The first in a series of new gates for the ongoing Panama Canal expansion have been successfully delivered by Crowley Maritime Corp.’s heavy lift barge 455 4.
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.
This year’s Tour de France gets underway in Leeds on Saturday (yes, Yorkshire beat off all challengers) before heading to Harrogate, York and Sheffield over the weekend – taking in well-known locations such as Harewood House, Haworth and Holmfirth along the way. Then on Monday the race starts again in Cambridge and finishes in central London.