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UK Ports' Performance Not Hurt by Political Uncertainties

Container port

2018 data showed stable port freight tonnages overall, with only a 0.1% difference on the previous year.

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UK Seizes USD 48 Mn Worth of Heroin from Container

Cocaine seizure in the UK

Nearly 400 kg of heroin was concealed in a shipping container within a cover load of towels and bathrobes.

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UK Joins US in Strait of Hormuz Maritime Security Mission

Stena Impero

The Royal Navy would work alongside the U.S. navy to assure safety of ships in the area.

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UK Unveils Plan to Establish Free Ports after Brexit

Freeports

Free ports could be free of some checks and paperwork, and include customs and tax benefits.

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Rouhani Suggests Exchange of Iranian, UK Tankers

Tanker

Iran might release the UK-flagged Stena Impero if the UK does the same with the Iranian ship it detained in Gibraltar.

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EU-Led Task Force Taking Shape to Protect Ships in Hormuz

tanker

A European-led maritime protection mission is being established in the Strait of Hormuz, the UK government said.

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UK Ships Warned to Avoid Strait of Hormuz

tanker

The UK Foreign Office is urging British-flagged vessels to avoid the Strait of Hormuz.

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Iran Seizes UK-Flagged Tanker in Strait of Hormuz

Stena Bulk

Iran seized a British-flagged, Swedish-owned oil tanker while transiting the Strait of Hormuz Friday.

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Gibraltar May Release Iranian Tanker

Tanker

Gibraltar, the UK would facilitate the release of the detained Iranian Grace 1 if there are certain guarantees.

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UK Presents Clean Maritime Plan

port

The UK government has published the Clean Maritime Plan, an ambitious plan to cut pollution from the maritime sector. 

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Man Dies after Falling from Tug near Tranmere Oil Terminal

Tug boat

Man died after falling from a tug into the River Mersey near the Tranmere Oil Terminal.

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Stena Line Ferry in Near Miss with Royal Navy Submarine

Stena Superfast VII

A Stena Line ferry had a close quarters encounter with a Royal Navy submarine, according to UK MAIB.

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DFDS Awarded Brexit Contract by the UK

DFDS awarded a contract by the UK government to provide additional ferry capacity in the North Sea.

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Russian Bulker Refloated after Grounding off Cornwall

Russian bulker Kuzma Minin

UK: Russian carrier ship Kuzma Minin, which grounded off Cornwall, has been refloated.

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UK's 'Eye in the Sky’ to Tackle Oil Spills, Illegal Shipping

Satellite

UK to use its 'eye in the sky' to tackle oil spills and illegal shipping.

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UK's Autonomous Shipping Industry Gets a Boost

The UK autonomous shipping industry is set to receive a boost with the recently unveiled funding of GBP 1 million.

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BPA Calls for Action as "No Deal" Brexit Is Now Likely

Brexit

BPA called for renewed emphasis on cross border trade facilitation amid a likely 'no deal' Brexit outcome.

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MAIB: Cargo Ship Grounded after Bridge Left Unattended

MAIB: Cargo ship Ruyter grounded on the Rathlin Island in October 2017 after its master left the bridge unattended.

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MCA: Captain of Russian Tanker Fined over Safety Failures

Captain of tanker Tecoil Polaris was fined over GBP 25,700 for breaching the International Safety Management Code.

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UK to Curb Shipping Accidents with New HiLo System

The UK Chamber of Shipping has launched the HiLo system, a predictive modelling tool for accident prevention in shipping.

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UK Gov't Doubles SMarT Budget

More than 400 extra cadets in the UK will be trained in maritime roles every year thanks to a funding boost.

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