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Global Transport Solutions has acquired Ship Spares Logistics

Global Transport Solutions has acquired Ship Spares Logistics from Burando Maritime Services.

Global Transport Solutions is an international logistics service provider ofering supply chain and forwarding solutions primarily to the maritime industry and other time-critical verticals. The company operates through the brands Marinetrans and Best Global Logistics and has a geographical presence in all continents.

Ship Spares Logistics, formerly part of Burando Maritime Services, is a marine logistics specialist, providing on-board deliveries, warehouse consolidation and freight forwarding services to its clients in the maritime and offshore industries.

Burando Maritime Services is the “one-stop-ship” maritime service supplier with a diverse range of services. The company supplies sustainable fuels, transports all kinds of petrochemical products with a fleet of over 75 inland tankers and recycles waste streams into new raw materials. Burando serves all ports between Hamburg and Zeebrugge.

Oaklins’ team in the Netherlands initiated the transaction and advised GTS and its shareholder Waterland on the acquisition of SSL.

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“With a shared vision and complementing strengths, this collaboration with SSL is a natural progression. Together, we will be 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.”

John Burgstra

Co-CEO, Global Transport Solutions

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Arjen Kostelijk

Senior Advisor
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Oaklins Netherlands

Robbert Bon

Senior Associate
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Oaklins Netherlands

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