Browsing: Ocean Freight

DHL sponsors Volvo ocean race

DHL is the official logistics partner of the 11th Volvo Ocean Race, a round-the world yacht race starting in Alicante, Spain, on 29th October

Maersk launches guaranteed container service

Maersk Line is launching a guaranteed on-time delivery service between Asia and Europe with a daily cut-off, which it reckons could save customers up to $500 per container, and cut inventory by 50 per cent

Maersk sees container growth

Global demand for seaborne containers will grow by six to eight per cent in 2011, Maersk said in its interim results but global supply of new tonnage is expected to grow more than the freight volumes especially on the Asia to Europe trade

MSC transfers to Felixstowe’s new berths

Mediterranean Shipping Company has transferred its flagship Asia-Europe services, the Lion and Silk Services, to Felixstowe’s new berths 8 and 9, which have been created specifically to deal with the next generation of container ships

Challenging the conventions of the chain

Container ships are going slower, the cost of fuel is rising, and maintaining security in extended supply chains is becoming increasingly critical. Malory Davies and Johanna Parsons examine the impact.

More mega-ships for Maersk

Maersk Line has enlisted Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering to build an additional ten Triple-E ships, after its original order in February

On the move

All change at K+N; All aboard at the International Air Cargo Association; Georgiou becomes president of ALEM; Board role for distribution chief; Damco South America chief

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