Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

DSV Road enhances Quote & Book service

DSV Road enhances Quote & Book service
DSV Road has added new features to its Quote & Book service, offering customers a full track and trace facility, Proof of Delivery (POD) and the ability to upload documents and print labels. “We have been very pleased with the response since we launched Quote & Book in October and we continue...
January 30th, 2014 | Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

RORO 2014 is heading to London

RORO 2014 is heading to London
A view from the conference RORO 2014,  the only exhibition dedicated to the roll-on/roll-off industry, will bring together senior level logistics professionals from across the globe between 24-26 June at ExCel in London. The show returns with a new look format, making it easier than ever for visitors...
January 30th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions, Logistics, Markets, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

DSV launches an intermodal service between Turkey and UK

DSV launches an intermodal service between Turkey and UK
DSV has launched an intermodal service between Turkey and the UK to add to its portfolio of road, air and short-sea services between the two countries. “We have seen an increasing interest in intermodal services as shippers seek more cost effective ways of sending their goods, ” says Morten Joergensen,...
January 28th, 2014 | Land Trasnport, Logistics | Read More

Merlog Foods joins the debate on trade protectionism at African perishable logistics forum

Merlog Foods joins the debate on trade protectionism at African perishable logistics forum
African food distributor joins other perishable importers and exporters set to voice concerns about trade barriers at Cool Logistics Africa 2014 forum in March London,  27.01.2014 – Trade barriers, non-tariff based trade impediments and other vested interests are threatening to destabilise the...
January 27th, 2014 | Food and Drink, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

New container and cruise records as oil slump hits Marseilles Fos

New container and cruise records as oil slump hits Marseilles Fos
 Total 2013 throughput at Marseilles Fos confirmed containers, steel industry bulks, LNG and cruise traffic as the major growth drivers at the leading French port.  In contrast, a mounting decline in crude oil and petroleum volumes pegged overall cargo to 80 million tonnes for the year, down 7% on...
January 23rd, 2014 | Automobiles, Car trade, Company Profiles, Container shipping, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Logistics, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Oil Industry, Ports & Terminals, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

“Embrace the Logistics Hub” minister urges businesses

“Embrace the Logistics Hub” minister urges businesses
The Minister the Hon Anthony Hylton Development of Jamaica into a global logistics hub will prove a massive boost for micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSME) wishing to invest in, or grow their existing operations on the island, according to Anthony Hylton, Minister of Industry, Investment &...
January 22nd, 2014 | Logistics, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

TT Club Applauds Success in Logistics Innovation

TT Club Applauds Success in Logistics Innovation
20 January 2014 – TT Club, the insurance specialist serving the global freight industry, continues to support innovation in the logistics sector. TT Club, which provides liability,  cargo and property cover to freight forwarders and logistics companies, once more observes that innovation in...
January 20th, 2014 | Awards, Logistics, P and I Clubs | Read More

DSV Road wins BIFA’s European Logistics Award

DSV Road wins BIFA’s European Logistics Award
Nick Trencher, Divisional General Manager UK Customer Services; Chris Malyon, Director Sales & Marketing and Jesper Hansen, DSV Road UK Managing Director with the 2013 BIFA Freight Services Award for European Logistics. DSV Road has been named winner in the European Logistics category of the BIFA...
January 16th, 2014 | Awards, Logistics | Read More

GAC Australia signs exclusive three-year contract with MOL

GAC Australia signs exclusive three-year contract with MOL
GAC to provide port and ship agency services for more than 1, 500 port calls annually across Australia     Australia,  13 January 2014 – Multi-modal transport operator Mitsui O.S.K Lines (MOL) has awarded an exclusive three-year contract to serve its vessels and port calls across Australia to...
January 13th, 2014 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics | Read More

DSV seeks higher levels of managing safely

DSV seeks higher levels of managing safely
Freight forwarding and logistics company DSV understands the importance of operational excellence and seven people from across the three DSV divisions have just completed an intensive health and safety course accredited by the Institute of Occupational Health & Safety (IOSH). The four day course,...
December 17th, 2013 | Health and Safety, Logistics | Read More

Transnet Ports’ Chief Executive to give keynote at Cool Logistics Africa

Transnet Ports’ Chief Executive to give keynote at Cool Logistics Africa
Tau Morwe joins experts from across the supply chain and government to discuss the future of Africa’s perishables trade at annual logistics forum London, 12.12.2013 – Tau Morwe, Chief Executive of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), has been confirmed as a keynote speaker at the 3rd...
December 13th, 2013 | Logistics, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

BMT Defence Services applies NAPA Softaware in the design of new logistics and support vessel

“NAPA for Design” solution applied as part of US$ 220 million Norwegian Defense Logistics Organisation contract HELSINKI – December 11, 2013: Naval design and engineering company BMT Defence Services Ltd today announced that it has applied a software package created by leading maritime...
December 11th, 2013 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Port news from Marseilles Fos

Port news from Marseilles Fos
10 December 2013 – New car terminal announced as Marseilles Fos reviews past five years      Following a call for tenders in November last year, the Marseilles Fos port authority has chosen automotive logistics specialist TEA – part of the Charles Andre transport group – to develop...
December 10th, 2013 | Car trade, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GAC sharpens focus on Brazil’s billion dollar chemical industry

