2020-06-23T12:36:00+01:00By David Whitehouse
Landlocked Ethiopia has liberalised its logistics market as it aims to become a lower-middle income country by 2025. With a dynamic market economy, the country has the potential to become the engine of East Africa.
2020-06-17T13:14:00+01:00By Megan Ramsay
This time last year, confidence in Spain’s wind energy sector was high and the outlook was bullish in spite of long-running political uncertainty. With a coalition government now in power, the country is among those worst hit by the Covid-19 pandemic – but projects are continuing, writes Megan Ramsay.
2020-06-09T10:00:00+01:00By Phil Hastings
At the time of writing, logistics companies generally felt it was too early to say what impact the coronavirus pandemic might have on civil engineering project work around the world. Phil Hastings reports.
2020-06-02T13:55:00+01:00By Gregory DL Morris
Following the shocks of Covid-19 and a plunging oil price, many of Canada’s hydrocarbon projects have been hit hard. However, the renewable energy and infrastructure sectors have been much more steady, writes Gregory DL Morris.
James Campbell, secretary at the European Freight Trades Association (EFTA), provides some practical guidance on credit control policies and procedures in these difficult times.
The life of a project logistician can be dominated by spreadsheets. Could new software and technologies help to streamline process and boost productivity? Chris Lewis reports.
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2020-03-09T12:55:00+00:00By Megan Ramsay
As part of the green energy movement, many companies in the oil and gas sector are diversifying in order to survive – and logistics has a role to play. Megan Ramsay reports.
2020-03-05T10:40:00+00:00By David Kershaw
David Kershaw discusses the Caribbean’s prospects, and pitfalls, with CMA CGM – a container shipping giant that is increasingly targeting heavy and oversize cargoes.
Paul Hoogenhout, senior project engineer at RollDock, discusses some of the proposed changes to Annex 13 of the IMO Code of Safe Practice for Cargo Stowage and Securing (CSS-Code), which provides guidance for the lashing and securing of project cargo.
2019-12-12T10:05:00+00:00By David Kershaw
Lifetime Achievement Award winner at the Heavy Lift Awards 2019, Steve Drugan, senior vice president at deugro (USA), discusses his distinguished career with David Kershaw.
2019-11-19T13:30:00+00:00By Megan Ramsay
Business e-mail compromise scams defrauded approximately USD1.3 billion from organisations and individuals in 2018 – nearly 50 percent higher than in 2017. The logistics industry is particularly exposed to scams of this nature. Megan Ramsay reports.
2019-11-05T17:00:00+00:00By Sophie Barnes
In June, a divided European Union (EU) postponed the decision on opening accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania until October, leaving both countries questioning whether the door is half open, or half closed. Sophie Barnes reports.