DRS launches a unique high-cube rail service from Teesport

Direct Rail Services (DRS) has launched a revolutionary new service… Direct Rail Services (DRS) has launched a revolutionary new service from PD Ports’ Teesport container terminal utilising a unique wagon that can transport high-cube boxes to areas of the UK previously inaccessible by rail. The five-days-a-week service was launched on 10 October and operates between Teesport’s rail head at its fast growing container terminal in the UK north east and

Taking on the Global Recession

Setting up a freight forwarding company in an already competitive market is a tall hurdle to overcome… Setting up a freight forwarding company in an already competitive market is a tall hurdle to overcome, to do that during a global recession is not for the faint hearted.  That is exactly what the Director’s of Derwent Shipping & Logistics did and they haven’t looked back since.   With a combined experience

Cooperation and integration to the fore

Conference delegates, exhibitors and a host of executives from the global maritime industries are preparing to converge on St. Petersburg for NEVA 2011, which is being held in the Russian city from 20-23 September. NEVA is a global cluster representing all commercial maritime activity and the combined exhibition and conference will again powerfully focus minds and accelerate development and integration. The exhibition programme includes important sessions and meetings outside the central conference agendas headed by the German-Russian Equipment Forum,

The true cost of piracy

Piracy in the Indian Ocean has taken an alarming turn recently, with the killings of two seized Filipino crewmen and the hijacking of an oil tanker with a cargo worth $200m (£125m). In a lengthy gun battle in the Arabian Sea last month South Korean commandos stormed a pirated ship, the Samho Jewelry, killing eight pirates, capturing five others and freeing all the crew. The European Union naval force, Navfor, which patrols the area, is now

£5 million RTG cranes arrive at Teesport

The four new RTG (rubber-tyred gantry) cranes delivered to Teesport on Thursday 18th August, are a key component of the current £16.7million expansion of the container terminals at Teesport and represent the biggest single equipment investment in the port since the container terminal opened in 2003. The Konecranes RTGs, manufactured in Finland and Poland for a total investment of around £5 million, are the first of their type to be supplied by Konecranes in the UK and

Global Logistic Freight Solutions are going places!

One of the most reliable and trusted logistics companies now open in Canada Incorporated in 2005 and based in Grimsby close to Immingham and Hull docks and now with the new office in Toronto Canada since April 2011, Global Logistics Freight Solutions has established itself as one of the most reliable and trusted logistics companies in the region. They are a family owned independent company committed to the values of personal service and committed to

ITM September – October 2011

Label: Security and Anti – Piracy Title: The true cost of piracy Teaser: Piracy in the Indian Ocean has taken an alarming turn recently Label: Cover story – GLFS Label: PD Ports Label: Russian Feature Title: Cooperation and integration to the fore Teaser: The four new RTG cranes delivered to Teesport… Teaser: Conference delegates, exhibitors and a host of executives from the global…