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Ukraine Re-Opens Three Ports for Grain Shipments



July 27, 2022 /

Following two months of negotiations by the United Nations and Turkey, there’s finally a signed agreement to re-open three of Ukraine’s Black Sea ports for grain shipments opening the route for significant volumes of food exports. Guarantee of safe passage UN Officials have said that Russia and Ukraine have the elements in place such as…


UK Seafarer’s Wages Bill Advances



July 10, 2022 /

The UK Government is moving forward with its new legislation that would require parts of the shipping industry to pay seafarers at levels equivalent to the UK National Minimum Wage, but Unions and Ports have objected. Why the new legislation? Seen as a political response to P&O Ferries mass firing of crews in March 2022…


Khalifa Port takes fifth in CPPI



June 27, 2022 /

Abu Dhabi’s flagship Khalifa Port has been ranked in the top 5 of the Container Port Performance Index (CPPI) for 2021, a performance metric developed by the World Bank and S&P Global Market Intelligence. Strategically located half-way between Abu Dhabi and Dubai, Khalifa Port Container Terminal is the first semi-automated container port in the Gulf…


£200 million zero-emission HGV funding announced at Logistics UK conference



May 13, 2022 /

At Logistics UK’s Future Logistics Conference Transport Minister Trudy Harrison MP announced £200 million in government funding in order to continue zero-emission HGV trials. Taking the next steps towards Net-Zero This guarantee will help with the industries journey to de-carbonisation, and aid the United Kingdom’s overall push to being a carbon neutral country. The current…


P&O Suspends ferry services



March 18, 2022 /

Roughly 2.5 million goods vehicles use the port of Dover each year. But with P&O cancelling sailings and making 800 staff redundant abruptly, what happens to the thousands of vehicles waiting to cross the Channel? Cancelling Ferry Services On 17th March, P&O made an announcement that they’d be making 800 of their staff redundant and…