Entries by Supreme Freight

We are CDS compliant

HMRC has successfully implemented the first software release for its new Customs Declaration Service (CDS). Supreme Freight Services are CDS compliant – we can assist importers in a complete consultation ahead of the CDS implementation. This new Customs Declaration Service will deliver a modern system for importers and exporters who have to complete customs declarations […]

Mega Containership Equipped with ABB Turbochargers

China’s newest and largest container ship has ABB turbochargers installed to help to ensure optimal performance and fuel efficiency.  The flagship in Cosco Shipping Line’s Universe mega containership series, the 21,000+ TEU COSCO Shipping Universe, was delivered in June 2018 by Chinese shipbbuilder Jiangnan Shipyard (Group) Co. Ltd. The vessel is equipped with three ABB A180-L two-stroke […]

Why are fuel prices increasing?

Fuel prices are on the increase again, which is liable to have a considerable impact on the freight industry. Fuel is now at its highest cost since 2014, and the main reasons for this are the war in Syria, Iranian tensions and biofuel for renewable energy increases. As a result, pump prices and bunkering have […]

•••WEATHER AND PORT INFORMATION•••

At present Felixstowe is closed due to high winds and not expected to re-open until Sunday at the earliest. London Gateway is greatly reduced in its capacity and is opening as and when it can depending on the weather.  The port of Southampton is closed due to snow. The inclement weather will hopefully start to […]

2016 ends on a positive note for Air Cargo

According to official data released by The International Air Transport Association (AITA), global freight volumes showed a growth in demand of 3.8% freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) compared to 2015. This was nearly double the industry’s average growth rate of 2% over the last five years. Freight capacity also increased by 5.3% in 2016. With the […]

Southampton’s freight terminal plans further expansion

The planned expansion of Southampton’s container terminal will help cement it’s reputation as one of the fastest, most productive freight terminals in the UK. With the mega vessels arriving in Southampton getting bigger and bigger, Southampton’s freight terminal are scaling up to match. DP World Southampton are investing heavily in new equipment, land and quayside cranes. […]