Archive for the ‘Ship Agencies’ Category

Software for Ship Agents Supported with Digitalisation Grant

Software for Ship Agents Supported with Digitalisation Grant
Lars Fischer, Managing Director, Softship Data Processing Singapore Software for Ship Agents Supported with Digitalisation Grant January 20, 2020 – Software solutions provider Softship has been selected as a ‘pre-approved vendor’ under the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s (MPA)...
January 20th, 2020 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

Falling BDI might be worse next week…

Falling BDI might be worse next week…
Falling BDI might be worse next week… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 33 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,355; on a weekly basis the BDI was down 203 points from last week’s (06/12) 1,558. So the 1,400 and 1,500 thresholds has …vanished. The main culprit being, one again, the Capes…...
December 13th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Food and Drink, Holidays, Logistics, Markets, Military, People and Places, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Ship Agencies, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GAC onboard with Moscord digital maritime marketplace

GAC onboard with Moscord digital maritime marketplace
GAC Marine Logistics partners with Moscord to provide global last mile delivery of ship spares GAC onboard with Moscord digital maritime marketplace Singapore, 25 November 2019  – GAC Marine Logistics (GML) has formed a partnership with maritime e-commerce developer Moscord to provide global last...
November 25th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies, Technology | Read More

GAC opens in Gibraltar

GAC opens in Gibraltar
l to r: Sergio Delatorre (Agency Coordinator), Manuel Tirado (CEO & Captain of the Port of Gibraltar), Herman Jorgensen (MD, GAC UK), John Ghio (Deputy Captain of the Port) and Ivo Verheyen (GAC Group VP, Europe). GAC opens in Gibraltar Gibraltar, 22 November 2019 – As part of its ongoing European...
November 22nd, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Virgin Voyages appoints GAC as UK cruise agent

Virgin Voyages appoints GAC as UK cruise agent
First stop UK: Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady will be looked after by GAC UK who have clinched the contract to provide agency support.Photo credit: (c) virginvoyages.com Virgin Voyages appoints GAC as UK cruise agent  Southampton, United Kingdom, 15 November 2019 – Newly-launched US-based cruise...
November 15th, 2019 | Cruise Industry, Maritime Tourism, News, Ship Agencies, Tourism | Read More

GAC becomes Aberdeen FC’s first Official Logistics Partner

GAC becomes Aberdeen FC’s first Official Logistics Partner
Back – Alexis Black (Marketing & Communications – GAC), Robert Wicks (Commercial Director – AFC), Gavin Johnston (UK Energy Manager – GAC), Adrian Henry (UK Agency General Manager – GAC). Front – AFC’s Scott Mckenna (Defender), Joe Lewis (Goalkeeper). GAC becomes Aberdeen FC’s...
November 5th, 2019 | Energy, Logistics, Ship Agencies, Ship Supplies, Sports | Read More

GearConsult appointed agent for Hydrex and Subsea Industries in Norway

GearConsult appointed agent for Hydrex and Subsea Industries in Norway
Mr. Ludvig Nyquist, CEO and manager for GearConsult and Ms. Tamara Slight, External Relations Executive for Subsea Industries and Hydrex during the official signing of the agreement. GearConsult appointed agent for Hydrex and Subsea Industries in Norway Hydrex and Subsea Industries have a new representative...
October 28th, 2019 | Marine Equipment, Ship Agencies | Read More

Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London

Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London
Ida Stier greeting captain Chris Adams Grupo Stier celebrates its 25th anniversary with reception in the City of London by James Brewer. Ida Stier, founder and chief executive of Grupo Stier, welcomed guests from many sectors of the maritime industry to a reception in London to mark the 25th anniversary...
October 26th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Claims, Company Profiles, Defense, Disputes, Events, Flags, Groundings, Health and Safety, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, News, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Person Profiles, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Ship Agencies, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Listening across generations

Listening across generations
The first GAC Millennials Ideas Forum with participants across the globe was held in Dubai in late September 2019. Listening across generations Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 16 October 2019 – GAC has tapped into the psyche of its younger generation of employees to understand the issues that will drive...
October 16th, 2019 | Academia, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Jobs, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, Ship Agencies | Read More

September ends with the BDI down @1,823 points; Geopolitics still perplexed!

September ends with the BDI down @1,823 points; Geopolitics still perplexed!
John Faraclas September ends with the BDI down @1,823 points; Geopolitics still perplexed! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 34 points and now stands at 1,823… The Geopolitical situation all over Planet Ocean gets worse. John Faraclas daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was down 69 points and now reads 3,269… The...
September 30th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Markets, News, Ship Agencies, Ship Supplies, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

GAC wins ShipTek Best Ship Agency Award for second consecutive year

GAC wins ShipTek Best Ship Agency Award for second consecutive year
GAC wins ShipTek Best Ship Agency Award for second consecutive year GAC has been named the best ship agent in the ShipTek Maritime Awards for the second year running. The awards, held in conjunction with ShipTek Maritime Conference, recognise companies that have made significant contributions to the...
September 5th, 2019 | Awards, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Geest Line returns to Portsmouth

Geest Line returns to Portsmouth
  Geest Line returns to Portsmouth Eastern Caribbean shipping firm Geest Line is returning to Portsmouth two years after relocating to Dover. The company moved its cargo handling operation to the Kent port due to scheduling difficulties at Portsmouth, which have now been resolved. Geest Line’s...
August 23rd, 2019 | Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Wallem turns to collaborative inboxes to deliver swifter ship agency services

Wallem turns to collaborative inboxes to deliver swifter ship agency services
Frank Coles Wallem turns to collaborative inboxes to deliver swifter ship agency services Wallem Group is introducing collaborative inboxes to its agency business line, in a move designed to enhance responsiveness in communications by overcoming the limitations of conventional end-to-end email. The rethink...
August 13th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Port Conditions, Ship Agencies, Technology | Read More

