Nearly 1.3 tonnes of the class A drug were recovered from a container ship, the MV Gibraltar, after it docked at the port of Felixstowe on 30 August.
All new ships for UK waters ordered from 2025 should be designed with zero-emission capable technologies, in ambitious plans set out by Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani to cut pollution from the country’s maritime sector.
The United Kingdom authorities detained nine foreign-flagged vessels during January for breaches of safety and other deficiencies. Four of the vessels were new detentions.
Seafarers should enjoy the same sort of working conditions and welfare rights as people who work ashore, UK shipping minister Nusrat Ghani told a meeting at the Houses of Parliament on Tuesday 16 January.
The British Ports Association welcomed the first meeting of its new Women in Maritime Taskforce which was facilitated by the umbrella group Maritime UK.
Rolls-Royce has signed two contracts with BAE Systems to supply low-noise propellers and mission bay handling technologies for the UK Royal Navy’s new Type 26 Global Combat Ship.
The introduction of invasive aquatic species (IAS) associated with global shipping has been identified as a significant threat to the world’s oceans and coastal ecosystems.
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) today announces a final investment decision on the redevelopment of the Penguins oil and gas field in the UK North Sea.
2017 saw the largest vessels in the world coming to Southampton and more than one million containers handled by the port, 2018 will see even larger mega-ships visiting.