Aboard a Cargo Colossus

SCM Research

Møller – Mærsk of Denmark, the world’s largest container shipping company, the Triple-E’s went into service last year, muscling their way into the $210 billion container industry.” New York Times reports : “As companies look for more efficient ways to move freight from factories in China to consumers in Europe, the Mary is among the newest giants, known as the Triple-E’s. Owned and operated by A.P.

Cargo 130

First test run of new expansion to Suez Canal complete

Logistics Middle East

Three cargo ships from US, Denmark and Bahrain successfully transit new Suez Canal ahead of its grand opening in August

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Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

While relatively little cargo currently passes through the Arctic, traffic through the region is likely to increase over the next decade as shippers take advantage of freshly-thawed routes. For the time being, ice-breaking cargo ships (capable of operating in ice up to four feet thick) will continue to have the strongest presence in the region. In 2013, the first commercial bulk carrier transited the Northwest Passage, carrying cargo from from Canada to Finland.

Shipping Prospects Heat Up in the Arctic

Elementum

While relatively little cargo currently passes through the Arctic, traffic through the region is likely to increase over the next decade as shippers take advantage of freshly-thawed routes. For the time being, ice-breaking cargo ships (capable of operating in ice up to four feet thick) will continue to have the strongest presence in the region. In 2013, the first commercial bulk carrier transited the Northwest Passage, carrying cargo from from Canada to Finland.

Consolidation in shipping continues as DP World acquires Unifeeder

EFT

Based in Aarhus (Denmark), Unifeeder is Europe’s largest container feeder operator and, according to Alphaliner, the 30 th largest container shipper in the world. Based in Aarhus (Denmark), Unifeeder operates the largest and most densely connected common user container feeder and an important and growing shortsea network in Europe, serving both deep-sea container hubs and the intra-Europe container freight market.

Logistics Responses to Europe’s Migrant Crisis

TMC

For example, early in the new year, Denmark tightened its border controls with Germany, after Sweden had imposed similar measures [2]. And as the recent action taken by Denmark underlines, governments are apt to impose new restrictions that can make border crossings more complicated. The crisis is eroding this agreement, and countries such as Denmark are being forced to introduce stringent border checks that inevitably cause delays.

Megaships Proving a Drag on Ocean Carriers in Trade Downturn

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Denmark’s A.P. But the big liners have invested way too much to sideline them and with the scrapped sailings, cargo owners will have to adjust to slower and less efficient service Collapsing demand from coronavirus pandemic restrictions adds pressure to container lines operating half-empty ships. Megaships have become a financial albatross for ocean carriers during the coronavirus pandemic. PHOTO: JERRY LAMPEN/SHUTTERSTOCK. By Costas Paris.

Top 25 3PL warehousing companies in 2020 (by revenue)

6 River Systems

It started in 1969 as DHL Air Cargo, and by the late 1970s, the company had expanded its operations and offered services throughout the world. billion (2019) Headquarters: Hedehusene, Denmark CEO: Jens Bjørn Andersen 9.

The Smart Shipping Container Revolution

GTG Technology Group

This shipping company out of Denmark has designed units with built-in smart sensors that monitor container conditions at all times. Along with spoiled goods, cargo theft represents a large percentage of lost income in shipping. With huge sums of money lost every year to pirated cargo, these early warning systems will save companies billions internationally. With access to instant security checks and detailed cargo information, an otherwise arduous process is easier.

Logistics Technology and Startup Roundup: Q1 2016

Freightos

Maersk experimented with using a drone to deliver goods to a container ship in Denmark , in an effort to save costs on barge deliveries. A British aviation service company ordered 12 Lockheed-Martin blimps , each capable of carrying 47,000 pounds (20% of a 747’s cargo capacity). While domestic trucking is fairly automated, spare capacity leaves room for efficient cargo space usage. Logistics Technology Updates: Q1 2016.