GAC Sweden strengthens national coverage with transfer of SwedAgency AB operations

GAC Sweden strengthens national coverage with transfer of SwedAgency AB operations
Björn Fischer (left), Managing Director of SwedAgency AB with Johan Ehn (right), Managing Director, GAC Sweden GAC Sweden strengthens national coverage with transfer of SwedAgency AB operations Move sharpens focus on ship agency and logistics service in Stockholm area Gothenburg, Sweden, 1 August 2019...
August 1st, 2019 | Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC appoints new Vice President for Americas Region

GAC appoints new Vice President for Americas Region
GAC appoints new Vice President for Americas Region GAC Group President Bengt Ekstrand has announced the appointment of Pontus Fredriksson as Group Vice President – Americas, following the retirement of Bob Bandos who held the position since March 2018. Bandos was part of the GAC Group for 15 years,...
August 1st, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

FONASBA Quality Standard now covers 35 countries, 500 companies

FONASBA Quality Standard now covers 35 countries, 500 companies
The Baltic Exchange were the FONASBA HQ’s are FONASBA Quality Standard now covers 35 countries, 500 companies FONASBA’s Quality Standard (FQS), the only quality mark designed by, and specifically for, ship agents and ship brokers, reached another milestone this month when the number of companies...
July 29th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Fixtures, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Wallem reboots agency business with software for simpler workflows

Wallem reboots agency business with software for simpler workflows
Frank Coles, CEO, Wallem Wallem reboots agency business with software for simpler workflows Wallem Group is rolling out cloud-based software to reduce paperwork and streamline workflows across its ship agency business. Simplifying the management of documentation and actions required in port calls in...
July 18th, 2019 | Company Profiles, IT and Communications, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

WaterFront carves new territory with Houston move

WaterFront carves new territory with Houston move
An areal view of part of Houston Port. Copyright Ken Cedeno 2014 WaterFront carves new territory with Houston move ​18 July 2019 – Global port agency business, WaterFront Maritime Services (WaterFront) has today opened a local agency office in Houston, Texas. The company, which is one of the world’s...
July 18th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC Denmark open for business in Kalundborg

GAC Denmark open for business in Kalundborg
The Danish Port of Kalundborg is home to GAC Denmark’s latest new office GAC Denmark open for business in Kalundborg Providing ship agency and logistics support for liquid bulk  and energy sectors Copenhagen, Denmark, 8 July 2019 – GAC Denmark has opened a new branch in Kalundborg...
July 8th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

CargoGulf appoints Kestrel Liner Agencies as UK liner service agent

CargoGulf appoints Kestrel Liner Agencies as UK liner service agent
. CargoGulf appoints Kestrel Liner Agencies as UK liner service agent Dubai, United Arab Emirates 03 June 2019 – Global NVOCC (Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier) CargoGulf has responded to strong growth in United Kingdom’s (UK) exports by extending its reach with the appointment of Kestrel...
June 3rd, 2019 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Ship Agencies | Read More

Crowley Realigns Solutions and Shipping Business Units to Enhance Value, Focus for Customers

Crowley Realigns  Solutions and Shipping Business Units to Enhance Value, Focus for Customers
Shiju Zacharia Crowley Realigns Solutions and Shipping Business Units to Enhance Value, Focus for Customers (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; May 14, 2019) ­– To drive innovation and value for both commercial and government customers, Crowley Maritime Corp. today announced a realignment of its Shipping and Solutions...
May 14th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies, Shipmanagement | Read More

Solar energy to power GAC Dubai’s warehouses

Solar energy to power GAC Dubai’s warehouses
GAC Logistics Park in the Jebel Ali Free Zone Solar energy to power GAC Dubai’s warehouses Combined production equivalent to energy needed to power 20,000 households over 20-year project lifetime Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 7 May 2019 – GAC Dubai is installing over 15,000 high-efficiency...
May 7th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

New GAC UK offices in Harwich & Ramsgate to better serve oil, gas & renewables clients

New GAC UK offices in Harwich & Ramsgate to better serve oil, gas & renewables clients
Left to right: Ben Timpson (Project Agency Team Co-Ordinator) and Steven McWilliam (Project Agency Team Manager) at the port of Ramsgate. New GAC UK offices in Harwich & Ramsgate to better serve oil, gas & renewables clients Grangemouth, United Kingdom, 3 May 2019 – GAC UK has opened...
May 3rd, 2019 | Ship Agencies | Read More

SAL Heavy Lift and Intermare Group Creates – SAL Heavy Lift, Italy

SAL Heavy Lift and Intermare Group Creates – SAL Heavy Lift, Italy
  … Hamburg, 30 April 2019 SAL Heavy Lift and Intermare Group Creates – SAL Heavy Lift, Italy Hamburg – SAL Heavy Lift GmbH and Genoa based Intermare Group is very happy to announce the appointment of SAL Heavy Lift, Italy as the official representative for SAL in the Italian market. Commencing...
April 30th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC Qatar celebrates 40 years of growth with inauguration of Ras Laffan office

GAC Qatar celebrates 40 years of growth with inauguration of Ras Laffan office
GAC Qatar General Manager Daniel Nordberg, GAC Group President Bengt Ekstrand and GAC Group Vice President for the Middle East Fredrik Nyström with the Ras Laffan team. GAC Qatar celebrates 40 years of growth with inauguration of Ras Laffan office Ras Laffan, Qatar, 30 April 2019 – The inauguration...
April 30th, 2019 | Anniversaries, LNG, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More