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New Video From SwaleSafe

By KellyCulver | Dec 5, 2017

Swale Safe has made a promotional video to advertise the partnership and the services it offers to businesses in the area. This is the first of two videos which the partnership has produced. The second one is a training film,which is currently being edited, to show members how to access the services on the secure…

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Tunbridge Wells Christmas Crime Prevention Message

By KellyCulver | Dec 1, 2017

The Christmas rush is a time which thieves can take advantage of. Crowded shops and harassed staff mean that there are more opportunities for dishonesty at this time of year. Partnerships work with local retailers and police to mount seasonal campaigns to try and raise awareness with retailers, their customers and thieves. Purse bells and…

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Dover Anti Theft DVD

By KellyCulver | Nov 20, 2017

The Business Crime Partnership in Dover decided to go to dramatic lengths to warn shoppers to keep their valuables secure. They invited professional magician Rob James to come to Dover to put items in people’s pockets and bags to show just how easily it’d be to take purses and phones out. Organised by the Dover…

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Office View Dover

Costa Del Dover

By KellyCulver | Nov 12, 2017

We’re very lucky here at Smye Rumsby, check out the view from our office! Nestled in front of the White Cliffs with Western Heights Nature Reserve Behind us, and Dover Castle to the left – it really is a treat looking out the window on a gorgeous day. If you’re visiting, don’t forget to take…

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Our Engineers End Up Anywhere!

By KellyCulver | Nov 11, 2017

Tom installed a new INMARSAT Antenna on the CWind Endurance

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A Great Experience…

By KellyCulver | Oct 25, 2017

Probably one of our longest ever radar services for Smye-Rumsby was the removal and installation of two radars on a VLCC – very large crude carrier. Because of the sheer cost of keeping such a vessel idle in port while the work was carried out, it was decided from the onset that we would need…

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Philip Smye-Rumsby Celebrates 60th Birthday

By KellyCulver | Oct 21, 2017

17th October 2014 is the day we celebrated the 60th birthday of Philip Smye-Rumsby. The staff and close family were at Cullins Yard Restaurant & Bistro in Dover to celebrate the occasion.

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Expert Witness & Hugged By A Belgian Skipper…?

By KellyCulver | Oct 17, 2017

A member of staff from Smye-Rumsby was called as expert witness to a court case which was intent on prosecuting a Belgian trawlerman for illegally fishing in British waters. He was arrested by Royal Navy fishery protection. His vessel and all his nets and equipment were confiscated. If convicted he would lose his livelihood and…

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Specialist Marine Radar Services

By KellyCulver | Sep 26, 2017

Smye-Rumsby was the first company in the world to provide specialised radar services to the largest passenger hovercraft to operate between Dover and Calais. The radars, which were substantially designed for much slower ships, had to be modified to work at the 60 knots operational speed of these unique craft. We worked on all the…

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