The British Ports Association (BPA) launches a new review of UK port connectivity to highlight to government and local authorities where investment in infrastructure can be concentrated during the post-COVID-19 era.
British Port Association along with the risk management firm Astaara launched a white paper focused on the cyber attacks of shipping companies and the strategies to promote cyber security in ports.
The British Ports Association published new data according to which 36% of UK ports feel confident about their business outlook over the next 12 months and 86% reported either substantial or severe impacts on shipping and customer activities
Following the COVID-19 outbreak, British Ports Association (BPA) welcomed UK decision to extend Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme for additional four months, meaning until October 2020.
Following the global quarantine and lockdown measures, the British Ports Authority (BPA) launched a new information resource for the UK ports managing the COVID-19 crisis.
In light of the coronavirus situation, the British Ports Association (BPA) conducted a letter in which requested additional support from Port Health authorities, in order to avoid the spread of the disease.
In fact, it is said that if driverless HGVs were to replace much of the UK’s conventional lorry and container transport within a generation, they would transform the way the RORO market works in Great Britain.
The British Ports Association has issued its annual New Year’s message picking out some expected highlights for UK port authorities and operators in 2020. Whilst the terms of the Brexit deal will no doubt continue to dominate, the BPA outlines the key priorities for 2020 to be: Sustainability, energy transition, regional growth, connectivity, innovation, safety, people & skills, regulatory review and port ‘impact’ to be major themes.
On October 23, 39 bodies of Chinese nationals were found in a refrigerated truck trailer just outside the Purfleet freight terminal, a ro/ro freight ferry port, 18 miles outside of London on the River Thames. The British Ports Association commented on these findings, saying that ‘we were horrified to see the events in Essex.’
BPA issued a report compiling some examples of community and stakeholder initiatives across UK ports, in a bid to highlight the work ports are doing to benefit their communities. Ports are critical to the UK economy, handling 95% of UK trade and directly employing over 115,000 people.
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