UK Ports Business News

December 3, 2019

Construction of Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm project to go ahead

Construction of Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm project to go ahead following financial agreements Matthias Haag, NnG Project Director, and David Webster, Forth Ports Senior […]

January 17, 2020

Shipping Minister highlights importance of ports and shipping during decarbonisation conference

The shipping and maritime minister Nus Ghani opened the UK Chamber of Shipping and British Ports Association one-day conference on decarbonisation last week and talked of […]
January 16, 2020

Report evaluates Douglas deep-water berth proposals

Report evaluates Douglas deep-water berth proposals A report has been published looking into the possibility of creating a new deep-water berth at Douglas Harbour. It’s been […]
January 16, 2020

UK fishing industry told to cut down on drinking after majority of port deaths linked to alcohol

The fishing industry has been told to cut down on boozing after nearly two thirds of port deaths were linked to alcohol. Commercial fishing has become […]
January 16, 2020

Transatlantic – an uncertain outlook

After a year of growth and stability, the transatlantic faces uncertainty due to economic factors, Brexit and the low sulphur cap’s impact While the transatlantic trade […]
January 2, 2020

BPA 2020: Sustainability to overtake Brexit as main focus for ports industry?

The British Ports Association (BPA) outlines key priorities for 2020: Sustainability, energy transition, regional growth, connectivity, innovation, safety, people & skills, regulatory review and port ‘impact’ […]
January 2, 2020

Southampton Port ‘on course’ for cruise ship shore power first

A port has said it remains “on course” to be the first in the UK to introduce shore power for cruise ships. Associated British Ports (ABP) […]
December 23, 2019

New starts strengthen NIRAS ports and harbours Team

Consultants NIRAS’ Maritime UK Director Jamie Christie is delighted to announce the appointments of Nerea Palacios and Norberto Marquez to build and strengthen the Marine and […]
December 19, 2019

Happy Christmas from UK-Ports.org and Compass

December 18, 2019

PEMA: Industry experts move to prevent port and terminals collisions

INDUSTRY EXPERTS MOVE TO PREVENT PORT AND TERMINAL COLLISIONS To minimise risk and improve port safety, three of the cargo handling industry’s leading bodies have produced […]