Archive for the ‘Rail’ Category

Transport reassurances needed in the event of a ‘No deal’ Brexit

Transport reassurances needed in the event of a ‘No deal’ Brexit
Ed Thomas The British public are concerned that UK transport networks could be placed under strain in the event of a ‘No Deal’ outcome from Brexit negotiations, according to a survey by KPMG UK. The poll, of 3,044 members of the British public, found that if the UK does not strike a deal with the...
September 25th, 2018 | Associations, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

RMT on the Scottish Government’s decision to charter MV Arrow from Seatruck

RMT on the Scottish Government’s decision to charter MV Arrow from Seatruck
Mick Cash Scottish ferry union RMT today expressed concern at the Scottish Government’s decision to charter MV Arrow from low-cost operator Seatruck to meet short term freight capacity demand on publicly subsidised Northern Isles ferry routes currently operated by Serco NorthLink. RMT General Secretary,...
September 17th, 2018 | HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Rail, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Marseille Fos and Le Havre in Swiss rail shuttle launch

Marseille Fos and Le Havre in Swiss rail shuttle launch
View of the Marseilles port A new rail shuttle linking the leading French container ports Marseille Fos and Le Havre with Switzerland is being launched today (September 4) in a joint initiative with intermodal operator Naviland Cargo.  With three round trips per week, the France Helvetia Express service...
September 4th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Port of Genoa fully performant despite the motorway bridge collapse

Port of Genoa fully performant despite the motorway bridge collapse
Federagenti and Assagenti Genova joint statement ” Port of Genoa fully performant despite the motorway bridge collapse” The port of Genoa will be fully operational despite the consequences on the haulage traffic, arising from the collapse of the motorway bridge. The Italian Federation of...
August 17th, 2018 | Automobiles, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Ship Agencies | Read More

Professional Divers help build a Bridge in the Port of Hamburg

Professional Divers help build a Bridge in the Port of Hamburg
.. Professional Divers at the Bottom of the Elbe River The construction of the new Kattwyk railway bridge has entered a new phase. The pillars are being constructed in the Elbe riverbed. To enable that the riverbed is being scooped out. Professional divers are working at the bottom of the Elbe in a diving...
July 30th, 2018 | Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

TOC Europe 2018 hits record attendance with focus on smart, collaborative future

TOC Europe 2018 hits record attendance with focus on smart, collaborative future
From the latest TOC London, 12 July 2018 – TOC Europe, the world’s leading exhibition and conference hub for global port and terminal operators, container supply chain professionals and technology providers, welcomed close to 4,000 industry executives at its 43rd edition in Rotterdam this June. The...
July 12th, 2018 | Automobiles, Canals, Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Swissterminal Niederglatt enhances service offering for connections to West and South

Swissterminal Niederglatt enhances service offering for connections to West and South
An aerial view of the Niederglatt/Zurich terminal Frenkendorf, Switzerland, 13 June 2018: The container terminal Niederglatt/Zurich, operated by Swissterminal Group, will offer Swiss importers and exporters a new direct rail link to the Rail Hub Milano in Melzo/Milano with five departures per week from...
June 13th, 2018 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

RMT Port Workers to strike in fight for fair pay

RMT Port Workers to strike in fight for fair pay
Mick Cash SPECIALIST TRANSPORT UNION RMT confirmed today that a key group of port engineering and servicing staff will be striking for 48 hours this Thursday and Friday in a dispute over pay justice. The workers are employed by global shipping logistics and maintenance outfit MacGregors at a number...
June 12th, 2018 | Labour Disputes, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

IAPH conference in Baku, the pearl of the Caspian, makes a new record

IAPH conference in Baku, the pearl of the Caspian, makes a new record
From the conference; a full house! TOKYO, 15 May 2018 – The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) convened in Baku, Azerbaijan, 8 – 11 May 2018, under the theme “Ports of the Future: Building Hubs, Accelerating Connectivity. Hosted by “Baku International Sea Trade Port”...
May 15th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

RMT welcomes long overdue breakthrough in maritime caterer apprenticeships

RMT welcomes long overdue breakthrough in maritime caterer apprenticeships
Mick Cash Shipping union RMT today welcomed what it described as a long overdue but important breakthrough in qualifications to train the next generation of maritime‎ catering staff.   The union response follows an announcement by the Maritime Trailblazer Working Group,  which was set up to agree...
May 11th, 2018 | Education and Training, Food and Drink, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Rail | Read More

Peel Ports launches first rail service

Peel Ports launches first rail service
  l to r: Jouke Schaap, Peel Ports Container Director; Roger Neary, DB Cargo UK; Patrick Walters Chief Operating Officer, Peel Ports Group; Metro Mayor Steve Rotherham; Vice Lord-Lieutenant David O’Donnell CBE DL; Lord Prescott; Warren Marshall, Peel Ports Group Planning Director. New route...
May 9th, 2018 | Logistics, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Schweizerzug introduces direct link to Antwerp

Schweizerzug introduces direct link to Antwerp
… Frenkendorf, Switzerland, 2 May 2018: Schweizerzug, a rail service offered by the Swiss-based logistics provider Swissterminal Group, is launching a new direct connection between Frenkendorf/Basel and the Port of Antwerp on 2 July 2018. This means that Switzerland will have an overnight...
May 2nd, 2018 | Logistics, Rail | Read More

