Archive for the ‘Ship Agencies’ Category

ISS advises of national stevedores strike in Brazil

ISS advises of national stevedores strike in Brazil
ISS Brazil is advising of a potential national stevedores strike planned to commence on the 10th June 2014. The indefinite strike, organised by the Union of Stevedores, is expected to affect stevedore operations in all ports across Brazil and is predicted to cause considerable delays with cargo operations...
June 6th, 2014 | HR, Ship Agencies, Strikes | Read More

FONASBA Launches Maritime Education Course Database

FONASBA Launches Maritime Education Course Database
Following its recent Lima Declaration commitment to support and encourage education and training in the ship agency and ship broking sectors, FONASBA has now launched the first comprehensive, searchable database of educational courses and programmes available from its member associations. FONASBA’s...
May 29th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, BIMCO, Chartering, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, IMO, Intercargo, Intertanko, Maritime Education and Training, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC-OMA alliance proves equal to giant barge challenge in West Africa

GAC-OMA alliance proves equal to giant barge challenge in West Africa
The ‘Hyundai 60’ barge under tow, passing the Vridi Channel to enter in the port of Abidjan Integrated services and support key to success   Ivory Coast,  May 26, 2014 – There’s a sea monster lying in wait at the port of Abidjan – thanks to GAC and its local partner OMA Ivory Coast.    The...
May 26th, 2014 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

HullWiper comes to Fujairah – GAC EnvironHull’s eco-friendly…

HullWiper comes to Fujairah – GAC EnvironHull’s eco-friendly…
HullWiper performs cleaning in the darkness HullWiper comes to Fujairah – GAC EnvironHull’s eco-friendly, risk reduced hull cleaning solution now available at 2nd UAE port Dubai,  20 May 2014: GAC EnvironHull, part of global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group, has...
May 20th, 2014 | Environment, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Agencies, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

ISS GMT launches in Palma de Mallorca

ISS GMT launches in Palma de Mallorca
Gemma Woodcock ISS GMT the marine travel specialist announces the opening of its new office in Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Placed at the heart of the Mallorcan yachting community, the office is conveniently located in office 10 inside the Global Building at STP, one of the largest superyacht facilities...
May 19th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Executive Travel, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies, Tourism | Read More

ECASBA Supports Athens Declaration

ECASBA Supports Athens Declaration
ECASBA, the European Committee of FONASBA, has given its wholehearted support to the  Athens Declaration issued by European Community Transport Ministers at their Informal  Maritime Ministerial Meeting held in the Greek capital on 7th May 2014. ECASBA Chairman Antonio Belmar da Costa said that the...
May 14th, 2014 | Associations, European Union, Ship Agencies | Read More

Thome Group boost its presence in South East Asia…

Thome Group boost its presence in South East Asia…
Olav Eek Thorstensen THOME GROUP BOOSTS ITS PRESENCE IN SOUTH EAST ASIA BY OPENING MYANMAR MANNING AGENCY Thome Group, a global leader in quality ship management, has underlined its commitment to the burgeoning South East Asian shipping cluster by opening a Crew Recruitment and Placement Services Agency...
May 6th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Ship Agencies, Shipmanagement | Read More

ITIC highlights risk of innocent ship agents being sued

ITIC highlights risk of innocent ship agents being sued
ITIC* has reminded ship agents and other shipping and transport intermediaries that, in today’s highly competitive industry, they run the risk of being sued even when they are not at fault. In the latest issue of its Claims Review, ITIC reports the case of a ship agent which was named as a second...
May 1st, 2014 | Books, Claims, Legal, P and I Clubs, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Seizures, Ship Agencies | Read More

N. Bogdanos Marine Bureau Appointed Greek Agent for ECOSPEED® and ECOSHIELD®

N. Bogdanos Marine Bureau Appointed Greek Agent for ECOSPEED® and ECOSHIELD®
Prokopis Pyrris, Nick Lascaris, Alexia Bogdanou, Adam Papapetros, Iraklis Tarlas at Bogdanos’ office, Athens ANTWERP, Belgium, 28 April 2014 – Athens based N.Bogdanos Marine Bureau,  has been awarded the agency for Greece for the underwater hull coating Ecospeed and cavitation/corrosion barrier...
April 29th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

Greencarrier Freight Services strengthens organisation in Norway

Greencarrier Freight Services strengthens organisation in Norway
Peter Nevhagen Greencarrier AB, which until now has operated as two separate organisations in Norway for its freight forwarding and logistics activities, has decided to merge them as one entity. The new combined organisation will form a part of the Greencarrier Freight Services division. Peter Nevhagen,...
April 23rd, 2014 | Logistics, Ship Agencies, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ISS appointment develops global Liner expertise

ISS appointment develops global Liner expertise
Chris Crookall Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has announced the appointment of Chris Crookall as Vice President, Liner. Chris will be based in the company’s Liner Division, in Dubai and will report to Eddie Filus, SVP Liner. A graduate of Newcastle...
April 14th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

ISS Focusses on HSSE

ISS Focusses on HSSE
Jason Leonard Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has announced the appointment of Jason Leonard as Global HSSE Manager. Based at the company’s headquarters in Chafford Hundred, Essex and reporting to Ian Tombs, Head of Corporate Services, Jason will...
April 7th, 2014 | Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

