Posts Tagged ‘Channel Tunnel’

Freight forwarders will continue to face big challenges in 2016

Freight forwarders will continue to face big challenges in 2016
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarders, says that 2016 will see its members continuing to face numerous challenges, with some the result of legislative changes and government policy, rather than economic issues. Director General...
December 29th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

TT Club warns of liability issues due to Calais crisis

TT Club warns of liability issues due to Calais crisis
As the political and humanitarian situation in Calais continues to unfold, the specialist freight transport insurer, TT Club provides a perspective on the implications for the freight and haulage industry and steps which operators can take to avoid heavy penalties from being caught carrying illegal...
August 6th, 2015 | Civil Unrest, Logistics, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Tourism | Read More

Volatile shipping markets and tremors in geopolitics…

Volatile shipping markets and tremors in geopolitics…
John Faraclas Our thirty-first weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 31st of July 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Athens. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed up 31 points...
July 31st, 2015 | Canals, Markets, Military, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stock Markets | Read More

Fire halts temporarily Eurotunnel and Eurostar services

Fire halts temporarily Eurotunnel and Eurostar services
Both Eurotunnel and Eurostar have cancelled their services both for vehicles, freight  and passengers expecting to resume same later on tonight after fire was detected in a lorry at the French end of the tunnel. No-one was hurt! The tunnel’s closure led to many cancellations with passengers trips...
January 17th, 2015 | News, Rail | Read More