Viewing entries posted in December 2015
We have reached December and it seems the same topic is still very much on the table. It is worth noting, however, problems in the Calais area are being tackled by the Anglo French accord with stricter enforcement of rules.
Rail Cargo via Channel Tunnel
The Channel Tunnel continues to experience severe disruptions due to the current migrant crisis. Eurotunnel reports that within the last quarter, transport decreased by 33%. The SNCF fencing presents the biggest problem as it gives easy access to the Frethun freight yard.
News has come out that Heathrow Airport is planning to double its freight capacity. The airport management plans to expand the infrastructure that will speed up the flow of cargo, cutting the current processing times by half.