Ports drive coastal economy, says BPA chief

Ports are important economic employment hubs in coastal towns and cities and the bedrock of the burgeoning “blue economy”, the newly-elected chair of the British Ports Association Martin Lawlor told the organisation’s annual lunch in London on 30 April. Mr Lawlor, who is also chief executive at the Port of Blyth, said that ports are gateways for numerous maritime sectors including offshore energy, and general cargo movement, with UK Ports handling ... [+]

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