LEGEND LAUNCHES ITS NEW DIRECT FEEDER SERVICE BETWEEN PASIR GUDANG AND KUALA TANJUNG
29 September 2021
Legend is pleased to announce the commencement of our new direct feeder service between Pasir Gudang and Kuala Tanjung on a weekly sailing schedule. This is our fourth direct call on top of our existing feeder services.
• Kuala Tanjung to Port Klang
• Batam (Batu Ampar B99) to Singapore
• Bintan (Lobam) to Singapore
• Pasir Gudang to Kuala Tanjung (new service)
We offer unique shipping solutions via regular and dedicated liner and feeder services using our purpose-built vessels. With our extensive experience in the industry and a team of dedicated specialists, Legend provides transport and shipping solutions for containerized cargos, breakbulk, RORO, and project cargos.
Contact our Feeder & Liner Teams for any booking enquiries!
LEGEND ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF ITS NEW OFFICE IN SHANGHAI, CHINA
17 September 2021
Legend is proud to announce the opening of its new office in Shanghai, China. This is part of our ongoing efforts to expand our reach and make our logistics services widely available in the region.
The new office provides logistics solutions for shipment of any freight including bulk liquid chemicals, consumer perishables, and dry commodities. Legend Shanghai also offers agency services for tank/container shipping. With China being one of our key markets, the Shanghai office will enable us to further strengthen our capabilities in the Far East region by leveraging our global network and reliable logistics services.
LEGEND LOGISTICS RAISES STRATEGIC INVESTMENT FROM EDBI TO DRIVE REGIONAL GROWTH AND DIGITALISATION PLANS
Legend Logistics well poised to capture growth opportunities in regional supply chains, as it expands offerings and embarks on digital transformation
Accelerating growth across South and Southeast Asia enabled by Diversified Offerings, Enhanced Connectivity and Digitalisation
Singapore, 05 July 2021 –
Legend Logistics Limited (“Legend”) today announced ongoing regional expansion efforts
across Asia, including the closing of their acquisition of iG Logistics Group, and plans for digital transformation and
adoption of technology-enabled solutions to further enhance operational visibility and efficiency, enabled by a new strategic investment from EDBI, a global Asian-based investor.
Legend was founded in 2012 as a Singapore-based freight forwarder and has grown into an integrated specialized
logistics group offering diversified and cost-effective solutions to its customers. Against the backdrop of COVID-19 and
the ensuing supply chain disruptions, the company has strengthened its market position in global supply chains by
expanding to Europe and the Middle East whilst broadening and deepening its Asia presence. It has also embarked on
a transformation journey to digitalise business processes and enhance operational visibility, enabling a seamless endto-end logistics experience for customers and stakeholders alike.
Regional Expansion Focusing on Southeast Asia and South Asia
Amidst Legend’s ongoing expansion and transformation efforts, South Asia and Southeast Asia remain the key growth
markets for the company. The rapid economic expansion experienced in recent years coupled with the region’s
geographic and socio-political diversity has meant that the development of logistics infrastructure has been unable to
keep pace with demand. For instance, Indonesia alone has over 6,000 inhabited islands, and transportation networks
are still undeveloped, particularly beyond the main island of Java. Legend Logistics, with its expertise and capabilities
in integrated specialized logistics, is well placed to capture opportunities emerging from ports with poor logistics
infrastructure, offering improved visibility of operational efficiency and cost effectiveness across the supply chain.
With the added logistics networks and transit nodes, the company will also further improve connectivity at these
operationally challenged ports.
The investment from EDBI supports the company’s transformation and regional growth plans including M&A, allowing
it to expand its service offerings and accelerate market access. Legend’s recent acquisition of iG Logistics Group, a
vessel and automotive operator, has contributed to the upstream diversification of the company’s services, enabling
it to provide integrated customised multi-modal logistics solutions encompassing marine logistics and breakbulk
services, container shipping and feeder services, and bulk liquids logistics. This complements Legend’s strategic focus
of connecting Sumatra and Riau Islands in Indonesia and ports across Southeast Asia and the Far East, with ports in
the India Subcontinent and the Middle East.
