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New interim Chief Executive of Maritime and Coastguard Agency announced

07/10/2022 00:00:00 New interim Chief Executive of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) appointed.

Workboat code consultation

06/10/2022 00:00:00 The revised Merchant Shipping (Workboats, Pilot Boats and Remotely Operated Unmanned Vessels) Regulations 2022 and accompanying Code is now going out for consultation across the industry.

UK Government renews its commitment to cleaner ships and cleaner seas on World Maritime Day

29/09/2022 00:00:00 On World Maritime Day, 29 September, the UK Government has reiterated its drive to be a world leader in creating cleaner, greener shipping.

Funding for cadets boosted to £43 million pounds over next two years to help build the maritime sector

22/08/2022 00:00:00 The future of maritime has been given a massive funding boost by the UK Government with an increase in training subsidies for cadets and ratings. Eligible seafarers will now get half of their training paid – providing a real investment in the future of maritime and securing future growth.

New laws to restrict the ways ships release ballast water into UK seas

08/08/2022 00:00:00 New laws have now come into force which will further protect United Kingdom coastlines by stopping international ships from discharging potentially harmful species into the sea.