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 Volvos, as suggested by Manchester-based driver, Barry Knight. . For each of the 25 vehicles purchased, Maritime has also made a ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Maritime strengthens management team

Maritime Transport has promoted John Bailey to managing director – intermodal and terminals and has appointed James Tierney as its rail development manager. James Bailey has held key roles at GB Railfreight, Colas Rail, DHL, and Network Rail. [+]

East Midlands train terminal on time

Construction of the rail terminal at East Midlands Gateway is making rapid progress and it is on schedule for official opening at the start of 2020, says Maritime Transport. It has recently taken delivery of three new Sany reach stackers and two Sany empty container handlers. Capable of storing up ... [+]

Bank funds secure Maritime growth

Felixstowe-based container logistics company Maritime Transport says it will make a number of major strategic changes to strengthen its business after securing an eight-figure finance package from HSBC. The funding has allowed the business to develop its existing freehold property portfolio, creating a network of rail freight hubs across the ... [+]

Haulier recruits workforce for poppy day display

Staff volunteers at Maritime Transport (Maritime) fixed over 1,000 poppies to the company’s fleet over the weekend of 29-30 October in a military operation across 27 sites. The haulier is once again supporting the Royal British Legion as its chosen charity for 2016 - a cause close to its heart ... [+]

Road-worthy winner

Container and general haulier Maritime Transport’s Immingham depot has won the Freight Transport Association’s Roadworthiness Award 2016.  Presented at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham on 27 April, it is in recognition of high standards of maintenance of vehicles and trailers, and controlling driver-related defects. [+]

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