February 2021

DFDS joins green power project

DFDS has partnered with major Danish organisations including Arla, Maersk, Danish Crown and DLG in a Power-to-Ammonia alternative fuel project. It says that green ammonia is an ideal replacement for fuel oil on ferries because it is produced by a 100% renewable and carbon-free process. It can be burnt in a solid oxide fuel cell with only water and nitrogen as a by-product. The project will be based in Esbjerg ... [+]

Ex- Kuehne + Nagel executives get into the haulage game

Former Kuehne + Nagel senior executives Anthony Quinn and Peter Adams have bought Exeter-based haulier STR Logistics through their holding company 2020 Logistic Solutions. STR Logistics has been operating for over twenty years specialising in most aspects of freight transport and employs over one people who operate a varied fleet ... [+]

Northern Ireland delays set to worsen as UK-EU talks stall

A UK-EU Joint Committee meeting on 24 February has failed to extend the grace period on new controls on parcels and food moving between the UK and Northern Ireland, due to end on 31 March. This could increase which could increase delays and red tape significantly, said broker ParcelHero. The UK ... [+]

Ceva moves Thailand office

Ceva Logistics has moved its country head office in Thailand to Bangkok’s business district. It follows the move of CEVA Logistics’ airfreight team to a new office at Suvarnabhumi Airport and the opening of a new ocean station at Laem Chabang. The new head office is close to the city’s ... [+]

DSV extends freighter network

DSV has is in the process of adding three new intercontinental routes to its existing freighter network to make up for a lack of capacity on scheduled carriers due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Airports around the world are facing significant cargo congestion, and customers are facing a frustrating lack of capacity, ... [+]

We’re beating customs backlog, says Europa boss

Europa managing director Andrew Baxter says that the first few weeks of Brexit “have been incredibly tough” but its new Delivered at Place (DAP) product is now delivering faster transit times with more reliability. Europa Flow was launched on 1January to facilitate exports to the EU on Delivered Duty Paid (DDP) ... [+]

IAG Cargo loses chief to Aer Lingus

International Airlines Group has appointed its cargo chief executive Lynne Embleton as chief executive of  its Irish airline, Aer Lingus from 6 April. She replaces Donal Moriarty who has been interim chief executive since October 2020 and who will resume his role as the airline’s chief corporate affairs officer. Asked what ... [+]

Flight of the Condor – this time for parcels

German holiday airline Condor is to fly four of its Boeing 767s in cargo configuration between its Leipzig hub to Shannon, Ireland, Milan-Malpensa in Italy, and Cologne, Germany. The flights would also be available to transport Covid-19 vaccines. The partnership will initially extend until the end of May.  Since April of ... [+]

Good under the circumstances, says Getlink

Channel tunnel parent company Getlink announced revenue down 24% at €816 million, a performance that group chief executive Yann Leriche described as “robust”.He said: Getlink delivered a solid operational and financial performance, in an exceptional context marked by the Covid crisis and Brexit.”But he added: “In the absence of clear ... [+]

Cargo-partner takes over Dutch partner

Austrian forwader Cargo-partner has also acquired Dutch logistics company Transcargo, its first complete acquisition in its history, following a year’s collaboration at the latter’s warehouse in Roermond. It will now beging the gradual integration of Transcargo into the group as part of its expansion strategy in Western Europe. The logistics center ... [+]

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