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, Brexit was unexpected. The Fairplay team is tracking the implications of this milestone decision for the maritime industry within the UK and further afield.



News & Analysis

Nusrat Ghani MP
25 Jan 2018
Nusrat Ghani has been appointed as a parliamentary undersecretary of state at the UK Department for Transport following a cabinet reshuffle by prime minister Theresa May.  
Mark Dickinson
20 Dec 2017
The European Commission has warned that UK seafarer certificates will no longer be automatically recognised by the remaining 27 EU member states.
Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker
11 Dec 2017
Agreement is viewed as making progress towards a final withdrawal deal that many feel may result in the UK following the current method of trade as closely as possible.
Britannia will set up operations in Luxembourg.
06 Dec 2017
The Britannia Club is the latest of the six major UK domiciled P&I Clubs to announce it is to form a new European insurance operation in order to be able to access the single market after the UK leaves the European Union in March 2019.
Jens Nielsen at relaunch of ABP Property speaking at the Gherkin, London
06 Dec 2017
ABP Property, the development arm of Britain’s biggest ports company ABP, has relaunched its GBP3.5 billion (USD4.6 billion) business to showcase its 21 locations around the United Kingdom.


Brexit has created uncertainty for maritime, but London will continue to serve shipping success.  

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