Management buys Dublin’s Toga Freight

The management of Dublin-based Toga Freight have completed a buyout and acquired the full shareholding of the forwarder from co-founder and majority shareholder, Martin Gately. Toga Freight Services was founded in 1978 by the later Peter Toner and Martin Gately (hence the name ‘To-Ga’) and since Peter Toner’s passing away in 2016 has been owned and run by Martin Gately, Robert Dickinson, Muriel Corish and Peter Toner’s son, Darragh Toner. Toga Freight ... [+]

Cincinnati joins IAG Constant Climate network

IAG Cargo has announced Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky International Airport as its latest Constant Climate station, bringing the total number of approved stations in the US to 21. It will facilitate the movement of pharmaceuticals between Cincinnati and London Heathrow for critical cargo such as vaccines, medicinal ... [+]

ACS speeds aid to stricken Libya

Air broker Air Charter Service has been working around the clock to arrange aid charters to Libya following the catastrophic floods in the country. By 21 September it had already chartered aircraft carrying over 500 tons to the country, with more to follow in the coming ... [+]

Schenker poised for Manchester move

German forwarder DB Schenker has bought a 2.3 acre site at Trafford Park for a new Manchester facility due to open later this year. Catering to air, ocean, land and contract logistics it will more than double the size of its existing facility with almost 50,000sq ... [+]

New station underpins Southampton safety

DP World has introduced a remote ‘pinning’ station at its Southampton container terminal. ‘Pinning’ is the process of manually placing a twistlock into the corner casting of a container to keep it in place at sea. For the past 50 years, twistlocks were put in ... [+]

Miles O’Donnell takes charge of Europa Air & Sea in UK and Ireland

Europa Worldwide Group’s Air & Sea forwarding arm has appointed Miles O’Donnell as general manager for the UK and Ireland as part of a restructure. He is responsible for the sales and operational sides of the UK team.  Director of Europa Air & Sea, Angus Hind, ... [+]

Giant transformer delivery all in a night’s work for Collett

Heavy haulier Collett & Sons delivered an 184-tonne transformer to Corduff Substation to the north-west of Dublin in September. The complex project was part of a collaborative effort with Wagenborg where Collett was responsible for the final leg of the project from Dublin Port to its ... [+]

Rijeka breaks ground on 1m teu a year terminal

The Port of Rijeka has held a groundbreaking ceremony for its Rijeka Gateway container terminal with the help of pupils from the local Podmurvice Elementary School on 13 September. At €380 million, will be the largest investment in its history and create more than 300 ... [+]

ONE brings water to rural Africa

Shipping consortium Ocean Network Express (ONE) has signed a partnership with Project Maji, a pan-African safe water NGO, to address the needs of rural communities in Ghana and Kenya. The partnership, made through its Europe arm will install solar-powered water access points, significantly improving health ... [+]

Rhenus starts work on Venlo site

German-owned forwarder Rhenus is building a new 33,000sq m warehouse at Venlo in the Netherlands. It has signed a sustainable redevelopment agreement for 20 years with asset manager Abrdn for the building, located in Greenport Venlo, which will be redeveloped to BREEAM Excellent and Well ... [+]