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Father's Day - What Sort of Dad Have You Got?

This year will be the 100-year anniversary of Father’s Day and we’re here to help you celebrate it your way. Its origins date back to Virginia, where a woman called Senora Smart Dodd sat through a...

10 June 2019
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Founder of Otley 'Sailfree' Programme Celebrates 25 Years at the Helm

Freightlink have been long time supporters of the Otley Sailing Club 'Sailfree' programme, so it was great to hear that the club was celebrating 25 years with programme founder, Norman Stephens...

10 June 2019
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Eckerö Line Update : New Vessel on Helsinki - Tallinn Ferry Route

We are happy to announce that our new cargo vessel M/S Finbo Cargo will start operating between Vuosaari (Helsinki) and Muuga (Tallinn) in the last week of June. Heavy traffic and passenger...

07 June 2019
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Cammell Laird Reveals Plans For 'Disruptive' New Ro-Pax Ferry

British Shipyard Cammell Laird recently announced ambitious plans to shake up the new-build ferry market with a new specially designed Ro-Pax ferry. Founded in 1828, Cammell Laird are...

06 June 2019

Finnlines Investing in Ultra-Clean Vessels in Green Initiative

Finnlines has ordered three new green Ro-Ro vessels to respond to increasing demand for freight transport. The total investment is over €200m and the first ships are set for delivery...

30 May 2019

DFDS Testing Intelligent Drones for Use in Terminals

DFDS is testing and developing drones that can help them to keep track of the trailers in the terminals. This is in cooperation with Lorenz Technology, a Danish company developing drones based...

23 May 2019
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Can Non-Diesel HGVs be a Reality by 2040?

The UK is one of the largest freight distributors in the world, with over 1.6m tonnes moved in and out the country each year. 95% of this is by road and sea. Such a level of shipping comes at a cost...

21 May 2019
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P&O Ferries Update - Liverpool & Dublin Terminal Storage Charges

The recent growth in unaccompanied shipments is creating additional pressure on our terminals in Liverpool and Dublin, whose primary function is to facilitate safe ship operations. We are unable...

20 May 2019
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Eurotunnel Freight Update - French Customs Industrial Action Finally Settled

Good news, the industrial action carried out by French Customs is now permanently over. An agreement was signed between Customs Unions and their management last Friday. This agreement means an end...

20 May 2019


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