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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
13-Nov-2018 TRAFFIC SUSPENDED DUE TO ROUGH WEATHER Beaumont/Corpus Christi/Lake Charles, United States BHP IRON ORE TRAIN SERVICES RECOMMENCE Western Australia, Australia WORKS AT TUAS WESTERN COAST Singapore Traffic suspended due to rough weather Tuesday, November 13, 2018, Beaumont/Corpus Christi/Lake...
November 13th, 2018 | Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Weather | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
07-Nov-2018 CANOE RACE Hong Kong BHP TRAIN DELIBERATELY DERAILED Pilbara, Western Australia Canoe Race Wednesday, November 7, 2018, Hong Kong A canoe race will take place along eastern coast of Hong Kong Island on 11 November 2018 (Sunday) during the period from 0900 hours to 1800 hours. About 100 canoes...
November 7th, 2018 | Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Sports | Read More

Not a lot of freight forwarders in yesterday’s UK Budget

Not a lot of freight forwarders in yesterday’s UK Budget
Robert Keen The trade association for UK freight forwarding companies and logistics service providers says that whilst it welcomes some of the announcements in yesterday’s UK Budget, it feels that the issues covered are all overshadowed by the ongoing uncertainty over the shape that the UK’s...
October 30th, 2018 | Associations, Automobiles, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, Politics and Government, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Second Teesport rail link provides further trade connection for Scotland

Second Teesport rail link provides further trade connection for Scotland
Frans Calje PD Ports has launched a second rail service connecting Teesport direct with Scotland opening up further opportunities to connect global importers and exporters with the north of the UK. The new service, operated by DB Cargo, will run five days a week from the quayside at Teesport to PD Stirling...
October 24th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

RMT announces dispute with P&O Dover over attack on sickness procedures

RMT announces dispute with P&O Dover over attack on sickness procedures
Mick Cash MARITIME UNION RMT has announced that it is in dispute with P&O Dover after it unilaterally imposed and refused to withdraw a new sickness procedure. The union wrote to P&O asking the company to withdraw their sickness toolkit policy until such time as a formal agreement can be agreed...
October 19th, 2018 | Health and Safety, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Rail | Read More

The first and final mile, key considerations for flawless and sustainable delivery performance

The first and final mile, key considerations for flawless and sustainable delivery performance
.. There are two critical aspects of the logistics process, the first mile and then the final mile. It is the efficiency with which retailers manage these two essential aspects of supply chain logistics in a seamless way that is key to their survival. The face of retail is changing almost beyond recognition....
October 9th, 2018 | Consumers Market, Environment, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail, Reports | Read More

ROTTERDAM 2018: Everything you need to know about the COA Members Meeting and the COA Container Pavilion

ROTTERDAM 2018: Everything you need to know about the COA Members Meeting and the COA Container Pavilion
. ROTTERDAM 2018      22nd COA Members Meeting (5 November 2018)      COA Container Pavilion at Intermodal Europe 2018 (6-8 November 2018) Update and Practical Information The next COA Members Meeting and Intermodal Europe 2018 will take place in just over four weeks’ time. Please find below...
October 5th, 2018 | Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

UK freight forwarders association expresses surprise at the recent news on the UK Government’s plans for Customs

UK freight forwarders association expresses surprise at the recent news on the UK Government’s plans for Customs
Robert Keen The trade association for UK freight forwarders has expressed its surprise at the recent report in the Times newspaper that the UK Government is planning to invest £8 million in customs training and automation to support the extra demand for customs brokerage services in the event that the...
October 3rd, 2018 | Associations, European Union, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
27-Sep-2018 MOORING & UNMOORING OF VESSELS OFF PULAU TEKONG Singapore RECLAMATION WORK AT PULAU TEKONG Singapore COAL TRAIN DERAILMENT Newcastle, Australia REBATE FOR LNG VESSELS TRANSITING CANAL – UPDATE Suez Canal, Egypt Mooring & unmooring of vessels off Pulau Tekong Thursday, September...
September 27th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

TOC Americas 2018: Latin America’s next wave of maritime, port and inland freight logistics…

TOC Americas 2018: Latin America’s next wave of maritime, port and inland freight logistics…
.. TOC Americas 2018: Latin America’s next wave of maritime, port and inland freight logistics – demand and supply under the spotlight Major carriers, BCOs, port operators, investors and analysts gather at annual TOC Americas forum in Panama this November to discuss modernisation and expansion...
September 27th, 2018 | Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Transport reassurances needed in the event of a ‘No deal’ Brexit

Transport reassurances needed in the event of a ‘No deal’ Brexit
Ed Thomas The British public are concerned that UK transport networks could be placed under strain in the event of a ‘No Deal’ outcome from Brexit negotiations, according to a survey by KPMG UK. The poll, of 3,044 members of the British public, found that if the UK does not strike a deal with the...
September 25th, 2018 | Associations, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

RMT on the Scottish Government’s decision to charter MV Arrow from Seatruck

RMT on the Scottish Government’s decision to charter MV Arrow from Seatruck
Mick Cash Scottish ferry union RMT today expressed concern at the Scottish Government’s decision to charter MV Arrow from low-cost operator Seatruck to meet short term freight capacity demand on publicly subsidised Northern Isles ferry routes currently operated by Serco NorthLink. RMT General Secretary,...
September 17th, 2018 | HR, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Rail, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Marseille Fos and Le Havre in Swiss rail shuttle launch

