Wednesday, June 12, 2013
m/v swanland
Incidents

UK Releases Report on Fatal 2011 ‘Swanland’ Sinking

MAIB report on the investigation into the structural failure and foundering of the general cargo ship Swanland in the Irish Sea with the loss of six crew on 27 November 2011.

June 12, 2013
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Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Blog

Sting Taking Britain’s Shipbuilding Demise to Broadway

Yes. Sting, the musician.

June 5, 2013
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Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Piracy

Britain Pledges Anti-Piracy Aid to Somalia

Britain to spend millions on bolstering Somalia's security forces and help boost radio communications along the Somali coast.

May 7, 2013
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Thursday, March 28, 2013
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News

Britain’s LNG Import Prices Now Rival that of Japan

By Henning Gloystein LONDON, March 28 (Reuters) – Britain is currently paying some of the world’s highest wholesale gas prices, rivalling those in energy-hungry Asia and reflecting annual winter spikes...

March 28, 2013
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Sunday, March 24, 2013
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News

LNG Carriers Set Course for United Kingdom as Supply Runs Low

By Daniel Fineren DUBAI, March 24 (Reuters) – Three big Qatari liquefied natural gas (LNG) deliveries should help replenish vital heating supplies for snow-covered Britain this week, but UK gas...

March 24, 2013
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Monday, March 11, 2013
Uncategorized

EU Sulphur Targets Costly For UK Shipping, Report Says

LONDON, March 11 (Reuters) – European Union targets to reduce sulphur emissions from the shipping sector will lead to huge costs for the British marine industry and reduce the country’s...

March 11, 2013
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Sunday, January 20, 2013
Shipbuilding

Shipyards ‘Doomed’ If Scots Vote to Leave U.K., Lawmakers Say

By Rodney Jefferson Scotland’s shipyards would lose contracts and be “doomed” if the country votes to leave the U.K. in a referendum next year, a group of lawmakers said. The...

January 20, 2013
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Friday, January 18, 2013
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News

Deloitte Upbeat on Future of U.K. North Sea Development

LONDON–Oil prospecting in the U.K. North Sea has experienced renewed vigor and there is a positive outlook for 2013 activity, according to a report released Friday, despite a separate prediction...

January 18, 2013
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Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Ports

UK Maritime Industry Employs 635,000 – STUDY

The U.K.’s ports, shipping and maritime services industries employ 635,000 people, contributing 8.45 billion pounds ($13.71 billion) in tax revenues, according to a study for Maritime U.K. Maritime businesses generated 31.73 billion pounds, equivalent to...

December 18, 2012
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Monday, October 22, 2012
Offshore

Oilfield Services Helicopter Ditches in North Sea

LONDON–An oil-services helicopter crashed into the North Sea Monday with 19 people on board, the U.K. coastguard and the operating company said Monday. No one was killed. After a major...

October 22, 2012
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Monday, October 15, 2012
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Blog

British And French Battle Over Scallops

It has been well over a century since the British and French have battled over navigation of the narrow strip of water which separates these two countries however, fishermen from...

October 15, 2012
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Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Blog

Seafarers Awareness Week Continues in UK

Following a successful “Day of The Seafarer” celebration held worldwide, the United Kingdom is continuing it’s honoring of seafarers with an annual “Seafarers Awareness Week”, held every year from June...

June 27, 2012
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Monday, June 4, 2012
Offshore

Argentina: Falkland Islands Offshore Oil Exploration ‘Illegal’

BUENOS AIRES–Argentina’s federal government has declared oil and gas exploration by five companies in the waters surrounding the disputed Falkland Islands to be “illegal.” In five separate resolutions published Monday,...

June 4, 2012
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Thursday, May 17, 2012
Uncategorized

Sleeping Drunk Master Blamed in 2011 ‘Karin Schepers’ Grounding

A drunken master that had fallen asleep in the bridge is to blame for the August 2011 grounding of the Karin Schepers along the UK’s Cornish coast, according to an...

May 17, 2012
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Thursday, January 5, 2012
Navy

U.K. Chimes In: Disrupting Strait of Hormuz would be “illegal and unsuccessful”

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Any attempt by Iran to disrupt the flow of oil through the Strait of Hormuz would be “illegal and unsuccessful”, U.K. Defence Secretary Philip Hammond will say Thursday....

January 5, 2012
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Friday, December 9, 2011
Uncategorized

Seven Men Rescued After Small Containership Collides With Chemical Tanker

Seven crewmembers of the small containership, Florece, were rescued from liferafts early this morning after the vessel sank following a collision with a larger chemical tanker owned by Tsakos Group,...

December 9, 2011
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Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Opening Date Set For Britain’s London Gateway Logistics Center

DP World said today that its new port and logistics center project, London Gateway, is expected to open in the fourth quarter of 2013 paving the way for estimated 36,000...

October 4, 2011
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Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Offshore

UK debuts new well capping device

Today, at the SPE Offshore Europe 2011 conference in Aberdeen, Britain Energy Minister, Charles Hendry MP, announced that a new piece of equipment said to be the key to the...

September 6, 2011
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Friday, September 2, 2011
Blog

UK releases historical records of 1 million seafarers

The UK’s National Archive says it is releasing the records of 1 million Merchant Navy seafarers serving from 1918 to 1941 who were part of Churchill’s often forgotten ‘fourth service’. ...

September 2, 2011
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Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Offshore

Aker Solutions adding 500 new jobs in UK

International oil services company Aker Solutions says it is will be creating up to 500 new jobs in the UK over the next year as the company looks to grow...

August 24, 2011
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