Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

Victron Energy opens new warehousing facility in Spain

Almere-Haven, Netherlands,  27 February 2014 – Victron Energy is pleased to announce the opening of a new warehouse, close to Madrid. The first shipments, from this new facility, will commence on Monday, 3 March 2014. This enhanced service will ensure even faster delivery, of Victron products,...
February 27th, 2014 | Energy, Logistics, Stores and Provisions | Read More

Lord Mayor of City of London Hails Foreign Direct Investment at UK’s New Super Port

Lord Mayor of City of London Hails Foreign Direct Investment at UK’s New Super Port
London Gateway CEO Simon Moore, DP World Group CEO Mohammed Sharaf, The Lord Mayor of the City of London Fiona Woolf, and The Lord Mayor’s Consort Nicholas Woolf. 20th February 2014, London: The Lord Mayor of the City of London, Fiona Woolf, welcomed the foreign direct investment by Dubai’s DP World...
February 20th, 2014 | Events, Finance, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IBIA calls for greater take-up of ISO 2010 specs for bunkers

IBIA calls for greater take-up of  ISO 2010 specs for bunkers
A view of the Great Room at Grosvenor House Hotel IBIA calls for greater take-up of  ISO 2010 specs for bunkers In a bid to improve bunker quality across the marine fuel supply chain, the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) has called on marine fuel suppliers to adopt the ISO 2010 specifications...
February 18th, 2014 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Bunkering, Energy, Environment, Events, Logistics, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics is appointed by Kestrel Liner Agencies as agent in Sweden, Norway and Finland

Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics is appointed by Kestrel Liner Agencies as agent in Sweden, Norway and Finland
 Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics and Kestrel Liner Agencies are now working in partnership to offer a full range of logistics services between Scandinavia and the Caribbean and Latin America.  Kestrel Liner Agencies has appointed Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics (SSL), an independent full...
February 18th, 2014 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Ship Agencies, Trade and Commerce | Read More

MacGregor’s new three-tier-high plate construction type lashing bridges…

MacGregor’s new three-tier-high plate construction type lashing bridges…
Lashing bridge is a vital part of the container ship’s cargo system. With a proper cargo system design, the ship’s capacity will be secured. First customers will benefit from complete sets of MacGregor’s new three-tier-high plate construction type lashing bridges  CARGOTEC CORPORATION,...
February 13th, 2014 | Container shipping, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Freight forwarders seek more advice on forthcoming HGV levy

Freight forwarders seek more advice on forthcoming HGV levy
Peter Quantrill The British International Freight Association (BIFA) – www.bifa.org – is seeing a considerable amount of enquiries about the charge, which will be levied on all lorries weighing 12 tonnes or more to use the UK road network from April 1, 2014. The levy is being introduced by...
February 13th, 2014 | Associations, Logistics, Regulatory | Read More

ISS supports offshore operations off the Southern Coast of Africa

ISS supports offshore operations off the Southern Coast of Africa
he ISS South Africa operations team will support PGS, a leading geophysical services company. Inchcape Shipping Services supports offshore operations off the Southern Coast of Africa Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has secured a further significant...
February 12th, 2014 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

Dry bulk cargo specialist brought-in by ISS

Dry bulk cargo specialist brought-in by ISS
Vincent Mazzone Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has announced a key hire in its Cargo Solutions division. Vincent Mazzone, a dry bulk supply chain and risk management professional, has been appointed to the newly created Geneva-based role of Vice...
February 10th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

ORTEC builds optimization into the logistics chain

ORTEC builds optimization into the logistics chain
Logistics software developers ORTEC based in Wildeshausen will be presenting new functionality for its SAP ERP integrated load and route optimization software at LogiMAT 2014, as well as new functions for Windows-based applications. LogiMAT, February 25th-27th 2014, Neue Messe Stuttgart “These new...
February 5th, 2014 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Tackling the continuing problem of piracy

Tackling the continuing problem of piracy
Tackling the continuing problem of piracy by Amanda Roberts, Jeanius Consulting With the ICC International Maritime Bureau (IMB) reporting 12 worldwide piracy incidents in 2014 already, piracy continues to be a huge concern for the shipping industry. A visible Navy presence, coupled with large investment...
February 5th, 2014 | Health and Safety, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services supports Gulf of Mexico pipe laying project

Inchcape Shipping Services supports Gulf of Mexico pipe laying project
Inchcape Shipping Services has successfully supported Saipem, the leading international contractor to the oil and gas industry, with a major pipe laying project in the Gulf of Mexico. Providing marine agency and logistics support for Saipem’s newest pipelay vessel Castorone during its first project...
February 5th, 2014 | Energy, Logistics, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services appoints Senior Vice President Africa

Inchcape Shipping Services appoints Senior Vice President Africa
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has appointed David Mackay as Senior Vice President for its Africa region. Based in Mombasa, Kenya, David will have operational management responsibility for 8 countries in the region, with ambitious plans for more country...
February 4th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies, Shipmanagement, Trade and Commerce | Read More

CMA-CGM to address Cool Logistics Africa forum

CMA-CGM to address Cool Logistics Africa forum
CMA-CGM joins the South African Agricultural Business Chamber and Transnet National Ports Authority as keynote speaker at 3rd Cool Logistics Africa conference this March, as perishable shippers seek to overcome mounting trade barriers London, 04.02.2014 – CMA-CGM, the world’s third largest...
February 4th, 2014 | Food and Drink, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Panama Canal Expansion and the Implications for Increased Competitiveness

Panama Canal Expansion and the Implications for Increased Competitiveness
The Panama Canal saga to which we have referred numerous times  for various geopolitical trading issues and in particular with articles and live interviews over the last three months, will be a great issue (its opening time for bigger Panamax vessels and the effects in global transport and the markets)...
February 1st, 2014 | Canals, Container shipping, Insight, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

New competencies can be a way out of the crisis

New competencies can be a way out of the crisis
Irene Rosberg New competencies can be a way out of the crisis – By Jørgen Rudbeck   Published 30.01.14 at 14:58 at  ShippingWatch – an interview with Irene Rosberg, Program Director, Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics (The Blue MBA) Copenhagen Business School At the Blue MBA...
January 31st, 2014 | Academia, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, HR, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Shipmanagement, Trade and Commerce | Read More

PROMAR orders two Damen Platform Supply Vessels

PROMAR orders two Damen Platform Supply Vessels
Damen PSV 3300 PROMAR has ordered two Platform Supply Vessels from Damen Shipyards Group and this ambitious Swiss company is looking to further expand the offshore fleet under its management in the next five years. The first Damen PSV 3300 will be delivered in February 2015 and the second, in August...
January 31st, 2014 | Energy, Logistics, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Supply ships | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services announces Achilles FPAL Accreditation for ISS Palumbo

Inchcape Shipping Services announces Achilles FPAL Accreditation for ISS Palumbo
ISS Palumbo, the offshore project logistics and freight forwarding division of Inchcape Shipping Services, has strengthened its compliance credentials by achieving ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001 and Achilles FPAL accreditation, covering operations in Italy, the UK and Houston. Awarded by BVQI, the accreditation...
January 31st, 2014 | Energy, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

New GAC Marine Logistics company set up in Germany

New GAC Marine Logistics company set up in Germany
Providing door-to-deck ship spare logistics for world’s second-biggest shipping market   Hamburg,  January 31 2014 – GAC Marine Logistics (GML) has established a new company in Hamburg, Germany, as the latest addition to its growing network of offices coordinating ship spares logistics around...
January 31st, 2014 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

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