Maersk feeder moves from Immingham to Hull

Maersk Line is to move its BG Freight-operated Humberside/Rotterdam feeder service from ABP Immingham to ABP Hull. It says the move will improve accessibility for local shippers and offering convenient connections with deepsea services. The service will call at Rotterdam on Tuesday-Wednesday with a Saturday arrival and departure in Hull. Maersk’s product manager for UK & Ireland, Asbjorn Kops, said the North-East of England was gaining importance for exports of fish ... [+]

Rhenus moves to larger Hull site

Rhenus Logistics UK has moved its Hull facility to a larger site. The new premises at Saxon Business provides closer links to the local infrastructure. An official opening will take place on 5 December. Country Manager Rhenus UK, Gary Dodsworth, said: “The decision to move the Hull facility to the Saxon ... [+]

Samskip launches Hull-Antwerp route

  Samskip has launched a new service between Antwerp and Hull, its first to Belgium’s largest port. Initially, it will operate twice, from 12 October, with a 508teu capacity vessel, sailing from ATO’s multimodal terminal on Tuesday and Saturday and ABP Hull on Thursday and Monday. This new connection is in addition to ... [+]

ABP to invest in Immingham box terminal

ABP has announced a £36 million expansion plan at the Port of Immingham, along with a £2.8m investment in expanding the land and services available to support customer operations within the port. Traffic at the port has increased from 68,000 containers in 2013 to 183,000 in 2017, fuelled partly by the ... [+]

Record quarter for P&O Ferries box route

P&O Ferries has reported the highest freight volumes yet on its new dedicated container freight service between Zeebrugge and Hull. It transported 8,532 lift units on the service between April and June - an increase of 4% on the first quarter and the best three month period since the route ... [+]

New Ghent-Hull route to start in May

Belgian-based I-Motion Shipping is to introduce a new three-days-a-week container service between Ghent and Hull from 28 May. It will arrive at Hull Container Terminal on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and will be operated by the 100 metre MV Cartagena. Hull owner ABP said that the new service was expected to ... [+]

Samskip starts Hull-Amsterdam link

Samskip inaugurated its new three-times-a-week Amsterdam-Hull container on 21 March with the first call of the 340teu THEA II at the Dutch port’s Amsterdam Container Terminal (ACT). Services depart Amsterdam on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. ACT is operated by TMA Logistics in which Hutchison Ports is a 50% shareholder. TMA has a ... [+]

Samskip to sail between Hull and Amsterdam

Samskip is to add a new three times a week service between Amsterdam and Hull from mid-March. It departs the Netherlands port on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, and will complement the operator’s  existing Rotterdam-Hull and Tilbury-Grangemouth routes.It follows the agreement between Samskip and TMA Logistics for vessel calls at the ... [+]

Acid leak at port of Hull

Fifty firefighters have dealt with a major acid tank leak at ABP Hull’s King George Dock, the BBC reports. According to the report, Humberside Fire and Rescue Service said the tank contained 580 tonnes of hydrochloric acid. The leak was on the east side of the dock, away from homes but people ... [+]

Unifeeder adds Hull string to its Humber bow

Shortsea carrier Unifeeder has confirmed that itssecond Polish/Baltic sailing to the Humber will call in Hull, complementing the existing weekly Immingham call and doubling capacity on the route. Unifeeder, whose current weekly sailing into Immingham departs from Klaipeda/Gydnia and Szczecin, will offer a second service to Hull from Klaipeda and Gdynia ... [+]

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