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.



News & Analysis

Lloyd's building, London
20 Apr 2017
Marine insurers and P&I clubs in the United Kingdom have been told to prove they are already making plans for a “worse possible” Brexit scenario.
Lloyd's building, London
20 Apr 2017
London enjoys a monopolistic position in the financial services sector and the European Union will not live with a situation of having a financial centre over whose regulation it has no power, Munich Re's Michael Menhard tells Lloyd's event.
Ships move 95% of UK trade, notes UK Chamber of Shipping.
07 Feb 2017
Uncertainties of Brexit acknowledged at UK Chamber of Shipping dinner, but opportunities for shipping are seen too.
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


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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