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Etihad Airways and Jettainer are extending their cooperation until 2021. The leading international service partner for outsourced ULD management will continue to manage and maintain the container fleet of the United Arab Emirates’ national airline during the next five years. The introduction of intelligent containers, so-called smart ULDs, is also planned for this time frame. Smart ULDs autonomously inform about the containers’ position, temperature or maintenance status.


Quote of the week:
"We all know what to do, we just don't know how to get re-elected after we've done it."
Jean-Claude Juncker ( born 9 December 1954) - Luxembourgish and European politician


Leonardo, a global high technology player in the Aerospace, Defence and Security industries, and Kuehne + Nagel, one of the world’s leading logistics providers, have signed a five year contract.

Shipping is waking up to a new digital age, and two of the most important issues within the maritime transport system, where digitalisation is creating increased opportunity for development and  innovation, are operational efficiency and safety.


‘Gateway Hamburg’ fair stand displays diversity of services in universal port of Hamburg


“MSC Fantasia” plans 21 north Europe cruises from Kiel

The European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) issued a statement to contribute to the Commission’s Maritime Year and to follow up on the Valletta Declaration, the ministerial declaration on maritime transport, adopted on 28 March focusing on competitiveness, digitalisation and decarbonisation.


Drewry’s outlook for dry bulk shipping remains positive given the shrinking supply-demand gap, according to the latest edition of the Dry Bulk Forecaster, published by global shipping consultancy Drewry.


State President Albig approves EUR 9.9 million in funding

Indonesia is poised to finally take a premier position on global trade flows following the recent opening of the New Priok container terminal in Jakarta last August, delegates at the TOC Asia Container Supply Chain event in Singapore heard this week.

70 percent of German logistics companies are in favor of looking into the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to see if it offers them any market opportunities. 64 percent of specialists and executives consider self-driving cars in particular important to their future business success. However, managers also feel that AI may be associated with risks when it comes to acceptance—both among customers as well as their own employees. Those are the results of the LOGISTIC Trend Index 2017, a survey conducted on behalf of the world's leading trade fair transport logistic in Munich from May 9 to 12, 2017.

Intermodal Asia took place 21st-23rd March 2017, welcoming a record number of visitors to its 4th edition in Shanghai, China. With more than 8,500 visitors, 160 global exhibitors and 85 expert speakers, Intermodal Asia successfully brought together the senior decision makers from the container and intermodal industry to network, learn and do business with new and existing customers.

The chances of a creating a fourth container transhipment hub in south-east Asia appear to be growing increasingly slim, delegates at this week’s TOC Asia Container Supply Chain event in Singapore were told.

Expo F has gone into strategic partnership with industry authoritative partners including Central America Data, the region’s largest well-known platform providing specific market statistics. Meanwhile, more and more promotional activities are driving up the numbers of exhibitor brands and visitors from worldwide.


  • Record number of participants: 2,160 exhibitors at transport logistic in Munich from May 9–12, 2017 (increase of 5.4 percent)
  • Several new international pavilions and well-known companies
  • Trending topics: Digitalization, metropolitan logistics and international growth opportunities in an age of “America First”

The full press release is available online and for download here.


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