Monday, April 29, 2019
lng carrier
Maritime News

Britain Brimming With Natural Gas as LNG Flows Hit a Record

By Anna Shiryaevskaya, Vanessa Dezem and Mathew Carr (Bloomberg) — Britain’s appetite for natural gas usually declines in the summer, but this season is different with a record number of...

April 29, 2019
Total Views: 4

Wednesday, April 10, 2019
mariner oil field equinor
Offshore

Equinor Again Delays Start-Up of Britain’s Mariner Offshore Oilfield

By Nerijus Adomaitis OSLO, April 10 (Reuters) – The operator of the Mariner heavy oil field, one of Britain’s largest offshore developments in years, postponed its start-up to summer 2019...

April 10, 2019
Total Views: 35

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
container port
Maritime News

Britain’s Peel Ports Expands Amid Brexit Trade Uncertainty

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) – Privately owned Peel Ports is expanding its workforce mostly in Liverpool and plans acquisitions this year, its chief executive said, as Britain...

March 20, 2019
Total Views: 11

Monday, February 18, 2019
gibraltar
Maritime News

Spanish Warship Ordered Ships to Leave British Waters Near Gibraltar

LONDON, Feb 18 (Reuters) – A Spanish warship tried to order commercial shipping to leave anchorages in British waters near Gibraltar but was challenged by the British navy and sailed...

February 18, 2019
Total Views: 7

Thursday, January 24, 2019
cargo ship
Maritime News

UK Seeks Leading Role in Emerging Maritime Technology with New 30-Year Strategy

The UK government on Thursday launched a 30-year strategy seeking to establish the country as a pre-eminent global test-bed for emerging technology in the maritime industry. The new strategy, known...

January 24, 2019
Total Views: 20

Thursday, November 1, 2018
Appledore shipyard
Maritime News

Babcock to Close Appledore Shipyard in England as Orders Dry Up

EDINBURGH, Nov 1 (Reuters) – British engineering and defence firm Babcock International said on Thursday it was closing its Appledore shipyard in Devon, a “difficult” decision after orders ran out....

November 1, 2018
Total Views: 5

Thursday, June 28, 2018
Maritime News

Queen Elizabeth Makes Millions from U.K.’s Offshore Wind Farms

By Anna Hirtenstein (Bloomberg) — Leasing the seabed to offshore wind developers was the most profitable business last year for The Crown Estate Ltd., the company that generates income for...

June 28, 2018
Total Views: 10

Friday, June 15, 2018
Ports

Felixstowe’s New IT System Is Blamed For Significant Delays

by Alexander Whiteman (TheLoadstar) The UK’s major container gateway of Felixstowe is expected to continue experiencing severe congestion after the troubled implementation of a new IT system. An advisory issued...

June 15, 2018
Total Views: 7

Saturday, April 7, 2018
Royal naval support facility in Bahrain
Defense

New Royal Navy Base Opens In Bahrain

by John Konrad (gCaptain) The United Kingdom opened a permanent naval base in Bahrain on Thursday. The ceremony formally opening the UK Naval Support Facility was attended by Bahraini Crown...

April 7, 2018
Total Views: 69

Monday, January 15, 2018
shell oil
News

Shell Gives North Sea Shot in Arm With Field Redevelopment

By Kelly Gilblom (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc made one of its biggest commitments to the North Sea in 30 years, with plans to redevelop the Penguins oil and...

January 15, 2018
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, December 27, 2017
News

UK Authorities Assisting Russian Cargo Ship with Significant List in the Solent

The HM Coastguard is assisting a Russian-flagged cargo ship after it had developed a significant list while underway in the English Channel on Tuesday. The vessel, the MV Mekhanik Yartsev, reported...

December 27, 2017
Total Views: 42

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
offshore platform
Maritime News

UK North Sea’s Biggest Oil and Gas Pipeline Could Be Shut for ‘Weeks’

By Ron Bousso, Amanda Cooper and Alex Lawler LONDON, Dec 12 (Reuters) – Britain’s biggest pipeline from its North Sea oil and gas fields is likely to be shut for several...

December 12, 2017
Total Views: 8

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
News

WATCH: Battered by Waves, British Coastguard Makes Daring Rescue

The UK Coastguard has released some incredible video showing the daring helicopter rescue of three people from rugged cliffs on the southwest coast of England. The rescue took place Saturday...

August 15, 2017
Total Views: 25

Friday, August 11, 2017
gigantic pipes wash ashore in England
Interesting

Gigantic Pipes Beach in England After Breaking Free from Tow

Authorities in the UK are monitoring four gigantic plastic pipes that have washed ashore after breaking free while under tow off the east coast of England. The Maritime and Coastguard...

August 11, 2017
Total Views: 25

Thursday, June 8, 2017
offshore wind
News

Falling Costs Has U.K. Headed for Subsidy-Free Offshore Wind Power

By Jessica Shankleman (Bloomberg) — Britain may soon join Germany in harvesting subsidy-free electricity from offshore wind farms, giving government ministers new options in securing power supplies that don’t pollute....

June 8, 2017
Total Views: 16

Monday, May 22, 2017
Maritime News

BP Starts North Sea Oil Project That Will Help Double Its U.K. Output

By Rakteem Katakey (Bloomberg) — BP Plc started a project in the U.K. North Sea that will restore production halted since 2013 and help double the company’s output in the...

May 22, 2017
Total Views: 5

Thursday, April 13, 2017
Maritime News

U.K. Post-Brexit Economy Needs Energy Market That’s a Mess

By Mathew Carr and Kelly Gilblom (Bloomberg) — Relying on natural gas to fuel Europe’s second-largest economy was never going to be easy for the U.K., even before Brexit. Britain’s...

April 13, 2017
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
News

Post-Brexit Customs Checks Seen as ‘Catastrophe’ for UK Shipping

By Kylie MacLellan LONDON, April 12 (Reuters) – The introduction of physical customs checks following Brexit would be a catastrophe for British ports and shipping and would likely reduce the...

April 12, 2017
Total Views: 10

Friday, January 20, 2017
Maritime News

One Killed, One Seriously Injured in Boiler Room Blast at Port of Felixstowe

One person has died and another was seriously injured overnight in an explosion in the boiler room of a ship at the port of Felixstowe. Suffolk Police Department said it...

January 20, 2017
Total Views: 29

Monday, January 16, 2017
News

Doug Barrow Tapped to Head UK Ship Register

The UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency has appointed Doug Barrow as the new Director of the UK Ship Register (UKSR). Doug Barrow is currently chief executive of Maritime London, a...

January 16, 2017
Total Views: 2