UK


Thursday, February 2, 2023
People sit at a beach cafe with the Britain's biggest container port Felixstowe seen behind
Ports

Could UK Freeports Become A Home For International Crime?

by Paul Michael Gilmour (University of Portsmouth) A significant element of the UK government’s levelling up plan to create thousands of jobs, regenerate

February 2, 2023
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Sunday, January 22, 2023
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Turbine
Offshore

UK Offshore Wind At Risk Without Higher Prices

By Rachel Morison and William Mathis (Bloomberg) The UK’s next auction of renewable-energy contracts will be make or break for the country’s burgeoning

January 22, 2023
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Saturday, January 7, 2023
Offshore

Britain Produced Record Amount Of Wind Power In 2022

LONDON, Jan 6 (Reuters) – Britain’s wind farms contributed a record 26.8% of the country’s electricity in 2022 although gas-fired power

January 7, 2023
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Thursday, December 29, 2022
offshore oil rig
Offshore

UK Oil Lobby Warns Financing May Dry Up After Windfall Tax

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — Banks are set to trim billions of pounds in financing for oil and gas producers in the UK’s North Sea after a windfall

December 29, 2022
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Thursday, December 22, 2022
Offshore

Record UK Wind Power in 2022 Helped to Ease Gas Crisis

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — Britain’s wind farms generated a record amount of electricity this year as gusty weather and a growing fleet of

December 22, 2022
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Tuesday, November 22, 2022
offshore rig
Offshore

Cost of Decommissioning Oil and Gas Wells in the UK North Sea Could Reach $23 Billion

Over two thousand oil and gas wells in the UK sector of the North Sea will need to be decommissioned over the next decade at a total cost of

November 22, 2022
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Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Offshore

Norway’s Equinor Eyes Celtic Sea for ‘Gigawatt-Scale’ Floating Wind Farms

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has revealed its intention to develop “gigawatt-scale” floating offshore wind in the Celtic Sea. The company

November 9, 2022
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Offshore

UK’s Windfall Tax on Renewables Puts Offshore Wind Farm Investment at Risk

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — UK offshore wind farm investment will be at risk if any windfall tax imposed on renewable producers is too severe,

November 9, 2022
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MSC

Sunak Cancels Boris Johnson’s Yacht To Build Pipeline And Cable Protection Ships

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Monday, the UK announced it canceled Boris Johnson’s National Flagship project. The flagship was an elegant yacht intended to

November 9, 2022
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Monday, October 3, 2022
north sea oil rig
Offshore

UK’s New Oil and Gas Exploration Licenses Unlikely to Boost Supply for Years

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — The UK will soon offer new licenses to explore areas of its seabed for oil and gas, but even if the drilling is

October 3, 2022
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Saturday, August 27, 2022
Russian-flagged oil tanker Pegas docked in Greece
Shipping

Britain Hasn’t Quite Managed To Kick Its Russian Diesel Habit

By David Goodman and Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) –Britain has yet to completely remove its reliance on Russian fuel, according to data that contradicts an

August 27, 2022
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Saturday, August 6, 2022
Ports

UK’s Biggest Container Port To Be Hit By Eight Days of Strikes

By Siddharth Philip and Katie Linsell (Bloomberg) –Almost 2,000 dock workers at Britain’s biggest container ship port plan to strike for eight days

August 6, 2022
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Tuesday, August 2, 2022
News

English Channel Migrants Are Still Crossing  In Record Numbers

by John Konrad (gCaptain) The UK Ministry of Defense confirmed on Tuesday that 3,683 people tried to cross the English Channel in July. In just one day last

August 2, 2022
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Thursday, July 28, 2022
Ports

‘Huge Disruption’ Expected After UK Port Strike Vote

LONDON, July 28 (Reuters) – Staff at Britain’s largest container port, Felixstowe, have voted in favour of strike action in a

July 28, 2022
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Saturday, July 23, 2022
Ports

Dover Port Delays Intensify

LONDON, July 23 (Reuters) – Long traffic jams built up on Saturday outside the Port of Dover, Britain’s main gateway to

July 23, 2022
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Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Ports

Liverpool Dockworkers Might Strike Over Pay

LONDON, July 19 (Reuters) – Hundreds of dockworkers at one of Britain’s largest container ports will be balloted for strike action in a

July 19, 2022
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Thursday, June 23, 2022
Shipping

Boris Johnson Signals UK’s Willingness to De-Mine Black Sea and Help Export Grain from Ukraine

By Andrew MacAskill KIGALI, June 23 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday Britain was willing to assist with demining

June 23, 2022
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Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Offshore

Britain Approves Plans for Shell’s New North Sea Gas Field

By Ron Bousso and Kylie MacLellan LONDON, June 1 (Reuters) – Britain’s regulator on Wednesday approved Shell’s revised plan to

June 1, 2022
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Thursday, May 26, 2022
Atlantic Conveyor Merchant Navy Ceremony
Incidents

UK Remembers Merchant Navy Sailors Lost In Falklands War

Atlantic Container Line (ACL) and Cunard have marked the 40th anniversary of the ‘darkest day in ACL’s history’ when its vessel, the Liverpool

May 26, 2022
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Sunday, April 10, 2022
Fishing

EU And U.K. Near Conclusion of Fishing Rights Dispute

By Jorge Valero Apr 10, 2022, (Bloomberg) –The dispute between the European Union and the U.K. over fishing permits is nearing its conclusion as

April 10, 2022
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