Shippers, government, ocean carriers, logistics and port executives gather at TOC Durban event to address challenges of improving trade flows across Africa

Quote of the week:

"Never steal. The government hates competition."

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Strong growth on Asian and American routes continues

Barbara Scheel Agersnap has been appointed new CEO of Copenhagen Malmö Port AB, CMP. Jonas Arkestad will simultaneously become deputy CEO.

Kelvin Hughes is pleased to announce the launch of its latest Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) which is type approved to meet the latest International Hydrographic Office (IHO) and International Maritime Organisation (IMO) standards.

CEVA Logistics, one of the world’s largest supply chain management companies, has won a major delivery contract with leading French-headquartered, multi-national retailer Carrefour. Centered initially on the Paris region, CEVA is responsible for deliveries of soft drinks and dried products to almost 60 stores on a daily basis.

Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), increased by 11.4% in July 2017 compared to the same period a year ago. This was the fourth time in five months that double-digit annual growth was recorded. July’s year-on-year increase in demand is nearly four times higher than the ten year average growth rate of 3.1%.

ICHCA will present this prestigious award to its first recipient the International Maritime Organization (IMO). The Award will be presented by ICHCA at its 65th anniversary conference in recognition of IMO’s significant work to improve safety in the cargo handling industry.

Bronze plaque marks Ostseekai anniversary visit

Russian developers have launched a project for creation of a system that will make a task of taking off and landing of aircrafts and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) on the deck of a ship at sea and ocean development facilities quite a safe operation. The system, described as unique, will be presented by MariNet, the National Technological Initiative (NTI) working group, on the sidelines of the International Exhibition NEVA-2017 in St Petersburg, September 19-21.

 

Stena Line is launching a Group-wide Coffee Campaign (Fri 1st Sept) to support the Mercy Ships charity in their efforts to deliver free, world-class health care to people in need in the developing world.

Port of Tallinn is delighted to host the Baltic Sea Ports & Shipping 2017 exhibition and conference from Wednesday 27 to Friday 29 September at the Radisson Blu Hotel Olümpia, Tallinn, Estonia.

 

Summary

The comparison figures for period ended 30 June 2016 are stated in parenthesis.

Harvesting fish and extracting oil and gas are both important ocean uses. These industries continue to operate and, in some areas, expand their efforts in a shared marine environment. Unfortunately, real and perceived incompatibilities between these two ocean uses may create conflict. This can lead to costly media battles or legal proceedings and exacerbated challenges in the future as the ocean becomes more crowded.

Volkswagen FAW Engine (Dalian) Co., Ltd (VWED), an automotive part manufacturer operating in a jointventure with Volkswagen (China), has signed a two-year agreement with Kuehne + Nagel to manage the inbound logistics operations in the Dalian and Changchun plants from 149 automotive engine part suppliers nationwide.

 

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