All Covid-19 articles – Page 5

  • A bleak economic picture
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    A bleak economic picture

    2020-04-02T12:10:00Z

    As a result of the coronavirus outbreak, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has revised its growth forecasts for countries across the world.

  • Qatar Airways adds belly-hold capacity to China
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    Qatar Airways adds belly-hold capacity to China

    2020-03-31T12:15:00Z

    Qatar Airways Cargo has resumed its bellyhold cargo operations to six of its passenger destinations in China.

  • Caterpillar considers Covid-19 impact
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    Caterpillar considers Covid-19 impact

    2020-03-30T12:50:00Z

    The magnitude of the Covid-19 pandemic will be determined by its duration, geographic spread, business disruption and overall impact on the global economy, says equipment manufacturer Caterpillar.

  • Ceva declares force majeure
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    Ceva declares force majeure

    2020-03-30T12:30:00Z

    Ceva Logistics has invoked force majeure as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak

  • Surge in remote surveys
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    Surge in remote surveys

    2020-03-30T11:45:00Z

    The restrictions put in place to limit the spread of Covid-19 is changing the way the transport and logistics industry operates. Remote solutions are becoming increasingly important.

  • Africa faces debt crisis
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    Africa faces debt crisis

    2020-03-27T12:25:00Z

    A research study by the Jubilee Debt Campaign (JDC) states that many poor African countries are already suffering from a debt crisis as a result of Covid-19.

  • Passenger aircraft join all-cargo services
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    Passenger aircraft join all-cargo services

    2020-03-27T10:50:00Z

    Etihad Cargo and Emirates SkyCargo are boosting capacity on their freighter services with passenger aircraft.

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

  • SC&RA update on Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers
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    SC&RA update on Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers

    2020-03-26T11:35:00Z

    The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) is appealing to the US Department of Homeland Security to confirm that the crane, rigging, and specialised transportation industry is classified as Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers.

  • ICS and IAPH call for G20 support
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    ICS and IAPH call for G20 support

    2020-03-26T11:00:00Z

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) have joined forces to call for swift action to support global supply chains from the impact of Covid-19.

  • Projects and investments curtailed
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    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.

  • Freight rates face extreme downward pressure, says AAL
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    Freight rates face extreme downward pressure, says AAL

    2020-03-25T15:05:00Z

    HLPFI discusses the immediate impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak on the multipurpose shipping sector with AAL Shipping’s managing director, Kyriacos Panayides.

  • Geodis introduces charter services
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    Geodis introduces charter services

    2020-03-25T14:50:00Z

    Geodis has launched charter services to secure air cargo capacity between China and Europe as well as on transatlantic routes.

  • Saudia Cargo extends services
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    Saudia Cargo extends services

    2020-03-25T14:45:00Z

    Omar bin Talal Hariri, ceo of Saudi Airlines Cargo, said the carrier has taken proactive steps to ensure the continuity of its cargo operations.

  • Force majeure declared
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    Force majeure declared

    2020-03-25T10:50:00Z

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

  • Keeping track of Covid-19 port restrictions
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    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
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    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
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    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.

  • Ex-Im supports US exporters
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    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
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    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.