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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.

BPA to host 5G workshop

The British Ports Association is pleased to organise a short targeted online workshop for port CEOs, infrastructure, technical, operational, strategy, marine and finance professionals looking at opportunities for 5G in the port environment.