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It’s Time for an Industrial Inquiry Commission into Ports and Automation

Aug 03, 2023

A new tentative agreement was reached on July 30 between the two groups involved in a labor dispute affecting British Columbia ports with the help of the Industrial Relations Board.At the beginning of July, about 7,400 port workers went on strike for 13 days over issues including automation…

South Africa: Feedlot Manager Arrested for Dehorning Rams Bound for Sea Transport

Jul 28, 2023

The Feedlot Manager of the live export company Al Mawashi has been arrested in South Africa after animal welfare inspectors found over 126 rams with their horns cut off - in an attempt to make them eligible for export by sea to Kuwait.The dehorning…

Marine Assekuranz, Fram Insurance Brokers Form JV "Marine Alliance"

Jul 12, 2023

Marine insurance brokers Marine Assekuranz from Hamburg and Fram from Norway are joining forces. With the core expertise in insuring ships and transports worldwide for decades – now they are joining forces under the umbrella of the 'Marine Alliance'…

Canada Clamps Down on Cruise Liners Dumping Sewage

Jun 26, 2023

Canada on Friday banned cruise ships from dumping sewage and dirty water close to shore, and said it would impose fines of up to C$250,000 ($190,000) for offending vessels.A range of anti-pollution measures introduced on a voluntary basis in April 2022 will become obligatory with immediate effect…

White House Says West Coast Port Negotiations Show Some Progress

Jun 13, 2023

West Coast port employers and the union representing 22,000 workers have 'overcome some sticking points' in tense labor talks that have entered their 13th month, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters on Tuesday.Acting U…

Biden Encourages Continued Collective Bargaining in US Ports Dispute

Jun 07, 2023

U.S. President Joe Biden has urged both sides in the West Coast ports labor dispute to continue collective bargaining, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said on Wednesday, adding acting Labor Secretary Julie Su was actively engaging with the parties…

Retailers, Manufacturers Urge White House to Mediate in West Coast Ports Labor Dispute

Jun 05, 2023

Groups representing major retailers and manufacturers urged the White House on Monday to intervene in contentious West Coast port labor negotiations, citing worries about shipping disruptions during critical holiday shopping seasons.The call…

US West Coast Port Labor Unrest Continues Amid Pay Quarrel

Jun 05, 2023

The largest terminal at Southern California's Port of Long Beach closed on Monday as dockworkers who have been working without a contract since July rally for better pay.The Port of Long Beach is the second-busiest U.S. container terminal and a key trade gateway…

Ukraine Says Russia Prevents Black Sea Grain Deal Port Operating

May 23, 2023

The Ukrainian port of Pivdennyi has halted operations because Russia is not allowing ships to enter it, in effect cutting it out of a deal allowing safe Black Sea grain exports, a Ukrainian official said on Tuesday.The Black Sea Grain Initiative signed by Russia and Ukraine last July…

Alaska LNG Project Clears Legal Hurdle

May 17, 2023

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday rejected a lawsuit filed by environmental groups challenging federal approvals needed to construct a $39 billion project that would move natural gas from Alaska’s North Slope across the state.A three-judge panel of the U…

Macquarie Expects $1 Billion from Sale of US Port Terminal Operator Ceres

May 09, 2023

Australia's Macquarie Group Ltd is looking to sell its North American port facilities business, Ceres Terminals, for about $1 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday citing sources familiar with the matter.The financial conglomerate…

DNV Launches Real-Time Emissions Data Verification Solution

Apr 19, 2023

DNV has launched Emissions Connect, an emissions data verification engine and data management platform designed to help the maritime industry accurately assess and work with emissions data.The solution provides a trusted, verified source of…

Norden Offers Carbon Inset Tokens

Apr 18, 2023

Danish bulk shipping company Norden has partnered with 123Carbon and its partners, AllChiefs and Verifavia, to commence offering carbon inset tokens through 123Carbon’s newly developed platform.With the platform, Norden will now be able to tokenise…

Berlin Reviewing Decision to Allow Chinese Investment in Hamburg Port Terminal

Apr 12, 2023

Berlin is reviewing its decision to allow China's Cosco to take a stake in one of logistics firm HHLA's three terminals at the Hamburg port, a spokesperson for the German economy ministry said on Wednesday.Responding to a question about the…

Operation TIN CAN Targets Rip-On/Rip-Off Concealment

Apr 04, 2023

A major joint operation organised by the Australian Border Force (ABF), World Customs Organization (WCO), the World Shipping Council and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has led to 43 arrests and more than 100 drug seizures, including 98…

Logistics News

Herculaneum Port Site Cleared for Redevelopment as Intermodal Hub

Herculaneum Port Site Cleared for Redevelopment as Intermodal Hub

Spain's Ports See Goods Traffic Rise as Red Sea Crisis Continues

Spain's Ports See Goods Traffic Rise as Red Sea Crisis Continues

UK Chamber of Shipping names Hatcher Chief Executive

UK Chamber of Shipping names Hatcher Chief Executive

Ukrainian Grain Destroyed in Poland

Ukrainian Grain Destroyed in Poland

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