Port of Felixstowe deploys first driverless trucks

The Port of Felixstowe has announced it introduced autonomous terminal tractor units (ATs) into mixed traffic container terminal operations, believed to be the first implementation of its kind in Europe. The first two battery-powered units to enter service at the UK’s largest container port have been supplied by manufacturer Westwell. Commenting on the new equipment, […]

Women in Maritime delivers the UK’s first cross-transport inclusion summit

Women and male allies from across rail, aviation international, transport and maritime have joined forces to learn from each other, and drive progress on diversity and inclusion. Following their first summit during London International Shipping Week (15th September), the industries have agreed to regular dialogue and yearly meetings on gender equality focusing on progression and […]

MCA using drones to improve coastal monitoring

Drones are going to be used to carry out time critical, reactive search and rescue, and international counter pollution obligations across the country’s waters. “This ground-breaking project could mean that our fantastic search and rescue teams, who save lives 24 hours a day, seven days a week, can cover a wider search area, pick up […]


All the latest highways news direct to your inbox every week day

Subscribe now