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Shipping moves 95% of the UK’s international trade. Photo courtesy Port of Felixstowe

Shipping moves 95% of the UK’s international trade. Photo courtesy Port of Felixstowe

Brexit: Hitting home
While some maritime businesses may have initially been confused about what Brexit would mean to them, others felt it immediately. 24 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Protestors petition against French windfarm
Protestors are up in arms about the plan to construct an offshore windfarm off the coast of Normandy in France which they say will ruin the view from the D-Day landing beaches. 23 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Maritime Study – A call to action
The deadline to take part in a UK maritime growth study has been extended in order to better inform the Government and the industry’s plan to tackle pressing issues such as Brexit. 22 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
NWA analyses accountability for maritime accidents
Existing procedural approaches to safety management and incident analysis may be failing to enable effective handling of risk, and hindering efforts both to establish accountability for, and to learn from, maritime accidents, says the UK’s National Workboat Association. 14 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Industry gears up for Ocean Business 2017
Ocean Business 2017 is set to take place in Southampton at the National Oceanography Centre from 4 to 6 April. 13 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
The perfect storm
Frank Coles, CEO of Transas, spoke about the perfect storm of digitalisation and commoditisation which is emerging in the shipping industry which is creating a new world for maritime. 10 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
DEME continues German successes
The GeoSea division of the DEME Group’s offshore marine engineering division and Siemens have concluded an EPCI foundation contract for the Hohe See offshore wind farm. 09 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Electric cranes for LNG ops
Liebherr is delivering efficient electric cranes to Puerto Rico which will be used to load and discharge containerised cargo aboard Crowley’s two new LNG powered Con-Ro ships. 09 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
European Shipping Week success
European Shipping Week (ESW) saw leaders of the shipping industry and regulators from the European Union discuss issues of mutual concern. 09 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Race related reshuffle
Netherlands-headquartered commercial marine naval architects C-Job is reorganising its management team to allow Managing Director Job Volwater to move into the position of Commercial Director as Mr Volwater has accepted the position of Team Akzo Nobel Sailing Director for the duration of the upcoming Volvo Ocean Race. 09 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
EU shipping policy gaps need tackling
EU shipping policy is solid but there are policy gaps which need addressing to sustain further growth, that is according to a new study presented at European Shipping Week. 06 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Offshore installation vessel for DEME
DEME has ordered a next generation offshore installation vessel which will be built at COSCO in China. 06 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Maritime Industry 2017
The eighth Maritime Industry event will take place on Thursday 30 March in Rotterdam, with over 125 directors attending the conference. 02 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Fast ferry transfer
German passenger vessel operator Förde Reederei Seetouristik (FRS), is removing the fast ferry ‘Halunder Jet’ from its Hamburg to Heligoland service and transferring it to its Canadian subsidiary Clipper. 02 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
London P&I Club in good shape
The insurer and risk assessor, London P&I Club, says it’s in good shape after a busy renewal period, even though corporate consolidation and strategic management changes led to the termination of two entries at the renewal. 01 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Danish pavilion at Nor-Shipping 2017
The Danish maritime industry is working on maintaining a strong relationship with its closest neighbours. 01 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Trinity House visit
UK charity and General Lighthouse Authority Trinity House has welcomed the UK’s Minister of State for Transport John Hayes MP to its Harwich depot on 23 February 2017. 28 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Largest mobile harbour crane in the Copenhagen area
Danish company A. Henriksen Shipping A/S recently signed a contract for a new multi-purpose German-built Liebherr mobile harbour crane, type LHM 550 with a total lifting capacity of 144 tonnes. 28 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
New supervision-vessel by Maritime Partner
Maritime Partner has signed a deal with Norwegian Rig Shuttle for the delivery of a high-speed supervision vessel. 24 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
GE powership concept
Multinational marine propulsion major General Electric has been busy refining the oft-discussed, but seldom realised concept of a portable power station built within a ship. 23 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal