Ship Spares Logistics and Global Transport Solutions join forces

Global Transport Solutions (GTS), a logistics service provider specialised in supply chain solutions for the maritime industry through the brand Marinetrans has acquired Ship Spares Logistics (SSL) from Burando Maritime Services creating a Dutch marine logistics powerhouse.

“With a shared vision and complementing strengths, this collaboration with SSL is a natural progression. Together, we are able to redefine service standards in marine spare parts logistics, offering an even more comprehensive and integrated service portfolio to our clients at Marinetrans that is unrivalled in the industry. The acquisition of SSL reinforces our last-mile service offering, giving our clients a wider range of options,” remarked John Burgstra, co-CEO at GTS

The companies said in a release they have the ambition to establish a disruptive service in the market, organising clients’ logistics from vendor to vessel.

The merger news follows hot on the heels of Dubai-based maritime software provider Marcura decision to acquire online procurement platform ShipServ.

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