The UK Chamber of Shipping, which represents over 200 shipping companies in the UK, has given the Prime Minister’s White Paper on Brexit its seal of approval, and demanded the European Union now ‘gets serious’.
12th July 2018
On the IMO's Day of the Seafarer, UK Chamber CEO Guy Platten writes that business needs to recognise the problem of mental ill health among the workforce at sea and ashore.
28th June 2018
The Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB) has achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification, the international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system.
11th June 2018
The UK Chamber, Nautilus International and the RMT have jointly agreed new guidelines that will aid shipping companies in drawing up policies on mental wellbeing.
25th June 2018
Prospective maritime caterers can now be assured of quality training and additional funding, thanks to a new apprenticeship standard developed by the UK’s Maritime Trailblazer group.
23rd May 2018
Bob Sanguinetti has been appointed as the Chief Executive of the UK Chamber of Shipping. ...
16th May 2018
The sight of offshore wind turbines off the coast of Aberdeen symbolises a change in direction for the city, its energy mix and its offshore industry.
14th May 2018
Clyde Marine Training and Maritime Skills Academy (Dover) are the first two seafarer training centres to be recognised by the Merchant Navy Training Board’s (MNTB) new centre recognition scheme.
9th May 2018
The UK Chamber of Shipping has hailed an agreement by the International Maritime Organisation to reduce carbon emissions from shipping by 50% by 2050.
13th April 2018
An ‘ambitious’ global agreement is needed to reduce carbon emissions from shipping, the UK Chamber says, but warns compromise and innovation will be necessary
10th April 2018
"In our previous Journal, I wrote that the UK Chamber was ready to take its work to the next level – and we have delivered," writes CEO Guy Platten in this article for our 2018 Journal.
4th April 2018
SMarT Plus shows that we can change Government policy, but now we must have the ambition to become one of the UK's most influential industries, writes Jonathan Roberts
3rd April 2018