»The 3rd Global Freight Forward2014-09-10
Event: The 3rd Global Freight Forwarding Conference 2014
Date: 17 - 19 September 2014
Venue: Shanghai, China
»RORO Exhibition and Conference2014-05-14
Event: RORO Exhibition and Conference
Date: 24 - 26 June 2014
Venue: London, UK
»TOC CSC: Americas 20142014-03-10
Event:TOC Container Supply Chain: Americas 2014
Date: 14-16 October 2014
Interview with Arturo Chavez, Commercial Manager of Smart Logistics Group
SMART LOGISTICS GROUP is a premier transportation and logistics company, with coverage in SPAIN/EUROPE. Our value-added services portfolio includes import and export freight management, truck brokerage, intermodal, load/mode and network optimization, and global visibility. We provide freight forwarding, customs brokerage, warehousing and all other logistics services.
Interview with Ordan Cargo, Managing Director of Ordan Cargo Ltd
We are " ORDAN CARGO LTD" a freight forwarding & logistics company based in Tel Aviv, Israel since 2001 having presences at all main ports ASHDOD/HAIFA/TLV for Import/Export/Cross SEA/AIR. We provide excellent and creative logistics solutions as well as quality service with competitive prices.
Interview with Norman Gatgens, Managing Director of HTK Shipping & Logistics GmbH
HTK was found in 2004, it is a private owned international forwarding agent. We r specialized in real forwarding biz – arranging solution from /to Europe incl. Russia/CIS states In three languages: German, English, Russian. Our staff is working only on “key accounts” – that Mean for our clients no to change the department while having some new direction in need. That also mean that our employees can handle all kind of transports, from LCL to FCL, break bulk, OoG, FTL, Part-trucks, warehousing, heavy loads, airfreight/seafreight, DG Cargoes and Customs Clearance – Import and Export wise.
Interview with Pezhman Zhalehpour, Operation Manager of Saba Container Services International Transport Co.
Saba Container Services International Transport is A Carrier/Forwarder Company which can provide Road /Rail service from Iran to CIS countries, Afghanistan, Iraq and vice versa .The powerful fleet of Normal flatbed trucks, Low bed trucks, Reefer trucks enables us to establish best possible services with the most logical rates. Our Rail service covers the transit service from Iran to CIS countries with covered (closed) wagon and Plat forms.Also with good business relationship with most of the shipping lines and ocean carriers, we can offer competitive ocean freight and comprehensive sea service for our good clients.
Interview with Ming Liu, Managing Director of Accelerators Worldwide Systems, LLC
Accelerators Worldwide Systems is a rising star in the logistics management industry, with decades of combined experience between our company leaders. We provide integrated transportation, customs brokerage, and warehousing and distribution services on a global basis. Our extensive network of strategic partners allows us to serve the shipping community in numerous areas of the supply chain. Our commitment is to provide you with efficient, convenient, and cost effective solutions for all of your shipping needs.
With the aim of further improving the quality of the service towards its customers, Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) has taken over Dutch repair yard D. van de Wetering in Rotterdam, one of the oldest ship repair companies in North West Europe having been operational since 1880.
Water seepage through the third set of locks on the Pacific side of the Panama Canal was the result of a lack of steel reinforcement where they were was subject to stress testing, according to Shipping Gazette.
»Cosco Pacific slips 1.3pc2015-09-28
Cosco Pacific throughput fell 1.3 per cent to 5.88 million TEU in August, its first month of decline in 2015 for the global port operator of the Cosco group.
Japanese shipping and logistics heavyweight, NYK Group, has signed a joint venture agreement with Intermodal SA to establish the NYK Auto Logistics Colombia SAS (NYKCOL), a logistics company for finished cars.
Rickmers-Linie, the Hamburg-based specialist for liner services in breakbulk, heavy lift and project shipping, has appointed Wouter Huybrechts as new President & CEO of Rickmers-Linie (America) Inc.
The Panama Canal cruise ship season 2015-2016 will officially begin on October 3 with the transit of Costa Luminosa, on a voyage from Italy around the world.
