15 March 2017
Speaking at the Freight Transport Association’s post-Brexit “Keep Britain Trading” conference in London the Ports Association’s Chief Executive Richard Ballantyne made the case a frictionless trade agreement between the UK and EU following Brexit.
8 March 2017
Commenting on today’s Budget announcement in Westminster, British Ports Association Chief Executive Richard Ballantyne welcomed further information on the “National Productivity Investment Fund”, which details transport funding for regional schemes such as pinch-points and roads projects.
2 February 2017
The British Ports Association has responded to the Governments “Draft Airports Policy Statement”
26 January 2017
Following the Prime Minister’s speech on the Government’s objectives for the Brexit negotiations, the debate on what the UK’s future trade and customs policy will look like.
26 January 2017
The Herald newspaper has published a special supplement feature on the ambitions of the Scottish ports industry.
23 January 2017
Welcoming the launch of Government’s Industrial Strategy, British Ports Association Chief Executive Richard Ballantyne has pressed for a greater focus on port connectivity and fast tracking of planning to help ports develop and grow.
19 January 2017
Chief Executive Richard Ballantyne responds to the Prime Minister’s Brexit speech this week.
12 January 2017
British Ports Association looking to challenges and opportunities in 2017 with new team.
31 December 2016
Congratulations go to the Port of Wells Harbour Master, Robert Smith, the Bristol Port Company’s Managing Director David Ord and Don Cockrill of the UK Maritime Pilots Association for their very well-deserved recognition in the New Year’s Honours list.
20 December 2016
BPA chairman calls for “port zoning” strategy, Port Service Regulation, Brexit and CPS free port proposal.