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DFDS has announced that an agreement has been reached between the staff representatives of SCOP-SeaFrance, Eurotunnel and DFDS – concerning the release of the former MyFerryLink ferries Rodin and Berlioz – signalling the end of disruptions to cross-Channel services between the ports of Dover and Calais.
A new ro-ro service connecting Japan directly to Teesport has been announced by PD Ports. Operated by global shipping company K-Line, the new service will commence this month.
London haulage company Premier Palletised (PPL) has been recognised for its efforts to combat food poverty in North West London. Operating from its Wembley headquarters, PPL is part of the Pall-Ex freight distribution network.
In the first six months of this year Virgin Atlantic Cargo carried over 30% more cargo from Dubai – figures were boosted by further U.S. routes and frequencies and by traffic generated by disruptions at U.S. ports disruptions.
Leading law firm Moore Blatch has called on the government to waive fines for haulage companies and drivers who find they are unwittingly transporting ‘clandestine entrants’ in their vehicles, until the escalating border control situation in Calais has been rectified.