Freight News

We Are Europa – Video Celebrates Passion for Logistics

Leading independent logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group has launched an innovative video to showcase the real people behind the on-going successes of the business as they tell the story of four years of challenge, courage and ambition. [embed]https://skeletonproductions.wistia.com/medias/o1rwvbsf2x?embedType=iframe&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=626[/embed]  Leading independent logistics operator Europa Worldwide Group has launched an innovative video to showcase the real people behind the on-going successes of the business as they tell the story of four years of challenge, ... [+]

Brexit ‘set to hit Irish exporters hard’

Exports to mainland Europe will be seriously hit by a ‘hard’ UK Brexit, according to a new member survey  by the Irish Exporters Association (IEA). Some 88% said the UK leaving the Union would have a harmful effect on the Irish economy while 94% said ... [+]

Heathrow handler gains safety cert.

  Dubai-owned handling group dnata has gained IATA's Safety Audit for Ground Operations registration for its London Heathrow station, joining ten other station in its network that are similarly certified. The standard includes cargo and mail handling and aircraft loading.     [+]

FTA protests against closure of Calais parking

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has protested against the closure of four rest areas on the A16 and A26 and is calling onthe French authorities to provide more safe lorry parking around Calais. It says that an announcement in March by motorway operator Sanef, drastically reduces ... [+]

ABP welcomes A2B

ABP’s Immingham Container Terminal (ICT) has welcomed A2B’s new vessel, MS Vanquish with a traditional port plaque handover between the port manager and the chief officer of the vessel. She will increase calls by the short-sea operator from 9 to11 calls per week. [+]

Segro move paves way for Heathrow Cargo Centre revamp

Property firm Segro has boosted its involvement in the Heathrow market by acquiring the 50% stake in its Airport Property Partnership joint venture from its former partner, Aviva Investors, for £365 million – a move which could pave the way for the long-awaited redevelopment of ... [+]

Hollow victory for UPS

The EU General Court has annulled the European Commission’s blocking of the proposed merger between UPS and TNT Express in 2013, saying that the decision was based on incorrect data. With TNT now in the hands of UPS’s rival, FedEx , it is seen largely ... [+]

Flying eye alights on Stansted

The FedEx Express-Orbis Flying Eye Hospital is visiting Stansted Airport from 11-17 March. The third-generation Flying Eye Hospital is the world’s only mobile ophthalmic teaching hospital on board an MD-10 aircraft donated by FedEx in 2011.  The aircraft has been custom designed to create an ... [+]

Hutchison to run new Stockholm terminal

Hutchison Ports, the Hong Kong-based owner and operator of the Port of Felixstowe has signed a agreement with Ports of Stockholm to operate the container terminal under construction at the city’s Norvik Port. The new port, which is near Nynäshamn 60km south of the Swedish ... [+]

London Gateway breaks into the big time – updated

DP World’s London Gateway port is to handle its first direct Asia/Europe services from April when the newly formed The Alliance consortium starts operations at the Thameside terminal. Announcing its service plans, the grouping – which consists of Hapag Lloyd, K-Line, MOL, NYK Line and Yang ... [+]