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David Wells, who takes over the role of chief executive at the Freight Transport Association (FTA) when Theo de Pencier retires at the end of April, will speak on behalf of the Association at this year’s Microlise Transport Conference.
GB Railfreight was named as Operator of the Year at the annual UK Rail Industry Awards 2015. Run and organised by Rail Technology Magazine, the awards are open to anyone working or supplying the UK rail sector.
During a visit to the UK’s largest container port, David Cameron took the opportunity to launch an Economic Plan for the East of England.
Construction of a new 130,000 sq ft logistics facility at Airport City Manchester is expected to start within weeks, after the scheme received planning permission. When it becomes operational in early 2016 the project is expected to create up to 125 jobs.
Following continued investment in its facilities, AV Dawson has welcomed the largest vessel to dock alongside its North Sea Supply Base in Middlesbrough.