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    Stand up for Shipping: UK Chamber of Shipping launches its 2019 election manifesto

    The UK’s shipping association has launched its four-point plan for the 2019 General Election. In its ‘Stand up for Shipping’ manifesto, the Chamber calls for more investment to make the UK a world leader in green maritime technology and tax credits for companies who invest in research and development to help cement the UK as a world leading shipping nation.

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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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    IMO agrees a goal-based approach to help cut emissions

    The IMO has agreed that a goal-setting approach is the best way to reduce carbon emissions in the short-term. 

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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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    Congratulations letter to IMO Secretary General

    The UK Chamber of Shipping welcomes the news that Kitack Lim has been re-appointed as Secretary General of the International Maritime Organisation until 2023

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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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    Scottish maritime sector on the rise

    The maritime sector in Scotland directly supports nearly £10 billion in turnover and 41,000 jobs according to a new report launched at a UK Chamber of Shipping and British Ports Association Scottish reception.            


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  • 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.

  • The Director of the Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB), Kathryn Neilson, addressed the Vships cadets at their conference on Friday. In front of seventy-cadets and staff, Kathryn updated them on the vitally important work currently being implemented by the MNTB.

  • The UK Chamber of Shipping welcomes the news that Kitack Lim has been re-appointed as Secretary General of the International Maritime Organisation until 2023

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