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There are many forwarding agents, ranging from large to small. We are not the largest, but we do offer added value. Especially because of our service and transparent approach and the way in which we take a constructive approach with our customers. We are proactive about this last issue. All of the above combined with our many years of experience means that Merzario is an experienced specialist in the area of sea and air freight, cross trading and everything in-between. We are a reliable, financially healthy and digitally advanced forwarding agent and have all logistics services under one roof. Take a look at our latest news, soon to follow.

MSC fleet of 5 million TEU, now heading for 6 million

22-May-2023: According to Alphaliner, a French provider of shipping statistics, MSC is about to become the first container shipping company with a fleet of more than 5 million TEU. Currently, the counter for the Swiss-Italian shipping company stands at 4,956,720 TEU, according to Alphaliner.

Port of Rotterdam wants to import hydrogen

22-May-2023: The Port of Rotterdam Authority has signed cooperation agreements with around 20 regions worldwide to promote the import of green hydrogen. Speaking at the World Hydrogen Summit, an international summit on hydrogen, managing director Allard Castelein said there is interest from more regions to participate in this partnership.

Antwerp has first all-electric container lift

22-May-2023: The first all-electric container lift in continental Europe was recently commissioned at PSA's MPET terminal in the port of Antwerp. Konecranes, the manufacturer, used the latest battery technology in building the lift, allowing the e-straddle carrier to run continuously for more than four hours.

New solar panels at London Gateway bring DP World closer to net zero target in the UK

22-May-2023: DP World has taken another step in its ambition to become the most sustainable logistics company in the UK following the successful testing of new solar power units at its London Gateway hub.

Crewless container ships appear on the horizon

09-May-2023: The Yara Birkeland sails quietly through the Frier Fjord in southern Norway, looking like an ordinary small ship. By the end of this year, however, the number of crew on board will be reduced from five to two and, if all goes well, in two years' time the ship's bridge will be removed and there will be no crew on board at all.

Maastricht Aachen Airport closes for eight weeks due to runway renovation

09-May-2023: From Monday, Maastricht Aachen Airport (MAA) will be closed for eight weeks due to the renovation of its runway. The airport said that the runway, which is 2750 metres long and 45 metres wide, is in need of renovation due to wear and tear on the asphalt.

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