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Saturday, August 20, 2016
Environment

Is It Time For The UK To Get Behind Offshore Wind?

by Phillip Inman (TheGuardian) Cancelling the planned new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point will be a huge victory for the offshore wind industry. The

August 20, 2016
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Thursday, July 21, 2016
Post-Brexit Exclusion from EU Ports Plan Could Help British Terminals
Maritime News

Post-Brexit Exclusion from EU Ports Plan Could Help British Terminals

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, July 21 (Reuters) – British ports could gain a competitive edge in tough shipping markets through post-Brexit exclusion from

July 21, 2016
Total Views: 21

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
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Interesting

Tugboat Captain, First Officer Found Guilty of Drug Trafficking in UK’s Biggest Ever Cocaine Bust

The captain and first officer of an ocean going tug have been found guilty of drug trafficking in what authorities have described as the biggest seizure of

July 12, 2016
Total Views: 130

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Cameron Says ‘Brits Don’t Quit’ in Plea to Stave Off Brexit
Maritime News

Cameron Says ‘Brits Don’t Quit’ in Plea to Stave Off Brexit

By Robert Hutton, Alex Morales and Svenja O’Donnell (Bloomberg) — Prime Minister David Cameron made an impassioned plea to the British people to

June 21, 2016
Total Views: 10

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
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Maritime News

UK Shipping Sector Risks Sinking Fortunes if ‘Brexit’ Prevails

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, April 5 (Reuters) – If Britain votes to leave the European Union, the country’s shipping sector faces years of disruption

April 5, 2016
Total Views: 43

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
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News

BAE Systems Lands Contract to Continue Type 26 Combat Ship Work for UK Government

LONDON, March 22 (Reuters) – British defence company BAE Systems has won a 472 million pound ($671 million) contract from the UK government to continue

March 22, 2016
Total Views: 18

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Bigger Ships Calling at Port of London
Maritime News

Bigger Ships Calling at Port of London

The Port of London says more larger ships than ever called at the port in 2015, helping the total tonnage of cargo handled at Thames terminals climb to 45.4

March 9, 2016
Total Views: 77

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Multiple Crews Battling Cargo Ship Blaze Off England
News

Multiple Crews Battling Cargo Ship Blaze Off England

The Uk Coastguard and several other crews were battling a fire Wednesday aboard a cargo ship in the North Sea off England. The Coastguard says it received a

January 13, 2016
Total Views: 10

Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Peel Ports to Expand Liverpool to Weather Container Slump
Maritime News

Peel Ports to Expand Liverpool to Weather Container Slump

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Dec 23 (Reuters) – Peel Ports, one of Britain’s largest port operators, expects to withstand the container shipping slump

December 23, 2015
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Adrift Cargo Ship Now Under Tow Off Scotland
Maritime News

Adrift Cargo Ship Now Under Tow Off Scotland

A 99-meter cargo ship is under tow the North Sea off the Scotland’s Orkney Islands after the ship lost power in heavy weather. The UK Maritime and

November 24, 2015
Total Views: 16

Monday, September 7, 2015
offshore wind turbine
News

UK Set to Reject Large Offshore Wind Project in English Channel

  COPENHAGEN, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Britain is poised to reject a large wind farm project in the English Channel as it would jeopardise the UNESCO

September 7, 2015
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Monday, July 27, 2015
UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch Releases 2014 Annual Report
Accidents

UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch Releases 2014 Annual Report

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has issued its annual casualty and incident report, providing information on what kept the branch busy

July 27, 2015
Total Views: 31

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

June 25, 2015
Total Views: 24

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

June 11, 2015
Total Views: 8

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

May 27, 2015
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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Two Men Narrowly Escape Capsized Tug in Southampton
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,

March 31, 2015
Total Views: 56

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

March 31, 2015
Total Views: 1

Friday, February 27, 2015
Dredger Chief Mate Sentenced for Fatal Collision with Sailing Yacht Near Felixstowe
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

February 27, 2015
Total Views: 58

UK Launches Civilian Search and Rescue Helicopter Service
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

February 27, 2015
Total Views: 31

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
UK North Sea Oil’s 1,500 Job Cuts Is Just Tip of Iceberg
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

February 25, 2015
Total Views: 78
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