Archive for the ‘Car trade’ Category

General cargo leads Marseille Fos Q1 results

General cargo leads Marseille Fos Q1 results
Marseilles passenger terminal – picture credits Anny Zade First-quarter cargo throughput at leading French port Marseille Fos was marked by strong growth in general cargo – container, ro-ro and conventional traffic – which totalled 4.98 million tonnes for an 11% increase on January-March last...
May 12th, 2017 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Car trade, Coastal Shipping, Container shipping, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Gas, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Oil Industry, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reports, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Port of Durban Marine Pilot successfully steers a car acrrier in rough sea conditions

Port of Durban Marine Pilot successfully steers a car acrrier in rough sea conditions
Marine Pilot Rainer Rauntenberg (right) who managed to the steer in an automotive vessel in rough weather conditions receives a gift from the Port of Durban Harbour Master Alex Miya. [Durban, South Africa, 17 March 2017]  The cyclonic weather conditions which battered the Durban beach front earlier...
March 17th, 2017 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Car trade, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Markets, People and Places, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

DNV GL – Supersizing car carriers – New Horizon Class

DNV GL – Supersizing car carriers – New Horizon Class
… Similar to container vessels, bulk carriers and cruise ships, car carriers are rapidly growing in size. A new series of the world’s largest pure car and truck carriers sets a new standard for this segment. The final two vessels in a series of six New Horizon Class pure car and truck carriers...
January 18th, 2017 | Car trade, Classification Societies, Insight, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Automechanika Shanghai 2016

Automechanika Shanghai  2016
… Automechanika Shanghai fringe programme to feature advances in automotive technology with emphasis on Connected mobility Broad list of business and brand-building events to be held this year Automechanika Shanghai 2016 has an extensive list of top-notch industry events over the four-day show....
November 15th, 2016 | Automobiles, Automobiles, Car trade, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Markets | Read More

VW crisis presents the opportunity to drive positive changes for the automotive industry…

VW crisis presents the opportunity to drive positive changes for the automotive industry…
Jon Gibson VW crisis presents the opportunity to drive positive changes for the automotive industry, states Crimson & Co The Volkswagen emissions data crisis presents a real chance to bring about positive changes to the automotive industry, with significant, long-term opportunities for automotive...
September 29th, 2015 | Associations, Automobiles, Car trade, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corruption, Emissions, Markets, Pollution | Read More

Motoring into a more joined-up era: the challenge which will be posed at the European Short Sea Shipping Conference 2015

Motoring into a more joined-up era: the challenge which will be posed at the European Short Sea Shipping Conference 2015
Jose Anselmo Motoring into a more joined-up era: the challenge which will be posed at the European Short Sea Shipping Conference 2015 Healthy customer demand on key routes coinciding with volatile freight rates and pressures for greater efficiency is among the challenges facing short-sea operators, and...
April 10th, 2015 | Automobiles, Canals, Car trade, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Cruise Ferry, European Union, Events, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Markets, Organisations, People and Places, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Short Sea Shipping, Short-sea shipping, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Evergreen launches India – Gulf service

Evergreen launches India – Gulf service
April 07, 2015 – Improving its service on the India–Gulf trade, Evergreen Line is to partner with Simatech, a leading feeder operator based in Dubai, in launching a joint Chennai–Colombo–Gulf Service (CCG) service next month. The CCG service will utilize four container ships of around 2,...
April 7th, 2015 | Car trade, Company Profiles, Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets | Read More

Cold chain logistics a hot topic at Intermodal Asia 2015

Cold chain logistics a hot topic at Intermodal Asia 2015
The world’s growing appetite for food and drink, as well as many other temperature sensitive products such as photographic film, chemicals and pharmaceutical drugs,  has increased the need for more efficient and ecological methods of storage and shipping in the cold store chain sector. Intermodal...
February 24th, 2015 | Associations, Automobiles, Canals, Car trade, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Emissions, Events, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Short-sea shipping, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Bureau Veritas wins innovative Canadian gas fuel contracts

Bureau Veritas wins innovative Canadian gas fuel contracts
Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas is to class two innovative projects for gas-fuelled vessels to be built for Canadian owners in Turkish shipyards. British Columbia-based Seaspan Ferries has chosen BV class for two hybrid LNG/diesel/battery-powered ro-ro cargo ferries which...
February 17th, 2015 | Car trade, Classification Societies, Environment, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Short-sea shipping | Read More

Car carrier casualties prompt increased concerns among IUMI leadership

Car carrier casualties prompt increased concerns among IUMI leadership
Dieter Berg Car carrier casualties prompt increased concerns among IUMI leadership By James Brewer Marine insurers are sharpening their focus on the safety and stability of pure car carriers after the Hoegh Osakagrounding in January 2015 underlined that a casualty of the kind could cause a $100m loss. With...
February 2nd, 2015 | Associations, Car trade, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Markets, News | Read More

Logistics experts recognise unique demands of automotive supply chain

Logistics experts recognise unique demands of automotive supply chain
Brad Brennan Evolution Time Critical shortlisted for new category in prestigious supply chain excellence award Alongside MOD operations advisors PJHQ, Royal Logistics Corps and World Food Programme, the vital emergency logistics work of Evolution Time Critical has been recognised in an elite shortlist...
October 7th, 2014 | Associations, Automobiles, Awards, Car trade, Logistics | Read More

VesselsValue.com The Trumpet – VV Weekly Newsletter

VesselsValue.com The Trumpet – VV Weekly Newsletter
  Wednesday 24 September 2014 Generating 300, 000 valuations a year and rising. Email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. In this week’s Trumpet: VV in the press: Arabian Supply Chain VV at Capital Link Seasure’s Demolition Report Twitter...
September 24th, 2014 | Car trade, Markets, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Can cars be hacked?

