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 (AFC) and pledged to promote itself as a forces-friendly organisation, recognising the value that military personnel bring to transport and ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Maritime Transport says thank-you to NHS workers – 25 times

Intermodal transport operator Maritime Transport has unveiled 25 newly-liveried tractor units in recognition of the incredible work carried out by the NHS, and the valuable contribution key workers across many sectors have made during the pandemic. A wave-shaped rainbow replaces the normal blue Maritime wave on the newly-acquired Scanias and ... [+]

Maritime celebrates a decade in distribution

Maritime Transport celebrated its distribution division’s tenth anniversary on 1 February.  Initially providing container transport solutions from its 136-truck inception, Maritime diversified into domestic distribution sector in 2011 with the purchase of 100 curtainsiders. It now operates a fleet of 400 vehicles making an average of 6,000 customer deliveries per week. [+]

Three appointments for Maritime

Intermodal operator Maritime Transport has appointed Vincent Van Mackelenbergh as chief commercial officer, Alex Williams as managing director – distribution and Shaun McConnell as director of human resources. Van Mackelenbergh was most recently at ICAP Deutschland as executive managing director, Williams was appointed to Maritime’s board in 2019 as business development director. ... [+]

Top safety marks for Maritime drivers

Maritime Transport says a safety bonus scheme has achieved a significant reduction in incidents in 2020. It rewarded over 2,000 drivers in December with a bonus payment in excess of £1,300,000, averaging around £600 per driver. Based on vehicle telematics scores, drivers are graded between A and G on their ... [+]

Maritime opens Gateway to East Midlands

Maritime Transport has added a new rail service between DP World London Gateway and its terminal at East Midlands Gateway. Its tenth rail service to date runs five days a week from Monday to Friday with a weekly capacity of up to 320 containers. There are already twice-daily services between East ... [+]

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