Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

TMS Publishes UAE Yearbook 2018/2019

TMS Publishes UAE Yearbook 2018/2019
.. The third annual TMS UAE Yearbook 2018/19 has been published and officially launched at SMM in Hamburg this September. The unveiling of the Yearbook, which provides in- depth coverage of development in the UAE’s ports, shipping, shipyard, marine services and other sectors, took place at the Dubai...
September 23rd, 2018 | Books, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Freight association fumes over sulphur surcharge

Freight association fumes over sulphur surcharge
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA), the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, has described the container shipping industry’s recent imposition of a ‘sulphur surcharge’ as unjustified and blatant profiteering.  It follows an announcement...
September 19th, 2018 | Associations, Energy, Environment, Logistics, Taxation, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Duuri Oy appoints GAC Hong Kong as Far East supply chain partner

Duuri Oy appoints GAC Hong Kong as Far East supply chain partner
Finnish interior detailing and finishing products specialist Duuri Oy has appointed GAC Hong Kong as its supply chain partner in the Far East, handling the full spectrum of logistics. GAC Hong Kong handles full container shipments coming in for Helsinki from Foshan, China, via Nansha port in Guangzhou,...
September 17th, 2018 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New hands at the helm for GAC Sweden

New hands at the helm for GAC Sweden
Johan Ehn The GAC Group has appointed industry veteran and current Chair of the Swedish Shipbrokers Association, Johan Ehn, as Managing Director of its operation in Sweden. Ehn started his career in shipping in 1989 when he joined Swedish Maritime AB, and subsequently gained logistics expertise as a...
August 30th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies, Ship Supplies | Read More

Farewell to an ‘indomitable spirit’

Farewell to an ‘indomitable spirit’
Hilary Lister celebrating and sailing with transatlantic sailor and mentor Emma Richards and her husband Clifford GAC joins tribute to sailing legend Hilary Lister Southampton, United Kingdom, 28 August 2018 – GAC has paid tribute to record-breaking quadriplegic sailor Hilary Lister, who died at...
August 28th, 2018 | Logistics, News, Sailing, Ship Agencies, Sports, Yachting | Read More

U-Freight sees Aircraft on Ground (AOG) logistics services ‘soar’

U-Freight sees Aircraft on Ground (AOG) logistics services ‘soar’
Hong Kong-based freight forwarder and logistics company, U-Freight reports that its initiative to expand its presence in the global aviation and aerospace supply chain management market is beginning to take shape. Most recently, it has been working on a worldwide basis with SOAR LP, the leading global...
August 28th, 2018 | Aviation, Logistics | Read More

Could multimodality and reefer technology help soften the blows between shippers and carriers at Cool Logistics Global?

Could multimodality and reefer technology help soften the blows between shippers and carriers at Cool Logistics Global?
.. 10th Cool Logistics Global 2-4 October 2018 Crowne Plaza Antwerp, Belgium www.coollogisticsglobal.com Could multimodality and reefer technology help soften the blows between shippers and carriers at Cool Logistics Global? Eric Legros of CMA CGM, one of the world’s biggest shipping lines, will...
August 23rd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

Port of Genoa fully performant despite the motorway bridge collapse

Port of Genoa fully performant despite the motorway bridge collapse
Federagenti and Assagenti Genova joint statement ” Port of Genoa fully performant despite the motorway bridge collapse” The port of Genoa will be fully operational despite the consequences on the haulage traffic, arising from the collapse of the motorway bridge. The Italian Federation of...
August 17th, 2018 | Automobiles, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Ship Agencies | Read More

Combi Lift to focus on demanding transport solutions

Combi Lift to focus on demanding transport solutions
Combi Lift headquarters in Bremen, Germany German heavy lift expert Combi Lift is proud to announce its updated market approach: The well-known maritime heavy lift carrier has become a logistics expert for challenging transport solutions. The new dedicated Combi Lift team headed by Heiko Felderhoff...
August 17th, 2018 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Markets | Read More

Trans Global Projects launches two new offices in China

Trans Global Projects launches two new offices in China
Trans Global Projects’ Dalian team recently coordinated logistics for a shipment of equipment from China for a wind farm project in Thailand. Paddock Wood, 14 August 2018: Trans Global Projects (TGP) opened two new offices in China at the beginning of August to shift its Hong Kong branch to...
August 14th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics | Read More

Waberer’s second quarter and half-year 2018 financial report

Waberer’s second quarter and half-year 2018 financial report
Waberer’s CEO – Ferenc Lajko.j Double-digit revenue growth with temporary margin pressure Budapest, August 8, 2018 – WABERER’S INTERNATIONAL Nyrt., the European leader in full truckload (FTL) transportation, reports its financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2018. Highlights...
August 8th, 2018 | Automobiles, Company Profiles, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

Freight forwarders still suffering from Felixstowe problems

Freight forwarders still suffering from Felixstowe problems
Robert Keen Responding to a statement by the owners of the port of Felixstowe that its recently introduced new terminal operating system (TOS) is now ‘stable’, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) said: “Our members still face significant problems...
August 8th, 2018 | Logistics, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

More navigators set sail for U-Freight

More navigators set sail for U-Freight
Pictured left to right are Simon Wong, Joey Cheung and Alex Wong. The U-Freight Group Ltd (UFL), the Hong Kong-headquartered international freight services and logistics group, has promoted two key executives to a management team created almost a decade ago tasked with devising and implementing strategic...
August 7th, 2018 | Logistics | Read More

