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Ports Glad to see Freight Connections Prioritised in Interim Connectivity Review, but Warn Against ‘Unfeasible’ Proposals of a Fixed Link Between NI and the Rest of the UK

The British Ports Association (BPA) has today welcomed much of the contents of Sir Peter Hendy’s interim Union Connectivity Review report, which acknowledges the critical need for strong freight and passenger links between the four nations of the UK.

Lowest passenger numbers in 60 years; ports industry calls for Government to instil confidence in travellers as part of their roadmap out of the pandemic

Analysis of the Department for Transport’s 2020 sea passenger data by the British Ports Association (BPA) has shown that last year ports saw the lowest number of short-sea international passengers since 1962.