Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

Swedish shipping line establishes first UK base at Port of Hull

Swedish shipping line establishes first UK base at Port of Hull
Eric Hjalmarsson, Director, Thor Shipping & Transport AB, Gareth Russell, Business Development Manager ABP & Thomas Bryan, General Manager, Thor Shipping & Transport UK Limited (image courtesy of ABP) Swedish shipping line Thor has established its first UK base at Associated British Ports’...
August 7th, 2014 | Associations, Company Profiles, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Wärtsilä awarded another design contract for arctic operations

Wärtsilä awarded another design contract for arctic operations
The new Wärtsilä Ship Design multi-purpose platform supply vessel features a compact design yet with a high deadweight giving maximum cargo capacity. The vessel is being built by Tersan Shipyard in Turkey on behalf of US based Tidewater Inc. Wärtsilä Corporation, 7 August 2014, 11:00 am EET –...
August 7th, 2014 | Arctic Shipping, Energy, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oil Industry, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stock Markets, Supply ships, Technical, Technology | Read More

New products and valuable conference sessions at Intermodal Europe 2014

New products and valuable conference sessions at Intermodal Europe 2014
Over 130 exhibitors will showcase their latest products and services for the container transport and logistics industry at Intermodal Europe 2014, alongside a full conference programme, from 11-13 November at the Rotterdam Ahoy. “Intermodal Europe is chosen by many companies as a platform to launch...
August 6th, 2014 | Events, Exhibitions, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Marseilles aims for mega-cruiseship repair market

Marseilles aims for mega-cruiseship repair market
6 August 2014 – Port news from Marseilles Fos – The Marseilles Fos port authority is targeting mid-2015 to complete the €28 million renovation of its giant drydock 10 to provide a strategically located base for cruise ship repair and maintenance. At 465 metres long and 85m wide –...
August 6th, 2014 | Associations, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical | Read More

Quality hat-trick for GAC Marine Logistics

Quality hat-trick for GAC Marine Logistics
Trio of certifications recognises Quality Management, Environmental Management and Occupational Health & Safety Systems Dubai, 30 July 2014 – Global ship spares logistics provider GAC Marine Logistics Inc. (GML) has secured ISO certifications in recognition of its Quality Management, Environmental...
July 30th, 2014 | Environment, Health and Safety, Logistics | Read More

Perishable shippers count the costs of growth at Cool Logistics Global 2014

Perishable shippers count the costs of growth at Cool Logistics Global 2014
Friesland Campina, Compagnie Fruitiere, Total Produce and Seafoodexport to engage with major carriers and cold chain experts at 6th international perishable logistics and transport conference London, 29.07.2014 – From fresh produce to protein, cargo owners involved in the fresh and frozen business...
July 29th, 2014 | Associations, HR, Logistics, Marine Insurance, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

XtendFRESH™ Container Atmosphere Control Technology…

XtendFRESH™ Container Atmosphere Control Technology…
XtendFRESH™ Container Atmosphere Control Technology  Now Available from Carrier Transicold Improves Quality, Extends Shipping Distances for Perishables SYRACUSE, N.Y.,  July 29, 2014 – The innovative XtendFRESH™ atmosphere control system, which preserves quality and extends shipping distances...
July 29th, 2014 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Technology | Read More

UNIT45 launches long distance innovative…

UNIT45 launches long distance innovative…
UNIT45’s long distance innovative diesel-electric refrigerated container 29 July 2014 – UNIT45 launches long distance innovative diesel-electric refrigerated container Container specialist UNIT45 has opened up new opportunities for shippers seeking to move temperature-controlled products over...
July 29th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Markets, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Container growth cheers mixed first-half at Marseilles Fos

Container growth cheers mixed first-half at Marseilles Fos
Port of Marseille 28 July 2014   Port news from Marseilles Fos   –  First-half container traffic at leading French port Marseilles Fos totalled 583, 287 teu – up 7% on the first six months last year – marked by a 10% increase at the deepsea Fos terminals.    Dry bulk and cruise passenger...
July 28th, 2014 | Associations, Car trade, Containers, Gas, Gas Carriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Logistics, LPG, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Reefer ships, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Industry veteran appointed Managing Director of GAC North America Logistics

Industry veteran appointed Managing Director of GAC North America Logistics
Houston – July 28 2014: GAC has moved Claus Schensema to Houston, Texas,  to take the helm of GAC North America Logistics. Claus Schensema, Managing DirectorSchensema brings 25 years’ experience in shipping and logistics to his new role as GAC North America Logistics’ Managing Director,...
July 28th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

ABPmer provides Shetland Islands Council with MarNIS toolkit to manage marine risk

ABPmer provides Shetland Islands Council with MarNIS toolkit to manage marine risk
ABPmer, a leading UK marine consultancy, has been commissioned to provide Shetland Islands Council with a MarNIS “Port Assessment Toolkit” to manage marine risk. Shetland, the northernmost part of the United Kingdom, has over 900 miles of coastline with several ports and many piers. The largest...
July 24th, 2014 | Logistics, Marine Insurance, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Shippers and Freight forwarders debating ‘Intelligent Logistics’ at Intermodal Europe 2014

Shippers and Freight forwarders debating ‘Intelligent Logistics’ at Intermodal Europe 2014
Joost Sitskoorn, acting secretary-general of ESC A workshop addressing ‘Intelligent Logistics through Partnering in the Supply Chain’ will be chaired by European freight forwarders association, CLECAT, and the European Shippers Council (ESC) at Intermodal Europe 2014, which takes place from 11-13...
July 24th, 2014 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Logistics, Markets | Read More

