British Ports Association (BPA) has announced a new port futures project to examine emerging threats to and opportunities for British ports.
Cross-border trade facilitation has been neglected in Brexit negotiations, the British Ports Association’s (BPA) chief executive Richard Ballantyne has claimed.
The British Ports Association (BPA) will continue to engage with Brexit negotiators and seek to influence discussions in 2018.
Ports should be prioritised in the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy White Paper, British Ports Association’s (BPA) chief executive has said.
Some UK ports appear to be in a time warp and have a nine-to-five mentality, according to a survey of Dutch shipowners.
The Irish port of Dublin is to build new road layouts, put up inspection sheds for more Customs officers and set aside land for the queues of trucks it is expecting when the UK leaves the European Union.
UK Ports Minister John Hayes has declared that there is a thirst for trade with the UK from EU nations.
The British Ports Association (BPA) has called for a new debate on a free ports policy following a new report which urges the government to reconsider the option post-Brexit.
British Ports Association (BPA) chief executive, Richard Ballantyne, has warned against the distortion of competitive port markets with major public subsidies.
Trade facilitation, port zones and transport connectivity should be central pillars of the UK government’s post-Brexit trade and transport strategies, said Rodney Lunn, chairman of British Ports Association (BPA).
Following the signature of Article 50 which triggers the UK’s exit from the EU, UK ports are calling for trade facilitation, infrastructure investment and hinterland connectivity to be central pillars of the Brexit agreement.
Welcoming the launch of the UK government’s Industrial Strategy, British Ports Association (BPA) chief executive Richard Ballantyne has pressed for a greater focus on port connectivity and fast tracking of planning to help ports develop and grow.
The response from UK ports was muted to Theresa May’s long-awaited Brexit speech, which took place yesterday at Lancaster House, Westminster, in front of an audience of EU ambassadors.
The British Ports Association says that its focus will be on port zoning and improving communications in 2017, just some of its key priorities for the coming year.
The British Port Association (BPA) has called on ministers to introduce ‘port zoning’ in and around UK harbour areas to support jobs and trade post-Brexit.
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