UK: Dryad Maritime Opens Global Anti-Piracy Centre in Portsmouth

first_img View post tag: Dryad View post tag: Anti-Piracy View post tag: Navy View post tag: Maritime View post tag: Portsmouth View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Naval UK: Dryad Maritime Opens Global Anti-Piracy Centre in Portsmouth View post tag: Centre Back to overview,Home naval-today UK: Dryad Maritime Opens Global Anti-Piracy Centre in Portsmouth View post tag: UK February 16, 2012 View post tag: Global View post tag: opens A new state of the art global anti-piracy centre has been unveiled in Portsmouth, helping Shipowners and Charterers to save hundreds of thousands of pounds on Maritime Security. The centre opens one week before senior representatives from around the world arrive in the UK to discuss breaking the piracy business model in Somalia.“We expect the threat from piracy to continue and we are investing heavily in infrastructure and technology to give our clients an outsourced operations centre that rivals any naval force. Utilising analysis led Maritime Intelligence can save on average 3-4 days for a vessel in transit with related savings to Charterers and Shipowners on Bunkers, hire and the employment of physical security teams amounting to around $90,000 – $220,000 per transit.” – Karen Jacques, Chief Operating Officer, Dryad MaritimeHome to some impressive, state of the art technology, the centre is pivotal in monitoring and analysing the movements, assaults and trends of pirate action groups around the world. To seafarers, the centre is a lifeline. It tells them where the pirates are, where they are headed and what they look like. When too close for comfort, the centre warns ships and they are diverted to safer waters. Manned 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by a team of ex-Royal Navy warfare specialists and intelligence experts.“Our new Operations Centre is a great asset to Dryad and to our clients in the shipping, super yacht and energy industries. Not only does the new technology help with the scalability of our operations but it gives the Centre a true futuristic feel, something that people always associate with intelligence.” – Graeme Gibbon Brooks, Managing Director of Dryad MaritimeThe 24/7 operations room is a hub of activity. Intelligence Analysts and Operations Officers work around the clock handling and processing near real-time information collected from intelligence sources all over the world and beamed to vessels to help fight global maritime piracy and terrorism.[mappress]Naval Today Staff , February 16, 2012; Image: Dyrad Maritime Share this article Industry newslast_img read more

Macy’s to furlough most of workers

first_imgMacy’s has announced that it is being forced to furlough most of it’s employees due to the coronavirus keeping it’s brick- and- mortar stores closed.The store made the announcement Monday stating that the brick-and-mortar stores accounted for the majority of it’s business and now they are being forced to implement several changes to bolster their bottomline.Next week, the company which also owns Bloomingdales and Bluemercury , will begin the process of furloughing many of it’s over 120,000 employees.While the workers are being furloughed, the company says it still plans to pay health benefits and cover 100% of employee premiums at least through May.They will also be keeping some of their employees to assist them in their e-commerce operations,  distribution and call centers.last_img read more

Prithvi Shaw stamps authority for India Test squad with a blistering ton

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