New GAC office in Hamriyah Free Zone, UAE

GAC Sharjah, UAE, has opened a new office in the Hamriyah Free Zone as part of its ongoing expansion strategy. The new branch provides a range of integrated shipping, logistics as well as warehousing services and complements established operations at Sharjah’s airport and port, which also cover Ajman and Khorfakkan Rajesh Moorjani, General Manager of …

Blue Water boosts its presence in Italy

The global transport and logistics provider Blue Water has settled a new office in Milan, Italy. The office will initially focus on serving clients in the oil and gas, power generation, renewables and infrastructure sectors. The ambition is to add other activities within other business areas later on. The new Milan office is headed by …

New addition to Roll Group fleet

Roll Group has added another Module Carrier into their fleet. With a length of 146m, a width of 32m and 12,285t deadweight, this vessel is slightly smaller than the current Module Carriers, BigRoll Bering and BigRoll Beaufort, but it has many similarities. The flush cargo deck measures 123.8 x 32.2 m, compared to 125 x …

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 …

New contract between Bolloré Logistics and CFM

Bolloré Logistics India wins a contract for aircraft engine transportation including customs clearance documentation with CFM Aircraft Engine Support South Asia Private Limited. The contract was signed between Mr. Karthigeyan Ramaswamy Managing Director, CFM Aircraft Engine Support South Asia Pvt Ltd and Mr. Philippe Lortal CEO Middle East and South Asia at Bolloré Logistics at …

CMA CGM completes the acquisition of CEVA Logistics

The French shipping company CMA CGM has announced the completion of the tender offer to acquire the Dutch company CEVA Logistics, holding 97.89% of its outstanding shares. CMA CGM now has the capacity to supply all its customers around the world with a solution covering the entire supply chain, in particular LCL, airfreight, purchase order …

CMA CGM merges Containerships and MacAndrews into a new structure

French shipping company CMA CGM has announced the union of its Containerships and MacAndrews brands under the unique Containerships brand. This new alliance combines 26 maritime and 8 domestic services through a fleet of 32 vessels and 700 trucks. The new entity will be able to generate new synergies and focus on business development and …

Chantiers de l’Atlantique will build a giant liner for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

The Norwegian-US based shipping company Royal Caribbean International, specializing in cruising fleets, has just ordered a new Oasis-class cruise ship from the French constructor Chantiers de l'Atlantique. The new ship, 362m long and capable of accommodating 2857 cabins, belongs to the category of the largest cruise ships ever built. It will normally be completed and …

Bolloré Transport & Logistics signs an agreement with Cosco Shipping Lines

On January 29, 2019, in Shanghai, the Chinese shipping company Cosco Shipping Lines and the transport and logistics division of the French group Bolloré signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding.The two companies, partners for over 20 years, have the desire to develop their commercial relations while exploring new opportunities for cooperation in transport, logistics and …