Ports & Terminals News

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9 June 2022

Welcome Giorgio

SMI and Maritime UK have joined forces to increase their policy engagement with the appointment of Giorgio Buttironi.

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27 May 2022

Sir Ben Ainslie CBE - After Dinner Speaker at SMI Annual Dinner

This year, we are very pleased to welcome Sir Ben Ainslie CBE as our after dinner speaker.

25 May 2022

Members of the UK’s first Shipbuilding Skills Taskforce Announced

Members of the UK’s first Shipbuilding Skills Taskforce have been announced and we are delighted with the volume of members involved.

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14 April 2022

A&P Group Welcomes Cruise Ship MV Balmoral to Falmouth for Dry Docking

A&P Falmouth has welcomed cruise ship MV Balmoral to its facility for ship repair works. The 218-meter cruise ship, carries 1325 passengers and is operated by Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines.

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23 March 2022

UK Shipbuilding Taskforce Launched to Boost Skills and Jobs

The Department for Education (DfE) is calling on experts from the shipbuilding industry to apply to become a member of the first UK Shipbuilding Skills Taskforce.

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10 March 2022

Society of Maritime Industries welcomes 'huge step forward' as shipbuilding strategy releases

The Society of Maritime Industries is welcoming the publication of the National Shipbuilding Strategy refresh today by the Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Merseyside.  

8 February 2022

Awel y Môr: seabed mobility and scour assessment underway for new offshore wind farm

RWE Renewables has appointed ABPmer (of Associated British Ports Holdings Limited) to support the design of the Awel y Môr Offshore Wind Farm in the Irish Sea.

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2 November 2021

SMI Green Maritime Survey reveals big uptick in maritime engineering firms embracing decarbonisation

Our recent Green Maritime Survey reported a big increase in the number of companies embracing the decarbonisation agenda.The survey paints a picture of positive change in the industry with 85pc actioning green initiatives, two thirds actively involved in green research and developing green technologies and 78pc running incentives for staff to lower their environmental impact.

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Marine Autonomy Challenge (MAChallenge)

This exciting challenge is open to teams of students studying at UK universities. The first phase involves a video submission and the finals take place in November this year. Each qualifying team will be provided with an industry simulator to enable them to build the autonomous behaviours required to achieve a series of challenges.

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