Archive for the ‘Ship Agencies’ Category

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

Pär Sundblad becomes Managing Director of Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics

Pär Sundblad becomes Managing Director of Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics
Pär Sundblad Pär Sundblad becomes the new Managing Director of Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics.  He joined the company in 2015 as a Business Development Manager.  From November 1st 2016 he has taken over the role as Managing Director of Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics.  Sundblad has...
November 23rd, 2016 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

ITIC warning on the price to be paid for misreading tariffs

ITIC warning on the price to be paid for misreading tariffs
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) says the misreading of tariffs in shipping documentation is a common cause of costly claims. ITIC cites the case of a South American port agent asked by the owners of a vessel to provide a quote for the costs of discharging a shipment of project cargo....
November 21st, 2016 | Chartering, P and I Clubs, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC India appoints Logistics General Manager for Chennai office

GAC India appoints Logistics General Manager for Chennai office
C Krishnakumar, General Manager, Logistics Services, Chennai Automotive, Engineering, Pharmaceutical sectors are among the key focus areas in the South India logistics hub India, 15 November 2016 – GAC Shipping (India) Pvt Ltd has appointed C Krishnakumar as the General Manager, Logistics Services...
November 15th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

OMA Group (West Africa) appoints Neale Proctor

OMA Group (West Africa) appoints Neale Proctor
Neale Proctor OMA Group is delighted to confirm the appointment of Neale Proctor as OMA Group Sales & Commercial Director, with immediate effect. Neale has extensive experience of the shipping & logistics business in West Africa, and of working with OMA; most recently as a consultant providing...
November 11th, 2016 | Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago meets with the Association of Shipping Agents and Stevedores..

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago meets with the Association of Shipping Agents and Stevedores..
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, held a meeting with members of the Association of Shipping Agents and Stevedoring Companies of Tenerife During the meeting, Capt. Antonio M. Padrón explained the progresses in the Boarding Program...
November 1st, 2016 | Associations, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Double ship agent wins for GAC at regional awards

Double ship agent wins for GAC at regional awards
Goran Eriksson, General Manager – Shipping Services at GAC Dubai collects the Ship Agent Award on behalf of the GAC Group at the MSA gala, held at Dubai’s Atlantis The Palm hotel. Accolades at The Maritime Standard Awards 2016 and Seatrade Maritime Awards 2016 recognise Group’s commitment to...
November 1st, 2016 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC North America – Logistics makes key management changes

GAC North America – Logistics makes key management changes
Claus Schensema, Director – General Freight for GAC North America – Logistics and Paul Fardy, Managing Director for GAC North America – Logistics Houston, 20 October 2016  - GAC North America – Logistics (GNAL) has made two key managerial changes to drive its business.   Paul Fardy has...
October 20th, 2016 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC’s Global Husbandry Centre now operating round-the-clock

GAC’s Global Husbandry Centre now operating round-the-clock
Ship Supply: GAC’s speedy and well-coordinated delivery of customised husbandry services ensures efficient vessel turn-around, minimising time spent at ports around the world. 24/7 support from Dubai, wherever you are   Dubai, 17 October 2016  - Global shipping, logistics and marine services...
October 17th, 2016 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

Nautisk appoints new sub-distributor in Spain

Nautisk appoints new sub-distributor in Spain
Global chart distributor Nautisk has appointed SEAMAPS ES as a new sub-distributor, serving Algeciras and the surrounding areas.   The Spanish chandler will service local customers with core navigational products and services direct from Nautisk including Admiralty charts and publications in both paper...
October 7th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies, Technology | Read More

Lloyds List Global Awards 2016 accolade goes to GAC EnvironHull

Lloyds List Global Awards 2016 accolade goes to GAC EnvironHull
l to r: Simon Mullet, Chief Financial Officer, HPH, sponsor of the HPH Environment Award, Neil Godfrey, Marketing Manager, Shipping Services, GAC UK and Fiona Bruce, hosting the evening Environment title recognises environmental and safety benefits of HullWiper underwater hull cleaning system London,...
September 30th, 2016 | Awards, Environment, Events, HR, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Shell UK Ltd awards mooring contract to GAC

Shell UK Ltd awards mooring contract to GAC
Braefoot Bay Terminal GAC UK appointed by oil major to provide mooring and terminal services at Braefoot Bay on the River Forth Grangemouth, UK, 28 September 2016 – Following on from the company’s 8 September announcement of GAC UK’s partnership with Forth Logistics Marine Services (FLMS) to...
September 28th, 2016 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies, Technical, Technology | Read More

48th Southampton Boat Show sails to success

48th Southampton Boat Show sails to success
Aerial shot of the Southampton Boat Show 2016 Britain’s best loved boating festival, the 2016 Southampton Boat Show, drew to a close on Sunday 25 September with organisers, exhibitors, sponsors and visitors all hailing the Show a great success. A quality attendance, thrilling atmosphere, fun attractions...
September 27th, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Holidays, Jet set, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Ship Agencies, Ship Conversions, Ship Supplies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Sports, Technical, Technology, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Management changes at GAC Group

Management changes at GAC Group
Dubai, 1 September 2016 – Global provider of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services, the GAC Group, has announced a swathe of management changes and transfers. At Group level, changes come with Erland Ebbersten, formerly Group Vice President for the Africa, Russia and Central Asia region,...
September 1st, 2016 | Communication, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More