Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

The first harmonised platform for logistics information sharing in Europe

The first harmonised platform for logistics information sharing in Europe
Brussels, 13 September 2016 – Over 100 logistic stakeholders, representing public authorities, transport companies, service providers, ports, customs, shippers, terminal operators, users and research met in Brussels on the open day of the new European  ground breaking project AEOLIX. AEOLIX will...
September 13th, 2016 | Finance, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

AAL & GEODIS join forces to deliver key stage in Nyrstar’s Port Pirie redevelopment project

AAL & GEODIS join forces to deliver key stage in Nyrstar’s Port Pirie redevelopment project
On August 9th the AAL Dampier delivered a giant Electrostatic Precipitator (ESP) module to one of the world’s largest primary lead smelting facilities, Port Pirie – located in Southern Australia and operated by Nyrstar, an integrated mining and metals processing business. The 41m long and 21m high...
September 13th, 2016 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

GEODIS recognised as a top 100 3PL provider

GEODIS recognised as a top 100 3PL provider
Global logistics provider GEODIS has been recognized as one of world’s Top 100 3PL companies by US publication Inbound Logistics. The France based Transport and Logistics Group and its international logistics network was selected as a Top 100 3PL Provider because of its capacity to identify specific...
September 12th, 2016 | Awards, Company Profiles, Logistics | Read More

Have you register for Intermodal 2016?

Have you register for Intermodal 2016?
  Register online today for Intermodal Europe Showcasing global leading companies in the exhibition and hosting expert speakers in the conference, Intermodal Europe 2016 will provide you with the perfect opportunity to do business, network, learn and shape your industry. Click...
September 9th, 2016 | Associations, Consumers Market, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Dachser: A new training record

Dachser: A new training record
.. Kempten, September 6, 2016. Six hundred eighty-two trainees and students all across Germany have begun their training at logistics provider Dachser—more than ever before. Dachser has also set a new record for professional drivers: 87 young drivers decided to train with Dachser this year. In total,...
September 6th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

GEODIS completes first rail transport for Kaporal between China and France

GEODIS completes first rail transport for Kaporal between China and France
GEODIS manages the rail transport between Wuhan in central China and the city of Lyon in France for KAPORAL, the Marseille based designer jeans manufacturer. The first shipment left Wuhan by train, in June, and arrived at Venissieux-Saint-Priest near Lyon, having traveled 11,300 kilometers in 18 days,...
September 5th, 2016 | Fashion, Logistics, Markets, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Management changes at GAC Group

Management changes at GAC Group
Dubai, 1 September 2016 – Global provider of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services, the GAC Group, has announced a swathe of management changes and transfers. At Group level, changes come with Erland Ebbersten, formerly Group Vice President for the Africa, Russia and Central Asia region,...
September 1st, 2016 | Communication, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

U-FREIGHT invests in warehouse redevelopment…

U-FREIGHT invests in warehouse redevelopment…
U-FREIGHT INVESTS IN WAREHOUSE REDEVELOPMENT TO SUPPORT DRIVE INTO E-COMMERCE LOGISTICS The U-Freight Group (UFL) – www.ufreight.com – the Hong Kong-headquartered international freight service and logistics group, is committed to investing in redevelopments at a number of its warehouses...
September 1st, 2016 | IT and Communications, Logistics | Read More

Establishment of “Nitto Baxi Private Limited”…

Establishment of “Nitto Baxi Private Limited”…
Establishment of “Nitto Baxi Private Limited” – Joint Venture for Cargo handling Service in India KAWASAKI KISEN KAISHA, LTD. ( “K” Line ) has established its Cargo Handling Service Joint Venture “Nitto Baxi Private Limited” in India with our group company “Nitto Total Logistics...
August 30th, 2016 | Logistics | Read More

Wrist moves closer to German customers

Wrist moves closer to German customers
New facilities in Hamburg to serve thousands of calling vessels as well as locally domiciled shipping customers in Europe’s second largest port. In its latest move to develop its global storage and warehousing infrastructure Wrist Ship Supply now sets up facilities in Hamburg. Last year Wrist upgraded...
August 30th, 2016 | Logistics, Ship Supplies | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services opens in Amsterdam

Inchcape Shipping Services opens in Amsterdam
ISS’ new office is based in the port of Amsterdam Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider, has opened an office in Amsterdam – the company’s second office in the Netherlands. ISS’ new office is based in the port of Amsterdam, a key international...
August 19th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Agencies, Ship Supplies | Read More

HARRIS PYE to the rescue for damaged hull repair

HARRIS PYE to the rescue for damaged hull repair
Chris David Timing is all-important when repairs to a busy drillship are the order of the day. When Pacific International Drilling West Africa’s (PIDWAL) drillship Pacific Bora suffered damage to the starboard aft hull off the coast of Nigeria, PIDWAL called for assistance from the Harris Pye Engineering...
August 8th, 2016 | Drill ships, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Blue Valley initiative has opened its secretariat today in Ismailia, Egypt

The Blue Valley initiative has opened its secretariat today in Ismailia, Egypt
The new blue/maritime Blue Valley initiative has officially opened its secretariat in Ismailia, Egypt The new Blue/Maritime mega initiative – the Blue Valley initiative – has officially opened its secretariat today, in the same city and exactly one year after the new Suez Canal mega project was...
August 6th, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Transport Minister visits Liverpool2 development

