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Growth in the global reefer market this year will likely outpace the lukewarm performance of the pas [...]

Air cargo leaving India has been hit with severe delays because of poor weather and the lingering im [...]

Cargo interests undoubtedly are relieved that the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and th [...]

Lara L. SowinskiThe past few years were tough for transportation providers in the cold chain. Most m [...]

Truck operators in Britain are asking for government help in getting new truck or lorry drivers behi [...]

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 - Press release Brussels, 26 February 2015 The European Commission has referred [...]

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 February 2015 The European Commission has referred [...]

European - Press release Commission Brussels, 15 January 2015 The European Commission has published [...]

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 11 December 2014 Today the European Commission has upd [...]

Commission - Speech - [Check Against Delivery] European Brussels, 27 November 2014 Violeta Bulc, EU [...]

Today, conversations between friends are more likely to happen through social media than in person. [...]

As announced in action 3 of the Communication "A European Strategy for more Growth and Jobs in [...]

EU energy ministers discussed the follow-up to the 2030 climate and energy framework following the E [...]

At their meeting in Brussels, EU competitiveness ministers agreed on what needs to be done to develo [...]

Meeting in Brussels, EU transport ministers adopted a general approach on the two proposals in the S [...]

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 [...]

Page Heading: IMO Secretary-General reiterates need for action to address unsafe migration by sea Ar [...]

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Page Heading: IMO Secretary-General launches 2015 World Maritime Day theme: “Maritime education and [...]

Page Heading: Dr. Doumbia-Henry appointed new WMU President Article Date: 14/01/2015 Description: IM [...]

Page Heading: Cruise ship passenger drill requirements come into force on 1 January 2015 Article Dat [...]

Name: Sub-Committee on Safety of Navigation (NCSR) Session: 2 Start Date: 09/03/2015 00:00 End Date: [...]

Name: Council Session: 115 Start Date: 03/12/2015 00:00 End Date: 03/12/2015 00:00 Type: scheduled [...]

Name: Assembly Session: 29 Start Date: 23/11/2015 00:00 End Date: 02/12/2015 00:00 Type: scheduled [...]

Name: Council Extraordinary Session Session: 28 Start Date: 19/11/2015 00:00 End Date: 20/11/2015 00 [...]

Name: Legal Committee (LEG) Session: 102 Start Date: 14/04/2015 00:00 End Date: 16/04/2015 00:00 Typ [...]

Title: IMO News 4 2014 Click here for PDF IMODate: 28/11/2014 00:00 Rollup Image: IMOSummary: Enviro [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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 announced new data showing that aviation and aviation-related tourism contributes some $5.9 bil [...]

IATA announced global passenger traffic results for the full year of 2014 showing demand rose 5.9% c [...]

IATA welcomed the recommendation of (ICAO) Second High Level Safety Conference (HLSC/2) to move towa [...]

IATA announced the launch of an advanced aviation training program in partnership with the École nat [...]

IATA released full-year air cargo data for 2014 showing 4.5% demand growth compared to 2013 measured [...]

The finalization of FMCSA's ELD rule in November will have very tangible effects on your busine [...]

Transport Topics technology reporter Seth Clevenger spoke with Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance Ex [...]

American Fast Freight said it named Kevin Kelly its new CEO, effective immediately. [...]

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers reported its fourth-quarter earnings declined but its revenue rose 6% from [...]

Sunteck Transport Group, a Florida-based freight brokerage firm, said it has appointed Ken Forster i [...]

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 [...]

Featured in today’s results wrap: Golden Ocean, Knightsbridge, Safe Bulkers, Yangzijiang, Sainty Mar [...]

Moves marks cornerstone of recapitalisation, says company [...]

Fredriksen-backed LNG shipping player wants to build attractive position in the LNG market with new [...]

LNG owner targets attractive long-term contracts with strong counterparties [...]

BW's daily vessel earnings, however, were below those of rivals [...]

Europe will be "in deep trouble" if it continues to rely only on soft power, given the thr [...]

The Italian Air Force has become the first customer for the Piaggio Aero P.1HH HammerHead unmanned a [...]

The new Enigma infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) that was unveiled at IDEX 2015 in Abu Dhabi will be s [...]

Key Points A conference attended by influential Ukrainian and US officials has concluded that Russia [...]

Discussions regarding whether or not to supply weapons and equipment to Ukrainian forces - to counte [...]

The list of competencies employers seek when they recruit supply chain professionals keeps growing l [...]

Volatility in the oil, gas and energy business is forcing producers and industry to confront a legac [...]

Lauren Corbett, program assistant, acquisitions and logistics at International Relief and Developmen [...]

