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08.04.16

Admiral Sir Philip Jones takes over as First Sea Lord

The torch of Naval leadership today changed hands as Admiral Sir Philip Jones took over as Britain’s senior sailor and his predecessor, Admiral Sir George Zambellas, stepped down after 35 years' serving his nation. In the great cabin...

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29.03.16

Government announces new appointment to Acas

The government has announced the appointment of Michael Clancy as a new member to the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service Council. The government has today announced the appointment of a new member to the Advisory, Conciliation and A...

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29.03.16

CONSULTATION REMINDER - marine SPAs

A short reminder that the consultation on several potential Special Protection Areas (pSPAs) started on 21 January. The consultation is now 4 weeks from the deadline. All the consultation materials can be viewed at: Northumberlan...

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17.03.16

The race is on: campaign launched to name the UK’s state-of-the-art £200m polar research ship

Campaign launched to put forward names for a new polar research ship being built at the world-famous Cammell Laird shipyard on Merseyside. Shackleton. Endeavour. Falcon. These are just some of the names suggested for the UK’s next wo...

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14.03.16

Industry Code of Conduct for Maritime Autonomous Systems Launched by Marine Industries Alliance

The UK Marine Industries Alliance (MIA) has launched an industry Code of Conduct in respect of surface Maritime Autonomous Systems (MAS(S)).  The aim of the Code is to establish pan industry agreement on aspects of MAS(S) development, de...

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