World Hello Day

Tuesday, 21st November, 2017
The purpose of World Hello Day is simple – to encourage communication and dialogue between people of different backgrounds in order to achieve peace and understanding. Since its beginning in 1973, the day has been celebrated around the world annually…

World Maritime Day

Monday, 25th September, 2017
Happy World Maritime Day ! The Maritime day is celebrated by the IMPO (International Maritime Organisation) every year. The theme of this year is   “Connecting ships, ports and people”. The aim is to focus on the many diverse actors involved…

Pre Carriage & On Carriage

Tuesday, 29th August, 2017
The difference between pre-carriage and on-carriage needs to be understood very clearly by the exporter importer shipping line forwarder clearing agent insurance and everyone else involved in order to ensure that the relevant roles, responsibilities, costs and risks are clearly…

Success at the 2017 EMEA Supply Chain & Exhibition Summit

Wednesday, 21st June, 2017
The EMEA Supply Chain & Exhibition Summit event, now in its 19th year that was held in Barcelona between 19th and the 21st of June was a great success. The format of the summit over the course of three days was…

Understanding Container Markings – What do they mean?

Monday, 19th June, 2017
Ever driven behind a truck carrying a shipping container on the motorway?  Or perhaps maybe you  have seen the markings on a container, especially the back door when it comes to your warehouse for packing or unpacking. Each of these…

Dangerous Goods

Tuesday, 2nd May, 2017
What are sensitive or dangerous goods ? They are articles or materials that have to be transported and/or handled according to very specific regulations. These are every day’s life products such as paint, battery, leather, alcohol and sometimes explosives like…

Top Tips for H&S at the office – World Day for Health and Safety at Work

Friday, 28th April, 2017
April 28th marks World Day for Safety and Health at Work.  It is an annual international campaign to promote safe, healthy and decent work and has been observed by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) since 2003. Today, many workers are…

MacAndrews’ Chief Commercial Officer speaks at the Seminário Transporte Marítimo 2017, Porto

Monday, 20th March, 2017
MacAndrews participated at a recent event in Porto. The event was attended by Mark Copsey, CCO of MacAndrews - OPDR and Fernando Delgado, General Manager of MacAndrews, Lda Portugal. Eighteen moderators and guest speakers; along with 200 participants met in…