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The UK Chamber of Shipping has a range of spokespeople for interview and comment. If you wish to speak to the Chamber's press office please contact the Chamber's Director of Communications Tom Bartošák-Harlow on or 07796 175375.

Sep 2023
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Chamber launches Value of Shipping report

At the start of London International Shipping Week (LISW) the UK Chamber of Shipping has launched a new report that, for the first time, provides a comprehensive overview of the value of the shipping industry to the UK.

Sep 2023
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MAIB Safety Alert - Liferaft Servicing and Certification Concerns

MAIB Safety Alert – Investigation of the Foundering of Fishing Vessel Piedras on 1 June 2022

The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has contacted the UK Chamber of Shipping to share the initial findings of its investigation into the loss of the UK registered fishing vessel Piedras (FD 528).  The investigation has raised serious concerns about the servicing and certification of the vessel’s liferafts.
Aug 2023
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Merchant Navy Training Board Strategy

The Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB) is delighted to announce the eagerly anticipated launch of its new MNTB strategy, a clearly set vision that sets sail towards a future of excellence, innovation, and sustainability in the maritime industry.