Sectors News | Logistics

The latest news and views from the vibrant project logistics community, which is responsible for coordinating complex project cargo and heavy lift transport operations around the globe.

Insourcing a key threat to forwarders

June 13 - Logistics Trends & Insights has published its 2018 Evolving Freight Forwarding Market report, revealing that 54 percent of respondents think that shippers bringing their logistics functions in house is the biggest threat to the market.

Kamag set to electrify Wiesel range

June 12 - German manufacturer of heavy-duty vehicles Kamag, part of the TII Group, has partnered with Alelion Energy Systems in the development of autonomous vehicles powered by lithium-ion batteries.

Sarens plucks Makzume in Turkey

June 4 - Sarens has formed a joint venture with LAM - Lyonel A. Makzume Shipping Agencies (Makzume) to expand its operations in Turkey and neighbouring countries.

LiftWerx and Siemens Gamesa reach new heights

May 25 - Canada-based LiftWerx Solutions has partnered with wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) to develop what it claims is the world’s highest capacity up-tower lifting device.

Geodis reorganises regional network

May 24 - Geodis has established four new regions - Western Europe, Middle East & Africa, Northern & Continental Europe and Americas & Asia Pacific regions - alongside the group’s existing lines of business.

Marmedsa opens in Houston

May 4 - Noatum Maritime Services, through its Marmedsa Oil & Gas division, has opened commercial offices and a warehouse in Houston, USA.

Combi Lift delivers for Gazprom 



May 3 - Combi Lift has begun delivering tugs and barges that will be used in the construction of Gazprom's Amur gas processing plant (GPP) in Russia, on behalf of the project's EPC contractor, Linde.

Ambercor Shipping expands

April 30 - The recently established Ambercor Shipping has established a US-based subsidiary, Ambercor Shipping USA, based in New York.

Swanson in at DHL

April 27 - Jake Swanson been appointed as global head, EPC projects sector - DGF Industrial Projects, a part of DHL Industrial Projects.

Heavy Lift Across The World

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