The British Ports Association (BPA) has backed the idea of a customs partnership as the UK’s post-Brexit customs setup, saying that it “looks to be the [UK Government option on the table for new customs arrangements] that will have least impact at the border”.
The British Ports Association (BPA) has written to UK Prime Minister Theresa May to call for finance guarantees for any new border facilities and digital infrastructure that may be required following the country’s departure from the European Union.
An agreement to reduce shipping CO2 emissions by “at least” 50% on 2008 levels by 2050 has been welcomed by global port authorities.
Like it or not, Brexit continues to dominate the agenda for the UK ports sector, reports Felicity Landon
New research shows that UK ports and terminals have an estimated £1.7bn of port infrastructure investment in the development pipeline.
The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has published the new Ports Good Governance Guidance which advises ports to be transparent, accountable and proactive in communicating information.
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.
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