UK Ports Business News

November 1, 2017

Tilbury’s £1bn expansion plans submitted

Plans for a new £1bn terminal at Port of Tilbury in east London have been lodged with the Planning Inspectorate Above: Tilbury docks Port of Tilbury […]

November 20, 2017

Danish invention to save lives in harbours globally

Danish invention to save lives in harbours globally LifeLadder, a new rescue ladder designed to increase safety in harbours, is soon ready for its global launch. […]
November 20, 2017

Supply of qualified UK seafarers “critical” to future success of UK as a maritime centre

David Dingle CBE, Chairman of Maritime UK has written to the Transport Secretary, Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, to express the entire maritime sector’s support for […]
November 19, 2017

£200m dock plans to create 350 jobs

Plans for a multi-million pound transformation of Fleetwood’s Wyre Dock has been unveiled for the first time. It would change a run-down dock area into a […]
November 19, 2017

Scottish Ports Group call for right infrastructure and planning conditions.

The British Ports Association’s Scottish Ports Group has called on policy makers to ensure that ports are at the forefront of key Scottish economic, transport and […]
November 19, 2017

British ro-ro and ferry port operators meet with DExEU Minister to highlight post Brexit challenges

Today the British Ports Association’s roll-on roll-off ferry port operators met with the junior Department for Exiting the EU Minister Robin Walker MP to outline the […]
November 14, 2017

Portsmouth’s new towage service is a boost for maritime industry

Portsmouth International Port has launched a dedicated towage service for commercial ships with the appointment of the UK’s largest independent tugboat operator. Starting from this month […]
November 14, 2017

Wind power: building on our past to create our future

Wind power: building on our past to create our future As part of Offshore Wind Week, Richard Goffin, Port Director at Peel Ports Great Yarmouth gives […]
November 14, 2017

Port engineers gather for £350m harbour construction

Senior Port engineers from across the UK met in Aberdeen this week to hear from experts in planning, design and construction about how the Harbour’s ambitious […]
November 14, 2017

23,500 teu ULCVs: How big is too big?

The news that the ULCVs on order by CMA-CGM and MSC could end up as large as 23,500 teu, another increment on the current maximum of […]