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#IMDOreview - The latest Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) Weekly Market Review has among the following stories as outlined below.

Irish Maritime News: Brexit: Stena Line Discuss the Impact of Brexit - As reported also on Afloat.ie, Stena Line has said it will have to assess how Brexit could impact the UK.

The Swedish company, which sails from Holyhead to Dublin, employs hundreds of workers in North Wales. A Stena Line spokesman said: "As Brexit is a completely new situation Stena Line will have to evaluate its potential impacts from a number of different perspectives.”

Brexit: UK Chamber of Shipping Calls for Free Trade Commission Assistance - In response to last week's decision by the UK to leave the European Union (EU) in the so-called "Brexit" referendum, the UK Chamber of Shipping has issued a call for the government to establish a new Free Trade Commission for the country in order to support, among other things, the country's shipping industry.

Global Maritime News: Expanded Panama Canal - The newly expanded Panama Canal is expected to boost trade between China and Latin/South America as it makes the flow of goods between the two regions easier and more efficient, a Mexican expert on Asia said.

Jose Luis Leon-Manriquez of Mexico City’s Autonomous Metropolitan University, spoke with Xinhua following the opening of the expanded canal on Sunday, with the inauguration ceremony featuring a huge Chinese container ship (COSCO Shipping Panama, Afloat adds) passing through the waterway.

For more on the above stories and other news items, click the IMDO Market Review (Week 26) here.

In addition to further dedicated coverage visit Afloat.ie's Ports & Shipping news.

Published in Ports & Shipping

About boot Düsseldorf: With almost 250,000 visitors, boot Düsseldorf is the world's largest boat and water sports fair and every year in January the “meeting place" for the entire industry. From 18 to 26 January 2020, around 2,000 exhibitors will be presenting their interesting new products, attractive further developments and maritime equipment. This means that the complete market will be on site in Düsseldorf and will be inviting visitors on nine days of the fair to an exciting journey through the entire world of water sports in 17 exhibition halls covering 220,000 square meters. With a focus on boats and yachts, engines and engine technology, equipment and accessories, services, canoes, kayaks, kitesurfing, rowing, diving, surfing, wakeboarding, windsurfing, SUP, fishing, maritime art, marinas, water sports facilities as well as beach resorts and charter, there is something for every water sports enthusiast.

At A Glance – Boot Dusseldorf 

Organiser
Messe Düsseldorf GmbH
Messeplatz
40474 Düsseldorf
Tel: +49 211 4560-01
Fax: +49 211 4560-668
Web: https://www.boot.com/

The first boats and yachts will once again be arriving in December via the Rhine.

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