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Calais mayor in UK Immigration Threat

September 9, 2014 by  
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P&O is demanding urgent action by the French authorities to improve security in the port of Calais and prevent a repeat of the break-in which saw the authorities evict hundreds of migrants from trying to board ferries bound for Britain.                         Ships in the […]

RenewableUK 2014

September 9, 2014 by  
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Our 36th Annual Conference and Exhibition The UK’s Premier Renewable Energy Event.  Widely recognised as the renewables event to attend in the UK – this is our flagship event covering onshore and offshore wind, wave & tidal energy and small & medium wind systems. It will be attended by over 4,500 delegates, 200+ exhibitors and […]

Felixstowe port dredging for larger container ships

September 9, 2014 by  
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The Port of Felixstowe has begun dredging one million cubic metres of sea bed as it prepares for more expansion. Hutchison Ports, which owns the freight terminal in Suffolk, is extending berths eight and nine by 200yds (190m). The quay and approaches are being dredged to a depth of 59ft (18m) to allow larger container […]

Kalmar Crosses Continents

September 9, 2014 by  
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Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has won a significant contract to deliver container handling equipment and related automation technology worth around US$52 million to the Port of Melbourne’s new container terminal, operated by Victoria International Container Terminal (VICTL) in Australia. The order includes 12 automated stacking cranes and 11 automated shuttle carriers.         […]

NATO calls for piracy crackdown

September 9, 2014 by  
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NATO is currently congregated in Wales and is brainstorming ideas to pioneer a definitive long-term plan to ensure the security of cargo-carrying vessels in a turbulent global arena.                   Reuters reported that a petroleum tanker was attacked by pirates on September 3, 2014, a day before the […]

TOC Europe Shines on London Horizon

June 24, 2014 by  
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Terminal Operations Conference and Exhibition (TOC) Europe 2014 ready for London premiere on 24-26 June. According to the event organisers, TOC will offer visitors the opportunity to learn, debate and network with international port, shipping and logistics professionals. The event, which boasts over 160 exhibitors, is to be held at the ExCel Exhibition and Convention […]

Eversheds set to host sixth annual UK Ports Conference

June 24, 2014 by  
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Alison Oldfield of Eversheds will speak at the conference. Source: Building Law firm Eversheds has announced it is hosting the sixth annual UK Ports Conference at its London offices on 25 June 2014. The event will provide a platform for industry experts and professionals to discuss a range of pertinent local and global topics with […]

The Port of Tilbury’s London Paper Terminal announces a new deal with Hemisphere Freight

June 24, 2014 by  
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The Port of Tilbury’s London Paper Terminal announces a new deal with Hemisphere Freight to handle over 20,000 tonnes of directories from Spain. Following the relocation of European shipping line, OPDR to Tilbury (announced in December), a number of Tilbury’s key clients have explored the benefits of a portcentric operation by reducing road miles and […]

James Fisher Marine Services Ltd announces the signing of a cooperation agreement with Mammoet Salvage B.V

June 24, 2014 by  
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James Fisher Marine Services Ltd (JFMS), part of James Fisher and Sons plc – the UK’s leading marine services provider, today announces the signing of a cooperation agreement with Mammoet Salvage B.V  a division of Mammoet. Two world-leading marine specialists enter into mutually beneficial agreement as preferred partners Opportunity for combined capability and expertise, providing […]

PD Ports establishes Office in Newton Aycliffe

June 24, 2014 by  
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PD Ports has opened a project and commercial office in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, to complement its Head Office in Teesside. This space will facilitate easier working with the large number of local businesses which currently use the port infrastructure in Teesport. It will also allow PD Ports to assist other businesses to discover and […]

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