Latest News for: Shipping services


Zencargo raises $42M to expand its digital-first freight forwarding platform internationally

Crunch 11 May 2021
Zencargo is not disclosing its valuation but the company — which provides services to both to companies and distributors like Amazon to ship goods to its fulfillment centers; and brands like Vivienne Westwood, Swoon Furniture, and Soho Home — said that it is on track to make £100 million in revenues this year, and £200 million in 2022.

India's Covid-19 catastrophe could make global shortages even worse

News & Record 11 May 2021
Should the crisis deepen, everything from clothing and pharmaceuticals to financial services and global shipping could feel the pain ... About 80% of world goods trade by volume is carried on ships, according to the United Nations World Conference on Trade and Development, and India provides many of their crews ... Financial services.

Fallen Marine and Mayport ship's namesake to be honored at Memorial Day race by NASCAR champ

The Florida Times Union 11 May 2021
Based at Mayport Naval Station, the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer honors Dunham, who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for service in the Iraq War. The ship was christened in 2009 by Dunham's mother, Debra Dunham, and Busch said he is honored to carry her son's name on his race car.

Joplin man convicted in meth trafficking conspiracy draws lengthy prison term

The Joplin Globe 11 May 2021
Taylor, of Joplin, pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute meth shipped to Missouri from Arizona via the United Parcel Service ... The occupant of the address told investigators that Taylor and Conant had arranged to have the package shipped to that address and had contacted him about it just before officers arrived with the search warrant ... .

COVID-19: Sewa spends USD 6 mn on lifesaving equipment for India

Yahoo Daily News 11 May 2021
The equipment shipped to India from New York on May 7 included 260 oxygen concentrators, 1,000 oximeters and nine Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure machines, it said in a statement ... The United Parcel Service Foundation partnered with Sewa International to ship them to New Delhi by air for free.

Two SCHOTTEL SRP 710 for KPA Salvage Tug

The Maritime Executive 11 May 2021
This highly effective propulsion system will enable the tug to provide more efficient ship handling and coastal towing services ... extensive towing facilities, extinguishing monitors for firefighting, external bilge systems for leak detection, workshops, ship cranes and dinghies.

Hyderabad: Amitabh Chaturvedi quits as Karvy group CEO

The Times of India 11 May 2021
Amitabh Chaturvedi, a veteran of the banking & financial services industry who was brought in to steady the ship at scam-hit Karvy Group as its CEO for financial services operations, has put in his papers ... “No, he has not resigned from the services of the company.

Roanoke's Suttie Economy, who wanted veterans remembered, dies at 95

The Roanoke Times 11 May 2021
Casey Fabris ,  Tad Dickens ... “He was proud of his service,” he said. “He was proud of the ship he was on. He was devoted to his service in the Navy and his country ... After returning from a midnight Christmas church service, she said, Economy would dress up like Santa Claus to deliver gifts to the children of regular customers at his restaurant ... .

World’s Largest Civilian Hospital Ship, the Global Mercy™ Successfully Passes Final Sea Trials

Daily Freeman 10 May 2021
Mercy Ships also plans to hold an Africa commissioning event for the arrival of the Global Mercy in Dakar in early 2022, at the start of the ship's first field service in Senegal ... The Global Mercy will join the current Mercy Ship, Africa Mercy in service to sub-Saharan and Central Africa.

China-Europe freight trains put BRI on fast track to cooperation

China Daily 10 May 2021
Zhou Shihao, founder and CEO of YQNLink, a Shanghai-based global intelligent logistics platform, said daily inquires about the China-Europe freight train have nearly tripled over the past several weeks, reflecting rising concerns about uncertainties such as the shipping companies' limited service capacity and high freight cost.

USPS to host events to help small businesses in communities

Tahlequah Daily Press 10 May 2021
Postal Service seeks to continue to create easy and affordable services designed to help small businesses grow ... Learn how USPS shipping and mail services can help a business grow; discover the convenience and value the Postal Service can bring to a business; and network with other small businesses in the community.

Japan mulls alternatives to Suez Canal after Ever Given shock

Al Jazeera 10 May 2021
Moreover, Maersk, the Danish integrated shipping company, launched its AE19 service – an ocean-rail transportation service across Russia – in July 2019, and it has quickly grown in scale. In early March, just before the Suez accident, the shipping firm was promoting the service.

USS Idaho Is The First Ship To Bear That Name In 100 years

War History Online 10 May 2021
The vessel should be in service in 2023 ... The USS Virginia, the lead ship of the Virginia Class ... On top of this, they can carry torpedoes, Tomahawk missiles, and Harpoon anti-ship missiles ... This ship, known as “The Big Spud,” had an incredible career, being completed during WWI and accepted into service in 1919.

Hapag-Lloyd expects grape exports to increase by 10 to 15%

Fresh Plaza 10 May 2021
... the shipping line expects the first trial delivery in this week ... To ensure that Hapag-Lloyd can continue to offer customers a first-class service this year despite the current shortage of containers on the ships, the release of containers for Grapes bookings will be prioritized.

Owens v. Brown: How The Navy's Women Won the Right to Serve at Sea

The Maritime Executive 10 May 2021
The women were determined to overturn a 30-year-old federal statute that limited Navy women to shore-duty billets, even though they were trained to work aboard ships ... Owens recognized that it was unconstitutional, not to mention a waste of taxpayer money, to limit the service of shipboard-trained female Navy Sailors to shore-duty billets.