Monday 19th Aug 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Maersk to offer digital ocean customs clearance

Maersk has launched a customs clearance online shipping management platform to cater to the different rules, regulations and laws cargo is put through in various countries when it comes to importing and exporting ocean cargo.

Stena’s new Irish Sea ferry launched

The Stena Edda, which will be used to increase capacity on the Liverpool-Belfast route, has been floated out of the dock at the Avic Weihai Shipyard in China.

Electrameccanica chooses Crane

Electrameccanica Vehicles Corporation, which manufactures electric vehicles, has chosen Crane Worldwide to ship cars from the factory in Chongqing, China to Los Angeles and Vancouver.

New cargo chief for Dover

Nik Scott-Gray, chief executive of Montrose Port Authority, is to become general manager for Port of Dover Cargo in July.

DSV and Panalpina agree merger terms

DSV and Panalpina have agreed to merge to create £13.6 billion business named DSV Panalpina employing 60,000 people in 90 countries.

Rotterdam marine bio-fuel trial starts

CMA CGM’s 5,095 TEU White Shark has been refuelled with sustainable marine bio-fuel while calling at Rotterdam as part of a trial by GoodShipping Program which includes IKEA Transport & Logistics Services, CMA CGM and the Port of Rotterdam.

Rhenus acquires Rodair Group

The Rhenus Group has acquired Rodair, the Canadian logistics solutions specialist headquartered in Toronto.

£60m funding for Port of Tyne

The Port of Tyne is to receive a £60 million refinancing package from Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking to develop a number of major infrastructure projects.

Profits boost for Maersk

AP Moller – Maersk increased EBITDA by eight per cent to $3.8 billion last year saying it had benefited from higher freight rates, efficiencies gained from the integration of continuing operations, and synergies from the acquisition of Hamburg Süd.