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.
stormy skies above the Thames
15 Jul 2016
UK economy expected to suffer after Brexit, with uncertainty ‘a fact of life’ and London must embrace a new independent position
Britannia Seaways
14 Jul 2016
Profitable duty-free sales might return to ferries to the continent and Ireland from the UK
 James Cooper, ABP CEO and Chairman of the UK Major Ports Group
06 Jul 2016
Ports operator ready to support Britain’s transition and capitalise on the opportunities Brexit presents
Brexit contingencies already being implemented says Lloyd's CEO Inga Beale
30 Jun 2016
The London insurance market has urged the UK government to begin negotiations to exit the European Union immediately amid uncertainty over the question of whether they will retain their passporting rights.
28 Jun 2016
Executives and analysts are painting a generally positive post-Brexit picture for crude and product tanker owners, but are warning of negative implications for the dry bulk and container ship sectors.


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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