European Ports & Shipping Conference 2014

Teaser: 3rd European Ports & Shipping Conference 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands United Market Insight is proud to announce the upcoming 3rd European Ports & Shipping Conference 2014, Amsterdam, Netherlands. This 2 day international conference will bring together the largest ports, logistics and shipping companies operating out of Europe and throughout the world. Investment strategies, maintenance of ports and enhancing intermodal links will be some of the other topics covered at this

Geodis Wilson awarded 'Airfreight Forwarder of the Year'

At the global World Air Cargo Awards Ceremony Geodis Wilson, the international freight management and logistics provider, has been awarded Airfreight Forwarder of the Year 2014 at the global World Air Cargo Awards Ceremony in Shanghai. Geodis Wilson celebrated its third win after 2010 and 2011 at the prestigious Air Cargo Awards, hosted by leading global publication in the sector, Air Cargo Week. Voted for by airfreight service users around

Gulftainer awarded 35-year concession of Port Canaveral’s container and cargo terminal

Growth is in line with Gulftainer’s vision to expand to 35 terminals in five continents by 2020 Gulftainer, a subsidiary of Crescent Enterprises and one of the world’s largest privately owned port management and logistics companies, today marked its expansion into the USA, as part of its strategic vision to operate 35 terminals in five continents by 2020. Gulftainer secured a 35-year concession from Port Canaveral in Florida State to

Allseas support the 999 Round Britain Coastal Challenge

The 9 days, 9 hours and 9 minutes challenge We regularly help our clients move big and complex shipments across the globe, but this time we’re supporting a very different kind of challenge. The Watersafe UK Search & Rescue Team (WUKSART) will be attempting to circumnavigate the entire coastline of Britain in a Rigid Inflatable Boat (sponsored by Allseas) to raise funds for both WUKSART and the Royal National Lifeboat

Room to grow: New offices for Allseas Global in Bingham

Expansion in Bingham Allseas Global Logistics has moved into a new state-of-the-art office – with further expansion and new opportunities on the agenda. The company has grown rapidly in recent years and has been moving into new specialist areas of logistics. The new office, at Bingham, provides plenty of room to continue that growth, says branch manager Darren Sorsby. “We had outgrown our previous office space and needed to move

Allseas signs pioneering partnership to serve Afghanistan

A new partnership between Allseas Global and Raaziq A unique new partnership between Allseas Global Logistics and Pakistan’s Raaziq International will help to maintain two critical supply chain corridors into and out of Afghanistan as the country rebuilds after years of conflict. Allseas has recently signed an MOU agreement with Raaziq International, the number one logistics group in Pakistan. The agreement will focus on the survival of two routes established

UK to Philippines

Cable reel weighing 58 tons transported as breakbulk cargo from Newcastle to Manila Tuscor Lloyds picked up the steel wire rope reel from the manufacturers in Newcastle and transported the heavy cargo by road to the port of Felixstowe 300miles south of Newcastle. The project cargo team at Tuscor Lloyds opted to ship the cargo from Felixstowe rather than the port of Newcastle because this allowed a reduced transit time

Every link in the chain at TOC Europe 2014

TOC’s key speakers analyse supply chain collaboration Optimising supply chains depends on real collaboration between stakeholders. Cargo owners, carriers, container terminal operators and logistics service providers all need to have trust and confidence in each other in terms of sharing common goals and relevant information. But it remains a bone of contention as to whether this collaboration is really happening in today’s globalised logistics industry. Slow steaming and skipped sailings

Logistics Company offers Europe wide air cargo charter flights

BDA freighter charter aircraft can be flown to any airport Europe wide Specialist time critical logistics provider BDA (Bespoke Distribution Aviation) is offering a freighter charter aircraft that can be flown to any airport Europe wide including the Mediterranean rim and North Africa, enabling delivery of goods and components hours after the charter booking. Quotations are immediate and, subject to crew and aircraft availability, the aircraft can be launched within

The P3 Network will not be implemented

Following decision by the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) in China The Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) has announced that they have not approved the P3 Network (P3). P3 was a long-term operational vessel sharing agreement proposed by MSC, CMA CGM, and Maersk Line. The MOFCOM’s decision follows a review under China’s merger control rules. The P3 partners take note of and respect MOFCOM’s decision. Subsequently, the partners have agreed to