Archive for the ‘Ship Agencies’ Category

SBS Worldwide Appoints Terry Percival as Operations Manager – Ocean Freight Division

SBS Worldwide Appoints Terry Percival as Operations Manager – Ocean Freight Division
  Terry Percival SBS Worldwide has appointed Terry Percival as Operations Manager of its Ocean Freight Division, based in Dartford, UK. He has worked in the shipping industry for more than 35 years, most recently with Logistics Plus UK Ltd. He started as a messenger delivering documents by hand...
June 20th, 2013 | Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC moves Shetland base to strengthen operations

19 Jun 13: Lerwick, Scotland – GAC UK has relocated its Shetland operations to larger facilities at Greenhead Base in the Shetland Islands’ capital and main port, Lerwick. The move places the company’s specialist offshore and tanker agency teams together, halfway between GAC’s...
June 19th, 2013 | Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Maritime service provider offers onboard inspections to Asian market promoting safe onboard welding

Maritime service provider offers onboard inspections to Asian market promoting safe onboard welding
Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) is currently running a campaign to promote safe onboard welding across the Asia Pacific region. The Welding Safety Inspection Service, launched earlier this year in Singapore, deals head-on with the challenges faced by vessel owners and operators in maintaining welding...
June 18th, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

ISS Tositti opens additional offices in Sicily

ISS Tositti opens additional offices in Sicily
Salvatore Lanzafame ISS Tositti, part of Inchcape Shipping Services, the world’s leading maritime services provider, has opened two additional offices in Sicily.  With one office in Augusta, Sicily, these new offices in Gela and Palermo will provide a strong service base for the growing liquid and...
June 14th, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC launches Android version of Mobile Directory Application

GAC launches Android version of Mobile Directory Application
Dubai,  12 June 2013 – Android users can now download a free app giving them instant access to GAC contact details around the world with the launch of the Android version of its popular mobile directory application. The free GAC Mobile Directory Application gives Android users instant access to...
June 12th, 2013 | IT and Communications, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

ISS launches new Advanced Cargo Information department for Canadian ports

ISS launches new Advanced Cargo Information department for Canadian ports
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has launched an Advanced Cargo Information (ACI) department for Canadian ports following new regulations and procedures for cargo and vessel reporting by the CBSA (Canada Border Services Agency). Based in Montreal, Canada,...
June 11th, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

HUTTON’S adjusts to meet customer demand

HUTTON’S adjusts to meet customer demand
Alex Taylor Customer service and meeting fast-moving international deadlines are at the heart of a head office reorganisation by Hutton’s, the UK’s leading ship supplier. Hutton’s has developed a centralised Customer Services department at its headquarters in Hull. Bringing together staff skilled...
June 4th, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

Despite tight budgets and uncertain economic forecasts, demand for WSS services in Japan remains solid

Despite tight budgets and uncertain economic forecasts, demand for WSS services in Japan remains solid
Speaking after last week’s Bariship Japan event in Imabari, General Manager WSS Japan Yoshihiro Iizuka said that for ship-owners and vessel operators, a combination of increased regulation and continued pressure on budgets means that the cost of products and services is more crucial than ever. However,...
May 30th, 2013 | Ship Agencies | Read More

ISS Australia to provide support logistics for Jan De Nul

ISS Australia to provide support logistics for Jan De Nul
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has been selected to provide support logistics to the Jan De Nul Group for an offshore energy megaproject in Australia.  Danny Rees The Belgium-based Jan De Nul Group specialises in dredging operations around the world...
May 29th, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

Steady increase in owners signing up for Ships Agency solution says WSS GM Japan

Steady increase in owners signing up for Ships Agency solution says WSS GM Japan
Wilhelmsen Ships Services (WSS) General Manager for Japan Yoshihiro Iizuka says that he expects more customers to sign up for its’ Ships Agency Re-Defined (SARD) solution  throughout 2013 and beyond as the company prepares for Bariship 2013. Mr Iizuka  comments:  “From 2011 to 2012 the number...
May 23rd, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

ISS announces Senior Vice President Global Sales appointment

ISS announces Senior Vice President Global Sales appointment
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has announced the appointment of Les Morris to a new role as Senior Vice President Global Sales. The new position has been created to deliver a global key account management and sales excellence programme for customers....
May 22nd, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

ISS warns of increase in Australian Carbon Tax

ISS warns of increase in Australian Carbon Tax
Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) the world’s leading maritime services provider, is warning of an increase in Australian Carbon Tax on vessels from 1 July 2013. Bunker duty and carbon tax is charged for all vessels who conduct a coastal voyage within Australian waters, and if a vessel purchases fuel...
May 20th, 2013 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Ship Agencies | Read More

