Ports welcome wind plans

The British Ports Association welcomed the Government’s new Sector Deal for Offshore Wind launched in early March. It includes plans for 30% of UK electricity to be generated by from offshore wind by 2030 and will see a huge growth in offshore developments, much of which will be facilitated by UK ports. [+]

Ports look beyond Brexit

The British Ports Association will be promoting its ‘zoning’ policy in 2019, said chief executive Richard Ballantyne in outlining the key priorities for 2019. The BPA’s Port Development and Enterprise Zone concept is a vision for areas around ports to be classified with a special planning, consenting, business and regulatory status ... [+]

We’re doing our bit say British Ports – what about HMG?

UK ports and terminals have an estimated £1.7bn of port infrastructure investment in the pipeline, according to new research by Moffatt & Nichol, says the British Ports Association. The research is part of the British Ports Association’s ‘Port Futures’ programme and captures significant schemes all over the UK and highlights how ports in ... [+]

New chief for ports body

Richard Ballantyne has become the new director of the British Ports Association following the retirement of David Whitehead. He joined the association in 2007 and was previously the BPA’s senior policy adviser. [+]

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