Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

GAC appointed official logistics provider for Gulf 12 hour race

Brings expertise to high-octane event in Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, December 10th, 2012: For the second consecutive year, global logistics and shipping company GAC has been appointed the official logistics partner for the Gulf 12 hour race. The intense two-part endurance motor race will see a range of international...
December 10th, 2012 | Logistics, Sports | Read More

Wärtsilä’s integrated gas propulsion system chosen for new offshore support vessel

Wärtsilä’s integrated gas propulsion system chosen for new offshore support vessel
Wärtsilä Corporation,   December 2012 at 10.30 am EET       Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, has been awarded another contract to supply a complete liquefied natural gas (LNG) package, including the propulsion, auxiliaries and controls, for a new...
December 7th, 2012 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oil Industry, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

HSH Nordbank refinances for AAE large fleet of railway carriages

HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank is providing AAE Ahaus Alstätter Eisenbahn AG, a long standing client, with a major part of a refinancing. With these funds the Swiss company operates a fleet of 4, 830 freight carriages, which serve as the principal collateral for the financiers. In total, the transaction...
December 4th, 2012 | Finance, Logistics | Read More

Energy Solutions Provides Shipping and Logistics Insight for New Offshore Wind Report

Energy Solutions Provides Shipping and Logistics Insight for New Offshore Wind Report
Thomas Poulsen receiving his diploma from the President of CBS. Copenhagen, London, November 29, 2012: Renewable Energy Solutions is pleased to have provided technical expertise and support for the ’Shipping and Logistics’ chapter included in the most recent offshore wind report published by Navigant’s...
November 30th, 2012 | Energy, Logistics, News | Read More

Barfoots of Botley Tastes the Benefit of Outsourced EDI with Wesupply

COVENTRY, 27 November 2012: Barfoots of Botley, Europe’s largest processor and packer of fresh sweetcorn products, has switched to OneTime™, Wesupply’s fully managed Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) service, to improve the speed, ease and cost effectiveness of trading electronically with its major...
November 27th, 2012 | Logistics | Read More

WRIST SHIP SUPPLY strengthens global key account programme

World’s largest ship supplier continues to expand customer management network Wrist Ship Supply has appointed another dedicated global key account manager, based in Norway, as it continues to develop its operational network for customers. The complex procurement processes involved in providing...
November 15th, 2012 | Logistics, Stores and Provisions | Read More

PD Ports visits Asia to highlight changing face of UK logistics and promote inward investment

PD Ports visits Asia to highlight changing face of UK logistics and promote inward investment
  David Robinson, PD Ports CEO 15 November 2012   – PD Ports CEO, David Robinson and Business Development Director, Geoff Lippitt, have flown out to Asia to meet with customers and partners to highlight the changing face of UK logistics and the impact this will have on trade with Asia.  The...
November 15th, 2012 | Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GAC and Griffin unite to provide ‘door-to-deck’ crew transportation service

GAC and Griffin unite to provide ‘door-to-deck’ crew transportation service
GAC Group President Lars Säfverström (left) and Griffin’s Executive Chairman Simon Morse officially launch G2 Crew Services Ltd. to provide fully integrated door-to-deck transportation services for joining crew Dubai – 7 November, 2012 – Global shipping, logistics and marine services...
November 7th, 2012 | HR, Logistics, News, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC extends partnership with NBA Houston Rockets

GAC extends partnership with NBA Houston Rockets
State-of-the-art video scoreboard due to be installed at the Toyota Centre, home to the Houston Rockets, will be branded with sponsor GAC’s logo. Fans get chance to win prizes as GAC renews sponsorship  HOUSTON – November 6, 2012 – GAC, the world’s leading provider of integrated solutions...
November 6th, 2012 | Logistics, News, Sports | Read More

Dachser selects Linescape’s Sailing Schedules

Global logistics provider integrates data feeds from the world’s leading schedule information provider       Burlingame, CA – November 5, 2012 – Linescape, the leading provider of global sailing schedule, vessel and carrier data for containerships, and Dachser GmbH & Co. KG, of Kempten,...
November 5th, 2012 | Logistics | Read More

Cory Logistics opens new offices in heart of UK

Cory Logistics has expanded with a new office in Birmingham to boost its capabilities through this central location in the heart of the UK. The new office at the Waterside Centre in Solihull Parkways, complements the company’s other locations in Cardiff, Edinburgh, Manchester, Southampton and Tilbury....
October 16th, 2012 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

WRIST Ship Supply Expands Asia operation

Lito Navales, Key Account Manager for the Philippines, Wrist Ship Supply Key Account Manager appointed for Philippines as Asia demand for efficient ship supply services increases The drive to safeguard efficiency in a challenging market combined with a marked increase in ship owner procurement sites...
October 15th, 2012 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Greek Shipping: Need for proper deals in all fronts

Greek Shipping: Need for proper deals in all fronts
John Faraclas The Ports sector and care for the Greek Coastal Shipping; Ocean Going shipping, the scrap… err demolition market et all… The Faraclas Friday interview on 12 October to Panos Thomakos live on SBC TV focused on the Scrap Market, the Freight Markets Shipping the listed and non-listed...
October 15th, 2012 | Logistics, News, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stock Markets | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services appoints Chief Commercial Officer

Nigel Pusey Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has announced the appointment of Nigel Pusey as Chief Commercial Officer. Nigel will be reporting directly to Claus Hyldager, Chief Executive Officer and will be a member of ISS’ executive management team....
October 10th, 2012 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services in strategic partnership with Palumbo S.P.A.

