Topic: Logistics

New air freight business Samskip Air launched

Air freightSamskip has established Samskip Air, a new air freight division at Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands. The new business unit is tasked with growing the company’s existing air freight volumes as well as establishing new...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic

DSV acquires Agility for 3.5 billion euros

Project logisticsDSV has acquired the Kuwaiti freight forwarder Agility Global Integrated Logistics (GIL) for 3.5 billion euros. The takeover comes as a surprise. It was expected that DSV would press the pause button on major acquisitions...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic

Scan Global opens first office in France

Project logisticsScan Global Logistics (SGL) has opened its first office in France today. Following the successful expansion in Benelux, Poland, and the Czech Republic, the new office is expected to bring a strategic position to provide...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic

Ships are queueing through the Suez Canal

ShippingA day after Boskalis subsidiary Smit Salvage pulled the container ship Ever Given free, enormous container ships and tankers are once again sailing in large convoys through the Suez Canal in both directions. The Ever...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic

Ceva rebrands AMI and Manica in Africa

Project logisticsPRESS RELEASE – Effective per 2021, Ceva Logistics is rebranding the African freight forwarders AMI and Manica as Ceva Logistics following their acquisition last summer. Exceptions are Manica in Zimbabwe, Malawi and the borders, which...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic

Temporary lay-offs and worktime reduction at Wärtsilä

Equipment manufacturersPRESS RELEASE – To mitigate the negative impact caused by the pandemic, Wärtsilä is taking steps to minimise the negative impact on its operations. These actions include reduced worktime and temporary lay-offs of personnel.  The Finnish...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic

Fuel prices take a massive nosedive

CoronavirusFuel prices have taken a massive nosedive since the beginning of the year with low sulphur fuel prices in Singapore dropping from USD 734 per tonne on January 1st to USD 415 per tonne today. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic

Mammoet loses ALE brand following takeover

Heavy-liftingMammoet has dropped the name ALE Heavy Lift following its takeover of the third-largest heavy lift company in the world. Effective January 8th, the business will be completely incorporated and operate under the Mammoet brand. Over...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic