The Merchant Navy Training Board’s (MNTB) Careers At Sea initiative has won two awards that recognise the campaign’s efforts to boost the number of young people entering maritime careers.
15th December 2017
The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA), of which the UK Chamber is a member, have sent a letter to the EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier, urging the EU for “rapid and positive” progress in trade talks with the UK.
14th December 2017
At the December meeting of the UK Chamber's Supervisory Board, the Chamber was delighted to formally welcome three new members.
8th December 2017
Guy Platten, CEO of the UK Chamber of Shipping, has responded to news that Prime Minister Theresa May has struck a last-minute deal with the EU.
12th March 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
Chancellor Philip Hammond today delivered his Autumn Budget speech, announcing a range of measures of interest to the UK shipping industry.
22nd November 2017
The UK Chamber of Shipping, with backing from 40 shipping companies, has this week written to the Secretary of State for Transport, asking the Government to double the amount of funding available for seafarer training as soon as possible.
17th 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
Too many accidents occur during lifeboat drills, but simulation training could help improve safety, says Guy Platten, the UK Chamber's CEO, in this article for Fairplay.
13th 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