Scan Global Logistics expands again with PostNord’s Swedish Air & Ocean

PRESS RELEASE: The acquisition is the second one during 2020 whilst opening in several new countries in Europe. Scan Global Logistics is expanding their footprint even though the pandemic has been disrupting the transport and logistics market.
Scan Global Logistics announces the new acquisition of PostNord’s Swedish Air & Ocean activities as of October 1, 2020, including the employees who will bring valuable competencies and insights on the Swedish market and …

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New Zealand: Gebrüder Weiss opens a new representative office in Christchurch

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Gebrüder Weiss strengthens its global Air & Sea network / Second location in New Zealand opens /
Particular focus on imports from the USA, Europe and Asia
Lauterach / Christchurch, October 12, 2020. Gebrüder Weiss opens a new representative office for
air and sea freight services in Christchurch, the largest city on New Zealand’s South Island, on
October 12, 2020. This is the second location, after Auckland, that the globally …

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Digital transformation set to produce Port of Gothenburg 2.0

PRESS RELEASE Port of Gothenburg – Oct 12, 2020 06:10 BST
The Port of Gothenburg will undergo a digital transformation which will have effects on all aspects of port activities.

With the aid of AI and digital linking, the Port of Gothenburg will become quicker, more cost-effective, and climate smart. A customised digital platform is due to be rolled out during the second half of 2021. It will enhance freight flow transparency …

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Pavilion Energy and Gasum partner for LNG bunker supply

Pavilion Energy Singapore has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Gasum to develop a global liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker supply network.

The bunkering supply will be provided for the customers in Singapore and northern Europe, which includes, Amsterdam and Rotterdam in the Netherlands and Antwerp, Germany.

As per the MoU, the two companies will use the bunker infrastructure and supply capabilities to offer supply points worldwide for their customers.

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Kongsberg Maritime to provide propulsion system for Finnlines RoPax vessels

Kongsberg Maritime has signed a contract with China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Weihai) to provide propulsion and manoeuvring system for two roll-on, roll-off passenger (RoPax) vessels under construction for Finnlines.

The two 230m-long vessels will be deployed in the Baltic Sea by 2023 after they are delivered. The vessels can accommodate 1,212 passengers.

Under the €12m contract, Kongsberg Maritime will be responsible for the installation of the system on the vessels.

The vessels are being...

Halifax Port Authority selects Saab to streamline port operations

Halifax Port Authority in Canada has awarded a contract to Saab to provide Port Management Information System (PMIS).

This marks a major milestone in efforts to digitalise port operations.

The system will aid in streamlining port operations, which will permit port departments, 80 service providers, customers and other stakeholders to boost collaboration.

Port of Halifax is a full-service, deepwater port that links over 150 countries. It is said to be the only port on the east coast of the country...

Swire Shipping’s upgraded NAX service to run fortnightly

Swire Shipping is offering a fixed-day fortnightly service, connecting North Asia with Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Australia.

The newly upgraded North Asia Express (NAX) service will start from November to offer customers improved convenience and increased frequency to their key markets.

Swire Shipping will deploy 2,750 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) newbuild ships to support the newly upgraded service, which will connect North Asia with PNG and Australia in 14 days.

Customers are expected to...

Gulf Stream Marine buys Alabo Street Terminal operations at Port NOLA

Gulf Stream Marine (GSM) has acquired the Alabo Street Terminal operations in the eastern section of the Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA).

Situated on the Mississippi River near the US Gulf, the Port NOLA deepwater port offers supply chain solutions from the river to rail and truck.

The Alabo Street Terminal is connected to Class 1 rail and highway systems and serves shippers from across the world through markets in the southern states and the US Midwest.

The acquisition expands GSM’s network of...