All Shipping articles – Page 9

  • astralace

    MOL crew rescues fishermen in South China Sea


    The crew of a Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) car carrier has rescued five fishermen found drifting near the Malay Peninsula in the South China Sea.The Astral Ace was on route from the port of Singapore to Laem Chabang port in Thailand on Sunday (1 February) when it spotted the fishermen ...

  • ReliableTransportCarriers

    Reliable Transport Group launches freight brokerage company


    Reliable Transport Group is launching a new freight brokerage company, Reliable Transport Group LLC, and anticipates customers from the automotive industry.The new company will offer custom freight brokerage solutions and a large network of carriers, along with helping connect its customers with carriers for freight transportation needs, and aiding owner ...

  • DB_Schenker_Barking Multimodal Euro-hub

    Carriers fight Schenker lawsuit and more firms join case


    At the end of 2014 Deutsche Bahn’s logistics subsidiary, Schenker Logistics, announced that it would seek damages of around $2.5 billion from air cargo carriers found guilty of operating a global price-fixing cartel. However, some of the airlines named in the lawsuit have now filed motions to dismiss the action, ...

  • Maersk

    DB Schenker Logistics and Maersk Line promise CO2 reduction


    Global logistics provider DB Schenker Logistics and global shipping company Maersk Line have recently signed a six-year strategic agreement to reduce CO2 emissions from ocean freight. Between now and 2020, Maersk Line has committed to reducing the CO2 emissions of every container it ships for DB Schenker Logistics by 20%, ...

  • Höegh Trubadour and Höegh London

    Höegh ships Hitachi training wagon from Japan to UK


    Höegh Autoliners vessel – Höegh London – has delivered a rail carriage from Kobe in Japan to the port of Tyne in the UK for onward delivery to the Hitachi Rail Europe plant in County Durham, UK. The part assembled train carriage, which will be used for training purposes, travelled ...

  • Hoegh Osaka

    Höegh Osaka remains anchored on UK coast


    Salvors are currently working onboard the listing car carrier vessel Höegh Osaka, which ran into trouble outside the UK port of Southampton last week, to install two new pumps. If the weather permits, divers will also inspect the hull. Although strong winds and storms are forecast around Southampton, the weather ...

  • Port Panama city crane loading

    Port Panama IDC targets automotive business


    Port Panama City, Florida, has recently completed its intermodal distribution centre (IDC), and is now ready to accommodate new business. Addressing the Port Authority in a meeting last week, Becca Hardin, interim director of the Bay County’s Economic Development Alliance (EDA), said that the EDA is targeting automotive companies in ...

  • DoT_trucks_highway

    DoT’s Foxx warns of worsening infrastructure in US


    At a forum held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on Monday this week, US secretary of transport, Anthony Foxx, warned that the US infrastructure deficit was growing and would worsen without further investment and long-term planning for new technology.“Whatever the infrastructure deficit is on paper, it’s probably a ...

  • NS_GP33ECO_locos

    Norfolk Southern unveils first emission-friendly locomotives


    North American rail provider Norfolk Southern has revealed the first two low emission locomotives produced at its Juniata Locomotive Shop in Altoona, Pennsylvania. A further 23 have been commissioned.The first engines – GP33ECO switching locomotives – have been funded by the federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Improvement Program.Following ...

  • BBAC in GLT area wide

    Planes, trains and slow boats to China


    With increased local production still relying heavily on imported material, supply chain efficiency in planning, customs, shipping and packing is crucial to succeeding in ChinaAs the largest automotive market in the world, on pace to build and sell nearly 23m vehicles in 2014, China has a strong and growing domestic ...

  • AGV field

    Premium plant logistics


    Six months after Chery JLR’s Rui Zhu and Alex Holland gave an exclusive preview of their logistics plan to Christopher Ludwig, they invited him back into the plant shortly after launch to reveal the latest innovations for its complex material flowsA few weeks before visiting Chery Jaguar Land Rover’s new ...

  • Grande Napoli  am 20.8.11 ausgehend Hamburg

    Shipping focus: The ghosts of future shipping


    Autonomous driving is not just for cars. The prospect of an unmanned ship transporting automotive cargo may not be so far fetchedIt is possible that in the coming decades, more ghost ships will be found sailing the seas, with not a soul on board. This isn’t a repeat of the ...

  • Mobile check in

    Audi special report: A question of complexity and convergence


    The plethora of models, derivatives and options that has boosted Audi’s success over the past decade would not have been possible without an evolution in its logistics management and processes

  • Dieter Braun

    Audi special report: A fast, flexible network


    Audi’s inbound logistics depends on tight planning and delivery adherence, while the carmaker is also exploring more consolidation within the Volkswagen Group

  • Audi: Erstmals mehr als 50.000 Autos in einem Monat in China ausgeliefert

    Audi special reports: A global outlook


    Audi is exporting European best practices to support growing production ventures as far afield as China and Mexico

  • Braun,Hauf,Marschall

    Audi special reports conclusion: Experts at managing change


    Preventing unnecessary complexity can be just as important as managing it in Audi’s supply chain

  • MOL_Comfort

    Slimstock receives award for swift action following MOL Comfort disaster


    Slimstock, a UK-based software logistics company, has recently received an award in the Planning And Forecasting Software category at the 2014 Logistics Business IT Awards for its quick response after a Mitsui ship carrying automotive parts sank in the Indian Ocean last year. The containerised parts were being imported by ...

  • China_State_council

    China reveals measures to make logistics sector globally competitive


    China’s State Council has released guidelines to promote the development of the commerce and logistics sectors to boost consumption and speed up job creation. According to state-run news agency, Xinhua, commercial loans and other policy support will be provided to relevant companies with the intention of building them into globally ...

  • Horizon_Lines

    Rival operators benefit from Horizon Lines break up


    The business of US domestic container shipping company Horizon Lines is being sold off to rivals Matson and The Pasha Group.Matson is buying Horizon’s Alaska operations and the assumption of all non-Hawaii business liabilities for $69.2m plus the repayment of outstanding debt. The Pasha Group has bought Horizon’s Hawaii operations ...

  • TraPac Container Terminal

    West Coast port congestion risks delays to parts supply


    [This article was updated on the 14 November] Congestion at the US West Coast ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is risking delays to the inbound delivery automotive parts to the country’s carmakers. The throughput of containers is being hampered by a number of factors including an on-going labour ...