GAC Dubai raises its pharmaceutical logistics game

GAC Dubai raises its pharmaceutical logistics game
GAC Dubai’s Qualilty Manager, Sandeep Kumar, receiving the award from DNV representative Medical Devices Management System certification demonstrates company’s ability in specialised field Dubai, UAE 2 August 2018 – GAC Dubai has been awarded the ISO 13485:2016 Medical Devices Management...
August 2nd, 2018 | Health and Safety, Logistics, Medical | Read More

Tuapse Commercial Sea Port H1 performance results

Tuapse Commercial Sea Port H1 performance results
A view of the Port of Tuapse TSCP Group’s H1’2018 volumes totaled 6.8 million tonnes Cargo throughput at Tuapse Sea Commercial Port (TSCP Group, part of UCL Holding) in the first six months of 2018 fell 10.7% to 6.8 million tonnes. The decrease should be attributed to a 29.4-percent decline year-on-year...
July 31st, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

GAC recognised in inaugural National Logistics and Transport Excellence Awards

GAC recognised in inaugural National Logistics and Transport Excellence Awards
GAC Sri Lanka is the only ship agent to be recognised in the first National Logistics and Transport Excellence Awards organised by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Sri Lanka (CILT). As one of nine companies to be bestowed a merit award, GAC Sri Lanka was recognised for its contribution...
July 30th, 2018 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, Ship Agencies, Shipmanagement | Read More

U-Freight welcomes WCO publication REIGHT WELCOMES WCO PUBLICATION OF OF GLOBAL STANDARDS ON E-COMMERCE

U-Freight welcomes WCO publication REIGHT WELCOMES WCO PUBLICATION OF OF GLOBAL STANDARDS ON E-COMMERCE
The U-Freight Group (UFL), with its considerable involvement in e-commerce logistics, has welcomed the recent publication by the World Customs Organization (WCO) of guiding principles for cross-border e-commerce aimed at developing common standards and tools for customs clearance and data harmonisation,...
July 20th, 2018 | Logistics | Read More

Can ocean freight deliver demand for higher quality perishable products?

Can ocean freight deliver demand for higher quality perishable products?
… Shippers will call on carriers at the 10th Cool Logistics Conference & Exhibition in Antwerp this October to work with them for better solutions to raise product quality in the cold chain LONDON, 20.07.2018 – Worry that the current cost structure of the shipping industry is forcing...
July 20th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

TOC Europe 2018 hits record attendance with focus on smart, collaborative future

TOC Europe 2018 hits record attendance with focus on smart, collaborative future
From the latest TOC London, 12 July 2018 – TOC Europe, the world’s leading exhibition and conference hub for global port and terminal operators, container supply chain professionals and technology providers, welcomed close to 4,000 industry executives at its 43rd edition in Rotterdam this June. The...
July 12th, 2018 | Automobiles, Canals, Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GAC Dubai goes live with specialist storage solution to ensure food quality

GAC Dubai goes live with specialist storage solution to ensure food quality
GAC Dubai Contract Logistics is using HVAC (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning) technology to respond to its customers’ needs for specialist storage to prevent tainting between foodstuffs. Its new 1,700 pallet specialist facility in Jebel Ali is dedicated to goods that emit a strong scent...
July 11th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Greater benefits for customers with GAC Abu Dhabi’s airport free zone office

Greater benefits for customers with GAC Abu Dhabi’s airport free zone office
Göran Eriksson, Managing Director of GAC Abu Dhabi (2nd from left) receives the free zone registration certificate from Adel Al Taheri, Acting GM of ADAFZ. Also present: (From left) Sultan Al Amiri, VP – Accounts of ADAFZ and (far right) Richard Rees, Business Manager – Logistics of GAC Abu Dhabi Abu...
July 9th, 2018 | Aviation, Logistics | Read More

SeaRenergy supports commissioning phase of OSS “Hohe See”

SeaRenergy supports commissioning phase of OSS “Hohe See”
… SeaRenergy has been awarded by the consortium consisting of Cofely Fabricom NV, Iemants NV und CG Holdings Belgium NV Systems Division to provide logistical support and platform management services to the OSS “Hohe See” during the commissioning phase after the topside installation. The service...
July 2nd, 2018 | Energy, Logistics | Read More

GAC Pindar appointed Golden Globe Race official logistics provider

GAC Pindar appointed Golden Globe Race official logistics provider
Specialist stand-by logistics support for 18 sailors in ‘back to basics’ race around the world Les Sables d’Olonne, France, 29 June 2018 – Fresh from the successful conclusion of the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18, GAC Pindar is ready for its next challenge as the official logistics provider for...
June 29th, 2018 | Logistics, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Sovcomflot and Novatek agree strategic partnership to implement Arctic projects

Sovcomflot and Novatek agree strategic partnership to implement Arctic projects
Sovcomflot Novatek agreement signing 28 Jun 2018 From left Leonid Mikhelson Chairman & CEO of PAO Novatek Sergey Frank President & CEO of PAO Sovcomflot On 28 July, PAO Sovcomflot (Group) and PAO Novatek signed a strategic partnership agreement to develop together the logistical support for...
June 29th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Logistics, News | Read More

Logistical and platform management contract awarded to SeaRenegy

Logistical and platform management contract awarded to SeaRenegy
OSS Hohe See (photo: Engie Fabricom) SeaRenergy has been awarded by the consortium consisting of Cofely Fabricom NV, Iemants NV und CG Holdings Belgium NV Systems Division to provide logistical support and platform management services to the OSS “Hohe See” during the commissioning phase after the...
June 28th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Logistics | Read More