United Kingdom

United Kingdom

19 Aug 2015
U.K. port operator PD Ports on Wednesday said it has bought three rubber-tire gantry cranes to handle container traffic growth at Teesport, the second-largest container gateway in the northern U.K.
11 Aug 2015
London Heathrow’s cargo traffic decreased by 5.4 percent in July from a year ago but the airport urged the government to approve an expansion of the airport to keep pace with growing trade with emerging markets.
11 Aug 2015
UPS plans to build a parcel distribution center adjoining London Gateway in a major boost to the container port’s bid to become one of Europe’s biggest logistics hubs.
03 Aug 2015
London Gateway wants shippers to use its new common-user facility as a testbed for trying out innovative logistics solutions, said it implementation director Graeme Clarke.
06 Jul 2015
Gary Wilcock, managing director of Kerry Logistics Europe, passed away on June 21 after a short battle with cancer. He was 54.
01 Jul 2015
Freight forwarders and logistics providers today hailed a government-appointed commission’s call for a third runway to be built at London Heathrow airport, Europe’s fourth largest air cargo hub.
26 Jun 2015
Soaring land prices and road congestion in southeast England could spur more shippers, particularly trading with mainland Europe, to move containers through the country’s northeast ports.
23 Jun 2015
A strike by employees of MyFerryLink has closed Port of Calais, snarling trucks seeking to use ferry services to cross the English Channel, according to the BBC.
15 Jun 2015
India’s Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust and Peel Ports, owner of the port of Liverpool in the United Kingdom, have signed a memorandum of understanding to facilitate long-term, strategic cooperation.
13 Jun 2015
Ryder System is expanding its British truck rental fleet with 400 tractors equipped with Euro 6 emissions controls.
13 Jun 2015
The worldwide rally in containership charter rates may have lost most of its steam, but not for those with the right ships in the right regions, which right now would be the Atlantic.