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Multimodal 2019

Sea & Inland Waterways

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A.P. Moller – Maersk, CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd, MSC and Ocean Network Express plan to establish container shipping association
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 09:39

IT executives from A.P. Moller – Maersk, CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd, MSC and Ocean Network Express are currently discussing the creation of common information technology standards which shall be openly available and free of charge for all stake...

New bases in Czech Republic and Dubai for ASCG
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 08:55

Advanced Supply Chain Group (ASCG), which has its headquarters in Bradford, has opened a new European base in the Czech Republic.

The 6,400 square metre facility carries out both returns and value-added services. This expansion...

Maritime marks WWI centenary with fleet of poppies
Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 13:29

Maritime Transport has once again pledged its support to the Suffolk Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal by displaying poppies on its vehicles for the duration of Remembrance.

For the fourth consecutive year, the iconic poppy wi...

Maersk moves AE7 to London Gateway
Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 13:17

Maersk has announced to customers that it is moving its AE7 service from Felixstowe to London Gateway

They said:

"In order to serve your transportation needs in the best possible way and optimise our offering in the UK...

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Bristol Port honoured by Grimaldi Lines
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 14:05

Bristol Port has been named the ‘top international port’ by Grimaldi Lines at the 22nd Euromed Convention in Athens. The accolade from Grimaldi Lines recognises the growth of Bristol Port – particularly in the car trade sector – and the I...

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Top ocean carriers and terminal operators initiate Blockchain consortium
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - 13:34

Nine leading ocean carriers and terminal operators have signed a formal statement of intent for a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to form a consortium to develop the Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN), an open digital platform base...

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£100M logistics business evolving into tech firm
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 08:20

Manchester-based Cardinal Maritime has restructured its software development team to support the aim of becoming a “technology business, good at logistics”

The global freight forwarder, which is on track to exceed £100m turnover...

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Containerships' acquisition completes
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 08:04

The CMA CGM Group has completed the acquisition of Containerships, a container-transportation and logistics company. The European Commission authorised this transaction on October 22nd. Containerships, which specialises in the intra-Europ...

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Second Teesport rail link provides further trade connection for Scotland
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 19:06

PD Ports has launched a second rail service connecting Teesport direct with Scotland opening up further opportunities to connect global importers and exporters with the north of the UK.

The new service, operated by DB Cargo, wil...

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CEVA Logistics and CMA CGM broaden their strategic partnership and sign a new relationship agreement
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 18:50

CMA CGM has been CEVA Logistics’ reference shareholder since its listing on the SIX stock exchange in May 2018. CMA CGM signed a new relationship agreement with CEVA on Wednesday October 24th to reinforce the industrial cooperation betwee...

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Europa accelerates into Top Track 250
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 19:17

Ambitious and innovative logistics provider, Europa Worldwide Group, is one of only seven freight and logistics companies included in this year’s The Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 league table, which ranks Britain’s private, m...

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WiseTech Global adds Datafreight to its portfolio of acquisitions
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 13:18

WiseTech Global has continued its worldwide buying spree with the acquisition of LSI Sigma Software (DataFreight), a leading provider of customs, freight forwarding and warehouse management software solutions in the UK.

Headquar...

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Revenues sail past £1bn at P&O Ferries
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 16:57

Revenues have risen past the £1bn milestone at P&O Ferries, driven by growth from the group's freight and Ferrymasters businesses.

Accounts for P&O Ferries Division Holdings Ltd reveal that revenue at the business rose f...

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CMA CGM keeps cool at London Gateway
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 17:06

Construction work for CMA CGM’s new multi-temperature warehouse at DP World London Gateway has started.

Eric Legros, CMA CGM Vice President Specialised Products and Value-Added Services and Jean Vanmalle, Business Development Ma...

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CMA CGM keeps cool at London Gateway
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 17:06

Construction work for CMA CGM’s new multi-temperature warehouse at DP World London Gateway has started.

Eric Legros, CMA CGM Vice President Specialised Products and Value-Added Services and Jean Vanmalle, Business Development Ma...

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MSC gets smart with TRAXENS
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 16:42

MSC’s partnership with TRAXENS will enhance supply chain management for shippers through unprecedented visibility of dry cargo flow from door-to-door, adding efficiency, safety and predictability.

