Shipping industry

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Foggy future for Arctic shipping as sea ice melts
By 2100 increased fogginess caused by global warming could add days to travel in the region

Kate Ravilious

01, Jun, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Council on hook ‘for £10m’ over border post left in limbo by Brexit
The £25m port facility was built to fit government plans but stands empty while new border strategy is delayed

Joanna Partridge

30, May, 2023 @8:40 AM

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Shipping in the Arctic faces a foggy future as sea ice melts
Risks increase for sea traffic as disappearance of ice due to climate change leaves vast areas of ocean prone to fog

Jeremy Plester

25, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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P&O Ferries: prospect of fine over mass sackings is ‘less than remote’
Dubai-owned ferry operator predicts inquiry into its sacking of 786 workers last year will not result in ‘related economic outflow’

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

25, Apr, 2023 @12:40 PM

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Boats, barges and big bills – the asylum options being chewed over in Whitehall
Former military bases and cruise ships are among alternatives to hotels to house people seeking asylum in UK

Rajeev Syal Home affairs editor

29, Mar, 2023 @6:13 PM

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Home Office planning to house asylum seekers on disused cruise ships
Exclusive: Ministers facing growing anger from Tory backbenchers over use of hotels in their constituencies

Pippa Crerar and Rajeev Syal

28, Mar, 2023 @10:00 PM

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Cargo ships powered by wind could help tackle climate crisis
Shipping produces a significant portion of the world’s greenhouse gases but new technology offers solutions to cut fuel use

Jeremy Plester

23, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Pressure grows on shipping industry to accept carbon levy
World Bank among those urging levy to fund climate action in developing world and encourage fleets to upgrade

Fiona Harvey environment editor

22, Mar, 2023 @1:21 PM

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Australia’s $3bn Aukus bill to boost US and UK industry may go even higher
Defence industry minister Pat Conroy admits ‘scope’ for extra costs and that local shipbuilder ASC may not win contract for British-designed boats

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

21, Mar, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘Global greedflation’: big firms ‘driving shopping bills to record highs’
Analysis by UK union shows large corporations have improved profits with price rises in cost of living crisis

Phillip Inman

12, Mar, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Search to resume in morning after tug capsizes on River Clyde
Coastguard stands down from surface search for vessel with two crew as police say their efforts will restart on Saturday

Nadeem Badshah

24, Feb, 2023 @11:14 PM

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UN urged to help hundreds of seafarers trapped on ships in Ukrainian ports
Ships have been essential to enable safe passage of grain but more than 300 crew remain stuck on vessels that are key targets

Karen McVeigh

22, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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