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HONG KONG — The Philippine’ cabinet cluster on port congestion, directed by cabinet secretary Jose R [...]

  Additional details have been released about a plan, reported last week, to create a “gray” chassis [...]

Twelve container ships were anchored outside the congested ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach on Su [...]

Even at lower rates of growth in container volumes globally, ports will still have to absorb hundred [...]

 Containerized import volume through the Port of Oakland jumped 9.17 percent in October as the port [...]

Specialist Freight Network Members were treated to a sensationally unique ice-breaking event in Kual [...]

At SFN, it is indeed all about 100%... [...]

"Happy Birthday to SFN, Happy Birthday to SFNNNN..." The first year is key in the growth o [...]

Despite 9 years' experience of hosting physical Annual Conferences worldwide, SFN Managing Dire [...]

It is true that 'Anniversary' ought to be an Annual celebration. However, SFN Head Office [...]

European Commission - Statement Brussels, 20 November 2014 EU Commissioner for Mobility and Transpor [...]

European Commission - Statement Brussels, 16 November 2014 On the occasion of the World Day of Remem [...]

European Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] 07 November 2014 Rome, Italy   Dear colleagu [...]

The Permanent Representatives Committee (COREPER) is responsible for preparing the meetings of the C [...]

The Permanent Representatives Committee (COREPER) is responsible for preparing the meetings of the C [...]

This conference, convened by the Italian EU Presidency and the European Commission, will gather stak [...]

The Permanent Representatives Committee (COREPER) is responsible for preparing the meetings of the C [...]

This year, the European Tourism Day will look towards the future of tourism in Europe. Open discussi [...]

Meeting in Luxembourg, transport ministers held a first discussion on the two proposals which are a [...]

The European Commission has adopted a proposal to implement existing obligations in the 2009 amendme [...]

The European Commission has invited Member States to propose projects to use €11.9 billion of EU fun [...]

Such heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) are responsible for around a quarter of CO2 emissions from road tran [...]

The European Commission has published for the first time a scoreboard on transport in the EU. It com [...]

Page Heading: IMO adopts mandatory Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters Page Subheading: Maritim [...]

Page Heading: Britannia Seaways crew who fought raging fire in heavy seas receive 2014 IMO Award for [...]

Page Heading: Polar Code set for adoption as Maritime Safety Committee meets 17 to 21 November Page [...]

Page Heading: Morocco’s World Maritime Day Parallel Event effectively implemented Article Date: 03/1 [...]

Page Heading: IMO reiterates: no ban on travel or trade needed due to Ebola Article Date: 24/10/2014 [...]

Name: 36th Consultative Meeting of Contracting Parties (London Convention 1972) and 9th Meeting of C [...]

Name: Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) Session: 94 Start Date: 17/11/2014 00:00 End Date: 21/11/2014 [...]

Name: Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) Session: 93 Start Date: 14/05/2014 00:00 End Date: 23/05/2014 [...]

Name: Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) Session: 67 Start Date: 13/10/2014 00:00 End Da [...]

Name: Council Session: 113 Start Date: 01/12/2014 00:00 End Date: 05/12/2014 00:00 Type: scheduled [...]

Title: Media Rate Card 2014-2015 IMODate: 28/10/2014 00:00 IMOSummary: Media Rate Card 2014-2015 [...]

Title: IMO News 3 2014 Click here for PDF IMODate: 09/09/2014 00:00 Rollup Image: IMOSummary: IMO co [...]

Title: IMO News 2 2014 Click here for PDF IMODate: 06/06/2014 00:00 Rollup Image: IMOSummary: IMO in [...]

Title: IMO News 1 2014 Click here for PDF IMODate: 03/04/2014 00:00 Rollup Image: IMOSummary: Draft [...]

Title: 2014 [...]

With COP 17 now underway IMO discusses the impact of its work to reduce GHG emissions from internati [...]

Mr. Sekimizu discussed matters related to IMO's work and cooperation between the UN to combat S [...]

Development of an international code of safety for ships operating in polar waters. [...]

