Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

Last reminder – FEPORT – Invitation to the 4th Annual Stakeholders’ Conference

Last reminder – FEPORT – Invitation to the 4th Annual Stakeholders’ Conference
From FEPORT: On 29th November, FEPORT will organize its Fourth Annual Stakeholders’ Conference in Brussels. This year’s topic is “How can multimodal connectivity and digital platforms turn trade into a growth engine?” If you would like to attend our event but did not have time yet to register,...
November 15th, 2018 | Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between ThPA S.A. and Rutgers University in the USA

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between ThPA S.A. and Rutgers University in the USA
l to r: the Consul General of the USA in Thessaloniki, Mr. Gregory W. Pfleger, the BoD Chairman & CEO of ThPA S.A., Mr. Sotirios Theofanis and the Director of the Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation of Rutgers University, Dr. Ali Maher ThPA S.A. signed a MoU with Rutgers University,...
November 14th, 2018 | Events, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
13-Nov-2018 TRAFFIC SUSPENDED DUE TO ROUGH WEATHER Beaumont/Corpus Christi/Lake Charles, United States BHP IRON ORE TRAIN SERVICES RECOMMENCE Western Australia, Australia WORKS AT TUAS WESTERN COAST Singapore Traffic suspended due to rough weather Tuesday, November 13, 2018, Beaumont/Corpus Christi/Lake...
November 13th, 2018 | Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Weather | Read More

GAC inaugurates new Dubai South contract logistics facility

GAC inaugurates new Dubai South contract logistics facility
A quarter of a century after opening the first distribution centre in the Middle East, GAC Dubai has officially unveiled its new purpose-built contract logistics facility, at Dubai South. The inauguration ceremony was held under the patronage of His Excellency Khalifa Al Zaffin, Executive Chairman of...
November 12th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

DACHSER Offers Air Freight Charters for Peak Season Again

DACHSER Offers Air Freight Charters for Peak Season Again
NOVEMBER 9, 2018 – This year, the logistics provider will be organizing charter flights for the Frankfurt—Shanghai—Frankfurt route again, offering customers in central Europe and China weekly round trips during air freight’s peak season. “We are expecting this year’s peak season to...
November 9th, 2018 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Logistics | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
07-Nov-2018 CANOE RACE Hong Kong BHP TRAIN DELIBERATELY DERAILED Pilbara, Western Australia Canoe Race Wednesday, November 7, 2018, Hong Kong A canoe race will take place along eastern coast of Hong Kong Island on 11 November 2018 (Sunday) during the period from 0900 hours to 1800 hours. About 100 canoes...
November 7th, 2018 | Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Sports | Read More

Leading UK freight forwarder sees increase in Brexit-related warehousing requests

Leading UK freight forwarder sees increase in Brexit-related warehousing requests
Davies Turner RDC at Dartford in Kent Davies Turner, the UK’s leading freight forwarder and logistics service provider, is seeing a definite upsurge in enquiries about the availability of warehousing space, driven by customer concerns about the outcome of the Brexit negotiations and the future of UK...
November 2nd, 2018 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Top Eastern African Shipping Hub Implements N4 at Its Terminal

Top Eastern African Shipping Hub Implements N4 at Its Terminal
. Société de Gestion du Terminal à Conteneurs de Doraleh (SGTD) selects Navis N4 as it Continues to Expand and Modernize its Operations Oakland, CA—November 1, 2018—Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance...
November 1st, 2018 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
30-Oct-2018 WORKS OFF MARINA EAST Singapore THIRD QUARTER FIGURES SHOW CONTAINER VOLUME GROWTH Rotterdam, Netherlands Works off Marina East Tuesday, October 30, 2018, Singapore The working period for works being conducted south of Marina East has been extended. The works will now be carried out from...
October 30th, 2018 | Containers, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Not a lot of freight forwarders in yesterday’s UK Budget

Not a lot of freight forwarders in yesterday’s UK Budget
Robert Keen The trade association for UK freight forwarding companies and logistics service providers says that whilst it welcomes some of the announcements in yesterday’s UK Budget, it feels that the issues covered are all overshadowed by the ongoing uncertainty over the shape that the UK’s...
October 30th, 2018 | Associations, Automobiles, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, Politics and Government, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GEODIS awarded “2018 Logistics Player of the Year” in Italy

GEODIS awarded “2018 Logistics Player of the Year” in Italy
(l-r) Pietro Lucio Canova, GEODIS and Dario Da Pra, GEODIS with Luigi Terzi from Assologistica The Group took home the prestigious annual prize rewarding Italian companies that stand out for innovative approaches and solutions. With the project “Aero roll-cages conveyor system,” GEODIS in Italy has...
October 29th, 2018 | Awards, Logistics | Read More

Double win for GAC Dubai at Logistics & Transport Awards 2018

Neil McMaster, GAC Dubai’s General Manager for Contract Logistics, accepted the FMCG Logistics Provider of the Year and Supply Chain Manager of the Year accolades at the inaugural Logistics & Transport Awards. Dubai, UAE, 24 October 2018 –  Neil McMaster, GAC Dubai’s General Manager for Contract...
October 24th, 2018 | Awards, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GAC wins The Maritime Standard Awards 2018 Transportation & Logistics accolade

GAC wins The Maritime Standard Awards 2018 Transportation & Logistics accolade
Ronald Lichtenecker, Managing Director of GAC Dubai, receives the Transportation & Logistics Award in The Maritime Standard Awards 2018. Dubai, UAE 18 October 2018 – The GAC Group has won the Transportation & Logistics title in the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent’s premiere shipping...
October 18th, 2018 | Awards, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Long standing Chinese relationship pays off as major shipping line announces Liverpool call

