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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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FROM THE MAGAZINE: Breakbulk is all set for Houston 

July 31 - With just over two months to go before the start of Breakbulk Americas 2018, Ian Matheson previews parts of the conference programme and provides some information on other aspects of the region’s largest event for the project logistics sector. 
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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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FROM THE MAGAZINE: Commodities outlook improves

July 17 - Commodity prices are rising and new projects are being approved around the world as energy majors, having driven down costs, begin to invest some of their cash stockpiles, writes David Kershaw.
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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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Global trade growth set to accelerate says DHL

June 27 - The third DHL Global Trade Barometer (GTB) index has predicted that global trade growth will continue to accelerate over the next three months, despite increasing trade tensions.
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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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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. 
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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.
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