Jack Westwood-Booth, IMO' Senior Deputy Director of the Division for marine technology and carg [...]

Gurpeet Singhota, IMO's Deputy Director for the Operational Safety Section of the Maritime Safe [...]

IATA identified continuous safety enhancement, cost-efficient infrastructure and environmental respo [...]

IATA announced global passenger traffic results for September showing demand growth of 5.3% over Sep [...]

IATA released data for global air freight markets showing an acceleration of demand in September. FT [...]

IATA called for a partnership approach defined success factors to build the global infrastructure ne [...]

Australia’s Melbourne Airport, Qantas Airways, Airports Council International (ACI), and IATA signed [...]

Trailer orders leaped to a record-high 47,810 in October, almost doubling from a year ago, ACT Resea [...]

This eight-minute video segment contains bonus footage with additional discussion of logistics that [...]

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency punted on setting quotas for the use of renewable fuels in [...]

The number of Americans traveling more than 50 miles by car for Thanksgiving weekend will rise 4.3% [...]

BNSF Railway Co., the railroad owned by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc., plans to spen [...]

Contributed by: Norton Rose: Stephen Woods (Senior Associate, Singapore), Ben Rose (Partner, Singapo [...]

On March 9, Ezra Holdings entered into a placement agreement with Credit Suisse and DBS in order to [...]

Last Wednesday, China’s largest private shipbuilder, China Rongsheng Heavy Industries, announced pla [...]

The global shipping industry has been grabbing headlines lately, unfortunately for less admirable re [...]

It has been a long time coming, and we all suspect it has been going on for the last year or two, bu [...]

Unions' protest over government austerity measures causes slowdown at Europe’s second-largest p [...]

French line confirms Ocean Three alliance on track to launch n early 2015 [...]

Shipbuilding investment is creating a permanently overtonnaged industry [...]

Speculation mounts that French line close to inking takover deal [...]

UPDATE: Shipping lines will reinstate the surcharge next week, having said they would cancel it [...]

Key Points China is reclaiming land at Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratly Islands, according to satelli [...]

Key Points China's nuclear forces are expected to expand considerably and become more lethal an [...]

Key Points The new Sinai affiliate of the Islamic State has released a video to claim the 24 October [...]

The first upgraded Tupolev Tu-160 'Blackjack' strategic bomber aircraft made its maiden fl [...]

Two US naval supply ships collided in the Gulf of Aden on 20 November, US Navy (USN) officials annou [...]

Bad things happen when systems break down. Flights get canceled. Production lines stop. The critical [...]

Andy Yablin, vice president, transportation at Scholastic Inc., is responsible for transportation fr [...]

Cargo theft in the United States results in billions of lost dollars. Taking proper precautions can [...]

The best way shippers and consignees can accommodate speed and reliability is to practice demand-dri [...]

Logistics and transportation companies are finding the flaw in the BYOD movement. [...]

Malaysian offshore support vessels (OSV) fabricator Coastal Contracts posted a 37.4% year-on-year in [...]

China's BeiDou Navigation Satellite System was officially recognised by the IMO as part of the [...]

The scrapped merger plan between Samsung HI (SHI) and its affiliate Samsung Engineering lifts the sh [...]

Denmark-headquartered OW Bunker's chairman Niels Henrik Jensen was "extremely surprised [...]

Singapore-listed integrated marine logistic company Marco Polo Marine (MPM) posted a year-on-year dr [...]

Précis:  The first day of eft’s summit has been full of debates, insightful presentations and intera [...]

Précis:  Year on year eft aims to recognise the 3PLs that continuously excel in logistics operations [...]

Précis:  An abundance of sponsors and industry press will be present at this year’s 3PL Summit & [...]

Précis:  ICT is the proverbial level playing field today. Every company in the logistics industry no [...]

Précis:  ‘Darling Supply Chains’ – the companies that tend to dominate the headlines of the supply c [...]

Unions' protest over government austerity measures causes slowdown at Europe’s second-largest p [...]

