ABP appoints Humber head of operations

ABP has appointed Colin McLoughlin as head of operations for the Humber. He joined ABP Humber in 2015, and has delivered key operations and warehousing projects. and will now be responsible for terminal operations in Immingham, Grimsby, Hull, and Goole. [+]

Global Shippers’ Alliance publishes Bill of Cargo Rights

The Global Shippers’ Alliance has published a Bill of Cargo Rights calling for minimum service levels for major container routes. The manifesto says that contract terms should be fair and balanced between carrier and shipper and be respected by both parties. It also says that sharing data on forecasts of carrier’s capacity ... [+]

First Felixstowe call for revamped Transatlantic service

The Port of Felixstowe celebrated the first call of The New World Alliance's revamped (AEE) service on 3 March. It offers shippers westbound transit times of eight days between Felixstowe and New York. TNWA (APL, Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM) and Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL)), has deployed high-reefer-capacity ships on the weekly ... [+]

Dover’s biggest ready for service

P&O Ferries' Spirit of Britain, at 49,000 tonnes the largest ferry ever designed for the Dover Strait, made her first sea trials in late November and early December. She is due to go into service in late January and will be joined by a sister vessel in September. [+]

New Peel Ports boss

Peel Ports has confirmed former Peel Airports CEO Mark Whitworth as its new chief executive. He will take over the permanent running of Peel's entire ports operation, which includes the Port of Liverpool, the Manchester Ship Canal, Clydeport, Medway and Heysham, having acted in the post since the departure of ... [+]

London Gateway is a game-changer, says Cable

The new London Gateway port and logistics development will “fundamentally change the economic geography of Britain,” predicted Business Secretary Dr Vince Cable when he visited the site on 5 October. The £1.5bn DP World development had the potential to completely realign the UK's existing logistics patterns. Work on the site is ... [+]

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