Media Centre

The UK ports industry plays a key role in the country’s economy as 95% of the UK’s international trade – imports and exports – is carried through British ports, handling 500 million tonnes of freight and 60 million passengers each year. 

The British Ports Association represents the interests of over 100 port members, covering more than 400 ports, terminal operators and port facilities. This page contains the latest news and reaction from the BPA on topical issues. Please use the contacts listed below for interview and comment requests as well as further background information.


Media Contacts

Mark Simmonds – Director of Policy & External Affairs
Phone, SMS, Whatsapp: 07387090955 (inc. out of hours)
Mark is the main liaison for enquiries

British Daily Newspapers

BPA Press Releases

Read our latest press releases and news items