A landmark referendum over the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union has ended in victory for those in favour of leaving the EU.

For many in shipping, the Brexit was unexpected. The IHS Fairplay team will been navigating the implications of this milestone move for the maritime industry within the UK and further afield.



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The London insurance market believes the UK election results will be bad for business.
09 Jun 2017
The London insurance market believes the UK election results will be bad for business.
Europa managing director Andrew Baxter
27 Jan 2017
The UK government has called on logistics executives to assess the impact that Brexit will have on customs clearance for freight shipments.
Prime Minister Theresa May outlined the UK's strategy for leaving the EU
18 Jan 2017
UK-based marine insurers now risk losing access to write business across the European Union.
10 Jan 2017
Firms need to sit down and examine what Brexit might mean for them and their operational strategy going forwards, warns Aon's David Mahoney
Market insiders say the Lloyd’s is set to choose Paris as its European home
06 Jan 2017
The future role of London as a marine insurance centre has been thrown into doubt as speculation about the possible ramifications of the UK’s exit from the European Union begins to rise.
Picture Dave Matcham CEO IUA
19 Oct 2016
The marine insurance sector was the major loser in 2015 as it fell from the second biggest class of underwriting to third place, having been overtaken by liability business for the year – and Brexit has the potential to put billions of pounds of premium at risk.


Now that we know when the Brexit clock will start ticking, the United Kingdom’s maritime services sector must refine its action plan and ensure it takes a leading role. 

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