London has taken the top spot for the sixth consecutive year in the 2017 Global Power City Index (GPCI), which ranks 44 of the world’s major cities according to their comprehensive power to attract creative people and business enterprises from around the world.
13th October 2017
Rail companies openly share data on accidents and near-misses, but it took several tragic incidents to prompt the scheme to be created. What can shipping learn from the industry?
12th October 2017
Kathryn Neilson, director of the Merchant Navy Training Board, says it is time for women to step forward in shipping
5th October 2017
“Everything to do with shipping has to have an element of safety culture," the MAIB's Steve Clinch told our recent Safety Culture at Sea event. So what is it?
3rd October 2017
Jonathan Roberts, the UK Chamber's director of communications, spoke to BBC News at One on ...
29th September 2017
The UK Chamber held its hugely successful Safety Culture Forum onboard Saga Cruises' vessel Saga Pearl II, which sailed from Greenock to Southampton. Here are photos from the weekend.
29th September 2017
Matthew Wright, who recently joined the UK Chamber as Brexit policy advisor, says the speech made the right noises but the Government must follow through
26th September 2017
The UK’s shipping minister, John Hayes CBE MP, has said encouraging more women into seafaring careers will help the country improve its skills base, especially as shipping becomes more advanced technologically.
12th September 2017
Hurricane Irma has sent shipping into disarray, particularly for cruise passengers as many ships have been diverted. But how do vessels avoid hurricanes?
19th September 2017
The UK’s Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) is modernising the way the UK Ship Register operates and a number of new initiatives are in the works that could help the red ensign become more commercial and internationally competitive.
21st July 2017
The Support for Maritime Training (SMarT) scheme has been appraised by a newly published independent review, the findings of which have been welcomed by the UK Chamber of Shipping.
18th July 2017
The UK government can't afford to dilly-dally any longer in ordering new naval vessels to protect the world’s merchant fleet, writes Guy Platten, CEO of the UK Chamber.
17th July 2017