All Covid-19 articles – Page 6

  • South Africa scrambles to contain the spread of coronavirus
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    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
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    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
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    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.

  • Tracking border delays with Sixfold
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    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.

  • UK Chamber of Shipping calls for support
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    UK Chamber of Shipping calls for support

    2020-03-18T15:00:00Z

    The UK Chamber of Shipping has called for a multi-million pound relief package to support the shipping sector during the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.

  • GPLN moves AGM to 2021
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    GPLN moves AGM to 2021

    2020-03-18T14:00:00Z

    The Global Project Logistics Network (GPLN) has rescheduled its 17th annual general meeting (AGM) to May 2021.

  • Charter rates drop in multipurpose shipping
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    Charter rates drop in multipurpose shipping

    2020-03-12T13:50:00Z

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

  • Covid-19 outbreak restricts multipurpose recovery
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    Covid-19 outbreak restricts multipurpose recovery

    2020-03-06T11:55:00Z

    The coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak is expected to lead to weaker than expected full-year cargo demand growth for multipurpose and heavy lift vessels, according to Drewry.

  • INO Summit cancelled
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    INO Summit cancelled

    2020-03-06T11:35:00Z

    The INO Summit – a joint conference that brings together the Freight Forwarders Family Worldwide Agents Network (3F), Freight Midpoint International Forwarders Network (FM) and Overseas Project Cargo Association (OPCA) – has been cancelled.

  • CLA suspends services
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    CLA suspends services

    2020-03-03T13:25:00Z

    UK freighter operator CargoLogicAir (CLA) has confirmed to HLPFI’s sister publication Air Cargo News that it has suspended operations.

  • DSV Panalpina opens China link
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    DSV Panalpina opens China link

    2020-02-26T08:35:00Z

    DSV Panalpina has started operating a Boeing 747-8 freighter three times per week, east and westbound, between Huntsville, Alabama in the USA (HSV) and Shanghai (PVG) to cope with capacity constraints caused by the coronavirus outbreak in China.

  • Breakbulk Asia rescheduled to August
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    Breakbulk Asia rescheduled to August

    2020-02-25T13:35:00Z

    The Breakbulk Asia conference and exhibition has been rescheduled for August 3-4, 2020.

  • Airfreight industry responds to coronavirus outbreak
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    Airfreight industry responds to coronavirus outbreak

    2020-02-19T11:30:00Z

    Russia’s Volga-Dnepr Group has operated sterilised charter flights to China to deliver masks, sanitiser gels, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

  • Charter rates remain steady
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    Charter rates remain steady

    2020-02-18T15:35:00Z

    Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have remained steady over the last month, according to shipbroker Toepfer Transport. 

  • Logistics industry braces for a global slowdown
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    Logistics industry braces for a global slowdown

    2020-02-13T10:00:00Z

    The majority of logistics executives surveyed in Agility’s 2020 Emerging Markets Index expect a recession in the next 12 months, amid concerns about downward pressure on global trade volumes.

  • Breakbulk Asia postponed
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    Breakbulk Asia postponed

    2020-02-13T10:00:00Z

    Breakbulk Asia, which was originally scheduled to take place from March 18-19 in Shanghai, has been postponed as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

  • North P&I updates platform to reflect coronavirus risk
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    North P&I updates platform to reflect coronavirus risk

    2020-02-05T11:05:00Z

    North P&I Club has developed its MyGlobeView platform so that it can provide live updates as to the number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus, countries at risk and what to look out for.

  • Shipping should prepare for the spread of coronavirus
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    Shipping should prepare for the spread of coronavirus

    2020-01-28T11:50:00Z

    Maritime law firm Hill Dickinson has warned that the shipping industry needs to be prepared for potential restrictions in order to prevent the further spread of coronavirus, which has originated in China.