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26.06.17

Mighty engine brings HMS Queen Elizabeth to life

HMS Queen Elizabeth’s mighty diesel generators have been powered-up marking a major milestone on the way to becoming an operational warship. The 65,000 tonne future flagship of the Royal Navy has undergone months of preparation w...

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28.04.17

Launch of public consultation on sanctions legislation

The consultation will last nine weeks and will help determine the legal powers needed to maintain the UK’s sanctions capability. The Government has today launched a public consultation on proposals for new legal powers needed for...

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28.04.17

New Maritime Director, Roger Hargreaves, appointed at the Department for Transport

Roger Hargreaves has been appointed to Maritime Director in the Department for Transport following a competitive external campaign. Roger joins the Depatment for Transport from HS2 Ltd with a breath of experience in the Government and Co...

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24.04.17

Control systems for wave energy generation: apply for funding

Organisations can apply for up to £47,000 to develop advanced control systems for cost-effective wave energy generation technology. Up to £47,000 (excluding VAT) is available for businesses to develop advanced control syste...

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16.03.17

Government needs to take action to ensure UK benefits from Autonomous Vehicles, Lords Report says

The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee today publishes its report Connected and Autonomous Vehicles: The future? The report sets out recommendations for the Government to ensure it makes policy and investment decisions that ena...

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