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 Chamber of Shipping's Communications Manager, Holly Birkett, joined broadcaster Dan Damon for an hour-long programme on the BBC World Service on Friday.
31st August 2017
The Ernst & Young study also praised the UK’s maritime clusters and recommended that a promotional body like Maritime UK should be created in Greece
29th August 2017
The Royal Navy’s new flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth berthed in her home port of Portsmouth on Wednesday morning and was greeted by Prime Minister Theresa May, who hailed the aircraft carrier as a symbol of the UK’s maritime might.
16th August 2017
The UK Chamber of Shipping has welcomed proposals for customs arrangements that could be implemented after the UK’s departure from the European Union.
15th August 2017
Twelve Indian seafarers are closer to going home after been detained onboard the 'Malaviya Seven' in Aberdeen since June 2016 - but the ordeal is not over yet.
17th August 2017
Cruise passengers were confronted with a stark reminder of Man's impact on the natural world when they visited a beach in NE Spitsbergen, Svalbard
11th August 2017
Tim Reardon is best known as one of the UK Chamber of Shipping's policy directors, but he's also a keen maritime historian. In June, he launched his first book, titled 'The Chamber of Shipping and the First World War'.
4th August 2017
Export orders rose last month at the fastest pace since April 2010 - much more than expected, according to a new report. The weaker pound reportedly remained a "key driver" of export growth.
1st August 2017
Robert Carington, who recently joined the UK Chamber as a policy advisor, blogs on how businesses should act now to ensure GDPR compliance - and avoid eye-watering fines
1st September 2017
This week Dover MP Charlie Elphicke published his proposals for Government action to mitigate any difficulties arising from Brexit at the Port of Dover.
28th July 2017