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    Shipping industry worth £19bn to the UK economy

    The UK shipping industry brings in a remarkable £19bn to our economy, an increase of 41% from 2010, and directly supports 181,000 jobs, according to a new report from the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr). 

    The UK Chamber of Shipping, which represents nearly 200 members, and works with Government, parliament and international organisations to champion and protect the industry, has welcomed the report. 

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    HRH The Princess Royal to attend the UK Chamber of Shipping Annual Dinner

    It has been confirmed today that Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal will be the guest of honour at the UK Chamber of Shipping’s Annual Dinner being held at the London Hilton hotel on 03 February.

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    Going Green

    We’ve been clear over the last few months that tackling climate change is a top priority for the UK Chamber of Shipping. We have argued for a Green Industrial Revolution and we want to see more hybrid ferries being used across shipping routes. 

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    Shipping Minister highlights importance of shipping during conference

    The shipping and maritime minister Nus Ghani opened the UK Chamber of Shipping and British Ports Association one-day conference on decarbonisation last week and talked of the importance of the industry in achieving net-zero emissions by 2050.

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    Annual Dinner 2020

    The Annual Dinner 2020, will be held on Monday 3 February 2020 at 7.00 for 7.45pm at the London Hilton on Park Lane.

    The premier black-tie event in the shipping calendar will be an opportunity to network with colleagues and celebrate recent achievements. Last year's event attracted around 800 influential guests from across the industry.

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    Bangladesh Marine Academy receives recognition from MNTB

    The Merchant Navy Training Board has awarded the Bangladesh Marine Academy Centre Recognition as its bid to raise global maritime training standards takes hold.

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    UK Chamber of Shipping launches Safety Culture Charter

    The UK Chamber of Shipping, with the support of their members, has developed a ‘Safety Culture Charter’ to promote and adopt a positive Safety Culture within their member organisations. Leading from the top down, the aim of the Charter is to reduce the number of accidents and incidents at sea.

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    The Weekly Bulletin - Issue 2

    It’s just over two weeks to our Annual Dinner and we were delighted to confirm on Monday that Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal will be our guest of honour. Her Royal Highness is a wonderful supporter of shipping and maritime causes and it’s a great honour to have her with us as we celebrate the centenary of our Royal Charter.

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