French line confirms Ocean Three alliance on track to launch n early 2015 [...]

Shipbuilding investment is creating a permanently overtonnaged industry [...]

Speculation mounts that French line close to inking takover deal [...]

UPDATE: Shipping lines will reinstate the surcharge next week, having said they would cancel it [...]

ANA seeks clearance for cargo JV with United AirlinesJapan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) is seeking permission to form a transpacific cargo joint venture (J [...]

Air China, Air New Zealand to form allianceAir China and Air Zealand announced they have signed a statement of intent that will pave the way fo [...]

Air France to create HOP! short-haul subsidiaryAir France has announced plans to bring together its short-haul point-to-point operations with those [...]

Three Swedish regional airlines will merge their operations and adopt a new, unified identity. read [...]

Emirates overhauls its first Airbus A380Emirates Engineering has completed a 3C check, the largest maintenance check on any aircraft, on the [...]

Earlier this month, Lufthansa launched its inaugural 777 freighter flight from Atlanta to Manchester [...]

Peak season is upon us: Do you know where your trans-Pacific holiday cargo is? Those looking for ine [...]

HONG KONG – Nov. 11 is known in China as “Singles Day,” a time to recognize people who are single by [...]

Don’t be surprised to find a few more airborne “white whales” in the sky in the next five years. Air [...]

With a booming manufacturing market, Vietnam has rapidly become a crucial link in the Southeast Asia [...]

Airbus' cargo aircraft for ferrying its fuselages, wings and other large assemblies, the Beluga [...]

A two hour proving flight in the UK in 2015 of a new type of jet fuel is to be made possible by an i [...]

Biofuels are unlikely to play a significant role in cutting carbon emissions for the airline industr [...]

4X4 Aviation's scale-model (see picture) of its Versatile Vehicle (VV)-Plane  cargo drone flew [...]

A cargo drone pilot project to deliver medicine to Germany's North Sea island of Juist is to be [...]

As much as the upcoming World Cup in Brazil, has little to do with supply chain. The food supply see [...]

Kraft has volunteered to recalling 1.2 million cases of four brands of cottage cheese products due t [...]

Fast food workers protested to get a $15 minimum wage yesterday, but in Switzerland they are conside [...]

Across the US thousands of fast food workers are striking to demand a raise in their minimum wage to [...]

After Walmart announced that it expects its vendors to provide goods that have recyclable packaging, [...]

PAM Distribution has increased fuel efficiency by 14 per cent with the introduction of TomTom Telema [...]

Go Outdoors has appointed Norbert Dentressangle to handle warehousing and store distribution require [...]

Kimberly-Clark Professional has extended a warehousing and distribution contract at its north Wales [...]

Palletways has set out plans to dominate the pallet network sector for years to come in its Vision 2 [...]

The development of a delivery network by Amazon will reduce the growth in the UK addressable parcels [...]

Information abounds about the growing trend of electric lift trucks and the advantages and disadvant [...]

Three weeks after initiating a coordinated series of slowdowns that have mired the major West Coast [...]

DHL has released the third edition of its Global Connectedness Index (GCI), a detailed analysis of t [...]

The truck driver shortage is worsening, threatening the trucking industry’s ability to serve the nat [...]

The Agriculture Transportation Coalition has asked the Administration to bring in a federal mediator [...]

Menlo Logistics increase its presence in Thailand and Malaysia, and adding to its portfolio supply c [...]

Menlo Logistics increase its presence in Thailand and Malaysia, and adding to its portfolio supply c [...]

Savage, a supply chain solutions company, has acquired third-party logistics company Trans Dynamics, [...]

Savage, a supply chain solutions company, has acquired third-party logistics company Trans Dynamics, [...]

Man and machine have met in a Tracy, California warehouse owned by Amazon.com. [...]

Electrified railways, metro style systems and innovative, technology enabled rural transport solutio [...]

In what is claimed to be a milestone in the development of forklift truck design and technology, a c [...]

