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Brexit

Brexit raises questions for the maritime industry over the new relationship between the UK and EU. As one of the great maritime cities of the world, London’s future will be affected by Brexit, but quite how is unclear

Brexit

Viewpoint: A breath of sea air

It is not unreasonable to point out to politicians that almost all of the factors that caused the disappearance of so much of the UK shipping industry in the latter years of the 20th century remain

Maritime UK calls for Brexit resolution to allow focus to move on

‘We hope that the result of this UK general election provides stability and a clear way forward for the country on Brexit. What we — and the rest of the economy whose trade we enable — need is certainty, stability and predictability,’ says Harry Theochari

UK Chamber says political demands will pay for themselves

‘I sense that shipping is very much to the fore of politicians’ minds, because of the importance that shipping represents to the UK as an island nation,’ says Bob Sanguinetti

Chamber of Shipping publishes election demands

‘We want to see greater investment across the UK in research and development so we can lead the world in developing the technologies of tomorrow’ — chief executive Bob Sanguinetti

The Interview: George Economou

The Greek shipping magnate has just taken his signature Nasdaq-listed company DryShips private after 15 roller-coaster years. A good moment to take stock of a flamboyant career, but while opening up on past moves Mr Economou’s attention is still relentlessly on the future

Brexit extension relieves pressure on UK logistics sector

Latest Brexit delay should not trigger a renewed drive by shippers to secure more warehouse space

The Interview: Lord Mountevans

He’s the grandson of a man who survived the Scott of the Antarctic expedition and went on to write the rules of professional wrestling. But after half a century in shipping, Lord Mountevans has his own claim to fame as a figurehead for London’s maritime cluster.

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Shipping and the law

The Podcast is in Naples this week as our law and insurance expert David Osler talks over the legal challenges of autonomy, Brexit and 2020 sulphur rules with some of the shipping industry’s finest legal minds. Featuring this week are: Mans Jacobsson, the now-retired former director of the International Oil Pollution Compensation funds; Tiejha Smyth, a solicitor who now works as deputy director of freight, demurrage and defence at North Group; James Leabeater QC and Hamish McRae, one of Britain’s best-known economics journalists

Businesses remain unprepared for no-deal Brexit

Guidance published to advise importers and exporters on questions to ask of freight forwarders

UK to uphold Maritime Labour Convention after EU exit

‘The Maritime Labour Convention is a vital pillar of international law and we are pleased to see its inclusion in the Withdrawal Agreement Bill,’ said the Chamber of Shipping

Brexit deal proposes ‘border in the Irish Sea’ arrangement

‘This deal does deviate substantially from the previous administration’s withdrawal agreement. This will mean that in longer term the UK and EU’s customs systems could be dealigned,’ says Richard Ballantyne of BPA

Perils of ‘obscure’ shipping regulations flagged

UK manufacturing representative warns of the potential issues that still linger, despite government preparations for leaving the European Union on World Trade Organisation terms

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