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Ports concerned infrastructure funding won’t be sufficient and warning that timescales are becoming extremely challenging

The British Ports Association has responded to this week’s government Port Infrastructure Fund allocations, warning that timescales are tight and that more funding is be needed to ensure adequate border infrastructure is ready in time.

Ports welcome freeports milestone amid growing calls for the opportunities to be made available to all regions

The British Ports Association has today [Monday 16 November] welcomed the launch of the bidding process and the publication of the bidding prospectus for Freeports in England. The BPA have been promoting a port zoning economic vision that supports regional growth and prosperity akin to the Freeports strategy for several years.

British Ports Association examines the future of aerial drone activity in UK ports

Using an aerial drone to deliver light-weight parcels to ships, survey port infrastructure and ships, enhance search and rescue missions, and for additional security enforcement may be coming sooner than you realise for UK’s maritime sector. The British Ports Association has been looking at the implications for ports.