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  • Grimaldi launches ro-ro service between Mediterranean and Mexico

    April 19, 2017

    Italian ocean ro-ro provider, Grimaldi Group, has set up a service between Italy and Mexico dedicated to carrying vehicles, rolling freight and project cargo. The service connects the Italian ports of Civitavecchia and Savona with the port of Veracruz in Mexico. It will run via Turkey’s port of Gemlik and ports in North America, including …

  • Cordero leaves FMC to lead the Port of Long Beach

    April 19, 2017

    Mario Cordero (pictured, right) has been appointed as executive director of the Port of Long Beach in California, the second busiest container port in the US. He is leaving his role as a Federal Maritime Commission member having served as chairman for almost six years until January, when US president Donald Trump appointed Michael Khouri …

  • Logistics providers recognised in GM supplier awards

    April 5, 2017

    General Motors has once again recognised the services of its logistics providers at its annual Supplier of the Year awards, held in Orlando, Florida, on March 31st. Out of the 118 global tier suppliers from 15 countries that received awards for products and services in 2016, 11 were from the global logistics sector. The awards …

  • Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics begins trading on Oslo stock exchange

    April 5, 2017

    Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics ASA (WWL ASA) began trading on the Oslo stock exchange – the Oslo Børs – on Wednesday (April 5th), following completion of the ownership merger announced in September last year. The company, which is worth 17.9 billion krone ($2 billion), said it was among the 10 largest listed shipping and logistics companies …

  • Euro Marine Logistics launches Biscay ro-ro service

    April 4, 2017

    Short-sea operator Euro Marine Logistics (EML) has begun operating a new ro-ro service between Spain, Belgium, France and the UK. The company, a joint venture between Mitsui OSK Lines and Höegh Autoliners, said in March that it would be deploying two medium-sized vessels, each with a capacity of 1,500 car equivalent units (CEU), on the …

  • European ports: Sailing into a tide of protectionism?

    April 4, 2017

    The repercussions of last year’s political eruptions have yet to be felt in Europe’s ports and growth is expected to continue this year, bringing with it much-needed investment. But port operators and shipping companies remain on alert for any shift in trading patterns While last year was one of political earthquakes, from Britain’s vote to …

  • Neptune Lines adds service between Europe, UK and Ireland following Renault contract

    March 29, 2017

    Short-sea operator, Neptune Lines, is adding a new ro-ro service between northern Spain, France, the UK and Ireland following a contract with Renault. The company is dedicating two vessels to a direct, weekly service that it said would also serve all major customers in the region, covering vehicles, high and heavy cargo and special loads. …

  • Ekol Logistics enters Slovenia

    March 29, 2017

    Turkish transport and logistics provider Ekol Logistics has officially entered its 15th country with the establishment of a local branch in Slovenia. “Ekol Slovenia will provide services of international and domestic FTL [full truckload] and groupage transport,” said Miha Ulcar, manager of the Slovenian branch. The company, which will be operational within a couple of …

  • Steimler replaces Nakai as head of NYK Group Europe

    March 29, 2017

    Global transport and logistics provider, NYK Group, has appointed Svein Steimler (pictured) as president and CEO of its European business. He succeeds Takuji Nakai, who is returning to NYK in Tokyo as a corporate officer on the board and taking on the role of an adviser for the container division and president of NYK Container …

  • Major investment to double vehicle handling at Philadelphia port

    March 22, 2017

    The US state of Pennsylvania is investing $93m in the port of Philadelphia’s finished vehicle terminal to more than double annual import capacity there to 350,000 vehicles. The move is part of an overall $300m government investment in infrastructure, warehousing and equipment at the port. The capital investment programme was first announced in November last year …