Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

Technology and Expertise: Raising standards for project logistics

Technology and Expertise: Raising standards for project logistics
24 July 13 – New standards of value and efficiency are being set by logistics providers who use technology to plan project movements – and Per Thornblom, Group Project Logistics Manager for the GAC Group, is embracing them with enthusiasm. In his speech at the PowerLogistics Asia 2013 conference...
July 24th, 2013 | Logistics | Read More

Greater Loading flexibility for Reederei Claus-Peter Offen with GL’s new RSCS Notation

Greater Loading flexibility for Reederei Claus-Peter Offen with GL’s new RSCS Notation
Sascha Wienberg (SEC), Igor Protsenko (Interschalt), Daniel Abt (GL Cargo Stowage & Securing Expert), Captain Dirk Trampe, Chief Mate Lisa Helmers, Werner Teichmann (Head of Reederei Offen’s Nautical Department), Klaus Müller (GL Surveyor) Hamburg/Germany,  24 July 2013 – Reederei...
July 24th, 2013 | Classification Societies, Container shipping, Logistics, Technical | Read More

Davies Turner delivers for UK retailers opening up overseas

Davies Turner delivers for UK retailers opening up overseas
With many UK retailers, not least in the fashion industry looking to export markets for expansion, a leading British logistics company says it has developed a complete support package which meets all their supply chain requirements. Davies Turner’s head of retail development, Dave O’Brien says that...
July 23rd, 2013 | Logistics, Markets | Read More

Ruscon launches dedicated train from Ust-Luga to carry Volkswagen CKD parts

Ruscon launches dedicated train from Ust-Luga to carry Volkswagen CKD parts
M/v Anina at Ust-Luga port discharging containers for Ruscon’s dedicated train service of VW parts Ruscon, one of Russia’s leading container transport operators, has launched a new block train from Ust-Luga port to Nizhniy Novgorod to supply the Volkswagen assembly plant located there. The dedicated...
July 12th, 2013 | Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | 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: * United States, Delaware River – Safety zones for fireworks shows * Trinidad & Tobago, all ports – Construction off Trinidad North Coast * Brazil, all ports – National stevedores’ strike *...
July 2nd, 2013 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

DSV Solutions to operate Eastern Europe Hub for Sealed Air

DSV Solutions to operate Eastern Europe Hub for Sealed Air
DSV Solutions in Slovakia was awarded a long term contract to operate Sealed Air warehousing and distribution operations from their facility in Senec, near Bratislava. To facilitate the entire operation, DSV Solutions extended the current Hazardous Goods warehouse with an additional 10, 000 m2 of new...
July 1st, 2013 | Logistics, News | Read More

DSV acquires Colombian company

DSV acquires Colombian company
We have acquired our exclusive agent in Colombia, Airmar Cargo S.A., strengthening our foothold in South America. Airmar Cargo S.A. is the leader in the sea freight forwarding export market from Colombia to the Central American and Caribbean countries. The company was founded in 1997 in Bogotá and...
June 25th, 2013 | Logistics | Read More

GAC USA awarded Customs Broker’s License

GAC USA awarded Customs Broker’s License
HOUSTON – GAC, the global provider of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services, continues to strengthen its presence and services in the U.S. by obtaining a Customs Broker’s License with a National Permit 13-047. This follows the Group’s recent C-TPAT certification, granted only...
June 25th, 2013 | Awards, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Story of the Week | Read More

DP World London Gateway Rides the Wave on the Gold Coast

DP World London Gateway Rides the Wave on the Gold Coast
Peter Ward at W Hotel in Hoboken, New JerseyDP World’s London Gateway Hoboken, New Jersey: DP World’s London Gateway, the UK’s new deep-sea port and Europe’s largest logistics park opening Q4 this year, was well received at a reception last night at the luxury W Hotel in Hoboken, New Jersey....
June 20th, 2013 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Jesper Hansen appointed DSV Road Limited managing director

Jesper Hansen appointed DSV Road Limited managing director
  Jesper Hansen DSV Road Limited, the third largest logistics provider in Europe, has appointed Jesper Hansen as its UK Managing Director from 17June 2013. Jesper Hansen (38) has been with DSV Road in Sweden since 1997 where he joined as Traffic Manager Benelux/France, going on to become Business Area...
June 18th, 2013 | Logistics | Read More

Davies Turner boosts opportunities for youngsters with fourth wave of apprentices

Davies Turner boosts opportunities for youngsters with fourth wave of  apprentices
New group will follow in the successful footsteps of first three intakes Davies Turner is again seeking applicants for its National Apprenticeship programme following the success of the first three years and the high retention rate amongst the previous candidates. The programme has been running since...
June 14th, 2013 | HR, Logistics | Read More

DSV Launches New UK Website

DSV Launches New UK Website
DSV has launched a new version of its UK website www.uk.dsv.com which rolls out of its recently redesigned global site. Its aim is to create a modern digital platform to handle transport and logistics in the future. The new look site has a more simplistic approach, taking the client straight to its key...
June 12th, 2013 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

