Archive for the ‘Rail’ Category

RMT calls for government action to save the offshore oil and gas sector

RMT calls for government action to save the offshore oil and gas sector
Mick Cash RMT calls for government action to save the offshore oil and gas sector OFFSHORE union RMT demanded action now to save workers’ jobs and skills from the catastrophic effects of COVID-19 and the collapse in the price of oil to under $25 per barrel in a letter sent today to the Chancellor of...
March 25th, 2020 | Health and Safety, HR, Oil Industry, Rail | Read More

COVID-19 ETF responds to the outcome of Council of Transport Ministers Meeting

COVID-19 ETF responds to the outcome of Council of Transport Ministers Meeting
COVID-19 ETF responds to the outcome of Council of Transport Ministers Meeting Thursday, March 19 – Brussels – In the wake of the informal meeting of the Council of Transport Ministers, the ETF has once again sent a letter to Commissioner Vălean. The ETF waited for the outcome of this...
March 19th, 2020 | Associations, Automobiles, Health and Safety, HR, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Multimodal 2020: Sustainability in Supply chain takes centre stage

Multimodal 2020: Sustainability in Supply chain takes centre stage
Multimodal 2020: Sustainability in Supply chain takes centre stage Sustainability issues within global supply chains will take centre stage at Multimodal 2020, the UK, Ireland, and Northern Europe’s premier freight transport, logistics and supply chain management event, which is set to take place...
March 9th, 2020 | Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

RMT demands that new Condor Ferries owners take urgent action to sort pay and conditions scandal

RMT demands that new Condor Ferries owners take urgent action to sort pay and conditions scandal
Mick Cash RMT demands that new Condor Ferries owners take urgent action to sort pay and conditions scandal SEAFARERS Union RMT today responded to news confirming that Condor Ferries has been purchased by a consortium involving Brittany Ferries by demanding that the new owners take urgent action to resolve...
March 9th, 2020 | HR, Rail, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Davies Turner is back on track with Express China rail freight service for containers

Davies Turner is back on track with Express China rail freight service for containers
Davies Turner is back on track with Express China rail freight service for containers Davies Turner reports that its fixed-day, weekly direct rail import service from China to the UK will re-commence in mid-March. Tony Cole, head of supply chain services at the UK’s leading independent freight and...
March 4th, 2020 | Containers, Logistics, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Prospects for the rail freight sector

Prospects for the rail freight sector
Prospects for the rail freight sector With the Rail Freight Group Conference fast approaching, we are we are excited to share insight from Rail Freight Group’s Director General Maggie Simpson who will be chairing the event.  Maggie Simpson, Director General, Rail Freight Group  “The...
March 3rd, 2020 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Rail | Read More

2020 Multimodal awards are now open for nominations

2020 Multimodal awards are now open for nominations
2020 Multimodal awards are now open for nominations Nominations are now open for one of the logistics industry’s most popular awards schemes. “The 2020 Multimodal Awards give participants on all sides of the UK’s supply chains a unique opportunity to recognise outstanding achievements...
February 7th, 2020 | Automobiles, Aviation, Awards, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail | Read More

RMT calls for action now to protect safety and increase UK seafarer jobs on P&O Ferries from Hull

RMT calls for action now to protect safety and increase UK seafarer jobs on P&O Ferries from Hull
Mick Cash RMT calls for action now to protect safety and increase UK seafarer jobs on P&O Ferries from Hull Following Hull East MP Karl Turner’s exchange with the Prime Minister in the Commons today, seafarers’ union RMT responded to demand immediate Government action on ferry company P&O...
January 29th, 2020 | Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Rail, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 28-Jan-2020 RISE IN RAIL TRAFFIC BOOSTS CONTAINER VOLUMES Gothenburg, Sweden NEW YEAR HOLIDAY EXTENDED China AUTHORITIES IMPLEMENT CORONAVIRUS MEASURES Turkey Rise in rail traffic boosts container volumes Tuesday, January 28, 2020, Gothenburg, Sweden Newly published Port of Gothenburg...
January 28th, 2020 | Holidays, Land Trasnport, Medical, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

66% rise in thefts on tube network as December RMT strike hits

66% rise in thefts on tube network as December RMT strike hits
… 66% rise in thefts on tube network as December RMT strike hits Analysis of figures from the British Transport Police showed 1,005 thefts took place on tube lines in December 2019 BTP recorded a total of 1,596 across all its transport networks in December last year This included 977 thefts from...
January 28th, 2020 | Corruption, Rail, Safety and Security, Statistics | Read More

Transport-Led Development in London and the South East

Transport-Led Development in London and the South East
Transport-Led Development in London and the South East There is now only 1 week to go until Transport-Led Development in London and the South East which will be taking place on the 15th of January in London. Attend to discover the future plans and strategies for unlocking new areas within the region...
January 6th, 2020 | Aviation, Construction, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

RMT welcomes Labour’s commitment to take action to end nationality-based discrimination in seafarer pay

RMT welcomes Labour’s commitment to take action to end nationality-based discrimination in seafarer pay
Mick Cash RMT welcomes Labour’s commitment to take action to end nationality-based discrimination in seafarer pay Maritime union RMT has today welcomed the commitment in Labour’s manifesto to take action to end nationality-based discrimination in seafarers pay. Currently the law treats the maritime...
November 21st, 2019 | HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Politics and Government, Rail | Read More

On Armistice Day maritime union RMT remembers the sacrifice of the Merchant Navy and the Royal Fleet Auxiliary

