Thursday, May 6, 2021

Britain Withdraws Patrol Boats from Jersey After French Brexit Row

By Christian Lowe PARIS, May 6 (Reuters) – Britain withdrew its Royal Navy vessels from the waters off Jersey on Thursday but said it would remain on standby to support...

May 6, 2021
Total Views: 3581

Friday, January 22, 2021

After Brexit, Ireland and France Cut Out the Middleman – Britain

By Richard Lough and Padraic Halpin CHERBOURG, France/DUBLIN, Jan 22 (Reuters) – From his office overlooking Cherbourg docks, general manager Yannick Millet points to trailers destined for Ireland that belong...

January 22, 2021
Total Views: 6196

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Brexit Shatters Supply Chains for French Fish Hub

By Richard Lough BOULOGNE-SUR-MER, France, Jan 12 (Reuters) – French fishmongers and seafood factories are suspending orders from Britain and battling to salvage just-in-time supply chains, after they were upended...

January 12, 2021
Total Views: 3563

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

EU Governments Approve Post-Brexit Trade Agreement With U.K.

By Richard Bravo and Maria Tadeo (Bloomberg) — European Union governments formally approved the bloc’s post-Brexit trade accord with the U.K., paving the way for an agreement to come into force...

December 29, 2020
Total Views: 794

Thursday, December 24, 2020

EU and UK Clinch Narrow Brexit Trade Deal

By Guy Faulconbridge, Elizabeth Piper and John Chalmers LONDON/BRUSSELS, Dec 24 (Reuters) – Britain clinched a narrow Brexit trade deal with the European Union on Thursday, just seven days before it exits...

December 24, 2020
Total Views: 1320

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Clogged U.K. Port Reopens in Chaos as Truckers Await Covid Tests

By Lizzy Burden, Deirdre Hipwell and Joe Mayes (Bloomberg) — Vital trade and travel links between the U.K. and continental Europe slowly reopened after France eased border restrictions, but huge backlogs...

December 23, 2020
Total Views: 1603

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

U.K. Warned That No-Deal Brexit Would Exacerbate Port Crisis

By Richard Weiss and Christopher Jasper (Bloomberg) — U.K. port snarl-ups would be exacerbated in a no-deal Brexit, shipping giant Hapag-Lloyd AG warned as vital ferry links to France remained closed...

December 22, 2020
Total Views: 1615

Monday, December 21, 2020

Monkfish Price Tumble in Scotland Shows Pain of French Shutdown

By Charlotte Ryan, Siddharth Philip and Christopher Jasper (Bloomberg) — At the Peterhead fishing port in Scotland, prices for haddock and monkfish were inverted on Monday, skewed by a closed border...

December 21, 2020
Total Views: 3127


Stena Line Proposes Doubling Ireland-France Freight Route

DUBLIN, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Ferry firm Stena Line has brought forward a planned doubling of its direct Ireland to France freight service in response to “huge demand” from Irish...

December 21, 2020
Total Views: 2503

Sunday, December 20, 2020
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Britain, EU Tell Each Other to Give Way in Trade Talks

LONDON, Dec 20 (Reuters) – Britain insisted on Sunday that the European Union should budge to open the way to a new, post-Brexit trade pact, drawing a swift response from...

December 20, 2020
Total Views: 1814

Friday, December 18, 2020

Last Minute Brexit Trade Deal Hinges on Fishing Rights

By Marine Strauss and William James BRUSSELS/LONDON, Dec 18 (Reuters) – The European Union said on Friday there were just hours left to strike a Brexit trade deal while Britain called on...

December 18, 2020
Total Views: 2808

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Britain, EU Strike Pessimistic Tone in Post-Brexit Trade Talks

By Elizabeth Piper, William James and Gabriela Baczynska LONDON/BRUSSELS, Dec 17 (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union struck a pessimistic tone in trade talks on Thursday, with a spokesman...

December 17, 2020
Total Views: 1094

Sunday, December 13, 2020
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Leaders to Push Brexit Trade Talks Beyond Sunday Deadline

By Kate Abnett and Costas Pitas BRUSSELS/LONDON, Dec 13 (Reuters) – London and Brussels agreed on Sunday to “go the extra mile” in coming days to try to reach an...

December 13, 2020
Total Views: 695

Friday, December 11, 2020

Royal Navy to Help Protect UK Fishing Waters in Case of No-Deal Brexit -Guardian

Dec 11 (Reuters) – Four Royal Navy patrol ships will be ready from Jan. 1 to help Britain protect its fishing waters in case of a no-deal Brexit, The Guardian newspaper reported...

December 11, 2020
Total Views: 2981

Thursday, November 19, 2020
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Boris Johnson Outlines Plans to Make Britain’s Royal Navy the Most Powerful in Europe

LONDON, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged to restore Britain’s navy to its position as Europe’s most powerful maritime force on Thursday, highlighting that shipbuilding could also help heal...

November 19, 2020
Total Views: 5975

Friday, January 31, 2020
Maritime News

Brexit: Britain Casts Off From EU

By Kate Holton and Guy Faulconbridge – LONDON, Jan 31 (Reuters) – The United Kingdom leaves the European Union on Friday with a mixture of joy, anger and indifference, casting...

January 31, 2020
Total Views: 17

Thursday, January 30, 2020
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Maritime News

The French Fishermen Who Could Sink Britain’s Post-Brexit Ambitions

By Richard Lough BOULOGNE-SUR-MER, France, Jan 30 (Reuters) – For the British government, a successful Brexit means re-asserting economic sovereignty and landing a trade deal with Europe. Trawler captain Stephane...

January 30, 2020
Total Views: 24

Friday, November 1, 2019
Maritime News

Britain’s Peel Ports Sees Brexit Boost as Shippers Divert Cargo

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Cargo shippers are diverting goods to more ports across Britain to ensure stable supply lines due to uncertainty over whether the UK...

November 1, 2019
Total Views: 12

Thursday, October 17, 2019
Maritime News

Brexit Deal Heads to U.K. Parliament for Approval

By Philip Blenkinsop and Jonas Ekblom BRUSSELS, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Britain secured a Brexit deal with the European Union on Thursday, more than three years after Britons voted to...

October 17, 2019
Total Views: 5

Friday, September 13, 2019
Maritime News

Gibraltar Boosts Port Preparations in Case of No Deal Brexit

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Gibraltar has extended port facilities to be able to handle more ships carrying goods as part of contingency plans if Britain leaves...

September 13, 2019
Total Views: 18