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  • It’s all goods

    It’s all goods

    Ever since communities discovered that they weren’t alone in the world, they have been transporting and exchanging goods using every means that they could. The first transportation tools were probably rudimentary sledges made from branches. The...

  • United Trophy Tour

    United Trophy Tour

    To celebrate the club’s historic 20th league title, Manchester United has teamed up with its official logistics partner DHL to launch the United Trophy Tour, delivered to the world by DHL. Logistics experts DHL will transport the Premier League...

  • ISO 9001 and the maritime industry

    Malta’s strategic location in the heart of the Mediterranean and its closeness to one of the major international shipping routes has led to the island becoming a major player in the maritime industry. The island boasts a long maritime tradition,...

  • Thinking inside the box

    Thinking inside the box

    From sledge racing equipment to rusty cars in China and having to battle the hoarding bug, moving country can be an adventure. Three brave movers speak to Veronica Stivala. Denise Chircop The driver who couldn’t read maps Denise Chircop has moved...

  • All at sea

    All at sea

    EU support for LNG for ships Liquefied natural gas is fast emerging as a more environmentally friendly fuel for the shipping sector and its uptake is encouraged by the European Union. The EU will co-finance with a little over €1 million from the...

  • Further investment to deliver trust

    Further investment to deliver trust

    Many are familiar with the latest stunt from popular actor Jean Claude Van Damme when he performed a split on top of two Volvo Globetrotter trucks. That stunt attracted over 70 million views on YouTube alone and reinstated the Volvo truck brand as...

  • New lane from the Netherlands

    New lane from the Netherlands

    Cassar & Cooper has just expanded its range of routes to include a weekly service in conjunction with BAS Logistics BV from the Netherlands. BAS Logistics are well placed to service the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg, offering direct pickups...

  • Innovative strategies

    Innovative strategies

    In today’s booming marketplace, companies must be adaptable and specialised. As a logistics company based in Malta, Express Logigroup uses innovative strategies to achieve specific goals. Every service offered by Express Logigroup is designed...

  • New services

    FreightZone (Malta) Logistics Limited has established itself as a leading freight-forwarder in Malta with a comprehensive range of services targetting Maltese importers and exporters. As part of its strategic development, FreightZone has for the...

  • A new alliance

    Taiwanese shipping line Evergreen is joining the CKYH alliance, in which Cosco, K Line, Yang Ming and Hanjin are members. The alliance will be operational on the container trades between Asia and Europe, including the Mediterranean region and it...

  • Keeping the faith

    Keeping the faith

    In the old days, the sea played a prominent role in peoples’ lives, especially to island inhabitants. It was a source of livelihood for fishermen, a fortuitous space for pirates, a bridge to other countries for travellers, merchants, diplomats,...

  • Green cargo on board

    Green cargo on board

    Shipping plays an increasingly vital role in the exchange of goods in a globalised world. In fact, in the past decade, the demand for global shipping has steadily risen as international trade has increased. However, like any other means of...

  • Oil and gas logistics specialists

    Oil and gas logistics specialists

    Malta’s central position in the Mediterranean, right on the sea passage between the east and the west, has served us well through history. In terms of our position specifically for oil and gas related logistics, the area in which Medserv...

  • A painful exit for the Bali de Mesmes

    A painful exit for the Bali de Mesmes

    Life became routine for Jean-Jacques de Mesmes and Françoise Prevost, until one day, King Louis XV summoned the ambassador to Versailles in connection with his diplomatic duties. Prevost assured him she would spend the interval fretting over his...

  • Bohemian rhapsody

    Bohemian rhapsody

    When Esther Huy and Noel Cuschieri set the date, they knew that they wanted a different wedding from the usual, with the focus being on bringing close friends and family together in an eco-friendly celebration. The bride remembers the day. Our...

  • Not married but very married

    Not married but very married

    Neil Falzon and Roderick Vassallo got married in Portugal, but in Malta their married status is not legally recognised. Alison Bezzina asks why they feel that making it official is important. Almost two years ago, a couple of hopeless romantics...

  • Want a happy marriage?

    Want a happy marriage?

    It takes work to have a healthy marriage, but it is possible. Simonne Pace finds out from family therapist Karen Bishop that couples seem to face their toughest hurdle at the beginning of married life. Here are some of the challenges she faces...

  • That special ring

    That special ring

    Specialising in internationally certified diamonds and pearls, Vascas has established itself as one of the leading jewellers in Malta. They offer a complete range of branded jewellery in precious metals, precious/semiprecious stones and a wide...

  • A vintage dress of dreams

    A vintage dress of dreams

    Women seem to enter a parallel universe when it comes to wedding dress shopping. Perfectly sensible ladies, who would balk at spending more than €100 on a party dress, happily part with ten times that amount for the ‘dress of their dreams’. But...

  • Darling, let’s get a pre-nup

    Darling, let’s get a pre-nup

    Is agreeing on who gets what in case of break-up a wise move? Or does it signal a death knell for the upcoming nuptials? Helen Raine speaks to the experts. Pre-nuptial agreement. The very phrase is redolent of celebrities making absurdly huge...

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