The number of passengers carried in April increased by 14.8% year-on-year while capacity growth remains strong

Transport by road is vital for Europe, carrying around three quarters of inland freight in the EU. However, the truck parking areas where drivers rest are insufficient or in desperate need of an upgrade. Now employers’ organisations and trade unions in European road transport have joined forces to request action from the EU and its Member States’ to create a denser network of safe and secure truck parking areas (SSTPAs) offering appropriate services. The Social Partners, IRU and ETF, met EU Transport Commissioner Bulc to call for dedicated support mechanisms and incentives to ensure the necessary policies and funding.

Two Greek shipping companies, Avin International LTD and Nicos I.V. Special Maritime Enterprises, were sentenced Friday in the Eastern District of Texas on charges stemming from several discharges of oil into the waters of Texas ports by the Greek-flagged oil tanker Nicos I.V.


The 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill continued unabated for months due to a blowout preventer failure (NOAA)

Pembroke Port, a bulk, breakbulk, project and heavy lift cargo handler, is attending Breakbulk Europe 2019 to present Pembrokeshire's extensive cargo handling, shipping and engineering proposition.

The Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020) has received written approvals and no-objection letters from several Port Authorities around the world indicating they have no intention of banning the use of open-loop scrubbers in their waters.

On Tuesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced that they have reached a tentative agreement with President Donald Trump for a $2 trillion infrastructure plan, which would fund improvements to America's waterways, roads, bridges and broadband internet links. According to Schumer, the three leaders agreed in principle on the number, but many points will still have to be discussed, particularly the source of funds.

The Essex Police, the UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) are launching a year-long trial to test the use of drones in search and rescue applications. The trial, which kicks off today, will provide HM Coastguard's rescue teams with more aerial search assets. Essex Police’s Drone Unit will provide the drones as a service, and the partners expect that the new tool will give SAR teams a better way to search hazardous coastal areas and evaluate risks before sending in human rescue teams.

Numerous networking opportunities will be on offer to the breakbulk cargo community when the inaugural AntwerpXL opens its doors on 7-9 May 2019. Key figureheads within the breakbulk, RoRo and heavy lift industries will be amongst those keen to make new connections and learn from the brightest industry minds.

First container ship at the new ICAVE terminal – Naming ceremony held during the 500th anniversary of the Mexican city and port

VR-Group Ltd (implementing company VR Maintenance Ltd) has won the bidding process for the lifetime extension and overhaul of Helsinki City Transport's (HKL) metro trains M100 and M200. The decision on the winner was made by the Helsinki City Transport Board of Directors in its meeting on 18 April. The total value of the project for VR is approximately EUR 30 million.

Newbuilds are already required to comply with the IMO's Ballast Water Convention, and after this September, all existing ships will have to meet its standards by the time of their next IOPP renewal. To cut down the cost of compliance for some vessel types, Damen Green Solutions has designed a containerized, port-based, non-retrofit solution.

At TransRussia, the largest logistics trade fair held in Russia, direct contact between German and Russian partners is an essential factor for staying in business together.

  • Increase in net turnover, gross profit and EBIT
  • EBITDA increase of CHF 118 due to implementation of IFRS 16-Leases
  • Seafreight expands EBIT significantly
  • Airfreight achieves higher margins
  • Overland increases results substantially
  • Contract Logistics continues restructuring Kuehne + Nagel Group

The U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Navy have awarded the contract for the Coast Guard's next-generation heavy icebreaker to VT Halter Marine.

 

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