Logistics


Zhoushan started construction for its first integrated logistics centre
Currently, the construction project of the modern logistics center of Zhoushan's land port (Phase I and Phase II) is in the process of the reception, symbolising that the first city integrated logistics centre is completed. The Zhoushan land port modern logistics centre is the largest integrated logistics.....

NZ: Napier port dredging plans criticised
The Port of Napier has announced a $100 million scheme to build an entire new berth and dredge its harbour, the most expensive development in its history. This would increase the depth from 12.8m to 14.5m.The New Zealand Shippers' Council represents firms such as Zespri and Fonterra that use ports and ships.....

Maersk, Seatruck increase freight from Liverpool
While Maersk is set to return to Liverpool next month, with a new service linking the Mersey with the Mediterranean, Seatruck will add a larger vessel on its route to Dublin. The direct connection between Algeciras and Liverpool, starting in April, will be operated by Seago Line, the Intra-European shipping.....

China cold chain industry expected to boom
In 2015, vegetable production in China exceeded 700 million tons. Besides, large amounts of meat and frozen food are produced every year in China too. Temperature fluctuation in cold storage and transport is one of the main reasons for food quality decline. To ensure those perishable foods' freshness and.....


CMA CGM deploys flagship fleet between Asia and U.S.
The CMA CGM Group has announced that it will deploy starting end of May its flagship fleet of six 18,000 TEU vessels between Asia and the West coast of the U.S.This decision is in line with both the growth strategy set by the Group in the United States and around the world and the optimization of its.....


Air France KLM introduces 'Kold Kart' equipment in Mexico
When it comes to carrying temperature sensitive cargo – whether perishables or pharmaceuticals products – keeping the entire logistic chain of transport at the right cool temperature, required both by the shippers and by the products constraints, is a must for our group of airlines whose permanent.....


Port Authority braces for corporation tax
2016 turnover Port of Rotterdam +2.6% to €676.9 million
Last year, turnover of the Port Authority increased by 2.6% to €676.9 million. This was mainly due to a 4.9% rise in the throughput of goods as a result of which the Port Authority received more port dues. Costs are under control, therefore profit development is sound. Nevertheless, profits fell by 1.7% to.....

Registration Opens for The 2016 Global Cold Chain Expo
Registration is open for the inaugural Global Cold Chain Expo, this year’s can’t miss event – created in partnership with the Global Cold Chain Alliance and the United Fresh Produce Association. Hosted at the McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, Illinois this June 20-22, the event will put focus on.....


Maersk software update benefits Dole
The StarConomy reefer control software designedby Maersk Container Industry (MCI), in conjunctionwith fruit multinational Dole, supports reefercontainer operators by allowing them to maximisethe value of their refrigerated cargoes in MCI’s StarCool units. The software’s aim is to reduce operating costs and.....