Can cars be hacked?
Friday 19 September 2014 – As driving becomes more computerised, what are the potential associated cyber vulnerabilities and how might they be exploited by hackers? (source: Lloyd’s of London) The buzz surrounding driverless cars has continued to grow throughout 2014 with the UK government’s...
September 19th, 2014 | Automobiles, Car trade, Insurance and Reinsurance, What Others Say | Read More

Container growth cheers mixed first-half at Marseilles Fos

Container growth cheers mixed first-half at Marseilles Fos
Port of Marseille 28 July 2014   Port news from Marseilles Fos   –  First-half container traffic at leading French port Marseilles Fos totalled 583, 287 teu – up 7% on the first six months last year – marked by a 10% increase at the deepsea Fos terminals.    Dry bulk and cruise passenger...
July 28th, 2014 | Associations, Car trade, Containers, Gas, Gas Carriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Logistics, LPG, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Reefer ships, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

RORO Exhibition and Conference

RORO Exhibition and Conference
24th – 26th June – ExCel Arena, London “Hosted once every two years, RORO 2014 will bring the entire roll-on/roll-off industry together for three days of buying, meetings and essential networking opportunities. It will be an essential event for any logistics professional involved in...
April 30th, 2014 | Automobiles, Car trade, Logistics, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Short-sea shipping | Read More

Racking up new business

Racking up new business
Fitting three cars into a container used to involve a long process of wooden supports and manpower. Today it is possible to fit up to six vehicles into one standard container using the innovative fitted metal racking service available from Consolidated Car Shipping. Unsworth Global Logistics (UGL) and...
April 25th, 2014 | Automobiles, Car trade, Logistics | Read More

First Dacia imports arrive at Fos

First Dacia imports arrive at Fos
First Dacia imports arrive at Fos Port news from Marseilles Fos – 14 April 2014 – First Dacia imports arrive at Fos         The first 402 Dacia cars from Morocco have arrived at Fos aboard the Neptune Lines car carrier City of Oslo under a deal that will see 20, 000 vehicles per year...
April 14th, 2014 | Automobiles, Car trade, Logistics, News | Read More

Exclusive look at RORO 2014 conference topics

Exclusive look at RORO 2014 conference topics
Roll-on/roll-off shipping event, RORO 2014, in London, will include conference sessions that address alternative fuels, the global outlook for the RORO market and the outlook for the North Sea and Baltic region. The RORO conference takes place within the exhibition hall and will feature high level and...
March 28th, 2014 | Associations, Automobiles, Car trade, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

New container and cruise records as oil slump hits Marseilles Fos

New container and cruise records as oil slump hits Marseilles Fos
 Total 2013 throughput at Marseilles Fos confirmed containers, steel industry bulks, LNG and cruise traffic as the major growth drivers at the leading French port.  In contrast, a mounting decline in crude oil and petroleum volumes pegged overall cargo to 80 million tonnes for the year, down 7% on...
January 23rd, 2014 | Automobiles, Car trade, Company Profiles, Container shipping, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Logistics, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Oil Industry, Ports & Terminals, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Port news from Marseilles Fos

Port news from Marseilles Fos
10 December 2013 – New car terminal announced as Marseilles Fos reviews past five years      Following a call for tenders in November last year, the Marseilles Fos port authority has chosen automotive logistics specialist TEA – part of the Charles Andre transport group – to develop...
December 10th, 2013 | Car trade, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

RORO 2014

RORO 2014
RORO 2014 Date of event: 24-26 June 2014 Hosted once every two years, RORO 2014 will bring the entire roll-on/roll-off industry together for three days of buying, meetings and networking opportunities. It will be an essential visit for any logistics professional involved in the movement of cargo using...
November 29th, 2013 | Car trade, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Short-sea shipping, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Jim Watson Delivers Keynote Address at Ferries 2013

Jim Watson Delivers Keynote Address at Ferries 2013
ABS takes the lead in developing LNG as fuel in North America 7 November 2013 – (Houston) Jim Watson, President and COO of the ABS Americas Division, told participants at Marine Log’s Ferries 2013 conference on Monday, 4 November, that LNG is changing the landscape of the marine industry and...
November 7th, 2013 | Car trade, Classification Societies, LNG | Read More

FESCO launches new regular container service FESCO St. Petersburg–North America

FESCO launches new regular container service FESCO St. Petersburg–North America
Russian Transportation Group FESCO has launched a new regular container service FESCO St. Petersburg – North America and started shipment of containers from the ports of the USA East Coast to Saint-Petersburg, the Group said on Monday. Shipments will be executed once a week from the ports of New...
October 29th, 2013 | Automobiles, Car trade, Dry Bulkcarriers, Liner Shipping and Trade | Read More

Investment on wheels

Investment on wheels
Tue 09 July 2013 – Interest in classic cars has been growing around the world, and so have their values. But with higher prices comes the need for expert insurance, especially when these works of art take to the road. (source:Lloyd’s of London) Like the fine art market, interest in acquiring...
July 9th, 2013 | Automobiles, Car trade, Consumers Market, Insurance and Reinsurance | Read More