Following a disappointing 2020, when the pandemic caused sanctioning of offshore projects to dip to $44 billion from $99 billion the year before, offshore sanctioning is expected to rebound to at least $56 billion in 2021 and keep rising to as high as $131 billion in 2023, according to Norwegian intelligence firm Rystad Energy.
Following the COVID-19 vaccine phase, British Ports Association has called for essential port workers to be given priority during the rollout of the vaccine, so as to protect vital supply chains.
Associated British Ports (ABP) is the latest business to join Maritime UK’s “Diversity in Maritime Charter program”, in an effort to attract a more diverse workforce. To remind, the initiative creates a framework to challenge companies to make progress on gender diversity.
Funded by the Geospatial Commission and Innovate UK, SpacePort project goals to develop how novel geospatial systems can streamline port operations, in an effort to boost efficiency.
Following the hijacking onboard the oil tanker “Nave Andromeda” back in October 2020, Hampshire Police confirmed that seven men, including two men who had previously been charged, will face no further action as part of the Hampshire Constabulary led investigation.
Following the exit of UK from Europe, HAROPA and Ports of Normandy joined forces to help transport operators be better prepared for Brexit changes.
Through the UK Space Agency, the UK government is funding a project in collaboration with the University of Leicester, which will use satellite analytics to track the greenhouse gas and pollution emissions of shipping fleets.
Following the exit of the UK from Europe, the British Government is now working to ensure that the EU, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein will continue to accept UK certificates of competency.
In light of the hijacking onboard the oil tanker “Nave Andromeda” off England, two individuals charged in relation to the incident.
With the United Kingdom officially leaving the European Union on 1st January 2020, the EU and the UK managed to reach an outline agreement on a future post Brexit deal.
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