UK Ports Business News

April 24, 2018

Plug pulled on Rosyth-Zeebrugge freight ferry route

The plug has been pulled on Fife’s freight ferry route to Europe. A fire on board one of DFDS’s ro-ro freight ships, in which a crew […]

April 25, 2018

British Ports Association calls for funding commitments to deliver on welcome first steps on port connectivity

The British Ports Association (BPA) has welcomed the publication of the UK Government’s Port Connectivity Study; ‘Transport Infrastructure for our global future’, but suggested that investment […]
April 25, 2018

British Ports Association raise border facilities’ concerns with PM

The British Ports Association has today written to the Prime Minister calling for funding guarantees for any new border facilities and digital infrastructure, which may be […]
April 24, 2018

GOV.UK: Transport connectivity to ports

Research and analysis Transport connectivity to ports: review of the current status and future infrastructure recommendations Studies reviewing the current status of rail and road connections […]
April 23, 2018

Maritime UK Mulls Increased Commonwealth Trade

Lord Mountevans, Vice Chairman. Photo: Maritime UK  Alderman The Lord Mountevans, Maritime UK Vice Chair, called for increased trade between UK and Commonwealth countries at the […]
April 23, 2018

Ports have crucial role to play in greener shipping – report

Cape Town – Greenhouse gas emissions from shipping currently represent around 2.6% of total global emissions, but this could more than triple by 2050 if steps […]
April 17, 2018

Peel Ports Group signs MoU for the development of autonomous vessel technology

One of the UK’s leading port operators Peel Ports Group and leading marine autonomy company ASV Global (ASV) have launched a partnership which is aimed at […]
April 16, 2018

Global shipping in ‘historic’ climate deal

The global shipping industry has for the first time agreed to cut its emissions of greenhouse gases. Photo: The move comes after talks all week […]
April 13, 2018 Guidance MIN 567 (M) Government Support for Maritime Training (SMarT)

This MIN summarises the proposes an initial strategy to both administer and monitor the success of the SMarT Plus scheme. Published 13 April 2018 From: Maritime and […]
April 5, 2018

GOV.UK: Port marine operations: good practice guide

Guidance Port marine operations: good practice guide Guidance on the management of ports and other marine facilities. Published 7 January 2013 Last updated 4 April 2018 — […]