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  • 14 September 2017

    The shipping industry must cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by at least 50% by 2050, according to a research effort ‘Shipping in Changing Climates’. Rising trade and demand means this will require substantial efficiency improvements in the average ship, which will have to reduce in carbon intensity some 60-90% by mid century, the research showed. […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    London’s crucial central role in the global shipping industry was highlighted when members of the international maritime community and representatives of the UK Government gathered to officially launch the first ever London International Shipping Week (LISW). Norman Baker MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, spoke of the important role maritime business plays in […]

  • 10 September 2015

    There is a need for ‘Seafarers Standing Committee’ at the International Maritime Organization, as well as better access to data by flag states on rates of illness, suicide and deaths on board, Clay Maitland, head of International Registries Inc., said while speaking at London International Shipping Week’s inaugural ‘Big Maritime Welfare Debate’ on Tuesday 8 September. He […]

  • 10 September 2015

    There is a need for ‘Seafarers Standing Committee’ at the International Maritime Organization, as well as better access to data by flag states on rates of illness, suicide and deaths on board, Clay Maitland, head of International Registries Inc., said while speaking at London International Shipping Week’s inaugural ‘Big Maritime Welfare Debate’ on Tuesday 8 September. He […]

  • 12 September 2017

    Is the shipping industry ready for the big data revolution when more than 70% of the world fleet is still using L-Band? This question was raised by Malcolm McMaster, Globecomm Maritime President, while speaking at the International Shipowning and Shipmanagement Summit on the opening day of London International Shipping Week being held from September 11 to 15. […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Britain’s Coalition Government has put its weight behind London International Shipping Week (LISW) with three Whitehall departments following the lead already set by the Royal Navy and signing up as supporting organisations. The Department for Transport (DfT) and the Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) have joined the Department for Business Innovation & Skills (BIS) in lending […]

  • 8 September 2015

    The UK wants more ships to be registered under the British flag and has proposed measures to make that a reality in a report examining how to maximize Britain’s potential as a maritime nation published on 7 September 2015, at the London International Shipping Week 2015. The study led by Lord Mountevans, Chairman of Maritime […]

  • 8 September 2015

    The UK wants more ships to be registered under the British flag and has proposed measures to make that a reality in a report examining how to maximize Britain’s potential as a maritime nation published on 7 September 2015, at the London International Shipping Week 2015. The study led by Lord Mountevans, Chairman of Maritime […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Shipping industry “big hitters” will be out in force for this year’s ICS Shipping Conference, being held by the International Chamber of Shipping at the British Library, London, on Wednesday September 11. Proceedings will be overseen by ICS Chairman, Masamichi Morooka. This year’s ICS event is being held in conjunction with the inaugural London International […]

  • 13 September 2017

    Representatives of the British and Hong Kong maritime business sectors have signed an agreement to forge a closer working relationship. Under the Memorandum of Understanding, signed on September 12 during London International Shipping Week, Maritime London and the Hong Kong Maritime & Port Board (HKMPB) will co-operate in a range of areas including promotional activity, […]

  • 9 September 2015

    The RFA and IMarEST launched the new maritime professional development programme at the ‘London International Shipping Week’ event yesterday. As President of IMarEST, Martin Murphy from Tidal Energy Ltd, the company behind the DeltaStream tidal energy device, introduced the programme by saying: “Professional development for seafarers – and qualifications such as becoming Incorporated or Chartered – are becoming increasingly […]

  • 9 September 2015

    The RFA and IMarEST launched the new maritime professional development programme at the ‘London International Shipping Week’ event yesterday. As President of IMarEST, Martin Murphy from Tidal Energy Ltd, the company behind the DeltaStream tidal energy device, introduced the programme by saying: “Professional development for seafarers – and qualifications such as becoming Incorporated or Chartered – are becoming increasingly […]

  • 9 September 2015

    The RFA and IMarEST launched the new maritime professional development programme at the ‘London International Shipping Week’ event yesterday. As President of IMarEST, Martin Murphy from Tidal Energy Ltd, the company behind the DeltaStream tidal energy device, introduced the programme by saying: “Professional development for seafarers – and qualifications such as becoming Incorporated or Chartered – are becoming increasingly […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers has welcomed 200 new members at the annual meeting of its Controlling Council, held this year in Vancouver, Canada. In being formally elected to membership of the ICS, one of shipping’s oldest professional bodies, the candidates join an organisation of 25 branches, 18 teaching centres and 4,000 individuals which supports […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Business & Finance

      As part of the Minister for Tourism, Commercial Affairs, Public Transport and the Port’s initiatives to ensure that the shipping and maritime sector thrives, the Gibraltar Port Authority and the Gibraltar Maritime Administration continue to develop their ambitious marketing strategy to promote the Gibraltar Port as a major maritime services hub in the shipping […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The shipping industry has begun to better understand the importance of communications, but only a few companies fully understand the true power of brand and the commercial opportunities that can be created when properly leveraged. “Over the past 10 years, many companies that span the shipping supply chain have realised the importance of having a […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Bibby Line Group has been announced as a Lead Sponsor for the forthcoming Maritime, Logistics and Energy (MLE) thematic within the International Festival for Business 2014 (IFB) in Liverpool. The sponsorship deal will see the Bibby Line Group name displayed prominently across all the 30-plus events taking place during MLE, from 9 to 20 June […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maritime productivity, employment, turnover and contribution to GDP have increased in the UK over a five-year period, according to a report by Maritime UK. The report, which was released to coincide with London International Shipping Week, found that over five years, the British maritime sector had experienced a 12.7% increase in turnover, 6.6% increase in GVA […]

  • 11 September 2017

    The Government of the United Kingdom is working to double the size of the UK Ship Register from 16 to 30 million gross tonnage after the country leaves the European Union. As explained, the move would propel the UK from 15th place into the top 10 global maritime nations. The flag of the UK’s Merchant […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maritime UK establishes Taskforce to increase the number of women in the maritime industry.

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    A Chief Engineer who was held by Somali pirates for eight months will be the main speaker at a session on piracy at the WISTA UK Forum, running as part of London International Shipping Week, 9-13 September 2013. Chirag Bahri, now the India and South Asia regional representative for the Maritime Piracy Humanitarian Response Programme, […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hutchison Ports Port of Felixstowe has decided to award a contract for its latest phase of expansion to VolkerFitzpatrick Limited. Under the contract, set to be awarded on September 15, VolkerFitzpatrick Limited will be appointed to undertake the design and construction of some 13 hectares of paved container yard directly behind Berth 9. The work will […]