Brexit and the maritime sector, what are the key implications?
18 October 2018
The EU Internal Market Sub-Committee hears from academics and representatives of the maritime sector on the impact of Brexit for maritime transport.
Thursday 18 October, Committee Room 4A, Palace of Westminster
- Professor Emily Reid, Professor of International Economic Law and Sustainable Development, University of Southampton
- Dr Jenny Jingbo Zhang, Lecturer in Commercial and Maritime Law, University of Southampton
- Mr Gavin Simmonds, Policy Director Commercial, UK Chamber of Shipping
- Mr Ian Hampton, Chief People & Communications Officer, Stena Line
- Captain Wyn Parry, Port Manager, Holyhead Port
- Mr Neil Glendinning, Council Member, British Ports Association
- Mr Ross Wombwell, Head of Technical Services, British Marine
Questions likely to be covered in the first session include:
- Is a post-Brexit agreement on maritime transport in the mutual interest of the EU and the UK?
- What might Brexit mean for international trade and shipping contracts?
- To what extent would divergence from EU rules affect the ability for UK maritime services to operate in the EU?
Questions likely to be covered in the second session include:
- What are the key implications of no deal for the maritime sector?
- Will Brexit have any implications for existing and future registrations of EU/EEA interests with the UK flag?
- Could free ports be a feasible option for the UK?
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