Geodis Wilson has announced the expansion of its global network of operating hubs dedicated to the s [...]

European calculation rules substantially underestimate the climate benefit of biofuels in the transp [...]

Dedicated white-glove specialist Panther Warehousing has increased its capacity with a move to a new [...]

Krispy Kreme is aiming to improve road safety, reduce insurance costs and enhance duty of care follo [...]

The two-day gathering covered a broad range of issues that are top-of-mind for those in the truck le [...]

1888 PressRelease - This year's meeting will explore the latest trends, techniques, and strateg [...]

Intelligent Telematics has launched an all-in-one 3G vehicle camera and fleet tracking tool that for [...]

1888PressRelease - Marzec's role is to help organization members take full advantage of all Nat [...]

19th November 2014 -- Global provider of telematics and supply chain visibility solutions, Isotrak, [...]

Rail Passengers to benefit from advances in IT, cloud and smart media18 NOV 2014 - LONDON - UK IT Se [...]

Pole Star launches PurpleTRAC risk management and sanctions compliance technology enabling global fi [...]

DNV GL uses Palisade's PrecisionTree and @RISK decision support software to determine the risk [...]

Dubai, U.A.E., 12th November 2014 - SpeedCast International Limited (SpeedCast), a leading global sa [...]

Just when shippers thought things could not get any worse with the West Coast port labor “slowdown,” [...]

Globalization is recovering from financial crisis, DHL Global Connectedness Index reveals [...]

Supply chain managers may take some comfort in the recent statement by The Federal Reserve policymak [...]

Express delivery and logistics services provider DHL recently announced it has rebranded the name of [...]

New platforms are evolving that allow companies to verify and monitor their suppliers for conflict m [...]

Précis:  The first day of eft’s summit has been full of debates, insightful presentations and intera [...]

Précis:  Year on year eft aims to recognise the 3PLs that continuously excel in logistics operations [...]

Précis:  An abundance of sponsors and industry press will be present at this year’s 3PL Summit & [...]

Précis:  ICT is the proverbial level playing field today. Every company in the logistics industry no [...]

Précis:  ‘Darling Supply Chains’ – the companies that tend to dominate the headlines of the supply c [...]

This complimentary white paper addresses areas of potential benefit to a grocery distributor conside [...]

In 2015, a new era in shipment pricing will go into effect when major carriers implement dimensional [...]

Replacing older, less-efficient lift trucks at the right time can reduce your maintenance costs, imp [...]

The prolonged operating hours of automated distribution operations leave limited time for maintenanc [...]

Debut of Pharma EXPO plays crucial role in increase. [...]

Moscow welcomes an international conference «Heavy Russia 2014» on November, 17- 18, 2014. The meeti [...]

On November, 14, 2014 an International forum «Green logistics: Ideas. Practice. Prospects» is taking [...]

Transport experts has studied RZD Logistics experience of complex logistics services provision. Pave [...]

Pavel Sokolov, RZD Logistics CEO, will be a keynote speaker at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry [...]

Like all specialties in logistics there are often blurred lines between disciplines but there are ke [...]

As supply chain and logistics activity continues to pick up speed worldwide we are seeing aggressive [...]

Whether you are a seasoned logistics practitioner or an undergraduate student working towards a degr [...]

Chicago is well known as one of the most important logistics and transportation hubs in the United S [...]

Technology continues to change the supply chain in profound ways, as mobile and wireless technologie [...]

3D Systems (DDD) announced a partnership with The Hershey Company last Thursday, in order to collabo [...]

How often do you reach for herbal supplements during day, week, month, year..? While considering it [...]

When was the last time you decide to take the right side of the street when it comes to your daily n [...]

Coca-Cola Co. has announced a reorganization of its operating structure around main units. The remod [...]

With domestic sales of Japan’s breweries being severely affected by the country’s decreasing populat [...]

Cities emerge from the spatial concentration of people and economic activities. But spatial concentr [...]

Adequate urban infrastructure can be expensive, but the costs of not delivering housing, transportat [...]

