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Shipping minister helps launch ABP's Annual Review

Shipping minister helps launch ABP's Annual Review

Britains biggest port operator, Associated British Ports, launched its Annual Review in parliament last week, at an exclusive lunch event hosted by Royston Smith, MP for Southampton Itchen.

ACS and Antonov bring power to Niger

ACS and Antonov bring power to Niger

Aircraft charter specialist Air Charter Service was recently called into action to move almost 400 tons of components to add the finishing touches to a new power plant in Niger.

Government “penalising” logistics businesses in response to Greater Manchester C

Government “penalising” logistics businesses in response to Greater Manchester CAZ plans

Government “penalising” logistics businesses in response to Greater Manchester CAZ plans Government plans to Include non-compliant vans two years earlier than proposed in Greater Manchester’s Clean Air Zone plans will unfairly penalise logistics businesses, the Freight Transport Association has warned.

Onwards and upwards at Heathrow

Onwards and upwards at Heathrow

Nick Platts, Head of Cargo at Heathrow, speaks exclusively to Freight Industry Times about the importance of the third runway, building closer ties with freight forwarders and shippers, and tackling the air cargo industry’s biggest challenge – its inability to seriously deliver on e-freight.

Harbour masters select first female VP

Harbour masters select first female VP

Forth Ports' Ashley Nicholson has been appointed Vice President of the UK Harbour Masters Association, the first female harbour master to hold the title and the youngest certificated harbour master in the UK to hold the VP role with the UKMHA.