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IRU is celebrating 50 years of representation to the EU today with a special anniversary event featuring EU authorities, government ministers and industry leaders who will debate the past, present and future of road transport.

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The bustling city of Budapest is gearing up to host one of themost highly anticipated events in the logistics and supplychain industry, the WOF & BUD Cargo Forum. This two-daygathering, taking place on 27th-28th September 2023, promises to bring together industry leaders, innovators, and key stakeholders for an immersive experience of knowledgesharing, networking, and celebration of excellence.

Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM) made its mark in the Baltic states back in 2003, when it established the CSM Baltija office. This strategic move ensured a steady supply of highly skilled crews for the Columbia Group. Under the leadership of Elena Kononova, a dedicated team of just three individuals initially served the needs of six product tankers in the Columbia fleet. However, it didn't take long for the office to expand, with staff numbers growing and the crew count reaching an impressive 700 seafarers. Swiftly, CSM Baltija solidified its reputation as one of the premier recruiters in the local crewing market.

Paris, 6 June – UNESCO welcomes Australia’s decision to implement urgent new protection measures to safeguard the Great Barrier Reef recommended by UNESCO. The measures include a ban on fishing with gillnets. The Australian government formalized its commitments in a letter addressed to Audrey Azoulay, the Director General of UNESCO this week.

Paris, 6 June – The Member States of the Executive Board of UNESCO have approved the proposal of the Director General to hold a global dialogue to develop an ethical framework for the growing and largely unregulated Neurotechnology sector, which may threaten human rights and fundamental freedoms. A first international conference will be held at UNESCO Headquarters on 13 July 2023.

With queues reaching 70km, a solution to the Brenner pass bottleneck continues to escape EU governments and authorities. Discussions may no longer be enough; the EU Commission should open its legal toolbox.

Paris, 1 June - On 8 June at 16.00 CET, UNESCO will hold a press conference at its headquarters (Paris) to present the results of the international underwater archaeological mission conducted in August and September 2022 in the banks of Skerki (Tunisia) and the Sicilian Channel (Italy) in the Mediterranean. For the first time, scientists from 8 countries on both shores of the Mediterranean studied the wrecks together, under the auspices of UNESCO, as part of a project led by Tunisia and a project led by Italy.

Shipping is so global, that only a truly global regulator such as the International Maritime Organization can provide the level playing field needed for this diverse industry and all the nations it serves, says INTERCARGO.

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Maritime professionals need to be up- and reskilled on a large scale. Rapid emerging techno- logies, digital transformation on ships and in ship operations, and an increased focus on sus- tainability require future-proof skills.

AAL Shipping has recently transported eight giant juice tanks safely on a single sailing from Taicang Port in China to Setúbal in Portugal, 50 kilometres south of Lisbon. Carried on its 31,000 deadweight mega-size A-Class heavy lift vessel, AAL Kobe, and along its popular ‘Asia – Europe’ Trade Route, the cargo will be used in a vessel conversion at the Lisnave Shipyard.

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Reflecting the growing use of controlled atmosphere (CA) technologies to maintain quality of fruits and vegetables over extended shipping times, Pacific International Lines (PIL) has successfully transported its first shipments of avocados from Kenya to Brunei using Carrier Transicold’s innovative EverFRESH® CA system. Carrier Transicold is a part of Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR), global leader in intelligent climate and energy solutions.

Mobility Package 1 negotiations resulted in a last-minute deal among legislators that focused mainly on goods transport. This left coach tourism drivers with driving and rest time rules not suited to their work. IRU welcomes the European Commission’s proposal, which is a step in the right direction that will benefit coach tourism drivers, passengers and operators.

Cargo Club Forwarders from Spain is excited to announce its participation as an exhibitor in the upcoming SIL Barcelona 2023 exhibition, with its 25th anniversary.

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide a €40 million quasi-equity investment into Wingcopter GmbH, a European leader and pioneer in unmanned delivery drone technology and related services. Founded in 2017 in the German state of Hesse, Wingcopter’s electrically powered unmanned aircraft are already delivering goods as part of several small-scale commercial and humanitarian projects. 

Improving communication, security and data management, digital twin ports, sea and land traffic management system – this and more will be discussed during the upcoming, third edition of Ports 4.0 Conference organized by the Baltic Ports Organization. Be a part of this valuable industry meeting held in Riga, Latvia on June 20th. Participation is free of charge.

 

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