Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Peel Ports acquires Quality Freight

The UK’s Peel Ports Group has acquired Quality Freight for an undisclosed amount.

 Mark Whitworth, chief executive of Peel Ports Group

Quality Freight provides chartering and a range of port services from a 40-acre (16.2-ha) multimodal facility at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.

Commenting on the acquisition, Mark Whitworth, chief executive of Peel Ports Group, said: “Our strategy is to be a leading UK provider of port centric logistics solutions. The acquisition of Quality Freight is an important step in extending the range of value added services beyond the core stevedoring and storage services typically offered by Peel Ports.”

Sebastian Gardiner will continue in the role of managing director of the business, which will trade under the Quality Freight name.

In addition to its port services, Quality Freight also handles project cargo shipments.

www.qualityfreight.com

www.peelports.com

Heavy Lift | News

Marine insurance: Reducing costs and capacity thumbnail image

Marine insurance: Reducing costs and capacity

September 19 - Marine insurance providers are commoditising their products in order to reduce costs. The result, according to the International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI), is a loss of expertise.
Views: 291
Zeaborn forms JV with MPC thumbnail image

Zeaborn forms JV with MPC

September 18 - Zeaborn Group has formed a joint venture with MPC Capital Group to handle the chartering and commercial management of a fleet of more than 160 container and bulk carriers.
Views: 674
DHL strengthens network in Middle East and Africa thumbnail image

DHL strengthens network in Middle East and Africa

September 18 - DHL Industrial Projects is opening a centre of excellence (COE) in Dubai as well as offices in Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya and Turkey to coordinate complex logistics projects in the Middle East and Africa.
Views: 766
ALE plans Swedish branch thumbnail image

ALE plans Swedish branch

September 18 - ALE will open an office in Sweden during the last quarter of 2019 as it looks to expand its operations in Scandinavia.
Views: 537

Heavy Lift Across The World

Discover heavy lift and project logistics industry news from around the world by region.