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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.

UK Ship Register maintains US QUALSHIP 21 status for 2022-23

13/07/2022 00:00:00 The UK Ship Register is proud to announce that we have been awarded US QUALSHIP 21 status by the US Coastguard for a 12th consecutive year. One of the world's highest standards, US QUALSHIP 21 demonstrates a commitment to safety and quality.

UK retains Paris MoU White List status

28/06/2022 00:00:00 The United Kingdom has once again achieved White List status under the Paris MoU Port State Control regime.

Day of the Seafarer 2022: Sharing "our journey" to help improve seafarer wellbeing and safety

25/06/2022 00:00:00 Every year on 25 June, we celebrate Day of the Seafarer. The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) invites governments, shipping companies, organisations, and all those in associated industries to come together on this day and recognise the vital contribution seafarers make to global trade and the economy.

Passenger and fishing safety, new technologies and a greener future are top MCA priorities for coming months

25/05/2022 00:00:00 Reducing the numbers of deaths in the fishing industry, keeping people safe on-board ships, and continuing to drive forward greener maritime are all featured in the Maritime and Coastguard Agency Business Plan for the coming year.