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ABP crane investment set to lift booming Port of Hull to new heights
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 12:42

The arrival of two state-of-the-art cranes worth £10.5 million will enable ABP’s Hull Container Terminal to handle double the volume of trade by increasing capacity to more than 400,000 units per year. 

The giant 600 tonne and 5...

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Wallenius Wilhelmsen to develop in the Port Of Zeebrugge
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 11:37

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics ASA (WWL) signed a concession agreement with the Port of Zeebrugge to expand its footprint at the Port of Zeebrugge, with the 49 ha Bastenaken West property located in the inner port. WWL nearly doubles its...

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VARTAN launches new corporate ID
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 11:23

Vartan, the trade and compliance specialists, celebrated the launch of its new branding in February as the Felixstowe-based consultancy continues to expand.  

Miles Vartan, managing director of VARTAN explains:

“We hav...

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DFDS reports record performance as North Sea freight volumes grow 7 percent
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 09:05

DFDS has just reported another record result for 2017. The operating profit of DKK2.7 billion was based, among other things, on the continuing positive development in volumes on the Company’s ten freight routes across the North Sea.

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Clipper invests in the drivers of tomorrow with innovative training initiative
Monday, February 19, 2018 - 08:59

Clipper Logistics has announced the launch of an initiative which aims to help its warehouse employees be trained as drivers, allowing them to further their careers and progress within the business. Warehouse operatives are being given th...

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Stena Line Ports invests £4m In Holyhead port upgrades
Friday, February 16, 2018 - 16:44

Stena Line Ports is investing more than £4m in upgrades to improve infrastructure at the Port of Holyhead after recording a record year for freight growth.

The upgrades will include the creation of additional freight space at th...

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Svetruck appoints Cooper as UK distributor
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 13:51

Cooper Specialised Handling has been appointed the exclusive distributor for Svetruck in the UK and Ireland in a key move which heralds the return of the port and heavy handling equipment specialist to the UK heavy lift truck market.

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Order placed for new Isle of Wight freight ferry
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 13:07

A new dedicated freight service across the Solent is to be introduced, ferry operator Red Funnel has announced.

A £10m freight-only ferry is to be built in the Cammell Laird shipyard in Birkenhead.

The 74m (240ft) roll...

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Wincanton extends fuel delivery contract with Phillips 66
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 09:13

Wincanton has successfully extended its contract with Phillips 66 to provide delivery services for ground fuels and LPG, marking a 16 year working relationship between the two companies.

The contract will see the provision of 31...

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Descartes sponsors True Heroes Racing
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 14:08

Descartes Systems Group has announced its sponsorship of True Heroes Racing, a team founded in 2012 as a project to provide wounded, injured and sick (WIS) UK Service personnel and Veterans, with the opportunity to become directly involve...

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Yodel announces partnership with Figleaves
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 10:10

Independent parcel carrier Yodel has announced a new partnership with online lingerie and swimwear retailer, Figleaves, which is expected to bring over half a million parcels into the network each year. The partnership means Yodel is now...

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Heathrow starts the new year with record breaking cargo volumes
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 09:59

Heathrow Airport has started 2018 with cargo volumes continuing to break records, with a 6.9 per cent increase in January.

The London airport handled 133,030 tonnes of cargo in January, with the US top the list of destinations s...

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Planning is everything...
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 11:13 visit Fargo Systems at Multimodal 2018 to pick up your World Cup wall planner and see the new TOPS Anywhere App!

Clever forward planning is the theme of the Fargo Systems stand at this year’s Multimodal show.  Visitors to...

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Bombardier offers three-year logistics contract to DHL Supply Chain
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 11:07

Bombardier Transportation recently awarded a three-year contract to DHL Supply Chain to manage inbound logistics to its rail vehicles production site in Derby, United Kingdom.

Under the contract, DHL is expected to handle logist...

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Eddie Stobart set to be first tenant at Midlands Logistics
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 10:53

Tritax Big Box REIT plc has exchanged contracts, conditional on receiving full planning consent, to provide forward funding for the development of a new regional distribution centre at Midlands Logistics Park (MLP), Corby.

