2021-07-15T08:30:00+01:00By Ian Putzger
Increasing rates across all modes are posing serious questions of forwarders moving heavy cargoes contracted months ago. However, in the USA and Europe heavy railfreight operators have been strengthening their fleets, reported strong performances in 2020, and believe the prospects going forwards are promising. Ian Putzger reports.
2021-07-12T08:30:00+01:00By Felicity Landon
With projects cancelled, delayed or just plain difficult, last year was a tough one for the Southeast Asia region – in that, it was not alone of course. However, heavy lift and project cargo specialists in the region are optimistic about the coming months, with Vietnam taking a starring role in the bounce back. Felicity Landon reports.
2021-07-05T08:30:00+01:00By Sophie Barnes
Ahmet Altunkum (pictured), the chairperson of the board of directors of Turkey’s Hareket Heavy Lifting and Project Transportation, stepped into the world of heavy transportation in 1997. Sophie Barnes discusses the company’s journey.
2021-06-28T08:45:00+01:00By Megan Ramsay
Covid-19 hit Spain hard last year with many industries suffering as a result. There were, naturally, consequences for the project cargo community – but more than 12 months since the pandemic took hold, optimism is returning. Megan Ramsay reports.
2021-06-23T12:23:00+01:00By Phil Hastings
Project logistics work in support of the civil engineering sector is set to get a significant boost this year. Economic recovery will be stimulated by the resumption of developments delayed by Covid-19 and anticipated additional investment in infrastructure by many governments. Phil Hastings reports.
Covid-19 is proving to be a double-edged sword in its effects on mining industry demand for air cargo charter services.
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2020-09-17T09:09:00+01:00By Megan Ramsay
Given its heavy reliance on exports, South Korea has been hard hit by the slump in worldwide trade resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic. There are, however, reasons for optimism in the project market – for those who can survive the wait.
2020-09-14T09:00:00+01:00By David Kershaw
Covid-19 disruption and commodity price volatility have caused delays to projects in all industry verticals. Despite the turbulence, mining projects appear to be better placed than most to ride out the crisis, writes David Kershaw.
2020-09-10T09:00:00+01:00By David Whitehouse
Demand for power in West Africa has helped project cargo markets limit the impact of Covid-19. However, future recovery will depend on a solution to the region’s growing maritime security problems, reports David Whitehouse.
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.