UK Signs First No-Deal Brexit Ferry Contracts
UK Ports To Be Used Include Hull, Felixstowe, Portsmouth & Poole
If the UK leaves the EU without a deal at the end of this month, pharmaceutical companies will be able to book space for medicine deliveries on ferries run by four operators between UK and EU ports.
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Efforts to ensure that supplies of medicines continue to flow if the UK leaves the EU without a deal have been stepped up with the announcement of three contracts to provide an express delivery service for urgently needed products.
The UK government is to write to companies explaining which ferry routes will be open to them when transporting medicines in a no-deal Brexit situation, and how to book space on the ferries. But it's all very last-minute as the Brexit date of 31 October draws near.