United Kingdom

United Kingdom

19 Nov 2014
Peel Ports CEO Mark Whitworth says a $480 million container port rising along the river Mersey will provide the port of Liverpool with “a fantastic opportunity to take back its national market share.”
17 Jun 2014
Hapag-Lloyd has plans to restructure its West Africa service network, including its West Africa Service and West Africa Mediterranean Express, in June and July.
04 Jun 2014
Airlines in Asia are watching freight volumes creep up and daring to think about a peak season, but the steady addition of new passenger routes out of the region and increasing flight frequencies to existing destinations are undermining the improving demand for cargo.
U.S. containerized exports, April 2013 to April 2014
02 Jun 2014
U.S. containerized exports declined for the third straight month in April, albeit marginally, dropping 0.2 percent year over year.
Royal Mail lorries (trucks)
22 May 2014
Royal Mail’s warning of intensifying competition in parcels and the rise of a domestic mail rival overshadowed a 12 percent increase in full-year operating profit.
21 May 2014
The United Kingdom’s largest retail food and clothing chain, Marks & Spencer, yesterday said it is not proceeding with plans for a $335 million distribution hub at London Gateway, dealing a major blow to the U.K.’s newest container port.
12 May 2014
It occupies only 300 square feet in the world’s biggest international airport, but American Airlines Cargo’s first European temperature-controlled facility, which opened in London Heathrow last week, underscores the rise of health care as a key driver of global transport demand.
London Gateway at sundown.
05 May 2014
London Gateway has landed its first east-west liner service after the G6 Alliance announced it would call at the United Kingdom’s newest container port.
30 Apr 2014
DFDS today said it is shuttering a route between the U.K. and Denmark in response to tougher environmental regulations coming into force in January that will sharply raise the cost of ships’ fuel.
29 Apr 2014
Stronger global trade growth and new capacity in the United Kingdom and Brazil boosted DP World’s traffic by 11.6 percent in the first quarter.
The port of Liverpool.
25 Apr 2014
Peel Ports, owner of the port of Liverpool, signed a £100 million ($168 million) contract with China’s Zhenhua Heavy Industries to supply cranes for a new deep-water quay that will triple the size of container ships the northwestern UK port can handle.