Region must have a strategy to halt decline

Hull and the Humber region needs to develop a strategy for a thriving port and renewable energy-based economy if it is to close the productivity gap with the rest of the UK economy and claim its rightful place in the Northern Powerhouse.

090216 A view of the Humber Bridge seen from ther Old Tile Works at towards Barton upon Humber

Staff from the university’s Logistics Institute have begun work on two supply chain and logistics projects as part of a long-term collaboration with state-owned but privately managed transport company SNTL. The partnership will utilise the extensive expertise of the Logistics Institute at Hull to develop a new index that can measure the potential of African countries to become logistics hubs. The joint venture was agreed after Logistics Institute director, Prof Amar Ramudhin, visited Morocco to give a talk.

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Performers dressed as angels take part in the Place des Anges spectacle in Hull, part of UK City of Culture 2017 and the Yorkshire Festival.
Performers dressed as angels take part in the Place des Anges spectacle in Hull, part of UK City of Culture 2017 and the Yorkshire Festival.