DHL to build Munich hub

DHL Express Germany and Munich Airport have signed a contract to build a new freight building. The site will compromise a gross floor area of over 8,000sq m on land leased from the airport and will include direct airside access and two ‘fingers’ for pick-up and delivery where up to 65 delivery vehicles can be dispatched simultaneously. The new station will meet all Transported Asset Protection Association requirements, and will ... [+]

New contract fuels Cardiff growth

ABP’s Port of Cardiff has commenced a new contract with fuels and petrochemical product refiner Valero. The new long-term agreement includes occupation of a 12-acre storage and distribution terminal adjacent to ABP’s Roath Dock which will be fed by coastal tankers. Valero uses a coastal shipping ... [+]

Austrians in Australia – and New Zealand

Austrian forwarder Gebrüder Weiss is opening its first  national subsidiaries in Australia and New Zealand with Air & Sea locations in Sydney, Melbourne and  Auckland. Regional manager for East Asia and Oceania Michael Zankel (pictured) said the new locations would focus primarily on import business ... [+]

Solent Stevedores set to expand London container handling

Stevedoring company, Solent Stevedores, has started work on expanding its empty container handling facility at DP World London Gateway. Solent Stevedores first opened its five-acre facility at London Gateway in 2016. The expansion will increase the site’s capacity by 82% to 4,300teu and will be fully ... [+]

New crane lifts Portico’s prospects in Portsmouth

Portsmouth stevedore Portico has taken delivery of a new 432-tonne mobile harbour crane. Able to provide tandem lifts up to 250 tonnes, it is expected to boost the south coast port’s presence in the heavylift market and will be essential to handle the business of ... [+]

Video marks Windrush Day in Tilbury

National Windrush Day at Tilbury will this year be celebrated by a short video to celebrate the contribution - to the NHS especially - of immigrants from the West Indies and the role of the Port of Tilbury in their arrival in the 72 years ... [+]

Healthy business for handler WFS

Worldwide Flight Services says its investment in 12 dedicated pharma facilities at airports in Europe (including London) the US and Africa has paid off with significant increases in time- and temperature-sensitive volumes in the first five months of 2020. They will also provide vital support ... [+]

Chapman Freeborn acquires Arcus Air

Chapman Freeborn has signed an agreement to acquire Arcus Air Logistics and Arcus Air OBC from the Arcus Air Group. Offering ad-hoc air cargo charter and on board courier services primarily to the automotive industry, Arcus Air Logistics provides cargo charter services with its own ... [+]

TAPA signs up new parking partner

The Transported Asset Protection Association’s (TAPA) has signed up European digital booking platform Bosch Secure Truck Parking as a partner. It has contributed to a 42.9% growth in the Association’s database of secure parking places in the last 12 months. TAPA’s Parking Security requirement (PSR) industry ... [+]

Gefco wagons roll as car makers get ready to restart

Automotive logistics specialist Gefco has moved 500 tons of key automotive parts from Wuhan, China to France on one of the first block trains to travel from the city since the COVID-19 global crisis. The 41 containers arrived at the Lille Dourges terminal (pictured) in ... [+]

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