‘Busy but coping’–UK ports handle global container surge Recent News: Business, UK Major Ports Group ‘Busy but coping’–UK ports handle global container surge The UKMajor Ports Group(“UKMPG”), the voice for the UK’s largest port operators including all deep sea container ports, has surveyed its members to find out...

November 25, 2020
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BPA Calls for Government to Back a Better Connected Britain Recent News: a-port-information, British Ports Association, Business BPA Calls for Government to Back a Better Connected Britain Ahead of this week’s spending review, the British Ports Association (BPA) has outlined the case for targeting transport spending on freight-based projects, to unlock growth...

November 25, 2020
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What are free ports and what are the economic benefits? Recent News: Business What are free ports and what are the economic benefits? This morning the Treasury announced that the bidding process for the creation of up to 10 new “free ports” in the UK had opened. The first...

November 23, 2020
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GOV.UK: MIN 645 (M+F) Amendment 1 Inventory of hazardous materials certification for UK ships subject to Port State Control (PSC) Recent News: a-port-information, Business GOV.UK: MIN 645 (M+F) Amendment 1 Inventory of hazardous materials certification for UK ships subject to Port State Control (PSC) GOV.UK Guidance MIN 645 (M+F) Amendment 1 Inventory of hazardous materials certification for UK ships subject to Port State Control (PSC) This MIN outlines the certification required in...

November 18, 2020
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Exact real-time geo-positioning of vessels in the Port of Barcelona using 5G and AI Recent News: Europe Exact real-time geo-positioning of vessels in the Port of Barcelona using 5G and AI Barcelona, 18 November 2020. The Port of Barcelona started the '5G Maritime' pilot test in July. The project aims to validate the location of ships in...

November 18, 2020
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ESPO publishes the 2020 Environmental Report for the European port sector Recent News: ESPO, Europe ESPO publishes the 2020 Environmental Report for the European port sector The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) presented its fifth annual Environmental Report during a dedicated Webinar. The ESPO Environmental Report 2020 includes more than 60...

November 18, 2020
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F-drones carries out world’s 1st commercial drone delivery at night Recent News: Business F-drones carries out world’s 1st commercial drone delivery at night Singapore-based startup F-drones has carried out the world’s first commercial drone delivery at night to a vessel in Singapore. The operation was carried out on November 1, 2020. The drone navigated a...

November 18, 2020
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GOV.UK: Policy paper Freeports bidding prospectus Recent News: a-port-information, Business GOV.UK: Policy paper Freeports bidding prospectus Freeports bidding prospectus The Freeports bidding prospectus gives further details on the UK Freeports model and sets out how bidders can apply for Freeport status in...

November 16, 2020
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Major Ports Group welcomes the launch of the freeports Bidding Prospectus but calls for more time to submit bids Recent News: Business, UK Major Ports Group Major Ports Group welcomes the launch of the freeports Bidding Prospectus but calls for more time to submit bids The UKMajor Ports Group(“UKMPG”), the voice for the UK’s largest port operators, has commented on today’s launch by the Government of its Bidding Prospectus for...

November 16, 2020
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