Exporting to the EU

July 21, 2023 /

While the EU is one of the UK’s closest partners and has a large consumer market, exporting to EU countries in recent years have presented a number of unique challenges. We’ve tried to outline some of these that UK exporters will encounter in the following article. Customs and Import Regulations: While every country has its…

Use of Smart Containers set to boom over the next few years

July 17, 2023 /

According to some research conducted by Drewry, the smart container fleet is expected to grow six-fold over the next five years. The fleet is projected to increase from 300,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in 2020 to 1.9 million TEUs by 2026. This represents a substantial growth rate for smart container adoption. Several factors are contributing…

How to decarbonise a port

July 12, 2023 /

Ports across the world are highly reliant on fossil fuels so decarbonising them will require significant planning and investment. But the process to make our ports more sustainable is becoming clearer. Identifying causes of pollution Cargo ships, cruise ships, trains, cranes, fuelling systems, tugs and port vehicles are all contributors to the total emissions that…