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New agri-hub fully operational at the Port of Rosyth

Scotland’s largest agricultural products hub (agri-hub) is now fully operational at the Port of Rosyth, with the arrival of the Baltic Mantis bulk cargo ship and her load of over 30 000 t of animal feed from Argentina.


Coronavirus hits global shipping

Sea freight transport, the lifeblood of trade and a bellwether of the global economy, has been blown off course by the COVID-19 outbreak, sparking general alarm.


Van den Bosch takes next step in food safety

Logistics service provider Van den Bosch has bought 200 new 40 ft pressurised containers for the transportation of dry bulk products for the food industry.


UK ports calling for funding for local preparedness for the Coronavirus

Following the Health Secretary’s recent statement that the Coronavirus represents a “serious and imminent threat” to public health, the British Ports Association is calling for more funding and support to be given to UK local authority officials to prepare its borders.


Beumer develops screw weigh feeders

To reduce the use of expensive primary fuels like coal and oil in the energy-intensive cement production, operators focus increasingly on alternative fuels and raw materials.