Tuesday 20th Aug 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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First half loss for container line

Shipping line owner AP Moller-Maersk showed a loss for the first half of 2009 of $540m compared to a profit of $2.5 billion in 2008, after sales fell 25 per cent to $22.8 billion million.

Profile: Tim Scharwath

It's one thing to survive a rocky economic period, it's another to thrive from it. But one man who is set on making this a reality is Tim Scharwath, Kuehne + Nagel's chief executive for North West Europe. He talks to Jessica Davies.

Maersk Logistics and Damco merge

The A.P. Moller - Maersk Group is set to merge its supply chain management business Maersk Logistics and freight forwarding arm Damco under the single brand name Damco on 7th September 2009.

First call for new Asia-Europe service

Maersk’s AE1 Asia-Europe service has made its first call at Felixstowe. The 6,600 teu Sine Maersk, which arrived at from Tanjung Pelepas in Malaysia, is one of eleven ships of between 6,600 and 8,600 teu on the service.

Increasing Oceania services

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics is increasing its ocean service from the United States to Oceania from three to four sailings per month.

Centralised ocean gateway

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics UK has centralised its gateway network for LCL ocean freight business at it Bradford office

Maersk reports reduced CO2 emissions

A.P. Moller - Maersk has reported a three per cent decrease in carbon dioxide emissions for its fleet of container vessels and tankers in the last year, with a total reduction of 8.9 per cent in the six years from 2002 – 2007.

Trans Ocean expands service with Seatrans

Trans Ocean Distribution, part of the JF Hillebrand Group, has bought Seatrans Manufacturing (Proprietary), which supplies flexitank equipment used for shipping bulk liquids.