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2020 Global Sulphur Limits

Are you aware of the new International Maritime Organisation (IMO) sulphur regulations? As of 1 January 2020, there will be a 0.50% global sulphur cap on maritime fuel emissions. This, in contrast to the current limit of 3.50%, is a big step towards a more environmentally friendly and future-thinking transportation…

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Are your shipments ready for summer?

Last week we experienced the hottest day in recorded history here in the Netherlands. Have you thought about how the summer heat may affect your shipments? Here are a few things to consider: Are your products heat susceptible? What about the packaging? Have you explored refrigerated shipping? Reefer containers can…

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The Christening of the Polar Ecuador

We are excited to have had the pleasure to attend the christening of The Polar Ecuador in Antwerp, Belgium last week!   This Hamburg Süd vessel will be transporting cargo between Europe and the Caribbean/Latin America. With a capacity of 3,800 TEUs and 1,000 reefer plugs, we are excited for…

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Did you know: Brexit Edition

Did you know – There was nearly a “Brexit” in 1975? The United Kingdom continued their relationship with European neighbors in the 1975 referendum, though the Brexit referendum changed this in 2016. What effect does the Brexit have on international shipping? Taxes, duties and regulations on goods transported between the…

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The future of shipping: cleaner, brighter, better

Ocean freight has long been a consumer of “dirty fuel”, but times may be changing. Both ocean freight and air freight were the only greenhouse gas emitting industries left out of the Paris climate agreement. Why? Simply put, the international nature of these industries makes it difficult to hold accountability for carbon…

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How a pig could affect your shipping

It creeps up on us every year, just when we make it out of the western winter holidays and get back into the flow of work..Chinese New Year. February 5 – February 19 2019, Year of the Pig As 80 million people travel back to their hometowns (the largest human…

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We wish you…

From our family here at Orange Shipping and Logistics, we’d like to thank you for being a part of what made our 2018 great, and wish you and your loved ones the best of holidays!

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Live from the Van Nelle Factory, it’s Orange Shipping & Logistics

Here at Orange Shipping & Logistics, we believe in strong foundations. Transparency, honesty, hard work…we like to think these describe us! So when we moved offices earlier this year, we looked for a site that would reflect our foundational values, and found ourselves in the Van Nelle Factory. The Van…

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An ORANGE outlook

They say “a picture says a thousand words”, which is why you may have noticed some changes to our look. With both a new logo and a newly designed website, we hope to represent our core foundations: transparency, efficiency, and experience in the logistics industry. Today we’d like to share…

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A new place, a new face!

With joy, we can tell you that we have moved! We are operational and situated in the …. Van Nelle Factory. A New Place After a long time of searching we have found an office that reflects the company values of Orange Shipping & Logistics, and we must say we…

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