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Heavy lift barge brings Panama Canal expansion one step closer

Heavy lift barge brings Panama Canal expansion one step closer

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.

London Gateway welcomes a giant of the seas

London Gateway welcomes a giant of the seas

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.

Are you ready for Woolly Hat Day?

Are you ready for Woolly Hat Day?

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.

New Chairman and Deputy take the helm at Port of Tyne

New Chairman and Deputy take the helm at Port of Tyne

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.

Yorkshire gears up for the Tour de France

Yorkshire gears up for the Tour de France

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.