News from the UK Government


Ministerial Statement from Nusrat Ghani on Maritime 2050

"I am today announcing the publication of Maritime 2050: Navigating the Future, the government’s landmark strategy setting out our vision and ambitions for the future of the British maritime sector. Our nation depends on the wide...

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HMG’s ‘Prepare for no deal’ pack

With the possibililty of a no deal Brexit, preparations are being made for such an event.   This document provides guidance for businesses in the event of a ‘No deal’ Brexit.   TO VIEW THE FULL DOCUMENT CLICK HERE

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Shipbuilding firms chosen for Fleet Solid Support competition

Four shipbuilding firms and a British consortium have been selected to compete for the Fleet Solid Support ships contract. A syndicate of British firms, along with four international shipbuilding companies, have been selected to compete for...

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Canada picks BAE’s Type 26 frigate for its Canadian Surface Combatants

The Canadian government and Irving Shipbuilding Inc. have selected the BAE Systems’ Type 26 frigate design for the Royal Canadian Navy’s future Canadian Surface Combatants. In an announcement on Friday, the government said...

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HMRC’s begins roll out of new Customs Declaration Service

In August, HMRC launched the first release of its new Customs Declaration Service (CDS), which is replacing the 25 year old Customs Handing of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system. CDS is a modern and flexible system that will allow imp...

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