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European Commission - Press release Brussels, 28 May 2015 The European Commission has referred Germa [...]

European Commission - Press release Strasbourg, 19 May 2015 The European Commission decided today to [...]

European Commission - Press release 08 May 2015 Ljubljana, Slovenia Violeta Bulc, the EU's Tran [...]

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 [...]

European Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc, in cooperation with the Latvian Presidency of the [...]

On 18 June, EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete, Internal Market and I [...]

The European Economic and Social Committee, with support of the Italian Space Agency, is organizing [...]

The conference will gather decision makers, experts and social partners for a day of intensive discu [...]

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 [...]

The Council had an exchange of views on the energy union, addressing in particular issues such as en [...]

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

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Page Heading: IMO Secretary-General inaugurates new World Maritime University building Article Date: [...]

Page Heading: Polar code adopted, sensitive sea area designated and work progressed on ballast water [...]

Page Heading: Polar Code environmental provisions set for adoption at IMO’s Marine Environment Prote [...]

Page Heading: Polar Code environmental provisions adopted Page Subheading: Marine Environment Protec [...]

Title: IMO News Issue 1 2015 IMODate: 26/03/2015 00:00 Rollup Image: IMOSummary: News: IMO Secretary [...]

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

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

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 and UNECE signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen their support to developing [...]

IATA announced March global passenger traffic results showing a 7.4% growth compared to March 2014. [...]

IATA released data for global air freight markets, showing a modest 1.6% rise in volumes in March co [...]

EASA and IATA announced the publication of “upset prevention and recovery training” (UPRT) requireme [...]

IATA urged the National Congress of Brazil to observe global best practices should it undertake an a [...]

Tracy Morgan and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. settled the actor-comedian's lawsuit over a New Jersey Tu [...]

The price of oil fell in New York on May 27 on ample U.S. crude stockpiles as output surged to a rec [...]

U.S. trade with Canada and Mexico fell in in March from a year ago to $96.1 billion, but three of fi [...]

Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Ark.) introduced legislation this month that he said would add up to $15 bil [...]

Component maker Accuride Corp. signed a multiyear agreement with Daimler Trucks North America to sup [...]

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 [...]

Oslo-listed gas company could use funds to order new FSRU [...]

John Fredriksen company boosts cashflow and cuts debt, improving its outlook [...]

Massive ordering also likely to dampen costs benefits, according to OECD report [...]

John Fredriksen’s main dry bulk vehicle takes an impairment charge and limits its exposure to spot m [...]

CANSEC 2015: Kenney outlines Canada's Defence Procurement Strategy Canadian Minister of Nationa [...]

The Chinese foreign ministry official in charge of boundary and maritime affairs has said the countr [...]

Images have appeared on a Chinese website of a new large twin-fuselage turbofan-powered unmanned aer [...]

The Israeli Navy is assigning more offensive roles to one of its three fast inflatable boat units th [...]

The participation of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) in international exercise [...]

This story looks at the role technology plays in the value that various third-party logistics (3PL) [...]

Inbound Logistics’ annual Logistics Technology Perspectives offers market research to help IT buyers [...]

New regulations ensuring the integrity of the pharma supply chain are nearing the finish line. While [...]

To break the cycle of needless, duplicative logistics costs, many competitors are choosing to work i [...]

Judi Griffin, director of logistics at Burkhart Dental, is responsible for three distribution center [...]

Eurotunnel has announced that it will not renew its contract with the employee co-operative that cre [...]

Germany's second-largest marine lender, Nord LB, said its shipping loan portfolio turned a corn [...]

An Australian coroner's court today began the inquest into the suspicious deaths of two seafare [...]

Salvage and fire-fighting experts have made progress in containing the fire on board the 33,772 dwt [...]

Malaysian Bulk Carrier (Maybulk) has posted a loss of MYR23.4 million (USD6.4 million) for the first [...]

Mick Jones, Vice President Global Logistics, Supply Chain Strategy & Network Transformation at L [...]

Venlo new home to 3PL Summit; DHL global innovation IoT; hitech debrief   Image:  read more [...]

Last Thursday eft launched the European 3PL Summit in logistics hub, Venlo.   eft CEO, Chris Saynor [...]

Did you know contract logistics accounts for more than one third of the European logistics market by [...]

Why would companies implement solutions that cost more, were longer to deploy, and had lower user sa [...]

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2015 SITA/ATW PASSENGER IT TRENDS SURVEYAirlines can give technologically savvy passengers more end-to-end control over their journey. There [...]

Airbus looks at potentially ramping up A320 monthly production to 60 or higherThe head of Airbus sales is seeking to jump the production rate of the A320 to over 60 per month. re [...]

A Singapore Airlines (SIA) Airbus A330-300, en route from Singapore to Shanghai, lost power in both [...]

Ningxia Cargo Airlines, the first cargo carrier based in Western China, has filed an application to [...]

Canada-based KF Aerospace (formerly Kelowna Flightcraft) is going global. Beginning May 30, the Toro [...]

Adria Airways, Slovenia’s national airline, extended its cargo-handling contract with Fraport Cargo [...]

