Tactical refuelling tanker transported from UK to Malaysia

For tactical aid required in the area for use by the Armed Forces Tuscor Lloyds was employed to transport an out of gauge tactical refuelling tanker from Stafford, UK to Penang, Malaysia for tactical aid required in the area for use by the Armed Forces. The size and weight of the tanker required the cargo to be split and the tank/truck sections were loaded onto individual 40ft flat rack containers

Latest issue – ITM Nov/Dec 13

Label: Hyster Title: The new Reach Truck from Hyster Teaser: Launched simultaneously across Europe Label: AEB International Label: Road Transport Label: PD Ports Title: Celebrating 50 years at Teesdock Teaser: TT Club explain how cutting corners may lead to disaster Teaser: PD Ports held a week of events in the local community

TT Club, specialist insurer for the freight transport industry, examines trucking’s costly shortcuts

Hopefully anyone involved in today’s road haulage sector – drivers, dispatchers, warehouse staff and managers – will be familiar with the principles of ‘risk assessment’ and ‘safe working practices’. Unfortunately, many also know of the existence of potential short cuts which may allow them to perform their roles with greater ease. At TT Club, we see the damaging results of such short-cuts in the form of claims for property and

PD Ports celebrates five decades at the heart of trading from Tees Dock at Teesport

October 4th 1963, saw the official opening of Tees Dock which started operations with a team of around 25 dock workers, two cranes and a warehouse. Over the 50 years Tees Dock has been operating many developments have been made to improve and expand the services on offer. Today the port employs 650 people and sees over 5,000 vessel calls each year, bringing millions of tonnes of container, ro-ro, steel

The new reach truck from Hyster has been launched at simultaneous events across Europe

 “A reach truck is the number one warehouse product at the core of most warehouse materials handling fleets” says Ralf Mock, Managing Director, EMEA for NMHG. “The latest Hyster Reach Truck model has been intelligently designed to deliver reliability, dependability and a low cost of ownership to demanding operations everywhere.” The new Hyster Reach Truck has been designed to lift loads up to 12.5 metres and is technically advanced, featuring

AEB International explain how to make the most of the U.S. Export Control Reform

 Compliance with U.S. export control regulations is a major challenge for any company dealing with either U.S-originating military goods, dual-use items or associated technology. Dual-use items are primarily commercial or civil in nature, but also have potential military applications, and technology includes technical data, software, and any associated services. U.S. re-export controls also apply when passing controlled U.S. originating articles from one country outside of the U.S. to another country

Transunion becomes Dachser

Completes its integration Little more than ten months after the acquisition by Dachser, the Spanish air and sea freight forwarder Transunion, S.A., is completing its integration into the network of the global logistics provider. Starting on 1 January 2014, the company will be operating as DACHSER Spain Air & Sea Logistics, S.A.U.   The rebranding also relates to the former national subsidiaries of Transunion. The name change has been completed

IAG Cargo announces next-generation aircraft routes for 2014

The aircraft will be deployed across a number of key routes IAG Cargo has unveiled new routes for its next-generation aircraft; the B787 and A380. The aircraft, which are being delivered to British Airways, will be deployed across a number of key routes in the IAG Cargo network throughout 2014, offering increased cargo capacity for customers as well as specialist features for the safe transportation of temperature-sensitive goods. The B787

Transfennica on track to meet future environmental regulations

Transfennica is applying innovative scrubbing system to more vessels Transfennica will be well prepared to meet the future new environmental regulations. After a successful operating period on MV Plyca, Transfennica is now applying the innovative scrubbing system to five more vessels in its fleet. On January 1, 2015 the stringent environmental requirements will take effect to limit the emission of sulphur in exhaust gases. This can be done by installing

UK freight forwarding sector comments on Autumn Statement

George Osborne made his statement on December 5th BIFA, the British International Freight Association has commented on elements of this year’s Autumn Statement that will impact on its members’ activities and the wider supply chain in the UK. Peter Quantrill, BIFA Director General, says: “Now that the Autumn Statement has been delivered, it is possible to consider how its contents may affect our members and their customers. “BIFA welcomes the