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British Ports Association comments on likelihood of a ‘no deal’ Brexit

Following the publication of separate research by Maritime UK and the Institute of Directors which found that many business leaders think that a ‘no deal’ Brexit outcome is now likely, the British Ports Association’s Chief Executive, Richard Ballantyne has called for renewed emphasis on cross border trade facilitation.

BPA Comments on new 'Facilitated Customs Arrangement' and Policy Exchange Report on Post-Brexit Prospects for Ports

Responding to the report by the Policy Exchange on ‘Prospects for trade and Britain’s maritime ports’ and commenting on the Government’s Facilitated Customs Arrangement proposals the British Ports Association’s Chief Executive, Richard Ballantyne said

British Ports: Government’s post Brexit fisheries vision is still unclear following Fisheries White Paper; disappointing lack of focus on fishing ports and infrastructure

The British Ports Association has responded to the Government’s Fisheries White Paper, published today, which should have more focus on ports and infrastructure. These gateways are vital enablers of the Government’s post-Brexit vision however key concerns for the industry remain unanswered.

British ports call for infrastructure investment to match EU grants post-Brexit

As the European ports industry gathers in Rotterdam this week for the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) Annual Conference, the British Ports Association has urged the UK Government to ensure that public transport and infrastructure funding are increased post-Brexit to help UK freight operators and ports compete.