De-risking the project cargo supply chain

In anticipation to the Project Cargo Summit we visited Harry van den Heuvel and discussed which actions Wärtsilä undertakes to de-risk the project cargo supply chain for their clients. How do they arrange and establish their supply chain? And how do they use new technologies, like smart ports and big data? Operational excellence is an continual development and is high on Wärtsiläs’ focus. The General Manager Project Logistics for the Marine division of Wärtsilä is one of the speakers during the Project Cargo Summit and will participate on the first day. Watch the interview here. For the full program visit our website.


Fuel prices take a massive nosedive

Fuel 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 price drop comes at a good time as the transport and logistics industry is struggling with low demand as… Read more ›

Zeamarine closes offices in Denmark

Zeamarine is closing its operations in Denmark. The Danish subsidiary has filed for bankruptcy resulting in the closure of two offices and 23 employees being sent home, confirms local liquidator Hafnia Law. The German breakbulk carrier has two offices in Denmark, one in Naevsted and one in Aarhus, but both offices have now been closed… Read more ›

Manager loses contact with general cargo vessel after pirate attack

Chinese vessel manager Tianjin Xinhai International Ship Management has lost contact with its general cargo vessel Huanghai Glory after the vessel sent a piracy alert using its Ship Security Alert System (SSAS).  An unknown number of pirates are believed to have boarded the vessel, which is currently drifting off the coast of Nigeria. The vessel’s… Read more ›