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 simultaneously fit the iconic symbol to the front grille of over 1,400 Maritime tractor units. Poppies will remain on each ... [+]

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 ... [+]

New straddles for Maritime in Tamworth

Maritime’s Transport’s intermodal freight terminal in Tamworth (BIFT) has taken delivery of two new ESC450 straddle carriers supplied by Kalmar, part of Cargotec. The diesel-electric machines are designed to accommodate a four-high container stack with a 40-tonne lift capacity. [+]

Maritime Transport vows to clean up Felixstowe

Intermodal operator Maritime Transport has joined forces with community volunteer group, Litter-Free Felixstowe (LFF), as part of a national campaign to clean up roads and lay-bys. ‘Litter-Free Roads & Lay-bys’ went live on Earth Day, 22 April, and aims to unite members of the transport and logistics community to tackle the ... [+]

Maritime trucks to test electronic tolls

Felixstowe-based intermodal operator Maritime Transport is to be the first business to trial the M6toll’s new electronic payment system. Its trucks will be the first to pay through Automatic Number Plate Recognition on the UK’s only tolled motorway, which bypasses a congested section of the M6 in the West Midlands. Maritime ... [+]

Maritime to move Maersk boxes by rail

Maritime Transport has secured a two-year contract with AP Moller – Maersk to provide committed space for the movement of containers by rail across the UK. Maersk will use four of Maritime’s intermodal services daily, including two from the Port of Felixstowe to Maritime’s Wakefield and East Midlands Gateway terminals, and ... [+]

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