Every year, up to 800 UK workers are injured – or worse – in accidents involving forklift trucks. In recent years, the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has highlighted management’s responsibilities – accompanied by a rise in the numbers of managers, supervisors and directors prosecuted for neglect.
The inland container service operator has announced plans to develop a permanent container depot at DP World London Gateway.
Penny Mordaunt MP, the Minister for Thames Gateway, was able to see the major economic benefits that DP World London Gateway is bringing to the country and the region during a visit to key growth projects in South Essex.
The 19,100 TEU CSCL Globe, the largest container ship to sail the world’s oceans, has made its maiden visit to the Port of Felixstowe, its first port of call in Europe.
The Port of Dover is celebrating after recording its busiest ever year for freight – 2.42 million freight vehicles were handled in 2014. That is a phenomenal growth story of 9.7% compared with the previous year and is 2.5% higher than the previous record of 2.36 million set in 2007.