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UK re-elected to the International Maritime Organization

13/01/2020 00:00:00 The United Kingdom, represented by the Maritime & Coastguard Agency, has been re-elected to the International Maritime Organization.

Large Yacht Services at 2020 Superyacht Forum

04/11/2019 00:00:00 Our UK Ship Register Large Yacht Services Team is attending the Super Yacht Forum in Amsterdam later this month. We’ve also partnered with our colleagues in the Red Ensign Group to sponsor and host a range of seminars in the forums Red Room covering topics such as crew welfare, the future of regulation and environmental challenges facing the industry.

Survey and Medical Examination Fees Increase November 2019

30/10/2019 00:00:00 From November 2019, the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) will be implementing the second stage of fee increases across the UK. The phased increase in fees covers fees to survey a vessel and the seafarer medical examination fee.

UK Ship Register retains US QUALSHIP 21 status

30/09/2019 00:00:00 The UK Ship Register has retained its US QUALSHIP 21 (Quality Shipping for the 21st Century) status, one of the world’s top standards, with fewer than one per cent of its flagged ships being detained in United States of America ports.

Sponsorship of UK Chamber of Shipping Dinner

24/09/2019 00:00:00 We’re delighted to be announcing the UK Ship Registers sponsorship of the UK Chamber of Shipping Annual Dinner next February. The UK shipping industry is vital to the UK economy. It contributes over £14 billion annually, supports an estimated 86,000 jobs and transports 95% of the UK’s trade. The UK Chamber’s Annual Dinner is the premier black-tie event in the shipping calendar and provides the opportunity to network with colleagues and celebrate its ongoing success. Last year’s event attracted over 800 guests from across the industry.