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UK to lead the way in training for autonomous shipping

18/02/2021 00:00:00 The UK’s standing as a world-leader in the safe testing and development of autonomous vessels has been further enhanced by a new standards and safety regime to shape the future of training for autonomous shipping globally.

How UKSR is ‘Flying the Flag’ for its Apprentices

08/02/2021 00:00:00 To celebrate national apprenticeship week, we are giving you a personal insight from one of the UK Ship Register’s (UKSR) apprentices, Nidhi. She will be giving you her view, and what she has learnt so far on her apprenticeship journey, and how she’s progressed and gained knowledge within the industry.

UK Ship Register Pledges Support To LISW21

05/02/2021 00:00:00 LONDON: FEBRUARY 1, 2021: The UK Ship Register (UKSR) has pledged its support for London International Shipping Week 2021 (LISW21) by becoming a Platinum Sponsor. LISW21 is scheduled to take place from September 13 to 17 in a blended format, expertly combining in-person events with a strong online presence to create a seamless integration of real and virtual attendance and thereby enabling a far wider international audience to take part.

New style certificates for UK seafarers and those serving on UK ships

02/02/2021 00:00:00 Seafarers will benefit from new photocard style certificates as the UK continues to drive forward maritime innovation and work to protect and support them.  Starting this month (February), UK seafarers and those working on UK-flagged vessels will receive the new photocard certificates from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, wherever they are in the world.

UKSR - Top Performer in Latest ICS Table

26/01/2021 00:00:00 The UK Ship Register’s position as one of the world’s top performers in maritime safety has been given a further boost today (26 January 2020) with the publication of the International Chamber of Shipping’s (ICS) Flag State Performance Table (2020/21). It identifies the flag states which perform to a consistently high standard, benchmarking them across numerous categories, with the UK achieving positive markers across each of the performance indicators.