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Catch up with the UK Ship Register at Shipping Finance – Watch on demand here

24/03/2022 00:00:00 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.

Safety kit saves life of fisherman

15/03/2022 00:00:00 What had started out as an ordinary working day for commercial fisherman Paul turned into his worst nightmare when he went overboard from the Sidney Rose, miles from land.

Maritime and Coastguard Agency appoints new Chief Medical Advisor

03/03/2022 00:00:00 The Maritime and Coastguard Agency has brought onboard a new Chief Medical Advisor to continue its vital work to promote and improve the health of seafarers.

What I love most about the Maritime and Coastguard Agency

14/02/2022 00:00:00 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

New safety rules for enclosed spaces on board vessels

14/02/2022 00:00:00 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.