The Port of Tilbury has launched a formal consultation on plans to build a new 152-acre port terminal on the site of the former Tilbury Power Station. The new port, dubbed Tilbury2, will be built on the site of the former power station and will include a new deepwater jetty in the River Thames. Tilbury Port said rapid growth in trade through the port in the past 20 years has resulted in its customers looking for more space to expand […]
Ongoing capacity problems at some of the UK’s largest ports has occurred because of the three ‘Cs’ – Covid-19, Christmas and Customs, according to Logistics UK, which warned that delays could persist for months.
The RHA has welcomed the smooth flow of traffic at Channel ports, following the UK’s exit from the EU on 1 January, but warned that the real test will come later this week as freight volumes return to normal, complicated by the need for truck drivers crossing into France to have tested negative for Covid-19 no more than 72 hours previously.
Europa Road has signed a groupage partnership deal with Belgium company Transuniverse Forwarding to help UK and European traders overcome trading obstacles created by the UK’s departure from the EU.