Archive for the ‘Logistics’ Category

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

Wartsila to supply new design for state-of-art pipe laying vessels opearating in Brazil

An artist's impression of the pipe-Laying vessels Wärtsilä to supply new design for state-of-the-art pipe laying vessels operating in Brazil. Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, is to supply the design and propulsors/positioning system for a series of two new flexible...
December 22nd, 2011 | Energy, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

MOL Wins Order for Indonesia’s 1st Coastal Transport Project

TOKYO, 20 December 2011 —Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced that the company was selected to transport liquefied natural gas (LNG) to a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) (*1) operated by PT Nusantara Regas (headquarters:   Jakarta; President Director:Hendra...
December 20th, 2011 | Energy, Logistics | Read More

Grand and New World shipping lines create new Far East – Europe alliance

 Six carriers, nine services with fast transit times, improved port coverage; More than 90 ships, covering more than 40 ports in Asia, Europe and Mediterranean; Includes Bohai and Baltic loops Tokyo, 20 December 2011 – Six leading container shipping lines have agreed to create one of the largest...
December 20th, 2011 | Logistics, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Latest from C. N. Zachopoulos Technical Consultancy

Latest from C. N. Zachopoulos Technical Consultancy
The heavylifter vessel 'Black Marlin' Last week the Russian interests oil/rig “Platform B-312” arrived in Kavalla, Northern Greece from Singapore loaded on Dockwises’ heavylifter vessel “Black Marlin”.  After arrival the platform was discharged, refloated and then a towage certificate...
December 19th, 2011 | Energy, Logistics, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

Greencarrier Freight Services Finland has appointed Jarmo Halonen to be its new MD

Greencarrier Freight Services Finland has appointed Jarmo Halonen to be its new MD
  With effect from 13 December, Jarmo Halonen has been appointed Managing Director for Greencarrier Freight Services Finland.  Jarmo Halonen has wide experience of international freight forwarding and prior to joining Greencarrier from Itella Logistics, held the position of Managing Director at the...
December 15th, 2011 | Logistics, People and Places, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Ports and Carriers United on the Need to Weigh Loaded Containers

The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) has joined with the World Shipping Council (WSC), the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), and BIMCO in the effort to encourage the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to amend the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS) to require,...
December 12th, 2011 | Associations, Logistics, Ports & Terminals | Read More

U-Freight drinks to growth of wine logistics in China

U-Freight drinks to growth of wine logistics in China
U-Freight’s Bowin Lee The U-Freight Group – (www.ufreight.com) – the Hong Kong-headquartered international freight services and logistics group, believes that China’s growing thirst for French wine will be a major boost for the company’s specialist wine logistics services. The...
December 12th, 2011 | Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Logistics | Read More

GAC Pindar wins logistics contract for Extreme Sailing Series

Andrew Pindar GAC Pindar has been awarded a three-year contract from global sports marketing company OC Thirdpole to provide a complete logistics support package to the award-winning Extreme Sailing Series. The Extreme Sailing Series, only one of four ISAF rated Special Events, is renowned as one...
December 10th, 2011 | Logistics, Yachting | Read More

MOL with own organisation in Eastern Europe

18 November 2011 – Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), one of the world’s largest global multimodal transportation companies, will take over all the agency activities carried out on its behalf in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia and Hungary as part of its strategy to grow closer to customers. Currently...
November 18th, 2011 | Logistics | Read More

Wärtsilä inaugurates its new Central Distribution Centre in the Netherlands

Wärtsilä inaugurates its new Central Distribution Centre in the Netherlands
Wärtsilä, a global leader in complete lifecycle power solutions for the marine and energy markets, inaugurates its new spare parts distribution centre in Kampen, the Netherlands,  today Monday 7 November 2011. The Central Distribution Centre is to be inaugurated by Wärtsilä’s President &...
November 7th, 2011 | Logistics, News | Read More

Austal USA launches JHSV-1 USNS Spearhead

Austal USA launches JHSV-1 USNS Spearhead
Once again, Austal USA has recently christened a vessel detail designed with ShipConstructor Software. The USNS Spearhead, the first of 10 US Navy Joint High Speed Vessels (JHSV) designed for rapid intra-theater transport of troops and military equipment, was christened on Saturday September 17, 2011. Work...
November 5th, 2011 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More