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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

April 7, 2018
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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

January 15, 2018
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, December 27, 2017
UK Authorities Assisting Russian Cargo Ship with Significant List in the Solent
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

December 27, 2017
Total Views: 129

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
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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

December 12, 2017
Total Views: 41

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
WATCH: Battered by Waves, British Coastguard Makes Daring Rescue
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.

August 15, 2017
Total Views: 58

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

August 11, 2017
Total Views: 85

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

June 8, 2017
Total Views: 37

Monday, May 22, 2017
BP Starts North Sea Oil Project That Will Help Double Its U.K. Output
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

May 22, 2017
Total Views: 10

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.,

April 13, 2017
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Post-Brexit Customs Checks Seen as ‘Catastrophe’ for UK Shipping
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

April 12, 2017
Total Views: 33

Friday, January 20, 2017
One Killed, One Seriously Injured in Boiler Room Blast at Port of Felixstowe
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

January 20, 2017
Total Views: 133

Monday, January 16, 2017
Doug Barrow Tapped to Head UK Ship Register
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

January 16, 2017
Total Views: 7

Saturday, January 14, 2017
Seven Crew Rescued After Cargo Ship ‘Fluvius Tamar’ Sinks in North Sea
News

Seven Crew Rescued After Cargo Ship ‘Fluvius Tamar’ Sinks in North Sea

The UK Coastguard coordinated an extensive search and rescue effort overnight after a 90-meter cargo ship sank in the North Sea approximately 35 nautical miles

January 14, 2017
Total Views: 211

Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Aberdeen Officially Moving Forward with £350 Million Port Expansion
Maritime News

Aberdeen Officially Moving Forward with £350 Million Port Expansion

Scottish authorities have approved a massive £350 million expansion project for the port of Aberdeen as the port positions itself to handle larger vessels

December 21, 2016
Total Views: 100

Tuesday, December 20, 2016
UK Signs Emergency Towing Vessel ‘Ievoli Black’ to 5-Year Contract Off Scotland
Accidents

UK Signs Emergency Towing Vessel ‘Ievoli Black’ to 5-Year Contract Off Scotland

The UK’s Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) has signed a 5-year agreement with the marine salvage company Ardent for emergency towage services off the

December 20, 2016
Total Views: 942

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Liverpool Port Eyes Transatlantic Expansion to Overcome Shipping Turmoil
Maritime News

Liverpool Port Eyes Transatlantic Expansion to Overcome Shipping Turmoil

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Dec 6 (Reuters) – Liverpool’s new container terminal expects to ramp up transatlantic shipping as British companies look

December 6, 2016
Total Views: 7

Monday, December 5, 2016
Place of Refuge Sought for Fire-Damaged Bulk Carrier Off U.K.
News

Place of Refuge Sought for Fire-Damaged Bulk Carrier Off U.K.

Officials in the U.K. are searching for a place of refuge for the bulk carrier V Due after a fire in one of its cargo holds while at anchor

December 5, 2016
Total Views: 31

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Type 26 Global Combat Ship
Maritime News

Britain Should Speed Up Military Shipbuilding to Create Jobs

LONDON, Nov 29 (Reuters) – Britain needs to speed up shipbuilding for the Royal Navy and spread work more widely across companies and shipyards to help

November 29, 2016
Total Views: 60

Friday, September 2, 2016
UK-merchant-navy-medal-artist
Defense

UK Announces New Merchant Navy Medal

UK Chamber Of Shipping CEO, Guy Platten has welcomed the announcement today of the recipients of the Merchant Navy Medal for Meritorious Service;   “I

September 2, 2016
Total Views: 44

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Maritime News

Offshore Vessels Detained In Aberdeen Over Unpaid Wages

by Polly Toynbee (TheGuardian) M/V Malaviya Twenty has been moored in Great Yarmouth docks since December. To look at, it’s no rustbucket, kept in good shape

August 30, 2016
Total Views: 10
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