Liverpool-based tanker operator Abbey Logistics Group has begun sending unaccompanied tank containers to mainland Europe via Zeebrugge for one of its food ingredient customers in order to avoid ongoing migrant problems in northern France. The firm, which previously sent articulated tankers to mainland Europe via Eurotunnel, has invested in eight new bulk containers for the new route, which it hauls empty to the port of Killingholme, near its Hull depot, for the sea crossing to Belgium. From Zeebrugge, the containers […]
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