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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, ... [+]

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. [+]

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 ... [+]

HS Paris heralds Liverpool springtime

Paris in Liverpool The Port of Liverpool handled its largest ever containership at its new deepwater terminal on 6 March. Liverpool2 played host to MSC’s 6,552teu HS Paris, which is the first post-Panamax vessel to call since opening of phase 1 opening of the new terminal ... [+]

Grangemouth modernises with new machines

Grangemouth, Scotland’s main container port, has put three new Kalmar straddle carriers into operation. The new ESC340 straddle machines increase the number of machines at the terminal to 16 and are the first phase of a programme to replace the entire fleet. Owners Forth Ports ... [+]

Major move for Cork Harbour

Three new 65 metre tall ship-to-shore container cranes manufactured in Ireland by Liebherr and assembled in Cork Harbour are scheduled for delivery to Crowley Puerto Rico Services’ Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan later this month. The cranes which are currently on board the Overseas Heavy ... [+]

Mega-Multimodal to explore mega-ships

The impact of mega-ships and alliances on shippers, new regulations affecting container packing, and opportunities created by free trade zones will all be explored during this year’s Multimodal. With the container industry building bigger ships to cut costs, and unparalleled consolidation within the industry through mergers ... [+]

Stena Holyhead to host electricty from waves scheme

Ferry companies often move oversize shipments for major projects, but UK and European ro ro operator Stena Line has taken the process a stage further by providing the infrastructure for a major scheme. It has entered a joint venture with Swedish-based Minesto to build an assembly ... [+]

EU pays the ferrymen – not enough

The new chief executive of the Interferry trade association, Mike Corrigan, called for more European Union involvement and investment in the ferry sector at European Shipping Week in Brussels on 27 February. He asked why only 3% of total European transport funding is devoted to ... [+]