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has now enjoyed four consecutive y [...]

With Malaysia experiencing strong economic growth and increased trade, IAG Cargo has begun a London- [...]

The UK government has been warned by over 100 business leaders that failure to expand runway capacit [...]

Jettainer is taking over the management of unit load devices (ULD) for Thomas Cook Airlines UK and T [...]

XPO Logistics has acquired logistics firm Norbert Dentressangle in a deal worth 3.2 billion euros ($ [...]

The strength of the US dollar is becoming a cause for concern with the potential for an export slow [...]

THE south central Kansas (US) region could develop a real-time networked communications airborne Int [...]

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, [...]

NRF's Jonathan Gold explains that the past year was replete with disruptions, slowdowns and par [...]

Last month, I gave a presentation to a group of senior transportation and supply chain executives. I [...]

The Port of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) said this week that they have forma [...]

A month ago, the Shippers Conditions Index (SCI) from freight transportation consultancy FTR indicat [...]

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) had nothing but praise for the Senate passage ov [...]

SDV will provide daily services to all of Marshall’s locations, including at the Royal Air Force (RA [...]

CEVA Logistics is partnering with Y Gap (Y Generation Against Poverty) in Australia to support the n [...]

An Frost & Sullivan analys says over 1.1 billion tons of total freight is expected by 2015 with [...]

An Frost & Sullivan analys says over 1.1 billion tons of total freight is expected by 2015 with [...]

New product release and Eyefreight Mobile expand platform capabilities and deliver planning and tran [...]

Stertil Dock and Door Products has boosted its UK sales team with two recent appointments. Louise La [...]

At the Microlise Transport Conference, telematics platform provider Microlise announced the launch o [...]

Amazon has started using New York's subway system for its new Prime Now one-hour delivery servi [...]

With concern over an EU referendum and an economic slowdown currently casting a shadow over the UK, [...]

The impact of mega-vessels and mega-alliances remains a big worry for shippers and logistics service [...]

Green Door has relocated its storage facility to new purpose-built premises at the Green Lane Indust [...]

New product release and Eyefreight Mobile expand platform capabilities and deliver unique planning a [...]

Outbound-to-rebound experts, iForce, has had their current contract extended by educational toy bran [...]

Nuneaton business head is one of three finalists in the Leader of the Year Award Posted via Industry [...]

The fleet management division of AmeriQuest Business Services, Inc. is expanding its sales team in r [...]

1st Touch ( the UK's leading developer of mobile systems for the social housin [...]

Leading Oracle Platinum Partner Inoapps ( has launched a series of upcoming Executiv [...]

The ADLV (Association for Driving Licence Verification) is seeking to incorporate fee [...]

New product release and Eyefreight Mobile expand platform capabilities and deliver unique planning a [...]

A framework to ensure that tenants who are struggling to meet their rental costs are able to access [...]

The popularity of cloud computing has consumed headlines ranging from fear and doubt, to claims of b [...]

Researchers say that even if companies are using offshore centers, the U.S. is an essential part of [...]

With highly publicized recalls affecting millions of consumers, the first quarter of 2015 stood out [...]

Many mid-size U.S. cities and other areas now make attractive alternatives to India and other offsho [...]

Straying from its typical seasonal trajectory, United States-bound waterborne shipments dipped from [...]

The company's third robotics production facility will serve North America, where the United Sta [...]

This white paper outlines significant challenges facing businesses today and discusses how they can [...]

PMMI study examines packaging challenges prompted by growing U.S. e-commerce market. [...]

Supply chain solutions provider extends omni-channel suite with leading North American eCommerce pla [...]

During this webcast Chuck Lew, Director of Logistics shares how was able to turn the dist [...]

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 [...]

JSC Russian Railways Logistics held a number of meetings and negotiations with clients and partners [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

On 25 May, PAHO/WHO was informed that the United States Center for Disease Control and prevention (C [...]

Between 18 and 23 May, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of [...]

On 18 May 2015, the IHR National Focal Point of the United Arab Emirates notified WHO of 1 additiona [...]

On 20 May 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of the Republic of Korea notified WHO of the first labo [...]

On 21 May 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of Qatar notified WHO of 1 additional case of Middle Ea [...]

The Security Council today adopted a resolution extending the mandate of the United Nations mission [...]

More than one million military, police and civilian personnel have served as United Nations peacekee [...]

The 71st session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCA [...]

The United Nations Special Adviser for the Prevention of Genocide, Adama Dieng, arrived in Burundi t [...]

The Security Council must set aside its political differences and come together to find a solution f [...]

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 [...]

“Bobby Riggs was one of my heroes. I admired him,” says Billie Jean King. “That’s one of the reasons [...]

Seduction happens in many forms. The speakers in this session highlight unexpected twists on the top [...]

“I initially celebrated the 9/11 attacks,” says Mubin Shaikh. “When the news came in over the radio [...]

Some ideas simmer below the surface. This session is dedicated to speakers who bubble them up, from [...]

“I have passionate opinions about gender equality,” says writer Roxane Gay. She takes the TEDWomen s [...]

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