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British Ports Association urging final push with important UK-wide marine safety compliance exercise

Ahead of the deadline of the current UK Port Marine Safety Code compliance exercise, the British Ports Association has called on all UK ports, harbours and marine facilities to report through to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency to maintain the credibility of the important port safety tool.

Ports Glad to see Freight Connections Prioritised in Interim Connectivity Review, but Warn Against ‘Unfeasible’ Proposals of a Fixed Link Between NI and the Rest of the UK

The British Ports Association (BPA) has today welcomed much of the contents of Sir Peter Hendy’s interim Union Connectivity Review report, which acknowledges the critical need for strong freight and passenger links between the four nations of the UK.

BPA welcomes Brexit trade deal but warns there will still be major changes for our trade with Europe

Responding to the news that the EU and the UK had reached an outline agreement on a future post Brexit deal the British Ports Association has welcomed the continued tariff free trade but suggested that there will still be major impacts at the end of the transition. Commenting the British Ports Association Chief Executive Richard Ballantyne said: