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14/10/2019 / Brexit

Shippers post-Brexit charge is huge

Government predictions that UK shippers could face a £15bn bill for post no-deal Brexit customs entries has been substantially underestimated,...
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04/10/2019 / Brexit

HMRC’s No-Deal easements

Post a No-Deal exit shippers will need to declare EU goods imported into the UK by submitting a customs declaration...
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03/10/2019 / Brexit

Auto industry Brexit warning

Chiefs from 23 auto business associations have predicted that a no-deal Brexit would have a ‘seismic’ impact on making cars...
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12/09/2019 / Sea

Asia-Europe blank sailings announced

Carriers have been announcing more blank sailings on the Asia-North Europe trade as slowing demand threatens to pull down rate...
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12/09/2019 / General, Metro

Lloyds recognise Metro excellence

The Global Freight Awards (GFA) are arguably the industry’s most prestigious and hotly contested, with the world’s biggest carriers and...
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04/09/2019 / Brexit

French Customs issue Brexit guidance

French Customs authorities have published guidance for UK businesses in the event of a no deal EU Exit. If the...
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03/09/2019 / General, Hong Kong

Hong Kong X-ray costs and delay fears

Starting in November (UPDATE: NOW JANUARY 2020), in phased deadlines set by the International Civil Aviation Organization, 100% of all...
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01/09/2019 / Sea

2020 bunker changes

In 2016, the International Marine Organization (IMO) agreed to limit the sulphur content in all marine fuels to 0.5% beginning...
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31/08/2019 / Brexit

HMRC opt-in 88k EORI numbers

Despite continuous reporting of the need for an EORI number to continue importing from the EU post-Brexit, take-up had been...
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22/08/2019 / Brexit

Brexit scares and reality checks

Leaked government documents detailing Brexit preparations, code-named Operation Yellowhammer, suggests that extended delays to medicine supplies and shortages of fresh...
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