Plans for a Low Emission Zone (LEZ) at Felixstowe port and fining the most polluting LGVs have been shelved after the air quality improved substantially. Lorries were calculated to be contributing more than a quarter of all NOx concentrations at a receptor site and prompted the local council to consider measures targeting them (MT 19 March 2012). However, Suffolk Coastal District Council said action taken by the port to reduce pollution emitted by its own handling equipment has reduced emissions […]
Felixstowe-based haulier James Kemball’s investment in additional fleet appears to have paid off with a 9% rise in turnover and 32% jump in pre-tax profit.
Significant changes to the verification of container weights coming into effect this summer could spark chaos at UK ports, according to haulage companies.
Rising driver wages and greater use of agency staff to combat recruitment difficulties contributed to a second year of reduced profit for Felixstowe-based container haulier James Kemball.