Theresa May hails HMS Queen Elizabeth as a symbol of a “global maritime nation”
The Royal Navy’s new flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth berthed in her home port of Portsmouth on Wednesday morning and was greeted by Prime Minister Theresa May, who hailed the aircraft carrier as a symbol of the UK’s maritime might.
Proposed customs arrangements will reassure business, says UK Chamber
The UK Chamber of Shipping has welcomed proposals for customs arrangements that could be implemented after the UK’s departure from the European Union, which were published today in a new paper from the Department for Exiting the European Union (DExEU).
Malaviya Seven: At what price freedom?
Twelve Indian seafarers are closer to going home after been detained onboard the 'Malaviya Seven' in Aberdeen since June 2016 - but the ordeal is not over yet.
Noble Caledonia passengers clean up ocean plastic in Svalbard
Cruise passengers were confronted with a stark reminder of Man's impact on the natural world when they visited a beach in NE Spitsbergen, Svalbard
Interview with Tim Reardon, author of 'The Chamber of Shipping & the First World War'
The First World War was a pivotal moment for the UK's shipping industry. A new book by Tim Reardon, a policy director at the UK Chamber of Shipping, tells the story of shipping's vital contribution.
Be part of the UK Chamber's new film - watch the trailer
The UK Chamber of Shipping is partnering with ITN Productions to produce a news and current affairs-style programme exploring the importance of the UK shipping industry, focusing on safety and environmental issues - and you can be involved. Watch the trailer here.
Video: EU ports also at risk after Brexit
In a new video, the UK Chamber warns that the return of border controls would lead to increased bureaucracy, “guaranteed” lorry gridlock and threats to the prosperity of both EU member states and the UK.
Event - so where are the jobs?
Join the UK Chamber of Shipping, MNTB and Nautilus International at London International shipping Week for this look at job creation, training and skills
Watch now: Delivering for Britain
As the UK prepares to leave the European Union there is a renewed focus on its trading relationships with the world. 95% of the UK’s international trade is moved by sea and shipping has never been more important to economic prosperity. In this film we show how the industry is preparing for Brexit, how it is influencing the political landscape and how it is leading the world in investment, skills and technology – in short, this is how we are delivering for Britain.