Advice & Insight

Port of Rotterdam to strengthen ro-ro capability with second berth

Steady growth in ro-ro traffic sees the Port of Rotterdam teaming up with Stena Line to build a second berth at its Europoort terminal as part of a €27 million investment project.

Finding an alternative to ‘Operation Stack’ won't solve this crisis

Priority Freight’s operations manager, Ed Bembridge, says the ultimate responsibility rests with Europe’s leaders to find a compassionate solution to a very human problem

Finalists announced: Global Freight Awards 2015

The winners have been chosen!

SPCT sharpens competitive edge to backdrop of Saigon terminals over-capacity

The completion of the Soai Rap channel dredging project in the first half of last year, made the DP World-operated Saigon Premier Container Terminal (SPCT) the deepest in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC).

Port of Santos eyes deeper navigation channel to accommodate bigger ships

Deepening the navigation channel at the Port of Santos in order to accommodate bigger ships is one of the stand-out development projects at the Brazilian port, according to its newest box handler, BTP (Brasil Terminal Portuário).

HAROPA-Le Havre develops hub role for Asian-origin goods bound for Africa

The HAROPA port consortium - Le Havre, Rouen and Paris - is developing a role as a European transhipment hub for Asian-origin goods bound for West Africa.

Russia: Clear understanding of freight insurance is vital

Panditrans’ Alexander Petrenko outlines the crucial differences between liability and cargo cover in this sometimes-confusing market

Keeping ahead of the curve

Luis Zubialde, Palletways UK managing director, discusses the rise of palletised freight networks

Port of Los Angeles tests out mobile app to speed up containerised cargo flow

App is described as an important tool in increasing supply chain efficiency at the port

Exporting behaviours of SMEs

Martin Davidian, managing director sales UK & Ireland, FedEx Express, discusses the key findings from the FedEx Great British Export Report 2015

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Finding an alternative to ‘Operation Stack’ won't solve this crisis

Priority Freight’s operations manager, Ed Bembridge, says the ultimate responsibility rests with Europe’s leaders to find a compassionate solution to a very human problem

Cross-Channel pricing review: Quarter 2

Freightex CEO Tim Phillips expects UK international road freight prices to rise in the coming months, due to the impact of the migrant crisis and seasonal demand increases

Russia: Clear understanding of freight insurance is vital

Panditrans’ Alexander Petrenko outlines the crucial differences between liability and cargo cover in this sometimes-confusing market

Nepal: Back on the road

After flying to Nepal several weeks ago to cover the immediate aftermath of the 25 April earthquake, Lloyd’s Loading List.com journalist Mike King returned to the struggling Himalayan country again this month

An open letter from the World Food Programme

Agency seeks to encourage others to continue their efforts to support humanitarian actions as part of their daily work

Freight People

AMI promotes French to VP Africa

Manager has spent over 30 years in the freight industry, holding a variety of senior posts for leading forwarders

Thewes to take the helm at DB Schenker Logistics

Appointee currently heads company's activities in Asia/Pacific region

Maersk names new Country Manager for Australia, Papua New Guinea

Predecessor to take up a position in Singapore

Davies Turner names new senior management

Family connection continues, with Edward and Emily Stephenson promoted to director roles

AA Cargo appoints sales manager for SAMEA region

Richard Hartmann takes newly created position for South Asia, Middle East and Africa, with remit to extend airline’s reach to more forwarders