“Today, Legend is one of the most diversified transportation companies in Asia and a one-stop integrated and
specialised logistics provider with vested interest in specialised logistics, tank containers and container shipping for
heavy haulage, bulk liquid, dry commodities, perishable products and oversized cargoes. With a presence spanning
Asia, Oceania and Europe, Legend operates 11 regional offices across 8 countries.” Mr. CK Than, founder and CEO of
Legend Logistics Group said. Mr Than added: “The acquisition of iG Logistics Group has strengthened our position as
one of the leading container operators in the region. Legend is looking to further entrench our position in the region
by developing new shipping routes plying emerging and niche markets, deploying our marine assets and equipment,
vertically integrating and bringing our services closer to our customers.”
Enhancing Connectivity via Digitalisation
As connectivity and infrastructure of the region’s ports improve, new technology-enabled solutions offering enhanced
visibility, automation and centralized operational control have also begun to emerge and gain adoption. Building upon
Legend’s extensive experience and deep expertise in the logistics industry, the Group recognizes the importance of
digitalization and plans to create an innovative business model that will further accelerate growth and bolster its
competitive advantage both locally and globally. Plans are underway for the Group to adopt digital technologies and
solutions into their business processes and services that will focus on the pillars of business operations and customer
relationships. Legend understands that digitalisation will help satisfy their business-critical needs including
optimisation, automation, efficiency, connectivity, and visibility. Digital innovation will further benefit Legend to
compete strongly in the global supply chain market and create more business opportunities.
“We are honoured and delighted to welcome an international renowned investor like EDBI to join the Legend family.
EDBI as an invaluable strategic partner with their extensive network will add significant value to our expansion
worldwide. Moreover, EDBI's strong knowledge and experience in technologies will help us guide in our digitalization
journey and together with Daiwa ACA support the vision of the Company. " added Mr Than.
Ms Chu Swee Yeok, CEO and President of EDBI said, “Southeast Asia continues to grow in importance as a global
production base and demand driver, with regional logistics players poised to benefit from this trend. Legend Logistics
is a key supply chain management partner to a diverse range of global brands and already a regional leader in multimodal logistics. EDBI looks forward to working with Mr CK Than and his team to support Legend's next phase of growth,
accelerating market expansion and digitalization, and further strengthening Singapore’s position as a transshipment
hub of choice.”
LEGEND LOGISTICS LIMITED WINS THE SPECIAL AWARD FOR INTERNATIONALISATION AT THE ENTERPRISE 50 2020 AWARDS
24 March 2021
Legend Logistics Limited is proud to announce that we ranked 12th among the top 50 privately-held local companies and won the Special Award for Internationalisation at the Enterprise 50 2020 Awards which was held on 23 March 2020.
The E50 Awards recognises the 50 most enterprising local, privately-held companies who have contributed to the economic development of Singapore, both locally and overseas. It is jointly organised by The Business Times and KPMG in Singapore, supported by Enterprise Singapore, the Singapore Business Federation and the Singapore Exchange, and sponsored by OCBC Bank.
Over the last year, Legend further expanded its footprints to South East Asia by establishing own offices in Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia. Legend also vertically integrated its business upstream and downstream by adding in marine logistics, container depots, land logistics and warehousing services to its wide range of diversified logistics solutions. Today, Legend operates in 11 regional offices across 8 countries with presence in Asia, Oceania and Europe.
“It is with a great honour to be receiving this prestigious award from E50 and to be recognised as a top homegrown business in 2020 despite the challenges posed by Covid-19. We believe that this recognition will strengthen our brand and create more opportunities as we continue to expand our footprints globally. This award also further motivates us to achieve greater heights through our innovative strategies and business models.” said Mr. CK Than, Group CEO of Legend Logistics Limited.
LEGEND EXPANDS ITS FOOTPRINT TO THE NETHERLANDS
01 March 2021
Legend is proud to announce the opening of its new office, LEGEND LOGISTICS (EUROPE) BV, in the Netherlands on 1st March 2021. Capitalising on Netherlands as a strategic geographical location in Europe, Legend Netherlands office was setup to represent Legend Group interest in Europe.
Legend Netherlands provides comprehensive logistics solutions for bulk liquid products tailored to our customers’ requirements and specifications. Our suite of services includes bulk liquid logistics and tank container specialised services such as washing, storing, heating and handling of tank containers.
LEGEND INDIA HAS ANNOUNCED THE OPENING OF ITS NEW TANK CONTAINER DEPOT AT NHAVA SHEVA, INDIA
28 January 2021
Legend is pleased to announce the opening of its new tank container depot at Nhava Sheva, India. The depot is strategically located 13kms away from Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) and covers an area of 5 acres (20,000 sqm.)