GAC launches Android version of Mobile Directory Application

GAC launches Android version of Mobile Directory Application
Dubai,  12 June 2013 – Android users can now download a free app giving them instant access to GAC contact details around the world with the launch of the Android version of its popular mobile directory application. The free GAC Mobile Directory Application gives Android users instant access to...
June 12th, 2013 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

DP World London Gateway Are Coming To America

DP World London Gateway Are Coming To America
DP World London Gateway, the UK’s new deep-sea port and Europe’s largest logistics park, are to hold a trio of exclusive presentation events in the U.S.A in mid-June to promote its super-port, which opens in the Fall of this year. Designed and built to reduce supply chain costs, the London Gateway...
June 11th, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

DSV Road gets a lift in exclusive new deal with Stannah

DSV Road gets a lift in exclusive new deal with Stannah
DSV Road, the third largest road haulier in Europe, has won a new long-term distribution contract with Stannah Stairlifts. Chris Ward, Distribution Manager at Stannah Stairlifts, says: “We were delighted to announce DSV as the exclusive partner for our road business. After working together for almost...
June 11th, 2013 | Logistics | Read More

TT Talk – ‘That weighs eight tonnes, it will never move!’

TT Talk – ‘That weighs eight tonnes, it will never move!’
Date: 10/06/2013 Source: TT Talk 175 – International research has demonstrated that there is little awareness of the international guidelines for packing cargo. The TT Club’s claims statistics demonstrate that there is poor awareness of what good practice is in relation to packing cargo. As...
June 10th, 2013 | Logistics, Regulatory | Read More

Orbita zooms into quay crane OCR market

Orbita zooms into quay crane OCR market
New CraneOCR system uses advanced technology to automatically identify freight containers while in motion during vessel loading and unloading operations 10.06.2013, Valencia, SPAIN – Process control and artificial vision technology specialist Orbita Ingenieria has launched a new optical character recognition...
June 10th, 2013 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The Reefer Summer Party

The Reefer Summer Party
Now then, what a great event at one of the world’s most prominent and historic Maritime venues!  No marquees , no parasols just the historic ship on the dry-dock! Over fifteen* international companies from all fronts and sectors of the reefer fraternity – those who keep us …cool and happy 365/6...
June 7th, 2013 | Events, Logistics | Read More

Port equipment and technology providers line up the launches at TOC Europe 2013

Port equipment and technology providers line up the launches at TOC Europe 2013
A host of new products and services are due to be unveiled at the world’s largest and longest-running exhibition for port handling equipment and technology London, 06.06.2013 – The quest for greater productivity in maritime ports and terminals is on as ever-larger vessels enter global and regional...
June 6th, 2013 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GAC pushes further into the Arctic with Polar Logistics Group

GAC pushes further into the Arctic with Polar Logistics Group
23 May 2013 – Bergen, Norway – GAC Norway AS and Polar Logistics Group ApS (POLOG) have formed a strategic partnership to further strengthen GAC’s network within the Arctic Circle.  The move is the latest stage in the company’s Arctic strategy to better serve the region by...
May 23rd, 2013 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Jamaica’s Logistics Hub plans: “Failure is not an option”

Jamaica’s Logistics Hub plans: “Failure is not an option”
When it comes to its long-ranging and dynamic plans to develop as an international logistics centre, failure is not an option for Jamaica, according to the country’s Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce. Addressing the Jamaica Parliament as his contribution to the 2013/2014 Sectoral Debate...
May 21st, 2013 | Logistics | Read More

Cargotec wins EUR 22 million order for 900-tonne MacGregor AHC subsea crane from South Korea

Cargotec wins EUR 22 million order for 900-tonne MacGregor AHC subsea crane from South Korea
Cargotec’s MacGregor has received EUR 22 million order to deliver a 900-tonne active heave-compensated (AHC) MacGregor subsea crane to the South Korean shipyard, Hyundai Heavy Industries Co Ltd. The crane will be installed on a 150m multi-purpose offshore construction vessel (MOCV) ordered by Sealion...
May 18th, 2013 | Logistics, Marine Equipment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Investors keen to back Jamaica’s “platinium opportunity”

Investors keen to back Jamaica’s “platinium opportunity”
International investors are expressing serious interest in Jamaica’s plans to develop as a world-class logistics hub with potentially millions of dollars being lined up to back the Government’s proposals. Jamaica Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, the Hon Anthony Hylton, said: “With...
May 17th, 2013 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

U-FREIGHT on the move in Rotterdam

U-FREIGHT on the move in Rotterdam
U-Ocean, the oceanfreight forwarding brand of leading global freight and logistics provider the U-Freight Group (UFL), is on the move in The Netherlands, with U-Ocean Rotterdam relocating to a new office/warehouse facility. The new station is based at: Dotterbloemstraat 25; 3053 JV Rotterdam; The Netherlands....
May 14th, 2013 | Logistics | Read More

Greencarrier Freight Services acquires Trana Spedition

Greencarrier Freight Services acquires Trana Spedition
Greencarrier Freight Services Sweden will today acquire all shares in Trana Spedition. Based just outside Borås, Sweden, Trana’s road transport solutions to and from Finland makes it a great addition to the Greencarrier organization. “Trana Spedition is an outstanding and well-managed company, ”...
May 2nd, 2013 | Logistics | Read More