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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 service offering an average effective space of 3,200teu and, as with the Alliance’s APX service that already calls at the ... [+]

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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