RTH Lubbers has secured new routes across south west Europe, Africa and the Middle East after seeing an increase in demand from the oil and gas market. The operator has seen increased traffic across its international routes over the last few months, pushing it to expand into areas it traditionally found difficult to get into. It will now offer services to Turkey, Tunisia, Malta, Iraq, the Black Sea, the Caspian Sea and Las Palmas in the Canaries, from its main […]
UK and Irish governments are set to meet next month to discuss cabotage regulations after intense lobbying from Irish hauliers. For years hauliers in both countries have delivered trailers to ports, where they were collected for inward delivery by a driver working in that country. This practice falls foul of cabotage rules introduced in 2010 which say that an international driver can only carry out three domestic jobs within seven days once he has delivered his load. The dropped trailers […]
Carillion’s bankers have launched a £225m fund to help subcontractors and suppliers hit by the construction and outsourcing giant’s collapse.