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FROM THE MAGAZINE: An overlooked link in the supply chain

August 17 - The safe arrival of oversized and heavy project cargoes is directly related to how well they are packed and secured. Paul Lucas highlights some of the challenges facing packing and crating companies around the world.
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IUMI nominates Turner

August 15 - The International Union Marine Insurance (IUMI) has nominated Richard Turner, global marine director and European director of global risk solutions at RSA Insurance Group, for the role of president.
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Trade tariffs take hold…

August 8 - In its second-quarter analyst call, Caterpillar confirmed that the USA’s decision to impose import tariffs on steel and other metals will have a real effect on its businesses and customers in the second half of 2018.
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Singapore to host PPG training course

August 1 - The Project Professionals Group (PPG) will host its Project Cargo Forwarding Certificate training course in Singapore from November 26-27, 2018.
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Technology to revolutionise freight forwarding

August 1 - While the fundamentals of freight forwarding remain unchanged, the short-term future of the sector will be characterised by the introduction of technologies that unlock value and enhance capability.
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ICS welcomes sulphur cap efforts

July 20 - The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) says it is encouraged by efforts made to resolve some pressing practical challenges of the global implementation of the 0.5 percent sulphur in fuel cap, which comes into effect on January 1, 2020.
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Shipping losses decline, but risks remain

July 19 - Large shipping losses have declined by more than a third (38 percent) over the past decade, according to Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE’s (AGCS) Safety & Shipping Review 2018.
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Trade war steams ahead

July 3 - The trade war is a speeding train, accelerating with every trade-restrictive retaliatory measure imposed and becoming ever more difficult to stop, said the Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO).
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SC&RA encourages weather preparedness

June 21 - The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has published Severe Weather Guidelines for the crane and rigging industry. 
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Insourcing a key threat to forwarders

June 13 - Logistics Trends & Insights has published its 2018 Evolving Freight Forwarding Market report, revealing that 54 percent of respondents think that shippers bringing their logistics functions in house is the biggest threat to the market.
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