Thursday, June 25, 2015
British Aircraft Carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth
News

Britain’s Biggest-Ever Warship Fired Up for the First Time

The onboard Diesel Generators for Britain's new 65,000 tonne supercarrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, were fired up for the first, marking a significant stage in the construction of Britain's biggest warship.

June 25, 2015
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Thursday, June 11, 2015
NASA Visible Earth: Falkland Islands
News

Cameron “Robustly Defended” Britain’s Ownership Of Falkland Islands

[contextly_sidebar id=”x6Pv4wanLtS0EiIyFmfgmyZqTom96gtR”](Bloomberg) U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron and Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner asserted their countries rights to the Falkland Islands as they traded diplomatic barbs across the Atlantic...

June 11, 2015
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
jack-up rig sunset offshore
News

UK Opts to Maximize Offshore Oil Production Over Onshore Wind

The U.K. aims to maximize domestic oil and gas production and curb the spread of onshore wind farms as the government leans toward maintaining energy security over cutting carbon emissions.

May 27, 2015
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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Maritime News

Two Men Narrowly Escape Capsized Tug in Southampton

Two crew are lucky to be alive after narrowly escaping a capsized tug just before it sank Monday night in strong winds and poor visibility near Southampton, England. RNLI and the...

March 31, 2015
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Maritime News

Britain’s Top Port Operator to Sell $2.4 Billion Stake

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Hermes Infrastructure are to buy a 30 percent stake in Associated British Ports for about 1.6 billion pounds ($2.4 billion).

March 31, 2015
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Friday, February 27, 2015
News

Dredger Chief Mate Sentenced for Fatal Collision with Sailing Yacht Near Felixstowe

The chief mate of a dredger has received a six month suspended sentence after his vessel collided with a yacht near Felixstowe, England, killing a woman and a dog.

February 27, 2015
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News

UK Launches Civilian Search and Rescue Helicopter Service

The UK today launched a civilian search and rescue helicopter service in support of Her Majesty’s Coastguard. The service will be operated by the UK limited company Bristow Helicopters Ltd,...

February 27, 2015
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
News

UK North Sea Oil’s 1,500 Job Cuts Is Just Tip of Iceberg

The world’s biggest oil and gas producers, already cutting hundreds of jobs a week from the U.K.’s North Sea, are just warming up.

February 25, 2015
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Thursday, January 8, 2015
Maritime News

Video: Aboard the Mighty CSCL Globe in Felixstowe – ShippingTV

Shipping TV’s editor, Chris Gosling, was invited on the bridge of the world’s largest container ship by carrying capacity, the 19,100 TEU  CSCL Globe, shortly after she berthed at the...

January 8, 2015
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Thursday, November 13, 2014
Maritime News

Video: Southampton Ready for World’s Largest Ships After Completing Dredge Plan -Shipping TV

ABP's Port of Southampton has now completed a £40M dredge program which will allow the world's largest ships to access the Southampton Container Terminal with a draught of 15.5 meters.

November 13, 2014
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News

Drink Beer, Help Seafarers in Need

A UK brewer has raised more than $260,000 for charity through the sale of its beer.

November 13, 2014
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Thursday, November 6, 2014
News

BG Group Exec to Head UK’s New Oil and Gas Authority

The U.K. hired a senior BG Group Plc executive to head its new oil and gas industry regulator under plans to boost the country’s recovery of fossil-fuel reserves.

November 6, 2014
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
News

Scotland Chooses: 10 Factors for Independence Referendum Voters

Here are some of the fault lines in tomorrow’s referendum on Scottish independence.

September 17, 2014
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Thursday, August 14, 2014
News

Standby Vessel Damaged in Collision With Wind Turbine Pile Off England

Liverpool Coastguard on Thursday was coordinating the response to a ship that was leaking oil following a collision with a wind turbine pile at wind farm off Cumbria, England. The...

August 14, 2014
Total Views: 22

Friday, July 18, 2014
Interesting

Britain’s Biggest and Most Powerful Aircraft Carrier Floated – Photos and Video

Britain’s biggest ever warship HMS Queen Elizabeth took to the water for the first time this week as she was floated out of dry dock.

July 18, 2014
Total Views: 26

Thursday, November 7, 2013
london gateway
Ports

London Gateway Opens With Arrival of First Ship

DP World Ltd.’s London Gateway port received its first ship today following a decade-long project to build a deep-water haven close to the U.K. capital that aims to become one of Europe’s busiest container terminals.

November 7, 2013
Total Views: 77

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Britain’s Centrica Extends Qatar LNG Supply Contract to 2018

Centrica Plc agreed to extend a liquefied natural gas accord with Qatar Liquefied Gas Co. to December 2018 as the U.K. seeks to offset declining production from North Sea fields.

November 6, 2013
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Shipbuilding

BAE Systems to Close Historic Portsmouth Shipyard, Cuts 1,775 Jobs

BAE Systems Plc, Europe’s largest defense company, will cease warship production at the historic Portsmouth site on the English coast and eliminate 1,775 jobs as the focus for naval manufacturing shifts to Scotland.

November 6, 2013
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Shipbuilding

BAE Systems Cuts 1,775 Jobs And Ends Portsmouth Shipbuilding

Defence contractor BAE Systems plans to lay off 1,775 ship workers across the UK as the biggest warships Britain has ever built near completion with no similar-sized orders on the horizon.

November 6, 2013
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Blog

It’s Not Time to Panic About UK Port Capacity – Although There Will be Losers

Fears that the UK is heading towards an era of sustained overcapacity in its major container ports may have been overcooked, according to a leading industry analyst. Neil Davidson, senior...

July 2, 2013
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