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
Prime Minister Theresa May holds the first Cabinet meeting of the new government at Downing Street in London. Picture date: Tuesday July 19, 2016
19 Jul 2016
Given the level of mistrust, disappointment, and frustration in the EU that the UK has chosen to go it alone, Britain's road to departure will not be smooth.
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.


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