It offers the following 24x7 services for ISO tanks with high quality standards to meet the requirements of our customers from various industries.
• Storage for empty containers
• Cleaning of ISO tank containers
• Periodic testing of ISO tank containers
• Repair and maintenance of all containers
• Special repairs (dents, pit repair & shell crack) - according to applicable standards
• Modifications of containers as per requirement of customers/client
The establishment of tank container depot offers an integrated suite of value-added services to our customers and promotes a strategic and cost-effective logistic partnering in the tank container and dry boxes business for a sustainable growth.
LEGEND AUSTRALIA HAS BEEN AWARDED A CONTRACT ON $6.7 BILLION WEST GATE TUNNEL PROJECT
18 January 2021
Legend Australia, a Melbourne-based integrated specialised logistics company, has been awarded a major line-haul contract with CPB+John Holland JV on the West Gate Tunnel Project (WTGP). WGTP is an AUD $6.7 billion project that links the West Gate Freeway at Yarraville with the Port of Melbourne and CityLink at Docklands via twin tunnels beneath Yarraville.
As part of its contract, Legend will be providing the transportation and storage of the precast materials including parapet, barriers, noise walls and tunnel segments.
Legend anticipates, at the peak of the project, operations will run 24/7, in order to keep the back stack adequately replenished for the tunnel boring machines.
With up to 50 percent of the loads exceeding concessional mass limits of 42.5 tonnes, the tunnel segment loads will be moved on Legend’s custom A-doubles which have an approved payload of 56.5 tonnes.
To accommodate the higher mass limits, the commercial vehicles deployed on the project will primarily consist of Scania R 620 6x4s powered by a Euro 5 DC16 engines.
According to Legend Australia General Manager Troy Eiken, fuel usage, manoeuvrability, comfort for drivers and reliability helped determine the preference for commercial vehicles on the project.
This will include some prime movers from Kenworth and Mercedes-Benz.
Already in its infancy, the contract is expected to run over the next three years.
Initial indications are for anywhere up to 25 prime movers and over 20 A-Double sets of trailers to be required.
The custom-built trailer fleet is supplied by Vawdrey and MaxiTrans and includes drop deck and flat top skel trailers set up as A-Doubles.
Eiken said Legend were able to secure the contract by engineering modern methods of transport and logistics solutions that increased safety and productivity.
“It means a lot for Legend Australia and Legend globally that we have been awarded this contract,” said Eiken.
“It shows that the policies and procedures that we are continually introducing, work within a Tier 1 environment and it also shows just reward for all the hard work our team are putting in to show the industry an innovative approach to transport and logistics,” he said.
LEGEND CARRIER GROUP COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF IG LOGISTICS GROUP
30 December 2020
Legend Logistics Limited and its subsidiaries (collectively “Legend Logistics Group”) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary Legend Carrier Group Pte Ltd (“Legend Carrier Group”) has acquired 100% of iG Logistics Group (“iG”).
Founded in 2013, iG is a provider of logistics and marine services. With its own fleet of marine vessels, iG offers feeder shipping and transportation services particularly to the out-ports of Batam and Bintan in Indonesia and other ports in ASEAN. Together with its logistics strength, iG provides multi-modal logistics solutions and door-to-door logistics services to various industries.
Through this acquisition, Legend Carrier Group will be able to provide its customers with an integrated logistics platform and increase its capabilities to deliver customised multi-modal logistics solutions encompassing marine logistics and chartering services, container liner and feeder services, liquid bulk in ISO Tanks, land transportation, automotive logistics, warehousing, global freight management / forwarding and agency support services, with strategic focus on Sumatra and Riau Islands (Batam, Bintan and Bangka) in Indonesia, ports in ASEAN and in the Far East connecting to ports in Bay of Bengal, Indian Sub-Continent and Arabian Gulf.
Mr. CK Than, Chairman/Group CEO of Legend Logistics Group said, “We welcome iG Logistics Group into Legend family. This acquisition allows Legend to leverage on iG Logistics’ established strong sales and distribution network; and gives Legend the access to new markets in Riau Island and Sumatra region. Post-acquisition, Legend will be injecting its Container Shipping Business into Legend Carrier Group to pursue its growth as a Regional Container and Breakbulk Carrier.”
