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20 February 2017

Mega-Alliances Causing Concerns

Drewry has reported that the upcoming mega-alliances, THE Alliance and Ocean Alliance, are causing ports and shippers concern due to a lack of information, with a leak divulging DP World’s involvement with THE Alliance.

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17 February 2017

Carriers CMA CGM and Zim Join Alibaba

Two container shipping lines, France's CMA CGM and Israel's Zim, have signed up with Alibaba to allow customers to book space on their vessels through the Chinese e-commerce giant, reported Reuters.

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16 February 2017

‘Sheer Velocity of Disruption Increasing’

Aurecon’s Global CEO, Giam Swiegers, has warned that as the speed of change accelerates, the sheer velocity of disruption facing engineering, property, construction and infrastructure organisations is only increasing

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8 February 2017

Alabama to Profit from Florida Cuba Block?

Alabama port representatives have stepped in to pick up the pieces of dismantled trade after Florida Governor Rick Scott threatened to cancel port funding for any Florida port that did business with Cuba

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7 February 2017

New Maritime Hub on the Horizon?

Jamaica has taken the first step towards becoming a viable maritime hub after launching a bid to be elected to Category ‘C’ with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council on February 2, 2017.

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6 February 2017

Drewry: Trump to Benefit Trade?

Drewry's latest Container Insight Weekly has focused on US President Donald Trump raising fears of protectionism and reduced trade, questioning whether his rhetoric is just hot air and to what extent his trade liberalism will benefit trade.

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6 February 2017

London Port Plans Billion Dollar Expansion

A £1 billion expansion will transform Tilbury container terminal, the principal port for London, UK, by adding a deep-sea jetty for ships from Europe and increasing the size of its site from 850 to 1,100 acres — allowing it to accommodate larger ships from Africa, India and the Far East, reported the Financial Times.

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25 January 2017

Navis: Potential of Automation

Port Technology International (PTI) is pleased to announce that Dr Oscar Pernia, VP Operational Innovation with US-based industry giant Navis, has confirmed his place as a speaker for PTI's upcoming Terminal Automation & Training C-Level Networking Conference taking place 19 - 20th April 2017 in London

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25 January 2017

TT Club Presents Award at BIFA Ceremony

At the British International Freight Association (BIFA) Annual Awards Lunch in London on January 19, the global freight insurance specialist, TT Club presented the European Logistics Award

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25 January 2017

Navis N4 3.3 Update Increases Terminal Efficiency

Navis has released N4 3.3, the latest version of its flagship terminal software, offering a broad set of new features and enhancements to make it easier to administer and maintain N4 and achieve greater operational efficiency.

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24 January 2017

UAE’s Ducab Cable Fire Testing Lab Opens

A newly built state-of-the-art fire testing laboratory in the United Arab Emirates is raising the standards of Ducab FlamBICC range of Fire Performance cables to ensure that major loss of property and life can be avoided by eliminating substandard and non-certified cables

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