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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 [...]

YOUNTVILLE, Calif. - Daimler Trucks North America announced its Detroit-branded DD5 medium-duty engi [...]

YRC Worldwide Inc. reported that earnings rose 4% in the second quarter due to the decline in expens [...]

Universal Logistics Holdings Inc. second-quarter earnings fell 32%, and Heartland Express Inc. net i [...]

The value of commodities moved by truck among the United States, Canada and Mexico increased 1.3% to [...]

On the heels of the release of our 2016 TT Top 100 For-Hire Carrier rankings, our July LiveOnWeb pro [...]

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 [...]

Gener8's old tonnage could hit the market soon, what took so long? [...]

Club views Texan city as an attractive and active maritime cluster with new opportunities to be expl [...]

New and upsized contracts increase revenue projections for Nasdaq-listed dry bulk specialist [...]

Stena unit dragged down by lower spot earnings but remains optimistic for long run [...]

Dry bulk owners stem the blood loss as tankers take a turn for the worse [...]

Members of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), one of the largest security forums in the Asia-Pacific re [...]

The four contenders vying to supply 225 wheeled Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles (CRV) to the Australi [...]

Key Points Canada has opened a competition to provide in-service support for the country's nava [...]

The top US commander in the Middle East expressed concern that fallout from a failed 15 July militar [...]

US and Iraqi forces are proceeding deliberately with plans to re-take Mosul from the Islamic State g [...]

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]Shipping met Wall Street's limited expectations. Credit: PA[/caption]On the busiest da [...]

[caption]Aeolus' crane will be replaced. Credit: Van Oord[/caption]Dutch dredging and offshore [...]

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 27 July 2016 – JRC and Alphatron Marine are pleased to announce the deli [...]

[caption]Stena Provence is on charter from Concordia Maritime. Credit: Fotoflite[/caption]Concordia [...]

[caption]Samudera operated a smaller fleet during the quarter. Credit: Dietmar Hasenpusch[/caption]I [...]

During my recent visit to Brooklyn to chair eft’s inaugural D3 retail conference, I felt a real sens [...]

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 [...]

You can listen to the podcast here Are millennials interested in mail? How does direct mail compare [...]

Passenger Experience-July 28, 2016 read more [...]

Singapore Airlines will replace its fifth freedom Singapore-Moscow DME-Houston service with Singapor [...]

Etihad chief: A380neo won’t be builtEtihad’s group chief does not expect the Airbus A380neo to be built and says the 10 A380s the Abu Dh [...]

Singapore’s Changi Airport has earmarked S$35 million ($25.8 million) over the next six years to upg [...]

Las Vegas-based low-cost carrier Allegiant Air pilots, represented by International Brotherhood of T [...]

One would be hard-pressed to name a market expanding more rapidly than cross-border e-commerce, and [...]

It’s been a year already scarred with bad economic and political news in France and much of Western [...]

Iron Maiden’s “Book of Souls” tour, which wrapped up last month in Germany, saw one of the hardest w [...]

Today’s preliminary half-year 2016 numbers from Deutche Bahn AG, parent company of DB Schenker, put [...]

ZS Fund LP, a New York-based private equity firm, has acquired Amerijet Holdings and its subsidiarie [...]

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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 [...]

Second quarter merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the transportation and logistics sectors [...]

Global transportation isn’t getting any easier to manage. With new rules and regulations to learn, n [...]

New regulations focused around reciprocal switching were proposed by the Department of Transportatio [...]

Extremes could affect "Businesses, Jobs and Economies," states new white paper. [...]

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The growth of vans on UK roads, fuelled by the surge in home deliveries, has highlighted the need fo [...]

Four of Fortec's 80 strong member network proved they were 'simply the best' in the c [...]

This year's IMHX show will be marked by an exhibition-first as temporary building specialist Sp [...]

TRL has been named the winner of the Forward Thinking Award at the 2016 ITS (UK) Awards. [...]

Cloud computing is being used in logistics more and more. This is the result of a comparative study [...]

1888PressRelease - Innovative transport investor Michael Tornabe declares the future of mass transit [...]

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 [...]

Leading UK legal systems innovator Zylpha ( has launched the first PayPal utility for [...]

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 [...]

In highly competitive industries like consumer goods, being the best at serving customers is a key t [...]

It’s been 36 days since Great Britain, the world’s 5th largest economy, voluntarily withdrew from th [...]

The IATA-FIATA Air Cargo Program (IFACP) moves decision-making on the rules governing the airline-fo [...]

Extreme wet or dry conditions can affect buildings, machinery, data centers, transportation networks [...]

The nation's supply chain managers U.S. businesses in many regions should start preparing now f [...]

Despite advances in process automation, vital business processes consisting of data-driven tasks suc [...]

Pressure-senstitive labeling machinery company expands Accraply's products and markets. [...]

The new tire handling systems group will offer a variety of services including design engineering, p [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Opening the first meeting of the 2017 session of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECO [...]

While welcoming recent political developments recently observed in West Africa, the United Nations S [...]

Two top media freedom experts of the United Nations and the Organization for Security and Cooperatio [...]

The United States is struggling to live up to its ideals in the area of racial, social and economic [...]

Citing persisting instability in number of African countries – from South Sudan to Mali and Libya, U [...]

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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