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BIFA: Freight Forwarders remain ahead of the curve despite ongoing Brexit uncertainty

Whilst the UK government keeps working, pushing and grinding on to try again to make the case for its Brexit compromise, and MPs carry on hunting, and arguing for alternatives that could take the place of that compromise if it ultimately fails, the British International Freight Association (BIFA) is advising …

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EU security requirements in a no-deal scenario

ONE published an announcement about the security filing requirements in a Short Sea environment if the UK leaves the EU without a “Brexit” deal on March 29, 2019. The European Commission (EC) has confirmed that as from this date, the UK will be treated like any other non EU country …

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Brexit: How will the new tariff system work? (BBC)

A no-deal Brexit has always meant that the UK would have greater flexibility to set its own trade tariffs. The government has now set out its plans on how it would take advantage of that opportunity. It has said it will cut tariffs to zero on 87% of the goods …

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UK parliament rejects no-deal Brexit

MPs will vote on Thursday on delaying Brexit after they rejected the idea of leaving the EU without a deal. In a night of high drama in the Commons, MPs surprised the government and voted by 312 to 308 to reject a no-deal Brexit under any circumstances. The vote is …

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Rotterdam takes measures to control hard Brexit’s effects

The Port of Rotterdam Authority, the Municipality of Rotterdam, the Municipality of Vlaardingen and highways authority Rijkswaterstaat (Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management), are creating five new buffer parking sites. Trucks will be able to wait there temporarily if their customs documents have not been properly prepared for maritime …

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How Zeebrugge prepares for Brexit storm?

As Brexit comes closer and closer, the Port of Zeebrugge presents a solution to ease the flow of cargo to and from the UK, despite the additional fees which will be implemented after the Brexit deadline. The Belgian port is suggesting two tools to face the upcoming Brexit storm. The …

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Maersk: Keep calm and prepare for Brexit

Maersk’s article about upcoming Brexit: On 29th March 2019, the United Kingdom is set to leave the European Union (EU) as the result of the referendum held in June 2016. While there are still last negotiations ongoing between the two parties regarding terms of the separation, referred to commonly as Brexit, …

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UK Ports’ mega-plan for Post-Brexit period

The UK’s ports sector is laying out a ten-point plan of simple reforms that can turbo-charge UK’s ports industry at this vital time for trade in the UK and boost investment, jobs and prosperity in coastal communities all around the UK. The plan, developed by the UK Major Ports Group (UKMPG) in …

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British businesses: Too late for No-Deal preparations

British businesses feared that a no-deal Brexit will disrupt trade and cause damage despite government mitigation, and warned that it was too late to prepare for a no-deal scenario. Implications The British government has published a paper, “Implications for Business and Trade of a No Deal Exit on 29 March”, …

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Brexit: Closer than ever

Brexit: A merge of the words Brexit and exit. The shortland way of saying United Kingdom leaving the European Union. The crucial day of the Brexit decision was the 23rd day of June, 2016, when a referendum was held in the whole UK to decide whether they should leave or …

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