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Comp...

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Ocean Network Express enters feeder cooperation with Hapag-Lloyd
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 13:09

Ocean Network Express and Hapag-Lloyd have concluded a Bilateral Strategic Feeder Network Cooperation Agreement, which has already started on the first trades.

The collaboration is leveraging the unique strengths and competitive...

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Food, not oil, at Coryton
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 08:24

Plans have been submitted to transform the former Coryton Oil Refinery at Thurrock into a new logistics superhub, providing 5 million square ft of commercial development in the Thames Estuary.

A joint venture between Greenergy a...

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Food, not oil, at Coryton
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 08:24

Plans have been submitted to transform the former Coryton Oil Refinery at Thurrock into a new logistics superhub, providing 5 million square ft of commercial development in the Thames Estuary.

A joint venture between Greenergy a...

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Continual expansion at the Port of Southampton
Monday, October 8, 2018 - 16:16

Work on the latest £15 million multi-deck storage facility in the Eastern Dock will take 9 months and will create 3,000 additional spaces for vehicles to be stored. This is the eighth multi-deck at the port and this significant investment...

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Samskip launches new service
Monday, October 1, 2018 - 16:13

Samskip is launching a new shortsea service connecting Antwerp and Hull, in an expansion of its continent-UK multimodal network that also sees it debut at Belgium’s largest port.

The initial schedule offers a twice weekly short...

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Arcelor Mittal exporting via Dunkirk
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 14:34

The steel and mining giant, Arcelor Mittal, has chosen the French port of Dunkirk for exporting its containerised products. Every year, Arcelor Mittal Atlantique and Lorraine exports about 5,300 containers from its production sites in nor...

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DFDS ups capacity on Norway - Belgium - Immingham route
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 12:46

DFDS is to expand and improve its route between Norway, Belgium and Immingham.

Currently, the weekly service is operated by side port/container vessel Lysbris Seaways, which mainly carries paper and containers with various types...

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Europa’s Nordic adventure
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 12:32

Europa Road has extended its services with the launch of a dedicated new Nordic Hub in Leeds. Europa is building new daily services from the hub to Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark.

Europa Road is the European road freight di...

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GB Railfreight runs first service from Solent Stevedores to iPort Rail
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:21

On Tuesday 18th September, GB Railfreight Class 66 locomotive no. 66752, ‘The Hoosier State’ had the privilege of being the first freight train to arrive at the newly-opened iPort Rail inland port in Rossington, Doncaster.

The f...

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Unifeeder increases capacity and coverage to the UK
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 07:44

With two weekly sailings to the UK and bigger vessel intake, Unifeeder claim their customers will enjoy an increased capacity from the UK to Poland as well as improved transit time out of Riga.

The new vessel has a capacity of 8...

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A.P. Moller - Maersk rings the changes
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 08:19

To better serve customers and unlock growth potential in the Logistics & Services segment, A.P. Moller - Maersk will combine its offering for ocean products and supply chain services to be able to offer more comprehensive end-to-end l...

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BIFA expands training team with another key appointment
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 09:47

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has expanded its training team with the appointment of Claire Capaccioli as Trainer – Freight and Customs Procedures.

For some time the trade association for freight forwardin...

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Eddie Stobart launches new train service
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 07:37

Eddie Stobart has announced the launch of its new train service, connecting the Port of Tilbury to Tesco’s site in Daventry, and then Daventry to Mossend, Scotland.

This is Eddie Stobart’s first ever train service to run from th...

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Kuehne + Nagel deploys blockchain technology for VGM Portal
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 16:09

Kuehne + Nagel for the first time leverages the benefits of blockchain technology in a large scale operational environment with 800,000 transactions per month while upgrading its well-established VGM Portal. The enhanced solution provides...

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Tues 18th June 2019 10:00 - 17:00

Awards/VIP Dinner 19:00 - 24:00

Wed 19th June 2019 10:00 - 19:00

Multimodal Mixer 17:00 - 19:00
(Late night opening & happy hour)

Thurs 20th June 2019 10:00 - 15:00

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