Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

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

Intermodal Asia 2014 Exhibitor News – March 2014

Intermodal Asia 2014 Exhibitor News – March 2014
We bring you herebelow the latest from Inetrmodal Asia 2014, so log on at the link after the WAM news. WAM demonstrates product development at Intermodal Asia WAM (Wireless Asset Management LLC) will be exhibiting for the first time at Intermodal Asia 2014 to introduce the WAM technology...
March 26th, 2014 | Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Bibby Line sponsors flagship maritime event

Bibby Line sponsors flagship maritime event
Sir Michael Bibby Bibby Line Group has been announced as a Lead Sponsor for the forthcoming Maritime, Logistics and Energy (MLE) thematic within the International Festival for Business 2014 (IFB) in Liverpool. The sponsorship deal will see the Bibby Line Group name displayed prominently across all the...
March 24th, 2014 | Energy, Logistics | Read More

Kevin Keegan on the ball for London Gateway at seventh Multimodal 2014

Kevin Keegan on the ball for London Gateway at  seventh Multimodal 2014
Kevin Keegan One of England’s finest footballers who played, captained and managed his country will be joining DP World London Gateway this year as their guest at the seventh Multimodal freight and logistics exhibition in Birmingham from 29 April – 1 May. Kevin Keegan will be the special guest at...
March 24th, 2014 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Container shipping industry leaders at Intermodal Asia opening ceremony

Container shipping industry leaders at Intermodal Asia opening ceremony
Mai Bo Liang CEOs and VIPs from leading container and shipping companies will be in attendance for the official Opening Ceremony of the inaugural Intermodal Asia 2014, which takes place from 1-3 April at the Shanghai World Expo Center. The opening ceremony commences at 10am on Tuesday 1 April outside...
March 21st, 2014 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

UK freight forwarders welcome export boost in UK Budget

UK freight forwarders welcome export boost in UK Budget
Peter Quantrill Responding to yesterday’s UK Budget, Peter Quantrill, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) said: “In the budget, the Chancellor placed the emphasis on getting more businesses exporting. “Of late, BIFA members have been reasonably confident...
March 20th, 2014 | Associations, Logistics, Politics and Government | Read More

MOL Exhibits at Breakbulk CHINA 2014

MOL Exhibits at Breakbulk CHINA 2014
In front of the MOL Group booth March 20, 2014 – TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced that MOL had a booth for the first time at the project cargo, heavy lift & RO-RO logistics exhibition Breakbulk China 2014, which was held March 12-13 in Shanghai,...
March 20th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

WSS invests in Asia to support increased offshore oil & gas activity

WSS invests in Asia to support increased offshore oil & gas activity
Joe Peng Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) is expanding its network of supply points across Asia as it responds to an increasing level of offshore oil and gas exploration and production. The first new WSS supply point, at Songkhla, southern Thailand opened in January 2014 and other locations have been identified...
March 19th, 2014 | Energy, Logistics, Oil Industry | Read More

Kevin Keegan on the ball for London Gateway at Multimodal 2014

Kevin Keegan on the ball for London Gateway at Multimodal 2014
  Kevin Keegan 18 March 2014 – One of England’s finest footballers who played, captained and managed his country will be joining DP World London Gateway this year as their guest at the seventh Multimodal freight and logistics exhibition in Birmingham from 29 April – 1 May. Kevin Keegan will...
March 18th, 2014 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

CB optimizes personnel deployment with ORTEC Workforce Scheduling

CB optimizes personnel deployment with ORTEC Workforce Scheduling
At CB the numbers are big: 90, 000 items and 5, 000, 000 packages delivered a year. Having focused primarily on books and office supplies in the past, the company has recently expanded its service offering to cover fashion and healthcare goods. When scheduling their workforce, the key aspect for CB is...
March 18th, 2014 | HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

UK freight forwarders welcome HS2 stimulus

UK freight forwarders welcome HS2 stimulus
Peter Quantrill The British International Freight Association (BIFA) welcomes HS2 Chairman Sir David Higgins’ report HS2 Plus, if it helps to increase confidence in the financing, feasibility and benefits of the massive infrastructure project. BIFA Director General Peter Quantrill says: “Companies...
March 18th, 2014 | Associations, Logistics, Rail | Read More

Come to the River Dating on 19 & 20 November 2014 in Luxembourg !

