Peel Ports: ‘Levelling-up’ Whitepaper

Peel Ports has published a white paper to explore the role that ports play in levelling up the UK’s economy, supporting much-needed jobs and driving regeneration through investment across our coastal communities. The report goes on to highlight that the effects on the economy and society from Brexit and COVID have brought supply chains into the public eye as never before, which in turn has resulted in a sharper focus on ... [+]

Rhenus Ireland to build a new western Ireland site

Rhenus Ireland is building a new site at its Rhenus Parkmore facility in Galway, western Ireland. Once completed, the new facility will double the Rhenus Parkmore’s existing capacity to 20,000sq m with a multi-client warehouse to service the west of Ireland. IDA (Industrial Development Agency) Ireland, together ... [+]

Sunny outlook for Portsmouth

Portsmouth International Port has installed 2660 solar panels as part of a green energy scheme managed by Portsmouth City Council with Custom Solar as contractor. The panels will contribute around 35% of the site’s power as part of the Port’s ambition to be the UK’s first ... [+]

Scots specialist hits the million shipment a year mark

When Streamline Shipping Group dropped off a shipment to long-time client Birsay Farmers in Orkney, the Scottish offshore specialist reached the million consignment within a calendar year for the first time. It follows opening of its new freight terminal in Aberdeen in late 2021, significantly increasing ... [+]

Alaska Air takes care of the bear

An orphaned brown bear cub found wandering alone on a military base outside Anchorage is settling into her new home at Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo thanks to Alaska Air Cargo. The 89-pound cub flew to Seattle from Anchorage in mid-July and is now busy getting to ... [+]

Arvato creates XXL Polish hub for H&M

Arvato Supply Chain Solutions has commissioned an expanded distribution centre for retailer H&M in Stryków, Poland to manage the online business of the brand in Eastern Europe. Floor space has been increased by 15,000sq m to 55,000sq m and total storage area of 75,000 m² is ... [+]

Sheerness profits from Dover delays

Peel Ports Group says there has been a substantial increase in trade on its unaccompanied freight service between Calais and its port of Sheerness due to the recent disruption in Dover. The DFDS service has seen a 34% increase in units in the last fortnight  with ... [+]

Canal vision

With the European Union calling for greenhouse gas emissions to be cut by at least 55% by 2030, Japanese-owned forwarder Nippon Express has launched a last-mile delivery in Venice using hydrogen-powered boats for deliveries, primarily to luxury fashion shops. The boats are equipped with removable ... [+]

No time to relax on Long Beach this summer

The Port of Long Beach, the second busiest in the US, says it had its busiest July on record despite a cooling down in consumer spending when it published its latest figures in mid-August.It moved 785,843TEU in July, a slim 0.13% increase from the previous ... [+]

Portsmouth stevedore turns trucker

Portsmouth stevedore Portico has launched its own haulage service with a fleet of eight HGVs, and trailers able to transport containers, break bulk and project cargo. All vehicles meet Euro 6 emissions standards and come with live tracking and electronic proof of delivery systems. [+]