New CEMEX Thames barge deal will slash HGV requirement


CEMEX is dipping its toe in the water after striking a deal with a river freight provider to shift aggregates by barge on the Thames. The agreement with Walsh River Freight Partnership will save more than 5,000 HGV movements between CEMEX’s wharf at Dagenham to its readymix plant at Fulham. The contract involves one barge service per day, with each loaded boat carrying 400 tonnes, saving the equivalent of 20 HGVs travelling across the centre of London. CEMEX said the […]