UK Ship Register news and events

Our latest news

Seafarers and scammers. Don’t be a victim.

25/06/2021 00:00:00 We have become aware that seafarers who are legitimately searching for work are being targeted by scammers.

Day of the Seafarer

25/06/2021 00:00:00 Today is Day of the Seafarer (25 June) and, this year, the focus is on a ‘fair future’.

Trailblazers wander down memory lane for International Women in Engineering Day

23/06/2021 00:00:00 This International Women in Engineering Day, we want to shine a light on our hard-working, dedicated surveyors – and celebrate the success stories of three women in our ranks, from the first female engineer to join the Maritime & Coastguard Agency to one of our more recent recruits.

Consultation on updates for safety in bulk carriers

16/06/2021 00:00:00 Rules governing the safety of some of the biggest vessels on the sea are set to be put into UK law. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency begins a consultation today on proposals that would put updates made to SOLAS (International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974) into UK law.

Consultation underway on new training rules for seafarers

14/06/2021 00:00:00 Consultation underway on new training rules for seafarers New rules on training for those serving on specialist ships are being put into UK law later this year.