UK Ports Business News

August 6, 2019

Forth Ports introduces permanent rail service between Grangemouth and Tilbury

Forth Ports today announces, in partnership with Direct Rail Services (DRS) and Eddie Stobart, that the rail service which provides a regular weekend link between the […]

August 21, 2019

Portico reach new heights with arrival of Kalmar reach stackers

Portico, Portsmouth’s international cargo terminal based at Portsmouth International Port, have further demonstrated their commitment to improving terminal operations with the arrival of three new Kalmar DRG450-65S6X reach-stackers, […]
August 21, 2019

Marchioness safety lessons still not learnt 30 years on from tragedy

The chances of an older vessel surviving a collision on the River Thames have not significantly improved since the Marchioness disaster in which 51 people died 30 […]
August 21, 2019

UK Major Ports comments on Government announcement of extra £9m for port area councils

Commenting on today’s Government announcement of an extra £9 million of funding for port area councils* Tim Morris, Chief Executive of the trade body for the […]
August 19, 2019

ICHCA: Roundtable of Port Organisations to pool resources

New Secretary General of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) also joins Roundtable meeting in London to discuss cooperation throughout the entire seaborne supply chain. Attending […]
August 19, 2019

BPA congratulates Maritime UK Awards finalists

The finalists for the inaugural Maritime UKAwards were announced yesterday and included in the list are a number of UKports. The winners will be announced in […]
August 19, 2019

Sustainability and responsibility

Exploring the challenges the superyacht industry is facing to achieve its ambitious sustainability goals… Through a combination of society, regulation and global initiatives, the maritime industry […]
August 16, 2019

Scandlines to Install Flettner Rotor on Hybrid Ferry

Danish ferry operator Scandlines announced Wednesday that it will be installing a rotor sail on the hybrid ferry Copenhagen, putting the vessel among the ranks of […]
August 14, 2019

Norway: New Study Confirms Scrubbers Would Aid Global CO2 Reduction

Using scrubbers while burning residual fuels would help reduce global CO2 levels, a new study published by Norwegian researchers confirmed. The continued use of heavy fuel […]
August 14, 2019

Maritime industry must open up about cyber crime

While it may be easy for shipmanagers to bury their heads in the sand regarding the likelihood of a cyber attack, they should approach cyber security […]