XPO to restore Waterford rail link

XPO Logistics is planning to start a new rail service between Ballina and the port of Waterford from the fourth quarter of the year restoring a long-standing link for the east coast Irish port, according to a report by Tim Casterton in the Multimodal newsletter. The principal customer will be soft drink concentrate importer Ballina Beverages, but space will be available for other customers. XPO and Irish national rail company Iarnród ... [+]

BG Line gives Waterford a window on the world

BG Freight Line, in partnership with Maersk, is starting a new weekly Waterford-Rotterdam feeder service. It is expected to appeal especially to Irish agri-food exporters and also to customers shipping containers to/from Africa, Asia and the Americas via Rotterdam. Port of Waterford chief executive, Frank Ronan, said: “Reflecting Ireland’s economic growth, ... [+]

Waterford goes greener

Ireland’s Port of Waterford has bought three new zero emissions Nissan LEAF electric cars to move pilots and marine personnel on both sides of the Suir Estuary. They are part of a wider drive to reduce environmental impact which includes renewable energy sources for heating energy-efficient quayside lighting. Solar panels ... [+]

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