GAC sharpens focus on Brazil’s billion dollar chemical industry
Chemical tanker services added to portfolio    SAO PAULO – December 10, 2013: GAC Brazil – the South American arm of the GAC global provider of shipping, logistics and marine services – has added specialist support for chemical tankers to its package of integrated services.    This...
December 10th, 2013 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Tankers | Read More

High profile conference summit at Intermodal Asia 2014

High profile conference summit at Intermodal Asia 2014
  Important container shipping and supply chain topics will be addressed during free-to-attend conference sessions at the Intermodal Asia 2014 exhibition and conference, which takes place from 1-3 April 2014 at the Shanghai World Expo Centre. Key speakers will tackle important issues during...
December 6th, 2013 | Associations, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Changing Patterns in World Trade Bring Unforeseen Liabilities for Middle East Transport Operators

Changing Patterns in World Trade Bring Unforeseen Liabilities for Middle East Transport Operators
Changing Patterns in World Trade Bring Unforeseen Liabilities for Middle East Transport Operators In a speech to be given at the TOC Container Supply Chain: Middle East Conference on 9th December, Andrew Kemp, Regional Director EMEA of the freight transport insurance specialist TT Club will warn of...
December 3rd, 2013 | Logistics, P and I Clubs, Trade and Commerce | Read More

JF Hillebrand acquires Satellite Logistics Group

JF Hillebrand acquires Satellite Logistics Group
Mainz, December 2nd 2013 – JF Hillebrand Group AG has announced the acquisition of Satellite Logistics Group, a leading US based supply-chain solution provider for the beverage industry. Headquartered in Houston,  Texas, Satellite specialise in reverse logistics solutions and related services...
December 2nd, 2013 | Food and Drink, Logistics | Read More

Intermodal Asia 2014

Intermodal Asia 2014
Intermodal Asia 2014 Date of event: 1-3 April 2014 Intermodal Asia will be the event that brings Asia’s container industry together. The free-to-attend exhibition and conference will be the place for manufacturers, suppliers and end users of intermodal solutions to meet, discuss and do business. The...
November 29th, 2013 | Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Singapore, Sembawang – Repair & restoration to seawall at Sungei Sembawang * Singapore, all ports – Annual Administrative Fee Scheme * Hong Kong, Hong Kong – Dolphin Survey off airport * Bunker...
November 28th, 2013 | Bunkering, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GAC triumphs in the Logistics Category at Lloyd’s List Asia Awards 2013

Singapore,  28 November 2013: GAC has been presented with the Lloyd’s List Asia Award in recognition of its commitment to delivering high quality logistics services throughout Asia Pacific, at a ceremony held at the Raffles City Convention Centre in Singapore. The Award acknowledges GAC’s...
November 28th, 2013 | Awards, Logistics | Read More

Panama’s National Day: A Nation aiming high

Panama’s National Day: A Nation aiming high
H.E.Ana Irene Delgado addressing the 300-strong guests On the occasion of Panama’s National day, H.E. Ana Irene Delgado, Ambassador and Consul General of Panama to the United Kingdom hosted yesterday at lunch time a Reception at the Conservatory of the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in West Central London. The...
November 27th, 2013 | Anniversaries, Canals, Events, Logistics, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

Underwater PBCF installations in Antwerp and Ghent bring fuel savings

Underwater PBCF installations in Antwerp and Ghent bring fuel savings
Last month Hydrex installed Propeller Boss Cap Fins (PBCF) on two tankers during their respective stops in Ghent and Antwerp. As a result of the underwater operation, the ships will not have to wait for their next drydock visit to start benefitting from the fuel savings the PBCF’s will bring them. The...
November 26th, 2013 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

BOYD Steamship Corporation appoints John Good Shipping as UK representative

BOYD Steamship Corporation appoints John Good Shipping as UK representative
John Good Shipping has announced its appointment as the UK representative of BOYD Steamship Corporation, the Panama Canal’s oldest and largest shipping agent. Providing clients with the most up-to-date information about the canal’s traffic status and conditions, along with an experienced team of...
November 26th, 2013 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Seven steps to business success in the USA…

Seven steps to business success in the USA…
Greg Wingfield; Neil Hoskins and Toufak Ahangari of Institute of Export London branch; and Ben English Seven steps to business success in the USA – a blueprint is outlined to London seminar of Institute of Export,  By James Brewer A seven-step formula for establishing a viable business presence in...
November 23rd, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Logistics, Maritime History and Museums, News, People and Places, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Centers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

FUGRO’s New Geotechnical vessel for Asia Pacific

FUGRO’s New Geotechnical vessel for Asia Pacific
The “Fugro Voyager” Fugro Voyager, a purpose built DP2 geotechnical drilling vessel, is entering service with Fugro’s Offshore Geotechnical Division to expand its operations in the frontier areas of the Asia Pacific region. Specifically designed and built to address the varied demands of...
November 22nd, 2013 | Drill ships, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technology | Read More