Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

Fanar Marine Services expands globally after continued UAE success

Fanar Marine Services expands globally after continued UAE success
  Capt Guha Fanar Following successful trading in Dubai for a number of years, Fanar Marine Services announces its global launch into the international shipping market. Established in 2007, Fanar Marine Services provides vast expertise in a wide range of ship board and shore-based inspections and...
June 23rd, 2014 | Flags, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pensions, Technical | Read More

GAC brings African oil & gas expertise to Houston

GAC brings African oil & gas expertise to Houston
Houston, USA – 19 June 2014: The GAC Group is bringing its African market knowledge to US clients in and around the global energy hub of Houston, Texas.  Gerrit Laubscher, Business Development Manager – Oil & Gas for Sub-Saharan Africa, will be assigned to Houston to share his expertise...
June 19th, 2014 | Energy, Logistics, Markets, Technology | Read More

DSV Solutions advocates hybrid approach for flexible supply chains

DSV Solutions advocates hybrid approach for flexible supply chains
A carefully planned combination of automation and more conventional logistics processes is the ideal supply chain solution, according to Dermot Connolly, Director Business Development Sales & Marketing, DSV Solutions Ireland. “This is the best way to ensure that clients’ supply chains have maximum...
June 19th, 2014 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Intermodal Asia 2015 dates announced

Intermodal Asia 2015 dates announced
Intermodal Asia- 2014 opening ceremony Event organisers have announced the next Intermodal Asia will take place from 24-26 March 2015, following the successful launch of Intermodal Asia 2014 at the Shanghai World Expo Center in April. The success of Intermodal Asia 2014 helped to establish the event...
June 18th, 2014 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Events, Exhibitions, Logistics | Read More

Hutton’s Group strengthens its Aberdeen team

Hutton’s Group strengthens its Aberdeen team
Kirstene Wilson.j Leading ship supplier The Hutton’s Group has strengthened its Aberdeen logistics team with the appointment of a new Branch Manager. Kirstene Wilson starts work today at the firm’s Sinclair Road depot, having completed a week’s induction training at Hutton’s head office in Hull. Ms...
June 16th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies, Ship Supplies | Read More

Wärtsilä in collaboration with ABB Turbocharging to service Royal Caribbean Cruises…

Wärtsilä in collaboration with ABB Turbocharging to service Royal Caribbean Cruises…
Oasis of the Seas Wärtsilä in collaboration with ABB Turbocharging to service Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. in ten-year agreement Wärtsilä Corporation, 12 June 2014 at 10 am EET Wärtsilä has signed a ten-year maintenance and technical support agreement with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (RCL), which...
June 12th, 2014 | Cruise Industry, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, News, Technical, Tourism | Read More

ABB Turbocharging inauguration in Fredericia tops off Scandinavian service revamp

ABB Turbocharging inauguration in Fredericia tops off Scandinavian service revamp
Baden, Switzerland, June 4, 2014 – ABB Turbocharging announced today it will be celebrating the opening of a new service facility in Fredericia, Denmark on 12th June 2014. The ceremony will also mark the completion of the amalgamation of its activities in Norway, Denmark and Sweden into a single...
June 9th, 2014 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Save the Date – Intermodal Europe 2014 heading to Rotterdam

Save the Date – Intermodal Europe 2014 heading to Rotterdam
Home to Europe’s largest container port, Rotterdam will host one of the most important events in the container shipping calendar, Intermodal Europe 2014, which will take place from 11-13 November this year at the Rotterdam AHOY. “Intermodal Europe 2014 will, once again, bring together container,...
June 6th, 2014 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

EFIP: Council backs sustainable modes of transport and rejects cross-border circulation of megatrucks

EFIP: Council backs sustainable modes of transport and rejects cross-border circulation of megatrucks
Kathrin Obst The European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) welcomes today’s decision of transport ministers not to allow the cross-border circulation of so-called megatrucks. Beside their heavy impact on infrastructure, several studies come to the conclusion that these vehicles could generate important...
June 5th, 2014 | European Union, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Port applies for powers to deliver a great future for customers and community

Port  applies for powers to deliver a great future for customers and community
A key milestone has arrived today with the submission by Dover Harbour Board of a Harbour Revision Order (HRO) to Government in order to increase its powers and deliver on its firm commitment to play a major role in the regeneration of both port and town. Tim Waggott, Chief Executive of thePort of Dover,...
June 5th, 2014 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

EIB supports modernisation of Polish railways with EUR 268m loan

EIB supports modernisation of Polish railways with EUR 268m loan
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 268 million to the manager of the national railway network in Poland, PKP Polskie Linie Kolejowe S.A. (PLK), for the upgrading of 58 km of an existing electrified railway line (E30) from Katowice to Kraków. Thanks to the EIB loan, a number of improvements...
June 4th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail | Read More

Port of the month: the Port of Dublin

Port of the month: the Port of Dublin
Port of Dublin Friday, 30 May 2014 00:00 – This month, ESPO news is heading to Dublin. We believe Dublin Port deserves a place in our “Port of the Month” column. Moreover, Eamonn O’Reilly, CEO of the Dublin Port has been Vice Chairman of ESPO since 2012. Could you give us a short overview...
May 30th, 2014 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Organisational changes – a foundation for profitable growth

