Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

Emergency logistics specialist Evolution Time Critical acquired by leading North American 3PL provider

Emergency logistics specialist Evolution Time Critical acquired by leading North American 3PL provider
Evolution Time Critical managing director, Brad Brennan Leading North American 3PL provider acquires emergency logistics specialist Evolution Time Critical Metro Supply Chain Group expands into Europe and increases automotive industry presence Tuesday April 5th 2016… Metro Supply Chain Group, a leading,...
April 5th, 2016 | Automobiles, Logistics, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

OMA Group appoints Neale Proctor

OMA Group appoints Neale Proctor
Neale Proctor – OMA Group OMA (West Africa) Group is pleased to confirm the appointment of Neale Proctor as consultant from April 1st. Neale has extensive experience of shipping and logistics in West Africa, and has previously worked closely with OMA in his role running the Ghana office and setting...
April 4th, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

Greek Ports look south and east through the Suez Canal

Greek Ports look south and east through the Suez Canal
Prof. Constantinos Moutzouris Greek Ports look south and east through the Suez Canal by Prof. Constantinos. I. Moutzouris, President, Regulatory Authority, for Ports, Greece According to the International Chamber of Shipping almost the 90% of the world trade is carried with nearly 50.000 merchant ships....
April 4th, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Energy, Inland Waterways, Insight, International Chamber of Shipping, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

SingPost Chairman to step down at the AGM in July 2016

SingPost Chairman to step down at the AGM in July 2016
Lim Ho Kee, Chairman of SingPos Singapore,  1 April 2016 – Chairman of  Singapore Post Limited (SingPost), Mr Lim Ho Kee, informed the Board of Directors today of his intent to step down as Chairman on 10 May 2016 when the company’s full year results are expected to be announced. Mr Lim...
April 1st, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

GAC appointed official logistics partner of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge

GAC appointed official logistics partner of the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge
Second consecutive year supporting international cross-country rally Dubai, 31 March 2016 – Global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC has been confirmed as the official logistics partner for the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge (ADDC) international cross country rally for the second year...
March 31st, 2016 | Logistics, Ship Agencies, Sports | Read More

ESPO Monthly Overview – March 2016

ESPO Monthly Overview – March 2016
Port of Milford Haven 31 March 2016 NEWS Port of the Month: Milford (UK) This month we are taking you to the port of Milford Haven, situated at the west coast of the United Kingdom. The port of Milford Haven is the UK’s largest energy port and biggest port in Wales with world-class, deep-water port...
March 31st, 2016 | Energy, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Technology | Read More

Joint union organising wins safe rates for Polish drivers

Joint union organising wins safe rates for Polish drivers
Polish drivers proudly hold the Dutch collective bargaining agreement book A cross-border campaign by ITF member union the FNV against the exploitation of drivers and social dumping in transport linked to the potato industry has won safe rates in two trucking companies and is now focusing on a third.30/03/2016 The...
March 30th, 2016 | Associations, ITF, Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

Nelly Yunta, VP, Customized Brokers recognized as Rock Star of the supply chain

Nelly Yunta, VP, Customized Brokers recognized as Rock Star of the supply chain
Nelly Yunta (MIAMI, Fla.; March 28, 2016) ­– Nelly Yunta, vice president of Customized Brokers, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s Miami-based subsidiary specializing in Customs clearance of all U.S. imports, was recently recognized as a “Rock Star of the Supply Chain” by Food Logistics magazine...
March 28th, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Company Profiles, Consumers Market, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

Making space for quality logistics in Asia

Making space for quality logistics in Asia
Simon Pearson, Founder and Managing Director, Simon Pearson and Associates Supply chain expertise underpins the 2nd Cool Logistics Asia Conference, running alongside Asia Fruit Logistica in Hong Kong this September HONG KONG & BERLIN, 23.03.2016 – Asian food import markets are no different...
March 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Logistics | Read More

Record attendance & member benefit announcements at WCA Conference

Record attendance & member benefit announcements at WCA Conference
Dan March At first ever WCA First and Worldwide Conference in the Middle East Abu Dhabi, UAE,  Wednesday, 16th March 2016 – WCA saw record attendance at its first ever WCA Conference Week in the Middle East region. The 2, 585 members, representing 1, 358 companies from over 100 countries, attended...
March 16th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics | Read More

IDENTEC SOLUTIONS secures NavisReady validation for CTAS Reefer 7.4 system with Navis N4 2.6

IDENTEC SOLUTIONS secures NavisReady validation for CTAS Reefer 7.4 system with Navis N4 2.6
        LUSTENAU, AUSTRIA – 16.02.2016– NavisReady validation ensures that IDENTEC SOLUTIONS’ wireless remote refrigerated container monitoring system is compatible with the Navis N4 2.6 terminal operating system Port and container terminal process automation specialist IDENTEC...
March 16th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Technical, Technology | Read More

alpha trans Luft- und Seefrachtspedition plans management succession

alpha trans Luft- und Seefrachtspedition plans management succession
Tim, Fred and Rainer alpha trans Luft- und Seefrachtspedition has named two joint managing directors to replace its existing managing director, Fred Eichenseher, who will retire at the end of 2016. The exclusive German partner of the U-Freight Group (UFL), has named Tim Teubert as joint managing director,...
March 15th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

MISC and AET to merge chemical and product tanker fleets

MISC and AET to merge chemical and product tanker fleets
MISC Berhad – one of the world’s leading international energy logistics groups – announces that it is to merge its chemical fleet with the clean petroleum products (CPP) fleet operated by its wholly owned petroleum subsidiary, AET. Under new arrangements, AET will take over the 13 chemical vessels...
March 11th, 2016 | Energy, LNG, Logistics, LPG, Mergers and Acquisitions, Tankers | Read More

