Archive for the ‘Ship Agencies’ Category

GAC inaugurates new Dubai South contract logistics facility

GAC inaugurates new Dubai South contract logistics facility
A quarter of a century after opening the first distribution centre in the Middle East, GAC Dubai has officially unveiled its new purpose-built contract logistics facility, at Dubai South. The inauguration ceremony was held under the patronage of His Excellency Khalifa Al Zaffin, Executive Chairman of...
November 12th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

FONASBA elects first Arab and North African President

FONASBA elects first Arab and North African President
Aziz Mantrach, FONASBA President for 2018 to 2021 As it approaches its 50th year, FONASBA has demonstrated increasing global reach by appointing the first President from an Arabic and North African country. Aziz Mantrach, Partner and General Managing Director of Transports Marocaines S.A. of Casablanca,...
October 31st, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Person Profiles, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies, Ship Demolitions | Read More

GAC wins The Maritime Standard Awards 2018 Transportation & Logistics accolade

GAC wins The Maritime Standard Awards 2018 Transportation & Logistics accolade
Ronald Lichtenecker, Managing Director of GAC Dubai, receives the Transportation & Logistics Award in The Maritime Standard Awards 2018. Dubai, UAE 18 October 2018 – The GAC Group has won the Transportation & Logistics title in the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent’s premiere shipping...
October 18th, 2018 | Awards, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC-owned office now open in Panama

GAC-owned office now open in Panama
As part of GAC Group’s growth strategy across the Americas region, a GAC-owned office is now operational in Panama, providing a wide range of shipping services to vessels calling at Panamanian ports or transiting the Panama Canal.  The Panama Canal links the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, permitting...
October 15th, 2018 | Canals, Company Profiles, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC Laser appointed as exclusive onsite freight agent for AAD2018 expo

GAC Laser appointed as exclusive onsite freight agent for AAD2018 expo
Paramount’s FLASH helicopter on display at the AAD2018 expo. Entrusted with expert handling of sensitive cargo for defence gathering Pretoria, South Africa, 11 October 2018 – GAC Laser Specialised Logistics pulled out all the stops to ensure smooth handling of dangerous goods and other defence-related...
October 11th, 2018 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Military, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC UK opens new Dundee office in response to increasing offshore and renewables activity

GAC UK opens new Dundee office in response to increasing offshore and renewables activity
… Grangemouth, 28 September 2018 – GAC UK has opened its 19th branch, in the heart of Dundee harbour. Together with its long-established branches in Scotland at Aberdeen, Leith, Shetland, Invergordon, Orkney and Grangemouth, the new office enables GAC UK to better respond to the growing needs...
September 28th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC Hong Kong wins ShipTek Best Ship Agency Award

GAC Hong Kong wins ShipTek Best Ship Agency Award
A jury of maritime industry leaders has named GAC Hong Kong the winner of the Best Ship Agency Award in the ShipTek Maritime Awards, organised by Biz Events Management, a subsidiary of Aries Group of Companies. Organised in conjunction with ShipTek Hong Kong Summit 2018, the awards honour the contributions...
September 7th, 2018 | Awards, Ship Agencies, Ship Supplies | Read More

New hands at the helm for GAC Sweden

New hands at the helm for GAC Sweden
Johan Ehn The GAC Group has appointed industry veteran and current Chair of the Swedish Shipbrokers Association, Johan Ehn, as Managing Director of its operation in Sweden. Ehn started his career in shipping in 1989 when he joined Swedish Maritime AB, and subsequently gained logistics expertise as a...
August 30th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies, Ship Supplies | Read More

Farewell to an ‘indomitable spirit’

Farewell to an ‘indomitable spirit’
Hilary Lister celebrating and sailing with transatlantic sailor and mentor Emma Richards and her husband Clifford GAC joins tribute to sailing legend Hilary Lister Southampton, United Kingdom, 28 August 2018 – GAC has paid tribute to record-breaking quadriplegic sailor Hilary Lister, who died at...
August 28th, 2018 | Logistics, News, Sailing, Ship Agencies, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Dupre Marine Transportation launches Helm CONNECT Personnel

Dupre Marine Transportation launches Helm CONNECT Personnel
Rachel Aylard, Product Manager for Helm CONNECT Personnel, signs with the Dupre Marine Transportation​ team Houma, Louisiana-based towing operator becomes first company to roll out new Helm Operations software for crew management. Houma, LA – Leading marine software company Helm Operations...
August 23rd, 2018 | Accountancy, Chartering, Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies, Shipmanagement | 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

GAC recognised in inaugural National Logistics and Transport Excellence Awards

GAC recognised in inaugural National Logistics and Transport Excellence Awards
GAC Sri Lanka is the only ship agent to be recognised in the first National Logistics and Transport Excellence Awards organised by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Sri Lanka (CILT). As one of nine companies to be bestowed a merit award, GAC Sri Lanka was recognised for its contribution...
July 30th, 2018 | Awards, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Logistics, Ship Agencies, Shipmanagement | Read More

GAC Angola renews ship agency contract with POSH Semco

GAC Angola renews ship agency contract with POSH Semco
POSH Champion carrying out supply duties in Mafumeira Oil Field, Angola Complete husbandry and vessel clearing service Luanda, Angola, 19 July 2018 – Leading offshore marine services provider PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd. (POSH) has reaffirmed its close working relationship with GAC Angola...
July 19th, 2018 | Energy, News, Oil Industry, Ship Agencies | Read More

