All Covid-19 articles – Page 3

  • Combilift social distancing, june 2020
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    Combilift coping with Covid

    2020-06-12T09:50:00Z

    Irish material handling solutions provider Combilift has implemented a number of measures to keep up its productivity in times of Covid-19 and social distancing – its space optimisation expertise has also proven to be invaluable for customers.

  • Wallenius lays up vessels norway and malaysia, june 2020
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    Ten Wallenius Wilhelmsen vessels in cold lay up

    2020-06-12T09:02:00Z

    With Covid-19 impacting demand for cargo-carrying capacity globally, Wallenius Wilhelmsen has taken steps to reduce the overcapacity in its fleet and temporarily taken ten vessels out of service.

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: A world turned upside down
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: A world turned upside down

    2020-06-09T10:00:00Z

    At the time of writing, logistics companies generally felt it was too early to say what impact the coronavirus pandemic might have on civil engineering project work around the world. Phil Hastings reports.

  • Volga Dnepr delivers to Dutch Caribbean
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    Volga Dnepr delivers to Dutch Caribbean

    2020-06-03T09:00:00Z

    Russia-based Volga Dnepr Airlines has delivered oversized and urgent medical supplies to the remote Dutch Caribbean islands St Maarten and St Eustatius in response to Covid-19.

  • Sarens-Ukraine-Expansion
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    Reactivating economies with renewables

    According to Arjen Vergunst, Sarens general manager – wind, the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on the wind energy industry has been largely temporary. He is positive about the sector’s long-term development.

  • Urgent action needed on keyworker designation
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    Urgent action needed on keyworker designation

    2020-05-29T10:35:00Z

    The heads of the maritime, labour and aviation organisations of the United Nations have issued a plea for urgent action on crew changes and for keyworker designation.

  • Staying in business: the best way is ensuring you get paid
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    Staying in business: the best way is ensuring you get paid

    2020-05-28T11:15:00Z

    James Campbell, secretary at the European Freight Trades Association (EFTA), provides some practical guidance on credit control policies and procedures in these difficult times. 

  • BIFA repeats its call for Brexit extension
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    BIFA repeats its call for Brexit extension

    2020-05-28T11:00:00Z

    A recent survey of members of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) has revealed that the majority of freight forwarders believe an extension to the Brexit transition period is desirable.

  • PCN boosts virtual offering
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    PCN boosts virtual offering

    2020-05-22T09:00:00Z

    The Project Cargo Network (PCN) is developing an online one-to-one meeting app and is encouraging its members to take part in a virtual meeting week in August.

  • Origin Logistics completes multimodal shipments
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    Origin Logistics completes multimodal shipments

    2020-05-18T08:30:00Z

    Turkey-headquartered Origin logistics has delivered medical equipment to Doha, Qatar and carried out a series of multimodal project cargo moves.

  • BIFA to create virtual classrooms
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    BIFA to create virtual classrooms

    2020-05-15T08:30:00Z

    From June 1, the British International Freight Association (BIFA) will take its industry training programme online using web-based video conferencing systems.

  • Emirates strengthens South American connections
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    Emirates strengthens South American connections

    2020-05-14T09:30:00Z

    Emirates SkyCargo has introduced additional cargo flights to Argentina, Brazil, and Chile to respond to global demand.

  • Qatar Airways boosts capacity
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    Qatar Airways boosts capacity

    2020-05-13T08:00:00Z

    Qatar Airways Cargo has introduced additional freight-only passenger aircraft and freighter flights to and from Scandinavia, France and Vietnam as part of the global fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Tadano resumes production in Germany
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    Tadano resumes production in Germany

    2020-05-04T11:10:00Z

    Crane manufacturer Tadano has resumed production at its facilities in Lauf and Zweibrücken, Germany.

  • Antonov Airlines: Coping with a crisis
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    Antonov Airlines: Coping with a crisis

    2020-05-01T11:25:00Z

    With Covid-19 lockdown measures causing disruptions to supply chains across the world, Andriy Blagovisniy, commercial director at Antonov Airlines, discusses the main challenges facing the airfreight sector.

  • Tough road ahead for the crew change challenge
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    Tough road ahead for the crew change challenge

    2020-04-28T13:05:00Z

    Crew managers attempting to repatriate or relieve seafarers are facing a number of challenges, and these may be the tip of the iceberg for the shipping industry, according to crewing specialist Henrik Jensen.

  • Ports join forces to tackle Covid-19
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    Ports join forces to tackle Covid-19

    2020-04-28T12:55:00Z

    Members of the Port Authorities Roundtable (PAR) have called for ports to collaborate and share best practices in order to ensure that operations remain undisrupted amid the Covid-19 outbreak.

  • BIFA believes extension of Brexit transition likely
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    BIFA believes extension of Brexit transition likely

    2020-04-28T10:15:00Z

    With Brexit negotiations between the UK and EU restarting this week, the British International Freight Association (BIFA) has described the UK government’s insistence that it will not ask to extend the 11-month transition period as a very risky move.

  • Virgin Atlantic links London with Tel Aviv
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    Virgin Atlantic links London with Tel Aviv

    2020-04-28T10:10:00Z

    Virgin Atlantic will relaunch cargo-only flights from London, UK to Tel Aviv, Israel from May 6.

  • Etihad Cargo provides Australia assistance
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    Etihad Cargo provides Australia assistance

    2020-04-27T16:20:00Z

    Etihad Cargo, will provide critical airfreight services between Abu Dhabi and Australia.