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TT Club/UK P&I and Exis Technologies join forces
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 08:29

Freight insurance specialist TT Club and the UK P&I Club, a leading provider of P&I insurance and other services to the international shipping community, two Thomas Miller managed transport insurers, have joined forces with Exis T...

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ORBCOMM acquires Blue Tree Systems
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 17:14

ORBCOMM has announced that it has acquired Blue Tree Systems Limited (Blue Tree) based in Galway, Ireland, along with its subsidiaries in the United States, Germany and France.

Blue Tree provides world-class transportation manag...

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Tailor made heavy container weighing solution at Felixstowe
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 08:43

The UK’s Port of Felixstowe has invested in a heavy-duty container weighing system to help speed up operations and keep abreast of the competition in Europe.

Its new Griffith Elder weighbridge provides shippers with a Verified G...

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FTA Awards - deadline extended due to overwhelming demand
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 17:42

The date for nominations for the FTA Awards has been extended  by a week to 12.00 on Monday 16th October.

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has launched the FTA Logistics Awards to celebrate supply chain leadership and excellen...

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FTA Awards - deadline extended due to overwhelming demand
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 17:42

The date for nominations for the FTA Awards has been extended  by a week to 12.00 on Monday 16th October.

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has launched the FTA Logistics Awards to celebrate supply chain leadership and excellen...

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Stena increases North Sea ro-ro capacity
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 08:09

Stena Line is increasing capacity on its Rotterdam-Killingholme ro-ro service from January with the introduction of two new ships, the MV Misida and MV Misana.

Earlier this year it also decided to increase capacity on its Rotter...

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UNIT45 selects ORBCOMM
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 17:50

ORBCOMM has announced that UNIT45 B.V., an industry leader in the design, construction, financing, and delivery of 45 foot containers for European intermodal transport operations, has selected ORBCOMM to provide its end-to-end telematics...

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Dark thoughts
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 16:54

With the clocks going back at the end of October, it is approaching the time of year when many of us will arrive at and leave our workplace in the dark.

The shortening daylight hours often prompt business owners and senior manag...

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Seabridge holds course
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 16:13

SEABRIDGE® and COSCO Shipping enjoyed a wonderful day at the world famous Royal Dublin Golf Course for their Annual Golf Day.

SEABRIDGE®, an AEO approved company, provides overnight groupage and full-load freight to and from Ire...

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Brett Aggregates and ABP scoop award
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 16:21

ABP Ipswich and Brett Aggregates have won this year’s Rail Freight Group (RFG) Community and Environmental Responsibility Award for their work in developing a new rail-based flow from the Port of Ipswich to London Concrete in Watford....

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PD gets Specialized
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 11:49

Specialized, a US-headquartered bicycle and accessories manufacturer has appointed PD Ports as one of its preferred logistics partner to serve its UK retailers.

As one of the UK’s major port groups and portcentric logistics spec...

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Gefco continues to grow
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 07:58

Gefco has generated a turnover of EUR 2.262 billion in H1/2017, 1.9% more than in H1/2016. Earnings before interest and tax etc (ebitda) leapt to EUR 114.8 million, an increase of 25.8%.

The firm, 75% owned by Russian Railways a...

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WEC Lines launches new link to Liverpool
Friday, September 22, 2017 - 07:53

The Dutch carrier WEC Lines is launching a new service between the port of Liverpool and Huelva, Vigo, Leixoes and Dublin. The weekly service, operated with 300 teu vessels, begins at the end of September. The offer is expected to grow si...

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Ministry of Defence contract boosts Kuehne + Nagel
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 08:43

Kuehne + Nagel said that the performance of its contract logistics division “continues to be impressive” after a “game-changing” contract with the Ministry of Defence saw turnover rise 33% year-on-year.

According to its most-rec...

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Hyster developing monster 48 tonne electric forklift
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 08:25

Hyster Europe has revealed more details about its zero-emission, high-capacity, electric trucks, announcing that a 48-tonne capacity Hyster laden container handling truck powered by electric motors is being developed.

