Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

OMA Group Strengthens Strategic Management Team

OMA Group Strengthens Strategic Management Team
  Gerrit Van der Merwe – OMA Group The OMA Group (West Africa) has strengthened its strategic management team with the appointment of Gerrit van der Merwe as Group Finance & Administration Director.  Gerrit will take up his post on June 6th following four years as Regional Business...
May 24th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

RUSCON speeds up Russian fertiliser exports with automated loading system

RUSCON speeds up Russian fertiliser exports with automated loading system
Ruscon’s new automated system for loading mineral fertilisers in action in the port ofNovorossiysk RUSCON, a leading transport company in Russia, has installed an automated system for loading mineral fertilisers at its terminal close to the port of Novorossiysk on the Black Sea. The bulk cargoes are...
May 24th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Davies Turner is already open for business in Iran

Davies Turner is already open for business in Iran
Philip Stephenson Companies contemplating the Iranian market now that sanctions are being removed are being warned to make sure that they deal with a logistics company that has practical experience in the country. Davies Turner, the UK’s largest independent forwarder, points to its recent shipment...
May 23rd, 2016 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Markets, Person Profiles | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  23-May-2016 LOCK CLOSURE FOR GATE REPAIRS Hull, United Kingdom AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLE TESTING Singapore Lock closure for gate repairs Monday, May 23, 2016, Hull, United Kingdom In order for essential gate repairs to be carried out at the Alexandra Dock in Hull, the...
May 23rd, 2016 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Crashing through the cross-dock

Crashing through the cross-dock
Changing role of ports, terminals and cold stores in perishable supply chains to be explored at Cool Global 2016; FEPORT, Drewry and Kuehne + Nagel newly confirmed to speak LONDON, 19.05.2016 – As gateways or guardians of the supply chain, ports, terminals and cold stores have an increasingly...
May 19th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

GAC appoints regional commercial director for O&G in South America

GAC appoints regional commercial director for O&G in South America
Carlos Arrieta, GAC Regional Commercial Director – Oil and Gas Houston, 18 May 2016 – GAC North America has signaled its strategic focus on the South American oil & gas sector with the appointment of Carlos Arrieta as Regional Commercial Director – Oil and Gas, responsible for developing its...
May 18th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Gas, HR, Logistics, Oil Industry, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

The flight to connectivity

The flight to connectivity
The flight to connectivity – 40th TOC Europe explores container supply chain technology and transformation Speakers at TOC Europe 2016 to focus on how cutting edge technologies, processes and collaborative business cultures can take cost inefficiencies out of container supply chains London 12.05.2016 –...
May 12th, 2016 | Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technology | Read More

First Damen tug for Peru

First Damen tug for Peru
An artist’s impression of the ASD Tug 2810 Ian Taylor Peru chooses ASD 2810 for harbour duties in the Port of Callao Launching the business relationship between the two companies, Ian Taylor Peru has signed a contract with Damen Shipyards Group for an ASD Tug 2810. The vessel’s MTU engine and...
May 12th, 2016 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Connections between Poland and Rotterdam further improved

Connections between Poland and Rotterdam further improved
Modalities rail, road, water Port of Rotterdam – picture by Aeroview An increasing number of multimodal connections are being established between the Port of Rotterdam and Poland. This means more opportunities for Polish shippers and providers of logistics services. Given that European countries...
May 11th, 2016 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

SingPost’s full year revenue crosses S$1 billion milestone…

SingPost’s full year revenue crosses S$1 billion milestone…
SingPost’s full year revenue crosses S$1 billion milestone, with net profit achieving record high of S$248.9 million Financial year ended 31 March 2016 Revenue increased 25.2 per cent to S$1.15 billion, driven by eCommerce-related activities and acquisitions Net profit jumped by 57.9 per cent  to...
May 10th, 2016 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Logistics, Reports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  06-May-2016 GROUNDED SHIP REFLOATED, NO IMPACT ON TRANSITS Suez Canal, Egypt ‘HELSINKI HELPERS’ SERVING CRUISE VISITORS Helsinki, Finland AMERICA’S CUP PRE-EVENT NOTIFICATION New York, USA Grounded ship refloated, no impact on transits Friday, May 6, 2016, Suez Canal, Egypt A...
May 6th, 2016 | Groundings, Logistics, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Forum for Jamaica Growers and Exporters…

Forum for Jamaica Growers and Exporters…
Forum for Jamaica Growers and Exporters Presented by Crowley, SeaFreight, Lannaman & Morris (Kingston, Jamaica; May 5, 2016) – To better serve the diverse needs of growers and exporters across Jamaica, Crowley is teaming up with subsidiary SeaFreight, and on-island shipping agent Lannaman &...
May 5th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Forwarders support Transport Committee’s criticism on UK Aviation dithering

Forwarders support Transport Committee’s criticism on UK Aviation dithering
Robert Keen The statement by the UK House of Commons Transport Committee criticising the UK Government for ‘dithering’ over a decision on the expansion of UK airport capacity has received strong support from the trade association that represents the UK’s freight forwarding and logistics businesses. Robert...
May 5th, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Logistics | Read More

