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P&O Ferries hails success of Zeebrugge-Hull route
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 10:10

P&O Ferries reports carrying almost 15,000 units on its new dedicated lift unit freight service between Zeebrugge and Hull since the launch in May.

The route has seen 14,804 lift units transported across the North Sea in the...

Maritime Transport adds Sany machine to Manchester depot
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 08:29

Multimodal logistics company Maritime Transport has added a Sany empty container handler to its Manchester operations, bringing its fleet number to three.

The machine will work at Maritime’s Trafford Park depot and came from Coo...

Groupe Eurotunnel becomes Getlink
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 14:08

Groupe Eurotunnel has changed its name to Getlink.

This new name, reflecting the dynamism of connection and exchange, marks the Group’s passage into an exciting new era for mobility infrastructures.

“Getlink is all tha...

GMA invests in MultiFreight
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:31

Warehousing and transport specialist GMA has implemented the freight management solution, MultiFreight, to further enhance efficiencies across its warehousing and distribution operation.

Jay Kamat, business development director...

Business Secretary celebrates local association’s 40 years of industry expertise
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 08:02

The Business Secretary, Greg Clark, has visited the Tunbridge Wells HQ of one of the UK’s largest membership associations to celebrate its influence and industry expertise.

Mr Clark, who is the Conservative MP for Tunbridge Well...

Yusen Logistics acquires Tibbett Logistics
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 12:48

Yusen Logistics (Europe) BV has announced that it has reached agreement to acquire Tibbett Logistics, a wholly owned subsidiary of UK-based Keswick Enterprises Group. This acquisition is subject to regulatory approval by the Romanian auth...

Impact Handling acquires Bendigo Mitchell
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 12:34

Impact Handling continues to strengthen its UK operation with the acquisition of Midlands-based Fork Lift Specialist Bendigo Mitchell.

The acquisition brings the total number of wholly owned Impact branches across the UK to twel...

Dooley Rumble acquired by James Dolan
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 07:55

Cambridge-based logistics group James Dolan has made its second acquisition in Suffolk in 18 months with the purchase of Dooley Rumble.

The deal, the value of which has not been disclosed, follows James Dolan’s acquisition last...

CEVA opens new UK pharma facility
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 17:47

CEVA Logistics has opened a fully refurbished 132,000 sq ft facility at Redditch. The renovated site further adds to CEVA's investment in the pharmaceutical logistics industry and will serve a number of customers across the healthcare sec...

Crosswater Holdings picks OBS Logistics
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 14:58

OBS Logistics has welcomed Crosswater Holdings into the CALIDUS family. They have decided to go paperless using our CALIDUS VEhub to maintain the correct safety information across their fleet, ePOD for electronic proof o...

DFDS acquires Alphatrans
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 14:03

Shipping and logistics group DFDS is expanding its European logistics capabilities by acquiring all the shares in Rotterdam-headquartered logistics company Alphatrans Group BV as a result of an agreement signed today with Martin Bos, owne...

Online shopping boom fuels 20 per cent sales increase for Narrow Aisle
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 13:59

Narrow Aisle Ltd, manufacturer of the Flexi range of articulated forklift trucks and other intralogistics solutions, has announced that it is on target to achieve a year-on-year global sales uplift across its range of over 20 per cent in...

Europa becomes sole UK partner to CargoLine
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 13:54

Europa Road, a dedicated division of the ambitious independent logistics provider, Europa Worldwide Group, has been appointed as the sole UK representative of the prestigious CargoLine network.

CargoLine offers standardised and...

Exis Technologies recognised as industry leader in FTA Logistics Awards 2017 shortlist
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 13:34

Exis Technologies, leader in IT compliance systems for the shipment of dangerous goods by sea, has been named as one of 30 of the UK’s leading freight and logistics businesses on the shortlist for the 2017 FTA Logistics Awards. The awards...

Unifeeder welcomes Nils Smedegaard Andersen as Chairman of the Board
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 13:19

Unifeeder, the largest Pan-European feeder and shortsea operator, today announced the appointment of Nils Smedegaard Andersen as new Chairman of the Board of Directors. Nils Smedegaard Andersen succeeds former Hapag-Lloyd CCO Jesper Præst...

