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Daily Archives: January 14, 2011

Giant expansion planned by Lerwick engineers

Giant expansion planned by Lerwick engineers

14/01/2011, by in News

Successful Shetland marine engineering company Ocean Kinetics is planning vast new premises in the old pipe yard opposite Lerwick Power Station.The green and blue metal-clad workshop will take up most of the remaining space in the Port Business Park which is also home to the JRJ garage, St... Read more...

Letter from Edinburgh

Letter from Edinburgh

14/01/2011, by in Features

I went to Oldham for a day this week. There’s a by-election!All the parties are asking their supporters for help. A great Liberal, Cyril Smith, was the MP for Roch­dale nearby. He was in the House of Commons when I was a member of Jim Wallace’s staff many years ago. (more…) Read more...

Editorial: The Old Rock 14.01.2011

Editorial: The Old Rock 14.01.2011

14/01/2011, by in News

On December 23rd 2009, a Transocean rig operating under contract to Shell in the Bardolino field in the North Sea almost suffered a similar blowout to that of the same company’s Deepwater Horizon rig four months later, which sent millions of barrels of oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico. Merciful... Read more...