Catastrophe looms at ports after Brexit, shipping industry warns

Trucks entering Dover, the busiest truck port in the UK. Photograph: Graham Mitchell/Barcroft Images
Trucks entering Dover, the busiest truck port in the UK. Photograph: Graham Mitchell/Barcroft Images

 

From The Guardian:

  • The UK is facing an “absolute catastrophe” if it does not sort out a “frictionless and seamless” border at Dover and other ports, the shipping industry has warned.
  • The UK Chamber of Shipping, which represents more than 170 freight ship, tanker and cruise liner companies, has called on governments across Europe to urgently grasp the challenge, arguing that a problem for the UK will also be a problem for ports in Holland, Belgium, France and Ireland.

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