Category: Shipping

ONE becomes GoodShipping pioneer

Sustainable cargo initiative GoodShipping has today announced that it has successfully collaborated with leading container shipping liner Ocean Network Express (ONE) to advance the uptake of biofuel-driven carbon reduction services across the container shipping segment. In a recent trial with ONE on November 22, 2020, the 4,803 TEU MOL EXPERIENCE was refuelled with sustainable marine biofuel at the Port of Rotterdam while carrying cargo for GoodShipping pioneers Dopper, Blygold, Geelen

ProGlove announces senior executive changes

ProGlove, the leader in ergonomic wearables for industry, promotes Ilhan Kolko to Chief Product Officer. Out of ProGlove’s US headquarters in Chicago, Kolko will oversee product development and all related aspects. In this role, Kolko reports directly to ProGlove’s CEO, Andreas Koenig. At the same time, ProGlove promotes Konstantin Brunnbauer to Vice President Production & Hardware Engineering. Brunnbauer will be responsible for hardware development and production of the wearables-specialist He

Abu Dhabi Ports Hits 2020 Targets in Bid to Drive Global Trade and Logistics Industry

In facing the extraordinary challenge of a once in a generation pandemic, Abu Dhabi Ports has weathered 2020 particularly well, continuing to grow and expand its overall capacity and capabilities and emerge stronger than ever before. With the advent of COVID-19, the company successfully raised its profile worldwide as a responsible player in the trade and logistics sector with the Horns of Hope campaign. This innovative initiative reached more than

Ocean Carriers Battle the Covid Cargo Crunch

The unparalleled disruptions to the international supply chain experienced over the last year are not caused by one party in the chain; they are the result of sudden and radical changes to the demand for goods due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Industry analysts, observers and participants agree on that. To get through this time and stabilize supply chains all parties need to work together, taking a constructive

GEODIS expands and renames its specialist Project Logistics business

GEODIS is widening its range of worldwide project logistics services. At the same time, GEODIS is positioning this specialised offer with a new name in the market, changing from GEODIS Industrial Projects to GEODIS Project Logistics. The name change reflects the more diversified service portfolio of GEODIS in this sector which now goes beyond serving the industrial segment. In addition to GEODIS’ growing activity in the Renewable Energy market, as

Maritime

Shippeo secures $32M investment from Battery Ventures and existing investors

Shippeo, the European leader in real-time transportation visibility (RTTV), today announces a $32 million investment. This new round is co-led by Battery Ventures, a global, technology focused investment firm and existing investors (NGP Capital, ETF Partners, Partech and Bpifrance Digital Venture). Shippeo will use the investment to strengthen its market-leading position and continue delivering on product innovation. The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the need for supply-chain visibility, with major shippers

Abu Dhabi Ports Accelerates Transportr’s Inland Container Depot

Abu Dhabi Ports, part of ADQ, one of the region’s largest holding companies, has signed an agreement with Transportr Ltd to manage its inland container depot (ICD) in Musaffah, provide handling facilities within the ICD and deliver fully inclusive transportation solutions for containers between the ICD and Khalifa Port. The agreement will not only improve connectivity between Transportr’s depot located within Ittihad Paper Mill LLC and Khalifa Port, but will

Brexit

Brexit red tape is creating a sticky mess at borders, says ParcelHero

Brexit bureaucracy is now creating delays and pushing up costs, says international delivery expert ParcelHero. It says up to 20% of parcels and trucks are being stopped at some borders. Brexit delays and costs are escalating rapidly, warns the international courier services expert ParcelHero. The parcel comparison site says couriers and retailers are now struggling with the burden of complex new paperwork, with 20% of parcels and the same proportion

Supply Chain

Lineage Logistics Partners with Turvo to Launch Lineage Link

Lineage Logistics, LLC (“Lineage” or the “Company”), the world’s largest temperature-controlled industrial REIT and logistics solutions provider, today announced the launch of Lineage Link through a partnership with Turvo, a provider of collaborative logistics software designed for global supply chains. Lineage Link, powered by Turvo, is a unified and fully integrated supply-chain technology solution that seamlessly connects the Lineage network, driving collaboration, performance and efficiency for all supply chain participants.

The future of the shipping industry

The shipping industry has faced challenges in 2020, so what technologies and innovations will help the efficiency and ease of the shipping landscape in 2021  The world economy will recover following the COVID-19 pandemic and it will be the global shipping industry that will be at the forefront of this fightback. Yet the sector will not emerge unscathed and there will be economic casualties and any recovery will take time.