Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Ports

Britain’s Retail Industry Demands Probe of Disruption at Ports

By James Davey LONDON, Dec 17 (Reuters) – Britain’s retailers and food manufacturers have called on lawmakers to urgently investigate ongoing disruption at UK ports, warning that delays were hurting...

December 16, 2020
Total Views: 2346

Friday, December 4, 2020
offshore wind farm
Offshore

Eni Joins North Sea Wind Power Grab with Dogger Bank Deal

By Nerijus Adomaitis and Stephen Jewkes OSLO/MILAN, Dec 4 (Reuters) – Italy’s Eni is buying a 20% stake in the Dogger Bank Wind Farm project from Norway’s Equinor and Britain’s...

December 4, 2020
Total Views: 924

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
containerships
Ports

UK Container Port Congestion Is Unprecedented

by Mike Wackett (TheLoadstar) Container shipments from Asia to the UK continue to be subject to “unprecedented” delays and significant additional costs. “It’s as bad as you hear, possibly worse,”...

November 11, 2020
Total Views: 2511

Friday, November 6, 2020
Environment

EU Eyes Huge Increase in Offshore Wind to Meet Climate Goals

By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS, Nov 6 (Reuters) – The European Union is considering a plan to increase its offshore wind energy capacity five-fold this decade and 25-fold by 2050, as...

November 6, 2020
Total Views: 73

Sunday, October 25, 2020
Piracy

Breaking: Stowaway Incident on Oil Tanker Nave Andromeda Off England

Update: UK Special Forces Gain Control of Nave Andromeda; Seven Arrested By Henry Nicholls SOUTHAMPTON, England, Oct 25 (Reuters) – British police said on Sunday they were dealing with an...

October 25, 2020
Total Views: 693

Monday, October 5, 2020
offshore wind farm
Environment

Boris Johnson to Announce Major Expansion of U.K.’s Offshore Wind Capacity

By Thomas Penny and Jessica Shankleman (Bloomberg) — Boris Johnson will commit to boosting U.K. offshore wind power as part of his delayed plan for a “green industrial revolution” as...

October 5, 2020
Total Views: 39

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
offshore wind farm
Environment

U.K. Plans to Create Offshore Grid to Connect Wind Farms

By Rachel Morison (Bloomberg) –National Grid Plc outlined a plan for an offshore grid that will link new wind parks and interconnectors, saving consumers 6 billion pounds ($7.7 billion) by...

September 30, 2020
Total Views: 100

Wednesday, July 22, 2020
offshore rig
Offshore

U.K. Oil Industry at Odds With Government on Mass Covid Testing

By Ryan Hesketh (Bloomberg) –The U.K. oil and gas industry says blanket testing of its workers is essential to avoid Covid-19 outbreaks offshore, but the authorities have so far refused...

July 22, 2020
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
offshore platforms
Offshore

U.K. Offshore Oil and Gas Industry Pledges to Cut Emissions in Half Over Next Decade

By Amanda Jordan and Laura Hurst (Bloomberg) –The U.K. offshore oil and gas industry pledged to cut emissions from its operations by half in the next decade, and eliminate them...

June 16, 2020
Total Views: 12

Friday, March 27, 2020
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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
Total Views: 104

Thursday, March 12, 2020
offshore rig
Maritime News

UK Imposes Travel Restrictions to North Sea Oil and Gas Installations

LONDON, March 12 (Reuters) – Britain’s oil and gas sector association OGUK on Thursday banned people from travelling to offshore installations such as platforms if they have travelled to certain countries affected...

March 12, 2020
Total Views: 130

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
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Maritime News

UK Urged to Include Shipping and Aviation in Net Zero Emission Goal

By Susanna Twidale LONDON, Sept 24 (Reuters) – The aviation and shipping sectors should formally be included in Britain’s target to cut its greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by...

September 24, 2019
Total Views: 3

Thursday, September 19, 2019
offshore wind farm
Maritime News

UK Set to Open $25 Billion Lease Auction for Offshore Wind Farms

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) –The U.K. is set to open the first contest in a decade intended to draw as much as 20 billion pounds ($25 billion) of investment in...

September 19, 2019
Total Views: 16

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
FILE PHOTO: General view of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm operated by Orsted off the coast of Blackpool
Maritime News

UK Launches Largest Offshore Wind Lease in a Decade

By Susanna Twidale LONDON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Britain has launched its first major auction of offshore wind farm leases in a decade, offering sites with the combined potential to...

September 18, 2019
Total Views: 10

Thursday, September 12, 2019
Maritime News

Babcock Wins Frigate Deal as UK Bids to Restore Shipbuilding Industry

By Alistair Smout LONDON, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Babcock International won a contract to design new Type 31 frigates on Thursday as Britain seeks to revive its once-mighty shipbuilding industry....

September 12, 2019
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
southampton port
Maritime News

Port of Southampton Enters Into UK’s First ‘Port Economic Partnership’

The UK government and the Port of Southampton have teamed up to launched the UK’s first Port Economic Partnership (PEP), a way of creating stronger links between ports and government...

September 11, 2019
Total Views: 19

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
felixstowe drug bust
Maritime News

Authorities Seized a Record 1.3 Metric Tons of Heroin in Container at Port of Felixstowe

Authorities in the U.K. have seized a record 1.3 tonnes of heroin from a container loaded on a Maersk-operated ship after it docked in Felixstowe. The U.K. National Crime Agency...

September 4, 2019
Total Views: 24

Monday, August 12, 2019
offshore wind farm
Maritime News

UK Offshore Wind Deal Highlights Appeal of Renewables

By James Thornhill and Jeremy Hodges – (Bloomberg) –Spanish utility Iberdrola SA is selling a stake in a U.K. offshore wind farm to a unit of Macquarie Group Ltd. for...

August 12, 2019
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
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Maritime News

Shipping Firms Drop British Flag as Brexit Risks Loom

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, July 2 (Reuters) – Companies are leaving Britain’s shipping registry due to uncertainty over Britain’s departure from the European Union and future commercial arrangements with the...

July 2, 2019
Total Views: 8

Friday, June 21, 2019
offshore wind farm
Maritime News

Clean Energy Becomes Dominant Power Source in U.K.

By Jeremy Hodges (Bloomberg) –The U.K. will generate more energy from low-carbon sources than from fossil fuels this year for the first time since the Industrial Revolution. Wind, solar, hydro...

June 21, 2019
Total Views: 17