Advice & Insight

Reshuffled - Part 2

The new carrier mega-alliances started in the East-West container trades this month. Now that the game of musical chairs has stopped, for the time being at least, Drewry reviews the competing services in the big Asia-North Europe trade to see which carrier group has the edge

Reshuffled - Part 1

The new carrier mega-alliances started in the East-West container trades this month. Now that the game of musical chairs has stopped, for the time being at least, Drewry reviews the competing services in the big Asia-North Europe trade to see which carrier group has the edge

Why container leasing firms are just ticking over

Box manufacturers and lessors have struggled to shake off the gloom

World Shipping Council hits out at proposed European requirements

Brussels’ proposals would require carriers and NVOCCs to provide details on the buyer and seller of imported goods

New drug driving changes for 2015

‘Drugwipe’ device tests for cocaine and cannabis within three minutes

Five shipbuilding predictions for 2015 - Part 2

Potential downside seems larger than upside. Unlike shipbuilding capacity, optimism is in short supply in this industry

Five shipbuilding predictions for 2015 - Part 1

Potential downside seems larger than upside. Unlike shipbuilding capacity, optimism is in short supply in this industry

The way to double-digit LCL growth - Part 2

Mike Dye, group president and CEO of Australia-based forwarder AGS World Transport, reveals to Lloyd’s Loading List.com the reasons behind the company’s rapid growth across Asia

The way to double-digit LCL growth - Part 1

Mike Dye, group president and CEO of Australia-based forwarder AGS World Transport, reveals to Lloyd’s Loading List.com the reasons behind the company’s rapid growth across Asia

Port of New York and New Jersey to create common truck chassis pool

The President of the New York Shipping Association's (NYSA) John Nardi talks to Lloyd's Loading List.com about the creation of a common truck chassis pool at the Port of New York and New Jersey (PONYNJ), which is viewed as a key element in an ongoing strategy to improve operations for freight traffic at the US East Coast gateway

Have Your Say

Maritime safety – two steps forward, but much still to be done

TT Club’s Risk Management Director, Peregrine Storrs-Fox assesses just how last month’s deliberations by the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee will advance the cause of container and unit load safety in the future

Competition implications of 2M and mega-alliances

Higher vessel utilisation of ultra-large containerships will give participants a strong hand, but improving profitability ‘involves much more’, analysts argue

Driver shortages are no surprise

Robert Jervis, director of freight and logistics exhibition Multimodal, says the profession has lost much of the appeal it once had

Pack it in! We mean it.

TT Club’s risk management director, Peregrine Storrs-Fox, highlights the dangers of badly packed containers and other cargo transport units (CTUs) and welcomes the attention the subject is getting internationally

Drivers can face penalties for illegal immigrants

Concern continues as number of clandestines stowing away in vehicles increases, reports Rothera Dowson solicitors

Freight People

Hansa Heavy Lift appoints new EMEA head

Addition of Maximilian Harmstorf marks end of HHL’s restructuring to a regional system

Thomas Kraus joins Geodis as group marketing director

Former CEO of TNT Express Germany charged with ‘developing a cohesive and differentiating marketing strategy’ for French group

Riaan Blom to head Africa sales for ISS

New Inchcape regional VP was formerly regional manager for Oil & Energy at DHL Global Forwarding

Anders Dommestrup named CEO of Victoria International Container Terminal

Prior to joining ICTSI, he was COO of Modern Terminals in Hong Kong

FTA appoints new CEO

Association promotes internal candidate David Wells to top job