Rail

Grangemouth Express to continue

Forth Ports and its partners Direct Rail Services and Eddie Stobart are to make permanent the the weekly train service between the ports of Tilbury and Grangemouth, following a successful trial. It said that two-way business had been encouraging allowing the service to operate  regularly every weekend. [+]

Partners target Brexit Britain

Turkish-owned Ekol Logistics and Belgian-based North Africa and Middle East groupage specialist Transuniverse Forwarding have signed a letter of intent to build a joint 40-hectare multimodal and ro ro terminal at Kluizendok in Ghent, that will target the UK market. It will include a 10-hectare cross-dock ... [+]

Maritime expands container capacity

Maritime Transport has confirmed an order for additional five new Sany empty container handlers and five new Sany reach stackers from Cooper Specialised Handling Three reach stackers will go to Maritime’s new terminal currently under construction at East Midlands Gateway, due for completion in November and ... [+]

Posh printer signs up for Doncaster’s iPort

Luxury print specialist Kingsbury Press has signed up for a new facility at iPort multimodal logistics hub in Doncaster for its new UK head office and production site. Relocating from its current base in Armthorpe the company is taking building iP2c, a total of 58,879sq ... [+]

Maritime increases London Gateway’s northern exposure

Maritime Intermodal has launched two new daily rail services from DP World London Gateway to its terminals at Trafford Park (Manchester) and Wakefield. The DB Cargo-hauled trains are the operator’s fifth and sixth to date, following the launch of Maritime Intermodal in April and can move ... [+]

Rail link for Lahore

Pakistan International Container Terminal (PICT) - a subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services - and Pakistan Railways have launched a rail container service between Karachi and Lahore. PICT is the only terminal at the port of Karachi with an internal rail connection. [+]

Three thousand trailers and 730 football parks

Ekol Hungary and Rail Cargo Hungary have celebrated the transportation of the Turkish-owned logistics operator’s 3000th trailer by train between Budapest and Neuss, Germany. Ekol says the carbon savings from the four times per week, 30 hour service is the equivalent of 730 football pitches ... [+]

A million trucks for French train firm

French Railways’ intermodal arm VIIA says it had transport a million units on its trains. The company operates shuttle trains carrying road trailers on routes from Italy and Spain to France, including Calais. [+]

Swiss rail operator adds Rotterdam routes

Swiss rail operator Schweizerzug has introduced two weekly round trips linking Frenkendorf (near Basel) and Niederglatt (near Zurich) with the port of Rotterdam. In January and February, the company increased its departures from the two locations to the Port of Antwerp. [+]

North and South for DSV Italy rail service

DSV are now operating a daily rail service between the UK and Italy via northern and southern crossings via Hull or Tilbury and offering a transit time of 5 to 8 working days. Regardless of the port of exit when departing the UK, the vessel sails ... [+]