Cory Brothers appointed General Agent for BOCS

Cory Brothers appointed General Agent for BOCS
Cory Brothers liner agency provides unrivalled worldwide service Cory Brothers is delighted to announce it has been appointed as General Agents in England and Wales for Bremen Overseas Chartering and Shipping GmbH (BOCS) and is now able to offer a monthly service to West African Ports. The new partnership...
June 26th, 2018 | Liner Shipping and Trade, News, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC Greece joins Green Award Foundation

GAC Greece joins Green Award Foundation
l to r: Green Award Executive Director Jan Fransen, GAC Greece Assistant General Manager Socrates Zorbas, GAC Group Sales Director Neil Godfrey and Capt. Dimitrios Mattheou (Green Award Foundation Chairman). Incentive scheme demonstrates commitment to environmental issues Athens, Greece, 6 June 2018 –...
June 6th, 2018 | Charity, Environment, Ship Agencies | Read More

Wilhelmsen and Airbus joins forces on shore-to-ship drone delivery

Wilhelmsen and Airbus joins forces on shore-to-ship drone delivery
Parcel loading… Wilhelmsen Ships Service lifts off with Airbus, bringing drone delivery to one of the world’s busiest ports Pairing Wilhelmsen’s extensive ships agency expertise and robust safety standards, with Airbus’ expertise in aeronautical vertical lift solutions, the Agency by Air...
June 5th, 2018 | Aviation, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Wilhelmsen enables significant stacking, preservation and reactivation cost savings

Wilhelmsen enables significant stacking, preservation and reactivation cost savings
Pål-Arne Aam, Business Manager, Offshore, WSS. Launching their Offshore Preservation & Re-Activation Manual, Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) urge offshore industry players to take a second look at the cost of chemicals and necessary man-hours incurred by using third party service companies, when...
May 11th, 2018 | Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Shell Marine expands its distribution network in New Zealand, Indonesia, Spain and Chile

Shell Marine expands its distribution network in New Zealand, Indonesia, Spain and Chile
Port of Auckland, New Zealand As part of its continuous review of its marine lubricants logistics offering, Shell Marine has expanded its distribution network into New Zealand, also adding three new key locations to its delivery options – in Indonesia, Spain and Chile. “Customers in New Zealand will...
May 8th, 2018 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Ekol Logistics starts cooperation with Blue Water Shipping

Ekol Logistics starts cooperation with Blue Water Shipping
Jarmo Halonen, Carsten Olsen and Sait Kurtuluş shaking hands for the new agreement between Ekol Logistics and Blue Water Shipping. As of 1 of May 2018, Ekol Logistics launches cooperation with a new partner from Denmark – Blue Water Shipping. Blue Water Shipping is a leading Danish transport and logistics...
May 2nd, 2018 | Land Trasnport, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC Taiwan lands agency contract from DSLNG

GAC Taiwan lands agency contract from DSLNG
LNG Maleo ©DSLNG Taiwan, 30 April 2018 – GAC Taiwan has secured an agency contract from Donggi Senoro Liquefied Natural Gas (DSLNG), Indonesia’s leading liquefied natural gas provider, to handle its vessels’ calls and provide discharge agency and husbandry services at the ports of Taichung and...
April 30th, 2018 | Energy, LNG, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC South Africa expands into Port Elizabeth

GAC South Africa expands into Port Elizabeth
Eric Barnard, Managing Director, GAC Shipping S.A. Shipping services to meet increased business demands Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 24 April 2018 – GAC South Africa has opened its fifth branch, to provide a portfolio of shipping services for oil & gas projects and LPG shipments at Port Elizabeth...
April 24th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Energy, Logistics, News, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

UK Caribbean shipping agency receives prestigious Queen’s Award

UK Caribbean shipping agency receives prestigious Queen’s Award
Kestrel Liner Agencies Chief Executive, Andy Thorne Kestrel Liner Agencies, the Caribbean region’s go-to shipping agency and gateway to the rest of the world, has been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award For International Trade 2018. The Award recognises Kestrel’s rapid growth over...
April 23rd, 2018 | Awards, Cruise Ferry, Liner Shipping and Trade, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC UK wins Fred Olsen Cruise Lines agency business

GAC UK wins Fred Olsen Cruise Lines agency business
Fred Olsen Cruise Lines’ Balmoral at the Port of Tyne. – pic credits John Fatkin Shipping and logistics provider to service Black Watch and Balmoral in Liverpool and Newcastle Grangemouth, UK, 6 March 2018 – Fred Olsen Cruise Lines has appointed GAC UK as its agent in Newcastle and...
March 7th, 2018 | Cruise Industry, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

New Vice President for GAC Americas Region

New Vice President for GAC Americas Region
Bob Bandos Houston, 1 March 2018 – Bob Bandos has been appointed GAC’s Group Vice President – Americas, following the retirement of Lars Heisselberg who held the position since 2009. In addition to his new role, Bob maintains responsibilities as Managing Director of GAC North America – Shipping,...
March 1st, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

FONASBA launches agent diploma course

FONASBA launches agent diploma course
The Baltic Exchange were the FONASBA offices A new entry-level qualification for ship agents As part of an ongoing commitment to support the provision of appropriate and relevant education at all levels across the ship broking and ship agency professions, FONASBA has joined forces with ASBA, its member...
February 5th, 2018 | Maritime Education and Training, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies | Read More