Hellmann looks smart in Burton
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 09:01

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics will become the first tenant at Burton Gateway, a new commercial business park, off the A38, near Branston, which will comprise one million sq ft of industrial and distribution space.

Now, the firm h...

World’s biggest freight ferry calls in Purfleet
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 07:56

The world’s largest short sea ro ro freight vessel, CLdN’s 8,000 lane-metre Celine called at Port of London’s Purfleet terminal during the first week of November.

She is the first ship in a series of eight ships by Hyun...

Gideon Hillman Consulting Supports Charity Golf Tournament
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 13:28

 

On Thursday 21st September 2017 seventeen teams of four players per team took part in a Golf tournament hosted by Ludlow Golf Club in Shropshire.

The event was organised by Alison Heuvelink and held in memory of Alis...

Heathrow moves a record 150,000 metric tonnes of cargo
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 14:39

Heathrow Airport has handled more than 150,000 metric tonnes of cargo in a month for the first time.

The west London hub recorded its 15th consecutive month of year-on-year increases in cargo in October.

Around 154,500...

Maersk revenue up 14pc in Q3
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 14:29

A.P. Moller - Maersk executed on the strategy to separate out its energy businesses in Q3 and entered into an agreement for Total S.A. to acquire Maersk Oil for US$7,450.0 million in a combined share and debt transaction and A.P. Møller H...

James Kemball launches multi-million pound loaded storage depot at Felixstowe Port
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 10:28

Following a multi-million pound investment, container haulage company James Kemball has launched a new loaded container storage depot at the Port of Felixstowe with initial capacity in excess of 1600 loaded containers. The new facility wi...

Agility up
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 12:13

Agility has reported third quarter earnings of 14.2 fils per share on net profit of KD 17.8 million, an increase of 18.1% and 17.4% respectively over the same period in 2016. Agility EBITDA grew 18.3% to KD 34.2 million. Revenue increased...

CMA CGM: first shipping company to choose liquefied natural gas for its biggest ships
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 11:08

CMA CGM Group has announced its decision to equip its 9 future ships of 22,000 TEUs, delivered in 2020, with engines using liquefied natural gas.

CMA CGM is becoming the first shipping company in the world to equip giant contain...

Port of Southampton welcomes the largest container ship ever
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 11:01

ABP Southampton welcomed the largest container ship yet on Tuesday November 7.

In 2016 the largest container vessel calling in Southampton had a capacity for 16,000 containers.

And this year we have so far welcomed MOL Tri...

Alistair McGowan brings his cast of voices to FTA Awards
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 10:24

World-renowned stand-up comedian and impressionist Alistair McGowan has been announced as the headline entertainment act at the first FTA Logistics Awards ceremony, which will be held at London’s Intercontinental Hotel, Park Lane.  McGowa...

4m sq ft logistics super-hub planned for Essex
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 09:57

iSec and Greenergy are planning to develop a four million sq ft logistics super hub next to DP World’s London Gateway development in Essex.

The site, called Thames Enterprise Park, is located on the site of the former Coryton oi...

Kalmar lands ONE
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 09:46

Cargotec's Kalmar provides XVELA collaborative stowage solution to Ocean Network Express

XVELA, part of Kalmar business area within Cargotec, has signed a contract with Ocean Network Express ("ONE") for a collaborative stowage s...

GB Railfreight delivers Christmas
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 09:39

Even Father Christmas needs a helping hand and this year GB Railfreight (GBRf) will be taking some of the load as it begins to deliver products that will soon be on the shelves of the UK’s major grocery stores and retailers, ready to be o...

Groupe CAT acquires STVA Group
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 09:33

After taking over and integrating several companies, Groupe CAT recently made its largest acquisition to date in terms of turnover, workforce and integrated assets. The takeover target this time was STVA, a French company that designs and...

Bristol - faster, better, stronger…
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 14:37

Bristol Port’s advancing animal feed trade gained an extra edge this month with an investment in new equipment to boost further the speed and efficiency of operations.

Two British made JCBs have been purchased to add to an impre...

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