Partners sign up for Marseilles intermodal project

Partners sign up for Marseilles intermodal project
Port of Marseille 18 July 2014 –Port news from Marseilles Fos – Partners sign up for Marseilles intermodal project           Six partners led by the Marseilles Fos port authority have formed the Mourepiane combined transport terminal company (MTTC) to help finance and manage construction...
July 18th, 2014 | Associations, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

New figures show Port of Southampton contributes £990m to the UK economy

New figures show Port of Southampton contributes £990m to the UK economy
Port of Southampton; view from above… A new independent report has revealed the scale of the contribution made by Associated British Port’s (ABP) Port of Southampton both to the regional and national economy. The latest statistics from consultants Arup show that the port contributes £990 million...
July 18th, 2014 | Associations, HR, Inland Waterways, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ABP Humber welcomes new Port Manager for Hull & Goole

ABP Humber welcomes new Port Manager for Hull & Goole
Mark Frith, ABP Port Manager, Hull & Goole The management team of Associated British Ports (ABP) Humber has been strengthened following the appointment of Mark Frith to the post of Port Manager Hull & Goole.  The move comes after a significant restructure for ABP on the Humber, which recently...
July 17th, 2014 | Associations, Canals, Company Profiles, HR, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Ground breaking for Common User Facility at London Gateway Logistics Park

Ground breaking for Common User Facility at London Gateway Logistics Park
Ground Breaking Ceremony for The Common User Facility at London Gateway Logisitics Park 15th July 2014 – London Gateway, London: A ground breaking ceremony held at the London Gateway Logistics Park, has officially kicked off the construction of the 386, 102 sq ft Common User Facility (CUF). The...
July 15th, 2014 | Events, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Technology | Read More

ITF helps people of Gaza

ITF helps people of Gaza
Unloading one of the relief flights in 2009 14 July 2014 – With the death toll rising daily in Gaza the ITF today called for an immediate ceasefire and launched an urgent humanitarian appeal for those affected. Condemning the Israeli airstrikes into Gaza as a disproportionate response – that...
July 14th, 2014 | Aviation, Charity, Health and Safety, ITF, Logistics, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, UN | Read More

Royal Marines use Port of Grimsby as a base for Humber Estuary exercise

Royal Marines use Port of Grimsby as a base for Humber Estuary exercise
539 Assault Squadron Royal Marines brought 75 personnel to the Port of Grimsb 14 July 2014 – A group of 75 Royal Marines from 539 Assault Squadron Royal Marines based themselves Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Grimsby for four days recently as part of a military planning exercise. 539...
July 14th, 2014 | Defense, Logistics, Military, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ISS strengthens management team in Brazil

ISS strengthens management team in Brazil
Henrique Schlaepfer Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has appointed experienced maritime professional Henrique Schlaepfer as its new Managing Director Brazil. Based in Rio de Janeiro, Henrique will report directly to regional Executive Vice President, Jaime Otero. Commencing his maritime career in 1984,...
July 14th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies, Shipmanagement | Read More

TT Club supports supply chain learning initiative

TT Club supports supply chain learning initiative
London 10th July, 2014 – Leading freight transport insurer, TT Club, has announced its support for a unique learning initiative – Business on the Move. The educational tool takes the form of a board game which is designed to be played at varying levels of complexity. Consequently, it is suitable...
July 10th, 2014 | Education and Training, Logistics | Read More

Port of Dover sets new record for export freight vehicles

Port of Dover sets new record for export freight vehicles
A record number of freight vehicles departed on services through the Port of Dover yesterday, reaching numbers not seen since before the recession. 5, 337 freight vehicles departed for Calais and Dunkirk from Europe’s busiest ferry port, beating the previous record of 5, 322 set in 2008. It...
July 9th, 2014 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

GAC appointed to support Total E&P’s pioneering drilling project in South Africa

GAC appointed to support Total E&P’s pioneering drilling project in South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa, 8 July 2014 – Leading gas & oil company, Total E&P, has appointed GAC South Africa to provide shipping and logistics support for its drilling project off the coast of South Africa, which started in June this year. Total E&P is one of the first companies to drill...
July 8th, 2014 | Bunkering, Logistics | Read More

Rail upgrade to boost Marseilles Fos transit times

Rail upgrade to boost Marseilles Fos transit times
A view of the Port of Marseilles Port news from Marseilles Fos 8 July 2014 Rail upgrade to boost Marseilles Fos transit times Rail operator Naviland Cargo is lifting the frequency of its Marseilles Fos-Strasbourg service from three to five round trips per week by the end of the year. Naviland announced...
July 8th, 2014 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Port news from Marseilles Fos

A view of the Port of Marseilles 4 July 2014 – Marseilles Fos looks to extend Morocco links          Cooperation between Marseilles Fos and Moroccan ports could be boosted by three potential new ventures – covering ferry services and agricultural trades – after the leading French port’s...
July 4th, 2014 | Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GAC Pindar named official logistics provider for Foiling Week

GAC Pindar named official logistics provider for Foiling Week
Southampton, UK – 3 July 2014: GAC Pindar has been appointed official logistics provider for the inaugural Foiling Week event, to take place on Lake Garda, Italy from 4 – 10 July. Foiling Week is an exciting new event dedicated to foiling (‘flying’) boats, their designers, builders and athletes....
July 3rd, 2014 | Logistics, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More