7 January 2016
Today, along with our industry partners the UK Major Ports Group, the BPA Chairman and Director met with the UK Ports Minister Robert Goodwill to discuss a number of issues facing the ports industry.
31 December 2015
The BPA is delighted to see that our Chairman Andrew Moffat has been awarded a CBE in the New Year’s honours for services to the north east’s economy and UK ports.
18 November 2015
Our Scottish Parliamentary maritime reception held at Holyrood on the 18th November proved to be the best attended ever with strong representation from MSPs, ports and shipping as well as leading figures from the freight, environmental and training sectors.
22 October 2015
In the wake of the UK Government’s recently published Draft Wales Bill which included proposals to transfer most ports policy functions to the Welsh Assembly Government, the Welsh Ports Group (who represent the interests of ports across Wales) have commented.
25 September 2015
The British Ports Association and South West Regional Ports Association held a joint reception for representatives from Local Enterprise Partnerships, MPs, local authorities and decision makers to launch a new brochure on ports in the South West.
10 August 2015
The BPA will be hosting a Parliamentary Maritime Reception for MSPs and invited guests in Holyrood, Edinburgh on Wednesday 18th November 2015.
8 August 2015
BPA and the South West Regional Ports Association (SWRPA) will jointly host a reception in Plymouth on the morning of 25 September to showcase the economic contribution made by ports in the South West region.
28 July 2015
As part of London International Shipping Week the BPA and UK Major Ports Group will hold a joint reception at our Park Street offices on the evening of Wednesday 9 September.
23 June 2015
The BPA welcomes the appointment of the new Ports Minster, Robert Goodwill, in the Government’s Ministerial appointments today. Mr Goodwill, the MP for Scarborough and Whitby, was a DfT Minister under the last Government, but previously responsible for aviation and roads.
13 May 2015
Along with partners in the Maritime UK network, the BPA has commissioned a study on the economic value and contribution of the UK ports industry and the results have now been published.