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A world class response to COVID19

12/11/2020 00:00:00 Few would deny that 2020’s COVID-19 pandemic hit hard and fast. And for thousands of cruise ship travellers, crew members and the shipping industry which delivers 90% of the world’s vital food and goods, the dangers were real and immediate. Just how did the UK respond to the exceptional humanitarian challenges to cement its position as a world class flag bearer for maritime safety?

Digital UKSR highly commended at tech awards

12/11/2020 00:00:00 The UK Ship Register (UKSR), has received a new boost to its collection of industry accolades for 2020, by receiving a ‘highly commended’ in the BCS Chartered Institute for IT Awards, presented to organisations and to project teams who have achieved exceptional results.

MCA drives forward world-leading smart shipping innovation

11/11/2020 00:00:00 The UK will continue to be at the forefront of shipping innovation as the Maritime and Coastguard Agency builds on the success of a million-pound project which has just concluded.

Law to ensure continued employment rights for seafarers held captive as a result of piracy

03/11/2020 00:00:00 Seafarers caught up in piracy or other similar criminal acts on board ships are to have their employment rights protected in law under new UK legislation.

Severe Weather Impacts Shipping

02/11/2020 00:00:00 Her Majesty’s Coastguard continues to respond to a variety of weather related incidents during this period of stormy weather in the UK.