Sunday, March 6, 2011

Freight Groups Sign New Agreement For Ships Agency In Gibraltar

Cory and Gibunco Are Peninsula Partners
Shipping News Feature

GIBRALTAR – Cory Brothers are to offer full ships agency services in the disputed Mediterranean Territory in partnership with Gibunco Ship Agency, part of the Gibunco Group. The British freight group say the operation in the Port of Gibraltar adds strategically to the groups continuing global expansion, complimenting the company’s Singapore office and Far Eastern activities as well as its presence in European and South American logistics.

Cory Brothers Shipping Agency Managing Director, Kevin Gorman said that the consolidation of the company’s market intelligence services and combination with their self developed ShipTrak system would offer customers added value to the group’s international freight services. ShipTrak is a constantly evolving Java based software programme which enables customers to locate vessel positions and interface with their own documentation systems.

Commenting on the new cooperation which will provide comprehensive Port and Bunker Agency, ship to ship and logistic solutions Gibunco Ship Agency Commercial Manager, Ivan Vallejo said:

“We are delighted to welcome Cory Brothers to Gibraltar as our partners. They have an established history in Ships Agency stretching back over 160 years, which adds to Gibunco’s own 50‐year track record in Gibraltar. Together we will bring many benefits with our vast experience in agency and our bunkering activities around the Globe.”