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AAPA Weclome New DRIVE Act Legislation

Jun 25, 2015

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) - the unified and recognized voice of seaports in the Americas – today applauded inclusion of several key seaport industry freight mobility priorities in new legislation that was approved this morning by the U…

French Port Strike Brings Travel Chaos

Jun 23, 2015

A strike by French ferry workers is causing travel chaos in the south of England and Eurostar services from London are experiencing long delays. Calais strike is over - but motorists still face lengthy delays. Sailings have been resumed…

MICCO to Invest in Khalifa Port's Industrial Zone

Jun 23, 2015

Abu Dhabi Ports sees MICCO establish a world-class logistics business center at Kizad.Abu Dhabi Ports, operator and manager of ports and industrial zones in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, has signed a standard Musataha agreement (SMA) with Al…

Aliança Christens 2nd Cabotage Boxship

Jun 22, 2015

With the christening of the new container ship “Vicente Pinzón”, the Hamburg Süd subsidiary Alianҫa has momentarily completed the expansion and modernisation of its cabotage fleet. In the past two years, Alianҫa has launched a total of six newbuildings for its cabotage services…

Life Time Achievement Award for Contship's Battistello

Jun 22, 2015

Contship Italia Group has received a Life Time Achievement Award for Cecilia Eckelmann-Battistello, President of the Group and member of the board of Eurokai GmbH & Co. KgaA, the majority shareholder of Contship Italia SpA. The award has…

7th Annual UK Ports Conference to Take Off Tomorrow

Jun 22, 2015

Tomorrow 23rd June international law firm Hill Dickinson LLP will be holding  its UK Ports Conference focusing on ‘The Future of UK Ports: changing regulation, shipping trend updates and new opportunities in the supply chain’. The 7th…

KNOT Orders New Tanker for Charter with BG Group

Jun 18, 2015

Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers AS (KNOT) has concluded a time-charter contract with Brazil Shipping 1 Limited, a subsidiary of the U.K. energy supplier BG GROUP PLC.  This contract is for a maximum 20-year period starting from the second…

Using Key Data to Remain Competitive

Jun 16, 2015

During a conference in Oslo, KVH CEO Martin Kits van Heyningen urged maritime operators to utilize big data in order to remain competitiveThe future competitiveness of the maritime industry will be affected by how rapidly shipping operators take advantage of big data…

Cargomatic Hires Whiteley as COO

Jun 11, 2015

Cargomatic announced that technology executive Sean Whiteley has joined the company as chief operating officer. Whiteley will be charged with overseeing operations, sales and marketing efforts for Cargomatic as it continues its mission to transform local trucking through its mobile technology…

China to be the Top Shipping Nation by 2030

Jun 11, 2015

China’s total international shipping volume will reach 6.2bn tons, which will account for 17% of the world’s shipping volume, says 2030 China Shipping Development Outlook report published by the Shanghai International Shipping Institute. Container…

Head of Greece's Biggest Port Piraeus Resigns

Jun 10, 2015

The head of Greece's biggest port Piraeus will step down, a statement said on Wednesday, after the port was once more named as a target for privatisation in the country's cash-for-reforms negotiations with international creditors.Chief Executive Yiorgos Anomeritis has headed the port since 2009…

Terminal Operator HHLA Prepares for Big Vessels

Jun 08, 2015

Port of Hamburg terminal operator Hamburger Hafen und Logisitik AG (HHLA) is making further preparations for the latest generation of mega-ships.  It has ordered two new container gantry cranes for its Container Terminal Tollerort (CTT)…

Kawam to Lead Globe Express Services

Jun 08, 2015

The board of directors of Globe Express Services (GES) has appointed Mustapha Kawam as the company’s new president and chief executive officer. Kawam takes the helm of GES after working for the company for 20 years. The company in 1995 and has held a range of leadership positions in the company…

Iran and Russia Linked Across the Caspian Sea

Jun 08, 2015

A subsidiary of Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) has launched a series of new routes across the Caspian linking Russia and Kazakhstan, reports Informatore Navale. This initiative will bring six sailings per month for new services…

Korea-Thailand Dry Canal to Carry Ship by Rail?

Jun 05, 2015

South Korea mulls a US$4.8-billion (S$6.5 b) 'rail canal' project to Thailand that would be able to cut 2,000km and two days off the shipping route through the Strait of Malacca, reports Reuters. The project that could entail the new concept of a 'dry canal' for conveying ships by rail…

Logistics News

GAC to Acquire Quadrant Pacific’s Ship Agency Business

GAC to Acquire Quadrant Pacific’s Ship Agency Business

US East Coast Port Union Strike Threat to Test Shippers' Nerves

US East Coast Port Union Strike Threat to Test Shippers' Nerves

Brazil's Container Port Operator Seeks to Avert 'Congestion' Surcharge

Brazil's Container Port Operator Seeks to Avert 'Congestion' Surcharge

Xeneta: US Importers Caught in a Vicious Circle

Xeneta: US Importers Caught in a Vicious Circle

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