The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 2.3% in August 2018, compared to the same period the year before. This pace of growth was unchanged from the previous month but was less than half the five-year average growth rate of 5.1%.

On Friday, police in Copenhagen closed multiple bridges and ferries as they conducted a massive manhunt related to a "serious crime."

The Transport committee of the European Parliament has announced support for the the removal of tax barriers for the uptake of shoreside power (cold ironing) this week.

Imperial Logistics International has been named "Best European Warehouse Supplier 2018" by Versum Materials, a leading electronic materials company providing high-purity chemicals and gases, delivery systems, services and materials expertise.

In accordance with the new strategy devised under the leadership of CEO Ville Haapasaari, the Port of Helsinki aims to be the most functional port in the world. Accordingly, the Port will focus its future business operations on services for ship passengers and cargo transport chains.

The fight against bribery and corruption in the shipping world is being led by Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) which is currently the first and the only ship registry to have implemented and be certified for ISO 3700: 2016 related to anti-bribery and anti-corruption standards.

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More than 250 participants had the opportunity to nurture and deepen the good relationship between Hamburg and St Petersburg at the Port Evening staged by Port of Hamburg in St Petersburg. Since 1957 Hamburg and St Petersburg have developed strong economic, cultural, social and scientific contacts. The ports of both cities have had good business contacts for many decades. Now, with the politically tense situation Hamburg and St Petersburg are still maintaining their dialogue and close business cooperation.

In Rostock-Warnemünde today, Minister-President Manuela Schwesig, the Lord Mayor of the Hanseatic and University City of Rostock, Roland Methling, the president of AIDA Cruises Felix Eichhorn and the managing director of ROSTOCK PORT Jens A. Scharner signed a declaration of intent on the joint promotion of environmentally friendly and sustainable cruise shipping at the Rostock location. The central point of the agreement is the building of a shore power installation in Rostock-Warnemünde until the year 2020.

With the global container shipping market currently estimated to be worth $4 trillion and representing almost two thirds the value of total global trade, there have been a number of significant changes over the last few years. In an industry of constant movement, both literally and figuratively, trends are pointing towards a more balanced market between supply and demand within the container segment. The coming year is forecast to see steady overall market growth, the implementation of technological benefits to increase transparency and profitability, the introduction of new tariffs, and further carrier consolidation.

U.S. President Donald Trump has directed the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to proceed with placing additional tariffs on roughly $200 billion of imports from China. The tariffs will take effect on September 24, 2018, and be set at a level of 10 percent until the end of the year. On January 1, the tariffs will rise to 25 percent.

Old grain store demolition work begins

In preparation for the response to Hurricane Florence, which made landfall in North Carolina Friday morning as a Category 1 storm, the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard have pre-staged rescue assets within reach of areas that are likely to face the brunt of the damage.In preparation for the response to Hurricane Florence, which made landfall in North Carolina Friday morning as a Category 1 storm, the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard have pre-staged rescue assets within reach of areas that are likely to face the brunt of the damage.

Fast-growing European logistics operator GBA Services is backing its business confidence with a spend of over £4 million on its largest-ever vehicle purchase - driven by continuing growth in demand and a significant new entry into FMCG store delivery work.

 

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