When it came time to face the ACE, HW St. John bet on an automated solution that streamlines process [...]

Developing an efficient and safe warehouse can be challenging. Use this advice to get the most out o [...]

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The four remaining Thai crew of the fishing vessel held in captivity for nearly five years have been [...]

A rescue expert operating in the Mediterranean Sea told IHS Maritime that commercial ship rescues we [...]

Germany's KG ship fleet is expected to consolidate faster this year after a slowdown in sales a [...]

Hamburg's Berenberg Bank plans to boost its marine lending business this year with support from [...]

America's biggest container port complex will get more latitude to address major congestion iss [...]

European logistics leader Norbert Dentressangle joins the 2015 3PL Summit and the North American mar [...]

The 2015 Chief Supply Chain Officer Strategy Report explores the next generation of supply chain man [...]

Logistics Customer Satisfaction Drops, Shippers and 3PLs on Different Wavelengths - make sure you do [...]

eft recognises year on year those 3PLs that deliver consistent excellence in contract logistics oper [...]

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

Featured in today’s results wrap: Golden Ocean, Knightsbridge, Safe Bulkers, Yangzijiang, Sainty Mar [...]

Moves marks cornerstone of recapitalisation, says company [...]

Fredriksen-backed LNG shipping player wants to build attractive position in the LNG market with new [...]

LNG owner targets attractive long-term contracts with strong counterparties [...]

BW's daily vessel earnings, however, were below those of rivals [...]

Airberlin announced Friday that Wolfgang Prock-Schauer will leave airberlin group management board a [...]

Norwegian’s US employees urge NAI approvalNorwegian Air Shuttle’s (NAS) US-based employees are urging the Obama administration to approve Norw [...]

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey confirmed this week it is exploring altering the 1,500 [...]

Ukraine International Airlines confirm Beijing launchUkraine International Airlines (UIA) has confirmed it will launch nonstop Kiev Boryspil-Beijing Capi [...]

The airfreight frenzy that usually precedes the Chinese New Year provided a jolt to January volumes [...]

After reporting its biggest-ever annual loss for the 12 months ending in June 2014 – A$2.8 billion – [...]

As the rhetoric heats up between the top three American and Persian Gulf-based carriers over competi [...]

Although the tulips are blooming in the Netherlands, roses must be imported from Kenya, a lead expor [...]

At its present compounded annual rate of growth – 5.5 percent – cargo demand in India is expected to [...]

Developing intra-African trade is the number one opportunity to boosting airfreight volumes in the c [...]

Compound annual growth rates (CAGR) of 4.5 per cent for airfreight worldwide will be driven by just- [...]

Airlander, the UK cargo airship, has received another round of government funding and is being wind [...]

Transformation through technology has been a message repeated during the Nordic Air Cargo Symposium, [...]

Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal  (CPCT) has handled 1.5 million tonnes of cargo in its first full year [...]

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, [...]

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Working with research partner, The Economist Intelligence Unit, the IBM Institute for Business Value [...]

U.S. Carloads were down 7.8 percent annually at 259,544, and intermodal volume was off 15.7 percent [...]

The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Logistics (BTS) reported this week that [...]

While the volume decline was steep, there was numerous reasons behind it, including terminal congest [...]

Truckload rates for the month of January, which measures truckload linehaul rates paid during the mo [...]

The global third party logistics market size was US$695.78 billion in 2013 and will reach US$925.31 [...]

The global third party logistics market size was US$695.78 billion in 2013 and will reach US$925.31 [...]

The global third party logistics market size was US$695.78 billion in 2013 and will reach US$925.31 [...]

Company recognised for beating Its climate goal [...]

The company's active management programme provides continuous improvement to the warehouse oper [...]

Seko Logistics is building on a record year of sales in the UK market in 2014 with the opening of a [...]

UK rail operator FirstGroup has agreed a five-year IT innovation framework with IPL, a systems integ [...]

The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport's Transport & Logistics Safety Forum i [...]

MPI Offshore has signed a six-year lease agreement with PD Ports to secure Teesport Commerce Park in [...]

A Colchester-based logistics firm with three depots in the South East has announced plans to open a [...]

Intelligent Telematics has teamed up with DAF Trucks to trial the benefits of vehicle cameras as par [...]

Transport Exchange Group has launched a new online dashboard for owner drivers to provide added visi [...]

Ben Stein and Steve Forbes headline a roster of experts on the economy, cybersecurity, innovation, a [...]

Kresge comes to the organization of full service truck leasing companies with nearly 20 years of exp [...]

Network Rail and Bombardier Transportation have just completed testing Britain’s first battery-power [...]

