Category Archives: UK Logistics

Road, rail and inland waterways transport in the UK.

Rotterdam shipspotting, 10th May, 2015 – by Fred Vloo

A relatively rare new film from top Dutch videographer Fred Vloo, who had to reduce his shipspotting activities when he lost his employment some time ago. His high-quality work has…

ABP Ipswich hit new stone shipment record; 25th March 2015

ABP’s Port of Ipswich reached a new tonnage record when Arklow Bay deliver stone from Belfast to Lafarge Tarmac’s asphalt plant on the quay.

Felixstowe finger extension work progresses . .

The Port of Felixstowe’s new 190metre extension to berth 8 & 9 looks on track for open in Q3, 2015.

Port of Felixstowe reaches 4M TEU record in 2014:

Port of Felixstowe CEO Clemence Cheng confirmed that Felixstowe has reached a new container handling record in 2014 . . but didn’t want to shout about it . .

MSC Oscar maiden call at Felixstowe, 9th March 2015

From the quayside at the Port of Felixstowe, we’re gathered to welcome MSC Oscar, the new holder of the World’s Biggest Container Ship record, with her 19,224 TEU capacity. There’s…

New Thames workboat launch for PLA

Watch the launch of London Titan, the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) new £7 million ship which has been built to keep the Thames clear of obstructions, marked and safe…

Stena Superfast X due to enter service on Dublin Route:

Stena Superfast X is due to enter service with Stena Line on their Holyhead- Dublin route this week.

DP World London Gateway gets Triple-E + Maersk Line boosts profits

In an out-of-the-blue move, Maersk Line triple-E vessel Munkebo Maersk is calling at London Gateway on Thursday 26th February, while Maersk Line have declared a big profits jump for 2014.

DP World Southampton, behind the scenes, part 2

Part 2 of Shipping TV’s first look at DP World’s Southampton terminal – the UK’s 2nd biggest container port. Also features more of our exclusive interview with Southampton’s Head of…

DP World Southampton – behind the scenes, part 1

The first part of Shipping TV’s 2 part report from the quaysides of the UK’s 2nd largest container terminal at DP World Southampton – including an exclusive interview with Head…

London Gateway says 3rd berth to open in 2nd half 2016

DP World’s new UK port, London Gateway, says its 3rd berth will open for trade during the 2nd half of 2016.

Pentalver to open permanent London Gateway depot:

Container service operator Pentalver has announced plans to develop a permanent container depot at DP World London Gateway.