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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


Not all UK-bound ro-ro freight is Brexit compliant

A spokesman for Dutch trade body for road transport companies and logistics service providers Transport en Logistiek Nederlandsays some hauliers have adopted a ‘wait and see’ attitude to a WTO Brexit scenario

The Interview: Vincent Power

The newly elected chairman of the European Maritime Law Organisation hopes to broaden the scope of interest beyond competition law to cover all aspects of maritime regulation

Holyhead ‘unprepared for no-deal Brexit’

Holyhead port, a major link in the UK landbridge between Ireland and Europe, is not ready for a no-deal Brexit, argues Welsh road freight company Gwynedd Shipping. The port’s manager says it has taken all the steps it can in readiness for a WTO Brexit

WTO Brexit ‘threatens UK’s maritime legal standing’

While the future relationship between the UK and European Union is still uncertain, leaving the EU without an agreement may affect the venue for future maritime litigation in the UK and Scandinavia, according to one lawyer

UK government reveals updated plans to contend with WTO Brexit

The UK has confirmed that under the terms of a WTO Brexit, it would not impose border checks on goods from the EU. The government is confident the UK will not suffer food shortages whatever transpires

Gothenburg issues Brexit customs warning

No need to panic, says port authority chief, as Gothenburg insists that customs clearances will have to be obtained before goods can enter the port

Liverpool posts significant growth in maritime economic contribution

Shipping and marine engineering provide financial reward for Liverpool as investment in the region’s maritime sector tops £1.4bn

UK’s revised Brexit plan calls for intra-customs clearance on Irish Sea

‘We will potentially need to create border infrastructure and complexity at even more UK ports than we’re currently anticipating. None of this, sadly, should be treated lightly’ — UK Major Ports Group chief executive Tim Morris

Dover faces 60% drop in trade under no-deal Brexit

Transport minister George Freeman has said the UK government is working on the assumption that a no-deal Brexit would cut traffic through Britain’s main port for trade with Continental Europe by up to 60% for three months

Dover ‘working on business as usual Brexit’, chief executive says

‘Business as usual, means Dover as usual and that is what we have been working on’ — Doug Bannister

New grants handed out for UK ports’ post-Brexit preparations

As taxpayer cash is handed out to ports, the UK Major Ports Group says the key message to British business must be ‘get ready for Brexit’ regardless of the political debate

UK Brexit freight and ports contracts start to emerge

New framework provides a list of eight freight operators who could transport critical goods such as medicines after October 31. Elsewhere, post-Brexit port infrastructure contracts are understood to be announced imminently

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