Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

foodcareplus™ andNova Fresh Logistics announce all-in-one international logistics service for seafood industry

Brussels, Belgium – May 02, 2012 –foodcareplus™ and Nova Fresh Logistics announced an all-in-one logistics service for the seafood industry today at the European Seafood Exposition in Brussels, Belgium. Combining their expertise in the shipping, handling and distribution of perishable goods, the...
May 2nd, 2012 | Logistics | Read More

TOC Container Supply Chain Asia 2012

TOC Container Supply Chain  Asia 2012
l to r: Greg Knowler, Editor & Publisher, Cargonews Asia, Tim Wickmann, CEO, MCC Transport, Lars Jensen, CEO & Partner, SeaIntel, Frank Hercksen, Global Head of Ocean Freight, Executive Vice President, Panalpina, Juan Manuel Gonzalez, Managing Director, Asia Region, Hapag-Lloyd Asia box shippers...
April 30th, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GCS expands its fleet of container flat-cars

A Ruscon block train is unloaded at the GCS-owned MANP terminal in Moscow The Global Container Service Group (GCS) has recently taken delivery of the first batch of what will be a total of 224 rail flat-cars, each 80ft long, which have been built by Transmash in Engels, a city in the Saratov region of...
April 27th, 2012 | Logistics | Read More

MOL Establishes Its Subsidiary MOL (Peru) S.A.C.

TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced that the company established a subsidiary, MOL (Peru) S.A.C., in Peru. The country was chosen because it shows more stable growth than other South American nations. With the new subsidiary, MOL will consolidate its business...
April 25th, 2012 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics | Read More

iCargo Launches EU-Funded Cargo and Logistics Framework Programme

23-Apr-2012  – iCargo, the pan-European cargo and logistics project part funded by the EU, has formally launched its three and a half year framework programme. The project, formally titled “Intelligent Cargo in Efficient and Sustainable Global Logistics Operations” includes research,...
April 23rd, 2012 | Logistics | Read More

Mundo International Logistics appointed FESCO agent

London, 20 April – Mundo International Logistics UK has been appointed as FESCO North West Europe’s UK agent, meaning it can now offer an expandedrange of container services across Russia and CIS. Through FESCO North West Europe, Mundo International Logistics UK is able to provide a range of...
April 20th, 2012 | Logistics | Read More

OW Bunker launches global marine lubricants division

OW Bunker launches global marine lubricants division
Stathis Grafakos OW Bunker, one of the world’s leading suppliers and traders of marine fuel, today announced the launching of a new global Marine Lubricants Division. The company has started cooperation with leading brands in Marine Lubricants to provide a full range of lubricant grades to customers,...
April 17th, 2012 | Bunkering, Logistics, News | Read More

GAC renews long-standing sponsorship deal with racing driver Alex Brundle

Young star to compete in Le Mans 24 hour race with racing legend father 29 March 2012 – GAC has renewed its sponsorship of rising motor racing star Alex Brundle, the 21-year-old son of Formula One™  legend Martin Brundle, for a fifth consecutive year. Alex was a schoolboy competing in junior single-seater...
March 29th, 2012 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

EXMAR gets go ahead from PRE for world’s First Floating LNG Production Unit

EXMAR gets go ahead from PRE for world’s First Floating LNG Production Unit
Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (“PRE”) (TSX: PRE; BVC: PREC; BOVESPA: PREB) acting through its wholly owned subsidiary Pacific Stratus Energy Colombia Corp. (“PSE”), announced today the signing of a natural gas/ LNG Liquefaction, Regasification, Storage and Loading Services Agreement with Belgium...
March 28th, 2012 | Energy, Logistics, News | Read More

Buffers USA Inc appointed as distributor for MacGregor and Allset ship Lashings in North America from 1 April 2012

Cargotec has appointed Buffers USA Inc as distributor for its MacGregor and Allset brands of lashing equipment for the US East and Gulf coasts, Canada and Mexico from 1 April 2012. Established  in 1989 to develop Intermodal hardware for the North American market, Buffers USA  teamed up with Allset...
March 26th, 2012 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Greencarrier Freight Services reaches new markets with the acquisition of Transpoint International in Poland

Greencarrier Freight Services reaches new markets with the acquisition of Transpoint International in Poland
Greencarrier Freight Services has acquired a majority shareholding in the leading logistics service provider in Poland, Transpoint International. The shares have been purchased from the Managing Director of Transpoint in Poland, Mr Arkadiusz Prejna, who will retain the remaining shares. With this acquisition...
March 21st, 2012 | Logistics, News | Read More

Greencarrier Freight Services to cooperate with Turkey’s leading logistics company, Ekol Logistics

