The ILO’s flagship report on the world of work shows, for the first time, that quality jobs can drive sustained growth in emerging and developing countries.
GENEVA (ILO News) –Countries that invested the most in quality jobs from the early 2000s grew nearly one percentage point faster every year since 2007 than other developing and emerging economies, says a new ILO report. This helped cushion the impact of the global crisis which erupted in 2008.


Report finds illegal gain from forced labour of about 21 million people amounts to three times more than prior estimates.


According to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) report in 2013, China technically has the world's largest recoverable shale gas resources with resources amounting to as much as the USA and Canada combined. This was a notable change compared to the 2011 report and could potentially have a huge impact on the future of the country's energy, significantly reducing its dependence on imported energy.


Africa's ports sectors have many projects underway and more in the pipeline, thanks to growing trade and investment. Imports and exports are increasing and as such, increased capacity is required.


Dominique Lafont, CEO of Bolloré, the number one operator on the continent believes:


"The West-African port landscape is going to change significantly in the coming years.”
Read in-depth interview with Mr Lafont


Interview with Murat Kiran, the President of the Association of the Turkish Shipbuilding Industry, GISBIR

By: Esther Scholz



Record Turnout for “Women in Logistics” Event

Industry Partners: 1 Lucky Draw Sponsors:
The Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals (SCLP) forum held its latest networking function on Thursday 30 May, with the specific Topic of “Women in Logistics” - kindly sponsored by Oriental Logistics and Logistics Executive.



Supply Chain & Logistics Professionals (SCLP) Industry Networking Function....

TOC CSC Asia – putting terminals at the heart of the supply chain


Andy Lane, former Regional Head Asia - Terminal Partnering for Maersk Line, and now an Independent Consultant & Container Operations Expert

Terminal productivity
Recently there have been comments in the maritime media suggesting that the productivity of container terminals in Asia has slipped behind many of their peers in Western Europe. However, Andy Lane disputes this contention.

TOC CSC Asia 2013: Supply Chain leaders to discuss reliable supply chains, capacity management and new market opportunities

toc_asiaAgainst a volatile and unpredictable business environment what can be done to render global supply chains more reliable, or at a minimum how can businesses manage supply chain risk more effectively? These and many other hot topic issues will be discussed at the upcoming TOC Container Supply Chain Asia Conference in Hong Kong, 12-14 March 2013.

In the run-up to TOC CSC Asia, the TOC conference team is polling some of the conference’s key speakers for their take on the most critical challenges facing container supply chains. 


Please read TOC CSC Asia 2013 - Speakers Interviews

 Oversize cargo transportation: Ice has moved

Andrius Sutnikas

Head of Communications
of Klaipeda Science and Technology Park

Every year, more than 60,000 permits to transport oversize cargo are issued in the southern Baltic region. Due to the development of major energy projects, construction and modernization of plants, the number of this type of cargo is increasing; therefore all countries have made efforts the transport of oversize cargo to be smoother and faster.


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