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The Germanwings disaster in the French Alps on 24 March raised important questions about air safety [...]

Transport Committee MEPs will discuss aviation safety with the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA [...]

European - Press release Commission Brussels, 29 June 2015 Today the Commission is further deliverin [...]

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 25 June 2015 Today the European Commission has updated [...]

European Commission - Press release Riga, 22 June 2015 Today Transport Ministers from 12 European Me [...]

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Today the Commission is further delivering on its top priority of creating jobs and boosting growth [...]

The presidency briefed ministers on the state of play on the proposals for a telecommunications sing [...]

The new directive will update current EU rules on package holidays by aiming to adapt to travel mark [...]

Following two years of solid decreases in the number of people killed on Europe's roads, the fi [...]

The Council held a public policy debate on two proposals to improve rail services in the EU (fourth [...]

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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 that it was pausing the rollout of its Cabin OK initiative and beginning a comprehens [...]

Diesel's national average price declined 1.6 cents to $2.843 per gallon, the fifth consecutive [...]

President  Obama signed two pieces of legislation June 29 that together will allow him to move his t [...]

GE announced an agreement to sell its fleet business in the U.S. and other countries to Element Fina [...]

The Federal Railroad Administration signaled that effective Jan. 1 it would begin levying fines agai [...]

Container lines around the world continue to add shipping capacity faster than cargo demand grows, 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 [...]

No clear favourite for new secretary-general, say sources, as Council members head to vote [...]

Last year's underwriting loss and high claims level are just part of insurance life, say joint [...]

Shipbuilders in Japan and South Korea seem keener on automating shipyard work than their Chinese cou [...]

Deal by NYSE-listed owner reflects strong market sentiment [...]

Authorities eager to take advantage of new LNG carrier traffic expected in expanded canal [...]

The keel of the US Navy's (USN's) 14th Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) was laid at Austal USA [...]

Fighter aircraft of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) air task group (ATG) supporting coalition [...]

The Bangladesh Navy decommissioned four Chinese-built Type 26 Huchuan-class torpedo boats (pennant n [...]

Key Points EASA task force investigates whether two crew should stay in cockpit at all times Human f [...]

The Finnish Defence Forces have ordered more Next generation Light Anti-tank Weapons (NLAWs) from Sa [...]

Finding a common ground between cost and corporate social responsibility remains a challenging propo [...]

These supply chain, logistics, and transportation companies lead the way in supporting sustainabilit [...]

A new study determines the top 15 undergraduate and graduate supply chain management programs in the [...]

Kelvin Miller, an equipment and mobility readiness spare parts allocation supervisor with the milita [...]

When Ocean Spray wanted to reduce its carbon footprint, they found the answers they were looking for [...]

Ferry services in Greece are being disrupted today as the result of a 24-hour strike called by the P [...]

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has clinched orders for Statoil's Sverdrup Topside project, as a [...]

Ferry traffic at the French port of Calais was at a total standstill this morning as action by MyFer [...]

Singapore-listed offshore services provider, CH Offshore, has recouped USD60 million from unpaid cha [...]

A liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) tanker caught fire after it collided with a container ship near Port [...]

  On Walmart’s approach to omni-channel logistics, from the North American 3PL Summit & CSCO For [...]

  Nearshoring, the act of transferring manufacturing and production lines away from its foreign loca [...]

  The differences between the two companies can be noted in each one’s approach to logistics. Alibab [...]

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London Heathrow turns out the lights in Terminal 1The last flight will depart from London Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 1 late Monday as the airport pre [...]

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Irkut MC-21’s PD-14 engine to start testing in 3QRussia’s Aviadvigatel Co. and Perm Engine Co., which are developing a PD-14 engine for the Irkut MC- [...]

All Nippon Airways (ANA) is focusing on more destinations and frequencies rather than larger aircraf [...]

Australia’s airport customs and immigration officials are planning a strike July 1, a move expected [...]

The No. 877 bus ride from Beijing to Badaling, the Great Wall of China’s most popular tourist site, [...]

Since China joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2001, many of the old Communist-era restric [...]

To understand the Chinese forwarding market, one must acknowledge some cultural attributes about the [...]

China’s vast scale is often not appreciated, as popular perceptions of China focus on its eastern co [...]

Foreign freight forwarders have been allowed to operate in China by setting up wholly foreign-owned [...]

Krossblafde Aerospace Systems has raised the $200,000 needed to start production of its SkyProwler v [...]

Boeing gave a glimpse of a freighter that flies just above the waves, using what is known as wing-in [...]

Boeing and Airbus have quite divergent views on where demand for freighters, production and conversi [...]

Boeing is to start growing halophyte plant in the next few weeks with the goal of producing sustaina [...]

Airfreight is forecast to grow 5.5 per cent this year, but yields are expected to fall by about seve [...]

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, [...]

In the third-party logistics (3PL) sector, the ongoing trend of merger and acquisition (M&A) act [...]

During this webcast attendees will learn about technology that is delivering real-time tracking on f [...]

FedEx recently took another step in its plans to acquire Netherlands-based TNT-NV and a provider of [...]

The American Trucking Associations last week praised Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) for her bill that [...]

Global third-party logistics (3PL) services provider Kuehne+Nagel (KN) said this week it has entered [...]

