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Returning to resilience – “bouncing forward”

The last two years have seen numerous stories of supply chain disruption following Covid, the blockage of the Suez canal, and war in Ukraine. What does this mean for the wider UK ports industry? And where can we achieve greater resilience in the face of continuing disruptions? Tim Morris explains his take in this blog for UKMPG.

Ports – a vital foundation for the UK’s carbon and capture revolution

With lofty ambitions for carbon capture playing a central role in national goals for net zero carbon emissions, what is required from the ports sector? And how can CCS assist in 'levelling up' coastal communities? Tim Morris discusses these questions in this blog for UKMPG.

Unleashing the potential of the UK’s coast

On the 22nd February, UKMPG sponsored a Maritime UK seminar exploring what 'levelling up' could mean for the UK coastline. Tim Morris explains the challenges and possible solutions that arose from the event.

The Elephant in the Call for Evidence Room

One week after the call for evidence on shore-power, senior policy lead Alex Pepper looks into the concerning lack of government funding for the scheme and global examples of successful partnerships across Europe.

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