Category: News

Penzance Dry Dock saved after being bought by marine engineering firm

Europe’s oldest dry dock saved after being bought by marine engineering firm.

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National Lottery gives Plymouth £9.5million to create UK’s first Marine Park

The National Lottery Heritage Fund has granted a £9.5m Heritage Horizon Award to establish the UK’s first National Marine Park in Plymouth Sound.

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Tees Valley mayor lines up £1bn bid for Britain’s largest freeport

Tees Valley mayor Ben Houchen is said to be preparing a £1bn bid to take over Britain’s largest freeport in what could bring a major boost to the area.

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Albert Island Shipyard, Newham, East London

EOI Deadline for Operators of the Thames First new shipyard for over a century is the 16th of July 2021.

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Whitstable and Herne Bay flooded with raw sewage by Southern Water ‘to save money’

Southern Water awaits sentencing after admitting 51 violations for dumping raw sewage into sea for years

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Deal signed for deep-water quay in Scapa Flow

Orkney Islands Council (OIC) and Crown Estate Scotland have signed an agreement to work together in developing a deep-water quay in Scapa Flow.

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Manufacturing boost for North East jobs in offshore wind production

More than 300 jobs are being created in the North East in an offshore wind production boom thanks to more than £70m of UK government and private investment.

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The Nautical Archaeology Society welcomes National Maritime CEO Peter Green as a Trustee

The Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS) is delighted to announce that Peter Green has joined the Board of Trustees, bringing his unique depth of experience of the maritime world and its key industries to enhance our planning and strategy going forward.

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DE&S secure multi-million upgrade for Type 45 destroyers

The Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyers will receive a £500-million upgrade to enhance their firepower capability under contracts placed by Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S)

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Waste-carrying Thames tug boats switch to biofuel as Cory plots course to net zero

Waste management company’s boats on the Thames to run on greener fuel that it claims can reduce CO2 emissions by 90 per cent

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