Earlier this month (March 2022), the UK Ship Register was pleased to participate in the Shipping Finance conference in Athens, Greece, delivering three events across the two days for virtual and in-person attendees.
I’m sometimes asked what I love most about the Maritime and Coastguard Agency. Is it the commitment to saving lives at sea? The drive to find alternative ways of fuelling shipping? Or the determination to keep finding better ways of making our seafarers safe in their jobs
Seafarers will be better protected as new UK rules come into force to tighten up safety for those who work in enclosed spaces on board vessels.
The updated legislation goes further than that currently required under international maritime law and is part of the ongoing commitment by the UK to seafarer welfare.