Leading European supply chain operator Geodis, which is 100% owned by SNCF Logistics, has agreed to buy OHL (Ozburn-Hessey Logistics) for an undisclosed sum. The transaction will be financed with available cash resources and through existing and new debt arrangements.
Associated British Ports (ABP) is funding the construction of a state-of-the-art £2.2 million bulk terminal at the Port of Garston, which will allow the port to expand its operations.
A leading provider of container-related solutions, Pentalver, has opened its new five acre facility at the UK’s newest deep sea container port. The new yard, which is located adjacent to the port’s main gate, can be expanded to nine acres over the coming years.
Despite the ongoing disruptions in Calais and the continuation of Operation Stack, the Port of Dover has reported that it handled almost 8,500 freight vehicles in a single day, an increase of more than three per cent compared to the same day last year.
Following on from a night where more than 1,500 migrants attempted to enter the Eurotunnel terminal in Coquelles, and the accidental death of a Sudanese man, the French government has announced that 120 extra police officers will be drafted in to help address the escalating situation.