Port Information

August 7, 2019

BPA and Port of Rotterdam launch smart ports paper

he British Ports Association is today launching a new joint smart ports paper with the Port of Rotterdam examining port digitalisation. The paper is part of the […]
August 5, 2019

Port Skills and Safety: Apprenticeship Assessors Required

To all trainers and assessors working in the Port Sector. the International Association of Maritime Institutions (IAMI) have been approved to undertake the independent End Point […]
August 5, 2019

Apprenticeships in the port, maritime and marine sectors, current and planned

A wide range of Port, Maritime and Marine Apprenticeships are currently available or in development.  The attached document shows the latest availability and contact points for […]
August 2, 2019

GOV.UK: Trade Secretary announces Freeports Advisory Panel

News story GOV.UK: Trade Secretary announces Freeports Advisory Panel will ensure UK is ready to trade post-Brexit The first new Freeports will be established after we […]
August 2, 2019

UKMPG CEO appointed to the Government’s Freeports Advisory Panel

Tim Morris, CEO of the UK Major Ports Group – the trade body for the UK’s largest port operators – commented on his appointment to the […]
July 31, 2019

How will autonomy shape the UK shipping industry?

A roundtable event organised by Thales, ‘Charting a course to autonomy – what is the future of the UK maritime industry?’ discussed the many challenges and […]
July 29, 2019

BPA Urges New Transport Secretary to Grasp Maritime Opportunity

The British Ports Association has welcomed the new Transport Secretary to his role and highlighted the huge opportunities that ports offer in supporting the Government’s agenda […]
July 25, 2019

GOV.UK: Focus on skills to help maritime flourish

News story Focus on skills to help maritime flourish Maritime Skills Commission to be set up to look at careers at sea and training gaps. Published […]
July 25, 2019

GOV.UK: New funding to teach young people about maritime

News story New funding to teach young people about maritime Lessons to raise awareness of the maritime sector and the importance of shipping. Published 9 July […]