P&O Ferrymasters and DP World Begin Rolling-Out Integrated Maritime and Logistics Services

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P&O Ferrymasters and its parent company DP World announce dthe completion of their first common carrier agreement, to integrate their global maritime and logistics services into a unified customer proposition.

The announcement follows DP World’s acquisition of P&O Ferrymasters in February 2019 and marks the launch of a global rollout of carrier agreements, to combine their multimodal networks, exploit and deploy their global operational coverage and provide comprehensive service packages to customers.

P&O Ferrymasters Introduce ‘Track And Trace’ System for Containers in Europe

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P&O FERRYMASTERS is launching an advanced track and trace service for its container customers, making it the first major logistics business in Europe to introduce the technology.

The service will allow customers to receive real-time updates on the precise location of their goods as they are transported by rail, road and sea.  This innovation improves efficiency, reduces costs and increases the speed of information exchange. (see video below)

P&O Ferrymasters Commences Operations At DP World London Gateway Logistics Park Lg231

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P&O Ferrymasters took occupation of the 21,460 m² distribution centre space on practical completion of the building on 27 July 2020.

Taking a 5-year lease at the brand new LG231 facility will enable P&O to further build its port/market-centric distribution centre strategy. It follows the opening of a new Rotterdam distribution centre in 2019 and complements the P&O Group developments in Tilbury – activities which are more continental cargo focused.

P&O Ferrymasters Expands East

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Logistics group achieves double-digit growth last year following eastwards expansion and is now looking at opportunities in the Black Sea and Caspian Sea regions, MD Bas Belder tells Lloyd’s Loading List.

Some quotes:

“The UK remains a core market for us but we are less dependent on it than we used to be having built up our pan-European trade lanes, which today probably account for at least 50% of our global business.”

“At the start of the year, P&O Ferrymasters launched intermodal services from the Turkish ports of Pendik, Ambarli and Mersin to the port of Trieste, with onward connections to the ports of Rotterdam and Zeebrugge.”

P&O Ferrymasters Launches Intermodal Service from Turkey To Its European Network Via Trieste

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P&O Ferrymasters will launch of new intermodal services from the Turkish ports of Pendik, Ambarli and Mersin to the Free Port of Trieste, with onward connections to its European intermodal network.

The new services – with departures six times a week in both directions with DFDS ships – will connect with rail links from the port of Trieste to P&O Ferries’ continental hubs at Rotterdam and Zeebrugge, giving highly competitive transit times of less than a week between Turkey and Europe’s principal logistics hubs.

P&O Ferrymasters increases capacity of Poznan-Rotterdam train by 25%

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P&O Ferrymasters has added a 5th rotation per week to its new rail link between Poznan (Poland) and Rotterdam. This increase in capacity is the result of exceptional demand.

The train launched in June and operates in conjunction with Polish logistics company Erontrans. It provides a link between the CLIP terminal in Swarzedz-Poznan to Europoort in Rotterdam, from where cargoes are transported to Britain via P&O Ferries.

Each train consists of 36 huckepack trailers able to carry up to 28 tonnes each. Its journey from Poznan to Rotterdam takes 20 hours.

Photo © Radek Kopras