Transport Minister visits Liverpool2 development
  Transport Minister Chris Grayling with Peel Ports Chief Executive Mark Whitworth – Chris Grayling MP met with operators Peel Ports to view the latest developments at the £400m investment in the city’s deep-water container terminal – The new Secretary of State for Transport, Chris...
August 5th, 2016 | Associations, Container shipping, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BIFA backs call for end to shipping line surcharges

BIFA backs call for end to shipping line surcharges
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA) – www.bifa.org – the trade association for UK freight forwarding and logistics companies, is backing the latest call by shippers for an end to surcharges imposed by shipping lines. “Forwarders do not like shipping line surcharges...
August 4th, 2016 | Associations, Logistics, Taxation, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Crowley Named a Top 100 3PL Provider for Eighth Consecutive Year

Crowley Named a Top 100 3PL Provider for Eighth Consecutive Year
(JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; Aug. 2, 2016) ­– For the eighth consecutive year, Crowley Logistics Inc. has been selected as an Inbound Logistics Top 100 Third Party Logistics (3PL) provider. Each year, Inbound Logistics’ editorial team has selected Crowley based on its ability to offer diverse operational...
August 2nd, 2016 | Awards, Logistics | Read More

How implementing operational excellence saved DEME €7.1m in two years

How implementing operational excellence saved DEME €7.1m in two years
DEME’s fast crew supplier vessel Aquata, operating out of the port of Ostend, Belgium Marc Hermsen, Director, Hitachi Consulting reports on the operational changes Hitachi Consulting helped DEME make and how the rest of the industry can attain operational excellence.   DEME DEME is a world renowned...
August 1st, 2016 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bomin Appoints Head of Global Sales

Bomin Appoints Head of Global Sales
Henrik Robdrup Hamburg, August 1, 2016 – The Bomin Group, a leading global physical supplier and trader of marine fuel oil, today announced the appointment of Henrik Robdrup as the new Director of Global Sales.  Henrik Robdrup joins Bomin with more than 25 years of experience in the global shipping...
August 1st, 2016 | Bunkering, Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

Thermo King Set to Innovate at the 2016 IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in Hannover, Germany

Thermo King Set to Innovate at the 2016 IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in Hannover, Germany
Bringing future of the transport refrigeration, today Brussels,  Jul. 28, 2016 – Transportation solution businesses Thermo King and FRIGOBLOCK of Ingersoll Rand, a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, will welcome visitors at the booth #C05, in Hall...
July 28th, 2016 | Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reefer Containers, Technical, Technology | Read More

GAC Brazil continues expansion with new office at fast-growing port

GAC Brazil continues expansion with new office at fast-growing port
Photo credit: Prumo Logistica GAC Brazil has opened its seventh office in Port Açu, which has ten berths, with plans to add another 20, and at 21 metres is deep enough to accommodate some of the world’s largest freight vessels. Açu becomes seventh office offering GAC shipping, logistics and bunker...
July 27th, 2016 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

General cargo and passenger volumes rally Marseille Fos first half

General cargo and passenger volumes rally Marseille Fos first half
Deepsea container growth was among the highlights of a testing first-half at Marseille Fos Port news from Marseille Fos  – A mixed first-half at leading French port Marseille Fos saw continued growth in general cargo and a strong recovery in passenger numbers – but bulk volumes in retreat due...
July 26th, 2016 | Associations, Containers, Logistics, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Innovative new business offers operational support services in West Africa

Innovative new business offers operational support services in West Africa
Shipping companies operating in West Africa can now benefit from an innovative new business, Africa Risk Compliance (ARC). The new management company has been born out of many years’ experience of operating in the Gulf of Guinea. Offering long term partnerships to its clients, ARC provides a wide...
July 25th, 2016 | Logistics, Safety and Security | Read More

GAC Russia expands eastwards

GAC Russia expands eastwards
GAC Russia ship agent coordinating operations at Port Nakhodka, one of the latest additions to the company’s nationwide network. New offices to meet demand for shipping services as opportunities open up in Far East Russia, 25 July 2016 – GAC Russia is expanding eastwards with the opening of new...
July 25th, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

Team Britannia signs major partnership deal with GAC

Team Britannia signs major partnership deal with GAC
Murray Bishop, GAC Pindar Superyacht Services (left) and Alan Priddy, Team Britannia’s Team Principal (right), sign the deal in Southampton Shipping and logistics support for round-the-world powerboat record attempt Southampton, UK, 22 July 2016 – As Team Britannia prepares for its bid to break...
July 22nd, 2016 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

FMC Chairman to address TOC Americas conference on US – Latin maritime trade

FMC Chairman to address TOC Americas conference on US – Latin maritime trade
Mario Cordero, Chairman, Federal Maritime Commission Mario Cordero, Chairman of the US Federal Maritime Commission, to explore evolving regional maritime dynamics in his keynote speech at 16th pan-Americas container supply chain event in Mexico,  October 11-13 London 20.7.2016 – The evolving...
July 20th, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More