Tag Archives: shipping

The Irish Sea in the 2020s – Survey

Closing date extended to Monday 7th September!   The Irish Sea Maritime Forum, supported by the University of Liverpool, is conducting an Irish-sea wide survey to look to the future and the changing context of the Irish Sea in the 2020s. The aim is to develop a comprehensive picture of the future for the Irish

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Closed – consultation on Freeports

Closed 13 July 2020 The UK Government is consulting on plans to create up to 10 freeports in locations across the UK. The Government has the following objectives for UK freeports: establish freeports as national hubs for global trade and investment across the UK promote regeneration and job creation create hotbeds for innovation A UK freeport

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Marine Planning Consultation Posters

The North West Coastal Forum has produced a series of posters to publicise the current consultation on the Draft North West Inshore and Offshore Marine Plans which is taking place until April 6th 2020. The posters will be displayed at public information points on the coast and in a range of other places from sailing

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Call for Evidence: Domestic Shipping Air Pollution

Closes 11:45pm, 11 January 2020 The Department for Transport has issued a call for evidence on emissions from domestic shipping activity in the UK’s coastal waters and English inland waterways They wish to better understand emissions from the maritime sector and establish if government can do more to address emission issues. Powered vessels used for

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Marine Planning from the Solway to the Dee, 3rd December 2018, Morecambe

Come along to a free North West Coastal Forum workshop to learn about marine planning, what it means for you and how to have your say in the development of the North West Marine Plan. We will be holding an evening workshop at the iconic Midland Hotel in Morecambe on Monday 3rd December. This evening

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Liverpool2 Open for Business

On November 4th the Secretary of State for International Trade, Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox MP officially opened Liverpool’s new deep water container facility. The new facility complements the existing container terminal at Seaforth. Liverpool2 and ensures that the Port of Liverpool will be able to handle the biggest cargo vessels in the world. The

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Carbon Dioxide Emmissions from Ships

New rules on monitoring emissions from ships will come into force from 1st January 2018, following recent agreement at European level. Ship owners will need to monitor emissions for each ship on a ‘per voyage’ basis and annually. The European Parliament formally adopted the proposed Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on

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Irish Sea: Issues and Opportunities Workshop – 2nd November 2012, Liverpool

This free event is open to all with an interest in the Irish Sea. To register visit the events page At the inaugural conference of the Irish Sea Maritime Forum held in Belfast in June 2012 stakeholders suggested that an Irish Sea Issues and Opportunities discussion paper would be a useful early output for the Forum

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Liverpool-based Maersk Line Places Order for World’s Biggest Ships

Maersk, the world’s biggest container shipping line, which has its UK headquarters in Liverpool, has placed an order for the largest vessels ever built. The $1.9bn order for 10 triple-E class ships is with Daewoo Shipbuilding of South Korea. Each vessel will measure 1,300ft (400m) long and 190ft (59m) wide and have a capacity of

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