Urbanization is undoubtedly a key driver of development -- cities provide the national platform for [...]

This paper explores the challenges and opportunities that government officials face in designing coh [...]

In the mid-2000s, India began rolling out large-scale, publicly-financed health insurance schemes mo [...]

NEW YORK/GENEVA ¦ 25 September 2014 – The trend is sparking outrage at the World Health Organization [...]

WHO has been appalled by the continuing trend for health-care facilities, staff and vehicles to come [...]

The emergence of an Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa in 2014 has become a challenge to th [...]

Over the past 2 weeks WHO delivered 2 shipments with more than 125 tons of medical equipment and med [...]

One month after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, WHO identifies as top priorities expanding essen [...]

On 4 November 2014, WHO was notified by the Ministry of Health of Madagascar of an outbreak of plagu [...]

Between 12 and 16 October 2014, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) n [...]

On 15 November 2014, the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of China notified WH [...]

In separate and unrelated events, circulating vaccine-derived polioviruses (cVDPVs) have been confir [...]

On 11 November 2014, the Government of Uganda declared that Uganda was free of the Marburg virus. Th [...]

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the brutal killing of 28 people on a bus [...]

As it continues its investigations into the mass rape of 200 women and girls in North Darfur, the Un [...]

On a tour of the United Nations Accessibility Centre for the audio, visual, and physically impaired [...]

Every year, household air pollution from cooking kills over four million people and sickens millions [...]

Following her first official visit to Slovenia, the United Nations independent expert on the human r [...]

The pace of recovery has disappointed in recent years, and downside risks have increased, including [...]

Global activity has broadly strengthened and is expected to improve further in 2014–15, according to [...]

Global growth is in low gear, and the drivers of activity are changing. These dynamics raise new pol [...]

Global economic prospects have improved again, but the bumpy recovery and skewed macroeconomic polic [...]

The October 2012 World Economic Outlook (WEO) assesses the prospects for the global recovery in ligh [...]

Raben Group, a leading international logistics service provider operating in 130 locations across Eu [...]

Technology is the key to success in the logistics industry says Tim Fawkes. He explains the benefits [...]

A ground breaking ceremony held at the London Gateway Logistics Park, has officially kicked off the [...]

Leading European barcode and RFID (radio frequency identification) solutions specialist Inotec, whic [...]

Meachers Global Logistics has invested over £1 million in its fleet of vehicles, including the intro [...]

Holemans Group makes it sure it considers the environment when undertaking its sand and gravel extra [...]

Thursday, 3rd April 2014, Mallory Court Hotel, Leamington Spa AEB (International) Ltd hosts conferen [...]

Thursday, 3rd April 2014, Mallory Court Hotel, Leamington Spa AEB (International) Ltd hosts conferen [...]

AEB's 5th Annual Compliance & Risk Management Conference in partnership with CILT(UK) Wedne [...]

12-13 November 2014, Hall 11, Brussels Expo, Belgieplein - 1 - Place de Belgique, B-1020 Brussels, B [...]

Artist Zena el Khalil doesn’t have the family home she remembers from childhood. Her mother’s house [...]

Conservation ecologist Eric Sanderson makes a science out of envisioning New York City in the past a [...]

From anti-jargon campaigns to how Gen X and Gen Y can collaborate, TED@StateStreet highlighted ideas [...]

It’s not every day that you see a desert cyclist, a Tanbour virtuoso, a Persian literature professor [...]

Gil Weinberg creates musically included robots so good they can improvise. The founder of the Music [...]

The WTO Secretariat has circulated a meeting notice and list of items proposed for the next meeting, [...]

In a statement to the Second International Conference on Nutrition in Rome on 19 November 2014, Depu [...]

The seventh review of the trade policies and practices of Hong Kong, China takes place on 19 and 21 [...]

The WTO launched on 18 November 2014 a discussion forum on trade and development, the topic of the 2 [...]

Smaller economies such as New Zealand can benefit strongly from the platform that the WTO provides f [...]