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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…


Freight shipping rates soar



March 4, 2022 /

The shipping industry was already suffering before the current economic sanctions imposed on Russia for their invasion of Ukraine, due to Brexit and COVID-19. The industry has been facing a shortage of vessels and containers when the sanctions meant an increase in the prices. In less than a fortnight, shipping rates have risen tenfold for…


Shipping Construction Goods Worldwide



May 23, 2021 /

Shipping goods via sea freight internationally happens on a daily basis and enables us to obtain products from anywhere in the world with ease. You could say that shipping keeps world trade turning particularly for the construction industry. The recent incident of the sea freight ship getting stuck in the Suez Canal may have prompted…


£40 Million Investment in Southampton



April 16, 2021 /

DP World have announced that Southampton, Britain’s second largest container terminal, will be benefitting from a major investment which will raise its significance as a premier international freight and logistics hub. DP World Southampton is a part of DP World and a leading global provider of smart logistics. One of their two UK deep water…


UK’s Road Transporters Should Be Ready for Vehicle Safety Changes in France



March 24, 2021 /

UK Logistics businesses are being warned to comply with new French safety regulations introduced on the 1st January or risk facing fines. The legislation states that all vehicles weighing in excess of 3.5 tonnes driving in France must display stickers indicating driver blind spots. This extends to passenger transport and commercial vehicles. Additionally, all vehicles…