Multimodal 2019

Sea & Inland Waterways

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GB Railfreight runs first service from Solent Stevedores to iPort Rail
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:21

On Tuesday 18th September, GB Railfreight Class 66 locomotive no. 66752, ‘The Hoosier State’ had the privilege of being the first freight train to arrive at the newly-opened iPort Rail inland port in Rossington, Doncaster.

The f...

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Unifeeder increases capacity and coverage to the UK
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 07:44

With two weekly sailings to the UK and bigger vessel intake, Unifeeder claim their customers will enjoy an increased capacity from the UK to Poland as well as improved transit time out of Riga.

The new vessel has a capacity of 8...

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A.P. Moller - Maersk rings the changes
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 08:19

To better serve customers and unlock growth potential in the Logistics & Services segment, A.P. Moller - Maersk will combine its offering for ocean products and supply chain services to be able to offer more comprehensive end-to-end l...

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BIFA expands training team with another key appointment
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 09:47

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has expanded its training team with the appointment of Claire Capaccioli as Trainer – Freight and Customs Procedures.

For some time the trade association for freight forwardin...

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Eddie Stobart launches new train service
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 07:37

Eddie Stobart has announced the launch of its new train service, connecting the Port of Tilbury to Tesco’s site in Daventry, and then Daventry to Mossend, Scotland.

This is Eddie Stobart’s first ever train service to run from th...

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Kuehne + Nagel deploys blockchain technology for VGM Portal
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 16:09

Kuehne + Nagel for the first time leverages the benefits of blockchain technology in a large scale operational environment with 800,000 transactions per month while upgrading its well-established VGM Portal. The enhanced solution provides...

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PD Ports launches strategic partnership with Seacon to serve UK importers
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 16:01

PD Ports has formed a partnership with Seacon (SG), a UK port-based terminal operator, freight forwarder and one of the UK’s largest independent suppliers to paper and pulp importers in the Forest Products industry, to establish a point o...

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DSV expands LCL services into northern England
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 15:46

DSV in the UK has recently expanded its less-than-container-load (LCL) Sea Freight services to further enhance its offering to customers by running an additional consolidation service into the North of England.

The new premium s...

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Seatruck further increase capacity on Dublin Liverpool route
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 13:48

Seatruck further increases capacity on Dublin Liverpool route

Seatruck Ferries, the Irish Sea freight specialist, have increased capacity and sailing frequency on their Dublin to Liverpool route.

The smallest vessel on...

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ABP and Shipping Minister Nusrat Ghani MP launch the Women in Maritime Charter
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 13:44

ABP hosted Shipping Minister Nusrat Ghani to launch the Women in Maritime Taskforce Charter, a new initiative to encourage more women to take up roles within the industry.

The Charter calls on signatories to take positive action...

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Don’t miss out, enter the FTA’s Logistics Awards - deadline extended to 21 September!
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 12:41

There’s still time to enter the UK's Flagship Awards for the Logistics Industry.  The FTA Logistics Awards 2018, the only awards for the industry and by the industry, celebrate the best of the best from this vital sector – including opera...

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Don’t miss out, enter the FTA’s Logistics Awards - deadline extended to 21 September!
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 12:41

There’s still time to enter the UK's Flagship Awards for the Logistics Industry.  The FTA Logistics Awards 2018, the only awards for the industry and by the industry, celebrate the best of the best from this vital sector – including opera...

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Discover the future of freight at FTA’s Future Logistics Conference
Monday, September 3, 2018 - 16:24

Self-driving and electric vehicles, drone technology, Wi-Fi connectivity, artificial intelligence and more: the world around us is changing fast, and the logistics sector is one area embracing new technologies and solutions quickly.

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Discover the future of freight at FTA’s Future Logistics Conference
Monday, September 3, 2018 - 16:24

Self-driving and electric vehicles, drone technology, Wi-Fi connectivity, artificial intelligence and more: the world around us is changing fast, and the logistics sector is one area embracing new technologies and solutions quickly.

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Twill changes brand affiliation from Damco to Maersk
Monday, September 3, 2018 - 07:57

Twill has announced a change in its brand affiliation from 'Damco' to 'Maersk'. Launched in April 2017, Twill was created as a 'Damco innovation' and operated as a partner with the freight forwarder and supply chain management company, wh...

