ShippingPRESS RELEASE – The AAL Kembla recently set sail from Rotterdam to Shanghai loaded with 15,000 tonnes of breakbulk and steel commodity cargoes, including private yachts, a mobile harbour crane, 16 power transformers, a dredger...Read more
ShippingCapitalising on the frequency of sailings between Asia and the Americas in the past 12 months, AAL Shipping has decided to establish a monthly tramp service to strengthen the trade lane going forward into 2021....Read more
ShippingGeodis is the latest freight forwarder to charter tonnage to alleviate the container capacity shortage on the major Asia-Europe trade lane. The first exclusively operated 1,000 TEU vessel is scheduled to arrive in Hamburg on...Read more
Project logisticsAustrian logistics provider Gebrüder Weiss has opened a new Air & Sea office in the South Korean capital of Seoul, effective June 1st. The new location will be manned by fifteen employees and provide project...Read more
Offshore windPRESS RELEASE – SAL Heavy Lift has recently completed its first offshore piling project using its newly installed fly-jib on the heavy-lift vessel Lone.
Together with the main contractor Per Aarsleff A/S, the German shipping company...Read more
There’s little chance left that multipurpose and heavy-lift vessels will see any demand growth this year following the outbreak of the coronavirus. “Any anticipated recovery will not be sufficient to offset contractions of the first...Read more
PeopleAntwerp-based shipping agency De Keyser Thornton Group (DKT) has hired two top ex-Zeamarine managers to strengthen its presence in the Benelux and operate AAL Shipping’s new global liner service, which the company announced last week.
AAL Shipping is launching a new, monthly liner service which will connect main ports in Europe, the Middle East, India and Asia to serve the multipurpose and heavy-lift markets.
The company will deploy its second-generation 31,000...Read more
PeoplePRESS RELEASE – Zeamarine has appointed Namir Khanbabi as the new Regional Director for Asia and Oceania. He most recently held the role of Chartering and Operations Director at AAL, where he was, in charge...Read more
Heavy-liftPRESS RELEASE – United Heavy Lift and Ocean7 have expanded their cooperation by opening another office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, similar to the one opened in Norway earlier this year.
The new Malaysia office will be...Read more
New servicePRESS RELEASE – Lodestar and Swire Shipping have teamed up to offer customers a joint breakbulk shipping service between New Zealand and North Asia.
This new service offers a monthly frequency carrying pulp, timber and...Read more
Offshore windPRESS RELEASE – Boskalis will build a new crane vessel capable of lifting 4,000 tons, following a new contract for the Taiwanese Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farm (CFXD OWF) project owned by Copenhagen Infrastructure...Read more
Wind energyPRESS RELEASE – Asia could grow its share of installed capacity for onshore wind from 230 Gigawatt in 2018 to over 2600 GW by 2050, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)...Read more
Ørsted has contracted Van Oord for the cable installation works at the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms in Taiwan. The Dutch offshore contractor will be responsible for the transport, installation and burial...Read more
United Heavy Lift has joined forces with Norwegian project carrier Ocean 7 Projects. Together the companies are opening a new office in Norway with further joint branches in the United States and Asia to follow.
Energy logisticsLubbers Logistics Group is expanding into Asia with the acquisition of a majority stake in Uniworld Logistics Singapore, effective June 1st, 2019. With the expansion, Lubbers wants to strengthen its position in the global energy...Read more