LEGEND LOGISTICS WINS THE SMEs EXCELLENCE GROWTH AWARD AT THE ASEAN BUSINESS AWARDS 2020
13 November 2020
Legend Logistics has won the renowned SMEs Excellence Growth Award at the ASEAN Business Awards (ABA) 2020 which was held on 13th November 2020 at Hanoi, Vietnam. This award honors companies that have outstanding commercial success and sustainable growth.
The ABA brings meaningful recognition for ASEAN business as they show solidarity and great ability to weather the impacts of the ongoing pandemic, while also contributing to the governments of ASEAN countries to gradually overcome the situation.
The ABA 2020 award system is divided into ten categories including Priority Integration Sectors; SMEs Excellence; Young Entrepreneurs; Woman Entrepreneurs; Family Business; Skills Development; Friends of ASEAN; Inclusive Business; Combating Covid-19 and Country Star of the Year.
This year’s ABA ceremony was held in the form of a combination of live and online conferences so that businesses unable to attend due to pandemic restrictions could still watch and interact. Mr. CK Than, Chairman and Group CEO of Legend Logistics Group commented via video link, “It’s an honor to receive this prestigious award. This award motivates us to continue driving our business into ASEAN to contribute to the inclusive growth and prosperity of the entire region.”
LEGEND AUSTRALIA TAKES DELIVERY OF TWO BRAND NEW SCANIA TRUCKS
09 October 2020
Legend Australia added two brand new Scania trucks to our growing fleet. These new trucks will be used
for the safe and efficient transportation of Out of Gauge (OOG) cargoes for our clients mainly from infrastructure and construction industries.
Our Singapore. Our Enterprises.
These are unprecendented times for businesses, but that doesn't stop us from celebrating as one united people.
Together, we will forge a brave new world and emerge stronger.
Happy birthday #Singapore!
CHANGE OF COMPANY NAME TO LEGEND LOGISTICS LIMITED
23 July 2020
With effective from 23rd July 2020, please be informed that Legend Logistics Pte Ltd has been converted to a Public Company Limited by Share. Hence, we are now known as Legend Logistics Limited (the “Company”).
COMMENCEMENT OF FEEDER (COC) SERVICE BETWEEN PORT KLANG – KUALA TANJUNG PORT
Legend Logistics Group is pleased to announce the commencement of its new feeder (COC) service between Port Kelang – Kuala Tanjung Port with the deployment of the first set
of tug and barge (IG Bravo and IG 2510), making its maiden call at Port Kelang on 25th March 2020 and Kuala Tanjung Port on 28th March 2020.
The barge (IG 2510) provides a trade capacity of 210teus laden (nominal capacity is 352teus), offering fixed weekly sailing schedule.
Strategically located along the Malacca Straits, Kuala Tanjung Port is set to become Indonesia’s biggest port in the West Archipelago. In its first phase of completion,
Kuala Tanjung Multipurpose Terminal (KTMT) is already offering facilities of three ship-to-shore cranes, eight automated rubber-tired gantry cranes, two mobile harbour
cranes for containers and dry bulk goods.
With a number of reputable factories operating in Kuala Tanjung Industrial Estate that encompasses the Sei Mengkei Special Economic Zone, Legend aims to seize the opportunity
as a first mover advantage and game changer to expand into this new service with a strong value proposition for its customers.
This inaugural Kuala Tanjung feeder service sets an important milestone for Legend, value adding its solutions as a regional feeder services at operationally challenged ports.
LEGEND ANNOUNCES ITS NEW OFFICE IN HO CHI MINH, VIETNAM
10 March 2020
Legend is pleased to announce the opening of its new office in Ho Chi Minh, LEGEND LOGISTICS (VIETNAM) CO., LTD. As a leader in the logistics industry, Legend strategically
selected Vietnam to accommodate the increasing demand in the market and to expand and create a stronger presence in Asia.
The new office will enable Legend to further leverage its service network and strengthen our service capabilities across the region.
CHANGE OF COMPANY NAME
26 December 2019
Dear Valued Partners,
Since its’ inception in 2005, Legend has developed itself to be one of Asia’s leading specialized
logistics provider with diversified interest in container and agency services.
To be in line with the Group’s business and activities, Legend is rebranding itself. Legend Shipping Pte Ltd (ROC:201209737N),
effective 1st Jan 2020, the company will be therefore known as Legend Logistics Pte Ltd.
With the rebranding, all business activities, shall be performed thru its wholly owned subsidiary, Legend Logistics (Asia) Pte Ltd, Singapore, which includes Container Shipping, Tank Container and Specialized Logistics.
