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Fresh Food trials confirm Fos gateway advantage

Fresh Food trials confirm Fos gateway advantage
Port of Marseille French port Marseille Fos has handled its second consignment under a European Union (EU) pilot project creating sea/rail logistics corridors to slash perishable goods transit times from the Mediterranean basin to central and northern Europe. In the latest test of the Fresh Food Corridors...
May 26th, 2016 | Associations, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

New connections: opportunities for France and the port of Rotterdam

New connections: opportunities for France and the port of Rotterdam
A new rail shuttle and a new inland shipping link. Connections between Northern France and the port of Rotterdam are now better than ever. Five times a week, a train leaves Rotterdam for Dourges, and the inland shipping schedule also includes a number of departures per week. These connections, which...
May 25th, 2016 | Associations, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Container shipping shake-up takes centre stage at 2nd Cool Logistics Asia conference

Container shipping shake-up takes centre stage at 2nd Cool Logistics Asia conference
COSCO joins Maersk, Seabury and APM Terminals at 2nd Cool Logistics Asia conference to assess the changing face of container shipping and impact for regional perishable trades HONG KONG, 28.04.2016 – Turbulent changes in container shipping are likely to rebound on global and regional perishable...
April 28th, 2016 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships | Read More

Rob Flello MP cruises to end of Fellowship with Stagecoach

Rob Flello MP cruises to end of Fellowship with Stagecoach
l to r: Rob Flello MP with Lee Kerr, Driver Manager at South West Trains Rob Flello MP completed his Industry and Parliament Trust (IPT) Fellowship with a visit to South West Trains, part of the major transport group, Stagecoach. The visit took place at Waterloo, the UK’s busiest station, on the 7th of...
April 7th, 2016 | Politics and Government, Rail | Read More

Intermodal Asia returns to Shanghai for 2016

Intermodal Asia returns to Shanghai for 2016
          Intermodal Asia will return to Shanghai from 22nd – 24th March 2016. Last year the second annual Intermodal Asia saw a growth of 30%, as an influx of over 7, 000 visitors joined 130 exhibitors and over 40 speakers, across three days at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition...
February 9th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Internet of Things and Big Data under the spotlight at TOC Asia

Internet of Things and Big Data under the spotlight at TOC Asia
The Marina Bay Sands Hotel were TOC Asia will take place – photo credits: Anny Zade Can the Internet of Things and Big Data analytics revolutionize the way supply chain stakeholders operate and collaborate? London 02.02.2016 – Container supply chains are just setting out on the road to the Internet...
February 2nd, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Intermodal Asia 2016 – Event Features announced

Intermodal Asia 2016 – Event Features announced
REGISTER        CONFERENCE     CONTACT US     PHOTO GALLERY   Three days. Multiple events. One unique business platform…join the Intermodal Asia Experience! The world-renowned Intermodal Asia Exhibition & Conference...
January 27th, 2016 | Aviation, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Registration is now open for Intermodal Asia 2016 in Shanghai‏

Registration is now open for Intermodal Asia 2016 in Shanghai‏
REGISTER        VISITING       EXHIBITOR LIST     PHOTO GALLERY   What Intermodal Asia offers you… Intermodal Asia 2016 will be the intermodal industry’s annual platform in Asia,...
January 13th, 2016 | Associations, Aviation, Canals, Consumers Market, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Transport Security Expo to host 16 influential UK Stakeholder Delegations

Transport Security Expo to host 16 influential UK Stakeholder Delegations
2-3 December 2015 / Olympia London Monday 23 November 2015 – Transport Security Expo is unique in providing a UK Stakeholder Delegations service. Arranged through the show’s expert Advisory Board, key representatives from Government departments and agencies as well as national associations...
November 23rd, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Insurance and Reinsurance, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Marinas, Marine Insurance, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Safety and Security | Read More

London maritime community hears Shipping Minister of India…

London maritime community hears Shipping Minister of India…
Ravi Mehrotra (left) with India Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari London maritime community hears Shipping Minister of India uphold his dynamic reforms,  By James Brewer India’s shipping minister has pledged during a visit to London to forge ahead with his ambitious programme of reforms to shipping,...
November 21st, 2015 | Associations, Charity, Country Profiles, Energy, Events, Holidays, Land Trasnport, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Tourism | Read More

Gold Anchor Global Marina Accreditation launched at METS

Gold Anchor Global Marina Accreditation launched at METS
The new Global Anchor Global Marina Accreditation was launched at METS on 18 November 2015 followed by a formal signing ceremony at Marine House, TYHA and British Marine’s registered office. The initiative is a joint venture between the yacht Harbour Association (TYHA) and the Marine Industries Association...
November 18th, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Logistics, Marinas, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Sailing, Technical, Technology, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

HSH Nordbank makes finance available to Beacon Rail

HSH Nordbank makes finance available to Beacon Rail
Dr. Marcus Kleiner HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank is participating in the refinancing of Beacon Rail Finance (Europe) with EUR 42.5 million. Beacon Rail Finance (Europe) is one of the leading leasing companies for rolling stock with around 200 locomotives, 950 freight wagons and 20 passenger train units....
November 12th, 2015 | Banking, Finance, Rail | Read More

Cotton visit supports Tunisia and Morocco affiliates

Cotton visit supports Tunisia and Morocco affiliates
Cotton with (l) UMT leaders and workers and (r) at TRANSTU Tunisia ITF general secretary Steve Cotton met with union leaders and activists across the transport sectors in Tunisia and Morocco to demonstrate support for the development of the affiliates, which has come as a result of the region having...
November 6th, 2015 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, ITF, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

