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Contract negotiations continued Friday between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and t [...]

Geoff Mussig, Executive VP and Chief Marketing Officer, Pitt Ohio, responds to questions about the a [...]

Top Lift Trailers’ Founder, CEO M.J. “Butch” Stokes discusses the history and implications of today’ [...]

CN Rail said on Friday that it’s optimistic it can reach an agreement with 4,800 workers after negot [...]

NAI Global Logistics’ Executive Vice President Adam Roth highlights takeaways from JOC Inland Distri [...]

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, 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 [...]

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 [...]

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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: SOLAS, MARPOL amendments entered into force on 1 January 2014 Article Date: 02/01/2014 [...]

Page Heading: IMO joins UN organizations in call to action to address irregular maritime migration A [...]

Page Heading: Maritime law expert Dr. José Eusebio Salgado y Salgado (Mexico) receives 2013 Internat [...]

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 [...]

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 and a Coalition of National Travel Agent Associations (The Group) are collaborating on a study [...]

IATA  announced an outlook for improved industry profitability in its Economic Performance of the Ai [...]

IATA announced the publication of the first edition of the Lithium Battery Risk Mitigation Guidance [...]

IATA announced October global passenger traffic results showing a strengthening in demand growth com [...]

IATA released October data for global air freight markets showing that the strong performance of air [...]

Volvo Group's North American heavy-duty truck deliveries rose 21% in November from the same mon [...]

American Trucking Associations said truck tonnage soared to another record last month, rising 4.4% o [...]

UPS Inc. predicts it will move more than 34 million parcels on Dec. 22 - its busiest day of the year [...]

November trailer orders rose 43% to the fourth-highest level ever, following October's record h [...]

Amazon.com Inc. began offering one-hour delivery in Manhattan Dec. 18, the retailer's latest ef [...]

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 [...]

Scorpio deals turn equity analysts' thoughts to game theory [...]

A mixed bag for expected vessel utilisation on some of the main trade lanes in 2015 [...]

NYK and Class NK tackle global sulphur cap reduction [...]

Danish tanker owner will use funds to refinance its orderbook [...]

Will Tehran bounce back or will falling revenues bring new pressures next year? [...]

Portugal is to transfer to Uruguay two C212-300 Patrullero maritime surveillance aircraft formerly i [...]

The Russian Air Force (VVS) will have received 55 Sukhoi PAK-FA (T-50) fighter aircraft by 2020, acc [...]

Key Points A competition for a maritime search radar for the MQ-8C could open next year Fire Scout [...]

Finmeccanica subsidiary AgustaWestland announced on 18 December that it has signed memoranda of unde [...]

Airbus Defence and Space hopes to at least double its delivery rate of the A400M Atlas transport air [...]

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. [...]

Cruise giant Carnival Corp's fourth-quarter performance has trumped both its internal estimates [...]

South Korean-built ships are commanding higher prices than vessels from Chinese yards due to superio [...]

PT Pelabuhan Indonesia II (Persero) - IPC - has announced its collaboration with Mitsui, Nippon Yuse [...]

A Chinese fishing boat ran aground near Shimane Prefecture, Japan, with two people missing, accordin [...]

This is the route that the world’s largest container ship CSCL Globe is taking on its maiden voyage. [...]

Warehouse operations and their efficiency are a key to any company that deals with freight, shipping [...]

eft, a reputable business intelligence organization in the logistics sector, will hold its annual CS [...]

With commoditization being a major topic for 3PLs, and the nature of the 3PL-customer relationship f [...]

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

ICT is the proverbial level playing field today. Every company in the logistics industry now has acc [...]

Scorpio deals turn equity analysts' thoughts to game theory [...]

A mixed bag for expected vessel utilisation on some of the main trade lanes in 2015 [...]

NYK and Class NK tackle global sulphur cap reduction [...]

Danish tanker owner will use funds to refinance its orderbook [...]

Will Tehran bounce back or will falling revenues bring new pressures next year? [...]

Portugal’s government has moved to reduce the effects of a strike by employees at national airline T [...]

Chinese carriers reported a collective November net profit of CNY2 billion ($326 million), more than [...]

Global mobile satellite communications services provider Inmarsat has confirmed that its second Glob [...]

Briefs: Airline Routes read more [...]

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has added another SEK2.1 billion ($273.5 million) to its cost savings ta [...]

Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Group, has entered an agreement with Boeing Shanghai Aviation Services to conve [...]

To put it mildly, Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminals Co. Limited (PACTL) is havin [...]

IAG Cargo became the first air carrier to win a Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification by th [...]

Hong Kong’s flag carrier Cathay Pacific, and Dragonair cargo, its wholly owned subsidiary, have comp [...]

Looking ahead to the winter season and the rest of 2015, Air Canada is expanding its long-haul wideb [...]

Air Cargo Week World Air Cargo Awards will be taking place at the Bayerischer Hof Hotel on the eveni [...]

Airfreight is now at levels not seen since the 2010 post-recession bounce-back, but is facing strong [...]

Cetralised coordinated information sharing on the risk to civil aviation from conflicts is set to be [...]

German logistics firm Deutsche Bahn (DB) Schenker is to seek $3.3 billion in damages from air cargo [...]

Savings for carriers of 1.5 million nautical miles (2.7 million kilometres), 30,000 tonnes of carbon [...]

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, [...]

Yearsley Logistics has got the go-ahead for a £15 million storage and distribution facility at Bilst [...]

