Wednesday 20th Feb 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

Viewing all Ocean Freight articles

Containers lost from MSC Zoe in storm

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company has called in a salvage company to coordinate the retrieval of cargo lost from the MSC Zoe in heavy weather in the North Sea on 2nd January.

SOLAS rules ‘misused’, says GSA

Shippers call for end to liner shipping block exemption

The Global Shippers Forum has called on the European Commission to revoke and replace the Consortia Block Exemption Regulation (BER), which allows shipping lines with a combined market share of below 30 per cent to enter into cooperation agreements or to provide joint cargo transport services.

DP World acquires Unifeeder

DP World has acquired the Unifeeder Group, valued at €660 million, which operates a container feeder and shortsea network in Northern Europe with connectivity to 100 ports, serving both deep-sea container hubs and the intra-Europe container freight market.

ABB trials remotely operated passenger ferry

ABB and Helsinki City Transport trialled the remote operation of passenger ferry Suomenlinna II through a test area near Helsinki harbour, demonstrating the possibility of human oversight of vessels from anywhere.

Maersk sets out 2050 CO2 targets

A.P. Møller – Maersk has set out its goal to reach carbon neutrality by 2050 and aims to have carbon neutral vessels commercially viable by 2030 as part of this goal.

British Gypsum awards contract to PD Ports

PD Ports has signed a multi-million pound five-year bulk handling contract with plaster and plasterboard products manufacturer British Gypsum at Teesport.

SEKO partners with ShipStation

SEKO Logistics has partnered with ShipStation to increase its e-commerce merchants’ ability to grow in new cross-border markets.

Rhenus PartnerShip takes over ČSPL

Rhenus PartnerShip has taken over Czech inland waterway shipping company ČSPL in November to expand its European inland waterways presence.

ASM plans for delays to new customs system

Agency Sector Management is working on contingency plans for businesses affected by the new UK’s Customs Declaration Service in case full roll-out of the new system is delayed.