UKMPG welcomes the formal launch of the Harbour Masters Certificate on 13 November and the achievement of the first five successful candidates who have piloted the new process. The introduction of the certificate is recognition of the vital role which Harbour Masters play in promoting operational safety at our ports. It is also highly appropriate […]
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UKMPG Executive Director Richard Bird addressed a stakeholder event on the proposed European Port Services Regulation in Antwerp on 11 October. A summary of his speech is available here.
UKMPG greatly welcome the launch of the strategic partnership with Government on ports, launched on 9 September as part of London International Shipping Week. Richard Bird, UKMPG’s Executive Director, said: “We are especially pleased that this will involve Ministers from a range of Departments since the importance of ports is not always fully recognised in […]
The independent consultants Oxford Economics have produced a report on investment and productivity growth at UKMPG ports (available for download here). The report brings out the scale of the private investment which has been taking place, with investment – which has averaged around £300 million over the last 5 years – up by nearly 40% […]