Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Ultrabulk looks to multipurpose sector

March 19 - Ultrabulk has begun a multipurpose service between Europe and Africa, following the employment of a team of professionals from Copenship MPP, which recently filed for bankruptcy.

The service will be headed up by new Ultrabulk MPP vice president Joergen Larsen, who previously served as executive vice president at Copenship.

Carrying dry bulk, project, general, IMO and ro-ro cargoes, the service will be a tramp parcel operation, based on a regular service with dedicated tonnage and spot tonnage on inducement.

The service will load in northern Europe and the west Mediterranean on its southbound service, before calling at ports in West Africa and eastern South Africa, including islands. The northbound service will load in East and South Africa, before travelling back via West Africa to the Mediterranean and Black Sea, as well as northern Europe and the Baltic.

Larsen expressed his desire to develop and enhance the new service under the Ultrabulk banner, using both Ultrabulk's existing expertise in its steel parcel services, as well as his own experience in the African market.

"I am very pleased that we are able to welcome Joergen and his team under the Ultrabulk banner, they bring with them significant experience in the field of parcelling and liner service, which we today do not have at Ultrabulk," said Ultrabulk ceo Per Lange.

HLPFI reported on February 4 that Copenship had filed for bankruptcy. Since 1996, Copenship had been running a conventional liner service from northern Europe and the Mediterranean to South and East African ports including regular calls at Madagascar and the Comoros islands, in close co-operation with its partner Heestership in Marseilles.

 

 

www.ultrabulk.com

Heavy Lift | News

ABC and CLA go online thumbnail image

ABC and CLA go online

September 18 - Bookings for capacity on AirBridgeCargo (ABC) and CargoLogicAir (CLA) flights can now be completed via the cargo.one digital platform.
Views: 111
Zeaborn forms JV with MPC thumbnail image

Zeaborn forms JV with MPC

September 18 - Zeaborn Group has formed a joint venture with MPC Capital Group to handle the chartering and commercial management of a fleet of more than 160 container and bulk carriers.
Views: 113
DHL strengthens network in Middle East and Africa thumbnail image

DHL strengthens network in Middle East and Africa

September 18 - DHL Industrial Projects is opening a centre of excellence (COE) in Dubai as well as offices in Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya and Turkey to coordinate complex logistics projects in the Middle East and Africa.
Views: 119
ALE plans Swedish branch thumbnail image

ALE plans Swedish branch

September 18 - ALE will open an office in Sweden during the last quarter of 2019 as it looks to expand its operations in Scandinavia.
Views: 152

Heavy Lift Across The World

Discover heavy lift and project logistics industry news from around the world by region.