Wednesday 22nd May 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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SOLAS rules ‘misused’, says GSA

Shipper anger at fuel surcharge

The European Shippers’ Council has criticised the way the container shipping lines are planning to cover the higher rate of low sulphur fuel.

Sulphur surcharge ‘blatant profiteering’

Plans by shipping lines to introduce a “sulphur surcharge” are “unjustified and blatant profiteering”, according to the British International Freight Association.

Konecrane supplies Weserport with harbour crane

Weserport has introduced a new mobile harbour crane manufactured by Konecranes to replace the gantry slewing crane previously used to handle break bulk cargo and project loads at its terminal 1.

PD Ports partners with Seacon

UK port-based terminal operator and freight forwarder Seacon has established a partnership with PD Ports to provide its customers with a point of entry in the north of the UK.

DP World introduces hybrid tech

DP World is to introduce 12 hybrid straddle carriers at its terminal in Southampton as it aims to cut emissions and reduce its carbon footprint.

Inchcape splits to create ISS Global Forwarding

Inchcape Shipping Services Holding Ltd has been separated into two stand-alone companies – one focused on supply chain logistics, ISS Global Forwarding, and one focused on marine services.

Digital forwarder moves from Damco to Maersk

Twill, the digital freight forwarder created by Damco, has switched its brand affiliation to sister company Maersk, in a move designed to make it available to all Maersk customers.

24pc revenue rise for AP Møller–Mærsk

Revenue was up 24 per cent to $9.5 billion at AP Møller–Mærsk in the second quarter –  largely as a result of the purchase of Hamburg Süd. Without that, growth was 5.7 per cent.