All Short-sea shipping articles

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    UECC holds event in Southampton to showcase its dual-fuel LNG vessel

    2017-09-12T17:30:01Z

    European short-sea carrier, UECC, has held an event at Southampton port in the UK for clients and authorities to get a closer look at its new Auto Eco vessel capable of running on Liquid Natural Gas (LNG). Last November, the vessel, which was the first pure car and truck ...

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    Groupe PSA report: Engineering logistics partnerships

    2017-03-31T20:57:00Z

    PSA’s partnership of choice with Gefco aims to reap benefits in purchasing, pooling and packaging innovation, as well as bringing further intermodal options

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    UECC links Scandinavia to north coast of Spain; deploys LNG vessels on Baltic service

    2017-03-01T16:05:05Z

    Short-sea maritime services operator, UECC, has launched a new Atlantic service linking Scandinavia with the north of Spain. The company said the new service provides a route from Vigo in Spain to Drammen in Norway and Wallhamm in Sweden. The company will deploy three vessels on the route over two ...

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    DFDS takes delivery of Gardenia Seaways ro-ro vessel

    2017-02-21T17:58:08Z

    European short-sea operator DFDS has taken delivery of the first of two ro-ro vessels from German shipbuilder, Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft. The new ship (pictured) was officially named Gardenia Seaways in a ceremony on February 17th. The second will be handed over in Flensburg, Germany in September. Each is 210m long ...

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    Honda Cars India: ‘Delivery is the key to success’

    2017-01-03T16:42:45Z

    Honda Cars India’s head of supply chain management, PR Ramakrishnan (pictured), outlines his approach to meeting higher customer expectations in a changing regulatory landscape Honda Cars India, like the country in general, has its eyes on growth, as it expands its plants, model line-up and dealer network. Also like India ...

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    DFDS invests in larger, cleaner vessels for North Sea network

    2016-10-14T12:55:35Z

    European short-sea operator DFDS has finalised an investment of €134m ($148m) in two new ro-ro vessels it says will meet the growing demands of its freight customers, increase operational efficiency and reduce its environmental impact. The vessels were designed by Danish company Knud E Hansen and will be built at ...

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    Indian export logistics: Waiting for an upgrade

    2016-10-10T15:59:24Z

    In this story... Shipping routes Coastal issues Road reliance Multimodal shift Growing output India’s vehicle exports are gradually on the rise, with plenty of room to grow. However, the nation’s poor export logistics and high port costs may hold the country back India’s big problem ...

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    Neptune Lines launches Middle East ro-ro service

    2016-10-05T12:20:06Z

    Greek short-sea shipping provider Neptune Lines has officially launched its new Middle East service, connecting United Arab Emirates (UAE) ports with the wider region. Neptune Lines is running the service between the UAE ports of Jebel Ali and Khalifa and the following: Shuwaikh (Kuwait), Umm Qasr (Iraq), Bandar Abbas (Iran), ...

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    Niclas Mårtensson takes over as boss of Stena Lines

    2016-09-28T15:45:03Z

    Niclas Mårtensson (left) has been appointed chief executive officer at European ferry and short-sea shipping operator Stena Line. The current chief executive, Carl-Johan Hagman, will resume his position as chairman of the Stena Line board and will also remain in the role as head of shipping at Stena. Mårtensson has ...

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    Indian ports to slash charges in a bid to boost coastal shipping

    2016-09-27T16:29:03Z

    India’s major ports are to introduce a discount of 80% for two years on vessel-related charges for coastal vehicle movements in an attempt to boost automotive sector demand for coastal transport. Announcing the move, the Ministry of Shipping said promoting coastal movements was one of its major goals and that ...

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    Port of Calais expansion begins as France pledges to shut down The Jungle

    2016-09-27T13:00:27Z

    Construction has officially begun on a major expansion of France’s port of Boulogne Calais, one of Europe’s busiest gateways for ferry and ro-ro traffic, and the major port for the exchange of goods between the European mainland and the UK. The €863m ($970m) project, dubbed Calais Port 2015, will ...