New block train service from China to Moscow’s MANP terminal

New block train service from China to Moscow’s MANP terminal
Cargo being handled at the MANP terminal near Moscow MANP Terminal near Moscow, part of the GCS Group, has begun handling a new block train service bringing chemicals/chemical products from Urumqi in north-west China. The trains, operated by Transcontainer, a subsidiary of Russian Railways, carry 41...
October 22nd, 2015 | Logistics, Rail | Read More

Rail unions focus on organising and promoting ILO conventions 87 and 98

Rail unions focus on organising and promoting ILO conventions 87 and 98
Around 40 leaders from railway unions in Eastern Europe and Central Asia met with ILO experts and senior ITF representatives in Baku, Azerbaijan from 30 September to 1 October to discuss organising and the promotion of ILO conventions throughout the rail industry. 07/10/2015 – The railway unions...
October 7th, 2015 | ITF, Rail | Read More

Plans unveiled for UK’s first multimodal logistics training centre

Plans unveiled for UK’s first multimodal logistics training centre
Modal Training left to right Sam Whitaker and Patrick Henry Plans for Modal Training Limited, the first organisation in the UK to offer integrated, multimodal logistics training for sea, road, rail and air, as well as a full range of support services, were unveiled today, Thursday 1 October 2015, at...
October 6th, 2015 | Associations, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

All aboard Zsuzsi

All aboard Zsuzsi
At the forest destination. All aboard Zsuzsi – the historic narrow-gauge train that chugs deep into the forests of eastern Hungary By James Brewer  Children and adults alike cheer and wave as the train nicknamed Zsuzsi (Susie) departs from a neat, one-platform station in a quiet suburb of Debrecen,...
October 5th, 2015 | Rail, Tourism | Read More

Sentiment in shipping is deteriorating but high levels of optimism in aviation and rail

Sentiment in shipping is deteriorating but high levels of optimism in aviation and rail
According to the sixth Norton Rose Fulbright “The Way Ahead” transport survey 33% of shipping respondents rate current market conditions as positive, compared with 88% of aviation respondents and 91% of rail respondents 64% of shipping respondents who report negative market conditions blame overcapacity 37%...
July 6th, 2015 | Aviation, Company Profiles, Markets, Person Profiles, Rail | Read More

setec and Royal HaskoningDHV win 12-year contract to manage Canal Seine-Nord Europe

Much-needed logistical link is France’s leading waterways project Paris, France / Amersfoort, the Netherlands,  25 June 2015 – Engineering and consulting firms setec and Royal HaskoningDHV have been selected by VNF – the French navigable waterways authority – to jointly provide programme management...
June 25th, 2015 | Canals, Company Profiles, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Technical, Technology | Read More

HFW Logistics Bulletin

HFW Logistics Bulletin
Welcome to the June edition of our Logistics Bulletin. In this edition we begin by considering the regulation of alliances in the container trade as two new major alliances, the “Ocean Three” and...
June 11th, 2015 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

ITF applauds RUM president reinstatement by Malayan Railways

ITF applauds RUM president reinstatement by Malayan Railways
1 June 2015 – ITF has welcomed news received over the weekend from its affiliate the Railwaymen’s Union of Malaya (RUM) that Abdul Razak, the union’s president, has been reinstated with immediate effect by KTMB (Malayan Railways Ltd). KTMB dismissed 27 RUM leaders and activists and 110 were...
June 1st, 2015 | Associations, HR, ITF, Labour Disputes, Rail | Read More

ITF condemns FWC ruling against Australian rail freight workers

ITF condemns FWC ruling against Australian rail freight workers
30 April 2015 -The ITF has warned the Australian government of an international trade union response to the ruling by the Fair Work Commission that the country’s largest rail freight operator could terminate 12 enterprise bargaining agreements, covering over 6, 000 workers. The ITF executive passed...
April 30th, 2015 | Associations, ITF, Labour Disputes, Legal, Rail | Read More

Latest on TOC Asia 2015

Latest on TOC Asia 2015
TOC Asia 2015 – Major shippers remain sceptical about the benefits conferred by the development of larger shipping alliances Singapore 23.04.2015 – David Panjwani, global logistics director for US machinery manufacturer John Deere said that the emergence of four large east-west shipping...
April 23rd, 2015 | Associations, Canals, Inland Waterways, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

ESPO Conference to shed a first light on Port Regulation approach in European Parliament

ESPO Conference to shed a first light on Port Regulation approach in European Parliament
On 21-22 May, European ports, port stakeholders and policy makers are gathering in Athens for the 12th edition of the ESPO annual Conference. The theme of this year is: “No ports, No energy; No energy, no ports!”. Needless to say, this year’s conference will also dedicate some time to the port...
April 17th, 2015 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, Logistics, Organisations, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Regulatory | Read More

Motoring into a more joined-up era: the challenge which will be posed at the European Short Sea Shipping Conference 2015

Motoring into a more joined-up era: the challenge which will be posed at the European Short Sea Shipping Conference 2015
Jose Anselmo Motoring into a more joined-up era: the challenge which will be posed at the European Short Sea Shipping Conference 2015 Healthy customer demand on key routes coinciding with volatile freight rates and pressures for greater efficiency is among the challenges facing short-sea operators, and...
April 10th, 2015 | Automobiles, Canals, Car trade, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Cruise Ferry, European Union, Events, Exhibitions, Inland Waterways, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, Markets, Organisations, People and Places, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Rail, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Short Sea Shipping, Short-sea shipping, Trade and Commerce | Read More