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

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
Unifeeder logo
02 Aug 2018
The new loop will be operated with one cellular vessel, yet to be nominated, with an effective capacity of 350-400 teu and complement Unifeeder’s existing services from Rotterdam to UK ports.
IUA headquarters
25 Jul 2018
The United Kingdom’s break from the European Union affects insurers, brokers, and clients in varying ways, according to the chairman of the International Underwriting Association.
EU and UK flag brexit
25 Jul 2018
European rules and regulations will continue to apply to the United Kingdom until 2021 under the terms of implementation lasting two years after the date of Brexit.
17 Jul 2018
Fears that the negotiations that will lead to the UK leaving the EU next March will result in delays at ports and borders were not allayed by the UK's shipping minister Nusrat Ghani’s inability to guarantee frictionless trade following the conclusion of negotiations.  
Brexit protester outside Parliament
12 Jul 2018
“Disappointed” that the Brexit white paper contained no proposals to ensure mutual market access after March 2019, marine insurers vow to engage with government to establish a way forward in the long term.


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