UK Ports Business News

February 22, 2019

New London port gets go-ahead

The Port of Tilbury, the UK’s fastest growing port, has today (20 February 2019) received development consent from the Secretary of State for Transport to build […]

February 11, 2019

KALMAR chooses to keep UK base in Shropshire

A global Finnish business specialising in cargo handling services has chosen a business park on the outskirts of Shrewsbury as its new UK home. Kalmar Global […]
February 11, 2019

New website for Forth Ports

Forth Ports Limited, one of the UK’s largest port groups, has today launched an exciting new online presence and invites people to view their ‘digital’ port […]
February 7, 2019

Maritime UK: Maritime Masters Finalist Reception 2018 video

Missed the inaugural #MaritimeMasters reception at Clarksons Platou in November? Watch the video 👇 Source: Maritime UK
February 7, 2019

London Gateway relaunch Seafarers’ Centre

DP World London Gateway has recently invested £10,000 in the facilities as part of a joint project with Queen Victoria’s Seamen’s Rest (QVSR) – who manage […]
February 4, 2019

UKMPG: The cost of bottlenecks

A Strategic Freight Network for the UK identified in new report Extent of gridlock on our road and rail key freight arteries exposed Focus on just […]
February 4, 2019

BBC iPlayer: The 5 Billion pound super sewer featuring the PLA

A terrific insight into the work and the challenges faced by the PLA and marine contractors such as VolkerStevin when working in a marine environment The […]
February 4, 2019

Maersk to reflag UK vessels and end training of UK cadets

Danish shipping giant Maersk plans to reflag UK vessels and end training of cadets in advance of Britain leaving the European Union in March, maritime trade […]
February 2, 2019

Solving the shipping industry’s technological problems is a huge opportunity for the UK

For decades, the business of moving goods across national borders has been hidden from the headlines. In ordinary times it is a rather dry subject, but […]
February 2, 2019

Shoreham Port appoints UK’s first Port Director of Climate Change

SHOREHAM PORT PRESS RELEASE: Some important role changes are taking place at Shoreham Port this month. Tony Parker, previously Director of Engineering, is moving over to […]