GAC has opened up in Guyana in response to demand shipping and logistics support services following the discovery of large reserves of oil and gas in its waters, in 2015.

V.Group is acquiring Inchcape Shipping Services’ (ISS) Global Marine Travel (GMT) business doubling the size of its travel offering.

With demand growing for professional shipping services from the offshore oil & gas industry, GAC, is opening an office in Uruguay.

GAC announced that it has acquired the port agency business of Ahlers Belgium, a move allowing it to expand its operational footprint in Belgium.

The new joint venture between Sharaf Shipping Agency and Ben Line Agencies will allow both businesses to compete on a global level, according to its ceo, Terry Gidlow.

Middle East and Asian port agencies Sharaf Shipping Agency and Ben Line Agencies have launched a new global agency company for the wet and dry bulk shipping and commodity markets.  

Singapore-based maritime service and support solutions provider AMOS Group has acquired Hong Kong-based ship chandlery supplier World Hand Shipping, the company said.

Milaha is “significantly expanding” its presence in global logistics with an agreement with DSV to become the Danish company’s exclusive agent in Qatar.

Top container line Maersk has appointed GAC to handle all husbandry services for its vessels calling at Hong Kong.

Panama’s National Assembly has approved new legislation, Law 41, which restricts foreign-owned vessels in the maritime auxiliary services sector, a measure that has annoyed European countries and may violate several free-trade agreements (FTAs) that Panama has signed with other countries.