Saturday, May 29, 2021

Britain To Build A ‘National Flagship’ To Promote Maritime Trade

by Alistair Smout (Reuters) – Britain is to build a new flagship to promote its business and trade interests around the world, the government said on Saturday, in a move it...

May 29, 2021
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Friday, March 27, 2020
cargo ships underway
Maritime News

Britain Suspends IMO 2020 Fuel Checks Due to Coronavirus

LONDON, March 27 (Reuters) – Britain has suspended checks on ships for compliance with low sulphur fuel regulations as part of wider measures that cut back on inspections to reduce...

March 27, 2020
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Friday, September 20, 2019
FILE PHOTO: General view of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm operated by Orsted off the coast of Blackpool
Maritime News

The World’s Biggest Offshore Wind Farm Will Be as Cheap as Coal

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — The world’s biggest offshore wind park planned off the coast of England will probably in the next decade generate power cheaper than by burning coal....

September 20, 2019
Total Views: 38

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
container ship port
Maritime News

Britain at Risk of Losing Leading Edge in Maritime Services

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Sept 9 (Reuters) – Britain’s position as a top hub for maritime services is being eroded by competition, a loss of shipping finance business and the...

September 10, 2019
Total Views: 6

Thursday, June 28, 2018
Maritime News

Queen Elizabeth Makes Millions from U.K.’s Offshore Wind Farms

By Anna Hirtenstein (Bloomberg) — Leasing the seabed to offshore wind developers was the most profitable business last year for The Crown Estate Ltd., the company that generates income for...

June 28, 2018
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Britain Escorts Russian Ship Near National Waters Amid Strained Relations

LONDON, Dec 26 (Reuters) – A British ship escorted a Russian vessel as it passed near UK territorial waters over Christmas, Britain’s defense ministry said on Tuesday, adding that Russian...

December 26, 2017
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Type 26 Global Combat Ship
Maritime News

Britain Should Speed Up Military Shipbuilding to Create Jobs

LONDON, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Britain needs to speed up shipbuilding for the Royal Navy and spread work more widely across companies and shipyards to help create jobs and ensure...

November 29, 2016
Total Views: 32

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
london gateway
Maritime News

UK Shipping Sector Risks Sinking Fortunes if ‘Brexit’ Prevails

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, April 5 (Reuters) – If Britain votes to leave the European Union, the country’s shipping sector faces years of disruption as trade agreements get reworked and...

April 5, 2016
Total Views: 22

Monday, September 7, 2015
offshore wind turbine

UK Set to Reject Large Offshore Wind Project in English Channel

  COPENHAGEN, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Britain is poised to reject a large wind farm project in the English Channel as it would jeopardise the UNESCO World Heritage Site status...

September 7, 2015
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Shipping TV Tour On Board a Seventy-Year-Old VIC Steamer – VIDEO

Shipping TV’s Chris Gosling takes a tour aboard the 1945-built steam-driven Victualling Inshore Craft, VIC96, has a chat with her skipper and engineer, and a quick change from ahead to astern. VIC...

August 19, 2015
Total Views: 30

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
jack-up rig sunset offshore

UK Opts to Maximize Offshore Oil Production Over Onshore Wind

The U.K. aims to maximize domestic oil and gas production and curb the spread of onshore wind farms as the government leans toward maintaining energy security over cutting carbon emissions.

May 27, 2015
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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Maritime News

Britain’s Top Port Operator to Sell $2.4 Billion Stake

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Hermes Infrastructure are to buy a 30 percent stake in Associated British Ports for about 1.6 billion pounds ($2.4 billion).

March 31, 2015
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Friday, February 20, 2015

BAE Wins $1.3 Billion Contract to Design Britain’s New ‘Type 26’ Warships

Britain agreed to an 859 million pound ($1.32 billion) contract with BAE Systems on Friday, giving the green light to the British defence company to continue with the next phase of design for a new fleet of warships.

February 20, 2015
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Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Maritime News

Time-Lapse Video: London Gateway Operations

Here's a new time-lapse video showing operations at the DP World London Gateway port complex.

December 2, 2014
Total Views: 10

Thursday, November 6, 2014

BG Group Exec to Head UK’s New Oil and Gas Authority

The U.K. hired a senior BG Group Plc executive to head its new oil and gas industry regulator under plans to boost the country’s recovery of fossil-fuel reserves.

November 6, 2014
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Scotland Chooses: 10 Factors for Independence Referendum Voters

Here are some of the fault lines in tomorrow’s referendum on Scottish independence.

September 17, 2014
Total Views: 6

Saturday, August 16, 2014
Maritime News

Man Dies in Britain as 35 People Found in Shipping Container

A man has died after 35 people, including several children, were found inside a shipping container being unloaded at a dock in eastern England on Saturday morning, police said.

August 16, 2014
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Monday, October 28, 2013

Severe Storm Batters Britain and Netherlands

A strong storm battered Britain and the Netherlands on Monday, killing three people, cutting power and forcing hundreds of plane and train cancellations as it moved on across mainland Europe.

October 28, 2013
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