AUSTRALIA: WPC continues to expand global reach

The world¡¯s largest dedicated project forwarding company, Worldwide Project Consortium said it has made several new franchise appointments. WWPC general manager, Kevin Stephens, speaking from the company¡¯s headquarters in Queensland, Australia, said representatives had now been appointed in Cambodia, Pakistan, Egypt, Philippines, United Arab Emirates, Azerbaijan and Bahrain. Stephens said: ¡°This franchise arrangement means that […]


The world¡¯s largest dedicated project forwarding company, Worldwide Project Consortium said it has made several new franchise appointments.

WWPC general manager, Kevin Stephens, speaking from the company¡¯s headquarters in Queensland, Australia, said representatives had now been appointed in Cambodia, Pakistan, Egypt, Philippines, United Arab Emirates, Azerbaijan and Bahrain.

Stephens said: ¡°This franchise arrangement means that the WWPC is the largest dedicated project forwarding company in the world with the scale and critical mass to tender for oversize, break-bulk, heavy-lift cargo projects anywhere in the world,¡± he said..

The recent expansion includes: Global Link Service Pte Ltd (Phnom Penh, Cambodia), Blue Sea Shipping Lines (Karachi, Pakistan), Khedivial Marine Logistics S.A.E. (Cairo, Egypt), Royal Cargo Combined Logistics Inc (Manila, Philippines), Triple Crown Shipping and Logistics (Dubai, United Arab Emirates), Consolidated Shipping Line (Manama, Bahrain) and DGT Logistics (Baku, Azerbaijan).

The WWPC annual Partnering for the Future conference in Cape Town, South Africa, from March 29-30, 2007, has attracted 111 attendees from around the world.

Major conference sponsors included Rickmers-Linie GmbH, Germany; Volga-Dnepr (UK) Limited; Air Partner plc, U.K.; Macs Maritime, South Africa; Beluga Chartering GmbH, Germany; and Sun Communications PR and Media, Australia.