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Thursday, February 15, 2024
File Photo: Wind farm in the North sea off the coast of United Kingdom.
Offshore

UK Government Expects Bidders to Return to Offshore Wind Auction

OSLO, Feb 15 (Reuters) – Britain has learned the lessons of last year’s failed offshore wind auction and expects bidders will make a comeback

February 15, 2024
Total Views: 683

Wednesday, February 7, 2024
A tanker transits the Suez Canal. Shutterstock/Anatoly Menzhiliy
Shipping

US, UK Ship Investors Hit by Soaring Red Sea Insurance

LONDON, Feb 7 (Reuters) – War underwriters have raised the premiums they charge to U.S., British and Israeli firms by as high as 50% for ships

February 7, 2024
Total Views: 654

Monday, January 15, 2024
UK PM Sunak making a speech
Navy

Sunak Wants To Desculate Red Sea Tensions

By Kitty Donaldson (Bloomberg) The UK wants a reduction of tensions in the Red Sea and that air strikes on Houthi positions in Yemen last week were

January 15, 2024
Total Views: 2722

Naval diplomacy in London
Shipping

Beyond G7 Gunboats: The Case for Naval Diplomacy to Secure the Red Sea

Both the G7 and the US-led military coalition have been unsuccessful in protecting trade in the Red Sea, Black Sea and other maritime regions. Is there a more

January 15, 2024
Total Views: 7569

Saturday, January 13, 2024
Biden Pushed Operation Prosperity Guardian Despite Strong Objections
Navy

Biden Pushed Operation Prosperity Guardian Despite Strong Objections

By Peter Martin (Bloomberg) President Joe Biden was vacationing in St. Croix on the morning of Jan. 1 when he convened a meeting of his national security

January 13, 2024
Total Views: 5304

Tuesday, January 2, 2024
UK Royal Navy mines ship
Navy

Turkey Blocks UK Minehunters From Black Sea

by John Konrad (gCaptain) On Tuesday, Turkey made the controversial decision to block two British minehunter ships from entering the Black Sea, citing the

January 2, 2024
Total Views: 120347

Monday, December 18, 2023
UK PM Rishi Sunak visits the United States
Environment

New UK Carbon Import Levy: A Cloak for Protectionist Tariffs?

By Kylie MacLellan and Susanna Twidale (Reuters) Britain will implement a new carbon import levy on some products from 2027 to help to protect businesses

December 18, 2023
Total Views: 606

Monday, December 11, 2023
Two Royal Navy Sandown Class minehunters deployed on Op Kipion. Royal Navy Photo
Defense

UK Transferring Two Minehunters to Ukraine as Part of Maritime Support Plan

LONDON, Dec 11 (Reuters) – Britain said on Monday it would transfer two Royal Navy minehunter ships to the Ukrainian Navy, as it

December 11, 2023
Total Views: 1109

Thursday, December 7, 2023
tanker at sea
Shipping

UK Sanctions on Russian Tanker Firm Show Effort to Curb Evasion

(Bloomberg) — UK sanctions against a Dubai-based company that controls Russia’s state-controlled oil tanker fleet are the latest sign that Western

December 7, 2023
Total Views: 2365

Thursday, November 16, 2023
File Photo: Wind farm in the North sea off the coast of United Kingdom.
Offshore

UK Ramps Up Wind Farm Support to Revive Crisis-Hit Industry

(Bloomberg) — The UK government raised the support price for new offshore wind farms by 66% as it tries to rekindle investment in a crisis-hit sector

November 16, 2023
Total Views: 758

Tuesday, November 7, 2023
north sea oil rig
Offshore

Will UK’s New Push for Oil Drilling Boost Energy Security?

(Bloomberg) — British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak will this week announce a mandate for annual auctions of new licenses for oil and gas exploration in the

November 7, 2023
Total Views: 824

Sunday, October 8, 2023
SUISO-FRONTIER-hydrogen-tanker
News

Rivals Outpace UK in Race For Green Hydrogen

By Priscila Azevedo Rocha (Bloomberg) In 2021, the UK set out a bold ambition to become a ‘global leader on hydrogen’ by 2030. Two years later, delivery

October 8, 2023
Total Views: 1159

Friday, October 6, 2023
Endurance project map courtesy Northern Endurance Partnership
Shipping

UK Awards Landmark Agreement for Major Carbon Capture and Storage Project in North Sea

The UK’s Crown Estate has granted an Agreement for Lease for what could be one of the world’s largest carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects,

October 6, 2023
Total Views: 1907

Wednesday, September 27, 2023
The Petrojarl Knarr FPSO. Photo credit: Altera
Offshore

UK Green Lights $3.8 Billion Rosebank Oil and Gas Project in North Sea

The UK government has granted a development and production license to Equinor and Ithaca Energy for the $3.8 billion Rosebank project northwest of Shetland.

September 27, 2023
Total Views: 916

Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Bibby Marine eSOV. Photo courtesy of Bibby Marine.
Shipbuilding

Bibby Marine Set to Lead Construction of World’s First eSOV

A consortium led by Bibby Marine was awarded funding via the UK government’s Zero Emission Vessel Infrastructure (ZEVI) toward building the world’s

September 12, 2023
Total Views: 1836

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Turbine
Offshore

UK’s Offshore Energy Industry Risks Missing Out on 95,000 Jobs

(Bloomberg) — If the UK doesn’t significantly ramp up renewables investment at a time when oil and gas is in decline, as many as 95,000 potential

September 12, 2023
Total Views: 776

Thursday, August 17, 2023
General view of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm operated by Orsted off the coast of Blackpool, Britain.
Energy

Europe’s Biggest Offshore Wind Market is Heading For Disaster

(Bloomberg) — The UK’s annual renewable energy auction may not include offshore wind for the first time since the system for awarding subsidies began

August 17, 2023
Total Views: 4802

Tuesday, July 25, 2023
Greenpeace Challenging UK’s New North Sea Oil and Gas Licenses
Energy

Greenpeace Challenging UK’s New North Sea Oil and Gas Licenses

LONDON, July 25 (Reuters) – Britain’s decision to authorise new licences for oil and gas exploration in the North Sea came under scrutiny

July 25, 2023
Total Views: 375

Monday, July 24, 2023
UK and France Move to Protect the Rights and Welfare of Seafarers
Shipping

UK and France Move to Protect the Rights and Welfare of Seafarers

The UK government has launched a new seafarers’ charter to help guarantee fair wages, proper rest periods, and suitable training for thousands of

July 24, 2023
Total Views: 1671

World’s Biggest Wind Power Projects Are in Crisis Just When World Needs Them Most
Energy

World’s Biggest Wind Power Projects Are in Crisis Just When World Needs Them Most

(Bloomberg) — Offshore wind projects are facing an economic crisis that erased billions of US dollars in planned spending this week — just as the world

July 24, 2023
Total Views: 3564
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