Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

CORY provides solution for weighty transport problem

CORY provides solution for weighty transport problem
Loading arm transportation International logistics expert Cory Logistics solved a weighty problem when it transported four 36 tonne, 20m long loading arms and ancillary equipment from UK fishing town Whitstable in Kent to Antwerp, Belgium, bound for Indonesia. Cory provided a 100 ton mobile crane in...
April 11th, 2013 | Fisheries, LNG, Logistics | Read More

Phase IV extension completes GAC Samudera Logistics’ Cikarang Distribution Centre

Phase IV extension completes GAC Samudera Logistics’ Cikarang Distribution Centre
 Jakarta, Indonesia – An additional 15, 000 square metres has been added to the PT GAC Samudera Logistics (GSL) warehouse and distribution centre in Lippo Cikarang, further boosting the company’s standing as one of Indonesia’s largest third-party logistics (3PL) providers. PT GAC Samudera,...
April 11th, 2013 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Indian Government Delegation Visits MOL

Indian  Government Delegation Visits MOL
Koichi Muto Indian  Government Delegation Visits MOL – Confirms MOL’s intentions to  strengthen operations in India – TOKYO—Mitsui  O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced that a  nine-member delegation from the government of India, headed by Milind Murli ...
April 10th, 2013 | Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

New supply base signals GAC’s commitment to the offshore sector and local

New supply base signals GAC’s commitment to the offshore sector and local
GAC Turkmenistan has opened its new Offshore Supply Base and Logistics Support Centre in the Port of Turkmenbashi. The new 11, 000 square metre base is designed to further enhance the speed and safety of GAC’s marine and logistics services for the offshore sector operating in the Caspian Sea,...
April 10th, 2013 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

JAMAICA signs bilateral investment treaty with Kuwait

Minister Hylton and Kuwaiti Minister of Finance, His Excellency Mustafa Al-Shemali following the signing of a Bilateral Investment Agreement Jamaica has signed a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) with Kuwait that will encourage and guide future investments into the Caribbean country. The agreement signed...
April 4th, 2013 | Logistics, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers | Read More

GAC seals deal to serve Bibby Offshore UK fleet

GAC seals deal to serve Bibby Offshore UK fleet
GAC staff attending the first Bibby port call in Aberdeen Agreement covers ship agency and complementary services Aberdeen, UK, 2 April 2013 – Bibby Offshore UK Ltd has signed a non-exclusive ship agency services contract with GAC covering all ports in the UK and making the Group their first choice...
April 2nd, 2013 | Logistics, News, Ship Agencies | Read More

Wilhelmsen grows safety services in Australia

(l-r) Bijoy Babu Ships Agency Operator, Geoff Brown General Manager Northern Territory & S Australia, Kaarlo Perala Ships Agency Operator, Abdur Razzaque Liferaft Specialist, Wesley De Kruijf Ships Agency Operator. Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has expanded and upgraded its premises and service...
April 2nd, 2013 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Ship Agencies | Read More

U-FREIGHT on the moove in Xiamen

The U-Freight Group – (www.ufreight.com) – the Hong Kong-headquartered international freight services and logistics group – has  enhanced its coverage of China’s coastal manufacturing regions with the  opening of a  new airport office in Xiamen, Fujian province, one of the country’s...
April 2nd, 2013 | Logistics, Markets | Read More

WSS opens new office in Dakar

Simon Hutt Oslo, 25 March 2013 – Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) is continuing its expansion programme into Africa with the opening of a brand new office in Dakar. Simon Hutt, Area Director for North and West Africa paid tribute to the hard work of the area operational team in West Africa who have...
March 26th, 2013 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

London Gateway Say Fastest Way to Unload a Container Ship Is ‘Stig’ At It!

London Gateway Say Fastest Way to Unload a Container Ship Is ‘Stig’ At It!
Original Stig’s crane driver cousin (left) and The Original Stig, Perry McCarthy (right) 22nd March 2013, London:Some say he sleeps in the highest, darkest point of the gigantic London Gateway quay cranes, and some say reality exists simply because HE lets it….. All we know is; he’s called The...
March 22nd, 2013 | Container shipping, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Brazilian rural producers launch a campaign to encourage the participation of private capital in modernising Brazil’s ports

Brazilian rural producers launch a campaign to encourage the participation of private capital in modernising Brazil’s ports
Senator Katia Adreu during a presentation at CNA HQ’s The Brazilian Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock (CNA) believes that, unless new legislation proposed by the government is approved, the country will run the risk of a decreased ability to compete in food exports. Brazil’s rural...
March 21st, 2013 | Consumers Market, Food and Drink, Logistics, News, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Kolkata Port in India to start trans-loading operations from new location advises ISS

Kolkata Port in India to start trans-loading operations from new location advises ISS Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, is advising that India’s Kolkata port is expecting to begin trans-loading operations from a new anchorage location within the Kanika...
March 21st, 2013 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

UK freight forwarders count on Chancellor to deliver on Wednesday

London – The trade association for  UK freight forwarders says that this week’s budget must be a business-focussed  budget if the Chancellor is to be taken seriously about getting the UK economy  moving again. The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has  said its members are...
March 19th, 2013 | Associations, Aviation, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Ruscon adds to container truck fleet to deliver CKD parts to Hyundai in St Petersburg

Ruscon adds to container truck fleet to deliver CKD parts to Hyundai in St Petersburg
Ruscon’s new trucks are coping well with the harsh road conditions currently being endured. Here a truck from an earlier batch of 20 is moving along the St Petersburg ring-road with a cargo of CKD parts to the Hyundai Motors factory. Ruscon, one of Russia’s leading container transport operators,...
March 18th, 2013 | Container shipping, Logistics | Read More

Shippers and carriers need greater communication and mutual understanding

Shippers and carriers need greater communication and mutual understanding
Hong Kong, 13.03.2013 – Shippers and shipping lines both need to raise their game if global container supply chains are not to be habitually subject to wildly fluctuating service levels. This was a key take-away from Day 1 of the TOC Container Supply Chain Asia conference being held in Hong Kong, on...
March 13th, 2013 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The world shipping markets still in turmoil; the case of Greece as a scapegoat…

The world shipping markets still in turmoil; the case of Greece as a scapegoat…
  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 1st  of March 2013:  1)Thomakos started as usual with the question on the Markets, the shipping freight markets. Faraclas replying to Thomakos’ question...
March 6th, 2013 | Banking, Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Consumers Market, Dialogs and Debates, Environment, European Union, IMO, Intercargo, Jobs, Logistics, Mediterranean Shipping, Ocean Shipping, Politics and Government, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices | Read More

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