On Armistice Day maritime union RMT remembers the sacrifice of the Merchant Navy and the Royal Fleet Auxiliary
Mick Cash On Armistice Day maritime union RMT remembers the sacrifice of the Merchant Navy and the Royal Fleet Auxiliary RMT General Secretary Mick Cash said: “Today we remember all those who have lost their lives in conflicts around the globe and as a maritime trade union we particularly remember...
November 11th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Military, News, Rail | Read More

Transportation Assets Management and Russian Railways sign agreement on strategic cooperation

Transportation Assets Management and Russian Railways sign agreement on strategic cooperation
From the signing ceremony Transportation Assets Management and Russian Railways sign agreement on strategic cooperation At the “PRO//Motion.1520” International Transport and Logistics Forum held in Sochi on October 29, Transportation Assets Management LLC (TAM LLC) and Russian Railways JSC (RZD)...
October 29th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, Rail | Read More

COA Hamburg Meeting – Just one week to go, still time to register

COA Hamburg Meeting – Just one week to go, still time to register
COA Hamburg Meeting – Just one week to go, still time to register  COA HAMBURG 2019 COA Members Meeting – Monday 4 November Just one week to go, still time to register! Join over 80 confirmed participants at the important industry meeting Plus updates on the COA Flexitank Meeting and the...
October 28th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

33 freight forwarders are shortlisted for BIFA’s freight service awards

33 freight forwarders are shortlisted for BIFA’s freight service awards
Robert Keen 33 freight forwarders are shortlisted for BIFA’s freight service awards 33 freight forwarding companies have been shortlisted as finalists for the ten categories of this year’s British International Freight Association’s Freight Service Awards. Those short-listed in the various...
October 28th, 2019 | Associations, Awards, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BIFA expresses reservations over latest funding for customs training announcement

BIFA expresses reservations over latest funding for customs training announcement
Robert Keen BIFA expresses reservations over latest funding for customs training announcement The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association that represents UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, has expressed some reservations about yesterday’s Government announcement...
September 4th, 2019 | Associations, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GEODIS 2018 Activity and CSR Report: Executive Summary

GEODIS 2018 Activity and CSR Report: Executive Summary
GEODIS 2018 ACTIVITY and CSR Report: Executive Summary Ambition 2018: Strategic Plan At the end of 2018 GEODIS brought its first five-year strategic plan, Ambition 2018 to a favorable close. The plan had three main focuses Turn-around Building on solid foundations Stepping up the profit. Financial...
July 29th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Marinas, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Reports | Read More

RMT demands urgent action on Royal Fleet Auxiliary pay as Government prepare to lift cap for other groups of workers

RMT demands urgent action on Royal Fleet Auxiliary pay as Government prepare to lift cap for other groups of workers
Mick Cash RMT demands urgent action on Royal Fleet Auxiliary pay as Government prepare to lift cap for other groups of workers Maritime union RMT today demanded action from the Government in an on-going pay dispute involving workers at the Royal Navy supplies lifeline – the Royal Fleet Auxiliary...
July 19th, 2019 | Labour Disputes, Rail | Read More

RMT on “shameful” news that Grayling blew £85 million on Brexit ferry shambles

RMT on “shameful” news that Grayling blew £85 million on Brexit ferry shambles
Mick CashXIT RMT on “shameful” news that Grayling blew £85 million on Brexit ferry shambles   MARITIME UNION RMT repeats demand this morning for Grayling’s resignation as Public Accounts Committee reveals he blew £85 million on the Brexit ferries shambles. General Secretary Mick...
July 10th, 2019 | Associations, Labour Disputes, Rail, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Schweizerzug launches new direct rail service to Rotterdam

Schweizerzug launches new direct rail service to Rotterdam
… Schweizerzug launches new direct rail service to Rotterdam Frenkendorf, Switzerland, 4 July 2019: Schweizerzug AG has continued its rapid network and service expansion with the start of a new direct rail link to the port of Rotterdam in June 2019.  The Swiss rail freight operator introduced...
July 4th, 2019 | Rail | Read More

Davies Turner’s Express China Rail Service exceeds expectations

Davies Turner’s Express China Rail Service exceeds expectations
Davies Turner’s Express China Rail Service exceeds expectations Davies Turner reports that its fixed-day, weekly rail import service for LCL cargoes from China is consistently delivering quicker transits than those publicised. Tony Cole, head of supply chain services at the UK’s leading independent...
June 26th, 2019 | Logistics, Rail | Read More

RMT confirms action by Royal Navy Lifeline workers in fight for “Fair Pay For RFA”

RMT confirms action by Royal Navy Lifeline workers in fight for “Fair Pay For RFA”
Mick Cash RMT confirms action by Royal Navy Lifeline workers in fight for “Fair Pay For RFA” Maritime union RMT confirmed today that it will be embarking upon a programme of industrial action involving nearly 700 workers at the Royal Fleet Auxiliary – the Royal Navy supply lifeline –...
June 20th, 2019 | Associations, Labour Disputes, Rail | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 29-May-2019 CONSTRUCTION OF OUTFALLS AT FORMER KAI TAK RUNWAY Hong Kong CONTINUOUS OPERATION OF TEMPORARY WIND MONITORING STATION Hong Kong RAILWAY WORKERS’ STRIKE North Queensland, Australia CABLE LAYING IN EAST JOHOR STRAIT Singapore Construction of outfalls at former Kai...
May 29th, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Strikes | Read More

BIFA Young Forwarder Network now fully established in the regions

BIFA Young Forwarder Network now fully established in the regions
Pictured left to right are the governors and chairs of Midlands region: Scott Powell (Europa), Colin Smith (Metro Shipping), Chadd Blunt (Millennium Cargo), Jay Williams and Julian Frattaroli (both Kuehne+Nagel). BIFA Young Forwarder Network now fully established in the regions The British International...
May 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More