Regional ports conference

The Institute for Sustainability is hosting a conference entitled ‘The role of regional ports: transforming sustainable freight movement’ con 10 October in Ostend, Belgium. It will discuss how European regional ports have been optimising their operations to become more efficient and robust transport hubs. The institute's head of programmes, Lali Virdee, says that regional ports are often overlooked as a sustainable option in the movement of goods across short distances but, ... [+]

More ferry options to France and Spain

Brittany Ferries, will from 25 March start a new weekend service between Portsmouth and Santander in northern Spain and five return crossings between Portsmouth and Le Havre - one of which will be freight-only. Group freight director, Simon Wagstaff said it would introduce a new weekday service between Portsmouth and Le ... [+]

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