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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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.
 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.
Traders and a screen showing the front page of British newspaper Daily Mail
24 Jun 2016
Shares in shipping companies listed in Europe closed sharply lower but near the day’s highs following a plunge after the news that leave had won the British referendum
24 Jun 2016
UK Chamber of Shipping leads the calls for calm as maritime interests across the country face up to the impact of the Brexit referendum result


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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