ACL announces names of G4 vessels

The largest RORO/Containerships in the world Construction is progressing on Atlantic Container Line’s new G4 vessels, which will be the largest RORO/Containerships in the world. The G4 vessels will replace ACL’s existing fleet of G3’s operating in the company’s transatlantic service. When the construction of the G‐4’s started in 2013, ACL’s parent company, the Grimaldi Group, decided that ACL’s employees would hold a contest to name the new vessels. Over 5,000 name proposals were

DKT Allseas Shipping takes on UK ship agency

For Shipping Corporation of India DKT Allseas Shipping has been appointed as the UK liner agent and representative for the Shipping Corporation of India (SCI). Taking over the agency with effect from November 1, DKT Allseas Shipping will be based in Tilbury, Essex. The agreement is based on a longstanding relationship, in which DKT has been SCI’s agent in Belgium since 2008. The UK venture will add an in-depth knowledge

A consolidation of leaders in the anti-counterfeiting and brand protection markets

Holoptica offers a range of both traditional and new technologies Holoptica is a consolidation of four companies, all with many years’ experience of innovation in anti-counterfeiting, Brand Protection and authentication solutions. Operating in government I.D and Brand Protection, Holoptica offers a range of both traditional and new technologies for the protection and authentication of documents and merchandise. From our California based head office, situated in Belmont at the heart of

Spain to Mexico – Concrete Plant

Tuscor Lloyds sends a shipment of equipment across the Atlantic Tuscor Lloyds has again worked with clients in the construction industry to transport a concrete plant from Spain to Mexico. The project was split into two shipments, the first shipment of cargo was collected from the manufacturers in Murcia, Spain and transported by road as out of gauge cargo to the port of Valencia from which it would sail to

Take your business worldwide at Going Global 2014

Returns to Olympia London on 27-28 November If you’re looking to expand your business internationally, export products or set up overseas operations, then you need to visit the Going Global exhibition and conference at Olympia London on November 27-28. The show specially caters for the latest globalisation demands that are being placed on UK businesses and promises to be an unmissable event for companies that are looking to ‘go global’.

IAG Cargo enhances premium freight handling facility

Customers will benefit from an even higher standard of customer service IAG Cargo today announces that it has completed a number of significant infrastructure upgrades to Premia, its London Heathrow-based premium freight handling facility. Customers using relevant IAG Cargo premium products, including Constant Climate and Prioritise, will benefit from an even higher standard of customer service, helping to ensure that shipments get to their markets on time and in perfect

Winner of TT Club-sponsored Young Freight Forwarder Award announced

South African forwarder wins  Each year at the FIATA Annual Congress the achievements of young freight forwarders from around the world are celebrated via an awards programme. TT Club is proud to have sponsored this award, now in its sixteenth year, since its foundation. The process of awarding the honour of Young Freight Forwarder of the Year (YIFFY) began earlier this year when entrants from all over the world submitted

A bigger future for The Logistics Guild

Skills for Logistics partners with the BiS Henderson Academy to develop The Logistics Guild The Logistics Guild, created by Skills for Logistics in 2012 as a free-to-join member network offering support, guidance, development and jobs to its members, has entered a new phase of development through a partnership agreement with the BiS Henderson Academy. Under the arrangement the BiS Henderson Academy will work on behalf of Skills for Logistics to