Organisational changes – a foundation for profitable growth
Samskip is pleased to announce the following organisational changes within the Samskip group. The main goal of the changes is to simplify and streamline the operations and business approach, as well as to further strengthen Samskip‘s position to even better take advantage of the many opportunities...
May 30th, 2014 | HR, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

DFDS fleet signs with Lloyd’s Register

DFDS fleet signs with Lloyd’s Register
Kasper Moos, Vice President of DFDS (right) and Kim Wiese, LR’s Marine Business Development Manager for Denmark DFDS currently operates 55 ships, predominantly ro-ro freight ships, ro-pax ships, and passenger ships; with few exceptions these ships will now all be classed by LR DFDS, northern Europe’s...
May 27th, 2014 | Breaking News, Classification Societies, Coastal Shipping, Container shipping, Logistics, Story of the Month | Read More

GAC-OMA alliance proves equal to giant barge challenge in West Africa

GAC-OMA alliance proves equal to giant barge challenge in West Africa
The ‘Hyundai 60’ barge under tow, passing the Vridi Channel to enter in the port of Abidjan Integrated services and support key to success   Ivory Coast,  May 26, 2014 – There’s a sea monster lying in wait at the port of Abidjan – thanks to GAC and its local partner OMA Ivory Coast.    The...
May 26th, 2014 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

TT Club appoints Claims Director

TT Club appoints Claims Director
The TT Club, the leading international transport, freight and logistics insurance provider, has appointed Robert Kempkens as claims director. Based in London, he will be responsible for overseeing global claims handling for the TT Club. Robert joined the TT Club in 2006, becoming Regional Claims Director...
May 22nd, 2014 | HR, Logistics | Read More

OW Bunker strengthens physical distribution capabilities

OW Bunker strengthens physical distribution capabilities
Star Goethals and Star Baltic OW BUNKER STRENGTHENS PHYSICAL DISTRIBUTION CAPABILITIES WITH THE TIME CHARTER OF AN ADDITIONAL BARGE IN THE PANAMA CANAL   Panama Canal to play a key role in changing regional marine fuel dynamics   OW Bunker, one of the world’s leading physical distributors and resellers...
May 22nd, 2014 | Bunkering, Canals, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

HullWiper comes to Fujairah – GAC EnvironHull’s eco-friendly…

HullWiper comes to Fujairah – GAC EnvironHull’s eco-friendly…
HullWiper performs cleaning in the darkness HullWiper comes to Fujairah – GAC EnvironHull’s eco-friendly, risk reduced hull cleaning solution now available at 2nd UAE port Dubai,  20 May 2014: GAC EnvironHull, part of global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group, has...
May 20th, 2014 | Environment, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Agencies, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Marseilles Fos targets Antwerp trade potential

Marseilles Fos targets Antwerp trade potential
Port news from Marseilles Fos                                    Marseilles Fos targets Antwerp trade potential          Leading French port Marseilles Fos is aiming to play a link role in cargo bound from Belgium to North Africa and the Middle East following...
May 20th, 2014 | Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

RORO 2014 rolls into London with fresh insight

RORO 2014 rolls into London with fresh insight
New conference topics and high profile exhibitors have been announced for RORO 2014, the only exhibition and conference dedicated to the roll-on/roll-off shipping industry, which takes place at ExCel in London, from 24-26 June. RORO 2014 is a free-to-attend three day exhibition and conference providing...
May 16th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Exhibitions, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

TT Club announces strong financial results and maintains AM Best A- (Excellent) rating

TT Club announces strong financial results and maintains AM Best A- (Excellent) rating
The TT Club, the leading international transport and logistics insurance provider, today announces its financial results for the year ended 31 December 2014, maintaining its A- (Excellent) rating by agency AM Best for the 8th consecutive year. Highlights: · $186.3 million gross written premiums · $12.0...
May 16th, 2014 | Finance, Logistics | Read More

MLE workshop to explore the dangers of social media

MLE workshop to explore the dangers of social media
Love it or hate it, social media is part of modern life – and in the wrong hands, it can even be dangerous. The use of social media as a business tool and how to avoid the pitfalls will be the subject of a half day workshop due to be held during popular Maritime, Logistics and Energy thematic which...
May 14th, 2014 | Energy, Logistics | 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: * Oman, Salalah Port – Monsoon surge control guidelines * Singapore, Singapore – Soil investigation work off East Coast Park * Australia, Port Hedland – New mobile shore crane DATE: May 13, 2014 COUNTRY:...
May 13th, 2014 | Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

DSV Daily Flyer launched to Scandinavia

DSV Daily Flyer launched to Scandinavia
13 May 2014  – DSV Road has launched an express road service between the UK and Scandinavia for shippers with more time-sensitive cargo. The product, called DSV Daily Flyer, will eventually be rolled out across Europe  DSV Daily Flyer offers same day departures from the UK to Denmark,...
May 13th, 2014 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Isle of Man Maritime Group announces IFB event plans

Isle of Man Maritime Group announces IFB event plans
The Isle of Man Maritime Group has announced its event plans for the International Festival of Business 2014 (“IFB 2014”), during the Maritime, Logistics and Energy themed week in June. The IFB is a global business event, taking place in the UK, Liverpool throughout June and July, with a target audience...
May 8th, 2014 | Energy, Logistics | Read More