Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

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

dbh Logistics integrates Linescape Sailing Schedules

Burlingame, CA – January 8, 2013 – Linescape, the California-based provider  of containership sailing schedules, supplies daily updated data feeds comprising  over 120 carriers, more than 10, 000 ships and 3, 000 ports to freight forwarders  all over the world. This data will now be available...
January 11th, 2013 | IT and Communications, Logistics | Read More

GCS/Ruscon launches an Ust-Luga – Nizhniy Novgorod block train service for General Motors Korea

GCS/Ruscon launches an Ust-Luga – Nizhniy Novgorod  block train service for General Motors Korea
On behalf of General Motors (GM) Korea, GCS/Ruscon has established a regular block train service that will transport approximately 800 x 40ft containers per month from the Ust-Luga Container Terminal (ULCT) to Nizhniy Novgorod where the Russian motor manufacturer GAZ is now building Chevrolet Aveo cars...
January 10th, 2013 | Logistics, News | Read More

BOB’s the job for motor bike logistics

Motorcyclists who  want to explore Ireland’s stunning and rugged world-famous landscapes on their  own two wheels can now take advantage of a new logistics service to  Dublin. The  new motor bike handling service launched by Bike-on-Board.ie  (BOB) was been created by freight forwarder EFL International...
January 3rd, 2013 | Logistics | Read More

IFLN members to benefit from CargoWise expertise

IFLN members to benefit from CargoWise  expertise
Michel Vanlerberghe December  23rd 2012 – IFLN, the Texas-headquartered worldwide network of independent  freight forwarders, has confirmed a global partnership deal with CargoWise,   international logistics software provider, that will enable all the group’s  members to boost productivity,...
December 23rd, 2012 | Associations, IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Amarcon receives OCTOPUS-Onboard order for Dockwise Vanguard

Amarcon receives OCTOPUS-Onboard order for Dockwise Vanguard
Flooding dock Vanguard vrij te gebruiken Dalfsen, Netherlands 17 December 2012. Amarcon, a member of the ABB group, today announced that it has received an OCTOPUS-Onboard order for the new build Dockwise Vanguard. This vessel is the largest and most advanced heavy lift vessel ever built. The vessel...
December 19th, 2012 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

GAC unveils Eco packaging solution

Collapsible, sustainable storage units for liquid & dry bulk transportation with cost savings of up to 10% Dubai – December 11 2012 – GAC Packaging Solutions, part of leading global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group, has today announced the launch of a new ecologically-friendly...
December 11th, 2012 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

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