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Maersk shipping cyberattack

Has Shipping Become Too Dependent On Technology For Its Own Good?

On the 27th of June, 2017, computer systems in Ukraine began to malfunction. Computer screens were locked to a red screen with instructions to the users to pay up in Bitcoins to ensure the safety of the files on their computers. Within hours, banks, railways, airports, even the monitoring station at Chernobyl were affected. No […]

How Technology Is Revolutionising Safety At Sea

When any mode of transport is controlled by man, no matter how great the systems, no matter how experienced the captain or pilot, there is always the matter of human error. The Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT), is currently developing new technology to minimise that risk as much as possible. The development of safe […]

Japanese Car Imports by Malta Express

New weekly service for car dealers, parts importers and Japan auto enthusiasts! Malta Express is a freight import service for local dealers and enthusiasts that need to move cars, commercial vehicles, auto parts and accessories from Japan to Malta. We offer a first-of-its-kind service for local importers, where we deliver your shipment directly to your […]

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Weekly Import Service for Japanese Cars & Auto Parts

Driving is the most efficient way to get around Malta, and anyone looking to orient themselves around the island might want to turn to the Far East to provide the best cars it can. Used car dealers and enthusiasts who are looking for new outlets to import their cars and autoparts from Japan need look […]

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Turkey-Malta Sea Freight Container Service

Turkey’s unique geographical position between Europe and Asia makes it well positioned as an import-export hub, and its developing economy also provides several important trading opportunities with the European Union. In fact, Turkey is the EU’s 4th largest export market, as well as the 5th largest provider of its imports. Several Turkish companies are increasingly […]

Fugro Shipment Case Study

‘Signed, sealed, delivered, I’m yours’, sang Stevie Wonder back in 1970. Unfortunately, not all shipment stories are this straightforward. Take a recent case we solved for Fugro, for example. On the 15th of December 2016, our UK agent All Seas Global Logistics informed us that a 40-foot container full of seismic and geological surveying equipment […]

Oil & Gas Services at the heart of the Mediterranean

Malta’s strategic location at the heart of the Mediterranean makes it a key player in the global shipping industry. O&S Shipping Ltd, a Malta-based ISO 9001:2008 certified company, provides its clients with 24/7 logistic support services in the hydrocarbon industry. With years of experience garnered in the industry, O&S Shipping offers a diverse portfolio of […]

O&S Shipping Receives ISO 9001 Certification

O&S Shipping has recently completed an independent audit that confirmed the company uses a management system that complies with ISO 9001:2008 quality standards. As a result of this success, O&S was awarded the ISO 9001 certification for the next two years. What ISO certification really means ISO certification is, simply put, independent proof that a company […]

Professional Home Moving Services by O&S

Settling into a new home is one of life’s most rewarding moments. However, it can also be a very stressful one, especially if the moving process isn’t coordinated well. O&S Shipping provides seamless relocation solutions that will make your new house feel like home before you know it. Of course, a professional home moving solution […]

Official Logistics Partner of the 2016 RC44 Valletta Cup

The final event in the 2016 RC44 Championship Tour Series was held between the 23rd and 27th of November and took place in Malta’s peninsular capital city, Valletta. The RC44 Championship Tour is a prestigiously renowned series amongst the competitive yacht racing circuit, with names of Olympic champions and America’s Cup winners attached to it, […]

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How is Maltese shipping industry weathering the Hanjin bankruptcy?

The collapse of Hanjin Shipping is poised to be one of the worst tales of economic woe in the world of shipping, eclipsing even the 1986 collapse of United States Lines in magnitude. And ‘Hanjin bankruptcy’ soon morphed into ‘Hanjin receivership’ when it was announced – on August 31 of this year – that the […]

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