Jan-Hein Dissel and Andrea Palumbo (right) mark the new strategic partnership agreement Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, is teaming up in a new strategic partnership with offshore logistics and freight forwarding specialist Palumbo S.P.A. to form ISS...
October 8th, 2012 | Logistics, Ship Agencies, Trade and Commerce | Read More

CORY plans for the coldest journey

CORY plans for the coldest journey
The “S.A.Agulhas” Logistics expert Cory Brothers will be ensuring the start of Sir Ranulph Fiennes’ trans-Antarctic expedition gets underway without hitch by lending its agency and logistic services while the research ship, SA Aghulas is berthed on the Thames. The expedition, named The...
October 8th, 2012 | Logistics, News, Ship Agencies | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services appoints Senior VP for Global Operational Excellence

Malcolm Tulip Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider,   has announced the appointment of Malcolm Tulip as Senior Vice President for Global Operational Excellence.   The new position will involve Malcolm leading cross-company strategic initiatives, cultural...
October 4th, 2012 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

Freight and logistics workers step up action in South Africa

Photo: Darrel Brandon Freight and logistics workers in South Africa have last announced plans to consolidate industrial action after employers refused to meet their pay demands. The workers, represented by the ITF-affiliated South African Transport and Allied Workers’ Union (Satawu) failed to win...
September 30th, 2012 | ITF, Logistics | Read More

Rickmers-Linie transports three 475-tonne LPG storage tanks from Malaysia to Kuwait

Rickmers-Linie transports three 475-tonne LPG storage tanks from Malaysia to Kuwait
“Rickmers-Linie has recently transported three LPG storage tanks, each weighing 475 tonnes, from Kuantan in Malaysia to Shuaiba in Kuwait. The company’s 19, 100dwt Baltic Winter is seen here in Kuantan loading one of the tanks using her own gear. All three tanks were moved in a single voyage.” Rickmers-Linie’s...
September 27th, 2012 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Ocean Shipping | Read More

Portuguese ports hit by strike action as workers protest against austerity cuts

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, is warning of a series of strikes at all Portuguese ports during the remainder of September as workers protest against the government’s austerity measures. The strikes are expected to severely affect vessel movements...
September 23rd, 2012 | Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Smit Lamnalco secures major O&M Contract in Iraq

Smit Lamnalco secures major O&M Contract in Iraq
Smit Lamnalco SPM support will be critical to the drive to increase Iraq’s oil exports Smit Lamnalco has secured the turnkey contract to support Single Point Mooring operations for The Iraq Crude Oil Export Expansion Project (ICOEEP). The scheme, 20 km off the Al Fao Peninsula, looks to triple oil...
September 13th, 2012 | Energy, Logistics, News, Oil Industry, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Russia’s GCS seeks to expand its activities related to dry and liquid bulk transportation in ISO containers

Russia’s GCS seeks to expand its activities related to dry and liquid bulk transportation in ISO containers
Bulk liquid cargoes are pumped into flexi-tanks by GCS at an off-dock terminal, having arrived in Novorossiysk in rail tank cars. Flexi-tanks provide an excellent way of utilizing standard ISO containers that might otherwise be shipped out of Novorossiysk as empties. Novorossiysk’s Global Container...
September 1st, 2012 | Logistics, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services opens new office in North America

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has expanded its network in North America with the opening of a new office in Dutch Harbor, Alaska.  “The opening of this office will give ISS a much needed presence in this area of Alaska, ” said Tod Gannett, VP...
August 28th, 2012 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Lloyd’s Register appointed as the independent safety assessor for Qatar’s comprehensive new national railway programme

Metro and light-rail systems for Doha, high-speed passenger and freight railways across Qatar to be built before the 2022 World Cup    The Qatar Railways Company has appointed Lloyd’s Register Qatar LLC as the independent safety assessor (ISA) for the extensive programme of integrated railway systems...
August 19th, 2012 | Classification Societies, Logistics | Read More

Going underground

The Shard, the Emirates Air Line cable car and the Olympic Park: the focus on big builds in London in recent years has been above ground. Now, though, it’s time for another mega-project to take centre stage in the UK, and this one digs down. Called Crossrail, the £15.9bn railway linking Berkshire,...
August 14th, 2012 | Logistics | Read More