Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

Exciting day of events from the Bibby Line Group

Exciting day of events from the Bibby Line Group
Liverpool headquartered global company Bibby Line Group is hosting a series of events at this year’s International Festival For Business during the Maritime, Logistics and Energy thematic of the four-week programme. Being held at the Museum of Liverpool on the 12th June, the day includes two industry...
May 6th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Logistics | Read More

Port news from Marseilles Fos

Port news from Marseilles Fos
2 May 2014 – Marseilles Fos Q1 box, bulk and cruise growth eases oil trend         Traffic to the end of March at leading French port Marseilles Fos saw major rises in container, dry bulk and cruise passenger volumes, but total cargo throughput fell 6% to 18.8 million tonnes – down by 1.2MT...
May 2nd, 2014 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Global outlook for the RoRo market presented at RORO 2014

Global outlook for the RoRo market presented at RORO 2014
  The global outlook for the RoRo market will be the focus of a conference session presented by Mike Garratt, Managing Director of MDS Transmodal, at RORO 2014. RORO is the only exhibition and conference dedicated to the roll-on/roll-off shipping industry and takes place at ExCel in London, from...
May 2nd, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Exhibitions, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

RORO Exhibition and Conference

RORO Exhibition and Conference
24th – 26th June – ExCel Arena, London “Hosted once every two years, RORO 2014 will bring the entire roll-on/roll-off industry together for three days of buying, meetings and essential networking opportunities. It will be an essential event for any logistics professional involved in...
April 30th, 2014 | Automobiles, Car trade, Logistics, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Short-sea shipping | Read More

Prologis and DP World Announce Joint Venture at London Gateway Logistics Park

Prologis and DP World Announce Joint Venture at London Gateway Logistics Park
– 316, 000 square foot distribution centre to be built with port, road and rail connectivity – – Building to be complete by spring 2015 –  Prologis, the leading global owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate, today announced the formation of a 50 / 50 joint venture...
April 30th, 2014 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Organisations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Experts Use Industry Forum to Draw Attention to the Perils of Packing

Experts Use Industry Forum to Draw Attention to the Perils of Packing
Peregrine Storrs-Fox Freight and logistics professionals at Multimodal 2014 this week will hear specialist insurer TT Club’s Risk Management Director, Peregrine Storrs-Fox and other experts warn of the hazards of incorrect packing of containers and CTUs of all types 29 April 2014 Much industry attention...
April 29th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Logistics, P and I Clubs | Read More

Racking up new business

Racking up new business
Fitting three cars into a container used to involve a long process of wooden supports and manpower. Today it is possible to fit up to six vehicles into one standard container using the innovative fitted metal racking service available from Consolidated Car Shipping. Unsworth Global Logistics (UGL) and...
April 25th, 2014 | Automobiles, Car trade, Logistics | Read More

Greencarrier Freight Services strengthens organisation in Norway

Greencarrier Freight Services strengthens organisation in Norway
Peter Nevhagen Greencarrier AB, which until now has operated as two separate organisations in Norway for its freight forwarding and logistics activities, has decided to merge them as one entity. The new combined organisation will form a part of the Greencarrier Freight Services division. Peter Nevhagen,...
April 23rd, 2014 | Logistics, Ship Agencies, Trade and Commerce | Read More

MOL Logistics Subsidiary in Thailand Acquires AEO Certification

TOKYO—MOL Logistics (Japan) Co., Ltd. (President: Tetsuya Minato) today announced that its subsidiary in Thailand, MOL Logistics (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (Managing Director: Tatsuya Ueki) has earned certification as an Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) from the Customs Department of Thailand. Within the...
April 22nd, 2014 | Logistics, Regulatory | Read More

New joint venture targets nuclear industry

New joint venture targets nuclear industry
International maritime logistics expert Cory Logistics, part of Braemar Shipping Services plc, has formed a joint venture with universal supply chain specialist Navarm Limited to create a single source provider for a full suite of maritime and land based services for the nuclear new build industry. Based...
April 15th, 2014 | Energy, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

TT Club Signs Partnership in The Philippines

TT Club Signs Partnership in The Philippines
London & Hong Kong, 14th April, 2014 – Specialist transport insurance provider, TT Club has appointed a network partner in The Philippines. Del Rosario Pandiphil Inc. becomes the seventh such partner that the international logistics and freight handling insurer has in the Asia-Pacific region,...
April 14th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Logistics | Read More

Successful launch for Intermodal Asia

Successful launch for Intermodal Asia
The inaugural Intermodal Asia, held at the Shanghai World Expo Center from 1-3 April, was launched successfully and has established itself as the new global exhibition and conference for container, transport and logistics across the road, rail and sea sectors. A full programme of informative conference...
April 14th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Logistics | Read More

First Dacia imports arrive at Fos

First Dacia imports arrive at Fos
First Dacia imports arrive at Fos Port news from Marseilles Fos – 14 April 2014 – First Dacia imports arrive at Fos         The first 402 Dacia cars from Morocco have arrived at Fos aboard the Neptune Lines car carrier City of Oslo under a deal that will see 20, 000 vehicles per year...
April 14th, 2014 | Automobiles, Car trade, Logistics, News | Read More

