Meachers Global Logistics expands fleet

Southhampton-based Meachers Global Logistics has added seven new specialist vehicles to its fleet as part of a £1.5million investment programme. The international freight and transport logistics company has replaced vehicles at its Nursling headquarters with five DAF XG Tractor units and a further two DAF CF 26T tail lift rigids have been acquired for its …

DP World’s UK ports handled record volume in 2021

DP World’s two UK ports handled a record volume of cargo in 2021 after major investments in capability and capacity. During the 12 month period, DP World’s port-centric logistics hub at London Gateway saw throughput of 1,804,871 TEU, a 15 per cent increase on the previous annual record set last year. At DP World Southampton, …

DP World completes £40M Southampton investment

DP World has just announced that 11 of the most sustainable straddle carriers yet manufactured will go into service at Southampton with immediate effect, completing a £40m investment over the last 12 months in Britain’s second largest container terminal. The vehicles, which lift containers moved by the quay cranes and then service onward forms of …

London Gateway: New port of call for two major international shipping services

DP World announced that the London Gateway is now the UK port of call for two new major international shipping services, connecting the economies of Western Europe with the Eastern Mediterranean, North Africa and Russia. DP World has created an integrated business in the UK comprising two deep water ports with freight rail terminals at …

CMA CGM Jacques Saadé makes her debut call at DP World Southampton

DP World’s container terminal in Southampton welcomed the CMA CGM JACQUES SAADÉ, the world’s first 23,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) containership to be powered fully by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). The CMA CGM Group’s new flagship vessel recently set another new world record for the number of full containers loaded on a single vessel, carrying …