“The first...

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Hyster developing monster 48 tonne electric forklift
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 08:25

Hyster Europe has revealed more details about its zero-emission, high-capacity, electric trucks, announcing that a 48-tonne capacity Hyster laden container handling truck powered by electric motors is being developed.

“The first...

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Sims Metal and Peel launch scrap metal facility on Medway
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 13:23

The Sims Metal Management UK Metals business unit (Sims UK), part of Sims Metal Management Limited, the world’s leading publicly listed metals and electronics recycling company (Sims), is expanding its UK capabilities, with a new dedicate...

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CMA CGM signs strategic partnership with Infosys
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 07:50

The CMA CGM Group, a world leader in container shipping, has signed a strategic partnership with Infosys, a world leader in consulting, next-generation technology and services. The goal of this seven-year partnership is to simplify and tr...

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Freight forwarders soon to get updated trading conditions
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 09:13

The new edition of the British International Freight Association's (BIFA) Standard Trading Conditions (STC) will be launched on 1st October 2017. The terms were last revised in 2005.

The revised edition has been produced following...

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The Range greets the arrival of its first box at Bristol Port
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 21:18

The Range is celebrating receiving their first ever shipping container into Bristol Port.

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Davies Turner is getting ship shape in Bristol
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 20:56

Davies Turner is making excellent progress with its multimillion pound investment at Central Park at Avonmouth, Bristol where its new Distribution Centre (DC) is taking shape and is on course to open next month.

Following the pu...

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NOR update
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 15:16

Two leading container industry bodies, the Container Owners Association (COA) and the Cargo Incident Notification System (CINS), supported by the leading freight transport insurer, TT Club have published an in-depth guide for those seekin...

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Felixstowe expands...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 11:55

A contract will be awarded today for the latest phase of expansion at Hutchison Ports' Port of Felixstowe.

VolkerFitzpatrick Limited will be appointed to undertake the design and construction of approximately 13 hectares of pave...

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BIFA Training expands team with first key appointment
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 12:41

In order to keep up with member demand – and with other opportunities on the horizon – BIFA has expanded its training team with the appointment of Graeme Wilkinson.

Graeme, who has over 20 years of freight forwarding experience, j...

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Leman acquires Maru International
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 08:02

Leman has announced that it has acquired Maru International Ltd - a solid freight forwarding company focused on European road transport whilst also offering air, sea and logistics solutions.

The company has offices in Dewsbury and Br...

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Peel celebrates Surefreight's new Heysham depot
Monday, September 4, 2017 - 19:25

Peel Ports Group has welcomed the launch of Surefreight’s new Heysham Depot - a £1.3 million investment made by the haulage firm intended to improve port accessibility for businesses and consumers across the country.

Launched on 2 Se...

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Blockchain system successfully deployed to revolutionise the container shipping industry
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 13:28

Marine Transport International has announced a successful pilot of blockchain technology, validated by the University of Copenhagen & BLOC

The container logistics industry will see improved connectivity, efficiency and security t...

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BluJay builds war-chest
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 08:38

 BluJay Solutions has raised a significant new financing facility from TPG Specialty Lending and BlueBay Asset Management’s Private Debt Group. The capital will bolster BluJay’s continued expansion of its market-leading Global Trade Network...

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Maritime Transport delivers ‘good return’ despite Hanjin Shipping collapse
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 09:23

Maritime Transport saw pre-tax profit rise almost 10% year-on-year despite the collapse of "significant customer" Hanjin Shipping last year.

According to its most recently filed accounts to Companies House the Felixstowe container ha...

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East Trans invests
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 08:52

An East Yorkshire logistics company has completed a £1.6m investment in a bid to capitalise on the rapid growth in online shopping.

East Trans has launched a 40,000 sq ft, high-bay warehouse, which has already led to the securing of...

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