The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is only just beginning to be revealed in figures, but there are signs of recovery on the horizon for certain sectors, according to an analysis published by the BPA and specialist analysts PCLP.
The British Ports Association has published new research examining the barriers to shore power in UK ports, setting out three proposals to support the industry to meet ambitious emissions reductions targets.
Just 36% of UK ports feel confident about their business outlook over the next 12 months and 86% reported either substantial or severe impacts on shipping and customer activities, according to new data published by the BPA.
The ports industry undertakes a vital role in the UK economy, facilitating trade, fuel, energy, fishing, recreation and tourism.
Following the Health Secretary’s statement this morning that Coronavirus represents ”serious and imminent threat” to public health, the British Ports Association is calling for more funding and support to be given to UK local authority officials to prepare our borders.
The British Ports Association is launching it’s ‘fisheries manifesto’ that will boost UK fishing ports and the coastal communities in which they are rooted.
ABPmer and the British Ports Association have today published a white paper highlighting how master planning can contribute to genuine growth in coastal regions as well as help ports communicate their strategies and visions to stakeholders.
BPA has welcomed the Government’s Maritime 2050 strategy, published by the Department for Transport. This sets out the Government’s maritime vision over the next three decades.
BPA Chief Executive Richard Ballantyne outlines the Association’s key priorities for 2019.