Maritime provides wheels of Hope

Maritime Transport has donated a Scania truck and trailer to Essex charity, Hope and Aid Direct (HaAD). It will significantly boost HaAD’s capacity to collect essential aid in bulk across the UK, and support various ongoing relief efforts across mainland Europe and into Ukraine. The 2019-plate Euro-6 Scania R450 is a major upgrade to a 40-tonne truck previously used by HaAD and will join two 7.5-tonne vehicles. HaAD’s newest addition will ... [+]

Maritime to take over Tesco rail site from Stobart

Maritime Transport has won a new three-year contract to manage all rail operations at Tesco’s central distribution hubs at Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal (DIRFT). The new agreement builds on Maritime’s 13-year history with the retailer, providing road distribution to Tesco sites nationwide. Under the new contract, Maritime will oversee the ... [+]

Maritime Transport to take part in zero-carbon truck trials

Maritime Transport is to take part in the zero emission HGV and infrastructure demonstrator (ZERFD). The £200 million investment programme  is one of the largest funded initiatives by Innovate UK in partnership with the Department for Transport, and will see investment across four green projects to roll out up to ... [+]

Maritime promotes managers of the future

Road and rail operator Maritime Transport has promoted Alex Williams (pictured, top) and Tom Williams (second from top) to deputy chief executive officers under a longer-term succession plan. They will report directly to chief executive officer, Simon Smart. Meanwhile, John Bailey (third) will head up a newly-created Intermodal division as managing ... [+]

Maritime Transport poppies pay tribute to Britain’s armed forces

For the eighth consecutive year, Maritime Transport has displaying poppies on its entire vehicle fleet to support the Royal British Legion, ahead of Remembrance Sunday on 13 November. Volunteer drivers and staff gathered across the of the road and rail company’s 40+ UK sites on 29 and 30 October to ... [+]

Maritime to run Northants rail site

Maritime Transport (Maritime) has agreed terms with property developer Segro to become the rail operator at its Logistics Park Northampton. It includes the long-term lease of the 17-acre terminal which will have capacity for up to 16 daily trains, when fully operational. The 775m long, open access interchange will be capable ... [+]

Maritime Transport to expand Port of Liverpool site

Maritime Transport has agreed a 30-year lease with Peel Ports Group for a major expansion of its transport depot at the Port of Liverpool.  The multi-million-pound project will increase the current site from four acres to ten with a new storage yard for loaded containers. Construction begins in April and will ... [+]

Maritime’s new trucks cut the carbon

Maritime Transport has taken delivery of the first of 355 new Volvo tractor units, joining the 170 in its national network. The new vehicles will arrive in batches throughout 2022 to be distributed across Maritime’s 40 UK sites, and are expected to each cover around 125,000km per year on both ... [+]

Maritime Transport adds four to management team

Maritime Transport has made four appointments to its senior management. Michael Carr joins as general manager – property, and Craig Moore as general manager – commercial. Chris Lewis rejoins Maritime’s board of management as deputy chairman alongside newly-appointed fleet sales director, Matt Heath.   With nearly forty years’ experience in the ports, ... [+]

Armed forces award for Maritime Transport

Maritime Transport has received the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) Silver Award from the Ministry of Defence for a further five years, in recognition of its outstanding support to the Armed Forces community. Maritime first received the ERS Silver Award in 2016, the same year it signed the Armed Forces Covenant ... [+]

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