf of Khambhat. Aquarius Services of Mumba will be supporting The Maritime Group.
Seaspeed Marine Consulting - Naval Architects
-posted on 31st August 2011
Seaspeed Marine Consulting Limited an established, independent, marine consultancy company specialising in ship performance, safety technology and naval architecture has joined The Maritime Group's Strategic Partnership.
The Maritime Group joined in India by Aquarius Services of Mumbai
- posted on July 7th 2011
The Maritime Group have recently joined forces with Aquarius Services, a Marine Consultancy company based in Mumbai, to cooperate on new ferry services in India and Bangladesh
Black Ball Ferry Line, Seattle, WA USA purchases Victoria Express.
- posted on March 3rd 2011
Black Ball Ferry Line, Seattle, WA USA purchases Victoria Express. | view post
TMG support Oman Government
- posted on May 2010
The Maritime Group recently provided advice to the Oman Government on new high-speed ferries. | view post