Inchcape’s success…

The World Honors Top Port Agents & Travel Partners at 7th Annual Celebration of Excellence Awards Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime service provider was honored to join The World, Residences at Sea, in Miramar, Florida on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at the company’s...
April 2nd, 2014 | Awards, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies, Ship Supplies | Read More

Wrist Ship Supply announces solid growth

Wrist Ship Supply announces solid growth
Ship supply Wrist Ship Supply has increased net sales to more than DKK 3 billion and managed to increase net profit with 25 percent. These are some of the results in the Annual Report, which has just been published. The positive results are due to more efficiency and solid growth in the shipping and offshore...
March 31st, 2014 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies, Stores and Provisions | Read More

WSS Duct Air solution: better air quality onboard

WSS Duct Air solution: better air quality onboard
17 March 2014  Better air quality onboard  – Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has launched a highly innovative but simple solution to  assist shipowners in meeting one of the demands of MLC2006. The Duct Air Treatment,  showcased for the first time at APM Singapore this week, is an anti-bacteria...
March 17th, 2014 | HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

WSS: taking care of business in the Americas

WSS: taking care of business in the Americas
Simon Hutt As major US maritime trade shows Cruise Shipping Miami and CMA kick off this week, Wilhelmsen Ships Service’s new VP for the Americas, Simon Hutt, says that it is time for WSS to put its’ ‘house in order’ and make good on its plans for growth across the Americas region. Hutt, who was...
March 11th, 2014 | Ship Agencies | Read More

WSS joins CLIA Global Executive Partner Program

WSS joins CLIA Global Executive Partner Program
Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has strengthened its links to cruise industry owners and operators by becoming a member of the Cruise Lines Industry Association’s Global Executive Partner Program. WSS counts some of the world’s biggest cruise operators among its clients, providing port agency, safety...
March 10th, 2014 | Associations, Safety and Security, Ship Agencies, Technical | Read More

DA-DESK names Anna Zhurbenko agency relationship manager

DA-DESK names Anna Zhurbenko agency relationship manager
Anna Zhurbenko (l) takes over as Manager, Agency Relations at DA-Desk from Bert Hoogenboom DUBAI, UAE – March 3, 2014 – DA-Desk,  the largest independent provider of port cost management services, today announced the promotion of Anna Zhurbenko to Agency Relationship Manager, replacing the retiring...
March 3rd, 2014 | Press and Media, Ship Agencies | Read More

Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics is appointed by Kestrel Liner Agencies as agent in Sweden, Norway and Finland

Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics is appointed by Kestrel Liner Agencies as agent in Sweden, Norway and Finland
 Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics and Kestrel Liner Agencies are now working in partnership to offer a full range of logistics services between Scandinavia and the Caribbean and Latin America.  Kestrel Liner Agencies has appointed Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics (SSL), an independent full...
February 18th, 2014 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Ship Agencies, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ISS supports offshore operations off the Southern Coast of Africa

ISS supports offshore operations off the Southern Coast of Africa
he ISS South Africa operations team will support PGS, a leading geophysical services company. Inchcape Shipping Services supports offshore operations off the Southern Coast of Africa Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has secured a further significant...
February 12th, 2014 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

Dry bulk cargo specialist brought-in by ISS

Dry bulk cargo specialist brought-in by ISS
Vincent Mazzone Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has announced a key hire in its Cargo Solutions division. Vincent Mazzone, a dry bulk supply chain and risk management professional, has been appointed to the newly created Geneva-based role of Vice...
February 10th, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles, Ship Agencies | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services appoints Senior Vice President Africa

Inchcape Shipping Services appoints Senior Vice President Africa
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has appointed David Mackay as Senior Vice President for its Africa region. Based in Mombasa, Kenya, David will have operational management responsibility for 8 countries in the region, with ambitious plans for more country...
February 4th, 2014 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies, Shipmanagement, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Your daily news service from ports around the world. In this HOT PORT NEWS, read about: * Brazil, Rio De Janeiro – Move to new premises DATE: February 02, 2014 COUNTRY: Brazil PORT: Rio De Janeiro Move to new premises Please note that between January 30 and February 3, GAC Brazil is moving to new,...
February 2nd, 2014 | Company Profiles, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services announces Achilles FPAL Accreditation for ISS Palumbo

Inchcape Shipping Services announces Achilles FPAL Accreditation for ISS Palumbo
ISS Palumbo, the offshore project logistics and freight forwarding division of Inchcape Shipping Services, has strengthened its compliance credentials by achieving ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001 and Achilles FPAL accreditation, covering operations in Italy, the UK and Houston. Awarded by BVQI, the accreditation...
January 31st, 2014 | Energy, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

New GAC Marine Logistics company set up in Germany

New GAC Marine Logistics company set up in Germany
Providing door-to-deck ship spare logistics for world’s second-biggest shipping market   Hamburg,  January 31 2014 – GAC Marine Logistics (GML) has established a new company in Hamburg, Germany, as the latest addition to its growing network of offices coordinating ship spares logistics around...
January 31st, 2014 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More