New man ”on the bridge” at Hans Buch Marine

New man ”on the bridge” at Hans Buch Marine
CEO of Hans Buch A/S Henriette Olsen and Palle Wredstrøm both look forward to the cooperation and to benefit from Palle’s vast knowledge and experience from the maritime industry. Palle Wredstrøm appointed as new Division Manager for the marine division On April 1, 2018 Hans Buch A/S welcomed Palle...
April 26th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Person Profiles, Rail | Read More

Davies Turner goes east with express China rail service

Davies Turner goes east with express China rail service
Philip Stephenson Davies Turner, the UK’s leading independent freight forwarding company, is adding an export LCL cargo service by rail from the UK to China one year after launching an import LCL and FCL rail service in the other direction. Consignments destined for China are consolidated through the...
April 25th, 2018 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Don’t miss out on Intermodal news and updates

Don’t miss out on Intermodal news and updates
Keep up-to-date with the Intermodal Events We want to make sure you are kept up-to-date about Intermodal Europe and Intermodal Asia: from the latest news, to who is exhibiting and speaking, to industry trends and innovations and much more… Due to changes in Data Protection Law (know as GDPR), from...
April 18th, 2018 | Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Rail | Read More

FEPORT Newsletter – March 2018

FEPORT Newsletter – March 2018
A fruitful Dialogue! Since January 2018, FEPORT has engaged with a number of like-minded organizations in a fruitful dialogue about two important topics: the upcoming revision of the Reporting Formalities Directive and the ongoing revision of the Combined Transport Directive. The outcome of these exchanges...
March 30th, 2018 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Intermodal Asia 2018 opens tomorrow

Intermodal Asia 2018 opens tomorrow
Intermodal Asia 2018 opens tomorrow in Shanghai and will provide a three-day platform for the global intermodal industry to connect, do business and discuss market trends. Online registration is now closed but you can register for free on arrival to the event from 9am or register via WeChat  Over...
March 19th, 2018 | Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Europe’s largest transport research conference in April in Vienna

Europe’s largest transport research conference in April in Vienna
. Austria will be at the heart of future mobility from 16-19thApril The 7th edition of the “Transport Research Arena” (TRA 2018), the largest transport research conference in Europe, will be held on 16-19th April in Vienna. Around 3,000 experts from all over the world will be discussing...
March 16th, 2018 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Aviation, Canals, Car trade, Emissions, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Turning point for Italy and Switzerland on the railway and logistics axis

Turning point for Italy and Switzerland on the railway and logistics axis
A full house attending the conference The ports of Genoa and Savona target 750-metre long cargo trains which will guarantee competitive fares and will favour a rebalancing between Northern and Southern European ranges. The Genoa and Savona Port Authority confirm over 2 billion public and private investments...
March 15th, 2018 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Intermodal Asia 2018: New Technologies to Optimise the Container Logistics Market

Intermodal Asia 2018: New Technologies to Optimise the Container Logistics Market
… The adoption of digital technologies is now increasing within the global container shipping industry as new technologies prove themselves to offer greater visibility, overcoming the current challenges of poor data, information silos and high costs being faced by the industry.  The ‘New Technologies...
March 8th, 2018 | Automobiles, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

U-FREIGHT partner grows in Poland

U-FREIGHT partner grows in Poland
RGW Express, the Polish independent freight forwarder and agent of the U-Freight Group (UFL), is increasing its presence in Poland. Earlier this month, the company – with its offices in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland – moved to a larger facility in Warsaw, which is now fully operational. The...
February 19th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail | Read More

New company structure for Swissterminal Group

New company structure for Swissterminal Group
The Swissterminal facility in Frenkendorf / Basel Swissterminal AG paves way to enter new markets Frenkendorf, Switzerland, 12 February 2018: Swissterminal will change its company structure and bundle its activities into two divisions, one for operational and the other for non-operational activities....
February 12th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, News, Rail | Read More

FEPORT: Third Annual Stakeholders’ Conference in Brussels

FEPORT: Third Annual Stakeholders’ Conference in Brussels
Ms Barbara Schretter, Director of the Representation of the Free State of Bavaria, during her welcome speech The Following is the full account of this unique conference and includes the letter of thanks to to those participating, speakers and readers; the second part includes all the conference’s...
January 29th, 2018 | Associations, Canals, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Marseille Fos and Le Havre to link in Swiss rail shuttle

Marseille Fos and Le Havre to link in Swiss rail shuttle
Provence Promotion head Philippe Stéfanini, Marseille Fos CEO Christine Cabau Woehrel, French finance minister Bruno Le Maire and Que Weidong, founder and CEO of Quechen Silicon, with his wife A rail shuttle container service linking the major French ports of Marseille Fos and Le Havre with Switzerland...
January 12th, 2018 | Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry…

RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry…
Mick Cash RMT demands urgent action from regulator and cruise industry after shocking incident on the Carnival Arcadia at the weekend shines spotlight on lifeboat safety Maritime union RMT has written to safety regulators and the cruise ship industry body today demanding urgent action over life-boat...
January 11th, 2018 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Accidents, Rail, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More