UK Ports Business News

December 7, 2018

Chinese maritime giant opens Dundee offshoot to exploit decom and renewables opportunities

A Chinese state-owned maritime giant which completed the largest single-lift sea salvage operation in history will today open the doors to its first UK office in […]

December 6, 2018

BPA to look at opportunities and challenges for coastal shipping

The British Ports Association (BPA) will be holding a short targeted seminar on Thursday 29 November to discuss coastal shipping in the UKwith ports and operators. […]
December 6, 2018

DP World UK chief Chris Lewis to retire

DP World UK chief executive Chris Lewis is to retire next year after 35 years in ports and shipping. He has been with DP World for […]
December 6, 2018

Delays to world’s largest biomass power plant being built on Teesside

A project to build the world’s largest biomass power plant on Teesside is five months behind schedule, according to a business leader. But no further delays are […]
December 3, 2018

Are free ports the future?

Can “free ports” spark a post-Brexit manufacturing boom? Jonty Bloom reports from Teesside, which plans to become the UK’s newest free port, offering customs-free imports and […]
November 27, 2018

Get involved with Maritime Masters 2019

Get involved with Maritime Masters 2019 Companies and other organisations are invited to submit research challenges for Maritime Masters 2019. To strengthen the programme for 2019, […]
November 26, 2018

PLA’s latest film, Careers at the PLA

PLA’s latest film, Careers at the PLA, has been unveiled today at Britain’s biggest jobs and careers event – Skills London. The six minute film reveals how […]
November 26, 2018

UK’s new satellite can detect oil spills and suspicious shipping

The first images from a new British-made radar satellite which can see earth through clouds and the darkness of night were released today. Published 23 November […]
November 25, 2018

Halo project officially opens

The SH Pratt-owned site opens its door, promising to “change the supply chain” for fresh produce The day featured a buffet and drinks reception followed by […]
November 22, 2018

For Sale – New 22m Meercat multirole workboat

Meercat Boats’ newest and largest multirole workboat, the Meercat LC22, is available for sale. Devised as a landing craft / hybrid workboat, the Meercat LC22 is […]