The UK government has awarded a consortium of companies multi-million pound funding to develop hydrogen powered autonomous ships and a green shipping corridor.
The government has announced that £60m of funding will be made available to boost the innovation of green shipping technologies and help reach net zero targets.
A new campaign will be launched in March to inspire more girls to take up maritime careers that involve science technology, engineering and maths subjects.
The idea for the Thai Canal, often referred to as the Kra Canal, has been knocking around for quite some time. In fact, it was first proposed way back in 1677.
The truck will be deployed to haul shipping containers to and from cargo vessels. The Port of Immingham handles around 55 million tonnes of cargo every year.
The government has announced £45m funding to maintain its fleet of three research vessels. The investment is part of the wider National Shipbuilding Strategy.
In wintertime, a certain amount of sea freight ends up washed overboard when a vessel hits stormy waters, and occasionally a sinking vessel may have to be abandoned to the mercies of the ocean.
The Port of Dover has been successful in its bid to secure funding for the Green Corridor Short Straits (GCSS) feasibility study, it advises in a press release on their website.
Some routes are just the quickest and most direct way between two ports, and some are dictated by currents, tides, and coastal reefs. Here is a look at the five busiest shipping routes in the world.
Concern about the lack of suitably qualified candidates for maritime careers has led to calls for the introduction of a new maritime T-level in England.