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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Maritime renews support for the Poppy appeal
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 13:48

Maritime Transport has announced that it is once again supporting the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal.

For the third consecutive year, Maritime are supporting The Royal British Legion as one of their chosen charities in 2017...

New vehicle export terminal opened by International Trade Minister
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 13:19

​​A vehicle export terminal which is part of a £50m investment by ABP in the Port of Southampton, has been officially opened by the Minister of State for International Trade, the Rt Hon Greg Hands MP

The Port of Southampton is t...

GEFCO quadruples staff and doubles turnover at Portbury site
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 11:15

GEFCO UK has grown its staff by fourfold at its Portbury site and increased turnover by 100% following the successful completion of an extensive overhaul project to modernise facilities and enhance the level of technical services provided...

NYK to become 100% owner of forwarder Yusen
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 15:37

Japanese shipping and transport company, NYK is to acquire the remaining 41% stake of its freight forwarding subsidiary, Yusen Logistics, from minority shareholders. The transaction is expected to be completed by late March, 2018.

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Yusen Logistics awarded major logistics contract with Haier
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 10:17

Yusen Logistics UK has been awarded a major contract with Haier for nationwide distribution of their complete product range.

Chinese white goods company, Haier, is one of the world’s leading brands of major household appliances...

New platform to speed Hapag container moves
Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 09:12

Hapag-Lloyd has become the first ocean carrier in the UK to offer the reUse container management services offered through Avantida, a subsidiary of the INTTRA ocean shipping portal.

The application allows the re-use of import co...

CMA CGM launches Morocco Express
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 14:28

CMA CGM launches Morocco Express, a new service between Morocco and Europe combining reliability and environmental compliance

The CMA CGM Group launches a new service via ro-ro ships (Roll-on, Roll-off), enabling it to reach Mar...

Meet senior level shippers
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:37

These are just some of the companies who sent delegations of visitors to Multimodal 2017.   Exhibiting will put your company in...

Meet senior level shippers
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 12:37

These are just some of the companies who sent delegations of visitors to Multimodal 2017.   Exhibiting will put your company in...

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