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UK Shipping Minister Says That Britain’s Maritime Sector Could Be ‘Greater Than Imagined’
John Hayes, CBE, MP believes that, with the UK’s exit from the EU, Maritime Growth is “in the right place, at the forefront of the efforts to secure the best deal for the UK.” The UK’s Shipping and Ports Minister has challenged the industry in identifying the key trade and export opportunities to help highlight the ways in which the government can help make those things happen.
Hope for the Smaller TEU Fleet
As the world becomes figuratively smaller, the need to conduct business with the most competitive companies is vital for survival. The emphasis on customer needs now provides a competitive advantage and this presents an opportunity for smaller TEU vessels. More
The Final Approval of Port Regulations by EU Parliament
On 11 January the European Parliament voted on port regulation, ending the 15 year long Port Package saga. More
Bank on ILC
Sue Terpilowski is managing director of Image Line and FSB policy chairman. Using her dual role she was a leading speaker at the Bank of England-Greater London Agency Inflation Report Economic Briefing at the end of last year. More 2017 Speaking Schedule
Call for Government Action on Seafarer Numbers
Recent warnings of chronic UK seafarer skills shortages by 2026, has led the shipping industry to unite and call for urgent government action. More
China’s low sulphur ECAs extends to 11 ports from 2017
From January 7 China has enforced the use of fuel with a maximum sulphur content of 0.5% on ships berthing at six more key ports starting 2017 – Guangzhou, Huanghua, Qinhuangdao, Tangshan, Tianjin and Zhuhai with ships needing to burn bunker fuel with a sulphur content cap of 0.5%.
Mission to Seafarers Appoints New Chairman
The Mission to Seafarers is pleased to announce that Tom Boardley, Executive Vice President of Lloyd’s Register has been appointed as the new Chairman of the global maritime welfare charity. More
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