The British Ports Association’s New Year statement has outlined priorities for 2020.
The EU Withdrawal Agreement will mean new border controls for freight operators, which will be a major challenge for parts of the UK logistics sector.
BPA is anticipating potential opportunities to influence the expected deregulation drive which may include shaping any new infrastructure and fisheries funding, as well as State Aid rules and port service regulations.
BPA also expects the Government to implement a Free Ports policy encouraging an inclusive port zoning strategy.
When Brexit ceases to dominate the headlines, sustainability will be near the top of the political agenda for the next decade.