Moving has never been looked at favourably. The tedious task of packing, the pain of heavy lifting a [...]

Network Rail and Bombardier Transportation have just completed testing Britain's first battery- [...]

Inoapps (www.inoapps.com), the leading Oracle Platinum Partner and applications specialist, has anno [...]

Internationally renowned legal practice Osborne Clarke has chosen legal process automation experts Z [...]

Over the next three years, HUBER+SUHNER will supply RADOX® cables for the series production of 54 ca [...]

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia thanked the International Longsho [...]

Working with research partner, The Economist Intelligence Unit, the IBM Institute for Business Value [...]

A new report from Chicago-based freight transportation and logistics consultancy CarrierDirect, enti [...]

The epic-length labor contract negotiations between U.S. dockworkers and management on the West Coas [...]

More than 800 professionals from across the air freight supply chain will gather in New Orleans in t [...]

European logistics leader Norbert Dentressangle joins the 2015 3PL Summit and the North American mar [...]

The 2015 Chief Supply Chain Officer Strategy Report explores the next generation of supply chain man [...]

Logistics Customer Satisfaction Drops, Shippers and 3PLs on Different Wavelengths - make sure you do [...]

eft recognises year on year those 3PLs that deliver consistent excellence in contract logistics oper [...]

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

Fast and easy access to real-time business intelligence is critical to meeting demands and keeping p [...]

Data capture, data collection, barcoding, and mobility technologies are not new. However 70% of ware [...]

Event size has increased more than 200-fold since 1985. [...]

Alliance enhances biopharmaceutical cold chain solutions and enVista’s cold chain capabilities. [...]

Expansion doubles the size of the company's US headquarters. [...]

JSC Russian Railways Logistics develops cooperation with one of the largest Russian foundry engineer [...]

Far East Land Bridge, a subsidiary of Russian Railways Logistics, aims to start regular high speed t [...]

Russian Railways Logistics organize a complex logistics service for copper concentrate handling for [...]

Russian Railways launched  the international postal delivery service by rail for the Russian Post. T [...]

Russian Railways Logistics expands communication boundaries in the international community. We are p [...]

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 [...]

Many developing countries display remarkably high degrees of urban concentration that are incommensu [...]

This paper examines the employment growth of Indian districts from 2000 to 2010 in the manufacturing [...]

This paper examines how policy governing the liner shipping sector affects maritime transport costs [...]

This paper investigates the effect of carbon or gasoline taxes on commuting-related CO2 emissions in [...]

The dynamism of air traffic markets in the Middle East obscures the persistence of restrictions on i [...]

WHO today delivered 13 tons of medical supplies to the Donetsk region in Ukraine as part of the firs [...]

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 [...]

On 23 February 2015, the Department of Health, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR), China [...]

Between 20 and 22 February 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notifi [...]

Between 8 and 19 February 2015, the IHR National Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notifie [...]

Between 5 and 7 February 2015, the IHR National Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (SAU) no [...]

Between 1 January and 8 February 2015, the IHR National Focal Points of Brazil, Canada, Mexico and t [...]

The Secretary-General&#39s Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, is continuing discussion [...]

The United Nations agency leading the world&#39s HIV/AIDS response has kicked off the 2015 globa [...]

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed shock and condemnation at the brutal killing of Russian [...]

The international community must work for a stronger world and a better future for all with equal ri [...]

The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the &#8220ongoing barbaric terrorist [...]

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 [...]

Euro Car Parts is committing capital to develop a network of Super Hubs throughout the UK in 2015. [...]

Southampton based Meachers Global Logistics has invested more than £100,000 in a comprehensive staff [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Award-winning photojournalist Boniface Mwangi captured the 2007-2008 post-election violence in Kenya [...]

Some people might not take kindly to being called a knucklehead by their boss. Not Noah McQueen. But [...]

Ideas are best when shared in good company. So invite the gang, grab some popcorn and enjoy TED2015 [...]

As usual, the TED community has been very busy over the past week. Below, a few newsy highlights. Ov [...]

On the surface, the talk is “TED-like”: the round red carpet, the well-rehearsed speaker, the shadow [...]

The least developed countries proposed extending their deadline for protecting and enforcing pharmac [...]

WTO intellectual property negotiators were given a rundown of almost 20 years of talks on setting up [...]

The Dispute Settlement Body, on 23 February, established a panel to study a complaint by the Europea [...]

The WTO General Council, on 20 February 2015, noted the consensus on a slate of names of chairperson [...]

Director-General Roberto Azevêdo, at the General Council meeting on 20 February, urged members to be [...]