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
Bob Sanguinetti
16 May 2018
One of Sanguinetti’s biggest challenges will be negotiating the perils and pitfalls presented by the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union in March next year.
UK and EU flags
30 Apr 2018
The Brexit debate has sparked a far more heated and uncertain phase that will dominate the political agenda.
port of dover
21 Mar 2018
Port and vessel operators are concerned that the UK could leave the EU Customs Union after Brexit
Ro-ro vehicle terminal
16 Mar 2018
German experts have warned that border requirements after Brexit may disrupt ro-ro vehicle freight routes and transhipment, leading to challenges. 
UK shipping minister Nusrat Ghani
02 Mar 2018
Striving for frictionless borders and boosting the attractiveness of the UK flag are top priorities for UK shipping minister Nusrat Ghani.


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