Felixstowe Return Sparks Hope

Dec 12, 2018 | Industry News

Felixstowe has seen the return of previously lost carrier business recently, with Hapag Lloyd and OOCL committing their Euro Mediterranean EMX service back to the port, according to the loadstar.

The EMX service is due to return on December 23rd, with the arrival of the Heron Hunter, and the news is hopefully a sign that the port is about to return towards improved operational times after a disastrous 2018.

UK businesses have witnessed a small reduction in the loading and unloading times of late, which may be reflective of the peak season nearing its close rather than any improvements in systems and procedures.

The 2018 retail peak season has been majorly disrupted due largely to port congestion and capabilities, which reportedly started at Felixstowe. The port introduced a new operating system in June which increased their loading and unloading turnaround times dramatically and caused a number of carriers to move services to other ports.

Uniserve will continue to monitor the situation closely, if you require further information on the above then please contact your local Uniserve representative. For details of how Uniserve’s ocean freight capabilities can add leverage to your global supply chain, then please call 01375 856060 or email info@ugroup.co.uk.

PLEASE FOLLOW US

FOLLOW US

Customs Insights

Your Customs Compliance and Duty Management Experts.

Uniserve Careers

View our careers page to find out more about a Uniserve career.

Unrivalled Ocean Freight

Unparalleled choice and flexibility are synonymous with the UK’s leading Ocean Freight provider.

Award Winning Airfreight

Our record breaking (five times) BIFA Airfreight Award winning team eagerly await your enquiries.

Premium European Services

The UK’s leading independent provides quality services to and from all major locations across Eastern and Western Europe.

Uniserve Careers

View our careers page to find out more about a Uniserve career.

Customs Insights

Your Customs Compliance and Duty Management Experts.

Keep in Touch

Please subscribe to receive a monthly newsletter of our latest news and articles.

More News…..

Video: Asia LCL Services

  We hope you enjoy our short 'Asia LCL Services' video. Imports from Asia, where Uniserve are providing unique LCL (less than container load) products, which offer the ultimate in flexibility and reliability. Time: 1 minute 20 Secs PLEASE FOLLOW US...

Uniserve Win Again in BIFA Awards

Uniserve Group have been announced as 'winners' in the coveted European Logistics category, at the BIFA Freight Service Awards on Thursday. The BIFA award ceremony, which was hosted by double Olympic champion Dame Kelly Holmes, encourages and rewards high standards...

Brexit Effect for Air & Sea

The House of Commons voted against Theresa May's Brexit plan by a 230 majority yesterday, the biggest defeat for a UK government in history. The uncertainty therefore continues and we take a look at whether the increasing likelihood of a no-deal Brexit is having any...

Share This

Please Share This Article

It only takes a couple of clicks and it would be greatly appreciated! Many Thanks