Gollcher News

Wilhelmsen and Wallenius Cleared to Merge

Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding and Wallenius have received all the necessary approvals from competition authorities, bond holders and general meetings for a merger between the two companies. Under the agreement, the companies will combine ownership in Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics, EUKOR Car Carriers and American Roll on Roll off...

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logistics management services as agents for Giuseppe Garibaldi - Gollcher

Navy aircraft carrying cruiser GIUSEPPE GARIBALDI called at Valletta Port

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation="" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]O.F. Gollcher & Sons Ltd has been appointed as the port logistics agent to handle all logistics management for the GIUSEPPE GARIBALDI during her stay in Malta.  The Italian Navy aircraft carrying cruiser called at Valletta Port for a...

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Alphaliner: Global Box Volumes Prosper

FOLLOWING A SLOW FIRST HALF OF 2016, PORT THROUGHPUT REBOUNDED IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE YEAR PUSHING THE GLOBAL CONTAINER VOLUMES UP BY AN ESTIMATED 1.8% DURING THE YEAR, COMPARED TO 1.4% SEEN IN 2015, ACCORDING TO ALPHALINER. Alphaliner stated that the fourth quarter of 2016 was...

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Greek Flag Loses 62 Ships

The fleet registered under the Greek flag saw a significant loss of 62 ships during the year until March 1st, 2017, equivalent to 3.7 million DWT and 2.3 million GT. The country’s fleet is now comprised of 747 ships, totaling 43.7 million GT and 75.2 million DWT, the Greek...

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Industry Welcomes Revised EU Maritime Transport Strategy

The European shipping and maritime organizations have welcomed the European Commission’s mid-term review of the EU Maritime Transport Strategy 2009-2018. During the European Shipping Week 2017, the industry bodies endorsed the emphasis on better regulation and said that priority must in this respect be given to a fundamental...

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Maersk Line, Hamburg Sud enter East – West purchase deal

Danish shipping giant Maersk Line is scheduled to receive the EU antitrust regulator’s decision on the company’s plan to purchase the Germany-based Hamburg Süd by March 27, according to Reuters. The deal, reached at the beginning of December 2016 amid a consolidation period in the industry, was filed to the...

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Euro Ferry Industry on a 4-Year Hot Streak

3.6 million cars to Western Europe In total, ferry travel accounts for one in ten travellers to Western Europe. Up to 14.6 million passengers travelled between UK and France by ferry, while the Netherlands welcomed more than 1.8 million passengers by sea in 2016. Belgium and Spain...

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