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
One in four people will experience a mental health problem in their lifetime. New research says the fiscal impact of this fact is as great as the human cost.
7th November 2017
The UK Chamber of Shipping and its partners Addleshaw Goddard and the Law Society of Scotland have launched a free online introductory course in maritime law.
25th October 2017
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
The Government’s white papers on the future of Customs and Trade after Brexit have been eagerly awaited but make somewhat disappointing reading, the UK Chamber of Shipping has said today.
10th October 2017