The British Ports Association
We represent the interests of UK ports to the various tiers of national and devolved governments in the UK and internationally.
Challenges and optimism: Mixed views from ports industry on business outlook
The British Ports Association (BPA), the national body for ports and harbours, is today publishing their latest Business Confidence survey…
Statement on Port Congestion Issues
Most UK ports are busy but operating normally. Responding to the recent attention on container port issues the British Ports…
Industry Alarmed As Spat Between Governments Threatens Investment In Scottish Ports
The British Ports Association has expressed alarm at the continuing failure of the UK and Scottish governments to agree a unified approach…
the British Ports Association
The British Ports Association is the national membership body for ports.
We represent the interests of operators that handle 86% of all UK port traffic, to Westminster and devolved Governments, and other national and international bodies.
We are an inclusive and progressive association, open to all and committed to the fair treatment of ports up and down the country.
As our membership comprises many ports, terminal operators and port facilities, all of varying size, location and nature, the Association is able to draw upon a wide range of experience and knowledge to represent its members’ interests.
We also have a strong network of Associate Members who add much to the value of membership.