UK Ports Business News

June 22, 2018

70th ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARRIVAL OF THE EMPIRE WINDRUSH AT TILBURY

A day of celebrations and thanksgiving was held at the London Cruise terminal in Tilbury today (22 June) to mark the 70th anniversary of the arrival […]

June 25, 2018

CMA CGM to acquire CONTAINERSHIPS

CMA CGM Group, a leading worldwide shipping Group, is pleased to announce the signature of an agreement between CMA CGM and Container Finance Ltd Oy pursuant […]
June 22, 2018

Second gathering of maritime regions held in Plymouth

Maritime UK’s Regional Council held its second meeting in Plymouth on Tuesday (19th June). The South Coast Marine Cluster hosted the gathering and shared its priorities […]
June 20, 2018

UK has a golden opportunity to attract global shipowners and their investment

Greece is the largest shipowning nation in the world, and London is the world’s leading centre for professional maritime services. It’s this along with cultural links, […]
June 20, 2018

Ferguson Marine to Build World’s First Renewables-Powered Hydrogen Ferry

Port-Glasgow-based shipyard Ferguson Marine is to develop the world’s first renewables-powered hydrogen ferry – HySeas III.  As informed, the shipyard and its European partners won a […]
June 19, 2018

BPA comments on new report on Northern ‘Free Ports’ strategy proposal

The British Ports Association has welcomed the renewed focus on role that ports play in regional and national UKeconomies in a new report on ‘Supercharged Free […]
June 18, 2018

Maritime UK Weekly update

The week ahead This week is a busy one for the maritime sector. With plenty of opportunity to promote our interests and work with partners to […]
June 18, 2018

UK Major Ports Group launches ‘Digital Dragons Den’ contest

UK Major Ports Group launches ‘Digital Dragons Den’ contest The UK Major Ports Group (“UKMPG”), the body representing the global gateway ports for 75% of the […]
June 18, 2018

Call for greater port co-ordination and co-operation

Shipping lines, ports and other operators in the maritime sector have been urged towards greater co-ordination and co-operation in dealing with the challenges ahead at a […]
June 18, 2018

New ship for Suffolk-based company docks in port

The Seacosco Yangtze which is docked in Lowestoft. Picture: Seacor Marine One of Lowestoft’s biggest employers is showing off a newly built ship before it heads […]