BIFA - Industry News

Up to £25m to help firms prepare for 'Irish Sea border'

At the end of the Brexit transition on 1 January, Northern Ireland will stay in the EU single market for goods . The rest of the UK will not, so there will be a range of new processes when shipping...


Manston Airport granted development consent

Development consent has been given to reopen and develop Manston Airport into a dedicated air freight facility able to handle at least 10,000 air cargo movements per year whilst also offering...


Containers Lost At Sea – 2020 Update

Proper packing, stowage and securing of containers and reporting of correct weight are very important to the safety of a container ship, its crew, and its cargo, to shore-based workers and...


Container shipping laden with ‘antiquated processes’

Until container carriers can agree on a common “business language,” the electronic conveyance of important information will be lost in translation, according to Digital Container Shipping...


NCB reports ‘alarming’ level of misdeclared dangerous cargo

A recent inspection initiative by the US National Cargo Bureau (NCB) – a US inspection body authorised to certify compliance with dangerous goods regulations – has highlighted an “alarming” level of...


DCSA publishes standards for digital exchange of operational vessel schedules

Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA), a neutral, non-profit group established to further digitalisation of container shipping technology standards, in conjunction with its nine member...


Freight association welcomes further government 
investment in employment support schemes

Director General, Robert Keen says: “Whilst our members are currently rightly focused on significant business continuity issues, we welcome the additional funding. “We are ready to help any of our...


Decarbonising UK Freight Transport

Decarbonising UK Freight Transport (DUKFT) is pleased to announce the funding of four projects following our Small Project funding call. The call, which closed on 30 April, received twenty-one...


Cookies are small text files downloaded to your computer each time you visit a website. When you return to websites, or you visit websites using the same cookies, they accept these cookies and therefore your computer or mobile device.