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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.

Shortage of drivers could affect Christmas deliveries, warns RHA

Shortage of drivers could affect Christmas deliveries, warns RHA

The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has issued a stark warning that the UK’s road haulage industry is now facing a massive shortage of drivers and, unless urgent action is taken, shoppers could be facing empty shelves at Christmas and beyond!

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.

The increasing complexity of wreck removal requires specialist advice

The increasing complexity of wreck removal requires specialist advice

In the past, removing wrecks from an area of coastline was conducted from a pragmatic perspective. Local authorities would make an assessment of the likely dangers to navigation and the impact on the natural environment and then decide if the wreck should be left in situ or taken away for disposal. Today’s different approach requires almost all wrecks to be removed and the natural environment restored to its original condition.