UK Shipping Industry Demands Net-Zero By 2050

    In a landmark decision, the UK shipping industry has agreed that the international shipping sector must pursue a net-zero carbon emissions target by 2050.

    International regulations require the global shipping industry to cut their emissions by 50% compared to 2008 levels. But the UK Chamber of Shipping has now confirmed it wants the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to double this target and commit to net-zero emissions by 2050.

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    Environmental Resolution

    The UK Chamber of Shipping and its members are committed to continuously reduce shipping’s footprint on the environment and protect it for present and future generations. 

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    UK Chamber Annual Dinner 2022

    The Annual Dinner 2022, will be held on 7 February 2022 at JW Marriott Grosvenor House.

    The premier black tie event in the shipping calendar will be an opportunity to network with colleagues and celebrate recent achievements. Last year's event attracted around 800 influential guests from across the industry. 

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    Practical Guidance for Shipping companies on Improving mental wellbeing

    The UK Chamber of Shipping has launched a new Practical Guidance for Shipping Companies on Improving Mental Health.

    New guidance provides details of what shipping companies can do to help employees both at sea and ashore.

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    UK Chamber of Shipping and Nautilus welcome government amendment on Nationality & Borders Bill

    After extensive lobbying from the UK Chamber of Shipping and Nautilus International, the Government has confirmed it has tabled an amendment to the new Nationality and Borders Bill expressly exempting seafarers from criminal prosecution who are required by law to rescue people at sea.

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    Introducing Making Waves: The Future of Shipping

    Committed to a cleaner future, the global shipping industry is undergoing a transformative journey. 'Making Waves: The Future of Shipping' an exclusive new programme produced in collaboration with CWP, shines a spotlight on the efforts already underway and sends a clear call for continued ambitious action in order to decarbonise.

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    UK Chamber signs Global Maritime Forum Call to Action on shipping decarbonisation

    The UK Chamber of Shipping has become the latest organisation to sign the Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonisation which urges world leaders to align shipping with the Paris Agreement temperature goal.

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    COP26: Launch of Clydebank Declaration

    At COP26 in Glasgow, the Government has launched the Clydebank Declaration. 19 countries have declared their ambition and intent to support the establishment of green shipping corridors – zero-emission shipping routes between 2 ports.

  • Recent news

  • The issues and complexities with the government’s travel restrictions has been a major issue for the Chamber and our members over the last 22 months. But this week felt like a major moment as the government announced the easing of restrictions, bringing travel back towards near normality for fully-vaccinated people.

  • With just over three weeks to go before our Annual Dinner, we have confirmed Seapeak, formerly known as Teekay, as our final Bronze sponsor. We are also delighted to announce that The Mission to Seafarers will be our chosen charity for the event. The Mission to Seafarers provides help and support to the 1.5 million crew members who face danger every day supporting the global economy.

  • Teekay LNG is rebranding as Seapeak, further to the completion of an acquisition by investment firm, Stonepeak. Seapeak, one of the world's largest marine energy transportation, storage & production companies, will be one of the Bronze sponsors for the UK Chamber of Shipping’s 2022 Annual Dinner.

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