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Inclusion goes beyond mere representation; it encompasses the fundamental belief that every individual has the right to be included regardless of their background, identity or perspective. We hear from Cora Burke, who works in the Supply Chain Team as a Contracts Manager, on what Inclusion Week means to her.
We are looking forward to working with Shaping Portsmouth and actively contributing to the development of the local area through key initiatives, engaging with local businesses and suppliers while fostering employment opportunities and skills development across the city.
We hear from Heather Higgins, Principal Mechanical Design Manager, responsible for leading a team of engineers that specify and deliver mechanical infrastructure projects in Portsmouth Naval Base.
We hear from Vasiliki Kalomoiri, an Asset Design Manager for the buildings within Portsmouth Naval Base. Vasiliki is responsible for the delivery of projects from inception to completion, considering amongst other things the design risks, the Health and Safety and the Net Zero Carbon.
We hear from Sarah Hedges, an Electrical Engineer working within the KBS Maritime Engineering, Assurance & Compliance Team (EnACT) and providing engineering support to KBS and other teams on the base and assuring our customer that the base facilities, plant and equipment are compliant and safe to operate.
KBS Maritime has achieved the Bronze Employer Recognition Scheme for the Armed Forces Covenant. This is a significant milestone in our commitment to supporting those who have served our country.
His Majesty’s Naval Base Portsmouth is home to the two Queen Elizabeth-class (QEC) aircraft carriers and whilst Britain’s largest Naval platforms spend a large amount of time on deployment, the availability, resilience and reliability of shore supplied power when alongside in Portsmouth is key.
Estate and infrastructure are at the heart of everything the Ministry of Defence does. It is the key asset where our people live, work and train, from which they operate and from where they deploy.
We’ve been able to give nearly 10 tonnes of old rope a second life – instead of being wasted in landfills or incinerated, it’s being transformed!
And she is off!! Typhoon 3000, the Jack-Up Barge (JUB), has left HMNB Portsmouth for her first commercial adventure.
The semi-submersible jack-up, capable of lifting 3000 tonnes, is making her way to the first commercial contract with Red7Marine supporting Ørsted
The backbone of KBS Maritime’s operations in His Majesty’s Naval Base Portsmouth, is the Waterfront activity, which provides the support to ships. Within the Destroyer/Frigate Centre of Excellence at 14 & 15 Dock, HMS Dauntless has been in dry-dock for the past couple of months for scheduled maintenance.
The afternoon of 9th December 2021, a day earlier than planned, the KBS Maritime Alongside Services team successfully and safely brought in the Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carrier at Portsmouth Naval Base.
KBS Maritime today begins work under a new five-year contract to support the Ministry of Defence (MOD) in the enduring delivery of critical projects and services at HM Naval Base Portsmouth.