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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, to further its objectives for safe, secure & sustainable air transport, has become a full [...]

​IATA and FIATA announce a new agreement to implement the IATA-FIATA Air Cargo Program (IFACP). [...]

​IATA and The African Union Commission signed a MoU to expand strategic cooperation towards safe, ef [...]

​Global passenger traffic results for May show that demand rose 4.6%, compared to the same month in [...]

​IATA released global air freight data showing that demand measured in FTKs slowed in May with growt [...]

Transport Topics won the national bronze prize of the 2016 Azbee Awards of Excellence from the Ameri [...]

Private companies Omni Holdings and Wind Point Partners announced acquisitions as the week began, in [...]

The U.S. average diesel retail price declined 2.3 cents to $2.379, the Department of Energy reported [...]

Surveys asking industry stakeholders to identify the top issues confronting trucking are available, [...]

Canadian company TransForce Inc. is actively seeking a substantial U.S. truckload market acquisition [...]

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 [...]

Dry cargo the hardest hit in first six months of year [...]

Company set for five projects in next five years [...]

Fewer than 100 incidents in first half of this year, says report from watchdog [...]

Door is opened for a deal with the Singapore Exchange [...]

The situation for former panamaxes goes from bad to worse as idle fleet reaches new historic lows [...]

The British Army's Westland Gazelle AH.1 observation and utility helicopters are to remain in s [...]

ACCORDING to the pro-opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, six Qiwaat Suriyya al-Dimoqrati [...]

Key Points Flight trials on UK Typhoon IPA 6 already under way Typhoon firing trials scheduled for t [...]

China rolled out a new amphibious aircraft from the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) pr [...]

The Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) has attributed double-digit growth in the first ha [...]

Whether to help the environment or just to cut costs, companies are making lean and green changes wi [...]

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

These ports have utilized various initiatives to ensure the ultimate impact of sustainability outwei [...]

Wholesale distributor Ideal Supply re-routed its delivery network through the cloud with the help of [...]

Profile of Angela Eliacostas, founder and CEO of AGT Global Logistics [...]

[caption]Golar LNG vice-chairman Tor Olav Troim touts upside. Photo: Chris Preovolos/Marine Money[/c [...]

[caption]IMO Secretary General Kitack Lim at MEPC 69. Credit: IMO[/caption]European and American shi [...]

[caption]Father Edward Pracz looked after the seafarers in Gdynia. Credit: AoS[/caption]Seafarers’ c [...]

[caption]Continued deterrence of Somali pirates in East Africa have helped bring down attacks, Potte [...]

[caption]Keppel CEO Loh Chin Hua. Credit: Keppel[/caption]Keppel Corporation of Singapore has issued [...]

The Americas are pulling me South-eastward with greater frequency these days. Having just returned f [...]

While it could take up to two years for the UK to completely leave the European Union, businesses ar [...]

  Increasing urbanization means more and more freight traffic in cities. About a third of all freigh [...]

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The result? Today’s global business supply chains are becoming increasingly complex and central to t [...]

Carlsbad, California-based broadband services company ViaSat was awarded a contract to provide inter [...]

Airline Routes-July 25, 2016 read more [...]

Singapore Airlines begins Dusseldorf A350 serviceSingapore Airlines (SIA) has added Dusseldorf to its German cities served. The 3X-weekly route will [...]

Boeing projected the need for 2.11 million new commercial airline pilots, maintenance technicians an [...]

Lufthansa Technik to cut 700 engine overhaul jobsGermany-based Lufthansa Technik (LHT) plans to cut 700 of 2,000 jobs at its engine maintenance, repa [...]

Politicians anticipating a long-awaited decision on an expansion of either Heathrow or Gatwick airpo [...]

Starting this September, Smart car owners in Stuttgart will be able to use their cars as mobile addr [...]

Four endangered Indochinese tigers were transported from their origin in the Czech Republic to Luxem [...]

Here's something to cool off Americans on a scorching weekend across most of the United States: [...]

As fighting broke out earlier this month in the new country of South Sudan, several air cargo carrie [...]

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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, [...]

While it’s currently a shippers market, the authors of this year’s report contend that we’ve entered [...]

Total June volume total volume was off 4.0 percent at 1,521,276 and for the first six months of the [...]

Declines remained intact in June, based on data in the most recent edition of the Truckload and Inte [...]

In keeping with ocean cargo industry trend, NYK Line is the latest to implement the INTTRA eVGM Serv [...]

As is the case with various facets of supply chain management and logistics, it seems like many thin [...]

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The distribution & logistics sector will be a key area of focus at the Leicester Business Festiv [...]

