Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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

November 9, 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 […]

Sunseeker International appoints Christian Marti as new CEO

November 6, 2018 by  
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Britain’s biggest boat builder, Sunseeker International has today announced that Christian Marti will join the business as Chief Executive Officer in November, replacing Phil Popham who left the business at the end of September to take up a new challenge. Marti joins Sunseeker from Aston Martin Lagonda where he held the position of Chief Sales […]

The Irish border Brexit backstop

November 6, 2018 by  
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With fewer than 200 days to Brexit in March 2019, one question is never far from the headlines – how do you solve a problem like the Irish border? The UK and the EU both want to avoid a “hard border” – physical checks or infrastructure between Northern Ireland and Ireland – but cannot agree […]

EU plans post-Brexit London ’embassy’

November 6, 2018 by  
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The European Union plans to have a 29-strong team of diplomats in London to represent it after Brexit. It will be called a “delegation” – not an embassy – and will be part of the EU’s foreign policy arm, the European External Action Service (EEAS). There will also be a mission with five staff in […]

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 […]

Government seeks views to help maritime flourish

June 8, 2018 by  
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Expert team will work with industry to help make sure the UK stays at the forefront of global shipping. Ground-breaking new technology such as autonomous ships and digital ports will be on the agenda with the appointment of a group of experts to help advise on the future of maritime. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling announced […]

BREXIT WARNING: Invest in British ports or face being left behind, Theresa May urged

June 8, 2018 by  
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THERESA May has been urged to invest in public transport and infrastructure to ensure that Britain’s freight operators and ports are fit for purpose after Brexit and keep pace with the EU. Theresa May has been urged to invest in British ports and transport infrastructure With representatives of the European ports industry gathering in Rotterdam […]

Utility Alliance Featured Editorial

June 8, 2018 by  
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Utility Alliance is an energy brokerage set up in Hartlepool by a board of directors with more than 30 years’ experience behind them in the sector. Initially running with a team of six, the business has grown rapidly over the last three years, and now operates with a 250-strong workforce from its Hartlepool head office […]

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