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Two Materials Handling Giants Cooperate on New Warehouse Development

Crane and Plant Maker Turns to Fork Lift and Racking System Experts

GERMANY – Two of the biggest names in the realm of materials handling are cooperating to outfit a new central spare parts warehouse in central southern Germany. Jungheinrich, best known for its fork lift range, is providing crane and mechanical plant maker Liebherr's subsidiary Liebherr-Werke Ehingen GmbH with all the requirements for the facility.

Thursday, October 29, 2020
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Wind Power Now Firmly Back on the Greener Shipping Agenda as Rotors Set to Retrofit

Like Electric Trucks Century Old Technology Awakens to Harness Natural Forces

UK – FINLAND – For the past few years we have written occasionally about rotor sails, the large tubular contraptions invented a century ago by Anton Flettner which harness the power of the prevailing winds to assist in the propulsion of any vessel to which they are fitted.

Thursday, October 29, 2020
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Stranded Crews Finally Get to Go Home After Two Vessels Held for Three Months

War, Virus and Arrests Bring Misery to Seafarers

ITALY – AZERBAIJAN – Bad enough to be stranded far from home on a ship in the middle of a pandemic, as so many of the world's seafarers have been, let alone to have the vessel arrested by the authorities, unable to reach your family when your own country was under threat of war. That was the scene for 24 crew stranded in the Port of Ravenna.

Thursday, October 29, 2020
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Blissful End to Landmark Demurrage and Consequential Loss Case

Arbitration Judge Discounts Previous Decisions

UK – WORLDWIDE – In a landmark case the English Commercial Court has recently resolved a much-debated question, choosing to disagree with two previous cases and bringing welcome news to ship owners confirming they are not limited to claiming demurrage for delay to a ship should they be held liable to a claim for damage to cargo caused by such a delay.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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Safety at Sea Dedicated Company Takes Out Membership of Global Cargo Handling Association

US Firm In Group Corporate Link Together with its UK Based IT Technology Subsidiary

US – UK – WORLDWIDE – The National Cargo Bureau (NCB), the New York based cargo inspection company tasked with its mission of 'the Safety of Life and Cargo at Sea' and its associated concern, IT solutions group Exis Technologies, have joined the International Cargo Handling Coordination Association (ICHCA) under a group corporate membership.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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Logistics Group Acquires Another International Freight Forwarder as Promised

After Last Year's Big Merger Transport Giant Goes Shopping Again

DENMARK – JAPAN – POLAND – CHINA – It seems the acquisition of freight forwarder Panalpina in 2019 by DSV has not quenched the thirst for more by the logistics outfit. The boss of the Hedehusene headquartered company, Chairman Thomas Plenborg said this time last year that, when the dust settled on the Panalpina deal, more of the same would be considered in '12 to 18 months', and so it has come to pass.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
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The Global Air Industry is on a Flight to Disaster

Horrific Numbers from IATA

WORLDWIDE – The latest analysis by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) refers mainly to the slump in the passenger sector. Such flights are however the principal method of carrying freight, the cargo tucked away in the belly holds along with the luggage. The disastrous outlook that IATA presents is therefore as relevant to the air freight community.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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Regular Monthly Heavy Lift Options Available Despite Uncertain Economic Conditions

Despite the Pandemic It Seems Some Middle Eastern Sectors Continue to Operate

UAE – Despite the prevailing economic headwinds, and one of the most challenging periods in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) 's recent history, with oil price instability and Covid-19 putting economic pressure on local economies, heavy lift group AAL says it is seeing tentative growth in cargo demand and has made a long-term commitment to its Dubai based hub, which officially opened five years ago this month.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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Shipping to or From the EU? Things Getting on Top of You?

Time to Contact a Freight Forwarder Says HMRC

UK – EUROPE – It has taken the UK Government over four years to wake up to what may be needed after the country exits the European Union and now, just a couple of months away from the big Brexit day, it has finally turned to logistics experts to help explain what exactly exporters and importers need to know.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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Vacuum Mooring Solution Touted as a Faster Successor to Ropes and Chains

Traditional Docking Undergoes a Rethink and Cuts Port Emissions

SWITZERLAND – NORWAY – WORLDWIDE – Cavotec, a manufacturer of connection and electrification solutions for the maritime industry, has revealed the latest edition of its automated vacuum mooring solution which it claims will revolutionise the way ships enter and leave ports, mooring in as little as 30 seconds to drastically reduce docking times. The system is to be used to moor the latest generation of autonomous electric vessels in Norway.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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