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MAIB Mv Diversion report published

Carbon monoxide poisoning on board a motor cruiser at Museum Gardens quay, River Ouse, York, with the loss of 2 lives. Our investigation report into the double fatality due to CO poisoning from Diversion’s cabin heater on 4 December 2019, is now published. Statement from the Chief Inspector of Marine Accidents: The MAIB investigation into […]

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MAIB safety digest 1/2021 published

MAIB safety digest 1/2021 published The latest collection of cases (volume 1 of 2021) detailing accidents involving vessels from the merchant, fishing and recreational sectors is now available 2021-SD1-MAIBSafetyDigest […]

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MAIB Safety bulletin published following multiple cruise ship anchor failures

Warning issued following several anchor losses associated with the use of the anchoring equipment beyond intended design parameters. We have identified a trend in the nature of anchoring equipment failures during the COVID-19 enforced operational pause, and have released a safety bulletin to the cruise industry to mitigate against further losses both in the short […]

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Guidance if you are visiting the coast from 29 March

When visiting the coastline please take care and follow the rules and social distancing guidelines according to the guidance for your area. In England, some of the rules on what you can and cannot do changed on 29 March. However, many restrictions remain in place. You can meet up outdoors with friends and family you do […]

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£20 million fund to propel green shipbuilding launched

Government invests £20 million to develop innovative zero emission vessels and clean port infrastructure. competition launched to develop innovations for a greener shipping future, including zero-emission vessels and clean port infrastructure maritime investment will drive economic growth and ensure the UK builds back greener from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic comes as studies announced to support the recreational […]

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£2.15m funding for Poole Harbour’s trade facilities

Dorset LEP has invested £2.15m to fund a Public Trade Office and a Border Control Post to more effectively manage and safeguard trade between the European Union and Poole for the future. The new trade office and border post will create and safeguard jobs while attracting new businesses to Dorset. “These two projects at Poole […]

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Maritime UK welcomes Aberdeen Harbour Board as the first Diversity in Maritime sponsor

Maritime UK, the umbrella body for the maritime sector, is delighted to announce Aberdeen Harbour Board as the first industry sponsor of the Diversity in Maritime Programme. The Diversity in Maritime Programme was launched in May 2020 in response to the Department for Transport’s flagship Maritime 2050 strategy which stated “The maritime workforce of the future will be […]

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Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour redevelopment completed

The £2m redevelopment of Buckler’s Hard Yacht Harbour will be completed this year, fitting as it’s also the 50th anniversary of the Beaulieu River marina. Half a century since it was opened by Edward, Lord Montagu with round the world yachtsman Sir Chay Blyth CBE, BEM, the new-look marina contains 66 additional berths, many of which have […]

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Controversy as 70ft boat sinks in Brixham Harbour

A 70ft Ferro Cement Schooner sunk in Brixham Harbour last weekend – fees are expected to reach £100k for damage repair and hull disposal. Sea Beast had been berthed on swinging mooring in the harbour for months before being moved alongside the pontoon, but was found submerged with only its mast above the surface (image above […]

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Maritime UK shines a spotlight on Time to Talk about Mental Health

Today Time to Talk Day and Maritime UK, the umbrella body for the maritime sector, is urging maritime organisations and individuals to join the conversation about mental health and help end the stigma. Simply talking can be a lifeline for people experiencing a mental health problem. That’s the message of a new Port of London […]

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