Archive for the ‘Ship Agencies’ Category

Wilhelmsen unveils agency by air at Nor-Shipping

Wilhelmsen unveils agency by air at Nor-Shipping
Marking a seismic shift in just how ships agents can support their customers, Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) will soon be delivering its agency essentials via drone. A much talked about technology, with obvious applications for the shipping industry, it is WSS’ships agency team, rather than the company’s...
May 18th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, News, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC Poland smoothes the way for £14m ferry upgrades

GAC Poland smoothes the way for £14m ferry upgrades
The pride of Canterbury Company’s long-standing relationship with shipyard delivers for P&O Ferries Szczecin, Poland, 2 May 2017 – Four P&O ferries are now back afloat after completing major refits at Remontowa Shipyard in Gdansk, with GAC Poland as their agent. The 32,000-ton, 180...
May 9th, 2017 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies, Shiprepair | Read More

Paragon Offshore’s logistics base in Abu Dhabi completed with GAC’s support

Paragon Offshore’s logistics base in Abu Dhabi completed with GAC’s support
Oil and gas spares and supplies at Paragon Offshore’s newly established logistics support base at Mina Zayed port. Abu Dhabi, UAE, 5 May 2017 – GAC Abu Dhabi has completed the preparation, construction and relocation of a logistics base dedicated to supporting Paragon Offshore’s operations. The...
May 5th, 2017 | Drill ships, Energy, Logistics, Ship Agencies, Supply ships | Read More

GAC Group unveils new Management appointments

GAC Group unveils new Management appointments
GAC Management Appointments Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2 May 2017 – Global shipping, logistics & marine services provider GAC has announced a new round of management appointments at Group and individual company level. To sharpen the Group’s commercial focus, a new Group Sales Management structure...
May 2nd, 2017 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

New venture from ex-ISS CEO Claus Hyldager promises to challenge ‘unsatisfactory’ shipping status quo

New venture from ex-ISS CEO Claus Hyldager promises to challenge ‘unsatisfactory’ shipping status quo
Captain Claus Hyldager, Chief Executive Officer of Nisomar Former Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) CEO assembles senior team for launch of Nisomar, an innovative, data-driven maritime services company Port of Tilbury, UK, 20 April 2017: With a belief that innovation in shipping has fallen well behind...
April 20th, 2017 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

WaterFront expands global ship agency network

WaterFront expands global ship agency network
06 April, 2017 – Global ship agency company WaterFront Maritime Services (WaterFront), has expanded by adding five new network partners across North and South America as well as the United Kingdom. The move provides the ship agency company with a further 57 offices and access to more than 400 staff,...
April 6th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

ISS and Maersk Line add direct calls to Madang and Wewak in Papua New Guinea

ISS and Maersk Line add direct calls to Madang and Wewak in Papua New Guinea
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider, and Maersk Line has expanded their coverage in Papua New Guinea by adding new ports of call in Madang and Wewak. Both ports complement the existing coverage provided at Port Moresby and Lae.     MCC Sandiwa...
March 16th, 2017 | Containers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Crowley enhances Container Shipping Service between Florida and Panama

Crowley enhances Container Shipping Service between Florida and Panama
… New Consolidated Panama Office Offers Full Supply Chain Services (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; March 13, 2017) ­– To better serve customers shipping between the U.S. and Panama, Crowley Maritime Corp.’s liner services group announced today that it has enhanced its ocean container transportation services...
March 13th, 2017 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Ship Agencies | Read More

John Good expands agency activities in Liverpool

John Good expands agency activities in Liverpool
Neil Flower Following the opening of its office in Liverpool in December 2016, the John Good Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Neil Flower as Agency Manager North West. Neil will be responsible for developing the liner and port agency activities for both John Good Shipping and DAN Shipping...
March 13th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

Shipping software company expands senior leadership team

Shipping software company expands senior leadership team
Nik Wittern Softship Data Processing GmbH Ltd – the global provider of liner and agent software applications – has expanded its global sales team with the appointment of a new Sales Director for its operations across Europe, Africa, the Middle East and South America. The move follows the launch...
February 28th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Liner Shipping and Trade, Ship Agencies | Read More

The Armitt group appoints finance director

The Armitt group appoints finance director
Paul Holden Respected UK shipping agent and specialist logistics company the Armitt Group, has appointed Paul Holden as its new Finance Director. Mr Holden has over 20 years’ experience in a series of senior financial management positions most notably as Finance Director at Dobson Crowther Ltd, a specialist...
February 13th, 2017 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies | Read More

WaterFront launches a new approach to global ship agency

WaterFront launches a new approach to global ship agency
l to r: Terry Gidlow (CEO), Duncan Ramsay (Chairman), Sharafuddin Sharaf (Founding Shareholder) WaterFront Maritime Services. Sharaf Shipping Agency and Ben Line Agencies join forces to offer global services through WaterFront Maritime Services Leading Middle East and Asian port agencies Sharaf Shipping...
February 7th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC partners with Hemasto build an integrated logistics facility in Sri Lanka

GAC partners with Hemasto build an integrated logistics facility in Sri Lanka
read the full caption* Sri Lanka, 27 January 2017 – GAC Sri Lanka has partnered with Hemas Transportation to build an integrated logistics facility in Muthurajawela Industrial Zone in the western part of Sri Lanka. It will comprise a state-of-the-art distribution centre, a container yard and a 15-acre...
January 27th, 2017 | Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