Imports of drugs and energy top the list of products at risk if Greece defaults on its debt and move [...]

Imports of drugs and energy top the list of products at risk if Greece defaults on its debt and move [...]

Amazon could soon launch a crowd-sourced delivery solution like Uber that uses individuals to delive [...]

Amazon could soon launch a crowd-sourced delivery solution like Uber that uses individuals to delive [...]

CEVA will provide ground transportation, in addition to contract logistics services, for the steel p [...]

Some say technology is only successful when it's ubiquitous. By that measure Wi-Fi has succeede [...]

Matthew Allen from Hyster reveals five checks that determine if a forklift truck is reliable and wil [...]

Voiteq, global provider of Voice-Directed Work, achieved another milestone as it hosted its largest [...]

Kepak Group is one of Europe's leading food innovators, engaged in processing and marketing a f [...]

The XPdius i-130 vertical form and seal machine is designed to reduce cost of ownership. The XPdius [...]

Intelligent Telematics has launched a mobile app that will enable operators to better monitor the we [...]

Pioneering technology services company, telent Technology Services Ltd, has been awarded a three yea [...]

One of the best furniture removal companies in Australia is Furniture Removalist Services, Sydney. P [...]

1888 PressRelease - Top Tech, Bob Mrzyglod and two colleagues will represent NationaLease at the TMC [...]

The full service truck leasing organization presented the awards for outstanding reciprocal service [...]

Leading international legal business DAC Beachcroft has chosen document bundling from Zylpha (www.zy [...]

23 JUNE 2015 - Pioneering technology services company, telent Technology Services Ltd, has been awar [...]

The Hyde Group, one of London's leading social housing providers, has chosen the enterprise mob [...]

Award winning Oracle Platinum Partner Inoapps ( has announced an upcoming executive [...]

Following a successful pilot series, HUBER+SUHNER has now officially been awarded the contract to pr [...]

At last week’s annual supply chain conference – Connections 2015 – one of the more significant annou [...]

In their new book, Masters Of Innovation, co-authors from A.T. Kearney detail some of the lessons le [...]

Building the permanently innovative company is a repeatable process that can be studied, learned, an [...]

It’s said that innovation will lead the economy out of its current funk. But how does an organizatio [...]

According to the 26th Annual State of Logistics Report (SoL), the logistics and transportation indus [...]

Facility maintained an incidence rate at least 50% below the industry standard. [...]

Jimenez began his career at Toyota as a college intern in the summer of 1996. [...]

Batch led STEM initiatives beginning at the middle school level in engineering, multi-skill maintena [...]

Machine vision systems and components grew 22% in the first quarter. [...]

Survey highlights the growth of direct-from-manufacturer purchasing, B2B e-commerce, and a Millennia [...]

Russian Railways Logistics (member of UTLC Group) provides cargo delivery services for the stadium c [...]

Far East Land Bridge together with UTLC has the ambitious aim to establish a new service line: Weekl [...]

JSC Russian Railways Logistics increase competences in the field of logistics outsourcing for indust [...]

Russian Railways Logistics takes part in Transport Logistics 2015 in Munich. The company to be prese [...]

JSC Russian Railways Logistics took 50% stake in Latvian rail freight company SIA «Liepajas naftas t [...]

A recent thought provoking article by Scott Santens on Self Driving trucks brings some interesting p [...]

For years industry insiders have predicted that the logistics sector is on the brink of commoditizat [...]

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 [...]

Germany’s Delivery Hero will consider an IPO Call by next year, on Monday. The company has raided a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The conflict in Yemen is entering its 10th week and the numbers of dead and injured continue to grow [...]

Worldwide close to 80 million people are currently impacted by humanitarian emergencies arising from [...]

WHO and partner organizations in Nepal have mobilized further resources including medicine and medic [...]

WHO has stepped up efforts to deliver critical medical relief to populations outside of the Kathmand [...]

Ten years since adopting the Hyogo Framework for Action shortly after the Indian Ocean Tsunami, gove [...]

Between 24 and 26 June 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of the Republic of Korea notified WHO of 6 [...]

On 21 June 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of the United Arab Emirates notified WHO of 2 addition [...]

Between 20 and 23 June 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of the Republic of Korea notified WHO of 9 [...]

Between 13 and 17 June 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified W [...]

On 18 June 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of Thailand notified WHO of the country’s first confir [...]

Part of an ongoing series of global events marking the 70th anniversary of the United Nations, a spe [...]

Expressing concern over the plight of millions of Afghan refugees, the United Nations High Commissio [...]

Over six years since the issuance of the first warrant of arrest against Sudan’s President Omar al-B [...]

The Security Council today extended the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mis [...]

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned today’s fatal terrorist attack in Cairo w [...]

Global growth remains moderate and uneven, and a number of complex forces are shaping the outlook. T [...]

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 [...]

More than 40 years after the Stonewall Riots, even as Caitlyn Jenner dominates pop culture, coming o [...]

Comic books usually feature superheroes. This one, however, stars the speakers who shared ideas at l [...]

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. This picture was worth all the words I had — it render [...]

At TED2005, James Horner shared the secret of what made him such a powerhouse film composer — he mad [...]

We divide the world into civilians and soldiers. Rarely do we think about the human experience of wa [...]

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