Topic: Maritime Transport

Challenges to growing UK intermodal

Maritime Transport has grown from a road-based logistics operation to be one of the biggest intermodal rail operators in the UK in just twenty years. Already moving around 5,500 containers every week, the company has...Read more
|1 comment|author: Simon Walton

Are England’s ports ready for a shift to rail?

The UK government has mandated a net-zero carbon economy by 2050. However, with Britain’s trade largely conducted through the country’s ports and most forwarding undertaken by road, is the maritime industry ready to answer the...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

East Midlands Gateway one year onwards

Freeport status for neighbouring East Midlands Airport cannot do any harm to the Strategic Rail Freight Interchange at East Midlands Gateway (EMG). Maritime Transport Limited, better known simply as Maritime, is celebrating the first anniversary...Read more
|2 comments|author: Simon Walton
Class 66 locomotives named Maritime Intermodal One and Two

Maritime success in East Midlands

Rapidly developing freight operator Maritime is making a main line express out of its five-days a week flow between the busy east of England port at Felixstowe and East Midlands Gateway, very much the inland...Read more
|Comment|author: Simon Walton

East Midlands Gateway will be open in early 2020

UK-based logistics company Maritime Transport is getting closer to completion of East Midlands Gateway (EMG), its new intermodal terminal at Castle Donington. The facility will be launched in early 2020. EMG will be able to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mykola Zasiadko