All Covid-19 articles

  • Dimerco supported Charity PPE Donation Shipment from US to IN-2
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    Dimerco supports India’s fight against Covid-19

    2021-06-08T08:38:00Z

    Dimerco has coordinated the delivery of vital medical supplies from Philadelphia in the USA to Bangalore, India.

  • Danica crewing specialists seafarer, nov 2020
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    Human Rights Due Diligence Tool launched to protect seafarers

    2021-05-13T14:13:00Z

    The United Nations (UN) has launched its Human Rights Due Diligence Tool – a checklist designed to help maritime sector businesses uphold their responsibility to respect human rights under the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights during the Covid-19 crew change crisis.

  • Covid19 vaccine seafarers
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    Vaccination: A legal minefield for the marine industry

    2021-03-25T11:59:00Z

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has warned that lack of access to vaccinations for seafarers is placing shipping in a legal minefield, while leaving global supply chains vulnerable.

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    Logistics industry reports recovery beyond 2022

    2021-02-09T16:04:00Z

    The 2021 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index reports that logisticians do not expect a full economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic until 2022 or beyond.

  • EMS Fehn Group neptune declaration
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    Neptune Declaration gathers momentum

    2021-02-05T11:15:00Z

    More and more companies from across the shipping sector are signing the Neptune Declaration on Seafarer Wellbeing and Crew Change, in a worldwide call to action to end the unprecedented crew change crisis caused by Covid-19.

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    transport logistic 2021 cancelled

    2021-01-12T15:29:00Z

    Exhibition organiser Messe München has cancelled the transport logistic 2021 event in Munich, Germany, and will instead hold an online conference from May 4-6, 2021.

  • Cargolux and DBSchenker team up
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    DB Schenker and Cargolux join forces

    2021-01-07T09:30:00Z

    DB Schenker and Cargolux have launched a airfreight service connecting Luxembourg and Indianapolis (USA) to support increased demand for pharmaceutical shipments.

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    Qatar Airways boosts fleet with Boeing

    2021-01-04T12:09:00Z

    Qatar Airways Cargo has taken delivery of three Boeing 777 freighters to boost its cargo carrying capabilities.

  • Seafarers - Photo credit - Pacific Basin Shipping
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    Respecting seafarer rights

    2020-12-16T12:04:00Z

    The IMO used UN Human Rights Day to highlight the plight of seafarers who are still stranded at sea. It has issued a strong call for their fundamental rights to be respected.

  • Ti, global freight forwarding analysis, july 2020
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    Forwarding market set to rebound

    2020-12-11T11:00:00Z

    The global freight forwarding market experienced its most challenging year to date amid the Covid-19 pandemic, contracting 9 percent year-on-year. However, it is expected to rebound in the years ahead, according to industry analyst Transport Intelligence (Ti).

  • Danica crewing specialists warn of higher crewing costs seafarer crisis, nov 2020
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    CF Sharp sets up Covid-19 test centre

    2020-12-09T09:30:00Z

    CF Sharp Crewing Services has established a Covid-19 testing centre in Manila, the Philippines, to facilitate crew changes.

  • Danica crewing specialists seafarer, nov 2020
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    UK P&I launches crew change guide

    2020-12-07T12:17:00Z

    The UK P&I Club has published a global crew change advice manual to outline current challenges and issues regarding crew changes in ports.

  • Port of Baltimore, dec 2020
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    Port of Baltimore rebounds

    2020-12-02T14:27:00Z

    In its recent October report, the port of Baltimore reported significant increases in cargo volumes compared with the lows experienced during the height of the pandemic earlier this year.

  • Bristol port, nov 2020
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    Confidence in the UK logistics sector drops

    2020-11-24T18:00:00Z

    Confidence in the UK logistics sector has fallen as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and Brexit concerns, according to the latest report from Barclays and BDO Global. Nevertheless, there are reasons to be cautiously optimistic about the future.

  • Covid Logistics, crane worldwide, nov 2020
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    Crane Worldwide prepares for vaccine supply chain challenges

    2020-11-20T10:38:00Z

    With recent announcements from pharmaceutical companies that they are close to supplying a Covid-19 vaccine, global logistics experts race to support what will be an epic supply chain challenge. Crane Worldwide Logistics has been strengthening its global solutions in preparation.

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    Volga-Dnepr strengthens healthcare team

    2020-11-17T09:30:00Z

    Volga-Dnepr group has strengthened its global healthcare team with the appointment of Yulia Celetaria as healthcare director and Casper Pan to front its vaccine task force.

  • Danica crewing specialists warn of higher crewing costs seafarer crisis, nov 2020
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    Seafarer crisis to raise crewing costs

    2020-11-13T10:58:00Z

    Henrik Jensen, managing director at Danica Crewing Specialists, is advising ship operators to set aside additional funds in next year’s budgets for crew changes.

  • Ambercor oct 2020
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    Storing cargoes in a pandemic

    2020-10-27T12:49:00Z

    With projects on hold or delayed as a result of Covid-19, project forwarders are faced with a new challenge: finding space to store heavy and oversized cargoes.

  • AirBridgeCargo Airlines transports vaccine manufacturing equipment to ramp up production capacity of up to 600,000 vials per day
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    ABC transports vaccine equipment

    2020-10-22T09:23:00Z

    AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) is delivering vaccine manufacturing equipment from Frankfurt in Germany to Atlanta, USA.

  • SAAM towage, oct 2020
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    SAAM Towage moves ahead cautiously

    2020-10-15T10:13:00Z

    Work for SAAM Towage has remained relatively stable during the Covid-19 crisis. However, it is still too early to make accurate projections of what will happen in the future, said the company’s head of commercial Bruno Pina.