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Hyundai Merchant Marine is selling its bulk shipping division, the latest in a series of assets that [...]

Ninety International Longshore and Warehouse Union delegates on Monday will open meetings in San Fra [...]

West Coast ports continue to reduce vessel and container backlogs that built up during the nine mont [...]

Heavy volume from larger ships and carrier alliances is straining capacity at New York-New Jersey co [...]

A week after announcing its formation, a new shipper coalition in Shanghai lambasted container lines [...]

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, 24 March 2015 Following two years of solid decreases i [...]

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 [...]

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

The objective of this high-level event, organised by the European Commission, is to provide an overv [...]

Mobile is already part of and will increasingly dominate every aspect of travel. The very nature of [...]

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 [...]

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

Page Heading: IMO launches online surveys on ballast water management systems Article Date: 20/03/20 [...]

Page Heading: Call for papers for 2015 international conference on Arctic shipping (ShipArc 2015) Pa [...]

Page Heading: Ship routeing measures to protect Australia’s Coral Sea agreed Page Subheading: Sub-Co [...]

Page Heading: UN agencies to deliver as one on mixed migration by sea Article Date: 09/03/2015 Descr [...]

Page Heading: UN agencies meet to address unsafe mixed migration by sea Article Date: 04/03/2015 Des [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

Words cannot adequately express the sorrow that we all feel. Our thoughts are with the friends and f [...]

IATA will host the sixth annual Ops Conference 13-15 April in Los Angeles, California. More than 300 [...]

IATA concluded the 9th World Cargo Symposium in Shanghai with the announcement of the winners of its [...]

IATA, Airbus ProSky and Haiti’s Office National de L'Aviation Civile (OFNAC) announced completi [...]

IATA has called on Indonesia’s stakeholders to partner in the development of an aviation masterplan [...]

Mercedes-Benz plans to enter the pickup segment in coming years, underscoring a push by manufacturer [...]

February net trailer orders fell 30% from a year ago to 20,700 units, ACT Research Co. reported. [...]

Onboard truck technology firm PeopleNet announced the availability of an introductory version of Cum [...]

National carriers C.R. England and Celadon Group Inc. announced new pay packages for their drivers. [...]

The slowdown that North American railroad companies had been bracing for in crude oil shipments has [...]

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 [...]

Industry-wide efforts to curb oversupply and bottoming commodities prices means the worst might be o [...]

Integration in all the elements that go to make up a safe and efficient marine transport system are [...]

But revised document offers clarification for PMSCs, according to rules body [...]

Syriza government ponders policy on Piraeus as Beijing underlines port’s importance [...]

Reversal of fortune is due to a rebound in the tanker division and an accounting manoeuvre in 2013 [...]

The People's Liberation Army (PLA) is planning to buy the A300 hybrid rocket system developed b [...]

The Iraqi government has reversed its decision to sideline the United States from the offensive to r [...]

The UK is to deploy a pair of Raytheon Sentinel R.1 Airborne Stand-Off Radar (ASTOR) surveillance ai [...]

The US Army still considers the manned scout helicopter to be an essential component of its force st [...]

The Netherlands has officially signed for its first eight operational Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning [...]

Shifting global dynamics and internal business process changes are compelling manufacturers and reta [...]

Here are 10 common packaging errors and how to overcome them. [...]

Jim Young, senior supply chain manager at Applied Microstructures, Inc., is responsible for everythi [...]

It is important for employers to find the most effective way to communicate with their multilingual [...]

Companies doing business globally are learning to be more flexible to adapt quickly to uncertainty w [...]

Cruise giant Carnival Corp has announced better-than-expected 1Q15 results, prompting its NYSE-liste [...]

Japanese shipping executive Toru Otoda has been sentenced to 18 months in a United States prison and [...]

Italian shortsea container carrier Tarros and Turkish ship operator Arkas Line have upgraded their j [...]

China's Supreme People's Court has made it clear for the first time that arrested vessels [...]

German container line Hapag-Lloyd closed 2014 with a huge net loss of EUR604 million (USD662 million [...]

The flow of essential medical supplies, transportation activities and demand for medical personnel a [...]

