Monday 23rd Jul 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Maersk switches services to Liverpool

Maersk has moved two of its transatlantic services from Felixstowe to Liverpool for 12 weeks in response to slow operations at Felixstowe which have been caused by IT issues.

Port of Rosyth to transform into agri-hub

Agricultural specialist Cefetra has signed a long-term contract with Forth Ports to use the Port of Rosyth, which will entail the port being developed to provide Cefetra with a purpose-built facility for handling an extensive range of agricultural products.

Rhenus and LBH Group joint company plans

Port services provider LBH Group and logistics provider Rhenus are planning a joint venture to pool activities in the field of European inland waterway shipping and the onward carriage of associated goods.

No compensation for BIFA members after Felixstowe disruption

Freight forwarders that encountered operational damage and additional costs due to disrupted operations at port of Felixstowe, after a new operating system was introduced in June, have been warned that they are unlikely to receive compensation from the port’s owners.

Stena Line to construct six new ships

Stena Line has ordered for the construction of six vessels from Chinese AVIC Shipyard with plans to place three ships on its Irish Sea routes and charter the other three to external parties by Stena Line’s sister company Stena RoRo.

We’re at a tipping point, says Peel Ports

Peel Ports is urging cargo owners and hauliers to consider the Irish Sea model of unaccompanied freight and to use ports across the country to mitigate the effects of delays at Dover post-Brexit due to “growing realisation in the whole logistics community that we’re at a tipping point that will force traffic away from the […]

SOLAS rules ‘misused’, says GSA

BIFA calls for end to shipping line surcharges

The British International Freight Association has repeated its call for an end to surcharges imposed by shipping lines, following the decision by a number of lines to levy emergency bunker surcharges in response to rising fuel costs.

Xpediator buys Anglia Forwarding

Xpediator has bought Anglia Forwarding Group for an initial cash payment of £1.5m – its third acquisition since its stock market flotation last year.