New Ship Agency operation

August 6th 2012

As part of the development of customer focused integrated transport- and forwarding solutions on the Scandinavian market, Scandinavian Logistics Partners AB is launching the new business area Scanlog Ship Agencies The business area will be offering ship agency, liner agency and logistics solutions for pre- and on-carriage as well as transhipments, based in the major Swedish east coast ports of Oxelosund and Sodertalje.

Mr Patrik Johansson has been recruited as Director Ship Agency Solutions, and responsible for Scanlog Ship Agencies. Mr Johansson has long experience as a ship agent as well as from freight forwarding, and was previously Head of Swedish shipping company Transatlantic’s ship agency Percy Tham i Oxelösund AB.

”Scanlog Ship Agencies is completely independent from both shipping companies and shippers, as well as from terminals and transport companies. This gives us possibility to have full focus on our shipping company and shipper clients’ specific needs. The integration with Scanlog’s other activities also enables us to offer seamless and cost efficient logistics solutions for all type of cargoes”, says Mr Johansson who is also joining the company as a Partner.

Scanlog’s chairman, Mr Mathias Wideroth comments: ”We are very pleased that Patrik has chosen to join us to head our new Ship Agency business. Our aim is to hire the very best in the sectors where we are active, and Patrik’s and his colleagues’ vast experience and expertise from ship- and port agency operations give us a unique ability to assist shipping companies and shippers in the usual Scanlog way – with full personal responsibility.”