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  • 25 May 2019 11:30 AM | Anonymous

    FM is going on to introduce you new members.

    FM valued member SCM INTERNATIONAL - EPSP, France referred one of its reliable, experienced and active partners ROYAL SHIPPING AGENCY, Libya.

    We are happy to announce you that ROYAL SHIPPING AGENCY successfully completed membership requirements and joined among Freight Midpoint professionals from LIBYA.

    Let's welcome our new member on board of the Freight Midpoint..!

    Have a great cooperation together!
    ADDRESS: North Souq Atolata, Front of Aburguibah Mosque, Building 6, 1st Floor, No 4, Tripoli, 5093, Libya
    CONTACT: Sadry Ben Salem / Executive Manager
    TEL: +218 21 711 2000 / 3000
    FAX: +218 21 711 4000


  • 23 May 2019 1:41 PM | Anonymous

    Original news was published on 22 May 2019

    Germany’s largest universal port, the Port of Hamburg, ended the first quarter of this year with a 6.4% increase in container volumes.

    The port’s total container throughput rose to 2.31 million TEUs in Q1 2019 from 2.17 TEUs recorded in Q1 2018.

    As explained, the increase is primarily attributable to four liner services new to Hamburg and linking the city with ports in the USA, Canada and Mexico.

    A total 121,000 TEU for container transport with the USA represented an almost fourfold jump, moving the USA to the second place among Hamburg’s top trading partners on container traffic. Twelve liner services now link the Port of Hamburg directly with 29 ports in the USA, Mexico and Canada.

    “The four new Transatlantic services run by ‘THE Alliance’ plus renewed growth in bulk cargo handling are putting the port on a growth path. Hamburg has now become the hub for services with the USA, Mexico and Canada,” Axel Mattern, Joint CEO of Port of Hamburg Marketing, commented.

    Total seaborne cargo throughput increased by 6% to 34.6 million tons in Q1 2019 from 32.7 million tons in Q1 2018.

    During the first three months of this year, both general cargo throughput at 23.9 million tons and bulk cargo throughput at 10.7 million tons were up by 5.4% and 7.5% respectively.

    At around 14.1 million tons, German foreign trade with the USA in the general cargo segment now constitutes the second strongest market after China which stands at around 21 million tons, according to the port.

    “Including bulk as well as general cargoes, in seaborne cargo handling the Port of Hamburg has so far annually loaded and discharged a total of around 5.5 million tons,” Mattern added.

    During the quarter, feeder traffic and landside seaport-hinterland services – at 1.45 million TEU up by 8.0 percent on the comparable figure in the previous year – also profited from the new container lines. Of the total of 2.3 million TEU handled, 865,000 TEU – up 3.8 percent – were transported by feeders to other European ports.

    Both Port of Hamburg Marketing’s Joint CEOs welcomed the start now made on fairway adjustment and assume that this project so vital for the seaward accessibility of the port will be implemented as rapidly as possible.

    “For shipping companies, the fairway adjustment not only simplifies calls in Hamburg, but also facilitates larger handling volumes. Greater draft and an easier situation for passing on the Elbe will allow greater use of their ships transport capacity,” Ingo Egloff, Axel Mattern’s Executive Board colleague at Port of Hamburg Marketing, explained.

    Once the Elbe is deepened, large containerships and bulk carriers will be able to transport around 18,000 tons more cargo when arriving or sailing in Hamburg.

    The port and its handling terminals are already today clearing mega-carriers with a slot capacity of more than 21,000 TEU. They are also preparing for the safe arrival and departure of even larger vessels.


  • 22 May 2019 3:24 PM | Anonymous

    This notification is for your kind attention from FM member PT. GEOFREIGHT INDONESIA.

    Dear Our Valued Customer and Business Partner,
    Following the growing situation that shows heightened risk of terrorism in connection with the finalization of election result, we regret to inform you that our office will be closed earlier today at 14.00 P.M.

    All correspondences will continue via emails and other available channel (WhatsApp, Social Media or Mobilephones) Tentatively we will resume work on 23rd May.