Come to the River Dating  on 19 & 20 November 2014 in Luxembourg !
VNF and Barge to Business are inviting you to the 7th edition of the River Dating, the only european event 100%  dedicated to river transport and waterway logistics. Why such an event ? A competitive transport mode, inland waterway traffic was built and developed thanks to a european collaboration...
March 17th, 2014 | Environment, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Amarcon to supply OCTOPUS-Onboard for Wagenborg’s ‘Walk to work vessel’

Amarcon to supply OCTOPUS-Onboard  for Wagenborg’s ‘Walk to work vessel’
OCTOPUS-Onboard will help to increase workability and safety for offshore operations. Zurich, Switzerland, March 12, 2014 – Amarcon, part of the ABB group, has received an OCTOPUS-Onboard order from the Dutch company Wagenborg for its pioneering new-build ‘Walk to work vessel’. This new type of...
March 12th, 2014 | Health and Safety, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Sea and inland ports congratulate the new TEN-T coordinators on their appointment

Sea and inland ports congratulate the new TEN-T coordinators on their appointment
The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) and the European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) congratulate the new TEN-T coordinators on their appointment to this challenging position. The two associations look forward to a close and fruitful dialogue between ports and the coordinators and hope that...
March 12th, 2014 | Canals, European Union, HR, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Ruscon launches intermodal flexitank service to Kazakhstan

Ruscon launches intermodal flexitank service to Kazakhstan
Gulvira Duanakulova Ruscon, one of Russia’s leading intermodal transport operators, has launched  Russia’s first regular intermodal service to carry flexitank containers to Kazakhstan. In the first quarter 2014, 40 containers arrived from Italy at the port of Novorossiysk  on the Black Sea, but...
March 12th, 2014 | Container shipping, Logistics, Oil Industry, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Mersey Maritime members give vote of confidence in IFB2014

Mersey Maritime members give vote of confidence in IFB2014
Mersey Maritime members have given a resounding ‘thumbs-up’ to the forthcoming Maritime, Logistics and Energy (MLE) event which will take place in Liverpool this summer as part of the International Festival for Business 2014. Mersey Maritime Group, which represents over 200 maritime and maritime-related...
March 11th, 2014 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Logistics | Read More

DSV Group offers expert supply chain advice to new and expanding businesses

DSV Group offers expert supply chain advice to new and expanding businesses
When items as seemingly innocuous as perfumes, dyes or plastics can be classified as ‘hazardous’, it is no wonder that businesses can easily fall foul of the regulations when exporting or importing goods.     The many rules relating to packaging, labeling and stowing can vary according to a wide...
March 11th, 2014 | Logistics | Read More

‘Special Containers’ forum at Intermodal Asia 2014

‘Special Containers’ forum at Intermodal Asia 2014
Michael Callus A ‘special containers’ forum, chaired by Executive Manager of the Container Owners Association (COA), Michael Callus, will take place at Intermodal Asia 2014. The forum will include conference sessions about paint and coatings, tank containers and reefers. Intermodal Asia will be held...
March 7th, 2014 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Exhibitions, Logistics | Read More

DP World London Gateway proves reliability during bad weather

DP World London Gateway proves reliability during bad weather
MSC Vancouver DP World London Gateway takes ships unable to call at other UK ports 6th March 2014, London: DP World London Gateway is aiding supply chain reliability as it takes ad hoc vessel calls while other UK ports face closures and congestion during bad weather. Ten vessels have made diversionary...
March 6th, 2014 | Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Water, water everywhere – especially at sea!

Water, water everywhere – especially at sea!
A pallet of water in Hutton’s warehouse. Each pallet contains 1, 008 litres of water Water is very much on everyone’s minds at present – whether you are suffering the effects of recent floods, snowstorms or droughts.  Surprisingly this increased interest is also being reflected in rising sales...
March 3rd, 2014 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

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