Charity Runners

5th March 2018 Charity Runners   On the 4th March, Carol Wraight (Company Secretary) and Colin Dowling (Managing Director) ran and completed the London Marathon Big Half raising money for local charities. Carol completed the Big Half in a time of 2 hours 2 minutes with Colin closely behind at 2 hours 38 minutes.

Troubled Waters

15th August 2017 Troubled Waters CSCL Jupiter which has the capacity to carry 14,300 TEU ran aground shortly after departing from the port of Antwerp. The Antwerp Port Authority said the grounding resulted in the suspension of all shipping traffic to and from the port causing several delays. The vessel was refloated on Monday night […]

Congestion in China

9th May 2017 Congestion in China   Chinese ports are currently encountering a nasty bout of congestion brought on by a number of coalescing factors. Bad weather, the restructuring of alliance networks, ever bigger ships and shippers’ eagerness to move cargo ahead of planned rate increases have all been mentioned in dispatches as the reasons […]

MSC Daniela

10th April 2017 MSC Daniela    On Tuesday 4th April, at approximately 1030hrs local time, a fire was reported onboard the MSC Daniela. The vessel was sailing from Singapore enroute to Port Said when the fire broke out toward the bow of the ship. The crew immediately initiated emergency procedures and attempted to control the […]