Clipper Logistics is to operate a freight consolidation project for the Newcastle University campus [...]

MAG Property and Stoford have jointly submitted a planning application for a 260,000 sq ft logistics [...]

Rhenus UK’s group development director, Michael Gregory has retired after 40 years of service [...]

Online retailer The Hut Group has pre-let a 690,000 sq ft retail distribution centre in Warrington o [...]

UPS said that through this acquisition it will augment its healthcare expertise and network in Europ [...]

Carloads were up 12.1 percent at 312,271, and intermodal at 280,337 containers and trailers saw a 4. [...]

Total November POLB volumes were up 2.1 percent year-over-year at 581,514 TEU, and POLA volumes in N [...]

When railroads are doing business with a larger than large customer like UPS, it stands to reason, i [...]

While many market conditions are working against shippers, the most recent edition of the Shippers C [...]

Swisslog Australia was appointed to install the fulfilment and storage solution in early 2014 with t [...]

Swisslog Australia was appointed to install the fulfilment and storage solution in early 2014 with t [...]

UAE-based Abraaj Group has bought a stake in La Flèche Bleue Algérienne SPA, a company specialising [...]

CEVA Logistics has signed a three-year contract worth almost €2 million per annum with Ludendo Comme [...]

DHL Express announced a new service option for comGateway customers, offering them the choice of col [...]

Brakes has invested in an eco-friendly, high performance refrigeration system for frozen food storag [...]

A series of major initiatives are being planned in 2015 by ACFO, the UK representative body for flee [...]

Iain Speak, CEO of Bibby Supply Chain Services, is to move to a consultancy role supporting Bibby Li [...]

Environmental laws derived from Marpol, due to come into force next year could create a headache for [...]

European supply chain and logistics leader finds that Forward! platform's fabric architecture a [...]

Deploy UK Rail have been shortlisted in the recruitment excellence category at the 2015 UK Rail Indu [...]

3G vehicle cameras have been shown to have a significant impact on road safety and insurance costs a [...]

Keyline has supplied a range of products to a 'turbo roundabout' in Bedford, which is the [...]

UK storage company Titan Storage solutions hosted its first ever business fair to a selected group o [...]

1888 PressRelease - Attendees at this year's meeting learn about the latest advancements in pro [...]

The Association For Driving Licence Verification (ADLV) has responded to reports that the date for t [...]

Outstanding 582 percent growth down to innovation and outstanding service.Aberdeen, UK, 4.12.14: Ino [...]

The Association for Driving Licence Verification (ADLV) www.adlv.co.uk is to launch a new package of [...]

39% increase in Cyber Monday delivery volumes, plus 82% rise in weekend shipments London, UK, 2nd De [...]

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

The Highway Trust Fund is irretrievably broken and should be eliminated in favor of a new system of [...]

What does it take to remain a supply chain leader? SCMR put that question to executives at four of t [...]

As Republicans take control of the 114th Congress with large majorities in the House and Senate, the [...]

With an eye on further expansion of its e-commerce business and related reverse logistics processes, [...]

What does it take to remain a supply chain leader? SCMR put that question to executives at four of t [...]

Warehouse operations and their efficiency are a key to any company that deals with freight, shipping [...]

eft, a reputable business intelligence organization in the logistics sector, will hold its annual CS [...]

With commoditization being a major topic for 3PLs, and the nature of the 3PL-customer relationship f [...]

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

ICT is the proverbial level playing field today. Every company in the logistics industry now has acc [...]

Promotions and appointments aimed at growing business in the Americas. [...]

Most facilities are using data, but not everyone is getting the most out of it. What good are enormo [...]

Partnership to serve food, beverage, chemical and pharmaceutical industries in the region. [...]

Identification tools produce efficiencies in management, production and shipping processes. [...]

Team collaborates with several partners to recycle and re-purpose materials. [...]

Russian Railways Logistics CEO Pavel Sokolov took part in International Congress on trade and logist [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Between 20 November and 7 December 2014, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabi [...]

On 9 December 2014, the Ministry of Health of Brazil reported a case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in the [...]

Between 3 and 19 November 2014, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) n [...]

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 [...]

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan increased by nearly 20 per cent in 2014 compared to the previous [...]

The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the recent resurgence of violence in the [...]

With Christmas less than a week away, Santa and his helpers have been busy receiving stacks of lette [...]

Amid a proliferation of well-funded and well-organized transnational criminal activities in Africa, [...]

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today that there is reason to be “cautiously optim [...]

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 [...]

Around 39 million people in the world are affected by blindness — 80% of which could be avoided if p [...]

At the end of every December, we at the office get a little indignant that some of our favorite TED [...]

On the day he was released from his cell, Vincent Cochetel sported a beard “that would be trendy tod [...]

We are thrilled to announce the new class of Fellows for TED2015. These 21 game-changing thinkers re [...]

By Jenny Groza Habana, Cuba, which was called “the rich man’s playground” before World War II, now e [...]

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

A multi-donor programme that helps the poorest countries be more active in global trade — the Enhanc [...]

The government of Liechtenstein has pledged to donate CHF 40,000 to the WTO Doha Development Agenda [...]

On 18 December 2014, the WTO Appellate Body issued its report in the case “United States – Counterva [...]

The Republic of Korea has donated USD 350,000 (CHF 336,000) to the WTO Doha Development Agenda Globa [...]