ONE and Freightliner extend green diesel deal

Ocean Network Express (ONE) UK and Freightliner have extended their commitment to use HVO100 fuel for all rail transport, following a six-month pilot. A 100% renewable fuel, HVO is made from raw materials such as vegetable oils, waste-based fat and oil from the food industry. Switching to HVO can reduce CO2 emissions by up to 90% and is the best alternative to conventional diesel which is normally used to power freight trains. This ... [+]

Maritime gears up in Northants and Liverpool

Maritime Transport has ordered 14 new reach stackers from SANY and Kalmar for its container handling operations. The €8 million investment will beused to expand operations at the Strategic Rail Freight Interchange (SRFI) at Northampton Gateway and a new container storage facility at the Port ... [+]

DP World targets 40% Southampton rail share

DP World is targeting a 40% rail freight share for containers from Southampton in 2026 with its Modal Shift Programme. The scheme, which is being extended until the end of next year, encourages freight owners to move their containers import-laden containers via rail to a ... [+]

Five MDs for Kukla Group

Munich-based multimodal operator Kukla Group has appointed five new managing directors to help expand its presence in Europe. Knut Sander remains chief executive, while Robert Richter becomes chief financial office, Axel Bohnensteffen heads up intermodal and shortsea transportation, Dennis Mahnecke, road transport and warehouse/contract logistics, ... [+]

Green corridor to link East and Midlands freeports

Freeport East and East Midlands Freeport are to set up a green freight corridor between the two sites. Under a memorandum of understanding signed by Freeport East chief executive Steve Beel and East Midlands Freeport chief executive Tom Newman-Taylor on 22 the two freeports will work ... [+]

CargoBeamer wins funds to boost terminals

Leipzig-based intermodal company CargoBeamer has won €90 million from transport ministries in Germany and Switzerland for new terminal construction. The funds will be used to expand terminals at Kaldenkirchen (Germany) and Domodossola near Milan. The CargoBeamer system uses a patented system that allows non-craneable as ... [+]

Multimodal registrations jump by a third

This year’s Multimodal has seen a 33% increase in visitor registrations, says the organisers of the show which takes place on 11-13 June at Birmingham’s NEC. Its popularity has also driven an increase of 17% in exhibitors with a spike in attendance from shipping lines, technology ... [+]

DFDS launches UK/Poland intermodal route

DFDS has launched an intermodal sea-road-rail service between the UK and Poland, offering a substantial reduction in carbon emissions compared to previous solutions.The route consists of a ferry leg from Immingham or Felixstowe, dependent on origin to the DFDS terminal in Vlaardingen, from where cargo ... [+]

DP World to invest €130m in Romania

DP World is making a €130m investment in its Romania’ logistics infrastructure. It includes a new eight-acre, €21m intermodal logistics hub at Aiud, in the industrial heartland and new project cargo and ro ro terminals in Constanta, the largest container port on the Black Sea, ... [+]

DP World takes to the rails to Türkiye

DP World is using a previously neglected rail route from China to Türkiye to keep vital raw materials flowing into the country in the wake of the Red Sea attacks on shipping. Turkish manufacturing relies heavily on raw materials from China but with shipping diverting ... [+]