Guidance for operators affected by container weight changes starting today (1 July) has been published, as the sector comes to terms with one of its biggest challenges in recent times. Amendments to the Safety of Life at Sea (Solas) Convention means shippers become responsible for ensuring export containers have a verified gross mass before they are loaded onto ships. Most ports are offering a weighing service, although hauliers have warned it could result in crippling queues. The Global Shippers’ Forum, the […]
The chairman of Elite Transport Services has said he has a “very strong desire” to turn the business around, after creditors voted to back a company voluntary arrangement (CVA) at the container haulier.
Felixstowe-based Searon Logistics has entered administration after its largest customer moved to Southampton, causing a significant increase in costs.
Pentalver is preparing to open its London Gateway depot next month, bolstering the container haulier’s operation in the South East.