Archive for the ‘Ship Agencies’ Category

FONASBA highlights complexity of ship agents’ role in new Port Procedures Survey

FONASBA highlights complexity of ship agents’ role in new Port Procedures Survey
Marygrace Collins Shipowners, port users and regulators have been provided with a comprehensive and detailed overview of the many activities undertaken by port agents by The Federation of National Associations of Shipbrokers and Agents (FONASBA). The international association today (Monday 3 December)...
December 3rd, 2012 | Associations, News, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

WSS AMB wins prestigious Seatrade Ship Agent Award for third consecutive year

WSS AMB wins prestigious Seatrade Ship Agent Award for third consecutive year
René Kofod-Olsen, CEO Topaz Energy and Marine, Nikolai Norman, WSS AMB and Andrew Callaghan, Asia & Global Sales Director, Seatrade Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) AMB took home the Seatrade Middle East & Indian Subcontinent Award for Ships Agency services for the third year in a row at an awards...
November 27th, 2012 | Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC golfers seek a strong showing at DP World Championship 2012

Chris Wood Wood, Sterne and Coetzee to represent global shipping, marine and  logistics company Dubai, November 21st 2012 – Global shipping, marine and logistics company GAC is looking forward to an exciting show from its team of world-class professional golfers at the upcoming DP World Championship...
November 21st, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies, Sports | Read More

Ship agents count the cost of avoidable errors

International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has emphasised how avoidable errors can prove expensive for ship agents. In the latest issue of its Claims Review, ITIC recounts how a ship agent at a tidal port in Japan was asked to provide a tide table to enable the owner of a ship to calculate the...
November 12th, 2012 | P and I Clubs, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC and Griffin unite to provide ‘door-to-deck’ crew transportation service

GAC and Griffin unite to provide ‘door-to-deck’ crew transportation service
GAC Group President Lars Säfverström (left) and Griffin’s Executive Chairman Simon Morse officially launch G2 Crew Services Ltd. to provide fully integrated door-to-deck transportation services for joining crew Dubai – 7 November, 2012 – Global shipping, logistics and marine services...
November 7th, 2012 | HR, Logistics, News, Ship Agencies | Read More

ISS Brazil marks ten year anniversary as business expands

ISS Brazil marks ten year anniversary as business expands
Claus Hyldager (centre) Chief Executive Officer of ISS with the local management team Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) the world’s leading maritime services provider, has celebrated the tenth anniversary of its operation, ISS Brazil, with a special event for customers and staff as business continues...
October 17th, 2012 | Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies, Stores and Provisions | Read More

FONASBA appoints Marygrace Collins as new President

FONASBA appoints Marygrace Collins as new President
Marygrace Collins Shipbroker Marygrace Collins of US based Bulkore Chartering Inc was elected as President of The Federation of National Associations of Shipbrokers and Agents (FONASBA) at the organisation’s 43rd Annual Meeting in Venice on Friday 12 October. She succeeds Christakis Papavassiliou who...
October 15th, 2012 | Associations, Chartering, Liner Shipping and Trade, People and Places, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services in strategic partnership with Palumbo S.P.A.

Jan-Hein Dissel and Andrea Palumbo (right) mark the new strategic partnership agreement Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, is teaming up in a new strategic partnership with offshore logistics and freight forwarding specialist Palumbo S.P.A. to form ISS...
October 8th, 2012 | Logistics, Ship Agencies, Trade and Commerce | Read More

CORY plans for the coldest journey

CORY plans for the coldest journey
The “S.A.Agulhas” Logistics expert Cory Brothers will be ensuring the start of Sir Ranulph Fiennes’ trans-Antarctic expedition gets underway without hitch by lending its agency and logistic services while the research ship, SA Aghulas is berthed on the Thames. The expedition, named The...
October 8th, 2012 | Logistics, News, Ship Agencies | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services appoints Senior VP for Global Operational Excellence

Malcolm Tulip Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider,   has announced the appointment of Malcolm Tulip as Senior Vice President for Global Operational Excellence.   The new position will involve Malcolm leading cross-company strategic initiatives, cultural...
October 4th, 2012 | Logistics, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

ISS appoints new Americas Regional Operations Manager

Francisco Villagran, Regional Operations Manager, Americas  Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has appointed Francisco Villagran to a new role as Regional Operations Manager, Americas with effect from 1st October 2012.   The new appointment is a promotion...
October 2nd, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

Determined Williams and the GAC Pindar sailing team head to the France Match Cup

  Match Race France – Marseille – Credit Alpari World Match Racing Tour British skipper determined for a good result in Marseille   Ian Williams and his GAC Pindar sailing team are focused and ready for the Match Race France that begins next week in Marseille from 24 – 29 September.   Hosted...
September 23rd, 2012 | Ship Agencies, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Portuguese ports hit by strike action as workers protest against austerity cuts

