UK to Adopt Regulations for Nuclear Powered Commercial Ships

The UK is posed to enact legislation later this year to provide the structure necessary to support the use of nuclear power in merchant shipping. Based on the belief that interest is growing in the potential use of nuclear power as a means to address the decarbonization challenge for the maritime industry, the UK’s Department for Transportation and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency are taking final steps toward the enactment of the Merchant Shipping (Nuclear Ships) Regulations.

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