February 28, 2018 /

With the approach of the weather system known as the 'Beast from The East' heading to the UK over the next five days, the general consensus among Government agencies is that there will be significant delays and disruption to road networks across the UK. Although the initial impact will hit the East of the UK,…

Record breaking figures for Heathrow

February 21, 2018 /

Freight travelling through Heathrow reached record levels for the start of the year, as over 133,000 tonnes made its way through the airport in January, with export volumes growing by 10.6%. The top destinations for cargo growth were the US (1,214t), Spain (1,070t) and China (966t). Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye said: “Heathrow is off to…

Shipping first for the Arctic

February 14, 2018 /

Following on from our article concerning Chinas expansion into the Arctic, this week there has been a first for shipping, as the first commercial tanker crosses the Arctic sea route in winter.   Thawing polar ice in the region of Russia’s Northern Coastline means that this could be a viable option of increasing maritime trade…