Bringing you a selected round-up of significant news, opinion and events involving Maritime London members and the UK shipping cluster generally, with special emphasis on the economic impact of the maritime services’ sector and its contribution to the wider national economy.
KENT local Jenny Evans has become only the second woman ever to captain a P&O Ferries ship after being promoted to the rank of Master on the Spirit...Read More
Ten years on from the publication in 2007 of ‘Supporting Seafarers and their Families: Challenges for the Future’, a new report, ‘Navigating Change...Read More
Sophia Bullard, Crew Health Programme Director at UK P&I Club, comments on the fact many crewmembers fail pre-sea medical examinations due to a combination...Read More
Mersey Maritime, the representative body of the maritime cluster in the North West of England has raised almost £5000 for Liverpool Seafarers Centre (LSC)...Read More
Amendments to the SOLAS convention on enclosed space entry came into force on 1 July 2016, requiring all ships to carry portable atmosphere testing equipment...Read More
UK seafarers and on-shore employers must find ways to ensure a smooth and a successful transition to life after the sea through better training, assistance...Read More