The construction of a major lorry park in Kent to replace Operation Stack won’t begin until 2018 at the earliest after a judicial review was announced for December. Former Chancellor George Osborne pledged £250m to build a holding area for lorries at Stanford West in 2015, but campaigners opposed the plans and launched a judicial review against the decision. The General Election stalled progress even further and now court proceedings won’t begin until 6 December. Matthew Webb, Stanford parish council […]
The FTA has called on Eurotunnel and the French authorities to upgrade any weak spots in their security fencing after more than 100 migrants broke into the tunnel operator’s French terminal earlier this month, causing hours of delays to passenger and freight services.
Goods-in-transit insurance could become more difficult, more restrictive and more expensive for cross-Channel operators in light of the increasing problem of loads being spoiled by stowaways, a loss adjuster has warned.