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FROM THE MAGAZINE: Super-heavy sector adapts

June 11 - The heavy lift and semi-submersible side of the shipping sector is certainly in a state of flux. Ian Matheson discusses the changes witnessed at those shipping lines serving the super-heavy cargo end of the spectrum. 

FROM THE MAGAZINE: Navigating changes to anti-bribery enforcement

June 11 - With the US Department of Justice providing incentives for companies to voluntarily disclose any corruption they uncover, there is a stronger reason for companies to self-police, explains Robert Clark of TRACE International in HLPFI's July/August edition.

FROM THE MAGAZINE: A new era?

June 11 - Taken from HLPFI’s 10th anniversary edition, David Kershaw investigates the application of new technology in the heavy lift and project forwarding industry. 

Mood is upbeat, but challenges to overcome

June 1 - At this week's Breakbulk Europe event, during a discussion session on ocean-going issues, participants heard that companies on all sides of the supply chain still face many challenges.

Germany set to increase HGV tolls

May 25 - The German cabinet has passed the fifth Federal Road Toll Act (Bundesfernstraßenmautgesetz). Starting January 1, 2019, there will be an increase in the tolls imposed on heavy goods vehicles (HGV).

ICS fears chaos and confusion

May 22 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) fears ‘chaos and confusion’ unless the International Maritime Organization (IMO) resolves issues concerning the implementation of the 0.5 percent sulphur in marine fuel cap.

Drewry remains optimistic on multipurpose recovery

April 20 - During a webinar earlier this week looking at the latest trends and outlook for the multipurpose shipping market, covering both breakbulk and project cargo sectors, Drewry repeated its optimistic forecast for the sector, predicting further rec

Global standard for airfreight of animals launched

April 12 - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has recently launched a new standardised global certification programme to improve the safety and welfare of animals travelling by air.

MEPC 72 kicks off in London

April 9 - The International Maritime Organization's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72) meeting is now under way at the IMO headquarters in London, discussing the adoption of an initial greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction strategy for internation

Re-export regime set to launch in Australia

April 6 - According to a customer advisory issued by Depth Logistics, The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) in Australia has announced a re-export regime coming into force under the Biosecurity Act 2015.

SC&RA launches UPT2021 initiative

March 29 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has launched the Uniform Permit Transport 2021 (UPT2021) initiative, which aims to establish harmonisation in weight allowances and permitting systems across all 50 US states.



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