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Seven container ships, two more than the previous day but fewer than earlier in the week, were at an [...]

The port of Rotterdam will triple the discount on tariffs for deep-sea containers that are transship [...]

Andrew Herdman, director general of the AAPA, addresses airline executives in Tokyo.HONG KONG — The [...]

HONG KONG — A train pulling 82 wagons loaded with containers is somewhere between the Chinese manufa [...]

Operations at the port of Montreal are returning to normal after a day-long strike by municipal work [...]

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 [...]

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

European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 26 November 2014 In its monthly package of infringement d [...]

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 26 November 2014 The European Commission has decided t [...]

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 [...]

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 will bring together the main European and international financial institutions, dono [...]

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 [...]

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: SOLAS amendments to make IGF Code mandatory approved by Maritime Safety Committee Page [...]

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

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

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 announced a new arrangement to help passengers impacted by airline bankruptcy. A voluntary agre [...]

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 [...]

Transport Topics is closed until Monday, Dec. 1. We asked American Trucking Associations President a [...]

Consumer confidence climbed to a more than seven-year high in November as Americans' views of t [...]

New homes in the United States sold at a slower pace than forecast in October as builders focused on [...]

Orders for durable goods rose 0.4% in October, mainly on a jump in demand for military aircraft, the [...]

Consumer spending in the United States climbed in October at the same pace as incomes, showing house [...]

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 [...]

Carrier makes its orderbook LNG-ready, but not from the beginning [...]

Retailers brace for Black Friday shopping rush and pre-Christmas sales as supply-chain gridlock wors [...]

Workers stage another partial strike as wage talks grind to a halt [...]

Start-up slightly delayed as CMA CGM withdraws from existing alliances [...]

Arbitrage window and a rush to fix ships before Thanksgiving drive up demand for tankers hauling gas [...]

China launched its second Kuaizhou (fast boat) mobile, solid-fuel, space launch vehicle (SLV) on 21 [...]

The rebel faction of the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) has alleged that Uganda has depl [...]

Key Points It appears that the Libyan Air Force, rather than a foreign ally, has carried out its fir [...]

US Air Force (USAF) Fairchild A-10C Thunderbolt II ground attacks jets have arrived in Kuwait to beg [...]

Boeing has delivered the sixth P-8I Neptune long-range maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) to the Indian [...]

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. [...]

Germany's second-largest shipping lender Nord LB has suffered another rise in shipping-related [...]

A government report published today outlines state-owned Arctia Shipping's future for the next [...]

Members of the UK P&I Club are to be invited to participate in the first of its kind initiative [...]

The world's first LNG-ready ultra-large container ship has been named MV Sajir in Korea by the [...]

APM Terminals has begun landside operations at its new Maasvlakte II automated container terminal at [...]

Précis:  Georgia Logistics compiles a monthly set of facts and figures regarding the Logistics Marke [...]

Précis:  The European Union is working on the further liberalisation of road transport by logistics [...]

Précis:  One of the biggest challenges for a delivery provider is achieving a successful delivery dr [...]

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 [...]

Carrier makes its orderbook LNG-ready, but not from the beginning [...]

Retailers brace for Black Friday shopping rush and pre-Christmas sales as supply-chain gridlock wors [...]

Workers stage another partial strike as wage talks grind to a halt [...]

Start-up slightly delayed as CMA CGM withdraws from existing alliances [...]

Arbitrage window and a rush to fix ships before Thanksgiving drive up demand for tankers hauling gas [...]

Indonesia's Lion Group signed a purchase agreement Thursday for 40 additional ATR 72-600 turbop [...]

Alitalia and Etihad Airways have finalized the board of directors for the “new” Alitalia, with forme [...]

Air France-KLM Group has named Benjamin Moreau chief executive of its subsidiary CRMA, which special [...]

Full-time-equivalent (FTE) employment at US scheduled passenger airlines grew 1.1% year-over-year in [...]

The African Airlines Association (AFRAA) has named Fatima Beyina-Moussa as its new president at the [...]

Honolulu-based Transair reached an agreement with Pacific Air Cargo under which the two carriers wou [...]

An agreement between Mexico and the United States, scheduled to become effective by Jan. 1, 2016, wo [...]

After just five months of operation, European cargo carrier Cargolux Airlines International has ship [...]

Western Global Airlines recently launched a new cargo service from Miami to destinations in South Am [...]

For the first time between freight carriers from the U.S. and Asia, Japan’s All Nippon Airways Co. ( [...]

