October 2018

Blockchain on test in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Ports subsidiary Maqta Gateway is pilot testing the international blockchain solution Silsal in partnership with shipping line MSC. The project will test the capabilities of the technology to exchange, identify, and acknowledge cargo documents and certificates between Abu Dhabi Ports and other port operators. [+]

Maersk maintains haulage schedules despite port problems

Maersk says it has been able to deliver 89% reliability for inland haulage, despite the recent congestion in the UK’s major container ports. It said its success was due to its flexible network, and careful planning and its advice to customers, said customer service director at Maersk UK and Ireland, ... [+]

Rhenus gets to the heart of Germany

Rhenus Group has opened two new air and ocean offices in Hanover and Dortmund. With a combined population of 3.8 million, the Hanover, Braunschweig, Göttingen and Wolfsburg regions are an important services and manufacturing rregion while Rhine-Ruhr is one of the largest urban regions in Europe, with a population of ... [+]

Belt & Road is a Chinese affair says new report

China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) or New Silk Road to develop trade between Europe, Asia and Africa is a massive undertaking but there is little chance of companies outside the country getting a look in, says a new report by logistics firm Militzer & Münch. It says that Chinese enterprises ... [+]

ACS comes to aid of Indonesia

Air Charter Service has flown in more than 600 tonnes of relief goods on 20 charter flights to Indonesia since the earthquake and tsunami that devastated parts of the country on 28 September. Group cargo director Dan Morgan-Evans the operator had been flying in aid such as shelter kits and water ... [+]

CMA and Ceva outline new partnership

CEVA Logistics and CMA CGM say they will broaden their strategic partnership and sign a new relationship agreement. It follows the shipping line’s decision to take a stake of up to a third in the logistics company and the rejection of a rival offer from competitor DSV. The partners said the ... [+]

Damco offers China train

AP Moller-Maersk’s Damco forwarding arm is offering a block train service from China to Europe. [+]

BIFA selects awards shortlist

A total of 26 freight forwarders have made it to BIFA's freight service awards shortlist. Air Cargo Services award – sponsored by IAG Cargo - Bermuda Forwarders (UK); Dimerco Express Group; Ligentia; Metro Shipping Cool award – sponsored by American Airlines Cargo - Bermuda Forwarders (UK); DB Schenker; Kuehne + Nagel; Morgan ... [+]

PD Ports adds second Scottish train

PD Ports has launched a second rail service between Teesport and Scotland. The new service, operated by DB Cargo, will run five days a week from the quayside at Teesport to the PD Stirling Terminal at Mossend in Glasgow. It provides a direct connection with the P&O Ferries daily service to ... [+]

B&H promotes two

Aerospace logistics provider B&H Worldwide has appointed Gary Wilson as managing director and promoted Mark McKenna (pictured) to the new position of head of global operations and quality. Wilson has spent the last three years working closely with B&H’s Group chief executive Stuart Allen on shaping the group's strategic development. ... [+]

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