    Managing Director Adji Bhirowo also informed us that all their correspondences will continue via emails and other available channels (WhatsApp, Social Media or Mobilephones) tentatively.

    In case of emergency, you may contact following people who will be able to assist:

    Contact 1: Mr.Alfin Sanjaya >>> Mobile: +6281282171609
    Contact 2: Mrs. Lyna Milasari >>> Mobile :+628131778997
    Contact 3: Mr.Joko Utomo >>> Mobile: +6281513107502

    Please login our website to see email address details of Pt. Geofreight


  • 21 May 2019 5:45 PM | Anonymous
    Original news was published on 20 May 2019

    Over eight tonnes of fresh Copper River salmon arrived at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport at 6.30am on Friday 17 May marking the start of the salmon season.

    The fish arrived on an Alaska Airlines flight, and by noon Alaska Air Cargo had delivered over 22 tonnes of Copper River salmon to the Lower 48 with more scheduled on later flights.

    Jason Berry, managing director of Alaska Air Cargo says: “Supporting the Alaska seafood industry has been a core part of the airline’s history. We applaud the state of Alaska and our seafood partners for setting the standard for sustainable fishing practices, which allows salmon lovers to enjoy some of the best fish in the world.”

    Copper River salmon shipped with Alaska Air Cargo arrives to supermarkets and restaurants across the nation thanks to cold chain processes, an annual training programme required of all airline employees handling perishables.

    Seafood processors and Alaska Airlines follow cold-chain standards to provide a temperature-controlled environment for proper food handling.

    Christa Hoover, executive director of Copper River Marketing Association says: “This is a really exciting season in Cordova, Alaska. There is always a sense of optimism as fishermen launch their boats and put on their freshly hung nets. Everyone has a smile on their face and an extra bit of a bounce in their step.”

    Hoover says the forecast for Copper River king salmon is up this year with around 55,000 expected to return to the Copper River this season, joined by close to 1.5 million sockeye salmon.

    Every year Alaska Air Cargo partners with the state of Alaska’s three largest seafood processors, Trident Seafood, Ocean Beauty Seafoods and Copper River Seafoods to bring fish to Seattle and Anchorage where it will be delivered to restaurants and shops across the Pacific Northwest and the country.

  • 20 May 2019 1:49 PM | Anonymous
    This holiday notification is for your kind attention from FM member MAJLAN INTERNATIONAL CARGO SERVICES CO., Jordan.

    Ms. Riham Al Hindi informed us that their office will be closed on Saturday May 25, 2019 as they will have an occasion for the independence of The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. It is a local holiday in Jordan.

    They will resume working on Sunday May 26, 2019.

    Ms. Riham also stated that they thank you in advance for your kind attention and understanding.

    For your information.

  • 16 May 2019 8:56 AM | Anonymous

    Good News...

    We are proud to share good news from FM member JUSTLOG AGENTES TRANSITARIOS LDA, Portugal.

    Justlog renews SME Excellence Status

    Once again, Justlog receives the honorable SME Excellence Award from IAPMEI.

    Issued by the Portuguese Ministry of Economy through IAPMEI (The Public Agency for SME and Innovation), the attribution of the SME Excellence 2018 status aims to distinguish and give notoriety to companies that show the best financial performances and management indicators marking the competitive capacity of the country.

    They said: ‘To the organizers of the initiative, our customers, partners and the entire Justlog team, thank you very much. Together we go further.

    Justlog is again distinguished by APAT with the Seal of Excellence

    This is already the fifth consecutive year in which Justlog is distinguished by the APAT - Association of Freight Forwarders of Portugal, with the Seal of Excellence of freight forwarders activity.

    It is with pride that they receive and communicate this distinction. The Seal of Excellence, which was approved at the general meeting of members, recognizes the quality, credibility, reliability and safety of freight forwarders. Jorge Emanuel Ramalho and Paula Soares received the 2019 Certification of Excellence from Dr. Inês Carneiro - Director of APAT Porto.