Lowestoft-based Nexen Lift Trucks – the designer, manufacturer and supplier of forklift trucks and w [...]

UPS has announced the expansion of its UPS Worldwide Express package service to reach 117 countries [...]

At IMHX 2016, BITO Storage Systems will be introducing a new driverless intralogistics transport sol [...]

The Chief Executive of the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA), Peter Ward, has called for [...]

Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, has played a key role in transporting more than 5,000 boxe [...]

This allows them to understand your needs and make arrangements and book the required services for y [...]

(1888 PressRelease) New York City looks to curb carbon emissions with the hydrogen powered bus. Post [...]

July 2016 iForce, the fastest growing supply chain business in the UK has been shortlisted in the th [...]

Hermes, the consumer delivery specialist, has been awarded a four-year contract extension to continu [...]

A survey of over 100 senior UK haulage fleet managers, conducted by the Association for Driving Lice [...]

SpeedCast offers Fleet Xpress across it global sales networkAthens and London, June 9, 2016 - SpeedC [...]

Central Bedfordshire coroner service has chosen software from Zylpha ( to automate do [...]

International consultancy and construction company, Mace has chosen Oracle Enterprise Resource Plann [...]

Zylpha, the UK’s leading legal technology innovator, has launched a suite of eConveya [...]

Grade point average and leadership aren’t the only benchmarks for successful undergraduate hires. Th [...]

The largest public companies in the U.S. chose to go even further into debt in 2015 instead of drivi [...]

In keeping with ocean cargo industry trend, ZIM Integrated Shipping Services is the latest to implem [...]

Curious about what a supply chain certification really means for your career? Here’s your answer. [...]

New facility to house more than 300 engineers, project managers, sales, customer service and adminis [...]

Material handling parts distributor acquires Mid-Atlantic industrial safety distributor. [...]

Biennial event to showcase innovations and crossover technologies that serve the food and beverage m [...]

Acquisition to enhance capabilities in transportation, cold storage and light manufacturing. [...]

Company began in 1946 as a hand truck and parts business in a one-room office. [...]

JSC RZD Logistics cooperated with JSC Refservice to organize transportation of food products in 40-f [...]

The Analytical Centre of ‘Expert’ media holding carried out an analysis of activities of Russian tra [...]

FELB again proves their role as main Asia-Europe railway operator and pioneer in this specific busin [...]

 RZD Logistics (a subsidiary of Russian Railways) and Azerbaijan Railways will develop the Internati [...]

As of March, Far East Land Bridge (a subsidiary of RZDL) is launching an open/public train named Eas [...]

Finish Line Inc. the athletic retailer recently reported that they will be closing 25% of its stores [...]

With the ascendance of Amazon, major Ecommerce players and changing consumer/B2B purchasing behavior [...]

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 [...]

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In South Sudan, the World Health Organization (WHO) supports the Ministry of Health and works with 6 [...]

In the last few months, a number of attacks against health-care workers, medical transports and faci [...]

The World Health Organization deplores the bombing of a clinic run by Medecins Sans Frontieres in Ku [...]

WHO welcomes the launch of the 2030 Sustainable Development (SDG) agenda, and commits to work with p [...]

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

On 30 May 2016, the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) of China notified WHO of [...]

On 2 May 2016, the Ministry of Health of Peru reported 57 cases of Oropouche fever. The majority of [...]

On 22 March 2016, the National IHR Focal Point of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) notified WH [...]

Between August 2015 and 17 May 2016, WHO has been notified of 273 cases of Lassa fever, including 14 [...]

Between late December 2015 and early May 2016, the National IHR Focal of South Sudan notified WHO of [...]

Citing the alarming humanitarian conditions across Syria, the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordi [...]

United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon has hailed the determination and courage of the Solar [...]

Ahead of next month&#39s start of the Olympics in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, Presiden [...]

Ahead of World Hepatitis Day &#8211 observed annually on 28 July &#8211 the United Nations h [...]

The United Nations General Assembly today unanimously adopted a resolution approving an agreement to [...]

Major macroeconomic realignments are affecting prospects differentially across the world’s countries [...]

This issue discusses a number of factors affecting global growth, as well as growth prospects across [...]

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 [...]

The TED community has been very busy over the past few weeks. Below, some newsy highlights. A major [...] is about to go dark for two weeks. No new TED Talks will be posted until Monday, August 8, 2 [...]

Sometimes it seems as if the Internet has created a bold new era of openness. But if there is one pl [...]

In her 2013 TEDWomen Talk, entrepreneur (and TED Fellow) Jane Chen noted that “there are 15 million [...]

It’s never easy to push against the current, to experiment with what’s never been done before, chall [...]

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