UK Ports Business News

September 11, 2017

Strategic step towards decommissioning at Port of Dundee

Forth Ports Limited and AF Offshore Decom UK today 28th August 2017 announce the signing of a Heads of Agreement with the intent to establish a […]

September 18, 2017

Konecranes launches Crane Advisor customer support tool globally

Finding the right overhead crane is now made easier with Konecranes Crane Advisor, an online tool that helps customers narrow down their crane options with customized […]
September 18, 2017

Maritime UK commissions study to estimate the value of the UK maritime sector.

Maritime UK commissioned the Centre for Economics and Business Research to estimate the value of the UK maritime sector. The Cebr findings were formally launched in […]
September 18, 2017

Maritime UK Speech: Welcome to the world’s maritime centre

David Dingle, Chairman of Maritime UK, welcomed global industry leaders to the UK on 12 September for London International Shipping Week with Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling.  […]
September 15, 2017

IMO issues new warning on hazards of carrying bauxite by ship

A new warning that bauxite may become unstable when carried in bulk on a ship, potentially causing the vessel to capsize, has been issued by the […]
September 14, 2017

ABP delivers on LISW 2017’s international ambitions

Image caption: Maritime Minister the Rt Hon John Hayes MP OBE opens ABP’s event at Somerset House High ranking officials from the United States Maritime Administration […]
September 14, 2017

Major port group warns UK businesses against ‘Brexit blinkers’

Exporters urged to explore emerging markets as industry unites for London International Shipping Week. In the week that global maritime leaders gave the UK a vote […]
September 14, 2017

Brexit: Ports could plunge into chaos if UK crashes out of EU without deal, Philip Hammond admits

Philip Hammond has admitted UK ports could be plunged into chaos if the country crashes out of the EU without a deal maintaining customs arrangements similar […]
September 13, 2017

MaritimeUK: Global maritime leaders give UK vote of confidence as LISW gets underway

Survey respondents also predicted the UK’s maritime sector to continue to grow Britain is viewed as one of the world’s leading maritime centres, and a highly […]
September 13, 2017

Risk management is crucial to prepare the industry for tomorrow’s maritime world,

Global law firm Reed Smith played host to a panel of shipping industry experts on 12 September to discuss ‘Tomorrow’s Maritime World, Today’. Representatives from a […]