We want more Turkey, says Ferrymasters

P&O Ferrymastershas announced plans to develop a comprehensive network across Turkey, in addition to its existing base in Istanbul, It will open offices in Izmir on the Aegean coast, the capital city Ankara, Mersin on the south coast, Bursa in the Marmara region and Gaziantep near the border with Syria. Freight management director Murat Bog, said: “At present we offer freight and intermodal services between Europe and Turkey, combining land routes, short ... [+]

Ferrymasters adds Romania-Poland link

P&O Ferrymasters has launched a new intermodal service between Oradea in Romania and Lodz in Poland. It follows the introduction of services between Oradea and Zeebrugge and Piacenza. The 48-hour service will initially offer two departures each way per week, increasing to three by mid-2020. The service will at first use ... [+]

Ferrymasters opens Budapest rail route

P&O Ferrymasters has added services from Budapest to Rotterdam and Duisburg to its intermodal network, and is offering onward connections between the three Continental hubs and the UK. There will be six departures per week in each direction between Budapest and Rotterdam, with a stop in Duisburg. Transit time between ... [+]

More boxes for Ferrymasters

P&O Ferrymasters has ordered 600 new 45’ pallet wide high-cube containers, due to join the fleet in the second half of 2019. It follows 2018’s order for 700 similar containers and 240 new 45’ swap bodies. This latest order will bring the fleet to 4,000 containers units and 2,000 trailers. [+]

Ferrymasters offers sea link to Turkey

P&O Ferrymasters has launched ferry services between the Turkish ports of Pendik, Ambarli and Mersin to Trieste, Italy, with onward connections to and from its European intermodal network. Departures six times a week in both directions will connect in Trieste with trains to and from P&O Ferries’ continental hubs at ... [+]

More road-rail trailers for Ferrymasters

P&O Ferrymasters has invested in 150 more huckepack units for its rail service between Poznan in Poland and Rotterdam, all fitted with telematics systems to enable customers to track and trace their shipments in real time through dedicated web portals. Mark Timmermans, Trailer Director at P&O Ferrymasters, said: “One of our ... [+]

Sixth Polish train for Ferrymasters

P&O Ferrymasters has added a sixth weekly rail service between Poznan in Poland and Rotterdam. The additional departure – which will boost capacity by 20 per cent - is specifically designed for less trailer load (LTL) freight. Mark Timmermans, Trailer director at P&O Ferrymasters (pictured), said: “We have responded to what ... [+]

Ferrymasters opens Istanbul office

P&O Ferrymasters has opened an office in Istanbul. It will be headed by Ms. Duygu Can and a team of multilingual specialists and offering access to markets in Central Asia and the Middle East via daily departures to and from Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. Director of freight ... [+]

Ferrymasters draws back the curtain on new swapbodies

P&O Ferrymasters is investing in 240 new 45’ curtainside swap bodies to further extend its pan-European intermodal network. The investment is an integral part of the company’s strategic growth plan. The first of their kind in the P&O Ferrymasters fleet, they will be used on rail and road. The design of ... [+]

Retailers give Ferrymasters seal of approval

The British Retail Consortium has awarded P&O Ferrymasters contract logistics operation in Amsterdam its AA mark after carrying out an audit. The rating is a guarantee of quality distribution services to the foodstuffs sector. P&O Ferrymasters’ foodstuffs business includes distributing large volumes of cocoa, starch and ingredients for infant products ... [+]

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