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Ambitions to reduce shipping emissions charged by future technology research

22/03/2021 00:00:00 New research into the viability of battery technologies for maritime operations will be used by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) to inform its on-going assessment of future technologies.

Consultation into Polar Code due to begin today

17/03/2021 00:00:00 Consultation on putting international rules designed to protect polar regions and those that sail on them into UK law, is due to begin today.  The rules cover safety-related requirements for some of the toughest environments on earth including ship design, construction and equipment as well as the protection of the unique eco-systems of the polar regions.

Just how is the maritime industry shaping up for the future?

10/03/2021 00:00:00 To mark British Science Week, we’ve put together an overview of how science and technology is driving the solutions for the shipping of the future, with a look at real life autonomous shipping projects.

International Women’s Day #IWD2021

08/03/2021 00:00:00 Today (March 8) marks International Women’s Day #IWD2021 – a day celebrated around the world to acknowledge the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

New guidance as the UK leads the way in seafarer welfare

02/03/2021 00:00:00 The UK continues to lead the way in seafarer welfare during the pandemic, with new, detailed information issued to ship owners and managers to understand the long-term wellbeing impacts of COVID-19 on their crew.