All Business articles – Page 5

  • PMI plummets in USA and Europe
    News

    PMI plummets in USA and Europe

    2020-03-27T09:45:00Z

    The Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) – a bellwether of economic health for the manufacturing and service sectors – has dropped to record lows in both the USA and eurozone during March.

  • Latin America: Behind the curve but preparing for the worst
    News

    Latin America: Behind the curve but preparing for the worst

    2020-03-26T12:05:00Z

    The Central and South America regions were among the last to be hit by Covid-19. To be forewarned is to be forearmed, but little can prevent the adverse impact coronavirus will have on the project logistics supply chain.

  • Multimodal 2020 rescheduled
    News

    Multimodal 2020 rescheduled

    2020-03-26T10:15:00Z

    Multimodal 2020 has been rescheduled and will now take place from November 4-6 at the NEC in Birmingham, UK.

  • Projects and investments curtailed
    News

    Projects and investments curtailed

    2020-03-25T15:15:00Z

    There is uncertainty as to how Covid-19 will affect the project logistics sector in the long-term, but initial indicators are ominous given recent statements made by leading project developers around the world.

  • Force majeure declared
    News

    Force majeure declared

    2020-03-25T10:50:00Z

    DHL Global Forwarding has invoked force majeure as a result of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.

  • Fred. Olsen secures CFXD contract
    News

    Fred. Olsen secures CFXD contract

    2020-03-25T10:35:00Z

    CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering has contracted Fred. Olsen Windcarrier for the transport and installation of wind turbines for the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind farms (CFXD) in Taiwan.

  • Keeping track of Covid-19 port restrictions
    News

    Keeping track of Covid-19 port restrictions

    2020-03-25T10:20:00Z

    Wilhelmsen Ship Agency has introduced an interactive Covid-19 port restrictions map covering gateways around the world.

  • Covid-19 tightens global grip
    News

    Covid-19 tightens global grip

    2020-03-24T17:10:00Z

    When China sneezes, the world turns to its sick bed. Although China is now in the recovery position and regaining strength, the rest of the world is battening down the hatches.

  • Wallenius Wilhelmsen outlines Covid-19 contingency
    News

    Wallenius Wilhelmsen outlines Covid-19 contingency

    2020-03-24T12:50:00Z

    Wallenius Wilhelmsen will recycle up to four vessels as the shipping company prepares “for a challenging time ahead” as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.

  • Penta-Ocean partners with DEME
    News

    Penta-Ocean partners with DEME

    2020-03-24T12:45:00Z

    Penta-Ocean Construction and DEME Offshore have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the construction of offshore wind farms in Japan.

  • Ex-Im supports US exporters
    News

    Ex-Im supports US exporters

    2020-03-24T12:25:00Z

    The US Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) has introduced initial relief measures for US exporters and financial institutions to support American companies in the midst of the Covid-19 outbreak.

  • China: A beacon of hope amid Covid-19 crisis
    News

    China: A beacon of hope amid Covid-19 crisis

    2020-03-23T12:40:00Z

    With a slowing number of new confirmed Covid-19 cases and a moderate recovery of its manufacturing output, China is showing the rest of the world that there is light at the end of the tunnel. 

  • South Africa scrambles to contain the spread of coronavirus
    News

    South Africa scrambles to contain the spread of coronavirus

    2020-03-23T11:10:00Z

    South Africa has closed 35 out of its 53 land ports in a bid to combat the spread of Covid-19 in the country.

  • EBRD makes initial Covid-19 impact assessment
    News

    EBRD makes initial Covid-19 impact assessment

    2020-03-20T09:25:00Z

    Covid-19 will have a negative impact on economies across all European regions but the recovery could be robust once the outbreak is contained, according to the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

  • JCB halts UK production
    News

    JCB halts UK production

    2020-03-20T09:05:00Z

    Industrial equipment manufacturer JCB has stopped production at all of its UK plants as disruption resulting from the coronavirus pandemic caused a huge reduction in global demand.

  • Volga-Dnepr ready for market challenges
    News

    Volga-Dnepr ready for market challenges

    2020-03-19T17:10:00Z

    HLPFI’s sister publication Air Cargo News spoke with Volga-Dnepr executive president, charter operations, Konstantin Vekshin to discuss how the group will meet the current challenges faced by the air cargo market.

  • Bilbao plans N-240 enhancement
    News

    Bilbao plans N-240 enhancement

    2020-03-19T14:20:00Z

    The Port Authority of Bilbao and the Provincial Council of Bizkaia plan to create up to 11 lay-by areas on the N-240 highway, which links Tarragona to Bilbao.

  • Tracking border delays with Sixfold
    News

    Tracking border delays with Sixfold

    2020-03-19T14:15:00Z

    EU leaders approved a complete shut down of the bloc's external borders to all non-essential travel, except truck deliveries, for the next 30 days to restrict the spread of Covid-19. Measures are being adopted to keep goods flowing within the EU too.

  • LEEA supports GLAD campaign
    News

    LEEA supports GLAD campaign

    2020-03-19T12:10:00Z

    The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) is supporting the Global Lifting Awareness Day (GLAD), which takes place on July 9, 2020.

  • Veracity_portal
    News

    StormGeo and DNV GL deepen partnership

    2020-03-19T12:05:00Z

    StormGeo and DNV GL have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the aim of driving digitalisation and data standardisation in the maritime industry.