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UK ports receive funds to prepare for Brexit

UK ports receive funds to prepare for Brexit

16 ports across England will receive a share of a multi million funding pot to help their preparations for Brexit on October 31. The UK’s Department for Transport...

‘£10m Brexit fund for English ports a tiny amount of money’

‘£10m Brexit fund for English ports a tiny amount of money’

The government is expected to open a £10m Brexit fund for English ports but, with grants limited to £1m per marine gateway, industry figures dismissed the proposal as...

UK to establish free ports after Brexit

UK to establish free ports after Brexit

The United Kingdom is intending to establish up to ten “free ports” that would drive growth after the UK leaves the EU on October 31. The free ports are envisioned...

CMA CGM, IKEA to test marine biofuel on containership

Brexit: Shipping firms dump British flag

Companies are leaving Britain’s shipping registry due to uncertainty over Britain’s departure from the European Union and future commercial arrangements with the...

Britain agrees Brexit trade deal with South Korea

Britain agrees Brexit trade deal with South Korea

Britain said on Monday that it had concluded a trade deal with South Korea to maintain links after Brexit. International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has agreed on a...

Britain agrees Brexit trade deal with South Korea

Britain agrees Brexit trade deal with South Korea

Britain said on Monday that it had concluded a trade deal with South Korea to maintain links after Brexit. International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has agreed on a...

U.K. cancels no-deal Brexit ferry contracts 

U.K. cancels no-deal Brexit ferry contracts 

The U.K. government canceled contracts for additional shipping in the event of a no-deal Brexit, a move likely to increase pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May over...

Brexit: Britain loses command of anti-piracy mission to Spain

Brexit: Britain loses command of anti-piracy mission to Spain

Spain has taken over the command of a European Union (EU) maritime mission that combats piracy off the coast of Somalia from took over from Britain.  Spanish Vice...

French customs officers begin strike over Brexit

French customs officers begin strike over Brexit

Lorry queues stretched back for miles at the port of Calais in France on Tuesday as border officials worked to rule in protest over Brexit. French customs officials have...

Potential impact of Brexit on the maritime industry 

BREXIT: A time bomb ticking in Wales

There’s an ominous number that keeps coming up in conversations among workers at the port handling the bulk of trade between the U.K. and Ireland: “the 29th.”...

UK cancels Brexit ferry deal with craps Seaborne Freight

UK cancels Brexit ferry deal with Seaborne Freight

The British government has terminated a contract with Seaborne Freight to provide extra ferries in the event of a no-deal Brexit that would see Britain leave the...

UK to ease Customs checks on EU goods in case of Brexit deadlock 

UK to ease Customs checks on EU goods in case of Brexit deadlock 

Most goods arriving from the European Union will be allowed into Britain without full customs checks for at least three months if it leaves the bloc without an exit...