In warehousing logistics, there’s a great space challenge. When is the right time to expand your war [...]

A strategy identifies challenges, issues and risks with markets and their dynamics; and, going forwa [...]

3PL companies are starting to rise to meet the challenge. Already, a number of 3PL companies are usi [...]

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

Industry-wide efforts to curb oversupply and bottoming commodities prices means the worst might be o [...]

Integration in all the elements that go to make up a safe and efficient marine transport system are [...]

But revised document offers clarification for PMSCs, according to rules body [...]

Syriza government ponders policy on Piraeus as Beijing underlines port’s importance [...]

Reversal of fortune is due to a rebound in the tanker division and an accounting manoeuvre in 2013 [...]

In response to the Germanwings Airbus A320 crash, airlines around the world continued to move to imp [...]

Aircraft & Engines-March 27, 2015 read more [...]

United Airlines asks DOT for extension on second SFO-Shanghai flightStruggling to secure slots from the Chinese government, United Airlines has asked the US Department [...]

IATA: Germanwings crash is an ‘unthinkable tragedy’IATA DG and CEO Tony Tyler has described the Germanwings accident as an “unthinkable tragedy” and st [...]

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued a temporary recommendation, proposing that two [...]

International freight forwarding group Thermotraffic is opening a branch at Frankfurt Airport next m [...]

In order to serve the healthcare sector expeditiously, express delivery company TNT opened a healthc [...]

The water cooler topic of late seems to be drones. The technology for small, unmanned aircraft syste [...]

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Japan Post, which have been providing “Cool EMS” express international deli [...]

Japanese trading company Mitsui & Co. has signed an agreement to sell Transfreight North America [...]

China will be key to any future airfreight growth, but is also a danger to world trade according to [...]

Aviation is much safer than before the 11 September 2001 attack, but the media's reaction can f [...]

Airfreight started slowly in January and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has warn [...]

Drones carrying up to 150 kilogrammes of cargo and costing around £500,000 ($765,000) could be reali [...]

Norbert Dentressangle has seen net profit increase by eight per cent to 75.9 million euros in 2014 ( [...]

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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2014 was a very good year for the Port of New Orleans, and officials there are forecasting an even m [...]

Many material handling systems used today are beginning to show their age. What were once considered [...]

The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) reports that air cargo services ramped up again in F [...]

U.S. carloads were down 2.4 percent annually at 284,618, and intermodal volume was up 6.7 percent co [...]

International freight forwarding group Thermotraffic is opening a branch at Frankfurt Airport next m [...]

International freight forwarding group Thermotraffic is opening a branch at Frankfurt Airport next m [...]

Huawei is planning on building a logistics centre in Eindhoven, aimed at serving customers in Europe [...]

Two new distribution centres will be built at the bay area of Nanko Naka and inland at Fujiidera. [...]

Two new distribution centres will be built at the bay area of Nanko Naka and inland at Fujiidera. [...]

Schoeller Allibert, the UK manufacturer of plastic reusable transit packaging (RTP), has delivered a [...]

Precision Mounting Technologies Ltd. (PMT) has added to its computer mounting solutions line-up with [...]

NATO has selected Sopra Steria to deliver a transformational logistics programme. The Logistics Func [...]

The BT Movit S-series towing truck was recently given the iF Universal Design expert favourite and c [...]

CEVA Logistics has announced the opening of a local distribution centre for Magneti Marelli After Ma [...]

TachPro have published a series of handy FOC infographics detailing what is expected by the DVSA whe [...]

Nine regional winners of this first phase are now set to compete in the final hands-on skills compet [...]

As a part of its commitment to providing niche, value-added services to its customers, iForce, the f [...]

CTP program gives trucking professionals a thorough understanding about everything entailed to succe [...]

Mr David Heath, head of logistics at leading independent logistics company Clugston Distribution, wa [...]

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif — March 26, 2015 — Scandit, developer of the leading software-based barcode sca [...]

Freedom of Information statistics obtained by the ADLV (Association for Driving Licence Verification [...]

Paris, 23 March 2015 - NATO has selected Sopra Steria to deliver a transformational logistics progra [...]

