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Thursday, June 13, 2024
UK Imposes First Sanctions Targeting Ships Breaching Russian Oil Restrictions
Shipping

UK Imposes First Sanctions Targeting Ships Breaching Russian Oil Restrictions

LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) – Britain on Thursday imposed its first sanctions targeting vessels in Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “shadow

June 13, 2024
Total Views: 474

Friday, May 31, 2024
A fighter jet is launched from the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower against what they describe as Houthi military targets in Yemen. Handout via REUTERS.
News

Houthis Say US and UK Carried Out Deadliest Strike Yet on Yemen

(Bloomberg) — Houthi militants said the US and UK killed at least 16 people with airstrikes on Yemen on Thursday, in the deadliest assault on the group

May 31, 2024
Total Views: 3369

Friday, May 17, 2024
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting
News

UK Imposes Sanctions Over Russia-North Korea ‘Arms-for-Oil’ Trade

LONDON, May 17 (Reuters) – Britain announced sanctions on Friday against three companies and one individual over what it called the “illicit

May 17, 2024
Total Views: 519

Sunday, May 12, 2024
DVIDS photo of the Gaza pier being built by the DoD
Navy

UK To Send Contractors Not Soldiers To Gaza Pier

By Esteban Duarte (Bloomberg) The UK will probably use contractors in the US-led operation to deliver humanitarian aid on the beaches of Gaza rather than

May 12, 2024
Total Views: 1325

Monday, March 25, 2024
UK PM Sunak at nuclear press conference
Navy

UK Commits Over £550 Million to Nuclear Submarines and Energy Projects

By Kit Rees (Bloomberg) UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is committing hundreds of millions of pounds to Britain’s nuclear deterrent and energy infrastructure

March 25, 2024
Total Views: 1845

Photo of Newcastle United Co-Owner Amanda Staveley
Finance

Newcastle United Co-Owner Defeated in Bankruptcy Dispute with Greek Shipping Magnate

by Kirstin Ridley (Reuters) Newcastle United football club co-owner Amanda Staveley on Monday lost a London High Court battle with a Greek shipping tycoon over

March 25, 2024
Total Views: 3767

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: 695

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: 670

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: 2735

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: 7595

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: 5319

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: 120392

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: 623

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: 1110

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: 2393

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: 759

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: 825

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: 1166

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: 1911

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: 924
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