Current Issues With GVMS Outage

Current Issues With GVMS Outage

Customs GVMS (Goods Vehicle Movement System) continues to be down, which has been contributing to some confusion and delays at ro-ro ports. The Government website lists the below interim measures that are being applied until Thursday 7th April, when a further update...
One Year On From Suez – Another Grounding

One Year On From Suez – Another Grounding

One year on from the blocking of the Suez Canal and another container ship has run aground from the same Taiwanese carrier. The vessel ‘Ever Forward’ has been stuck in mud and clay in Chesapeake Bay, on the US East Coast, for two weeks now. Ironically, an...
Freeport East Gets Government Approval

Freeport East Gets Government Approval

A business case outline for Freeport East has been formally approved by UK government, which is a major milestone in the road to fulfilling its vision. Government agreed to the proposals for the three tax sites based at Felixstowe, Harwich and Stowmarket, representing...
Felixstowe Port Passes 100 Million TEU’s

Felixstowe Port Passes 100 Million TEU’s

The Port Of Felixstowe has recently handled its 100th million TEU since it opened back in 1966. The record passing container was loaded at Berth 8, which is the newest of the the port’s four berths, creating a major milestone for the UK’s largest container port....
Supply Disruption To Continue Into 2022

Supply Disruption To Continue Into 2022

As we enter the last quarter of the year, one thing that is fairly universally agreed is that supply chain delays and shortages will continue into 2022. The increase in Asia to European demand is expected to continue next year, with Maersk Line predicting a further...