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UK Ship Register maintains QUALSHIP 21 status

02/07/2021 00:00:00 The UK Ship Register has once more been awarded US QUALSHIP 21 (Quality Shipping for the 21st Century) status, one of the world’s top standards.

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.