Logistics

file Image: CREDIT DP World

DP World Q2 TEU Count Soars 10%

State-owned ports operator DP World on Tuesday reported second-quarter gross container volumes up 10.4 percent on a like-for-like basis and 10.7 percent on a reported basis.   DP World handled 17.6

Daniel Vargas (Photo: Crowley)

Crowley Names Vargas VP, Business Development

Crowley names Daniel Vargas new Vice President of International Business Development, prtnering with Jeffrey de la Combe to enhance Caribbean services   Veteran sales executive in ocean transportation

(Photo: Mammoet)

Mammoet Expands in the Middle East

Dutch heavy lift specialist Mammoet said it has opened new branch offices in Oman and the United Arab Emirates, having seen an increase in projects across the Middle East. Mammoet has been operating

(Photo: Al Sharqi Shipping)

CMA CGM Honors Al Sharqi Shipping

Al Sharqi Shipping said it has once again received the Top Customer Award from French container carrier CMA CGM, marking the fourth straight year the Dubai based logistics firm has been given the accolade.

Photo: University of Limerick, Ireland.

Europe to Build Ships of the Future

 A new European research project seeks to revolutionize the shipbuilding sector by replacing steel with composite materials for the construction of more efficient large length ships.   FIBRESHIP is

(Photo: Port Canaveral)

Port Canaveral Reports RO/RO Imports Milestone

More than 10,000 imported automobiles have crossed port docks bound for Florida markets   Port Canaveral staff recently boarded the MOL Mermaid Ace to welcome the captain and crew on her inaugural visit to the port.

(L-R standing) Godwin Xerri, MMF Board Member and Managing Director, Focal Marine Shipping Agency, Joe Borg, MMF Chairman and former EU Commissioner, Dr Ann Fenech, MMF Board Member and President of the Malta Maritime Lawyers’ Association, Joseph Bugeja, MMF CEO and General Manager, Malta Motorways of the Seas, (seated) Michael Callus, MMF Board Member, Head of Education, Safety, Quality Sub-Committees and Director Medsea Shipping Agency, and Matt Gilbert, Head of Business & Partnerships, The In

Malta Maritime Forum Targets Professional Education

The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and the Malta Maritime Forum have signed an MoU which will support the education of shipping professionals in Malta as part of the island’s maritime growth strategy.

Trade Flows Eliminate US Gasoline Surplus

The U.S. gasoline surplus has disappeared thanks to a sharp drop in prices which has caused imports from Europe to slow and exports to Latin America and other markets to accelerate since the start of June.

(Photo: NC Ports)

Intermodal Rail Service Returns to North Carolina Ports

The official return of intermodal rail to North Carolina Ports will begin July 28, 2017, when North Carolina Ports and CSX will commence a daily, intermodal rail service, dubbed the Queen City Express,between Wilmington and Charlotte.

Photo: Port of Antwerp

Antwerp Port Container Freight Up by 2.5%

 The port of Antwerp handled 111,385,518 tonnes of freight during the first six months of this year, 2.8% more than in the same period last year.    Container freight once more performed well after a number of exceptional years,

Shipping Perks up at Port of Little Rock

June saw a return to strong activity at the Port of Little Rock. Logistic Services Inc. (LSI), the Port’s stevedore, handled 42 barges with over 64,000 net tons of cargo during the month.  The main dock