Ports make progress on congestion

Ports serving Asian trade routes are making real improvements against demand that remains 15-25% above comparable periods last year, said UK Major Ports Group chief executive, Tim Morris. He said that they have hired more staff, committed more resources and are working closely with supply chain partners, in response to reports of demands for an inquiry about port congestion. He added: “We are in close contact with Government and progressing practical ... [+]

New chiefs for ports group

Forth Ports chief executive, Charles Hammond, has taken over as chair of the UK Major Ports Group from Associated British Ports’ James Cooper. While PD Ports chief operating officer, Jerry Hopkinson takes over as vice chair from Roy Adair of Belfast Harbour. UKMPG has also appointed Bristol Port Company chief ... [+]

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