“Ekol operates approximately 2, 000 mega trailers and also provides intermodal services." According to Peter Nevhagen, the CEO of Greencarrier Freight Services International, Ekol Logistics will become a strong partner with great potential for new transport solutions: “With its integrated logistics...
March 15th, 2012 | Logistics | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services establishes its own presence in Malta

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and cargo services provider, has now established a new office in Malta. The opening of the ISS Malta office, with newly recruited management, follows the ending of a sub agency agreement with the local firm of Thomas Smith. Covering all...
March 5th, 2012 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services adapts to shifting industry dynamics

In a sector that sees many players struggling to maintain earnings, ISS lays out its new vision and explains deep changes in the way it  is organised and does business Captain Claus Hyldager, Chief Executive of Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the global strategic maritime and cargo services provider,...
March 1st, 2012 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Rickmers-Linie expands its China coverage

Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg based operator of heavy lift and project liner services,   is expanding its market coverage in China and is enhancing its sales and marketing activities into central China and in Southern China. According to Wolfgang Harms, Rickmers-Linie’s Chief Representative Greater...
February 29th, 2012 | Logistics | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services opens new office in Timor-Leste

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has opened an office in Timor-Leste. The new venture will enable ISS to provide a wide range of services and work alongside the Timorese Government and NGOs to make vital logistical improvements within the emerging state. Services...
February 28th, 2012 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

PD Ports completes first phase of investment programme

PD Ports completes first phase of investment programme
First phase of Teesport expansion is now complete PD Ports has taken the next step in its programme to almost double its container handling capacity at Teesport, with the completion of the ground works in January. The works, which began in January 2011, involved the complete reconstruction of more...
February 22nd, 2012 | Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services launches operations in Saudi Arabia

Inchcape Shipping Services launches operations in Saudi Arabia
Joint venture with Al Bakri Group set to create leading maritime and cargo services business in the region Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, today announced the launch of new operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  The move provides ISS with a significant...
February 22nd, 2012 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Agencies, Trade and Commerce | Read More

EU Support Available For Mature Projects on Port and Hinterland Infrastructure

On 31 January, the TEN-T Executive Agency (TEN-T EA) organised a TEN-T info day in Brussels to provide guidance to stakeholders wishing to apply for support from the TEN-T programme under the 2011 TEN-T Annual Call.  The call for proposals was launched early January by the European Commission following...
February 3rd, 2012 | Environment, European Union, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GAC Transfer Services expands to meet rising demand in Indian Subcontinent

Lars bergstrom Sri Lanka, 2 February 2012 – GAC’s in-house ship-to-ship transfer expert GAC Transfer Services (GTS) has responded to growing demand for LPG imports and exports of clean products in the Indian Subcontinent with the establishment of a new fully-equipped base in Sri Lanka. Ship-to-ship...
February 2nd, 2012 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Björk.Eklund Group changes its name to Greencarrier AB

  Following the renaming of the Björk.Eklund Group to Greencarrier AB, its founders Stefan Björk (left) and Björn Eklund (right), will continue to hold the positions of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer respectively The Björk.Eklund Group is changing its name to Greencarrier AB with effect...
February 1st, 2012 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

RichLand-LSP strengthens chemical logistics business unit with appointment of Graham Wall as Managing Director

Graham Wall Singapore-based logistics solutions provider looks to expand in South-East Asia region under new leadership SINGAPORE, 30th January 2012 – Leading chemical logistics solutions provider RichLand-LSP has appointed Graham Wall as Managing Director as it looks to expand its bulk liquid...
January 30th, 2012 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

LR design helps client secure award for Biomass freight services

From Lloyd’s Register: Innovative innovative retro-fit design leads to Rail Business Award. Last year’s top prize for Freight and Logistics Achievement at the National Rail Awards was won by GB Railfreight (GBRf) for their innovative retro-fitting of a fleet of hopper wagons, developed with...
January 26th, 2012 | Logistics | Read More

GAC opens new office in the Republic of the Congo

GAC has opened a new office in Pointe Noire, Republic of the Congo. GAC Shipping and Logistics Congo Sarl will provide ship agency, husbandry and freight forwarding services for customers operating in the Congo, as well as providing additional support for GAC’s customers in Angola. The new office...
January 10th, 2012 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Navios Sagittarius: behind the scenes at a major salvage operation with Tsavliris*

Navios Sagittarius: behind the scenes at a major salvage operation with Tsavliris*
Navios Sagittarius: behind the scenes at a major salvage operation with Tsavliris* – A world’s first in underwater repair: the insertion of a complete, prefabricated replacement hull section in a badly damaged ship at anchor. On Friday 22nd July, 2011 the Tsavliris Salvage Group urgently dispatched...
January 4th, 2012 | Logistics, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shiprepair, Underwater Shipping | Read More