maandag 1 oktober 2018

World’s biggest shipping firm tests Russian Arctic route

World's biggest shipping firm tests Russian Arctic route
Copenhagen, Denmark — Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk, the world's biggest shipping group, said Friday that one its cargo vessels has successfully passed through the Russian Arctic on a one-off trial journey as a result of melting sea ice. Palle...
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Maersk implements new guidelines on dangerous goods stowage
Copenhagen, Denmark — After a thorough review of current safety practices and policies in the stowage of dangerous cargo, Maersk has now completed implementation of new guidelines to improve safety across its container vessel fleet. Following the...
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With looming NAFTA deadline and intensive talks, Freeland postpones UN speech
Washington, DC — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland postponed her marquee United Nations speech Saturday as negotiators on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border continued their full-court press for a breakthrough on a North American free...
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DHL Express has invested $58M in its Americas Hub in Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH — DHL has continued to invest in its Americas hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) due to strong growth in international shipments, executives told members of the media—including Canadian Shipper—during...
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Freight volumes continue to trend upward: IATA
Geneva, Switzerland — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 2.3% in August 2018, compared to the same period the year...
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Out with NAFTA, in with USMCA: Canada inks new trade deal with U.S., Mexico
Washington, DC — A new era in North American free trade dawned in the dead of night Sunday as a 14-month NAFTA modernization effort between Canada, the U.S. and Mexico finally came to fruition with just hours to spare before… The post Out...
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Supply chain technologies highlight findings from 2019 Third-Party Logistics Study
Nashville, TN — In an era where technology is continuing to migrate consumer spending habits online and away from brick-and-mortar stores, the newly released 2019 Third-Party Logistics Study (#3PLStudy) highlights how supply chains are also going...
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Trump approves of new continental trade deal as winners and losers are assessed
Ottawa, ON — In the new dawn of North American free trade, the stock-taking of winners and losers has begun, but the catalyst of the marathon 14-month negotiation — U.S. President Donald Trump — is calling it a great deal… The post Trump...
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