The new name symbolizes our dedication to the logistics industry and the significant expansion of our business activities.
As always, Legend endeavours towards providing exceptional customer service. We thank you for your business and look forward to your continued support as we embark onto this exciting phase of progress.
PRIVATE EQUITY FUND MANAGED BY ACA INVESTMENTS PTE LTD HAS INVESTED INTO LEGEND SHIPPING PTE LTD
Legend Shipping Pte Ltd and its subsidiaries (collectively “Legend Logistics Group”) is pleased to announce the successful closing of approximately
US$7 million in fundraising from ACA Investments Pte Ltd, a leading private equity investment firm.
LEGEND EXPANDS ITS FOOTPRINT IN INDONESIA
24 September 2019
Legend has established its new office, PT LEGEND LOGISTIK INDONESIA, in Medan, Indonesia on 1st August 2019.
The new office will focus on providing container shipping and logistic services as well as developing new customer base.
PT LEGEND LOGISTIK INDONESIA is another milestone for Legend in creating a stronger presence across Asia.
LEGEND TAKES DELIVERY OF FAYMONVILLE TRAILERS
24 September 2019
On 1st September, Legend took delivery of 2 units brand new Faymonville telemax trailers.
With this 4-axle TELEMAX 55-meter extendable trailers, Legend will be better equipped with a higher capability
to bid for a wide variety of projects including wind.
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LEGEND INTRODUCES SPECIALISED TRUCKING SERVICES
Legend Shipping Group is pleased to announce its most recent expansion of our new service
into Specialised Trucking Services with a fleet of trucks, expandable trailers, flatbed, stepbed, tank trailers,
and modifiable purpose-built trailers.
With this, Legend’s Australian subsidiary adds on a new heavy haul business unit which provide trucking services
to the mining, oil & gas, construction, manufacturing industries, energy and major project works.
Combining transport engineering and heavy lift skill set, Legend now has the scale, breadth and capabilities to compete
more effectively and profitably in the Australian heavy haulage market, delivering compelling value to new stakeholders.
We view this as an exciting opportunity to continue to innovate and invest in a sustainable business future!
The quality of dedication and customer satisfaction is very important for the Group’s long-term success.
Legend looks forward to be of better service to its customers and partners.
LEGEND CONCLUDES REGIONAL MEETING
12 December 2018
After two days of discussion, Legend Shipping concluded its Regional Meeting today with a broad set of recommendations on
development strategies and especially strengthening Legend's brand in ISO tank business on a larger scale.
The effective dialogue brought together Singapore, Malaysia and India's business heads; over past year's reflection, sharing of ideas and collaboration.
But for now, it's almost time to celebrate the year that was.
And the Legend management wishes all staff, customers and friends the very best for a safe and joyful festive season!
LEGEND SHIPPING COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF TANK SUBSIDIARY
14 December 2018
On 11 December 2018, Legend Shipping completed the final tranche of the acquisition of Legend Tank,
a private company and Legend subsidiary co-owned by Mr Reynard Ong Purnata.
Mr Ong is part of the Purnata family which owns PT. Djasa Bahari, an Indonesian shipping company established in 1967 with diversified interests in logistics and supply chain.
Legend Shipping has bought out the remaining shares of Legend Tank from Mr Ong, to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Legend Shipping Pte Ltd.
Commenting on this important milestone, Legend Group MD Mr CK Than said “This acquisition will enable us to bring forward the strategic plan in a unilateral effort."
LEGEND DIVESTS THAILAND INTERESTS
After a good 3 years, Legend Shipping Pte Ltd (Singapore) will be divesting all its’ interests in Legend Shipping (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
Legend Singapore has mutually entered a conditional sale and purchase agreement with Ms Apilada Lekapisit.
Effective 1st August 2018 when the purchase is completed, Legend Shipping (Thailand) Co., Ltd will be renamed LG Container
Lines and holds no association with the Legend Shipping Group.
Following this cessation, Legend Singapore would like to express its sincere appreciation to Ms Apilada Lekapisit and NCL International Logistics Public Company Ltd, and will continue to partner them in other projects.
LEGEND EXPANDS TO AUSTRALIA
12 January 2018
Legend is proud to announce its' latest footprint - AUSTRALIA!
With headquarters in Singapore, Legend's service coverage now spans across the Asia-Pacific region with presence in India, Thailand and Malaysia.
Legend is very excited and all geared up to be part of the big transition of Victoria's future into a renewable clean energy landscape!