Tag: Commercial Boat Operators Association

Resumed barge traffic to Leeds is “very opportune” says CBOA

The Commercial Boat Operators Association (CBOA) is delighted that barge traffic carrying marine dredged aggregates has re-started from Hull to Leeds. The 500 tonnes capacity barges are now regularly arriving at Knostrop Wharf, east Leeds. “This shows the value of using barges”, said CBOA Chairman David Lowe. He continued: “With

First barge of aggregate docks at Knostrop wharf

A 500 tonnes capacity barge arrived at Knostrop yesterday (23 September 2020) marking the first load of a new service carrying marine dredged aggregates from Hull to Leeds. This is the culmination of many years’ hard work by various groups. It started with Leeds City Council’s minerals planning policy decision