Category Archives: UK Logistics

Road, rail and inland waterways transport in the UK.

Seafarers Awareness Week 2017 launch

Last night, Thursday 9 February, saw the official launch of the 2017 Seafarers Awareness Week, organised by Seafarers UK. We’ll have a full report online on Shipping TV within the…

From our sister channel, Trucking TV: Pentalver spend £5million on Hyster box handlers:

UK container specialist Pentalver has just purchased 19 new Hyster box handlers from Briggs Engineering.

From our sister channel, Trucking TV: box delivery into London Gateway

Unique footage filmed inside the UK’s newest port, London Gateway, in the final instalment of Trucking TV’s Driver’s Day with Paul and Darren of Goaty Trucking, – the first ever…

New straddle carriers and quay cranes for DP World Southampton

DP world Southampton has just taken delivery of 9 new straddle carriers, and placed an order for 2 new post-panamax quay cranes, due to arrive in 2018.

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As seen at the Swedefest 2016 trucking event on 17/18 September 2016 – it’s extremely large, extremely shiny, and Jon Bryson just loves it! Music: Bicycle Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed…

Hanjin box stacks continue to grow. 24 September 2016

A second look at the volumes of empty containers being stacked at the UK’s largest container port . .

DP World Southampton adds 11 acres of new stack space, 22 Sept 2013

DP World’s Southampton terminal has just added 11.2 acres of new stack space, just alongside their existing SCT5 major berth.

Hanjin boxes build great wall at Felixstowe, 20 September 2016

Containers belonging to bankrupt S. Korean container line Hanjin Shipping are stacked at the Port of Felixstowe, filmed 19 September 2016 Music: Bicycle Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons:…

APL launches new FEX service towards Felixstowe; 28 July 2016

In its first major service announcement since its takeover by CMA-CGM, APL has announced a new Asia-Europe service pointed at Felixstowe . .

Feeder India and RMS Laar leaving harbour, 21 June 2016

Feeder India sailing from Felixstowe and RMS Laar passing through Harwich Harbour, 21st June 2016:

2 new cranes for London Gateway, 2 more on way . . 20 June 2016

DP World’s London Gateway is getting ahead with preparations for their new berth opening with 2 new cranes arriving on 15th June, 2016, and 2 more due to arrive on…

Britannia Beaver hustling through Harwich Harbour, 15 May, 2016

Trailing suction hopper dredger Britannia Beaver hustling through Harwich Harbour on the 15th May 2016, as she heads out to win another load of sea-bottom sand and aggregates.

London Container Terminal gets 8 new Straddle Carriers:

BBC Nordland arrived at Tilbury yesterday (11 May 2016) to deliver 8 new straddle carriers, bringing LCT’s total to 40.

Ramsgate Ro-Ro Revival, part 1 – new weekly PCTC service

After being unused since 2013, when Transeuropa Ferries ceased operation, Ramsgate ramps are back at work with a new weekly service from Zeebrugge . . and the port is planning…

COSCO, China Shipping merge to form giant; 18 Feb 2016

State-owned shipping companies COSCO and China Shipping merge to form a massive, 830 vessel global shipping company:

UASC Ultra Large fleet continues Gateway calls; 17 Feb 2016

Al Dahna last weekend, Barzan two weeks after – London Gateway receives UASC major vessels as Ocean 3 alliance in trouble:

Gateway wins Maersk Samba service from Tilbury, 26 Jan 2016

DP World London Gateway has won Maersk Lines South American Samba service from Tilbury, starting 21st March 2016:

UASC supership Al Zubara heading to London Gateway for maiden call? 23 Jan 2015

Originally scheduled to call at the Port of Felixstowe, United Arab Shipping Company’s brand new vessel Al Zubara is now listed to make her UK maiden call at London Gateway…