A part of its global growth strategy SBS Worldwide has promoted their USA CEO Lars Kloch to CEO – Freight Division, expanding his existing US role to take responsibility of their global freight operations.
Kloch takes up the role with immediate effect and will become responsible for developing SBS Worldwide’s global freight product offering, both nationally and internationally.
SBS Worldwide Group Chairman, [ More ].
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PD Ports has announced the creation of 13 full time permanent positions for Teesport based apprentices.
The new dock operations roles in both bulks and container related areas of the business will commence at the end of April, after the existing apprenticeship programme completes.
The programme took over 18 months of training and is on track to achieve 100% success [ More ].
2013/03/14 - New council member for air charter association
Emma Wilkinson, Director at The Charter Company, has been selected to join the BACA (Baltic Air Charter Association) Council.
She began her aviation career in 1997 with Gold Air International, based initially at Cambridge Airport and, as it grew, at Stansted Airport.
Ms Wilkinson then moved to managing teams of charter sales executives and promoting general aviation at London City Airport before [ More ].
2013/02/28 - 297,000-dwt Iron Ore Carrier Ore Salvador Completed
- Will Sail under Long-term Transport Contract with Vale International S.A. -
TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced completion of the 297,000-ton iron ore carrier Ore Salvador at Japan Marine United Corporation’s Ariake Shipyard. MOL will operate the ship under a long-term contract, transporting ore from Vale S.A. of Brazil.
Among those on hand [ More ].
According to Freightex European Road Freight Rate Index, compiled by Transport Intelligence, UK road haulage import and export prices were volatile up to Christmas. Prices failed to reach previous peak levels and dropped back in January with lower levels of activity.
For the three months from November 2012 to the end of January, the Index, which identifies price fluctuations, rose from [ More ].
2013/02/19 - Ministerial Visit to North East Logistics Hubs
The Secretary of State for Transport, the Rt Hon Patrick McLoughlin, has visited two major businesses in the North East to learn more about the region’s port and logistics capabilities. The senior government figure visited PD Ports, owners and operators of Teesport, the North East’s premier container port, before moving to Wynyard Park, and the new 840,000 sqft supercentre operated [ More ].
Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA) has approved the Permanent Business License of ‘Myanmar MOL Limited.’, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MOL Liner Ltd. on 4th February. MOL is one of the first companies in the Shipping industry that has set up its wholly owned subsidiary.
With over 100 years of MOL presence and continuous commitment in Myanmar, MOL has [ More ].
2013/02/18 - DSV acquires Seatainers Group A/S
DSV has signed an agreement to acquire the entire share capital of Seatainers Group A/S (Seatainers Group).
The services portfolio of Seatainers Group include warehousing/logistics solutions and road, air and sea freight services and the acquisition will thus add value to all DSV Divisions. Seatainers Group specialises in project logistics and performs large and complex transport projects, e.g., for the renewable [ More ].
2013/02/18 - DSV meets the highest H&S standards
More than 25 million working days were lost due to work related illnesses and injuries in the UK in 2011/12, according the latest figures from the UK Health & Safety Executive.
As a result, it is vital that businesses conform to the highest health & safety standards.
The DSV Group of Companies are therefore delighted to announce that their Harwich, Manchester and [ More ].
2013/02/18 - MOL Cape Signs Long-term Iron Ore Transport Deal with a leading international mining group, Rio Tinto
TOKYO—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced that its group subsidiary MOL Cape (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. (MOL Cape) has concluded 20-year Freight Service Agreement for 200,000-ton-plus class iron ore carriers with Rio Tinto.
Based on the contract, MOL Cape will place several large-scale carriers to transport iron ore mainly from Australia to China.
MOL Cape has [ More ].
Leading logistics provider to the global beverage market JF Hillebrand has recently managed the transportation of a highly-valuable consignment of one of Australia’s most prestigious wines - Penfolds Grange.
The Penfolds Collection is thought to be the finest set of Penfolds Grange wine ever to be sold, and includes a full collection of authenticated bottles spanning six decades, from the very [ More ].
2013/02/11 - SBS Worldwide enhances communications with customers
As logistics company SBS Worldwide continues to expand services and develop its partner network, it is placing more emphasis on communication with its customers.
It has just developed an animated video for the homepage of its website (www.sbsworldwide.com) to give an up-to-date overview of its services and explain how SBS is dedicated to helping customers, no matter how large or [ More ].
2013/02/08 - MOL and Partners Join UN Job Creation Program to Boost Economy and Combat Piracy in Somalia
Tokyo—Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced plans to collaborate, along with Shell, BP, Maersk, Stena, NYK and “K” Line with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to support job creation and skill development projects in Somalia. The industry partners will provide funding of US$ 1 million to the UNDP, which will [ More ].
Since working with Virtualized Logistics, Scholastic
This has resulted in significantly lower inventory levels as well as greater flexibility throughout the supply chain for the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books.
2013/02/06 - Aviation charity to benefit from BACA fund-raising
Baltic Air Charter Association (BACA) has chosen MAF, a humanitarian organisation operating more than 135 light aircraft across 30 countries in the developing world, as its designated charity for 2013.
“As an association representing companies involved in the air charter market, we thought it was especially appropriate to raise funds for an aviation charity this year,” says [ More ].
A year after the G6 Alliance was formed, creating one of the largest vessel networks in the Asia-to-Europe trade lane, the six member lines have agreed to expand their cooperation to the Asia-to-North
The G6 Alliance will deploy more than 50 ships in the Trans-Pacific trade calling at almost 30 [ More ].
Global logistics provider SBS Worldwide has expanded its fixed-day transport operations with the launch of a new service from the
US to the Netherlands as it looks to further expand operations in the important Benelux region.
SBS Worldwide launched its new fixed-day air freight consolidation service, which operates from
New York’s JFK Airport [ More ].
2013/02/04 - DSV Air & Sea launches express and courier service
DSV Air & Sea Limited is proud to announce it has launched its own courier and express service that will enable customers to use one company for all their logistics needs.
Online pricing enquiries, booking, track & trace, POD (Point Of Delivery) and invoicing place DSV XPress among the technological leaders on the [ More ].