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image: UK US Puerto Rico Hurricane Irma victims logistics cargo charityThe Friday Freight and Logistics News Round Up Includes Help for Hurricane Victims
News Stories that Didn't Quite Hit the Headlines

20 October 2017
UK – International maritime charity Sailors' Society has opened the doors to its new Southampton Seafarers' Centre at 108 East Street. The centre gives seafarers docking in the city's port, which handles around 14 million tonnes of cargo annually, the opportunity to access support services and free Wi-Fi. The charity's CEO, Stuart Rivers, said:
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image: CLA loading air freight cargo Asia Middle East Dubai CargoLogicAir Cargo Air Line Starts New UK - Middle East - Asia Freight Service
CLA Utilising New 747-8 to the Full

20 October 2017
UK – Dedicated freight airline CargoLogicAir (CLA) has launched its second new scheduled cargo service with a new weekly route connecting London and Frankfurt with Dubai and Hong Kong. Departing from London every Saturday, CLA's new Boeing 747-8 Freighter will offer customers 135 tonnes of cargo capacity per week from Europe to the Middle East and Hong Kong, and a direct Hong Kong-London Stansted service which arrives back into the UK every Monday.
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image: UK US charity Transaid death appointments departures freight logisticsFreight and Logistics Appointments and Departures This Week Include Sad News
From Engineers to Charities and Space Age Transport in the Global Notices

19 October 2017
UK – The Society of Engineers (SOE) has announced the death of its Chief Executive, Ian Chisholm IEng FSOE FIRTE, following a short illness. Chisholm joined in 2001 as an Engineering Executive after spending over 20 years at Waltham Forest College, predominantly as a Senior Lecturer. In 2016, Chisholm became Chief Executive, building SOE into the influential organisation it is today.
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image: US JetPack aviation global logistics B&H WorldwideJetPack Aviation Appoints Global Logistics Partner
New Transport Medium Looks to Expand around the World

19 October 2017
US – WORLDWIDE – B&H Worldwide has been appointed as the Global Logistics Partner for JetPack Aviation, creator of the world's first turbine powered, backpack style JetPack, which made aviation history in late 2015 when CEO David Mayman flew around the Statue of Liberty to demonstrate the company's design and engineering capabilities. Nelson Tyler, JetPack Aviation's Principal Designer built the world's first civilian RocketBelt which was flown at the opening ceremony of the Los Angeles Olympics in 1984.
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image: US Redwood logistics freight World’s Finest Chocolate shippingLogistics Outfit Chosen to be Freight Partner by World's Finest Chocolate
US Group is Shipping the Sweet Stuff

19 October 2017
US – Redwood Logistics has been selected by World's Finest Chocolate (WFC) as its freight transportation management partner. As part of the partnership, Redwood has implemented a highly customized transportation management system (TMS) across World's Finest Chocolate's warehouse, shipping and tracking operations for increased efficiency and added business intelligence. Todd Berger, president and CEO, Redwood Logistics, said:
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image: UK H.E.R.O. Awards search RNLI International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF) SARH.E.R.O. Awards are a Reminder of the Dangers Seafarers Face Daily
Bravery and Contributions to Rescue at Sea Rewarded

18 October 2017
UK – WORLDWIDE – Just occasionally, amongst the standard press releases regarding new premises for a freight forwarding group, or revised road haulage regulations, we receive something that, when properly researched, conjures up genuine emotion. Such is the case when we investigated the stories behind the nominations for this year's H.E.R.O. Awards run by the International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF), plaudits given to exceptional characters performing even more exceptional acts of selflessness in the field of maritime search and rescue.
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image: European Freight shipping Brexit customs transport open letter chaos transitionEuropean Freight, Shipping, Logistics and Trade Bodies Issue Demand that Politicians Clarify Brexit
Business Needs a Seamless Customs Transition to Avoid a Chaos

18 October 2017
EUROPE – Some of the biggest EU business and trade bodies, which cover a whole host of economic activities and include most of the continent's leading representatives for the freight and logistics community have issued an open letter from Brussels strongly urging EU and UK negotiators to put legal certainty and predictability for business and trade at the top of their negotiating agenda.
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image: Nigeria India BIMCO Intertanko cargo oil tankers Seaman Guard Ohio pirate Niger Delta armed guardsArmed Guards Banned as Pirate Threat to Oil Tankers and Cargo Vessels Continues
Nigerian Navy Act Whilst Crew Detained in India Enter Fifth Year of Incarceration

18 October 2017
WORLDWIDE – NIGERIA – INDIA – As the International Chamber of Commerce's International Maritime Bureau (ICC IMB) releases it latest piracy figures for the year so far, Intertanko and Bimco recently met with Rear Admiral Osondo, Nigerian Navy's Head of Standards and Transformation, who was directed to brief the Nigerian Chief of Naval Staff on issues related to security in Nigerian waters. In his briefing, the Admiral expanded on the steps taken by the Nigerian Navy to effectively police its waters, stating that they have started to station floating operating bases in the Niger Delta and, coupled with a new monitoring process supplied by the US Navy, are able to interdict pirates at a very early stage.
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image: UK Hapag container line shipping logistics freight box reuse TEUMajor Liner Operator Adopts Freight Container Reuse System to Minimise Logistics Costs
Application Offers Greater Efficiency for Box Shipping Company

18 October 2017
UK – Hapag-Lloyd has become the first ocean carrier in the United Kingdom to utilise the Avantida reUse container management services platform. The application is designed to integrate the re-use of import containers for export shipments, thereby decreasing overall associated logistics costs for carriers and transport companies whilst also reducing emissions and port congestion. Luc De Clerck, CEO at Avantida, said:
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image: Kuehne + Nagel Eurasian Express multimodal cargo rail freight China Asia Europe logisticsSwiss Logistics Giant Continues to Expand Rail Freight Element of its Multimodal Services
Extension of European - Asian Services Making the Most of the One Belt, One Road Policy

18 October 2017
EUROPE – ASIA – Six months after launching its Eurasia Express rail service, freight forwarder Kuehne + Nagel is continuing to expand its network. For the first time ever, the logistics company is offering shipments from northern China, Japan, South Korea and South-East Asian countries to locations in Europe utilising track borne cargo units in its multimodal operation.
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