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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  20-Feb-2018 DREDGING OPERATIONS OFF KWUN TONG TYPHOON SHELTER Hong Kong LOCK CHAMBER CLOSED AFTER COLLISION Kiel Canal, Germany
February 20th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Transnet concludes agreement for new helicopters

Transnet concludes agreement for new helicopters
One of Transnet National Ports Authority’s existing AgustaWestland (AW 109) helicopters in the Port of Durban. [Durban, South Africa, 20 February 2018]  Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has concluded negotiations and signed an agreement for the manufacture, supply and delivery of two new helicopters...
February 20th, 2018 | Aviation, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Countdown to World Ports Sustainability Program launch – Antwerp 22-23 March

Countdown to World Ports Sustainability Program launch – Antwerp 22-23 March
The World Ports Sustainability Program (WPSP) will be launched in Antwerp on 22-23 March. Hosted by Antwerp Port Authority, this exciting two-day event is set to map out ways in which world ports will contribute to the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Initiated by the International Association...
February 19th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  19-Feb-2018 CONSTRUCTION OF LAND-BASED LNG FACILITY UNDERWAY  Gothenburg, Sweden PORT OPERATIONS LARGELY UNAFFECTED AS CYCLONE MAKES LAND FALL  Australia REPAIRS TO LIGHT BEACON OFF ADAMASTA CHANNEL Hong Kong RESTRICTED ANCHORING ADJACENT TO UAE EAST COAST TERRITORIAL WATERS Fujairah,...
February 19th, 2018 | Construction, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

ING and EIB provide EUR 300m to finance green shipping

ING and EIB provide EUR 300m to finance green shipping
l to r: Stephen Fewster, Global Head of Transportation Finance at ING, Werner Hoyer EIB President, Isabel Fernandez, Head of Wholesale Banking at ING Amsterdam, 19 February 2018 – ING and the European Investment Bank (EIB) today signed an agreement to support green investments for the European...
February 19th, 2018 | Banking, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Finance, Inland Waterways, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance | Read More

U-FREIGHT partner grows in Poland

U-FREIGHT partner grows in Poland
RGW Express, the Polish independent freight forwarder and agent of the U-Freight Group (UFL), is increasing its presence in Poland. Earlier this month, the company – with its offices in the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland – moved to a larger facility in Warsaw, which is now fully operational. The...
February 19th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
WORLD HOLIDAYS: 18 FEBRUARY-3 MARCH 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 18 February-3 March 2018 Sunday, February 18, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 15 Feb (Thu)-21 Feb (Wed) – Chinese New Year 19 Feb (Mon) – Presidents Day (USA) 19 Feb...
February 18th, 2018 | Holidays, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  16-Feb-2018 SUBMARINE OUTFALL INSPECTION WORKS OFF BLACK POINT POWER STATION  Hong Kong PORTS ON CYCLONE WATCH/ALERT  North West Coast, Australia CHANNEL CLOSURES DUE TO FOG US Gulf, United States Submarine outfall inspection works off Black Point Power Station Friday, February 16,...
February 16th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Freight forwarders demand action on infrastructure investment

Freight forwarders demand action on infrastructure investment
Robert Keen Commenting on the National Infrastructure Commission’s (NIC) first Annual Monitoring Report, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA), said: “Today, we have seen the value of having an independent National Infrastructure Commission to hold...
February 16th, 2018 | Associations, Aviation, Logistics, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Intermodal Asia: Latest News – From Cargotecture to Cybertecture

Intermodal Asia: Latest News – From Cargotecture to Cybertecture
A view of a stand In recent years, the shipping container has increasingly become a viable building material in commercial, domestic, temporary and permanent architecture. Combining environmental sustainability with cutting-edge design, container architecture has the potential to address some of the...
February 16th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics | Read More

Container Terminal St. Petersburg invested € 9.1M in development

Container Terminal St. Petersburg invested  € 9.1M in development
A view from the container sector adjacent to the containers berth In 2017, Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg (CTSP, a company of UCL Holding) spent more than RUB 650 million (EUR 9.1 million) under its development programme. Of this amount RUB 643.6 million (EUR 9 million) was spent for the purchase...
February 16th, 2018 | Company Profiles, News, Ports & Terminals, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
      15 February 2018 TEMPORARY PORT CLOSURE DUE TO STRONG WIND Dammam, Saudi Arabia VESSEL STEERING FAILURE & GROUNDING  Suez Canal, Egypt HIGH WINDS & BAD WEATHER HALT PORT OPS Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia TRAFFIC SUSPENDED DUE TO FOG Beaumont, United States AGREEMENT...
February 15th, 2018 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Rising lady golfers renew sponsorship with GAC

Rising lady golfers renew sponsorship with GAC
Amy Boulden Dubai, 15 February 2018 – Rising young players on the international ladies’ golf circuit, Amy Boulden and Nicole Broch Larsen, have re-signed their sponsorship deals with the GAC Group. The 24-year-olds act as GAC’s brand ambassador wearing the corporate logo at tournaments, and attending...
February 15th, 2018 | Sports | Read More

