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Brexit: Barnier rejects Britain’s plan for special border arrangement with Ireland 

Brexit: Barnier rejects Britain’s plan for special border arrangement with Ireland 

By Jite Eriabie  The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator said Britain’s plans for a special border arrangement with Ireland after it leaves the EU were...

Brexit - Freight forwarders want more detail on Customs proposals

Brexit: Freight forwarders want more detail on Customs proposals

Commenting on the first of what is likely to be a number of papers issued by the UK government over the next few days outlining its ambitions for Brexit, the UK trade...

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Greek shipowners urged to keep faith in UK post Brexit

Chairman of Maritime London, Lord Mountevans, along with 10 London shipping reps were in town for the 4th Greek-British Shipping Forum hosted by the ‘pro shipping’...

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EU ports at risk amid Brexit, says UK Chamber 

The UK Chamber of Shipping has warned that Brexit would have a wide impact on European ports saying that “the dangers to major EU ports has been understated.” The...

David Dingle CBE, Chairman of Maritime UK.

Maritime sector should promote its priorities during Brexit talks, says Maritime UK 

As negotiations begin on the UK’s departure from the European Union, Maritime UK reflected on the responsibility of the country’s maritime sector to promote its...

Post-Brexit Customs checks seen as ‘catastrophe’ for UK shipping

Post-Brexit Customs checks seen as ‘catastrophe’ for UK shipping

  The introduction of physical customs checks following Brexit would be a catastrophe for British ports and shipping and would likely reduce the volume of trade,...

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EU demands progress on Brexit divorce before trade talks

The European Union demanded that Britain make “sufficient progress” on its divorce before talks on a trade deal can start as it laid out its tough Brexit negotiating...

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Gulf Arab states push for UK free trade deal after Brexit 

Gulf Arab states are pressing for an early deal on free trade with Britain to secure preferential arrangements after Brexit, and could have a draft agreement ready...

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UK forwarders and Customs team up to monitor Brexit

The impact of Brexit on Customs clearance will be assessed by a high level committee of government and private executives to mitigate and address any potential fallout...

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UK turns to China to boost maritime ties ahead of Brexit

The UK is steering its way to China to foster maritime ties ahead of the looming triggering of Article 50 which will lead to the break up of its unity with the...

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Shipping should be concerned, not panic over Trump, Brexit

One of Cyprus’ leading shipping figures maintains that while global shipping has entered uncharted waters following the election of US president Donald Trump and...

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Brexit trade deal ‘could take 10 years’

A post-Brexit United Kingdom-European Union trade deal might take 10 years to finalise and still fail, Britain’s ambassador to the EU has privately told the...