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Maritime Unions Object to What They Consider a Weakening of Domestic Shipping Support

Change in Law Allows for Logical Domain Name Registration

AUSTRALIA – The country's maritime unions, which have been smarting ever since the previously publicly owned shipping company Australian National Line (ANL) was sold to the French container and logistics giant CMA CGM, has again lambasted the national government over its latest actions regarding formerly domestically owned companies.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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Freight and Logistics Staff Turn Out to Run for Transport Charity

Royal Parks Half Marathon Brings Out the Volunteers

UK – International development organisation Transaid received backing from 40 participants, drawn principally from the freight and logistics sector, to take part in the recent Royal Parks Half Marathon, raising more than £14,000 to support its lifesaving driver training and access to healthcare projects in sub-Saharan Africa.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
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Back to Brock as UK Government Prepares for Brexit Delays and Puts the Onus on Drivers

Once Again the Parking Solution on Kent Motorway Surfaces - This Time with Traffic Wardens

UK – The government has announced that Operation Brock will go live on 28 October in a bid to manage any traffic disruption and help keep trade moving in and out of the UK, in the event that the UK leaves the EU with no deal. The government says that it has worked closely with the Kent Resilience Forum to implement the scheme, which is intended to cope with any delays to Europe-bound freight while protecting local roads from bottlenecks and the like.

Monday, October 14, 2019
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How the Major Dutch Ports Intend to Cope with a No Deal Brexit

Agency Cooperation to Try and Ensure Few Delays

NETHERLANDS – UK – Following the boss at the Swedish Port of Gothenburg expressing his view of post Brexit trade comes a joint release from the Netherlands as to how those responsible for moving freight through the major Dutch ports see things developing in case of a no-deal scenario.

Monday, October 14, 2019
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Revamped Canal Sees Record Tonnages as Gas Transits Continue to Increase

Container Traffic Still the Principal User of the Waterway

PANAMA – It seems the extensive works carried out by the Panama Canal Authority (PCA) to widen and deepen the waterway and install even bigger locks at choke points is paying dividends. Although the management processes have not always been without controversy, the expanded canal has been steadily attracting more trade in the past couple of years, with larger Neopanamax ships able to use it, particularly useful for container vessels which make up over a third of the canal traffic.

Monday, October 14, 2019
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As Brexit Looms TV and Workshop Training Sessions Prepare Britain's Freight Forwarders

Logistics Institute Uses Government Funds to Launch Educational Sessions

UK – From October 14th the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport's brand new CILT-TV initiative offering Brexit Readiness training will be available. CILT (UK) has received government funding to provide the training following the unveiling by Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom at the end of August, of a £10 million grant scheme for organisations and trade associations to support businesses in preparing for Brexit ahead of 31st October 2019.

Friday, October 11, 2019
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