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.



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Stena Forerunner
05 Nov 2018
Leading European ro-ro operators and ports are investing in additional vessel and terminal capacity in anticipation of rising volumes while simultaneously preparing for the potential disruptive effect of the UK leaving the EU
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.
18 Sep 2016
The annual conference of the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) was dominated by the potential impact of the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union.
Concerns that Brexit will end the current passporting system
12 Aug 2016
A number of P&I clubs have begun moves to potentially re-domicile in the European Union amid fears that the UK’s exit from the EU will come at the cost of its passporting rights.


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