Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

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

S2S IMI Group appoints Integration and Change Manager

  Alvaro Casas-Cobaleda, S2S IMI Group, Integration andChange Manager S2S IMI Group has appointed Alvaro Casas-Cobaleda as Integration and Change Manager for its logistics division. Mr Casas-Cobaleda will be based in Jeddah and will report directly to Martin Lyon, Director of Supply Chain and Logistics.Initially,...
August 13th, 2012 | Logistics | Read More

Sea2sea

A map of the region where all four ports are mentioned Sea2Sea: Developing a multimodal freight corridor to connect the Aegean to the Black Sea The Green light was given for this linkage by the European Commission  to develop a multimodal freight corridor to connect the Aegean to the Black Sea. The...
July 31st, 2012 | European Union, Logistics, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GAC Pindar wins contract for Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club

GAC Pindar wins contract for Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club
From left to right: Torrey Dorsey (RHKYC Corporate and International Partnership Manager), Alwyn Mendonca (GAC South China & Hong Kong) Mark Bouvaird (RHKYC General Manager and Peter Orange (GAC Regional Manager, Asia Pacific) – Credit RHKYC Specialist appointed official shipping and logistics...
July 31st, 2012 | Logistics, News, Yachting | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services wins major UN contract in Somalia

Inchcape Shipping Services, a leading independent maritime and supply chain solution provider, has been awarded a major three year contract with the United Nations to supply food and bottled water to thousands of AMISOM troops in Somalia. The UN chose ISS as the preferred provider to deliver its food...
July 31st, 2012 | Logistics | Read More

GAC names acclaimed guitarist Preston Reed as Brand Ambassador

GAC names acclaimed guitarist Preston Reed as Brand Ambassador
Preston Reed 30 July 2012 – Acclaimed American guitarist Preston Reed has today been announced as the newest ‘Brand Ambassador’ of global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC. The New York born guitarist and composer is renowned for his innovative percussive guitar...
July 30th, 2012 | Events, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Tackling inefficiencies and food transport safety standards high on the Cool Logistics agenda

London, 25.07.2012. Brent Larson, standards officer of the International Plant Protection Convention Secretariat (IPPC) and Vicky Lefevre, director of the Food Center are two of the latest additions to the growing speaker list at the 4th annual Cool Logistics Global conference, taking place 24-26 September...
July 25th, 2012 | Logistics | Read More

PD Ports short listed for four prestigious industry awards

PD Ports short listed for four prestigious industry awards
PD Ports CEO David Robinson 23 July, London – The PD Ports Group is proud to announce it has been short listed for four prestigious port and logistics awards within the space of one week. Two weeks ago, the ports and logistics company was short listed by leading container industry publication Containerisation...
July 23rd, 2012 | Events, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Trans Ocean leads the way in flexitank safety initiative

Trans Ocean flexitank Trans Ocean, global leader in bulk liquid logistics, has become the first company to fully comply with the Container Owners Association (COA) recommended Code of Practice for flexitanks.The Code of Practice consists of five parts including; material testing, container selection,...
July 18th, 2012 | Logistics | Read More

Smit Lamnalco brings Sierra Leone ore to market

Smit Lamnalco operations along the Port Loko River Smit Lamnalco has played a pivotal role in bringing two export projects to fruition that will see Sierra Leone’s re-emergence as a key global source of iron ore. The marine support and logistics specialist has provided the turnkey services to assist...
July 10th, 2012 | Logistics | Read More

Perishables trade convenes at Cool Logistics to address global supply chain risks, threats and opportunities

Perishables trade convenes at Cool Logistics to address global supply chain risks, threats and opportunities
ABANORTE, BFV, Brasilfoods, DAMCO, Dole South Africa, Global Agrisystem, Hellmann, Maersk Line, Pacific Seaways and Safmarine join speaker line-up for annual perishable logistics and transport forum  London, 05.07.2011 – Cold chain transport and logistics capacity to support perishable BCOs in key...
July 6th, 2012 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Logistics | Read More

Cargo Security International

Cargo Security International
 Cargo Security International is a unique source of intelligence covering all modes of transportation – air, rail, road and maritime – always with a sharp focus on security. The magazine and website are used by thousands of transport, shipping, cargo and security professionals, governments, legislators...
June 28th, 2012 | Books, Logistics, Maritime Fraud, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Customs officers’ strike in Brazil disrupts major ports and has potential to worsen

26 June 2012 Inchcape Shipping Services, the world’s leading maritime services provider, advises that strikes by Brazilian customs officers are disrupting major ports and that the clearance of imported goods has slowed significantly.  The company reports that unless this week’s negotiations with...
June 26th, 2012 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

GAC launches UK-Turkey road freight groupage service

GAC launches UK-Turkey road freight groupage service
GAC UK’s Business Development Manager, Aziz Oztoprak Global logistics, shipping and marine company GAC has launched a new road freight groupage service linking Turkey and the UK, to meet client needs and a growing demand for reliable, cost effective less-than-truckload (LTL) transportation across...
June 20th, 2012 | Logistics, News | Read More

GAC takes logistics title in Cargonews Asia’s Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards

GAC China’s project manager Stanley Zhang, on the right, receives the award Global shipping and logistics services provider GAC has been named ‘Best Logistics Service Provider Project Cargo’ at the 26th Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards (AFSCA) organised by Cargonews Asia. The annual...
June 18th, 2012 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More