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  • 15 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Captain of tanker Tecoil Polaris was fined over GBP 25,700 for breaching the International Safety Management Code.

  • 9 June 2017

    Three foreign flagged ships were detained in UK ports during May 2017 after they failed Port State Control (PSC) inspection, the country’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said.  The vessels in question are Ocean Nova, Gann and Ana M. The Bahamas-flagged passenger ship Ocean Nova was arrested at Portsmouth on May 1 after an inspection found […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    A Maersk shipping container has washed ashore near Axmouth. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) was informed that a number of containers were lost from a Maersk cargo ship as it crossed the northern stretches of the Bay of Biscay in stormy conditions on Friday 14 February. Most of the containers were empty and are […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has formally issued Sunseeker International Limited with an International Safety Management (ISM) Document of Compliance, demonstrating an excellent commitment to the highest standards of operation and safety.  Sir Alan Massey, Chief Executive of the MCA, presented Sunseeker with the certificate at the London Boat Show January 16th 2012. Sir […]

  • 24 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      A consortium led by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has won a Safety at Sea International Awards for The Human Element: a guide to human behaviour in the shipping industry This guide for the shipping industry was published in May 2010. It explains how human behaviour lies at the centre of both the […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Project & Tenders

    MMT UK has been awarded a two-year hydrographic survey contract extension with the Maritime & Coastguard Agency’s Civil Hydrographic Programme (CHP). This is the second time MMT UK has been awarded an extension following the first three years, the company said. The company will continue to provide hydrographic surveys for the CHP until 2018. Martin Godfrey, project […]

  • 11 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has awarded marine survey specialists EMU Limited (EMU) a multi-million pound hydrographic contract as part of its programme to systematically survey the waters around the UK. Using the latest dual-head high-resolution multibeamechosounders to obtain seabed depth in unprecedented detail, EMU will cover the Shallow Water Lot of the MCA’s […]

  • 11 August 2011
    Research & Development

      The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has awarded marine survey specialists EMU Limited (EMU) a multi-million pound hydrographic contract as part of its programme to systematically survey the waters around the UK. Using the latest dual-head high-resolution multibeamechosounders to obtain seabed depth in unprecedented detail, EMU will cover the Shallow Water Lot of the […]

  • 1 July 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Maritime and Coastguard Agency has begun a consultation about updating a European directive, Establishing a Community Vessel Traffic Monitoring and information System. The directive was implemented in 2004 and resulted in a reporting system for ships to help prevent accidents and pollution at sea. Because of advances in technology, changes in policy and […]

  • 20 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced that 6 foreign flagged ships were under detention in UK ports during August 2011 after… Read more [mappress] Source: MCA, September 20, 2011.

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

      The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has been outlining its support for the shipping industry, which is estimated to be worth £5 billion to the UK economy. Sir Alan Massey, Chief Executive of the MCA, has been setting out how the Agency is striving to become the best maritime safety organisation in the world, […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The UK Ship Register has been recognised by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) for their excellent Port State Control record, listing them as one of the few shipping flag administrations to retain the prestigious Qualship 21 for 2013. This award reduces the likelihood that UK ships will be targeted for inspection by US Port […]

  • 8 October 2018

    The UK autonomous shipping industry is set to receive a boost with the recently unveiled funding of GBP 1 million.

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    UK’s Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) has appointed a new Secretary of State’s Representative (SOSRep) for Maritime Salvage & Intervention which oversees the response to accidents at sea. MCA said on Tuesday that Les Chapman was appointed to the role and joined the Agency on Monday, August 21. The newly elected SOSRep, Chapman, served in […]

  • 30 September 2011

      The Maine Composites Alliance (MCA) will call attention to Maine’s strong and expanding composites capabilities at the AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition, in booth 331, on October 11-13 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Maryland.  “MCA attends these AWEA national events to make sure that wind developers, manufacturers, and construction companies recognize that […]

  • 18 January 2013

    The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has formally issued Sunseeker International Limited with an International Safety Management (ISM) Document of Compliance, demonstrating an excellent commitment to the highest standards of operation and safety.  Sir Alan Massey, Chief Executive of the MCA, presented Sunseeker with the certificate at the London Boat Show January 16th 2012. Sir […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Exploration & Production

    After weeks spent moored in Broad Bay, Scotland, the Transocean Winner semi-submersible drilling rig is finally set to depart the UK waters. The rig had been stranded near a beach close to Carloway, Isle of Lewis, Scotland after the harsh weather blew it ashore in August. After that, the rig was towed to Broad Bay […]

  • 11 August 2011
    Research & Development

      The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has awarded marine survey specialists EMU Limited (EMU) a multi-million pound hydrographic contract as part of its programme to systematically survey the waters around the UK. Using the latest dual-head high-resolution multibeamechosounders to obtain seabed depth in unprecedented detail, EMU will cover the Shallow Water Lot of the […]

  • 28 February 2012

      The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) announced today that eight foreign flagged ships were under detention… Read more [mappress] Source: MCA, February 28, 2012

  • 26 April 2011

    Quietly operating in the background, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) plays an important role in the UK’s offshore wind industry. As an executive agency of the UK government’s Department for Transport, it is involved in the consents process and safety of navigation, and as HM Coastguard in liaison for search and rescue. In addition, […]

  • 19 January 2017

    Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has informed that one new vessel was detained in a UK port during December 2016 after failing Port State Control (PSC) inspection. Leo Trio, a 2,300 dwt singledecker, was detained on December 2 at Ipswich, with seven grounds for detention. The 1995-built ship is owned by Trio Denizcilik from Turkey, according […]

  • 9 December 2016

    UK’s authorities have decided to move the burnt bulk carrier V Due to the Port of Liverpool, the country’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) informed.  The 2015-built bulker, which has a smoldering cargo in one of its holds, suffered a fire while it was at anchor off the east coast of the Isle of Anglesey on […]