Archive for the ‘UK News’ Category

  • Rosslare – Dunkerque ferry route launched

    on Jan 5, 21 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Rosslare – Dunkerque ferry route launched

    When Optima Seaways departed Rosslare Europort for Dunkerque on 2 January, it officially launched DFDS’ new Ireland-France freight ferry route. The route enables exporters and forwarders to keep their transport within the EU and avoid the customs formalities that apply to transport passing via the UK land bridge

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  • Logistics UK welcomes Brexit deal

    on Dec 25, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics UK welcomes Brexit deal

    Business group Logistics UK has reacted with optimism to the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) reached between the UK and EU but has cautioned that there is still much to be done to protect the nation’s supply chains, and the economy as a whole

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  • DFDS announces ferries for new Ireland – France freight route

    on Dec 18, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on DFDS announces ferries for new Ireland – France freight route

    The ferries Visby, Kerry and Optima Seaways are ready to welcome lorries and their drivers on the new Rosslare – Dunkerque freight route. From 2 January, the route will enable customers to keep their freight transport within the EU and avoid the customs formalities that will apply to transport passing via the

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  • Logistics UK expresses frustration at Kent ban

    on Dec 14, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Logistics UK expresses frustration at Kent ban

    The Department for Transport and Kent County Council is set to  temporarily ban lorry drivers from taking all rest periods other than the 45 minutes break in seven Kent boroughs

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  • FTA Ireland calls for effective contingency planning

    on Dec 14, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA Ireland calls for effective contingency planning

    FTA Ireland is calling effective is calling for effective contingency planning at Ireland’s biggest port

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  • European Commission outlines No Deal contingency measures

    on Dec 10, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on European Commission outlines No Deal contingency measures

    The European Commission has put forward a set of targeted contingency measures ensuring basic reciprocal air and road connectivity between the EU and the

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  • IRU warns that Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy will fail

    on Dec 10, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on IRU warns that Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy will fail

    The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has warned that the European Commission’s Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy, will fail to achieve 2050 carbon neutrality targets as it is based on a distorted tank-to-wheel approach that only measures CO2 emissions at the vehicle tailpipe

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  • Stena Line doubles frequency and capacity on Rosslare – Cherbourg route

    on Dec 10, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Stena Line doubles frequency and capacity on Rosslare – Cherbourg route

    Stena Line is set to add an additional freight-only vessel to its Rosslare to Cherbourg route from 4th January 2021.  The Stena Foreteller will join the Stena Horizon which already operates on the route, doubling the freight capacity as well as the frequency of sailings between Ireland and the Continent

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  • FTAI comments on traffic management plan for Dublin Port 

    on Dec 10, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on FTAI comments on traffic management plan for Dublin Port 

    FTA Ireland (FTAI), the business group representing the Irish logistics sector, is calling for authorities to prioritise trialling the recently announced Traffic Management Plan for Dublin Port, to allow time for the potential developments needed.  

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  • DVSA confirms 10-year-old tyre ban

    on Dec 9, 20 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on DVSA confirms 10-year-old tyre ban

    The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has confirmed that tyres aged over 10 years will be banned on the front axles of lorries, buses, coaches and all single wheels of minibuses with effect from February 1,

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