Maritime Community set to celebrate in Liverpool

International maritime industry leaders will converge on Liverpool in June to take part in the Maritime Logistics & Energy thematic which forms a prominent part of the 50-day International Festival of Business (IFB 2014). And one of the must-attend events during this packed programme is the Grand...
April 11th, 2014 | Energy, Logistics | Read More

Greencarrier Freight Services continues growth strategy with office in Belarus

Greencarrier Freight Services continues growth strategy with office in Belarus
Aurimas Digrevicius Greencarrier Freight Services,  one of the Nordic region’s largest privately owned global transport companies, has opened an office in Minsk, Belarus. The company has expanded through both organic growth and acquisition since it was founded in 2000 and Belarus marks the 14th country...
April 10th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets | Read More

Key management change at GAC Australia

Key management change at GAC Australia
Scott Henderson Scott Henderson takes over from Phil Coolican as Managing Director   Sydney, Australia – 09 April 2014: Scott Henderson has been appointed Managing Director of GAC Australia following the retirement of Phil Coolican after seven years with the company and more than four decades...
April 9th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Peel ports to sparkle at International Maritime Event

Peel ports to sparkle at International Maritime Event
Peel Ports has been announced as a Diamond Sponsor for the forthcoming Maritime, Logistics and  Energy (MLE) thematic within the International Festival of Business 2014 (IFB) in Liverpool. More than 250, 000 business visitors are expected to attend the International Festival for Business 2014 – a...
April 8th, 2014 | Energy, Logistics, Markets | Read More

ISS Focusses on HSSE

ISS Focusses on HSSE
Jason Leonard Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has announced the appointment of Jason Leonard as Global HSSE Manager. Based at the company’s headquarters in Chafford Hundred, Essex and reporting to Ian Tombs, Head of Corporate Services, Jason will...
April 7th, 2014 | Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

Lloyd’s Register report on LNG bunkering…

Lloyd’s Register report on LNG bunkering…
Luis Benito Lloyd’s Register analysis of ports provides insight into the future of LNG bunkering world-wide as short sea demand grows and the possibility of expansion into bunkering for deep sea emerges Lloyd’s Register’s LNG Bunkering Infrastructural Survey 2014 indicates that major ports...
April 7th, 2014 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Environment, LNG, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

SPI Marine Opens UK Office

SPI Marine Opens UK Office
Graeme Harnes SPI Marine is pleased to announce the opening of SPI Marine (UK) Limited and to welcome Mr. Graeme Harness to its global team with effect from 2 April, 2014. Opening the UK office marks an important milestone in the growth of SPI Marine, extending its presence into Europe, creating a unique...
April 4th, 2014 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Logistics, People and Places, Sales and Purchases | Read More

MLE organisers to host a day of networking

MLE organisers to host a day of networking
Chris Shirling Rooke of MLE Mersey Maritime Group and Shipping Innovation, organisers of this year’s Maritime, Logistics and Energy (MLE) event in Liverpool, are to hold a day of high level networking designed to galvanise interest among all interested parties ahead of the big event in June. To be...
April 3rd, 2014 | Energy, Logistics | Read More

WSS strengthens Singapore management team to manage growing levels of AsiaPac business

WSS strengthens Singapore management team to manage growing levels of AsiaPac business
Hege Solstad New Regional Director for WSS Asia Pacific and Singapore General Manager will be tasked with maintaining close customer links and boosting business levels Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has strengthened its Singapore-based management team to reflect increased levels of business and a focus...
April 3rd, 2014 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

Wärtsilä power system and ship design selected for PSV to operate in harsh conditions

Wärtsilä power system and ship design selected for PSV to operate in harsh conditions
Rendering of Wärtsilä VS 485 Arctic ship design for REM Offshore PSV Wärtsilä Corporation,  3 April 2014 at 1 pm EET – A new platform supply vessel (PSV) to be built for operating in arctic conditions is to be designed and powered by Wärtsilä. This is the first confirmed contract for Wärtsilä...
April 3rd, 2014 | Arctic Shipping, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Supply ships, Technical, Technology | Read More

Port of the month: Port of Amsterdam, Port of Partnerships

Port of the month: Port of Amsterdam, Port of Partnerships
A view of the Port of Amsterdam Tuesday, 01 April 2014 00:00 – This month we take you to the port of Amsterdam. A fascinating port believing in “meten is weten” which means measuring is knowing. Moreover, last year the port of Amsterdam was corporatized. Read here about their experience. Could...
April 2nd, 2014 | Associations, Awards, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ESPO 2014 Conference to welcome main players on Port Regulation proposal

ESPO 2014 Conference to welcome main players on Port Regulation proposal
On 23 May 2013, the Commission adopted the Port Regulation proposal. Almost one year later, the Parliament decided not to vote anymore on the proposal before the European elections. How to read this postponement? What will happen after the elections? What is happening in the Council? How is the Commission...
March 26th, 2014 | Associations, Canals, European Union, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Organisations, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More