All DP World articles – Page 3

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    Rail used in first shipment of commercial vehicles from China to UK


    A trial shipment of commercial vehicles from Dongfeng Sokon (DSFK) arrived in Portbury, UK, last week all the way from Chengdu in China.While the shipment was modest – including just seven containerised vehicles being delivered to the Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham – the mode of delivery was significant because ...

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    ATI invests in multi-level car park to deal with Philippine imports


    Asian Terminals (ATI), the Philippine port operator and developer, is investing 1.3 billion Philippine pesos ($25.8m) in a five-level vehicle storage facility at the port of Batangas to handle continued growth in imports of vehicles to the country.Batangas port accounts for the majority of the country’s annual car imports and ...

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    DP World explores high-speed propulsion system for freight


    Port terminal giant DP World has signed an agreement with Hyperloop One to explore the use of its high-speed tube propulsion system for the movement of containers between Jebel Ali Port and a new inland container depot in Dubai.Jebel Ali Port, which is operated by DP World, is the largest ...

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    Browning replaces Ward at London Gateway port


    Andy Browning has been appointed as cargo supply chain manager at DP World London Gateway, the UK’s newest deep-sea container terminal. Browning has moved from his previous position as supply chain and logistics solutions development manager at global, specialist beverage logistics company, JF Hillebrand. “I am joining at a time ...

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    Peter Ward moves to CEO role at UKWA


    Peter Ward is moving on from his role as commercial director and head of cargo supply chain at DP World London Gateway, to take over as CEO of the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA). His move to UKWA follows the announcement that Roger Williams will be leaving the role in ...

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    London Gateway could boost flows of components by rail


    Rail services for automotive parts in the UK could grow with the launch of services this year by DB Schenker at DP World London Gateway, a new port outside London that starts operations in the fourth quarter of this year.According to Adrian Fleming, head of sales and marketing at DB ...

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    Higher parts exports could change JLR’s logistics network


    Jaguar Land Rover could see changes to its parts export and import flows into and out of the UK and Europe in the coming years as it expands production in overseas locations, notably China. Growing exports of components could mean more balanced material flows in and out of the UK, ...

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    Auto execs gather for London Gateway forum


    Senior automotive logistics professionals will gather at London Gateway, DP World’s new container port located 40km to the east of the UK capital, on Thursday this week (July 4th) for a special Automotive Logistics forum.The event, which will include a tour of the £1.5bn ($2.3bn) development, is planned to highlight ...

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    An automotive gateway in London?


    DP World’s London Gateway, a new container port east of London due to start operations in the fourth quarter of this year, could become a node for containerised parts and finished vehicles in and out out of the UK. Speaking during an Automotive Logistics Webinar, Peter Ward, ...

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    London Gateway – What Europe’s newest deep-sea port and largest logistics park means for the automotive industry


    11 June l 2013 A webinar that focused on Europe’s largest logistics park and newest deep-sea container port at London Gateway due to open in Q4 this year (2013).This important new facility provides manufacturers, suppliers and logistics professionals in the automotive sector, with a fully automated multi-modal logistics platform, strategically ...

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    Global round up


    CN begins operations at Calgary Logistics ParkTrains have started calling at Canadian National Railway’s (CN) Calgary Logistics Park, the company’s new C$200m ($203m) intermodal terminal located in Conrich, southern Alberta. The terminal will also feature a CN Autoport facility at a later date that will provide services for the regional ...

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    DB doubles Poland-UK service


    DB Schenker Rail is adding another weekly train to its service between Wroclaw in Poland and London in the UK from October this year. The company has been running one weekly train on the service since November last year but has seen increasing demand from customers across a number ...