• Dec2020 Indian SC pg54 MFC Transport

    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Locked-down markets begin a precarious rebound

    2021-02-11T09:30:00+00:00By Chris Lewis

    The Indian Subcontinent region has some of the most exciting opportunities on the planet – but expect the unexpected. The Covid-19 crisis has been a case in point.

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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Ongoing opportunities in maintenance

    2021-02-10T09:30:00+00:00By Phil Hastings

    In addition to new plant projects, the non-renewable energies sector of the power generation industry will continue to produce two other sources of logistics work – maintenance/modernisation/ upgrades at existing installations and the decommissioning of old facilities.

  • Dec2020 UK pg30 Robert Wynn

    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Covid complicates Brexit uncertainty

    2021-02-09T09:30:00+00:00By Sophie Barnes

    It is still early too say with any certainty what the impact of Brexit will be on the UK’s project cargo industry. Speaking with HLPFI before the end of the transition period, some of the UK’s leading logisticians were preparing for delays, others believed there would be more opportunities for forwarders.

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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Pandemic plays havoc with cargo claims

    2021-02-05T09:45:00+00:00By Gregory DL Morris

    The pandemic has had a major effect on the transport of goods, leading to many more insurance disputes. Despite this, there remains a confidence that the shipping industry will recover within a couple of years, writes Gregory DL Morris.

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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Liège Airport anticipates strategic gains will follow Covid-19 crisis

    2021-02-04T10:15:00+00:00By Yvonne Mulder

    Belgium’s largest freighter airport, Liège, says that one positive arising out of the Covid-19 crisis is the wider understanding of the importance of air cargo operations. With a growing number of carriers using the gateway, Liège Airport is well positioned to bounce back strongly.

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    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Power to revive the global economy?

    2020-10-14T10:57:00+01:00By Phil Hastings

    The development of new renewable power generation capacity worldwide may be slowed by the Covid-19 crisis, at least in the short term. Despite that, offshore wind energy is set to be one of the more resilient sectors and is poised for further strong growth.

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  • First load-out of pin piles in South Korea

    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Battening down – until the storm clouds lift

    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.

  • Bertling Mining Project South America

    FROM THE MAGAZINE: Mining sector digs deep to lead logistics recovery

    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.

  • p66 Mammoet has completed its scope at the Dangote projecct in Nigeria.

    FROM THE MAGAZINE: West Africa power projects set to lead the rebound

    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.

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    ​FROM THE MAGAZINE: Expansion in the Horn of Africa

    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.

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    ​FROM THE MAGAZINE: Hopes of recovery after short-term shock

    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.

  • FROM THE MAGAZINE: A world turned upside down

    FROM THE MAGAZINE: A world turned upside down

    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.

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