Leading Oracle Platinum Partner Inoapps (www.inoapps.com) has launched a series of upcoming executiv [...]

Major Saudi contract and import/export orders in Iraq, Qatar, UAE and Oman spell continuing success [...]

Many Republicans and Democrats avidly support the work of Ex-Im Bank. But this time, a group of Tea [...]

Many material handling systems used today are beginning to show their age. What were once considered [...]

Last year’s tragic crash of AirAsia’s flight QZ 8501 enroute from Surabaya in Indonesia to Singapore [...]

The results of the 2014 GS1 US Standards Usage Survey show that apparel and general merchandise manu [...]

When assessing areas of risk facing their departments, nearly half (45%) of Chief Procurement Office [...]

The flow of essential medical supplies, transportation activities and demand for medical personnel a [...]

In warehousing logistics, there’s a great space challenge. When is the right time to expand your war [...]

A strategy identifies challenges, issues and risks with markets and their dynamics; and, going forwa [...]

3PL companies are starting to rise to meet the challenge. Already, a number of 3PL companies are usi [...]

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

MHI announced the MHI 2015 Innovation and Young Professional Award winners last night at their 70th [...]

Today marks the conclusion of ProMat 2015, four days of comprehensive problem solving and networking [...]

With a record 155,000 square feet of exhibit space reserved by nearly 350 companies back in December [...]

Doosan (Booth 662) highlighted the new BR18/20SP-7 narrow aisle reach truck, its first product in th [...]

During Wednesday’s afternoon keynote address, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, affectionately known a [...]

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

Between 11 and 22 March 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified [...]

Between 3 and 10 March 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified W [...]

On 24 February 2015, the Ministry of Health of Uganda notified WHO of a typhoid fever outbreak. The [...]

Between 26 January and 5 March 2015, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) of the Federal Mi [...]

On 9 March 2015, the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of China notified WHO of [...]

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Nabil El-Araby Secretary General of the League of A [...]

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has congratulated the people and Government of Nigeria [...]

Taking an innovative step to support Iraqi youth and to mobilize young people worldwide for the prot [...]

With a raft of ills plaguing the Arab world &#8211 from the &#8220shameful&#8221 conflic [...]

The United Nations will go dark later this evening as the Organization shuts off the lights at its i [...]

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 [...]

In true idea-generation fashion we have put our heads together with 7billionideas and rebuilt the fr [...]

We're on the lookout for a more creative talent! We're searching for a ninja-like Digital [...]

Cast your minds back a year and you may remember Selesti headed to the sidelines of the London Marat [...]

During November Selesti staff volunteered at PACT and Hillside Animal Sanctuary.This initiative is p [...]

Selesti collects emergency food items for local people in crisis - but the giving doesn’t stop there [...]

In true idea-generation fashion we have put our heads together with 7billionideas and rebuilt the fr [...]

We're on the lookout for a more creative talent! We're searching for a ninja-like Digital [...]

Cast your minds back a year and you may remember Selesti headed to the sidelines of the London Marat [...]

During November Selesti staff volunteered at PACT and Hillside Animal Sanctuary.This initiative is p [...]

Selesti collects emergency food items for local people in crisis - but the giving doesn’t stop there [...]

The stars of your favorite TED Talks have been busy over the past week. Below, a few newsy highlight [...]

For some of us, it's easy to choose to be healthy -- to eat well, to exercise, to live in a par [...]

Anybody with a smartphone can now be a part of the StoryCorps movement. As TED Prize Winner Dave Isa [...]

With TED2015 wrapped, attendees, speakers and journalists alike are sharing their reflections on the [...]

A cure for those what-do-I-watch-now moments: starting today, TED is on Apple TV. In our beautifully [...]

Director-General Roberto Azevêdo, in opening the seminar on “Trade Finance in Developing Countries” [...]

Director-General Roberto Azevêdo, at a reception for participants in the Standards and Development F [...]

At its regular meeting on 25 March, the Dispute Settlement Body established three panels to study, r [...]

Director-General Roberto Azevêdo, in a lecture at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Latvia [...]

The fourth review of the trade policies and practices of Pakistan takes place on 24 and 26 March 201 [...]