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As the Covid-19 coronavirus continues to spread rapidly across the world, maintaining functioning supply chains is crucial to ensuring that cargo continues to move. Countless companies that we report on reacted quickly to manage the disruption, implementing business continuity strategies – including staggered working hours and working from home – to keep the goods that we depend on flowing.

As the situation and the year unfolds, HLPFI will endeavour to deliver relevant news and information to help your organisation navigate this challenging time.

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Reactivating economies with renewables

June 1 - According to Arjen Vergunst, Sarens general manager – wind, the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on the wind energy industry has been largely temporary. He is positive about the sector’s long-term development.
Views: 460
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Urgent action needed on keyworker designation

May 29 - The heads of the maritime, labour and aviation organisations of the United Nations have issued a plea for urgent action on crew changes and for keyworker designation.
Views: 691
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BIFA repeats its call for Brexit extension

May 28 - A recent survey of members of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) has revealed that the majority of freight forwarders believe an extension to the Brexit transition period is desirable.
Views: 863
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PCN boosts virtual offering

May 22 - The Project Cargo Network (PCN) is developing an online one-to-one meeting app and is encouraging its members to take part in a virtual meeting week in August.
Views: 1244
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Qatar Airways boosts capacity

May 13 - Qatar Airways Cargo has introduced additional freight-only passenger aircraft and freighter flights to and from Scandinavia, France and Vietnam as part of the global fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.
Views: 1896
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Antonov Airlines: Coping with a crisis

May 1 - With Covid-19 lockdown measures causing disruptions to supply chains across the world, Andriy Blagovisniy, commercial director at Antonov Airlines, discusses the main challenges facing the airfreight sector.
Views: 2716
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Tough road ahead for the crew change challenge

April 28 - Crew managers attempting to repatriate or relieve seafarers are facing a number of challenges, and these may be the tip of the iceberg for the shipping industry, according to crewing specialist Henrik Jensen.
Views: 2117
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BIFA believes extension of Brexit transition likely

April 28 - With Brexit negotiations between the UK and EU restarting this week, the British International Freight Association (BIFA) has described the UK government’s insistence that it will not ask to extend the 11-month transition period as a very risky move.
Views: 1766

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