Long standing Chinese relationship pays off as major shipping line announces Liverpool call
Aerial view of Liverpool The Port of Liverpool has demonstrated the strength of its relationships with China by announcing it will welcome a vessel call from COSCO on Wednesday 17 October. The MV Jork will call at Liverpool after a stop in Rotterdam before returning with UK exports. Once in Liverpool...
October 15th, 2018 | Container shipping, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GAC-owned office now open in Panama

GAC-owned office now open in Panama
As part of GAC Group’s growth strategy across the Americas region, a GAC-owned office is now operational in Panama, providing a wide range of shipping services to vessels calling at Panamanian ports or transiting the Panama Canal.  The Panama Canal links the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, permitting...
October 15th, 2018 | Canals, Company Profiles, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC Laser appointed as exclusive onsite freight agent for AAD2018 expo

GAC Laser appointed as exclusive onsite freight agent for AAD2018 expo
Paramount’s FLASH helicopter on display at the AAD2018 expo. Entrusted with expert handling of sensitive cargo for defence gathering Pretoria, South Africa, 11 October 2018 – GAC Laser Specialised Logistics pulled out all the stops to ensure smooth handling of dangerous goods and other defence-related...
October 11th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Military, Ship Agencies | Read More

Ports’ Customer Forum seeks to align Eastern Cape planning

Ports’ Customer Forum seeks to align Eastern Cape planning
  The panelists are from the left Sicelo Tiyo (TNPA Port Security Manager), Jacob Nare (TNPA New Business Executive), Luyo Mkhonto (Shell), Nozipho Mdawe (TNPA Chief Operating Officer), Velile Dube (Transnet Port Terminals GM: Cape Channel) and Paul Klackers (Hamburg Sud). [Port Elizabeth, South...
October 11th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Medlink Ports recognition for waterways box shippers

Medlink Ports recognition for waterways box shippers
Mineral water and dairy powder specialists Danone and Euroserum have become the latest container shippers to be recognised by the Medlink Ports association for their regular use of the river network between the Rhone-Saone corridor and the French Mediterranean coast.  They join 25 previously cited companies,...
October 10th, 2018 | Containers, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The first and final mile, key considerations for flawless and sustainable delivery performance

The first and final mile, key considerations for flawless and sustainable delivery performance
.. There are two critical aspects of the logistics process, the first mile and then the final mile. It is the efficiency with which retailers manage these two essential aspects of supply chain logistics in a seamless way that is key to their survival. The face of retail is changing almost beyond recognition....
October 9th, 2018 | Consumers Market, Environment, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail, Reports | Read More

ROTTERDAM 2018: Everything you need to know about the COA Members Meeting and the COA Container Pavilion

ROTTERDAM 2018: Everything you need to know about the COA Members Meeting and the COA Container Pavilion
. ROTTERDAM 2018      22nd COA Members Meeting (5 November 2018)      COA Container Pavilion at Intermodal Europe 2018 (6-8 November 2018) Update and Practical Information The next COA Members Meeting and Intermodal Europe 2018 will take place in just over four weeks’ time. Please find below...
October 5th, 2018 | Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

UK freight forwarders association expresses surprise at the recent news on the UK Government’s plans for Customs

UK freight forwarders association expresses surprise at the recent news on the UK Government’s plans for Customs
Robert Keen The trade association for UK freight forwarders has expressed its surprise at the recent report in the Times newspaper that the UK Government is planning to invest £8 million in customs training and automation to support the extra demand for customs brokerage services in the event that the...
October 3rd, 2018 | Associations, European Union, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Young International Freight Forwarder Award enters its third decade with announcement of this year’s winner

Young International Freight Forwarder Award enters its third decade with  announcement of this year’s winner
(l to r) Thomas Sim, Chairman of FIATA’s ABVT Group; Award Winner Louis Perring, Hemisphere Freight (UK); Michael Yarwood of Sponsor, TT Club; Huxiang Zhao, immediate past President, FIATA The FIATA award programme, exclusively sponsored by freight insurance specialist TT Club, was completed with the...
October 1st, 2018 | Awards, Logistics | Read More

Samskip upgrades Nor Lines shortsea service network connecting to Norwegian coasts

Samskip upgrades Nor Lines shortsea service network connecting to Norwegian coasts
Nor Lines Norway services Samskip is restructuring the multi-purpose cargo and reefer services connecting North Sea and Baltic ports to Norway operated by subsidiary Nor Lines, in a move that adds capacity, frequency and new port options to the logistics mix.  The overhaul, effective from October 1st,...
September 28th, 2018 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics | Read More

WW Ocean joins the growing IFLN Global Projects network

WW Ocean joins the growing IFLN Global Projects network
Michel Vanlerberghe, IFLN president Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean (WW Ocean) has joined IFLN Global Projects, the expanding freight forwarder network that brings together project logistics specialists from around the world. WW Ocean forms part of the Wallenius Wilhelmsen group, a market leader in roll-on/roll-off...
September 28th, 2018 | Automobiles, Car trade, Logistics, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Trade and Commerce | Read More

TOC Americas 2018: Latin America’s next wave of maritime, port and inland freight logistics…

TOC Americas 2018: Latin America’s next wave of maritime, port and inland freight logistics…
.. TOC Americas 2018: Latin America’s next wave of maritime, port and inland freight logistics – demand and supply under the spotlight Major carriers, BCOs, port operators, investors and analysts gather at annual TOC Americas forum in Panama this November to discuss modernisation and expansion...
September 27th, 2018 | Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More