SingPost announces new Chairman

SingPost announces new Chairman
Simon Israel SINGAPORE, 5 May 2016 – Singapore Post Limited (“SingPost”) today announced that Mr Simon Israel has accepted its invitation to become the Chairman of SingPost with effect from 11 May 2016. The appointment has received the relevant regulatory approvals. The appointment of Mr Israel...
May 5th, 2016 | Communication, Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

ISS announces new Vice President, Ship & Crew Solutions

ISS announces new Vice President, Ship & Crew Solutions
Frank Olsen Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider, has announced the appointment of Frank Olsen as Vice President, Ship & Crew Solutions. Based in Oslo, Frank will drive the growth and strategic development of ISS’ Ship & Crew Solutions,...
May 5th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Exhibitions, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

ARMITT Group in advance stage negotiations to build facility at London THAMESPORT

ARMITT Group in advance stage negotiations to build facility at London THAMESPORT
An artist impression The Armitt Group, a respected UK shipping agent and specialist logistics company, has signed a heads of terms agreement to build a 120, 000 ft.² multimodal terminal at London Thamesport.  Freight could start moving through the new facility as early as autumn this year. The long-term...
May 4th, 2016 | Construction, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Latin American Ports to discuss their long-term strategies

Latin American Ports to discuss their long-term strategies
Come to Merida, Mexico, from November 29th through December 2nd, and take part in the AAPA Latin American Port Congress Members of the Organizing Committee of the AAPA 25th Latin American Congress of Ports visited the city of Merida, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico, for a technical inspection and kick-off...
May 3rd, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Travel through 300 years of port history with the time machine

Travel through 300 years of port history with the time machine
l to r: Michael Groschek (North Rhine-Westphalia Minister of Transport), Dr. Dirk Reder (Geschichtsbüro Reder, Roesling & Prüfer), Erich Staake (Chief Executive Officer, Duisburger Hafen AG), Andreas Postert (illustrator children´s book) duisport presents a chronicle and children’s book...
May 2nd, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Canals, Communication, Company Profiles, Events, Inland Waterways, Logistics, News, People and Places, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Cory Brothers announce opening of Cory Brothers (The Netherlands) BV

Cory Brothers announce opening of Cory Brothers (The Netherlands) BV
Kevin Gorman, MD Cory Brothers Cory Brothers Shipping Agency is delighted to announce the opening of Cory Brothers (The Netherlands) BV, in the port of Amsterdam, servicing the ARA range. The new company commences operations on the 1st May 2016 and compliments the group’s recent office openings in...
April 29th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Energy, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

ESPO Monthly Overview – April 2016

ESPO Monthly Overview – April 2016
ESPO Monthly Overview – April 2016 29 April 2016 NEWS Port of the Month: Port of Nantes – Saint Nazaire (France) This month, we are taking you to the Port of Nantes Saint-Nazaire, situated on France’s Atlantic Seaboard. With a history dating back to ancient times, the Port of Nantes Saint-Nazaire...
April 29th, 2016 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Davies Turner debuts at Multimodal 2016 this year

Davies Turner debuts at Multimodal 2016 this year
Philip Stephenson Davies Turner – the UK’s leading independent freight forwarder – is looking forward to making its debut as an exhibitor at the forthcoming Multimodal 2016 event. Philip Stephenson, Group Chairman of Davies Turner, said: “We have decided to make our debut at this year’s event...
April 28th, 2016 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Container shipping shake-up takes centre stage at 2nd Cool Logistics Asia conference

Container shipping shake-up takes centre stage at 2nd Cool Logistics Asia conference
COSCO joins Maersk, Seabury and APM Terminals at 2nd Cool Logistics Asia conference to assess the changing face of container shipping and impact for regional perishable trades HONG KONG, 28.04.2016 – Turbulent changes in container shipping are likely to rebound on global and regional perishable...
April 28th, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

Crowley’s Brickman Inducted into Florida Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association Hall of Fame

Crowley’s Brickman Inducted into Florida Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association Hall of Fame
Jay Brickman (MIAMI; April 28, 2016) Crowley’s Jay Brickman, vice president of government and Cuba services, was honored last week with induction into the Hall of Fame of the Florida Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association (FCBFA), in recognition of his strong contributions to international...
April 28th, 2016 | Awards, Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

GEODIS’ Industrial projects team to showcase at OTC, Houston

GEODIS’ Industrial projects team to showcase at OTC, Houston
GEODIS is showcasing its Industrial Projects capability at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) at NRG Park, Houston, Texas from Monday, May 2nd to Thursday, May 5th 2016.  GEODIS’ Oil & Gas team will be sharing its expertise as a leading provider of tailor-made logistics and transport...
April 28th, 2016 | Energy, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Peters & May and BBC Chartering annnounce strategic partnership

Peters & May and BBC Chartering annnounce strategic partnership
The “BBC Xingang” 28th April 2016 – Specialist bespoke logistics company Peters & May Group and global ocean carrier BBC Chartering have announced an innovative strategic partnership.  The collaboration will see Southampton-based Peters & May, which has provided bespoke marine...
April 28th, 2016 | Chartering, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More