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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
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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
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Thursday, July 20, 2023
General view of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm operated by Orsted off the coast of Blackpool, Britain.
Energy

Key UK Offshore Wind Project Axed in Blow to Climate Plans

(Bloomberg) — Vattenfall AB halted the development of an offshore wind project in the UK after costs surged, posing a major setback for a key part of

July 20, 2023
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Wednesday, July 19, 2023
Navy Nuclear Reactor Core
Navy

AUKUS Powers Up: HII And Babcock Join Forces On Nuclear Projects

by John Konrad (gCaptain) In a move signifying deepening cooperation within the Australia – United Kingdom – United States (AUKUS) alliance, defense

July 19, 2023
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Tuesday, July 4, 2023
A tanker ship is seen in the English Channel at sunrise, near Dover, Britain, August 4, 2021. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo
Shipping

UK Adds Maritime Transport to Emissions Trading Scheme

The UK Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) Authority has recently unveiled a series of reforms aimed at strengthening emission limits for industrial, power, and

July 4, 2023
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Tuesday, June 20, 2023
A support vessel is seen next to a wind turbine at the Walney Extension offshore wind farm operated by Orsted off the coast of Blackpool, Britain
News

BP, Orsted Reach Deal on Overlap of UK Endurance CCS, Hornsea Wind Farm Sites

LONDON, June 20 (Reuters) – BP BP.L and Orsted ORSTED.CO have resolved a dispute over an overlapping zone in the UK North

June 20, 2023
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Tuesday, June 13, 2023
General view of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm operated by Orsted off the coast of Blackpool, Britain.
Energy

UK’s Offshore Wind Pipeline Closing In on 100 GW

The United Kingdom’s offshore wind pipeline is approaching the 100 gigawatt (GW) mark, according to UK-based trade association RenewableUK, as the global

June 13, 2023
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Friday, June 9, 2023
offshore rig
Shipping

Britain to Waive Oil, Gas Windfall Tax if Prices Fall Far Enough

LONDON, June 9 (Reuters) – Britain’s windfall tax on oil and gas producers will not be applied if prices drop below certain levels for

June 9, 2023
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Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Offshore Strike Action Intensifies in UK Sector of the North Sea
Offshore

Offshore Strike Action Intensifies in UK Sector of the North Sea

In a growing dispute concerning job security, wages, and working conditions in the UK offshore sector, the Unite union has announced that approximately 1,650

May 23, 2023
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Wednesday, May 10, 2023
shell nigeria oil spill satellite image
Environment

Shell Wins UK Supreme Court Case on 2011 Oil Spill Off Nigerian Coast

By Estelle Shirbon LONDON, May 10 (Reuters) – The UK Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that it was too late for Nigerian claimants to sue two

May 10, 2023
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Monday, March 20, 2023
Offshore oil and gas platform
Offshore

UK Offshore Platforms Face ‘Standstill’ as Workers Plan Strike

Union says ‘tsunami of industrial action’ to hit UK oil and gas operators as 1,400 offshore workers set to strike. Dozens of platforms on the  UK

March 20, 2023
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Wednesday, March 15, 2023
DP World Looks to Develop Warehousing at UK’s Southampton Port
Shipping

DP World Looks to Develop Warehousing at UK’s Southampton Port

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — DP World Ltd. is looking to expand operations at the UK’s Port of Southampton by developing warehouse space to meet

March 15, 2023
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Monday, March 6, 2023
General view of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm operated by Orsted off the coast of Blackpool, Britain.
Offshore

Without Government Support, UK’s Offshore Wind Push at Risk from Soaring Costs

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — Orsted A/S, the world’s largest developer of offshore wind farms, said its biggest project in the UK is at risk of

March 6, 2023
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Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority Said to be Weighing Bid for UK Ports Giant Stake
Ports

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority Said to be Weighing Bid for UK Ports Giant Stake

By Dinesh Nair (Bloomberg) — Abu Dhabi Investment Authority is among parties considering a bid for a 34% stake in Associated British Ports, the

February 21, 2023
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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
General view of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm operated by Orsted off the coast of Blackpool, Britain.
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
Total Views: 2256

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
Total Views: 724

Thursday, December 22, 2022
General view of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm operated by Orsted off the coast of Blackpool, Britain.
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
Total Views: 900

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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