Inland waterway

Thames wharves set for cargo comeback

Construction work to return two East London wharves to operation in 2022 is underway, in a £2.6 million programme of improvement works for the Port of London Authority (PLA). One hundred steel piles, each 22.5 metres long and weighing five tonnes are being driven into the 200-metre-long quayside at the adjoining Plaistow and Royal Primrose wharfs in Newham, East London. The piles will provide a stable platform for a new ... [+]

The Xmas party to end all Xmas parties

For many years, we in the media have enjoyed attending the media parties organised by the Seahorse Club, a long-standing, informal, friendly and effective business networking group that tries to foster relationships between journalists and those involved in communications, PR, and marketing linked to cargo ... [+]

Seafrigo sets up Le Havre site

Temperature-controlled food logistics company Seafrigo Group has inaugurated a new 60,000sq m (650,000sq ft) ambient temperature logistics platform in the port area of Le Havre, close to its existing Parc Logistique Seafrigo site. The two new buildings, 30,000sq m each, owned by AG Real Estate and ... [+]

DP World promises more space in Stuttgart

DP World Stuttgart said it would invest €35 million in its Stuttgart inland terminal at a ceremony to mark its 25th anniversary. Over the next three to five years it will bolster the capacity of the trimodal operation – rail, barge and truck. It said ... [+]

Battery boxes for barges

Technology group Wärtsilä has developed a mobile battery container for inland waterway vessels. The first three units, for Netherlands-based ZES (Zero Emission Services) BV, were delivered in June 2021. The battery containers have been installed on a 104teu inland waterway container vessel, which has been ... [+]