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    Coronavirus guidance

    Up-to-date support, information and intelligence for our members and the wider shipping community

  • Environmental Resolution
    Environmental Resolution

    The UK Chamber of Shipping and its members are committed to continuously reduce shipping’s footprint on the environment and protect it for present and future generations. 

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    UK Chamber of Shipping calls for multi-million pound relief fund

    The UK Chamber of Shipping spoke with the Maritime Minister Kelly Tolhurst today (17 March) and demanded an immediate multi-million pound government support package to ensure the shipping industry can continue to bring in the food, goods and medicines the UK will need to fight the coronavirus.

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    Blog: The impact of coronavirus on the operation of UK ports by Ince

    UK ports facilitate 95% of the country’s trade and are vital to the global supply chain. While UK ports trying to operating as usual, extra procedures and restrictions are in place and the policies of each port across the UK varies.


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    Don’t leave the shipping industry high and dry

    To keep Britain trading, we need to keep freight moving. It is as simple and as that. The Government has talked a good game, but we are yet to see any tangible support for the sector. We know that ferry operators are already making redundancies.


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    Government must act to protect shipping jobs

    As organisations representing the interests of seafarers and employers in the shipping industry, we are united in our determination to protect the national interest from the economic impact of the COVID-19 emergency.

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    UK Chamber of Shipping special report on the coronavirus

    We must support our shipping sector and allow freight to continue to flow into the country. Watch the full video here

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    The Weekly Bulletin - Issue 9

    As we all get used to our new reality of self-isolation, we have seen another week of grim headlines and the expectation is things will get worse before they get better. But out of the darkness comes some light and last night at 8pm much of the country came out and showed their support not only for our NHS and care workers, but also all the key workers keeping the country supplied. 

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