Friday, August 17, 2018

Redcar Bulk Terminal secures major new contracts

August 2, 2018 by  
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Redcar Bulk Terminal (RBT) announced it’s secured a series of major new contracts. The terminal, on the south bank of the River Tees, has announced a long term deal with Javelin Global Commodities to handle hundreds of thousands of tonnes of imported coal for use in the power generating sector. RBT has also agreed a […]

PD Ports wins Humber contract with UK market-leading oil specialists

August 2, 2018 by  
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PD Ports has been awarded a four-year contract to operate the import logistics and front-line quality inspection for oil specialists Kerfoot at their port facility in Goole. Through its Humber-based shipping and inspection team, PD Ports, one the UK’s major port groups, will provide the stevedoring and tank management for a selection of imported high […]

West Midlands technology firm secures major contract with leading UK port

August 2, 2018 by  
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Peter Gagg of MCP with Janet Bunch from the Blythe Valley Innovation Centre A global West Midlands technology firm has secured a significant contract with one of the UK’s leading ports. MCP Consulting Group Ltd (MCP), which was awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2016, provides asset management consulting and training services in […]

RIGMAR AWARDED CONTRACT BY MAJOR DRILLING CONTRACTOR

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Rigmar Services has been awarded a contract by Maersk Drilling to support its operations in the UK Sector of the North Sea. The company is already providing maintenance services on board the Maersk Highlander, which is currently drilling in the Culzean field. The contract is being managed from Rigmar’s offices in Aberdeen, with support from […]

Hutchison Ports announces contract award for the latest phase of expansion at the Port of Felixstowe

August 2, 2018 by  
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Hutchison Ports has announced the award of a contract for the latest phase of expansion at the Port of Felixstowe which the operator says will “further enhance Felixstowe’s ability to handle the world’s largest container ships”. VolkerFitzpatrick Limited has be appointed to undertake the design and construction of approximately 13 hectares of paved container yard […]

PORT OF DOVER AWARDS MAJOR CONTRACT TO VOLKERSTEVIN AND BOSKALIS WESTMINSTER

August 2, 2018 by  
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VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, has been appointed as the main contractor for the marine civil engineering stage of the Port of Dover’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. The Port of Dover has awarded the £115m marine structures and bridge contract of this flagship development to VSBW, which represents […]

UK ports body says it is ‘ready for Brexit’

August 2, 2018 by  
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Industry group members prepared for any customs arrangement, says new chairman The UK’s container ports are ready to cope with Britain’s exit from the European Union whatever trading arrangements are put in place, the new chairman of the UK’s Major Ports Group said on Friday. “As an industry, we’re ready and prepared,” said Charles Hammond, […]

Brexit: Ports could plunge into chaos if UK crashes out of EU without deal

June 8, 2018 by  
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Philip Hammond admits The Chancellor accepted the British economy has been ‘overshadowed’ by Brexit negotiations Chancellor Philip Hammond has admitted the economy has been ‘overshadowed’ by Brexit ( ) Philip Hammond has admitted UK ports could be plunged into chaos if the country crashes out of the EU without a deal maintaining customs arrangements similar […]

ALMAR CO-CREATE CHALLENGE TO TACKLE DISRUPTION

June 8, 2018 by  
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KALMAR GLOBAL Cargo handling solutions and services firm Kalmar is to hold a two-day idea-creation challenge during this year’s TOC Europe event which aims to discover disruptive ideas for specific customer issues in the container handling sector. Kalmar Co-Create, which will take place on June 12 and 13 in Rotterdam in the Netherlands, will see […]

Better connections to ports to help business growth

June 8, 2018 by  
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Port connectivity study released. From: Department for Transport and Nusrat Ghani MP Better connections to English ports could help businesses thrive and boost the nation’s economy, a new study published today shows. The study of England’s port connectivity, launched at the British Port Association annual member’s lunch, will help influence funding, policy and planning decisions […]

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