Marseille Fos and Le Havre in Swiss rail shuttle launch
View of the Marseilles port A new rail shuttle linking the leading French container ports Marseille Fos and Le Havre with Switzerland is being launched today (September 4) in a joint initiative with intermodal operator Naviland Cargo.  With three round trips per week, the France Helvetia Express service...
September 4th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Port of Genoa fully performant despite the motorway bridge collapse

Port of Genoa fully performant despite the motorway bridge collapse
Federagenti and Assagenti Genova joint statement ” Port of Genoa fully performant despite the motorway bridge collapse” The port of Genoa will be fully operational despite the consequences on the haulage traffic, arising from the collapse of the motorway bridge. The Italian Federation of...
August 17th, 2018 | Automobiles, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Ship Agencies | Read More

Professional Divers help build a Bridge in the Port of Hamburg

Professional Divers help build a Bridge in the Port of Hamburg
.. Professional Divers at the Bottom of the Elbe River The construction of the new Kattwyk railway bridge has entered a new phase. The pillars are being constructed in the Elbe riverbed. To enable that the riverbed is being scooped out. Professional divers are working at the bottom of the Elbe in a diving...
July 30th, 2018 | Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

TOC Europe 2018 hits record attendance with focus on smart, collaborative future

TOC Europe 2018 hits record attendance with focus on smart, collaborative future
From the latest TOC London, 12 July 2018 – TOC Europe, the world’s leading exhibition and conference hub for global port and terminal operators, container supply chain professionals and technology providers, welcomed close to 4,000 industry executives at its 43rd edition in Rotterdam this June. The...
July 12th, 2018 | Automobiles, Canals, Containers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Swissterminal Niederglatt enhances service offering for connections to West and South

Swissterminal Niederglatt enhances service offering for connections to West and South
An aerial view of the Niederglatt/Zurich terminal Frenkendorf, Switzerland, 13 June 2018: The container terminal Niederglatt/Zurich, operated by Swissterminal Group, will offer Swiss importers and exporters a new direct rail link to the Rail Hub Milano in Melzo/Milano with five departures per week from...
June 13th, 2018 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

RMT Port Workers to strike in fight for fair pay

RMT Port Workers to strike in fight for fair pay
Mick Cash SPECIALIST TRANSPORT UNION RMT confirmed today that a key group of port engineering and servicing staff will be striking for 48 hours this Thursday and Friday in a dispute over pay justice. The workers are employed by global shipping logistics and maintenance outfit MacGregors at a number...
June 12th, 2018 | Labour Disputes, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

IAPH conference in Baku, the pearl of the Caspian, makes a new record

IAPH conference in Baku, the pearl of the Caspian, makes a new record
From the conference; a full house! TOKYO, 15 May 2018 – The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) convened in Baku, Azerbaijan, 8 – 11 May 2018, under the theme “Ports of the Future: Building Hubs, Accelerating Connectivity. Hosted by “Baku International Sea Trade Port”...
May 15th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

RMT welcomes long overdue breakthrough in maritime caterer apprenticeships

RMT welcomes long overdue breakthrough in maritime caterer apprenticeships
Mick Cash Shipping union RMT today welcomed what it described as a long overdue but important breakthrough in qualifications to train the next generation of maritime‎ catering staff.   The union response follows an announcement by the Maritime Trailblazer Working Group,  which was set up to agree...
May 11th, 2018 | Education and Training, Food and Drink, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Rail | Read More

Peel Ports launches first rail service

Peel Ports launches first rail service
  l to r: Jouke Schaap, Peel Ports Container Director; Roger Neary, DB Cargo UK; Patrick Walters Chief Operating Officer, Peel Ports Group; Metro Mayor Steve Rotherham; Vice Lord-Lieutenant David O’Donnell CBE DL; Lord Prescott; Warren Marshall, Peel Ports Group Planning Director. New route...
May 9th, 2018 | Logistics, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Schweizerzug introduces direct link to Antwerp

Schweizerzug introduces direct link to Antwerp
… Frenkendorf, Switzerland, 2 May 2018: Schweizerzug, a rail service offered by the Swiss-based logistics provider Swissterminal Group, is launching a new direct connection between Frenkendorf/Basel and the Port of Antwerp on 2 July 2018. This means that Switzerland will have an overnight...
May 2nd, 2018 | Logistics, Rail | Read More

New man ”on the bridge” at Hans Buch Marine

New man ”on the bridge” at Hans Buch Marine
CEO of Hans Buch A/S Henriette Olsen and Palle Wredstrøm both look forward to the cooperation and to benefit from Palle’s vast knowledge and experience from the maritime industry. Palle Wredstrøm appointed as new Division Manager for the marine division On April 1, 2018 Hans Buch A/S welcomed Palle...
April 26th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Person Profiles, Rail | Read More

Davies Turner goes east with express China rail service

Davies Turner goes east with express China rail service
Philip Stephenson Davies Turner, the UK’s leading independent freight forwarding company, is adding an export LCL cargo service by rail from the UK to China one year after launching an import LCL and FCL rail service in the other direction. Consignments destined for China are consolidated through the...
April 25th, 2018 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Don’t miss out on Intermodal news and updates

Don’t miss out on Intermodal news and updates
Keep up-to-date with the Intermodal Events We want to make sure you are kept up-to-date about Intermodal Europe and Intermodal Asia: from the latest news, to who is exhibiting and speaking, to industry trends and innovations and much more… Due to changes in Data Protection Law (know as GDPR), from...
April 18th, 2018 | Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Rail | Read More