    They indicated ‘As Excellence is an integral part of Justlog's corporate DNA, recognition of our journey is for us a cause of great joy. We want to take this opportunity to leave a special word to our customers and suppliers. To our collaborators, thank you very much for the quality of the work you carry out every day. We are, once again, all to be congratulated! This is the deserved recognition of a team that always yearns for new challenges.’

    Congratulations to Justlog Agentes Transitarios Lda for the exciting news!


  • 16 May 2019 8:30 AM | Anonymous

    Original news was published on 13 May 2019

    Canadian terminal operator GCT Global Container Terminals has unveiled a CAD 160 million (USD 119 million) investment in GCT Vanterm that would increase the facility’s container handling capacity.

    The upgrade would also allow the container terminal to handle larger containerships within its existing footprint while significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the terminal.

    Specifically, the facility will receive two new ship-to-shore cranes to service larger 14,000 TEU ships.

    As explained, the aim is to improve efficiency and cut emissions by upgrading lower tiered container handling equipment Tier 4x machinery and potentially adding shore power.

    According to the terminal operator, densified stacking and improved equipment availability are expected to add 215,000 TEUs of new capacity.

    “GCT Global Container Terminals Inc. will continue to make private sector investments to ensure that Vancouver remains the port of choice and continues to be a competitive jurisdiction for transpacific trade,” Doron Grosman, President and Chief Executive Officer of GCT Global Container Terminals Inc, commented.

    Strategically located in the inner harbor, the 31-hectare GCT Vanterm is said to be amongst the most productive terminals in North America.

    Based in Vancouver, BC, GCT Global Container Terminals operates four Green Marine certified terminals in two principal North American ports.

    On the West Coast, GCT Canada operates two gateway terminals — GCT Vanterm and GCT Deltaport in Vancouver and Delta, BC.


  • 14 May 2019 1:11 PM | Anonymous

    Original news was published on 13 May 2019

    LATAM Cargo, leading cargo airline based in Latin America, has transported more than 7,400 tonnes of fresh flowers from Latin America to the world, for Mother’s Day celebrations.

    During the last three weeks before Mother’s Day (May 12), the demand of flowers increased close to 90 percent, that is why, together with Valentine’s Day, marks the peak of the flower export season.

    The carrier informed through a statement in its release that it carried than 3,500 tonnes of flowers from Colombia, specifically from Bogota and Medellin, and more than 3,800 tonnes from the capital of Ecuador, Quito.

    Roses, carnation, mixed bouquets and green foliage were the flowers most demanded by the market, considering USA, Netherlands and Brazil as the main consumers.


  • 14 May 2019 10:44 AM | Anonymous

    Dear All,

    FM is going on to introduce you new members.

    FM valued member JINGQIU INTERNATIONAL LOGISTICS (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD, China referred one of its reliable, experienced and active partners AVENTIS INTERNATIONAL, Pakistan.

    We are happy to announce you that AVENTIS INTERNATIONAL successfully completed membership requirements and joined among Freight Midpoint professionals from PAKISTAN.

    Let's welcome our new member on board of the Freight Midpoint..!

    Have a great cooperation together!


    ADDRESS: Office No. 2c, 2nd floor, Muhammad Bukhsh & Sons Building, 23 West Wharf Road, Karachi 74000 - Pakistan
    CONTACT: Shaikh Aamir Zafar
    TEL: +92 21 3220 3391 / 2 / 3
    FAX: +92 21 3231 1231


  • 13 May 2019 10:25 AM | Anonymous

    This notification is for your kind attention from FM member Poh Tiong Choon Shipping (Pte) Ltd, Singapore.

    Mr. Steven Tan from Poh Tiong Choon Shipping (Pte) Ltd informed us that they will relocate to their new facility effective from 27th May 2019.

    Please see last updated details as below;

    Address: 48, Pandan Road, 609289, Singapore

    ***Their telephone and fax numbers remain same.

    Please re-direct all invoices, notices and letters to the above address from 27th May 2019 onwards.

    For all your information.


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