The global shipping industry is calling for governments to tax its carbon emissions.
The government announced in March that several Free Ports, sometimes called Free Trade Zones, would be opening in the UK
Construction orders for containerships have set new records during March 2021, according to a report in Maritime Executive.
A giant container ship that become lodged sideways in the Suez Canal has caused delays in global shipping traffic which could reverberate for months.
A critical shortage of shipping containers has led to a spike in cargo fees, which has sent shockwaves throughout global supply chains.
The stranded Ever Given mega-container ship in the Suez Canal is reportedly holding up an estimated £7 billion of goods each day.
A virtual conference opened on 17 March to explore ways the shipping and maritime industry can help to mitigate the effects of climate change.
The government’s interim Union Connectivity Review has acknowledged the need for faster and higher capacity freight connections around the UK.
The BPA has said the announcement of eight new freeports in last week’s Budget was a welcome move, but it wants to see many more.
A new direct shipping route between the UK and Morocco has been devised as a means of overcoming the obstacles to the transport of goods to and from Britain following Brexit.