Following the monitoring of epidemiological research from the restart of domestic cruising the UK government has given the go ahead for international cruise sailings to start from England in line with guidance from Public Health England.
The High Court has issued an important judgment clarifying that ordinarily an owner is not liable to pay damages to a charterer if it collects freight due under its bills of lading even where no sums are due under a time charterparty.
The next ship to join Brittany Ferries’ fleet will be called Salamanca, she will be powered by cleaner LNG and she took to the water for the first time last week.
Speaking at the Franco-British Council Defence Conference, the Defence Secretary announced a £184 million investment in the joint MMCM programme, which will create new systems to combat sea mines and keep ships and personnel away from danger.
Seafarers UK is calling on flagpole owners throughout the UK to support the charity’s annual ‘Fly the Red Ensign for Merchant Navy Day’ campaign.
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.