Just a small selection of news highlights that we covered on Westward Shipping News in 2023. That started with the launch of our Look Back Gallery pictures across our social media platforms and website.
IN an exclusive interview with Westward Shipping News in February 2023, Devon businessman and owner of Drake’s Island Morgan Phillips talks about the Jewel in Plymouth’s tourist crown Drake’s Island.
THE British government announced £34 million in cash to support new technologies and innovative ideas – as part of the ‘Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition (CMDC). The substantial investment aims to increase the transition to a sustainable and low-carbon maritime sector while still promoting UK economic growth, say maritime experts.
The CMDC programme has now reached £129 million with this latest round of funding, and the UK’s strong commitment to achieving net zero goals.
Associated British Ports (APB) are the owners and operators of Millbay Docks that covers over 50 acres of port estate, and is home to Brittany Ferries that celebrated earlier this year 50 years of the first ferry services between Plymouth and France on January 2, 1973.