UK government contract – additional freight capacity for a no-deal Brexit

UK government contract – additional freight capacity for a no-deal Brexit

Following confirmation of the contract agreed with the Department for Transport (DfT), Brittany Ferries has outlined steps being taken to change sailing schedules for 2019. Nineteen weekly return-sailings will be …
Jan 7, 2019 /  Curious
Samskip’s UK investments secure supply chain against Brexit disruption

Samskip’s UK investments secure supply chain against Brexit disruption

Two years of pre-Brexit investment in North Sea container shipping services is proving decisive in winning shippers away from cross-Channel ferry routes at a critical time for UK-EU relations, according to leading …
Dec 5, 2018 /  Curious
Hamburg preparing for Brexit

Hamburg preparing for Brexit

Senate to focus on "no deal" scenario - 1,000 Hamburg firms trade with Britain The Hamburg Senate has been preparing for Britain’s impending withdrawal from the European Union for months, according to a press …
Oct 30, 2018 /  Curious
European shipowners urge for certainty as soon as possible on EU-UK trade framework

European shipowners urge for certainty as soon as possible on EU-UK trade framework

European shipowners touched upon some key issues regarding Brexit in today’s public hearing in the European Parliament’s Transport committee’s hearing on the « Impact of Brexit on Maritime …
Feb 20, 2018 /  Curious
Port of Antwerp to position itself more strongly in the UK

Port of Antwerp to position itself more strongly in the UK

British Under-Secretary of State Robin Walker visits port of Antwerp The port of Antwerp has decided to appoint a full-time representative in the UK, based in London, in order to keep in closer touch with the economic …
Feb 16, 2018 /  Curious
Trading between UK and mainland Europe continues to grow despite Brexit

Trading between UK and mainland Europe continues to grow despite Brexit

DFDS has just reported another record result for 2017. The operating profit of DKK 2.7 billion was based, among other things, on the continuing positive development in volumes on the company’s ten freight routes …
Feb 8, 2018 /  Curious
DFDS continues to increase volumes on North Sea freight routes to and from the UK

DFDS continues to increase volumes on North Sea freight routes to and from the UK

In spite of the ongoing Brexit discussion, DFDS continued to increase its volumes on the North Sea freight routes to and from the UK. Continued growth in the UK and EU economies is good news for all. DFDS' recently …
Aug 18, 2017 /  Curious
Exclusive: Shell CEO warns Brexit could slow $30 billion asset sale plan

Exclusive: Shell CEO warns Brexit could slow $30 billion asset sale plan

Royal Dutch Shell's (RDSa.L) chief executive, Ben van Beurden, has told investors that Britain's decision to exit the European Union could slow its $30 billion asset sale plan, especially in the North Sea which had …
Jul 11, 2016 /  Finance
The Brexit and its implications for container shipping

The Brexit and its implications for container shipping

The United Kingdom’s decision to exit the European Union is expected to have little direct impact on the containership sector. The ’Brexit’ referendum on 23 June had ended with 51.89% of the vote in …
Jun 30, 2016 /  Curious
PGNiG to open London LNG trading desk despite Brexit

PGNiG to open London LNG trading desk despite Brexit

Polish Gas and Oil Company (PGNiG) said it will set up a trading office for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in London despite the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union. The trading office will open in January …
Jun 29, 2016 /  Curious