Marking the International Day of the Seafarer, the UK Government has announced it will host the first international summit on the impact of Covid-19 on crew changes next month, bringing together UN, political and business leaders from across the globe.
The global Offshore Industry Group, comprising IADC, IAGC, IMCA, IOGP, and ISOA urges the UK Government to exempt all offshore energy sector workers from the 14-day quarantine restrictions introduced on 8 June.
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is only just beginning to be revealed in figures, but there are signs of recovery on the horizon for certain sectors, according to an analysis published by the BPA and specialist analysts PCLP.
Stena Line has announced that it plan to furlough 600 employees with 150 redundancies across the UK and the Republic of Ireland.
The FCO and UKHO are working with the Southern Africa and Islands Hydrographic Commission to establish regulations and legislation that promote the growth of the region’s ocean economy.
UK Hydrographic Office, with support from partners across government, works with representatives from 17 Commonwealth states to develop legislation that supports the safe and sustainable use of our oceans.
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.