Irish exports of food stuffs, live animals, animal products, plants, and plant products to Britain face checks at British ports for the first time at the end of October under the long delayed Brexit accords, and many traders may likely be ill-prepared, a leading expert has warned.
There is uncertainty over whether new facilities will be built at Cairnryan Port to check goods coming from the Republic of Ireland and wider EU via Northern Ireland.
Fears of new disruption to fresh produce supply from EU when import controls hit in October.
Tens of millions pounds from the fund meant to help revive high streets in deprived towns is instead being pumped into the Kent port to tackle Brexit-fuelled delays.
Dominic Raab under fire over Dover-Calais comments under fire over Dover-Calais comments [2 mins] 08/11/2018
Dominic Raab has come under fire for saying he "hadn't quite understood" how reliant UK trade in goods is on the Dover-Calais crossing.
The BBC’s Analysis Editor Ros Atkins examines whether post-Brexit border checks were to blame for disruption at the Port of Dover at the weekend and to what extent.
Target Operating Model is ‘bitter pill to swallow’, says trade group. / BPA wants government to pick up most of the tab for ‘white elephant’ facilities, which on some estimates have left ports out of pocket.
Brexit played role in Dover chaos, No 10 admits after Braverman blames bad weather and Easter 03/04/2023
‘Obviously we recognise there are new processes in place,’ says Downing Street. / No 10 has admitted that “new processes” brought in after Brexit has contributed to several days of travel chaos at the Port of Dover.
Brexit is to blame for the Dover travel misery blighting Britons’ Easter holiday trips to the Continent, a senior Tory MP said on Monday.
'I don't blame the French, I blame the UK government': Readers discuss port of Dover chaos and Brexit blame 03/04/2023
Brexit is to blame for Dover delays 03/04/2023
Why won’t the Tories and Labour admit that it has become harder for UK citizens to travel to Europe?
Port of Dover officials have hit back at claims by the home secretary that long queues at the port are not a result of Brexit.
Port of Dover declares critical incident as high levels of traffic caused lengthy delays.
Suella Braverman also argued that travellers caught-up in the mega queues at Dover this weekend should 'be a bit patient'.
Mark Drakeford has warned the Brexit deal agreed by the UK Government with the EU on Northern Ireland earlier this week could have a negative impact on Welsh Ports.
‘Farcical’ - Government Slammed for Pledging Millions in ‘Levelling Up’ Funding to Tackle Dover Brexit Queues 19/01/2023
Money promised to deprived areas after Brexit is instead being used to deal with the aftershocks of leaving the EU, reports Sam Bright.
The spending has been described as "political posturing" and "clearly a waste of public money".
New plans for checks on goods entering Northern Ireland will require 'enhanced facilities' 28/12/2022
The UK Government's plans for red and green lanes for checks on goods entering Northern Ireland from the rest of the UK will require the construction of "enhanced facilities" at ports, a minister has said.
The number of people arriving at a UK port from France has more than halved after Brexit, a ferry firm has said.
John Cole explores the government's response to a petition calling for an enquiry into the impact of Brexit before it's debated in parliament.
Marine projects in Co Cork will benefit from a rise in funding of €6,032,337, with the single greatest overall investment being €1,779,138 going toward dredging work in Ballycotton Harbour.
Port of Dunkirk Examines Potential New Routes after 'Push' Pivots French Port towards Ireland Due to Brexit 05/12/2022
The Port of Dunkirk, close to the BeNeLux region, is eyeing even stronger links with Dublin Port and Rosslare Europort while also examining new routes to Ireland's southern ports.
French port examining new Irish routes after being 'pushed' towards Ireland due to Brexit 03/12/2022
THE PORT OF Dunkirk is looking to mount a significant expansion of trade routes with its Irish counterparts, as the French company sees Ireland as an “underestimated” market even post-Brexit.
Brexit not okay for Kent 25/10/2022
Note that the slogans on these placards all represent news that has reached us about the effects of Brexit on Kent specifically. Some of these have featured in articles in Kent Bylines, as linked in the explanations below.
Doug Bannister, CEO of the Port of Dover, has expressed concerns that the time it takes to process a car at Dover will increase from around 90 seconds to 10 minutes when the European Union's incoming Entry/Exit System is brought in.