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, is warning of a series of strikes at all Portuguese ports during the remainder of September as workers protest against the government’s austerity measures. The strikes are expected to severely affect vessel movements...
September 23rd, 2012 | Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services opens 10 new offices in India

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has opened 10 new offices in India. Based inland, the offices in Ludhiana; Jaipur; Jodhpur; Nagpur; Kanpur; Ahmedabad; Vadodara; Indore; Hyderabad and Bengaluru, result from a significant increase in business with Hapag-Lloyd...
September 13th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC continues Brazilian expansion with Santos office

GAC continues to strengthen its South American network with the opening of a new office at the Brazilian port of Santos. It is the third office in Brazil, joining bases with Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. Santos is South America’s busiest port, ranking 39th worldwide in terms of container traffic,...
September 11th, 2012 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Hilary Lister gives Andrew Walsh a sailing lesson in Cardiff Quadriplegic sailor shows the GAC Pindar skipper the ropes!

Hilary Lister gives Andrew Walsh a sailing lesson in Cardiff Quadriplegic sailor shows the GAC Pindar skipper the ropes!
GAC Pindar Andrew Walsh learning to sail in a straight line by Hilary Lister! – Photo Credit Lloyd Images – www.lloydyimages.com Quadriplegic sailor Hilary Lister, famed for being the first disabled woman to sail solo around Britain, joined the GAC Pindar team in Cardiff for the UK leg of the Extreme...
September 8th, 2012 | HR, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies, Story of the Month, Yachting | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services opens new office in North America

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has expanded its network in North America with the opening of a new office in Dutch Harbor, Alaska.  “The opening of this office will give ISS a much needed presence in this area of Alaska, ” said Tod Gannett, VP...
August 28th, 2012 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Ship Agencies | Read More

Rickmers-Linie appoints Navitrans as its agent in Turkey

Rickmers-Linie, specialist in the global sea transportation of breakbulk, heavylift and project cargo, has appointed Navitrans as its agent in Turkey with immediate effect. Navitrans’ head office is based in Istanbul. Branch offices are located in Iskenderun, Izmir and Izmit. Contact details of...
August 14th, 2012 | Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC Sri Lanka expands to meet rising shipping demand

GAC Sri Lanka expands to meet rising shipping demand
Lars Bergstrom, Group Vice President, Indian Subcontinent, officiates at the opening of the new Galle office, with Preethilal Fernando, Director/CEO, GAC Sri Lanka (right in pink) Sri Lanka, 8 August 2012 – As the demand for ship supply services off Sri Lanka grows, so too has GAC Sri Lanka. The...
August 8th, 2012 | Events, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Tug and pilot boats strike action commences in Argentina

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, is warning of tug and pilot boats strike action in Argentina following a work to rule notification by the AB Union (SOMU). The union first began the work to rule action at Bahia Blanca port on 31 July with no advised...
August 2nd, 2012 | Ship Agencies | Read More

Inchcape Shipping Services opens new office in Mauritius

Inchcape Shipping Services opens new office in Mauritius
ISS CEO Capt. Claus Hyldager and Acting President of the Republic of Mauritius, Mrs Monique Oshan Bellepeau Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has expanded its operations into Mauritius, with the acquisition of Belship Co Ltd.  Renamed ISS Belship, this...
July 28th, 2012 | Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Agencies | Read More

FONASBA Supports Container Weight Verification Initiative

FONASBA, the international ship brokers and ship agents federation, this week gave its full backing to international government and industry efforts aimed at ensuring that shipping containers for export are accurately weighed. The initiative, which is being led by the World Shipping Council in concert...
July 11th, 2012 | Chartering, Sales and Purchases, Ship Agencies | Read More

GAC Pindar arrive in Qingdao ahead of the 2012 Extreme Sailing Series

GAC Pindar arrive in Qingdao ahead of the 2012 Extreme Sailing Series
GAC Pindar EX40 capsizes! Extreme Sailing Series Qingdao, China 2011. Photo credit:Lloyd Images, www.lloydimages.com Sailing team prepare for battle in Act two of the adrenaline-fueled international Series April 16 2012 The GAC Pindar sailing team is making its final preparations for Act 2 of the Extreme...
April 16th, 2012 | News, Ship Agencies, Sports | Read More

Rickmers-Linie appoints new representatives in France, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

  Rickmers Yokohama Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg based operator of heavy lift and project liner services, is now actively serving Bangladesh and Sri Lanka with direct calls in Chittagong and Colombo respectively. It has therefore appointed new agents in these two countries. In addition, a new agency...
March 26th, 2012 | Liner Shipping and Trade, Ship Agencies | Read More

MOL appoints new shipping agent in Romania and Ukraine

ROTTERDAM – Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), one of the world’s largest global multimodal transportation companies, is pleased to announce the appointment of a new shipping agent in Romania and Ukraine. As of March 1st, Amity Shipping will manage all MOL liner agency activities in Romania and Ukraine....
March 14th, 2012 | Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More