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Liverpool2, phase two

McLaughlin & Harvey has been awarded the contract to deliver the next phase of the Liverpool2 deep-water container terminal. The multi-million project will significantly increase the footprint and add ten cantilever rail mounted gantry cranes and three ship-to-shore cranes (STS). There will also be additional reefer points. The STS cranes are scheduled to arrive in November 2019 with the overall project expected to be completed during 2021. Opened in November 2016, Liverpool2 ... [+]

Carmody to head up WFS in UK

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) has appointed Paul Carmody as managing director of its UK cargo operations. He was previously head of UK operations and has held senior positions at Menzies Aviation in Canada and the US prior to joining WFS in 2009. He will be ... [+]

So far so good for Europa Belfast

Europa Road's Belfast branch is celebrating a successful first year in business during September. It provides 30 daily freight departures between Northern Ireland and continental Europe via Europa’s 1Hub facility in Dartford in partnership with local operator Liam Connolly.  Shipments are collected and shipped on ... [+]

Stena brings symbol of peace to Belfast

Stena Line owner Dan Sten Olsson has applauded the unveiling of The Knotted Gun sculpture in Belfast by the Non-Violence Project Foundation (NVPF). The city will join New York, Tokyo, Stockholm, Cape Town and Berlin in hosting a permanent version of the work, thanks to ... [+]

Freighter operators offer cargo.one option

Moscow-based AirBridgeCargo and UK all-freighter operator CargoLogicAir have made the first bookings on the cargo.one digital platform. Initially online bookings will be available on services originating from Frankfurt, Munich, Leipzig and Amsterdam but there are plans to expand the option to the rest of the ... [+]

Ports firm scoops rail prize

PD Ports won Business of the Year at the Rail Freight Group’s (RFG) annual awards ceremony on 12 September. The judges praised its outstanding commitment to its customers and to the wider local community in the North East and were particularly impressed by PD Ports’ ... [+]

DHL’s Hanover hub open for business

DHL Freight has opened its new Hanover hub at Airport Business Park in Langenhagen. The 8,700 m² transshipment terminal has over 86 loading bays, handling road freight for both the Europe-wide all-in-one groupage service Euroconnect and the Eurapid premium groupage service is handled. The 290-strong ... [+]

We’ll be the best in the business, says Belfast Harbour

Belfast Harbour pledged to become “the best regional port in the world” when it announced its Strategic Plan, published at its Annual Stakeholder Meeting on 12 September, together with an outlook to 2035. Long-term proposals include schemes to deepen the port’s shipping channel to accommodate larger ... [+]

Tyne brews up a success story

Port of Tyne says that it has imported imported 45 tonnes of coffee beans in the first three weeks of a new partnership with Newcastle-owned Ringtons - enough to make 4.5 million cups. The family-owned firm offers a doorstep delivery service but is perhaps best ... [+]

French firm opens south Russian site

French logistics company FM Logistic has opened a 35,000sq m warehouse near the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don to serve the region's growing food, retail and manufacturing sectors. Located on a 20 acre-site, the new temperature-controlled warehouse It will hold up to 50,000 pallets of products ... [+]