Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

ISS appointed super agent as super cranes arrive in Britain

The Zhen Hua 26 arriving into London Gateway with the first giant cranes. Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, was called on to act as agent for the arrival of the first giant cranes at the UK’s new global container port, DP World’s London Gateway.   As...
March 5th, 2013 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

World Bank offers to aid Jamaica’s logistics hub plans

World Bank offers to aid Jamaica’s logistics hub plans
Birdview Kingston Port Jamaica’s plans to become one of the world’s top four logistics centres has received a major boost after the World Bank committed to providing technical and other assistance for specific aspects of the proposed Global Logistics Hub initiative.  The World Bank Group, through...
March 5th, 2013 | Finance, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

BIFA’s Windsor weighs in on Multimodal 2013 panel

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) – www.bifa.org – is  pleased that Robert Windsor, Manager Trade Services, BIFA is presenting the  Association’s perspective on the proposed new regulations and the implications  of the container weighing proposals on shippers and the container...
March 4th, 2013 | Associations, Logistics, Regulatory | Read More

Trillion dollars spending splash on infrastructure in India can yield rich opportunity for foreign businesses, Institute of Export audience hears

Trillion dollars spending splash on infrastructure in India can yield rich opportunity for foreign businesses, Institute of Export audience hears
Toufak Ahangari (left) with Shalini Agarwal Trillion dollars spending splash on infrastructure in India can yield rich opportunity for foreign businesses, Institute of Export audience hears, By James Brewer Ambitious plans by India for $1trn of infrastructure development between now and 2017 promise...
March 4th, 2013 | Events, Logistics, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Deutsche WindGuard Offshore Helicopter Underwater Escape Training Certified by GL RC

Deutsche WindGuard Offshore Helicopter Underwater Escape Training Certified by GL RC
Exiting the helicopter underwater escape trainer. Photocredit: Deutsche WindGuard Hamburg, 4 March 2013 – GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) has certified Deutsche WindGuard Offshore GmbH’s Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) courses. Helicopter transport is an important way for...
March 4th, 2013 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, Logistics, News, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Port Restrictions and high barge charges are causing ship supply costs to spiral warns Hutton’s

Port Restrictions and high barge charges are causing ship supply costs to spiral warns Hutton’s
Alex Taylor Hutton’s MD Port delivery restrictions to ships are forcing ship suppliers to use barges for the supply of ship stores – resulting in hundreds of pounds of increased logistic costs, warns the UK’s leading ships chandler Hutton’s. Restrictions are enforced for a number of reasons,...
February 26th, 2013 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Safety and Security | Read More

World Shipping: Divefall? – Greek Shipping and Politics: Still in a mess!

World Shipping: Divefall? – Greek Shipping and Politics: Still in a mess!
John Faraclas World Shipping: Divefall? – Greek Shipping and Politics: Still in a mess! The following are the main points from the latest John Faraclas live interview to Panos Thomakos on SBC TV last Friday the 22nd of February 2013: 1. On the Markets, Faraclas, following Moundreas’ weekly video...
February 25th, 2013 | Banking, Coastal Shipping, European Union, Finance, Holidays, Logistics, Marinas, News, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

IBIA’s nineteenth annual dinner

IBIA’s nineteenth annual dinner
Over 1, 000 members and guests of the International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) attended IBIA’s19th annual dinner last Monday at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Park Lane.   Two drinks receptions, before and after, where the impetus for intense networking – that much needed business...
February 24th, 2013 | Associations, Bunkering, Charity, Events, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Pollution, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

GAC named Outstanding Logistics Service Provider

GAC named Outstanding Logistics Service Provider
The team at GAC India with the award presented by Navin Fluorine GAC named “Outstanding Logistics Service Provider” by key customer India, 20 February 2013 – GAC India has been presented with the “Outstanding Logistics Service Provider” award by key customer, Navin Fluorine International...
February 20th, 2013 | Awards, Events, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Ministerial Visit to North East Logistics Hubs

Ministerial Visit to North East  Logistics Hubs
  Dave Robinson PD Ports left and the Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin right The Secretary of State  for Transport of the United Kingdom, the Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin, has visited two major businesses  in the North East to learn more about the region’s port and logistics  capabilities. The senior...
February 19th, 2013 | Logistics, News, People and Places, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ISS warns of impact on crew logistics services following major strike by Iberia airlines

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, is warning of a likely impact on crew logistics services in all Spanish ports after the main unions for Iberia airlines called a five day national strike in Spain from 18th February to 22nd February. It is anticipated...
February 19th, 2013 | Aviation, Labour Disputes, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies, Strikes | Read More

World Bank endorses Jamaica aims for logistics hub

World Bank endorses Jamaica aims for logistics hub
Anthony Hylton The World Bank Group has endorsed Jamaica’s aim to become the logistics hub for the Caribbean, Latin America and US Gulf & East coastal area by pledging to help find funding for the pioneering project. Speaking in Kingston recently, Giorgio Valentini, World Bank Group representative...
February 13th, 2013 | Finance, Flags, Logistics, News, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

TT Club Sees Innovation Proliferate in the Logistics Sector

11 February 2013  – Leading insurance specialist in the global freight industry, TT Club reports that innovation in the logistics sector is on the rise.  The insurer, which provides cargo, property and liability cover to freight forwarders and logistics companies, observes that the adoption of...
February 11th, 2013 | Logistics, P and I Clubs | Read More

Greek Shipping: get your act together! All sectors and stakeholders must come to their senses; politicians and unions first!