StreamLines, a specialist carrier between Europe and the Caribbean and from the Caribbean, Colombia and Costa Rica to Europe, has appointed Scandinavian Shipping & Logistics as its agent in Norway, Denmark, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
French shipping line CMA CGM is expanding the port rotation for its ASEA service by adding a call at Laem Chabang in Thailand, and extending the total rotation time from six weeks to seven, starting from October 2. The service is jointly operated with Emirates Shipping.
On Friday 11 September, the Wei-Li crane ship slipped her lines at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque to make the short trip up to Rotterdam after 10 days of maintenance and repairs. The 141-metre, 18,330 DWT crane ship required special dock bed arrangements, not least because of the 3,000 tonne crane mounted on her stern and her unconventional hull form.
Towage operator Towmar Baltic UAB recently renewed its fleet with two new Damen ASD Tugs 2810. The ship assistance and marine service company provides services to customers calling at the Port of Klaipeda (Lithuania) and the Port of Liepaja (Latvia) in the Baltic Sea region. TAK 10 and TAK 11 will operate in both ports.
»Lines plan US-Asia rate rises2015-09-16
Container shipping lines operating on the Transpacific trades will try to implement “across-the-board” freight rate rises on westbound services from the start of next month, with more hikes likely in November and December.
The Shanghai Containerised Freight Index (SCFI) is adding fuel to the fire of volatile container shipping rates, exacerbating lines’ difficulties in raising rates in an environment of overcapacity, according to NYK Line chief executive Jeremy Nixon.
TAIWAN – JAPAN – SWEDEN – The Evergreen Group has signed an order with Japanese shipbuilder Imabari for ten 2,800 TEU class B-type vessels in addition to the order for ten similar vessels announced last month from CSBC in Taiwan. With all twenty newbuildings set to be deployed in the intra-Asia trade, the vessels will measure 211 metres in length, 32.8 metres wide, and have a design draft of 10 metres and, with a capacity of around 2,800 TEU, the ships are designed to load 13 rows of containers on deck, which is within the span of existing gantry cranes at major ports in the area.
»Program is 93 percent complete2015-09-09
Earlier in June, the filling of the new locks began, marking the start of a planned and methodical phase of operational testing of the Locks, including its culvert valves, maintenance bulkheads and gates. This stage of testing is meant to timely detect and correct any deficiencies in the project. The Panama Canal technical team is closely involved to ensure that all tests meet the quality standards established in the contract.
THE biggest ship ever to come into Puget Sound, the 11,400-TEU CMA CGM Callisto, has docked at Terminal 18 in Seattle, heralding the arrival of mega-ships cascading into the transpacific trades.
The 3rd Global Freight Forwarding Conference 2014 launched by Jctrans Logistics Network is to be magnificently held at Crowne Plaza Shanghai Harbour City from 17 September to 19 September.
»How to Book Shipping Space2014-08-26
The exporter can book shipping space with a carrier or carrier's agent directly or through a customs broker or forwarder. In practice, it is not uncommon for the exporter to select a carrier and shipping schedule and let the customs broker or forwarder book the space.
»What is Shipping Order (S/O)2014-08-26
The shipping order---shipping permit---is issued by the shipping company to a shipper with a confirmed space booking, authorizing the receiving clerk (cargo checker) at the container terminal or dock to receive a specified amount of goods from the named shipper.
»What is Transhipments2014-08-26
The prefix "trans-" means over or to the other side of. Transhipment or transshipment (written with two letter 's')---transit shipment---means a shipment destined to a port or an interior point (location or depot) is best reached by connecting shipment(s) from other port(s) and/or point(s). It is the unloading and reloading of cargo from one means of conveyance to another, in the same or different modes of transportation, during the course of carriage from the place of shipment to the place of destination stipulated in the letter of credit (L/C).
»What is Dock Receipt2014-08-26
The dock receipt---shipping note---when signed by the receiving clerk (cargo checker) at the container terminal or dock is a proof of the delivery of goods.