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, [...]

Yodel has responded to allegations in the national press over deliveries of poppies from the Tower o [...]

Developer Graftongate and industrial property fund specialist Blackrock are planning to build nearly [...]

DHL Freight has added nine terminals to its Eurapid service, the European day-definite service for l [...]

Knight Frank and Moriarty & Co have been appointed as joint letting agents for a 190,000 sq ft w [...]

Retailers and delivery companies are braced for Cyber Monday – reckoned to be the busiest day of the [...]

The Port of Oakland has undertaken a series of measures in recent years to attract more import volum [...]

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

NS said that the D&H lines it plans to acquire connect with the NS network at Sunbury, Pa. and B [...]

This follows a 1.6 cent decrease last week, which was preceded by a 5.4 gain the week before and sta [...]

BNSF said that its 2015 capital expenditures will be allocated towards various areas of its business [...]

Evergreen Line will adjust its existing AEF joint service and enter into a slot exchange agreement w [...]

Menlo Logistics has located its Genk, Belgium warehouse site with an astute attention to both proxim [...]

Menlo Logistics has located its Genk, Belgium warehouse site with an astute attention to both proxim [...]

Aramex has entered into a joint venture with Leo Global Logistics to form Aramex Thailand [...]

Aramex has entered into a joint venture with Leo Global Logistics to form Aramex Thailand [...]

Bibby Distribution's entire commercial vehicle fleet is now tracked by telematics, which has he [...]

In October, the Accrediting Bodies Association for Workplace Transport (ABA) tightened requirements [...]

Light commercial vehicle fleets are increasingly being affected by Transport for London's Freig [...]

FPS Group – the global forwarding and consolidation network – has launched a new app for iPhones and [...]

S&J European Haulage has found a solution to resolving its problem of deliveries to urban areas [...]

Intelligent Installations has introduced a range of vehicle sensors that are designed to better prot [...]

Transport Exchange Group now uses live vehicle data from the TomTom Telematics WEBFLEET system to en [...]

Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, has seen a large number of retailers sign-up to its new fr [...]

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 [...]

Hitachi Rail Europe recognises HUBER+SUHNER's contribution to the prestigious Intercity Express [...]

Zylpha (www.zylpha.com), the UK's leading legal systems innovator has adopted Adobe EchoSign, a [...]

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 [...]

In this exclusive virtual conference we aim to put the impact of omni-channel fulfillment into persp [...]

The ongoing themes of tight capacity and carrier pricing power are still in full effect, much to the [...]

White House spokesmen have expressed their belief that collective bargaining will succeed, [...]

BNSF said that its 2015 capital expenditures will be allocated towards various areas of its business [...]

Précis:  Georgia Logistics compiles a monthly set of facts and figures regarding the Logistics Marke [...]

Précis:  The European Union is working on the further liberalisation of road transport by logistics [...]

Précis:  One of the biggest challenges for a delivery provider is achieving a successful delivery dr [...]

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 [...]

Though the variations are endless, the right system is best achieved with careful planning toward a [...]

Dallas-Fort Worth-based regional operation offers service and support for key logistics hub. [...]

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 [...]

JSC Russian Railways Logistics became a partner of an international Russian-Chinese logistics projec [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The world&#39s poorest countries are trapped in an economic vicious circle, which pins them in p [...]

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Programme (FAO) is teaming up with a coalition of partner ag [...]

The newest outpost of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) became operat [...]

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has announced the formation of a High-Level Panel to st [...]

Brazil&#39s martial art of Capoeira, Burundi&#39s ritual dance of the royal drum and the pre [...]

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 [...]

No, Aunt Bertha will not pinch your cheeks. That’s because she is not actually a person. Aunt Bertha [...]

The members of the TED community have been very busy over the past two weeks. Below, news briefs on [...]

Jaap de Roode is a biologist who studies parasites and their hosts — particularly Monarch butterflie [...]

The Open Translation Project has a global family of over 18,000 volunteers. But for the Dekkers — li [...]

A few years ago, ethno-botanist Mark Plotkin injured his foot. A visit to a doctor at home had him f [...]

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

Director-General Roberto Azevêdo, at a meeting of the General Council on 27 November, congratulated [...]

On 27 November 2014, the WTO issued the panel report in the case brought by Guatemala concerning “Pe [...]

Director-General Roberto Azevêdo briefed WTO members today (26 November 2014) on developments in eff [...]

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