Thursday, September 9, 2021
Rescued Migrants aboat Royal National Lifeboat Institution rescue boat
Maritime News

UK Challenges Rescue At Sea Laws To Force Migrant Boats Out Of UK Waters

By Andrew MacAskill (Reuters) Britain has approved plans to turn away boats illegally carrying migrants to its shores, deepening a rift with France over how to deal with a surge...

September 9, 2021
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Friday, August 31, 2018

Delay-Hit Felixstowe Loses Another Service

by Alexander Whiteman (TheLoadstar) CMA CGM heaped further misery on the port of Felixstowe this week by announcing it would withdraw one of its services from the gateway. The Epic 1 rotation,...

August 31, 2018
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Saturday, August 20, 2016

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 word from inside No 10...

August 20, 2016
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
jack-up rig sunset offshore

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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Friday, May 1, 2015
Maritime News

Record Three Tons of Cocaine Seized from North Sea Tug

The seizure is believed to be biggest single seizure of illegal drugs in UK history, worth an estimated half a billion pounds.

May 1, 2015
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Monday, March 16, 2015
Maritime News

Workers Evacuated from North Sea Oil Platform After Ship Collision

Fifteen workers have been evacuated from a North Sea oil platform after a supply vessel collided with the facility Monday morning.

March 16, 2015
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Thursday, November 6, 2014

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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Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Maritime News

Fire Forces Ship Carrying Radioactive Concrete to Drop Anchor Off Scotland

A ship carrying radioactive concrete was forced to put down its anchor just off the Scottish coast in the North Sea on Tuesday after a fire in one of its funnels, the British coastguard said.

October 7, 2014
Total Views: 23

Friday, September 19, 2014
cormorant alpha taqa

Drillers Can Return to Fighting Slump After Scotland’s ‘No’ Vote

U.K. oil companies can stop fretting about Scottish independence and go back to combating a slump in output that’s the steepest of any major producer.

September 19, 2014
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Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Britain to Summon Spanish Ambassador Over Research Vessel

LONDON, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Britain is to summon Spain’s ambassador following what it said was a serious incursion into Gibraltar’s territorial waters by a Spanish research vessel. The Foreign...

November 19, 2013
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