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Coronavirus hits global shipping

Sea freight transport, the lifeblood of trade and a bellwether of the global economy, has been blown off course by the COVID-19 outbreak, sparking general alarm.

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US ambassador visits Port of Liverpool

Liverpool’s importance in the future of transatlantic trade has received an important endorsement with a visit from the US ambassador to the UK to discuss commercial opportunities.


Optimarin secures fleet agreement with DOF

Optimarin, a ballast water treatment company (BWT), has signed a fleet agreement with DOF for the installation of 16 Optimarin Ballast Systems (OBS), with an option to extend the contract to 50 vessels in total across a range of advanced PSV, Subsea and AHTS vessels.


UK ports calling for funding for local preparedness for the Coronavirus

Following the Health Secretary’s recent statement that the Coronavirus represents a “serious and imminent threat” to public health, the British Ports Association is calling for more funding and support to be given to UK local authority officials to prepare its borders.