xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> bdaily.info Defence and Marine feed http://bdaily.info/ bdaily.info is the home of leading business news stories from across the North East - the first port of call for information on local businesses, events, jobs and campaigns. en-gb Copyright 2007, bdaily Ltd. editor rob Mon, 06 Oct 2008 10:17:52 +0100 Mon, 06 Oct 2008 10:17:52 +0100 Latest news bdaily.info http://blogs.law.harpublicd.edu/tech/rss bdaily.info http://bdaily.info/_assets/img/members/bdaily.gif http://bdaily.info/ bdaily.info is the home of leading business news stories from across the North East - the first port of call for information on local businesses, events, jobs and campaigns. <![CDATA[Gateshead back BAE investment]> http://bdaily.info/news/defence-and-marine/gateshead-back-bae-investment/ Last week's announcement that BAE Systems is to invest £28m in a new manufacturing plant in Birtley has been welcomed by Gateshead Council.

The news came as part of a deal with the MOD worth up to £3bn, and will see the demolition of the existing factory, which dates from the First World War, and the creation of a brand new manufacturing facility on the same site.

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<![CDATA[Yachting elite prepare on Tyneside]> http://bdaily.info/news/defence-and-marine/yachting-elite-prepare-on-tyneside/ Some of the world's most talented yachtsmen are descending on South Tyneside College this summer to undergo specialist training to prepare them for one of the world's toughest professional yacht races - the Volvo Ocean Race.

The nine-month race is known as the "Formula One" of the yachting competition calendar, covering 39,000 nautical miles of the globe's most treacherous seas and visiting 12 ports around the world.

Mon, 11 Aug 2008 23:00:00 GMT bdaily.info http://bdaily.info/news/defence-and-marine/yachting-elite-prepare-on-tyneside/#add-your-comments http://bdaily.info/feeds/defence-and-marine.xml Defence and Marine http://bdaily.info/news/defence-and-marine/yachting-elite-prepare-on-tyneside/
<![CDATA[Able UK begins work on major dismantling contract]> http://bdaily.info/news/defence-and-marine/able-uk-begins-work-on-major-dismantling-contract/ One of the biggest-ever oil platform dismantling contracts is now underway at a North East facility.

Three huge barges have delivered modules a BP platform to Able UK's TERRC (Teesside Environmental Reclamation and Recycling Centre) in Graythorp, with another three scheduled to arrive in the future.

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<![CDATA[Pilots navigate Morocco from North East]> http://bdaily.info/news/defence-and-marine/pilots-navigate-morocco-from-north-east/ Pilots are learning to navigate one of the largest ports in the Mediterranean from the comfort of South Tyneside.

The Marine College at South Tyneside College has won an on-going contract to train Moroccan pilots to navigate the new Tangier Med Port, which currently under constuction.

Wed, 30 Jul 2008 23:00:00 GMT bdaily.info http://bdaily.info/news/defence-and-marine/pilots-navigate-morocco-from-north-east/#add-your-comments http://bdaily.info/feeds/defence-and-marine.xml Defence and Marine http://bdaily.info/news/defence-and-marine/pilots-navigate-morocco-from-north-east/
<![CDATA[Royal coincidence for Newbiggin]> http://bdaily.info/news/defence-and-marine/royal-coincidence-for-newbiggin/ A Northumberland town experienced a moment of serendipity last week when a royal visit coincided with planning approval for a new development.

Newbiggin by the Sea played host to His Royal Highness the Earl of Wessex on the day planning approval was agreed by Wansbeck District Council for the village's proposed maritime centre - designed by architectural and design firm, Mosedale Gillatt Architects (MGA).

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