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DfT and ABP Southampton launch the UK’s first Port Economic Partnership

The Department for Transport (DfT), in partnership with ABP’s Port of Southampton, has launched the UK’s first Port Economic Partnership (PEP), an innovative initiative to create stronger links between ports and Government, to maximise long-term trade and economic growth.

As part of its strategy, ‘Maritime 2050 – Navigating the Future’, launched in January 2019, the Government outlined the creation of Port Economic Partnerships as one way of creating a strong business environment for ports to thrive, in turn, boosting trade and driving the national economy.

Posted 10/09/2019 15:19

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