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Europe-US container rates fall

Container rates between Europe and the US East Coast have fallen by 19 per cent on last year, according to the Freightos International Freight Index.

56pc revenue rise at Xpediator

Xpediator plc, parent company of Delamode, increases turnover by 56 per cent to £49.1m in the first half of 2017, while operating profit was up 24 per cent to £1.3m.

New BIFA trading conditions to launch

The British International Freight Association’s new Standard Trading Conditions (STC) are to be launched next month. The terms were last updated in 2005.

Felixstowe to expand container yard

VolkerFitzpatrick has won a contract to design and construct 13 hectares of paved container yard at The Port of Felixstowe. The new yard will add 18,000 TEU of stacking capacity to the site.

£1m boost for container capacity at Grangemouth

Grangemouth, Scotland’s largest container port, is investing £1m in upgrading the terminal’s surfacing to add about 1,000 TEU to the capacity as well as improving the speed of operations.