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Kuehne + Nagel establishes one European region
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 08:49

In order to further increase the growth momentum, Kuehne + Nagel will establish an integrated region Europe as of January 1, 2019.

Under the roof of the region Europe with its head office in Hamburg, Kuehne + Nagel will consolid...

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Belfast welcomes Stena Forerunner
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 16:30

The 3,000 lane metre Stena Forerunner has been introduced on the Belfast to Liverpool route as a result to growing market demand and the need for increased capacity and will increase weekly freight capacity on the service by almost 10%....

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Davies Turner remains positive on Turkish trade
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 10:58

Davies Turner, the UK’s largest independent freight forwarding company, remains positive about the trading outlook for Turkey despite the country's ongoing economic crisis and depreciating currency.

Company chairman, Philip Stephe...

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New Managing Director for Dachser UK
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 10:48

After more than 17 years at the helm, Nick Lowe is taking early retirement from Dachser at the end of September to pursue other interests. His successor, Mark Rollinson, who has formerly held senior Director positions at Schenker and Allp...

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New ship-to-shore crane sails into the Port of Grangemouth
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 08:28

The Port of Grangemouth has this week welcomed its new multimillion pound container crane which is set to increase the number of ship to shore cranes at the port by 50% and change the skyline at Scotland’s largest container facility. ...

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NFT proves its top banana with new Tilbury deal
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 09:21

NFT has signed its largest fresh produce contract since opening its flagship facility at Tilbury.

The contract is a four-way collaboration between a range of growers, importers, specialised reefer operator Sea Trade, the Port of...

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ONE enhances reefer fleet
Monday, August 20, 2018 - 14:51

Ocean Network Express has expanded its fleet of refrigerated containers with an order for 14,000, state of the art, advanced generation units.

The order, comprising 13,000 40 ft boxes and 1,000 20 ft units, also includes the add...

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Shipping Minister opens Portsmouth’s new £9m linkspan
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 09:35

Portsmouth International Port's new £9m linkspan has been officially opened by Shipping Minister Nusrat Ghani MP.

The linkspan, which is best described as a drawbridge to get cars and lorries on and off of ferries, will help the...

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Maritime Transport sets its sights on chilled distribution sector
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 09:15

Maritime Transport wants to grow in the chilled distribution sector, after a successful start to its contract running Tesco’s Snodland DC contributed to a strong performance in 2017.

Taking over from Wincanton, Maritime began de...

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Ninety-four companies join IBM and Maersk's blockchain supply chain
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 08:40

IBM and shipping giant Maersk have recruited a sturdy crew for their global trade blockchain platform. The companies have already signed up 94 firms for the platform since it was spun off from Maersk in January. They have also finally giv...

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Calling the Best of the Best! Nominations now open for FTA Logistics Awards 2018
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 11:33

The logistics industry is one of the UK's largest and most important business sectors, employing just over 2.5 million people and contributing more than £121 billion GVA to the nation's economy.  To recognise and reward the outstanding bu...

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Calling the Best of the Best! Nominations now open for FTA Logistics Awards 2018
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 11:33

The logistics industry is one of the UK's largest and most important business sectors, employing just over 2.5 million people and contributing more than £121 billion GVA to the nation's economy.  To recognise and reward the outstanding bu...

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DP World acquires Unifeeder
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 12:39

The Unifeeder Group, the largest Pan-European feeder and shortsea operator, has announced the signing of the agreed acquisition of Unifeeder by DP World, a leading enabler of global trade and an integrated supplier to numerous supply chai...

CMA CGM
CMA CGM hopes new mega-boxship bow design will be on the nose for economy
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 15:41

A steel cutting ceremony took place in China last week on the hulls of the first two ships of CMA CGM’s order for nine 22,500 teu LNG-powered ULCVs, featuring a potentially game-changing bow design.

Alongside similar ULCVs being...

Associated British Ports
Farewell to former Harbour Master at Port of Southampton
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 16:02

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Tues 18th June 2019 10:00 - 17:00

Awards/VIP Dinner 19:00 - 24:00

Wed 19th June 2019 10:00 - 19:00

Multimodal Mixer 17:00 - 19:00
(Late night opening & happy hour)

Thurs 20th June 2019 10:00 - 15:00

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