All Insight articles – Page 9

  • Global trade growth set to accelerate says DHL
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    Global trade growth set to accelerate says DHL

    2018-06-27T14:20:00Z

    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.

  • SC&RA encourages weather preparedness
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    SC&RA encourages weather preparedness

    2018-06-21T15:55:00Z

    The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SC&RA) has published Severe Weather Guidelines for the crane and rigging industry. 

  • Insourcing a key threat to forwarders
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    Insourcing a key threat to forwarders

    2018-06-13T16:55:00Z

    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.

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: Super-heavy sector adapts
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Super-heavy sector adapts

    2018-06-11T17:15:00Z

    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
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Navigating changes to anti-bribery enforcement

    2018-06-11T14:00:00Z

    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 of green shipping
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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: A new era of green shipping

    2018-06-01T16:35:00Z

    In 2017, new environmental regulations for the shipping industry came into force or were finalised, and progress was made on the future regulatory landscape for the sector. This year has already continued the development of a greener shipping industry.

  • Mood is upbeat, but challenges to overcome
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    Mood is upbeat, but challenges to overcome

    2018-06-01T10:45:00Z

    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.

  • Breakbulk Europe sees sector striking the right notes
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    Breakbulk Europe sees sector striking the right notes

    2018-06-01T10:20:00Z

    Greater optimism was on show at this week’s Breakbulk Europe event in Bremen, although the general sentiment was that business conditions remain tough in all sectors.

  • ICS fears chaos and confusion
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    ICS fears chaos and confusion

    2018-05-22T14:30:00Z

    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
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    Drewry remains optimistic on multipurpose recovery

    2018-04-20T00:00:00Z

    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

  • IMO reaches landmark GHG agreement
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    IMO reaches landmark GHG agreement

    2018-04-13T00:00:00Z

    Delegates at the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) 72nd Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72) have agreed on a greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction strategy for the international shipping industry.

  • Global standard for airfreight of animals launched
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    Global standard for airfreight of animals launched

    2018-04-12T00:00:00Z

    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.

  • Protectionist risks remain for airfreight
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    Protectionist risks remain for airfreight

    2018-04-09T00:00:00Z

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released demand growth results for global airfreight markets for February 2018, showing a 6.8 percent increase in demand measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) compared to the same peri

  • MEPC 72 kicks off in London
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    MEPC 72 kicks off in London

    2018-04-09T00:00:00Z

    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.

  • News

    Re-export regime set to launch in Australia

    2018-04-06T00:00:00Z

    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.

  • Shipping confidence hits four-year high
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    Shipping confidence hits four-year high

    2018-03-29T00:00:00Z

    In the three months to end-February 2018, shipping confidence reached a four-year high, according to international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens.

  • SC&RA launches UPT2021 initiative
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    SC&RA launches UPT2021 initiative

    2018-03-29T00:00:00Z

    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.



  • Compromise needed for IMO strategy
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    Compromise needed for IMO strategy

    2018-03-26T00:00:00Z

    The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has urged governments to compromise in order to help the International Maritime Organization (IMO) agree on a strategy for the further reduction of CO2 emissions in the shipping industry.

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    Steel tariffs threaten global shipping

    2018-03-23T00:00:00Z

    The Baltic and International Maritime Council (BIMCO) has warned that while the USA's metals tariff will have a limited impact on most international bulk trades, it could have a negative impact on global shipping.

  • IMO's fuel data reporting now in force
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    IMO's fuel data reporting now in force

    2018-03-13T00:00:00Z

    The mandatory fuel consumption data collection system for international shipping, adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in October 2017, has now entered into force, requiring ships above 5,000 gwt to start collecting and repo