Topic: Breakbulk

G2 Ocean ready to retire its paper Bill of Lading

G2 Ocean is ready to retire its paper bill of lading. The shipping company has successfully completed trials with a smart bill of lading that uses blockchain technology for data transfers. “The document transaction reliability...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

MACS changes terminal in Antwerp

Multipurpose vessel operator MACS has changed its terminal in Antwerp. As from June 1st, all MACS vessel will call at Zuidnatie Breakbulk which is able to handle MACS entire cargo portfolio, the company states.  “Zuidnatie’s experienced...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Again less breakbulk for Port of Antwerp

Europe’s biggest breakbulk port, Antwerp, posted another decline in throughput of conventional breakbulk cargoes. The port contributes the decrease to the “exceptional” first quarter of 2018 when anticipated US import levies drove a build-up of...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Breakbulk and ro/ro volumes North Sea Port down

North Sea Port, the newly formed, biggest breakbulk port of Northwest-Europe, saw its breakbulk volume slide in the first quarter of 2019 due to increased containerization of perishables like bananas. Ro-ro volume was also down.  Total...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Porsche puts cars on train to China

Porsche has traditionally relied on trains for its logistics in Europe but from April 2019 the sports car manufacturer will use rail transport for its transcontinental logistics as well. Part of the vehicles will travel...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers