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Edith Maersk, the largest ever ship to sail on the Thames, has berthed at DP World London Gateway’s deepwater container port. As one of the largest in the world, the record breaking vessel is as long as four football pitches.
A host of celebrities are supporting The Mission to Seafarers’ Woolly Hat Day campaign, which provides day and night support for seafarers and their families in need of help.
Hilary Florek has been named as Chairman of the Board of the Port of Tyne, with Dr Jon Hargreaves CBE as Deputy Chairman. The appointments follow the death of the former Chairman, Sir Les Elton, in July.
In response to a need voiced by employers and providers to showcase excellent training provision, Skills for Logistics has launched the Standard of Excellence Driver CPC.
Bridgwater and West Somerset MP, Ian Liddell-Grainger, has formally opened the region’s first bio-gas filling station, which will supply low emission road transport fuel and support the growing battle to reduce pollution and improve air quality.