Swivel Software Launches to Empower Digital Logistics

Swivel Software Launches to Empower Digital Logistics
Matt Motsick, CEO, SWIVEL Software A new breed of software supplier to the freight forwarding and global shipper community is born today. Swivel Software’s mission is to make it easier for freight forwarders and importers/exporters to work together through e-commerce and digitalization – shaking...
February 15th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Logistics, News, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

World Sailing first International Federation to be awarded sustainability standard

World Sailing first International Federation to be awarded sustainability standard
.. World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, has become the first International Sports Federation to be awarded the international sustainability standard ISO 20121. ISO 20121 specifies the requirements for an Event Sustainability Management System to improve the sustainability of events....
February 14th, 2018 | Sailing, Sports | Read More

Universal Forwarder handled 18.6 million tonnes of cargo in 2017

Universal Forwarder  handled 18.6 million tonnes of cargo in 2017
… Moscow, Russia headquartered Universal Forwarder LLC (part of UCL Holding) in 2017 handled 18.6 million tonnes of freight, representing a 12% year-on-year growth which was driven primarily by dry bulk and general cargo volumes. Volumes of dry bulk cargo rose 16.4% y-o-y to 11.5 million tonnes....
February 13th, 2018 | Logistics, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  13-Feb-2018 ANCHORING OF VESSELS OFF TUAS VIEW EXTENSION Singapore SAFE NAVIGATION IN POOR VISIBILITY  Hong Kong Anchoring of vessels off Tuas View Extension Tuesday, February 13, 2018, Singapore During the period [up to 25 June 2018], bulk carriers will be transiting the Sinki Fairway...
February 13th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Europort 2019 to host CEDA Dredging Days

Europort 2019 to host CEDA Dredging Days
CEDA Dredging Days 2017 (Photographer: Wilmar Dik) Organisers have confirmed that one of the main events on the dredging industry calendar, the popular two-day CEDA Dredging Days Conference, will again take place alongside Europort, firmly established amongst the world’s leading maritime exhibitions,...
February 12th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New company structure for Swissterminal Group

New company structure for Swissterminal Group
The Swissterminal facility in Frenkendorf / Basel Swissterminal AG paves way to enter new markets Frenkendorf, Switzerland, 12 February 2018: Swissterminal will change its company structure and bundle its activities into two divisions, one for operational and the other for non-operational activities....
February 12th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, News, Rail | Read More

U-FREIGHT supports TAPA’s supply chain security efforts

U-FREIGHT supports TAPA’s supply chain security efforts
The news that cargo thefts at unsecured locations in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region accounted for 173 or 85.1 percent of incidents reported in November 2017, is further evidence of the need for diligence in supply chain security, says international freight forwarding and logistics company,...
February 12th, 2018 | Associations, Claims, Corruption, Logistics, Port Conditions, Safety and Security | Read More

Worst of US truck driver shortage problem ‘still to come’, says iContainers

Worst of US truck driver shortage problem ‘still to come’, says iContainers
Barcelona, 12 February, 2018 – Online freight forwarder iContainers says that the ongoing truck driver shortage problem plaguing the US at the moment is still to intensify. The problem, worsened by an overactive hurricane season which affected trucking in the Gulf region and high demand from the festive...
February 12th, 2018 | Containers, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  09-Feb-2018 STEVEDORES ANNOUNCE RISE IN INFRASTRUCTURE SURCHARGES  Sydney/Fremantle/Brisbane/Melbourne, Australia Stevedores announce rise in infrastructure surcharges Friday, February 9, 2018, Sydney/Fremantle/Brisbane/Melbourne, Australia Patrick Stevedores have decided to increase infrastructure...
February 9th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

Ekol Poland starts comprehensive logistics services with Regatta Ltd.

Ekol Poland starts comprehensive logistics services with Regatta Ltd.
… At the begging of January Ekol opened a company in Sweden but it still keeps developing the current locations and expending the services. Ekol Logistics is launching comprehensive logistics services in the branch in Poznań, Poland. “We established cooperation with Regatta the UK’s best loved...
February 9th, 2018 | Logistics | Read More

EFL International Distribution gains trusted trader status

EFL International Distribution gains trusted trader status
EFL International Distribution Ltd – the Irish agent of the U-Freight Group – has been awarded full Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) status, following extensive audits from Irish Customs over the course of several months. The AEO scheme is one of a series of measures being co-ordinated by the...
February 8th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Tuapse Sea Commercial port handled 14.2 million tonnes in 2017

Tuapse Sea Commercial port handled 14.2 million tonnes in 2017
Port of Tuapse In 2017, cargo traffic at Tuapse Sea Commercial Port JSC (TSCP, part of UCL Holding) slightly exceeded the result of 2016 and totaled 14.2 million tonnes (in 2016 — 14.1 million tonnes). Transshipment of dry bulk cargo grew by 10% to 7.8 million tonnes. Transshipment of bulk cargo grew...
February 8th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More