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New style certificates for UK seafarers and those serving on UK ships

02/02/2021 00:00:00 Seafarers will benefit from new photocard style certificates as the UK continues to drive forward maritime innovation and work to protect and support them.  Starting this month (February), UK seafarers and those working on UK-flagged vessels will receive the new photocard certificates from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, wherever they are in the world.

UKSR - Top Performer in Latest ICS Table

26/01/2021 00:00:00 The UK Ship Register’s position as one of the world’s top performers in maritime safety has been given a further boost today (26 January 2020) with the publication of the International Chamber of Shipping’s (ICS) Flag State Performance Table (2020/21). It identifies the flag states which perform to a consistently high standard, benchmarking them across numerous categories, with the UK achieving positive markers across each of the performance indicators.

UK Ship Register is a Gold Sponsor for UK Chamber of Shipping Virtual Conference

15/01/2021 00:00:00 On Thursday the 11th Of February, the UK Ship Register (UKSR), part of the Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA), will be proudly sponsoring the Technology Panel & Breakout Session at the ‘UK Chamber of Shipping’s first virtual conference titled ‘Creating Pathways to 2030’

UK Ship Register year in highlights

31/12/2020 00:00:00 2020 has been a challenging year for everyone, across every sector, across the globe. The rapid spread of COVID-19 affected the global shipping markets, bringing uncertainty on how to deal with these unchartered waters and the need for immediate solutions.

MOU signed between MCA and University of Southampton

24/11/2020 00:00:00 A partnership joining maritime expertise with top level research programmes will continue to put the UK Flag at the forefront of technology on maritime autonomy and emissions reduction.