British Ports Association issued a report which highlights the various ways aerial drones may be used within the UK’s port sector, whether it is delivering parcels to ships, surveying infrastructure, enforcement or for leisure purposes.
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Following a letter by the chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove noting potential issues for freight traffic after the Brexit transition period, the British Ports Association responded to reasonable worst-case scenario assumptions.
While British Ports Association welcomed the new measures announced during the UK Chancellor’s Summer Statement on 8 July, it further highlighted the need for greater focus on coastal regions and green investment.
The British Ports Association (BPA) issued an economic recovery plan for the government, which highlights the important role ports have in the UK’s healing from the deepest economic condition.
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 COVID-19’s impact on the shipping industry, the British Ports Association has been in close contact with the government, assessing the impacts, providing a summary of which sectors have been mostly affected.
The British Government announced the implementation of an Emergency Bill to deal the with the COVID-19 pandemic; Now, the British Ports Association replied that keeping the UK’s global gateways open for trade should be a priority.
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.
The British Ports Association is calling for additional funding and support to be provided to UK local authority officials to prepare the country’s borders amid the coronavirus outbreak that shook the industry.
In light of the upcoming elections in the UK and the feeling of uncertainty, the British ports Association launched its six key policy priorities for the 2019 UK General Election, paying attention to a swift to Brexit, safety, planning, connectivity, making the most of UK maritime, and fisheries.
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