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03.08.16

New ministerial portfolios confirmed at Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

The full list of ministerial responsibilities in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has now been confirmed.  Following the creation of the new Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEI...

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21.07.16

Lord Mayor visits Busan

The Lord Mayor, Alderman the Lord Mountevans, chairman of Maritime London accompanied by a business delegation, visited Busan over the last two days. On arrival, he saw Shell’s new Prelude FLNG being built at Samsung Heavy Industies i...

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20.07.16

The UK decides to renew continuous at sea deterrent

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon welcomes decision to renew the UK's continuous at sea deterrent. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said, "MPs on all sides have voted by an overwhelming margin, to renew our nuclear deterrent - the ultim...

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20.07.16

New shipping minister announced

The Prime Minister has announced that John Hayes will become the new Shipping Minister, following the most thorough government reshuffle of this parliament. The move sees Stephen Hammond leave government after nearly 2 years at the Departme...

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29.06.16

Minister issues rallying call for investment in the UK’s maritime sector

Government minister Anna Soubry has heaped praise on Britain’s marine and maritime sectors and urged international businesses to invest in “the UK’s world-leading infrastructure and expertise”. The Minister of State...

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