All Covid-19 articles – Page 4

  • Broshuis extends factory closure
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    Broshuis extends factory closure

    2020-04-27T10:55:00Z

    Broshuis is extending the closure of its factory in the Netherlands.

  • DP World brings trade online
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    DP World brings trade online

    2020-04-24T09:50:00Z

    DP World has launched online logistics tools and services, covering sea, land and air shipping globally.

  • sulphurreg
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    Monitoring compliance on the backburner

    2020-04-15T16:30:00Z

    The Covid-19 pandemic is masking the true picture of sulphur 2020 compliance, according to maritime consultancy Hill Dickinson.

  • International Group launches Covid-19 tracking tool
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    International Group launches Covid-19 tracking tool

    2020-04-15T15:20:00Z

    Global marine insurer North P&I has introduced a Covid-19 tracking tool, which has been made available to the International Group of P&I Clubs.

  • AN-225 delivers vital supplies
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    AN-225 delivers vital supplies

    2020-04-15T13:00:00Z

    Antonov Airlines’ AN-225 Mriya freighter has delivered 100 tonnes of medical supplies from China to Warsaw, Poland, which will aid in the fight against Covid-19.

  • Falling charter rates for multipurpose shipping
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    Falling charter rates for multipurpose shipping

    2020-04-14T11:05:00Z

    Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have dropped even further over the last month, according to shipbroker Toepfer Transport.

  • Etihad launches extra passenger freighter flights
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    Etihad launches extra passenger freighter flights

    2020-04-13T11:00:00Z

    Etihad Cargo has launched five additional routes using Etihad Airways passenger aircraft to increase the flow of essential supplies into the UAE and provide further east-west connectivity between major markets.

  • Covid-19: Accelerating digitalisation
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    Covid-19: Accelerating digitalisation

    2020-04-10T09:00:00Z

    According to the port of Gothenburg in Sweden, the coronavirus outbreak could accelerate digitalisation in what is an otherwise conservative shipping industry.

  • AAL launches Get Onboard initiative
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    AAL launches Get Onboard initiative

    2020-04-10T08:50:00Z

    AAL has launched a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, Get Onboard, that offers free cargo transport for registered charities worldwide.

  • Travel exemption urged for seafarers
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    Travel exemption urged for seafarers

    2020-04-10T08:30:00Z

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have issued a joint call on behalf of seafarers to governments to facilitate the essential movement of seafarers and marine personnel.

  • Well positioned to ride out the crisis
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    Well positioned to ride out the crisis

    2020-04-09T13:20:00Z

    Lucius Bunk, director at shipowner Auerbach Schifffahrt, discussed the current and potential impacts of the Covid-19 crisis on multipurpose shipping, along with the group's plans for the years ahead.

  • Container shipping’s complex Covid-19 reaction
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    Container shipping’s complex Covid-19 reaction

    2020-04-09T13:05:00Z

    A wave of consolidation in container shipping has made the sector more robust over the past five-seven years. Nonetheless, the outbreak of Covid-19 will be a considerable stress on all container shipping finances, according to analyst Ti.

  • Multipurpose shipping braces for Covid-19 impact
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    Multipurpose shipping braces for Covid-19 impact

    2020-04-09T11:55:00Z

    Demand growth in the multipurpose and heavy lift shipping sector for the two years to end 2021 is dependent on the containment of the coronavirus outbreak in the fourth quarter of the year. Even then, growth will be weak, said analyst Drewry.

  • Rising demand for airfreight
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    Rising demand for airfreight

    2020-04-08T13:15:00Z

    The rapid spread of coronavirus and the resulting containment measures put in place around the world is affecting freight capacity availability and rates for shipping lines, airlines, hauliers and rail companies.

  • Cyber security and Covid-19
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    Cyber security and Covid-19

    2020-04-08T13:10:00Z

    Remote working solutions have taken centre stage since the outbreak of Covid-19 as companies reorganise their operating practices. Gard warns that cyber criminals are waiting in the wings.

  • Damco names Meierkort
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    Damco names Meierkort

    2020-04-06T17:00:00Z

    Mike Meierkort has been appointed as head of Americas at freight forwarder Damco.

  • Seafarers on the front line
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    Seafarers on the front line

    2020-04-06T11:15:00Z

    Seafarers themselves are on the front line of this Covid-19 crisis, playing a critical role in keeping the world economy moving.

  • Bolloré introduces e-payments at Dakar
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    Bolloré introduces e-payments at Dakar

    2020-04-06T10:20:00Z

    Bolloré Ports has implemented an electronic payment solution at Dakar Terminal in Senegal.

  • Covid-19 shakes up Sulphur 2020
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    Covid-19 shakes up Sulphur 2020

    2020-04-03T12:45:00Z

    The rapid spread of Covid-19 has had a multi-faceted impact on global shipping. HLPFI takes a look at how the outbreak has caused shockwaves in bunker prices and what this means for the implementation of the sulphur 2020 regulations.

  • Boskalis issues Covid-19 update
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    Boskalis issues Covid-19 update

    2020-04-02T12:20:00Z

    Royal Boskalis Westminster has suspended crew and project staff rotations in response to the outbreak of Covid-19, but cargo is still moving.