UK Ship Register news and events

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Supporting the ships of the future

18/09/2020 00:00:00 It’s an exciting time in the world of autonomous shipping, with a number of ground-breaking projects underway.

UK Ship Register showcases new look as it launches online registration

14/09/2020 00:00:00 The UK Ship Register has released a new look Red Ensign alongside its complete online registration system. The upgrade is part of the continued modernisation of our services to ship owners and operators worldwide and bolsters our international offer.

Fishing vessel code goes out to consultation

21/08/2020 00:00:00 In the last 10 years, there have been 46 fatalities on small fishing vessels which have resulted in several recommendations from the Marine Accident Investigation Board (MAIB) to improve safety.

Autonomous vessel work continues

20/08/2020 00:00:00 The Maritime and Coastguard Agency will be looking to build on the recent successful 22 day data collection mission of a remotely operated vessel.

Maritime Future Technologies team charged up by research placement

11/08/2020 00:00:00 A collaboration with the University of Southampton’s Marine and Maritime Institute has charged up the Maritime and Coastguard Agency’s newly formed Maritime Future Technologies team, with a new research placement looking at how high density batteries could help make our ships cleaner and greener.