2017 brings new management appointments in GAC Group

2017 brings new management appointments in GAC Group
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 17 January 2017 – Global shipping, logistics & marine services provider GAC has announced new management appointments at Group and individual company level. Martin Wallgren has been appointed the Group’s Chief Information Officer (CIO), a newly created role which...
January 17th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC Dubai opens new staff sports facility at GAC Logistics Park

GAC Dubai opens new staff sports facility at GAC Logistics Park
GAC Dubai new staff sports facility. Converted facility promotes physical and mental well-being of its staff            Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 11 January 2017 – GAC Dubai opened its new sports facility for staff members at its GAC Logistics Park in the Jebel Ali Free Zone.The facility,...
January 11th, 2017 | Corporate Social Responsibility, Logistics, Ship Agencies, Sports | Read More

FONASBA and BIMCO Launch New Agency Appointment Agreement

FONASBA and BIMCO Launch New Agency Appointment Agreement
l to r: John Foord and Han van Blanken FONASBA and BIMCO are pleased to announce the launch of a new Agency Appointment Agreement document. This new form, which is based on BIMCO’s tried and tested box layout, provides a simple yet clear and effective means of confirming the details of an agency agreement...
January 9th, 2017 | BIMCO, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, News, Ship Agencies | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  05-Jan-2017 AL JUBAIL PORT OPERATIONS SUSPENDED DUE TO WEATHER Al Jubail DISEMBARKATION SUSPENDED AT YANBU Saudi Arabia, Yanbu Al Jubail port operations suspended due to weather Thursday, January 5, 2017, Al Jubail Winds of approximately 31 knots have led to the suspension...
January 5th, 2017 | Immigration, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies, Shipmanagement, Weather | Read More

GAC HSSE Awards recognise practical improvements

GAC HSSE Awards recognise practical improvements
… Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 5 January 2017 – The results of GAC’s 2016 Chairman’s Awards for HSSE Excellence again reflect the positive impact of small, practical steps to improve the health, safety, security and environment of the Group’s companies.   29 entries were received for...
January 5th, 2017 | Awards, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

ISS expands European business with Team Tankers International

ISS expands European business with Team Tankers International
Team Tankers’ vessel “Sichem New York” Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider, has greatly expanded its European business with Team Tankers International with a new port agency contract across the region. Under the new agreement with...
January 4th, 2017 | Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC expands operations in Taiwan with new office

GAC expands operations in Taiwan with new office
GAC Taiwan’s Managing Director, Kenny So (front row, 2nd from left, in jacket) with the shipping team comprising Operations Manager, Johnny Wang (front row, in striped jacket) and Operations Supervisor, Gary Chang (front row, 1st from left, in jacket) and the rest of the GAC Taiwan staff. Caters to...
January 3rd, 2017 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

SOL opens new route between Latvia, Belgium and the UK 22nd December 2016

SOL opens new route between Latvia, Belgium and the UK 22nd December 2016
SOL Schieborg Swedish Orient Line announced today that it will open a new route between Ventpils (Latvia), Zeebrugge (Belgium) and Tilbury (UK). As UK general liner agent for SOL, John Good Shipping will handle all aspects of the new service, including sales and marketing, in the UK. “From the end...
December 21st, 2016 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Ship Agencies | Read More

4 affiliates of NAXCO Group appointed as exclusive agents by DECO LINE

4 affiliates of NAXCO Group appointed as exclusive agents by DECO LINE
… FOUR AFFILIATES OF NAXCO GROUP HAVE BEEN APPOINTED AS EXCLUSIVE AGENTS BY DECO LINE REEDEREI GMBH Much to our pleasure we can announce that 4 affiliates of NAXCO Group have been appointed as exclusive agents by DECO LINE to represent its interests: De Keyser Thornton Group in Belgium (Antwerp),...
December 15th, 2016 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC renews commitment to help injured veterans

GAC renews commitment to help injured veterans
The GAC Group has once again donated to support the Wooden Boats For Veterans foundation (WBFV), a California-based organization that helps veterans harness their power of past military experiences. Houston, USA, 14 December 2016 – The GAC Group has once again donated to support the Wooden Boats For...
December 14th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC adds centralised cargo declaration service to aid vessel owners with EU paperwork

GAC adds centralised cargo declaration service to aid vessel owners with EU paperwork
New value added service to guide clients through Brexit Grangemouth, United Kingdom, 13 December 2016 – GAC has introduced a new centralised service to help ship owners navigate the paperwork required for the import of cargoes to European Union (EU) ports from outside the Union. Operators of vessels...
December 13th, 2016 | European Union, Organisations, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Ship Agencies | Read More

Traditional Japanese Ceremony Marks GAC’s 60th Anniversary Celebrations

Traditional Japanese Ceremony Marks GAC’s 60th Anniversary Celebrations
l to r: Koichi Chikaraishi, Representative Director of NYK Line, Capt. Lars Säfverström, GAC Group Co-Chairman, Lars Bergström, GAC Group Vice President for Asia Pacific & Indian Subcontinent, Bengt Ekstrand, GAC Group President, Björn Engblom, GAC Group Co-Chairman & Principal Trustee and...
December 1st, 2016 | Anniversaries, Events, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More