Dozens of cargo ships will set sail this week from the United Kingdom on journeys that will see them enter Asian ports, including Hong Kong, after the United Kingdom has left the European Union next month. Photo: AFP

Brexit deadline looms for Asia-bound ships as slow boats to China set sail from the UK

  • Dozens of ships will depart this week, arriving in Asian ports after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union at the end of March
  • British consular officials in Hong Kong have expressed concerns about the status of the vessels, with the possibility they could be ‘stranded at sea’
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Dozens of cargo ships will set sail this week from the United Kingdom on journeys that will see them enter Asian ports, including Hong Kong, after the United Kingdom has left the European Union next month. Photo: AFP
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