FEPORT reiterates its call for action from Member States in view of the entry into force of SOLAS container weighing rules

FEPORT reiterates its call for action from Member States in view of the entry into force of SOLAS container weighing rules
FEPORT reiterates its call for action from Member States in view of the entry into force of SOLAS container weighing rules From 01 July 2016, all containers to be loaded on a vessel will need to be accompanied by a Verified Gross Mass (VGM). As of now, industry actors have released guidelines on the...
March 9th, 2016 | Associations, Containers, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New Hub managers at the helm in Houston

New Hub managers at the helm in Houston
Jessy Karam-Castillo, GAC’s dedicated Alliance Representative for the Chevron Shipping account. GAC North America – Shipping leveraging in-house expertise to serve customers Houston, 7 March 2016 – Jessy Karam-Castillo has been appointed as GAC’s dedicated Alliance Representative for the Chevron...
March 7th, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

OMA CI Appoints new Country Manager

OMA CI Appoints new Country Manager
  David Yeung OMA, specialists in shipping and logistics along the West African coast, are pleased to announce the appointment of David Yeung as Country Manager for OMA Côte d’Ivoire.  David replaces Julien Contie who is moving on to a new venture.    David joins from UAFL in Mauritius and...
March 2nd, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ICHCA and FEPORT join forces at global and European level

ICHCA and FEPORT join forces at global and European level
ICHCA and FEPORT join forces at global and European level to raise the profile of the cargo handling industry 01.03.2016 – ICHCA International, the global cargo handling NGO association, has agreed to work with the Federation of European Private Port Operators (FEPORT) on matters of mutual interest....
March 1st, 2016 | Associations, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Mayor of Rotterdam to renew logistics MOU

Mayor of Rotterdam to renew logistics MOU
Roterdam’s Mayor Aboutaleb Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb will take the 550th anniversary of the Rotterdam philosopher Erasmus’s birth as an occasion to visit Basel. During the Mayor’s visit Rotterdam will renew its existing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Swiss city. The municipal...
March 1st, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Topping Out Ceremony marks milestone for SingPost…

Topping Out Ceremony marks milestone for SingPost…
Dr Sascha Hower (Group COO of SingPost & CEO of Quantium Solutions), Ms Susan Goh (Director of JTC), Mr Goh Yeow Tin (Deputy Chairman of SingPost), Mr Yam Ah Mee (CEO of Sembcorp Design & Construction), Mr Lim Ho Kee (Chairman of SingPost), Mr Lee Eng Keat (Director of EDB), Mr Mervyn Lim (Deputy...
March 1st, 2016 | Communication, Company Profiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago meets with Bergé Marítima

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago meets with Bergé Marítima
l to r: Dácil Barreto, Fernando Reino, Antonio M. Padrón and Juan C. Núñez Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife was visited by the Regional Director of BERGE MARITIMA, Mr. Juan C. Núñez Cuyás accompanied by Mr. Fernando Reino...
March 1st, 2016 | Associations, HR, Logistics, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Ship Agencies | Read More

Ovinto and Globalstar underpin brewing industry’s first IoT deployment for beer shipment monitoring

Ovinto and Globalstar underpin brewing industry’s first IoT deployment for beer shipment monitoring
Ovinto and Globalstar underpin brewing industry’s first Internet of Things (IoT) deployment for beer shipment monitoring Brings the freshly brewed taste of craft beers from aroundthe world to US consumers Highlights B. United choses Ovinto and Globalstar satellite communications to monitor shipments...
February 29th, 2016 | Consumers Market, Food and Drink, IT and Communications, Logistics, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

RUSCON container traffic grows despite overall Russian slump

RUSCON container traffic grows despite overall Russian slump
Vladimir Bychkov, Chairman of Ruscon RUSCON, one of the leading multimodal transport companies in Russia, has shown strong growth in 2015 despite a significant fall in the country’s overall container traffic. The company reported a 32% increase in export traffic, compared with the Russian total of...
February 29th, 2016 | Container shipping, Containers, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Commissioner Bulc receives recommendations to reap the connecting power of inland ports

Commissioner Bulc receives recommendations to reap the connecting power of inland ports
Hans-Peter Hadorn (EFIP President), Commissioner Violeta Bulc (Commissioner for Transport), Alexander van den Bosch (EFIP Director) Inland Ports hand over recommendations for boosting multimodality to European Commissioner Violeta Bulc. Brussels, 26 February 2016 – On 25 February 2016, Hans-Peter...
February 26th, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GAC ships world’s largest underwater restaurant

GAC ships world’s largest underwater restaurant
  The 410 MT 22.5 m structure is loaded (credit Mike Murphy)                           Global shipping & logistics services provider masterminds mega move of 22.5 m long structure from New Zealand to Maldives resort Port Taranaki,...
February 25th, 2016 | Food and Drink, Holidays, Logistics, Maritime Tourism | Read More

Blue MBA works with Danish maritime interests to launch new series of Blue Events

Blue MBA works with Danish maritime interests to launch new series of Blue Events
Irene Rosberg Blue Events are back on the maritime scene in Denmark. The series of talks by shipping industry experts which had a successful run a few years ago has been revived by the Executive MBA in Shipping & Logistics (known as the Blue MBA) of Copenhagen Business School, in collaboration with...
February 24th, 2016 | Academia, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Shipmanagement | Read More