The d...

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Halo/SH Pratt break ground at DP World London Gateway
Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 08:25

Construction of SH Pratt Group’s state-of-the-art multi-temperature product handling facility at DP World London Gateway has started.

Luton-based firm SH Pratt Group – one of Europe’s leading fruit importers and ripeners – is es...

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University Games UK makes a move with Import Services!
Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 08:17

University Games UK, manufacturers and distributors of board games, and mini games, has selected Import Services as logistics partner, to adopt the supply chain edge port-centric distribution provides. 

University Games UK, form...

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P&O Ferrymasters speeds up British Steel
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 14:11

P&O Ferrymasters has acted to provide a more efficient service for new lorry drivers arriving at British Steel’s site in Scunthorpe with the introduction of a ‘Meet & Greet’ reception facility.

Since its launch in Novemb...

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CMA CGM introduces REEFLEX
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 14:05


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Port of Rotterdam teams with IBM Internet of Things to digitize operations
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 13:50

The Port of Rotterdam Authority and IBM have announced their collaboration on a multi-year digitisation initiative to transform the port’s operational environment using Internet of Things (IoT) technologies in the cloud to benefit the por...

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Agility is first forwarder to work with Maersk/IBM on Blockchain
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 11:25

Agility is the first freight forwarder to collaborate on a Maersk-IBM solution to provide more efficient and secure methods for conducting global trade by using blockchain technology to manage and track container shipments. 


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Containerships recognises PD Ports’ Teesport as top terminal
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 09:21

Teesport has been awarded Terminal Operator of the Year by Finnish shipping and logistics group – Containerships.

This is only the third time they have recognised a terminal and PD Ports’ Teesport follows on from awards to St.Pe...

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Stena Line’s Belfast services deliver record 2017
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 14:45

2017 marked another record trading year for leading ferry company Stena Line across its travel and freight services.  Freight volumes on its Belfast to Cairnryan, Liverpool and Heysham routes exceeded a record 514 000 units, which represe...

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The Ultra Large Container Ship from a different angle
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 14:17

ULCS, short for Ultra Large Container Ship, is the generic name for container ships with a nominal container capacity of 10,000 TEU and over. For many, the ULCS is a fascinating ship, and the editors of DynaLiners Weekly, published by Dyn...

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ABP announces acquisition of W.E. Dowds
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 11:56

Associated British Ports (ABP) announces today that it has completed the acquisition of W.E. Dowds (Shipping) Ltd for an undisclosed sum.

Established in 1960, Dowds is among the UK’s leading family-owned port operations business...

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Fargo Systems has a great start to 2018!
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 08:01

Fargo Systems has just announced that already in 2018 it has secured five new customers, all using its TOPS transport management system.  Furthermore, two of these new customers will also be implementing Fargo Systems in-cab solutions for...

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UK Brexit Secretary welcomes free port study
Friday, February 2, 2018 - 07:55

The UK’s Brexit Secretary of State has welcomed a proposal for a study into the benefits of free port status for the Tees region – which contains Teesport.

During a visit to Teesport, David Davis, the UK Secretary of State for E...

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ONE ready to take bookings from February 1
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 11:48

Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “ONE”) announces that acceptance of bookings for its container shipping service begins in stages from February 1, 2018*.

ONE is a joint venture of Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha...

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CEVA appoints new Managing Director for UK, Ireland and Nordics
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 11:43

CEVA Logistics has appointed Eddie Aston to the position of Managing Director, UK, Ireland and Nordics (UKIN).

Aston joins CEVA from Northgate the commercial van hire and leasing organization where he was UK Managing Director. I...

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New GEFCO branding highlights new ambitions for transformed group
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 18:10

GEFCO, a global provider of industrial supply-chain services and the European leader in automotive logistics, has revamped its brand identity with an updated logo and brand-new signature. GEFCO’s new brand signature, Partners, unlimited r...

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