The Lloyd's Register Safety Accelerator is seeking applications from startups to help drive innovation into the shipping industry, writes Maurizio Pilu from Lloyd’s Register in this guest blog
12th July 2018
After four and a half years in the post, Guy Platten has come to the end of his tenure as Chief Executive of the UK Chamber of Shipping with, he says, “a tinge of sadness”.
28th June 2018
The Department for Transport (DfT) has donated £2,500 to maritime charity The Mission to Seafarers on behalf of UK shipping businesses that contributed to its annual survey of seafarer employment.
12th April 2018
We spoke to female deck officers about what life is really like at sea, in the latest in our series of articles about women seafarers.
13th March 2018
The Government aims to achieve 3 million apprenticeship starts by 2020 and the Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB) is part of the range of initiatives that are engaging employers and industry to meet this target.
7th March 2018
The Merchant Navy Training Board’s (MNTB) Careers at Sea campaign has really stepped up its game over the past year. Our efforts were rewarded with two awards at the end of 2017, but our hard work continues.
6th March 2018
Lloyd's Register has been announced as the sponsor of the President's Reception at the UK Chamber’s 2018 Annual Dinner, which will be attended by His Royal Highness Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge.
24th January 2018
The Government has challenged industrial sectors to make proposals that will help the UK build its international competitive advantage. Maritime is working on its own bid.
28th November 2017
Since its introduction in 2000, Tonnage Tax has helped boost the UK fleet, seafarer training and investment from overseas - and is now worth billions to our economy.
23rd November 2017
Data shows the UK flag continues to be a preferred choice for compatriot shipowners - but there is always room for improvement
20th November 2017
"The future of trade is too important to be left to others to decide," Guy Platten told the annual SSBA dinner in Glasgow.
20th November 2017
The UK Chamber was among attendees at this week's meeting of the United For Wildlife Transport Taskforce at Lancaster House, continuing the group's work in ending the illicit trade of wildlife products.
3rd November 2017