Greek Shipping: get your act together! All sectors and stakeholders must come to their senses; politicians and unions first!
John N. Faraclas The following are the main points from the latest John Faraclas live interview to Panos Thomakos on SBC TV last Friday the 8th  of February 2013: 1. On the Markets, Faraclas and following Moundreas’ weekly video on the state of the market- chartering, S & P, as well as the shipbuilding...
February 11th, 2013 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Coastal Shipping, Disputes, Energy, Labour Disputes, Logistics, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Ocean Shipping, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Short Sea Shipping, Stock Markets, Strikes | Read More

Maghioros Kaminis

Two prominent figures in the Greek Shipping have teamed up! Two old time friends Sotiris Kaminis of KAMINCO and George Maghioros of SHIPCARE MARINE CONSULTANTS have formed a new strategic partnership in an effort to pursue jointly new opportunities for their companies for the benefit of their customers....
February 8th, 2013 | Energy, Environment, LNG, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Cool Logistics and The Loadstar launch online information hub for the perishable supply chain

The Coolstar website to carry breaking news, analysis, comment and research for perishable supply chain, logistics and transport professionals London, 07.02.2013 – A new online information resource providing news, analysis and research for the perishable supply chain, logistics and transport industries...
February 7th, 2013 | Logistics | Read More

ISS Palumbo opens new UK offices as first step in global expansion

John Walker ISS Palumbo has opened new offices in the UK marking the first step in its global expansion plans following its formation as a strategic partnership between Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) and offshore project logistics and freight forwarding specialists, Palumbo S.P.A. Based in London,...
February 5th, 2013 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

U-Freight delivers the fine art of shipping

A view of the building February 5, 2013- U-Freight Singapore has recently set up a new division, ArtSafe to promote its logistics hub as a fine arts storage facility; as well as an exhibit space for the showcasing of artwork by local artists. A large area of the company’s modern logistics centre...
February 5th, 2013 | Art and auctions, Logistics | Read More

GAC USA expansion continues with ground breaking of new Houston warehouse

Construction to start on LEED registered building in Central Green Business Park  HOUSTON – February 4, 2013 – GAC, the world’s leading provider of integrated services to the shipping, logistics and marine industry, has announced the official start of construction of its new office...
February 4th, 2013 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Davis Turner builds greener supply chain with Turkey

45 years after identifying the potential of the Turkish market, Davies Turner is set to further expand its multimodal presence in the trade between the UK and Turkey, developing more environmentally friendly supply chain solutions between the two countries. Davies Turner is offering a re-engineered supply...
February 4th, 2013 | Logistics | Read More

Jamaica Logistics: Leverage speed and connectivity

Jamaica Logistics: Leverage speed and connectivity
Birdview Kingston Port The Government of Jamaica has unveiled ambitious plans that will create the Caribbean island into a Global Logistics Hub for the Americas and position it as a regional trading rival to Singapore. High level discussions have already started with a number of overseas investors to...
January 31st, 2013 | Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Underwriters see opportunities in underground boom

As new UK high speed rail routes are unveiled, we look at opportunities for insurers underground. In 1863 the world’s first underground railway, the Metropolitan Railway, opened in London. 150 years on underground railways are proving as popular as ever.   There are now almost 190 metro systems...
January 31st, 2013 | Insurance and Reinsurance, Logistics, Rail | Read More

Excellence should be the name of the game for Greece’s Shipping Industry and beyond!

Excellence should be the name of the game for Greece’s Shipping Industry and beyond!
John N. Faraclas The following are the main points from the latest John Faraclas live interview to Panos Thomakos on SBC TV last Friday the 25th of January 2013: 1.Following another Moundreas’ vido on the markets and trade situation,  Faraclas reiterated his view on the low market which as yet is...
January 29th, 2013 | Logistics, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

IARO welcomes the UK Government’s announcement on High Speed Two

The International Air Rail Organisation (IARO) has welcomed the UK Government’s announcement that the preferred route of phase 2 of the proposed High Speed Two rail line will serve Manchester Airport.  However, IARO is disappointed that the link to London Heathrow  Airport is to be put on hold,...
January 29th, 2013 | Logistics, Rail | Read More

TNL GAC Pindar bespoke solutions deliver outsized motorboat to New Zealand

The MT Stamas – pic courtesy GAC TNL GAC Pindar Ltd, a joint venture between specialist marine leisure logistics services provider GAC Pindar and global freight forwarder TNL International, has delivered a 7.6 MT Stamas 363 motorboat from Georgia, USA, to Auckland, New Zealand. The privately owned...
January 24th, 2013 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More