ISS creates new Vice President Bulk Commodity role

ISS creates new Vice President Bulk Commodity role
Tim Cahill Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has appointed Tim Cahill to a new role as Vice President Bulk Commodity Business Development, to target future growth in cargo services.    Reporting directly to Claus Hyldager, Chief Executive Officer, Tim...
May 1st, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

More TRACE recognition for GAC in Cyprus and Greece

More TRACE recognition for GAC in Cyprus and Greece
GAC Greece office in Piraeus, home to TRACE certified shipping, logistics and marine services provider. 4th April 2013 – Limassol, Cyprus & Piraeus, Greece – Following the recent announcement that GAC Egypt has received TRACE international certification, two more GAC Group companies in...
April 4th, 2013 | Awards, Bribery and Corruption, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC seals deal to serve Bibby Offshore UK fleet

Aberdeen, UK, 2 April 2013 – Bibby Offshore UK Ltd has signed a non-exclusive ship agency services contract with GAC covering all ports in the UK and making the Group their first choice of provider elsewhere worldwide. Aberdeen-based Bibby Offshore UK Ltd is a subsidiary of the Bibby Line Group, providing...
April 3rd, 2013 | Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC seals deal to serve Bibby Offshore UK fleet

GAC seals deal to serve Bibby Offshore UK fleet
GAC staff attending the first Bibby port call in Aberdeen Agreement covers ship agency and complementary services Aberdeen, UK, 2 April 2013 – Bibby Offshore UK Ltd has signed a non-exclusive ship agency services contract with GAC covering all ports in the UK and making the Group their first choice...
April 2nd, 2013 | Logistics, News, Ship Agencies | Read More

Wilhelmsen grows safety services in Australia

(l-r) Bijoy Babu Ships Agency Operator, Geoff Brown General Manager Northern Territory & S Australia, Kaarlo Perala Ships Agency Operator, Abdur Razzaque Liferaft Specialist, Wesley De Kruijf Ships Agency Operator. Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) has expanded and upgraded its premises and service...
April 2nd, 2013 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Ship Agencies | Read More

Evergreen Extends Service Network in the Indian Ocean

Evergreen Line is teaming up with United Africa Feeder Line (UAFL) to extend its service network in the Indian Ocean.  The new ISC–Mauritius–Mozambique–Africa (IMMA) Service linking the Indian sub-continent, Indian Ocean Islands and Mozambique will be launched in late April. Employing three 2,...
April 2nd, 2013 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

WSS opens new office in Dakar

Simon Hutt Oslo, 25 March 2013 – Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) is continuing its expansion programme into Africa with the opening of a brand new office in Dakar. Simon Hutt, Area Director for North and West Africa paid tribute to the hard work of the area operational team in West Africa who have...
March 26th, 2013 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services appoints VP of Operations for Europe & North Africa

Clive Lane Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has announced the appointment of Clive Lane as Vice President of Operations for Europe & North Africa.   In his new role, Clive will be responsible for delivering exceptional services to ISS customers...
March 12th, 2013 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

ISS appointed super agent as super cranes arrive in Britain

The Zhen Hua 26 arriving into London Gateway with the first giant cranes. Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, was called on to act as agent for the arrival of the first giant cranes at the UK’s new global container port, DP World’s London Gateway.   As...
March 5th, 2013 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

ISS warns of impact on crew logistics services following major strike by Iberia airlines

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, is warning of a likely impact on crew logistics services in all Spanish ports after the main unions for Iberia airlines called a five day national strike in Spain from 18th February to 22nd February. It is anticipated...
February 19th, 2013 | Aviation, Labour Disputes, Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies, Strikes | Read More

ISS Palumbo opens new UK offices as first step in global expansion

John Walker ISS Palumbo has opened new offices in the UK marking the first step in its global expansion plans following its formation as a strategic partnership between Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) and offshore project logistics and freight forwarding specialists, Palumbo S.P.A. Based in London,...
February 5th, 2013 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC USA expansion continues with ground breaking of new Houston warehouse

Construction to start on LEED registered building in Central Green Business Park  HOUSTON – February 4, 2013 – GAC, the world’s leading provider of integrated services to the shipping, logistics and marine industry, has announced the official start of construction of its new office...
February 4th, 2013 | Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

New agreement strengthens GAC’s West African presence

21 December 2012 – GAC has signed a Global Network Agency (GNA) agreement for ports in Ghana, Togo and Benin with Oil and Marine Agencies (OMA) Ltd, effective from 1 January 2013, as part of the Group’s strategic expansion in West Africa. The two companies have been working together to provide...
December 21st, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More