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University Study Reveals Poor Levels of Health Amongst Seafarers

Transport Union Trust Charity Funds Research

WORLDWIDE – A new study by Yale University has identified potentially dangerous levels of depression, anxiety and suicide risk among the world's seafarers. Commissioned by the ITF Seafarers' Trust charity, this authoritative and comprehensive survey of the state of seafarers' mental health exposes risks and proposes actions that can be taken to address the problem.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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Forwarder Expands European Road Freight Network with New Acquisition

Dutch Logistics Firm Snapped Up by Swiss Group

NETHERLANDS – Kuehne + Nagel is further expanding its European road freight network with the acquisition of the overland and logistics activities of Rotra. Stefan Paul, Member of the Management Board of Kuehne + Nagel International AG, responsible for Overland, said:

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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Logistics Group Shows Commitment to the Military Community

UK Freight Arm Signs Armed Forces Covenant

UK – CEVA Logistics is demonstrating its commitment to the military community and their families in the UK by signing the Armed Forces Covenant. The Covenant recognizes the value of serving personnel, both regulars and reservists, veterans and military families, contribution to business and Great Britain.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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Vietnamese Shipping and Shipbuilding Industry Under the Microscope

Half Day Conference Looks to the Future

VIETNAM – SINGAPORE – The Asia Pacific Maritime (APM) 2020 exhibition and conference which will take place between 18 and 20 March 2020 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Singapore, organised a half-day Vietnam Maritime Event in Ho Chi Minh city where local and regional speakers shed insights into issues impacting the Vietnamese and global industries. Yeow Hui Leng, Group Project Director, APM said:

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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Road Haulage Drivers Say Government is Pulling Their Chain Over Lack of Facilities

Freight Group Engaged in Lobbying on World Toilet Day

UK – The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has used today, November 19 or less-commonly known as World Toilet Day, as a reminder that many of the UK's HGV drivers are still deprived of the United Nations (UN) Human Right to sanitation due to the lack of toilet facilities on the national road network.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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Transport Charity Gains Support from Warehousing Fulfilment Group

Another Supply Chain Company Signs Up as Corporate Member

UK – International development organisation Transaid has welcomed warehousing fulfilment and contact solutions specialist Prolog Fulfilment as the latest supporter to enrol in its growing corporate membership programme.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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IMO Meets to Discuss the Future Targets for Vessel Emissions

Decisions Delayed on Mandatory Regulations

UK – WORLDWIDE – The meeting of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London last week, criticised in advance in some sections of the media, to discuss how the global shipping industry can reduce or eliminate harmful emissions, has agreed that setting goals is the best way to decarbonise in the short-term.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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New Freight Booking Distribution Deal for Air Cargo Carrier

Airline Aims for Improved Service with e-platform

WORLDWIDE – Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, has augmented its digitalisation strategy by signing a distribution agreement with cargo.one, the multi-airline e-booking platform.

Monday, November 18, 2019
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