CMA CGM Jacques Saadé makes her debut call at DP World Southampton

DP World’s container terminal in Southampton welcomed the CMA CGM JACQUES SAADÉ, the world’s first 23,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) containership to be powered fully by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). The CMA CGM Group’s new flagship vessel recently set another new world record for the number of full containers loaded on a single vessel, carrying …

Sennder enters partnership with FinTech JITpay™

Sennder, Europe’s leader in the digitalization of road freight transport and JITpay™, a German-based FinTech provider of accounting, claims management and financing solutions to the logistics sector, jointly announce a new strategic and commercial partnership. Through this partnership, the two companies have developed a new invoice-factoring product for carriers in Germany and Poland that simplifies …

AAL delivers giant cable carousel for a US$2 billion offshore clean energy project

AAL Shipping has recently delivered a cable carousel measuring 23m in diameter (73m circumference) to Jan De Nul Group, for the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm project, 9.5 km off the coast of north-west Taiwan. The cargo was loaded in Jebel Ali and transported on deck of the 19,000 dwt heavy lift (HL) multipurpose vessel AAL Nanjing to the …

Ports of Normandy installs new guiding system worth €12M

Ports of Normandy launched the first stage of works on Ouistreham’s outer harbour, installing a guiding structure that would meet the new standards for global maritime traffic and enable wider ships (24 to 27.4 m wide) to travel through the locks at Ouistreham. The works cost €12M (€10M financed by Ports of Normandy and €2M …

P&O Ferrymasters strengthens its presence in Turkey

P&O Ferrymasters plans to open five new offices across Turkey over the next two years as it continues the expansion of its pan-European logistics services into Asia. In addition to its existing base in Istanbul, P&O Ferrymasters will open offices in Izmir on the Aegean coast, the capital city Ankara, Mersin on the south coast, …

BOLLORÉ TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS CONFIRMS A CONCESSION CONTRACT FOR THE RO-RO TERMINAL IN PORT SAÏD

Bolloré Transport & Logistics, Toyota Tsusho Corporation (TTC) and Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) have recently signed a concession contract with the Suez Canal Economic Zone for the future Ro-Ro terminal in Port Said, Egypt. The consortium plans to invest $150 million to develop and operate the Ro-Ro terminal. The project includes the acquisition of equipment and the development …