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Policy Manager for the Freight Transport Association @newsfromfta in Northern Ireland. CMILT. Observer of all things #freight #transport. All views are my own.
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24 Jun 19
๐Ÿš›๐ŸŸ Brexit No Deal Alert ๐ŸŸ๐Ÿš›

1/11 - I had a really useful informative meeting with the NI Fisheries Brexit team at @daera_ni in #Downpatrick today. They are planning for a No Deal #brexit on 31 October
Hereโ€™s what will happen...
2/11 - On Day 1 of โ€˜no dealโ€™ all NI fish exports to EU must be accompanied by a Catch Certificate. At present UK processes approx 300 Catch Certs a year. No Deal will increase this to at least 200,000 a year
3/11 - The Catch Cert also means Transport Details required as per below including truck details for transit. In modern supply chains, this can change quickly and frequently
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7 Jun 19
๐ŸšจBrexit Thread ๐Ÿšจ
1/11 - Lots of talk and focus on what will happen to the Border in the event of a โ€˜No Dealโ€™ #brexit
Let me outline the impact on just one of these roads for Freight:
The A1 crossing at Newry~Dundalk, currently a frictionless efficient strategic road ๐Ÿ‘‡
2/11 - Over the 24hr period of Wednesday 5 June 2019,
8,390 Goods Vehicles crossed the border via the A1:
3,038 Artics ๐Ÿš›
919 Rigids ๐Ÿšš
4,434 LGVโ€™s ๐Ÿšš
3/11 - These figures are counted daily by Transport Infrastructure Ireland that employs a system of under surface counters on strategic roads across Ireland that can differentiate vehicles by axle lengths
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