Monday 21st November, 2016 - PPG has successfully completed its seventh annual surveillance audit of its international quality management standard. The audit was conducted by SAI Global and zero non-conformances were identified. With this audit and the ISO 9001:2008 certification is continued for another three years under PPG's reviewed tri-annual audit scheme. PPG is now in the process of updating to the new ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System Requirements.
PPG finalist in the Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards in the category “Maritime Services Award”.
November 16, 2016 | Dockside Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Harbour, Sydney
Global Freight Solutions, PPG member in Sweden, have successful moved 9 large wind turbines totaling 6,800 tons and 39,000 cbm from the north Swedish port Skelleftehamn to the greatest windmill park in the mountain area in Sweden called Storblaiken, a distance one way of 240 km. The blades had a length of 54 meters and the heaviest pieces had a gross weight of 70 tons.Components included Towers, Nacelles, Rotor blades, Hubs and Transformers.
ICT Internationale Container Transport GmbH in Germany www.ict-cargo.com has successfully shipped out two large part-charters ex Germany to Ghana.
The first shipment comprises 8,500cbm and the second 9,500cbm of concrete pipes including several Shippers Own Containers, were loaded in Germany by the selected professional port crew and shipped to Tema.
PPG has been named as finalist for the Lloyds 21st Annual Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards under the “Maritime Services” category.
This award recognises exceptional achievement or contribution to any service sector of the Australian maritime industry by a company, individual or organisation. Open to agents, brokers, classification societies, legal practitioners, finance providers, telecommunications or IT suppliers, security services, TRAINING & EDUCATION companies or institutions.
BNC Publishing has published Top 20 Powerlist in the Middle East, in which Mr. Baheej Biqawi, CEO was ranked 4th. MLC was among the list of companies, which have demonstrated extraordinary expertise and talent in the Logistics Industry. This is the ranking of the region’s most influential executives from the logistics sector, which included the industry’s most prominent figureheads. The shortlisted companies play an important role in the success and growth of Logistics activities throughout the Middle East.
The PPG project forwarding education program has once again been nominated for Lloyds List “Maritime Services Award” for exceptional achievement or contribution to the Australian maritime industry.
Head trainer and PPG Founder/CEO, Kevin Stephens, advises "the course has attracted over 500 participants from 55 countries over the past 7 years and is held exclusively with all Breakbulk Conferences and Exhibitions globally".
During the night of 26-27 September 2016, PPG member in Belgium, HEAVY Logistics NV, reached a new milestone and safely guided the heaviest module in the scope of an important investment by an Antwerp-based refinery.
With a total transport weight of 1,089.60 tons and transport dimensions reaching a length of 35m, width of 14m and height of 28m, HEAVY Logistics successfully used all of its experience and knowledge.
Huge Transformer Transported by Wangfoong (Pic 1) - Wangfoong Transportation has successfully delivered of 2 sets of oil water cooling auto transformers (main-body weight 168 tons each) and ancilliary equipment from Shanghai to Hong Kong. Wangfoong went to great lengths to coordinate the delivery, prepare a detailed statement of work as well as a risk assessment. Wangfoong provided barges to receive cargo from inbound mother vessel and discharge the transformers and accessories to trailers at the project site via a heavy-lift floating crane.
Laredo City and the port of Corpus Christi have signed an agreement. The signees were, inter alia, Laredo's mayor Pete Saenz, the Texan city manager Jesus Olivares, congressman Henry Cuellar and Texas state representative Richard Peña Raymond, together with the port authorities John La Rue, executive director and Charles W. Zahn, chairman of the Texan port commission.