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Noatum Logistics strengthens its position in Asia

A map of Noatum Logistics' office

Noatum Logistics is now directly present in 28 countries, having acquired PT. JCL Indonesia and further reinforcing its business in Asia with offices in Jakarta, Surabaya, Semarang, Bandung and Yogyakarta. The acquisition means the integration of more than 20 years of experience in the Indonesian market, thereby consolidating Noatum’s experience in the country and the quality of service that the ... Read More »

Hinterland connection between Zeebrugge and Duisburg complete

The hinterland connection has allowed for the regular transport of goods between the facilities

A new hinterland connection between Cosco Shipping Port Zeebrugge Terminal (CSP) and the Port of Duisburg has been completed, which has allowed regular transport of goods to start between the two facilities. Cosco Shipping Lines has expanded its activities as part of the “Belt & Road” initiative with two weekly maritime connections from China to Zeebrugge which has allowed Duipsort ... Read More »

New CEO for DP World UK

Ernst Schulze, the new DP World UK CEO

DP World has appointed a new CEO of UK operations, Ernst Schulze, who will oversee the Southampton and London Gateway container terminals, the Logistics Park at London Gateway and Community Network Services (CNS). Schulze has moved from Ecuador where he had been heading up the development of DP World Posorja, which will sit adjacent to a 100 ha logistics zone ... Read More »

CMA CGM launches first 23,000 teu LNG-powered ship

The ships will be distinguished from the rest of the fleet by a special livery proudly displaying an “LNG POWERED” logo

CMA CGM has launched the first of its’ fleet of nine French-flagged 23,000 teu Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) vessels, the CMA CGM Jacques Saade, which is currently the world’s largest LNG-powered containership. The vessel will join CMA CGM Group’s fleet in 2020 on the French Asia Line (Asia-Northern Europe) and will be registered in the French International Register (RIF), confirming ... Read More »

Gaussin plans bid in second AGV tender for Tuas Mega Port

The Tuas Mega Port Project

Gaussin Manugistique and Singapore Technologies Engineering Land Systems (STELS) will bid together for the second lot of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) for the Tuas Mega Port Project, which will be the largest port AGV call for tenders in history. The calls for tenders concerning the second lot of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) is planned for 2020 and will allow Gaussin ... Read More »

Maersk: Containerised trade in India recorded slower growth than the global average

Containerised trade in India has slowed to 1% in the second quarter of 2019, compared to 9% in the same period last year, and is below the global average growth according to Maersk’s India Trade Report. The report attributed this slowdown to a “cocktail of international factors” such as slowing trade growth, and growing trade tensions – coupled with domestic ... Read More »

Konecranes launches three new lifting products

Konecranes has launched three new lifting products to target existing and new industrial customers in segments including general manufacturing, automotive and various process industries. The S-, C- and M- series represents the next generation of the manufacturer’s three existing products and have brought new technology and innovation to areas such as motor drives, rope, reeving systems and clutches and brakes. ... Read More »

Eurogate plans to open a new container terminal at Damietta Port

Eurogate signed an MoU with the Damietta Port Authority

Contship Italia and Eurogate, in partnership with the Damietta Port Authority (DPA), have planned to set up the biggest logistic system in Africa and in the Middle East which includes a new container terminal at Damietta Port. Representing an investment of €750m (US$824.5m), the first phase of this project will also include a railway line, dry port and a cargo ... Read More »

Crowley Maritime Corp chooses Xvela for collaborative stowage planning

Crowley Maritime Corp has selected Navis’ Xvela for stowage planning and to help its users throughout Central America, the Caribbean and the Southeastern United States to work more efficiently. In addition to operating a sizable fleet of vessels, Crowley also operates several terminals and so it chose Xvela to support strong inter- and intra-organisational collaboration following a successful trial in ... Read More »