News from the UK Government


New ship to boost safe navigation in UK seas

Travelling in UK waters will be safer than ever thanks to a new ship bought by the Department for Transport, to help other boats navigate our seas safely and smoothly. Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani marked the start of London International...

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Government hails maritime industry as lifeblood of global trade with launch of London International Shipping Week

Maritime trade will take centre stage this week as 20,000 industry leaders head to the capital for London International Shipping Week. Cabinet members including the Secretaries of State for Transport, International Trade and Defence as...

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Business Secretary launches £10 million Brexit readiness fund for business organisations

Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom today unveiled a £10 million grant scheme for business organisations and trade associations to support businesses in preparing for Brexit ahead of 31 October 2019. £10 million available to suppo...

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Calls for proposals - Horizon 2020

The Department for Transport has made a couple of calls for proposals from Horizon 2020, the EU’s framework programme for research and innovation. Decarbonising long distance shipping Improved Production and Maintenance Processes in...

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Maritime Minister announces new funding to teach young people about maritime

Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani announced £40,000 of funding for expanding the Why Shipping Matters programme during a lesson at St Peter’s London Docks Primary School today. The funding will allow the lessons to be developed for use...

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