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  • 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 […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s shipping industry needs to undergo another step change to radically improve its safety culture, according to UK Chamber of Shipping. During the UK Chamber’s annual summer lunch, Grahaeme Henderson, UK Chamber of Shipping president, spoke on how UK can lead the way in creating a safer and more prosperous maritime sector. “In the last 10 years, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 July 2018

    Following the announcement of new Contracts for Difference (CfDs) auctions in the UK, which will add hundreds of new offshore wind turbines, the UK Chamber of Shipping called for a more meticulous approach to planning so disruption to shipping could me minimised.

  • 24 October 2018

    UK Chamber of Shipping believes the UK Government’s plans to charter in ships would not be a smart move. 

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The UK Chamber of Shipping has launched the HiLo system, a predictive modelling tool for accident prevention in shipping.

  • 12 November 2019

    Slow shipping is not the answer to cutting emissions from shipping, the UK Chamber of Shipping pointed out. 

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    UK: A no-deal exit from the European Union could limit the opportunities for UK seafarers.

  • 18 March 2020

    The government support package would ensure the shipping industry can fight the coronavirus.

  • 22 August 2014

    The latest UK Chamber of Shipping’s annual survey has revealed that its members want more lobbying to be done by the Chamber, especially within the Parliament and Government bodies. The survey was designed to ask members what area of the Chamber’s work they value most, and what could be improved to provide the best possible service. The survey […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UK Ship Register is to expand its ownership eligibility.

  • 24 July 2015

    The way the UK shipping register is administrated needs urgent reform or the red ensign will die, an industry report has warned. Namely, an independent panel of shipping industry leaders has written a report at the request of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency calls for a new public corporation to administer the UK ship register […]

  • 29 June 2016

    Nautilus International, the UK-based global trade union representing maritime professionals, is criticizing the UK Chamber of Shipping for remaining neutral on the impact of the Brexit referendum on British seafarers and shipping as shipowners have started to consider changing flags of their UK-registered vessels.  Nautilus called for calm among shipowners and this comes after one ferry […]

  • 24 July 2015

    The way the UK shipping register is administrated needs urgent reform or the red ensign will die, an industry report has warned. Namely, an independent panel of shipping industry leaders has written a report at the request of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency calls for a new public corporation to administer the UK ship register […]

  • 16 August 2017

    Twelve Indian seafarers are closer to going home after a Scottish court agreed to the sale of the Malaviya Seven, an India-owned and -flagged platform support vessel that has been detained in Aberdeen since June 2016, the UK Chamber of Shipping said.  The hearing, held on August 10, is a step in the right direction for […]

  • 12 June 2016

    As the numbers of British seafarers seem to be in decline, the government in Scotland and in Whitehall has been called upon to provide further support the UK maritime sector in order to ensure that jobs and businesses are able to face the challenges presented by current market conditions. President of the UK Chamber of Shipping, […]

  • 9 November 2015

    As a response to the negative impact of the European Union’s regulations on the UK’s shipping industry, the UK Chamber of Shipping has called on the country’s Prime Minister David Cameron to make efforts to attain the full potential of the single market, as well as to review unnecessary regulation. “The shipping industry moves 95% of the UK’s […]

  • 10 July 2014

    The UK Chamber of Shipping has published its revised Master’s Guide to Shipboard Disciplinary Procedures. The new edition brings the guidelines up to date with recent developments in the shipping industry.   The Code of Conduct for the Merchant Navy is a well-established document, setting out principles aimed at ensuring high standards of discipline on board […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Authorities & Government, Human Capital, Regulation & policy

    The UK Chamber of Shipping — the voice of the country’s shipping industry — has urged the UK government to exempt seafarers and maritime workers from any quarantine restrictions planned to be imposed.

  • 9 July 2015

    The global shipping industry will sit up and take notice of cuts to corporation tax, which are expected to be a huge boost for investment, the UK Chamber of Shipping commented following the tax cut announcement. Namely, the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer and Second Lord of the Treasury, George Osborne, revealed yesterday in his […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    This week saw the 6th Ministerial roundtable event between senior industry figures and Government Ministers, as part of the ‘strategic partnership’ programme. A Maritime UK delegation, including the UK Chamber of Shipping CEO, Head of MNTB and Head of Communications met with Shipping Minister Stephen Hammond, Business Minister Michael Fallon, head of the MCA Sir Alan […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Now that the campaign on the Scottish independence is over, and the result of the referendum is in, the divisions must be healed across industries, businesses and communities alike,  Guy Platten, CEO of the UK Chamber of Shipping said today commenting on the decision of the majority in Scotland to remain inside the UK. According to […]