Shipping and Containers

Budget commentary – To realise the full benefit of Freeports, further infrastructure investment will be essential

Budget commentary on Freeports

Kevin Bell, transport partner at law firm Womble Bond Dickinson, comments: “We welcome the fantastic news that the Government has decided to set up a Freeport on Teesside. This will undoubtedly help deliver transformational improvements and drive forward the levelling up agenda. This Freeport will bring millions of pounds of …

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How to pick the right shipping container

How to pick the right shipping container

Containerisation goes all the way back to the twentieth century when the first intermodal shipping container revolutionised global trade. Still, today, these large steel boxes carry the food we eat, the clothes we wear, and the shoes we walk in. Only now, they come in different shapes and sizes for …

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Thames Freeport lodge bid with Government

Thames Freeport lodge bid with Government

The bid consortium promoting the Thames Freeport has lodged their comprehensive bid with the Government for a digitally-linked economic zone connecting Ford’s world-class Dagenham engine plant, the global ports at London Gateway and Tilbury, large development employment areas and many river communities in need of regeneration. Alongside the bid document, …

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