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Discover an amazing new surprise every day! Games, stories and great prizes – behind every door of our virtual advent calender entertaining, informative and sometimes weird stories do await your attention. So have a looke whenever you can! We wish you lots of fun and a hopefully relaxed Christmas season. Your DHL Freight Connections editorial […]

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Maersk Completes Hamburg Süd Acquisition

 The transaction between Oetker Group and Maersk Line for Maersk Line’s acquisition of Hamburg Süd, the German container line, was closed on 30 November 2017.   On 1 December 2016, Maersk Line announced its intention to acquire Hamburg Süd. The acquisition triggered a regulatory approval process in 23 jurisdictions which was successfully concluded on Tuesday […]

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Cosco, PSA Launch New Berth in Singapore

 China’s Cosco Shipping Ports (CSP) is launching a new berth at its joint venture container terminal – Cosco PSA Terminal (CPT) – with PSA Corporation in Singapore.   The two parties inked a memorandum of understanding on Thursday for the berth, which will be Cosco Shipping Ports’ third at the Pasir Panjang Terminal. Established in […]

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CMA CGM Merges Multimodal Subsidiaries

 The CMA CGM Group announced it will merge its subsidiaries MacAndrews and OPDR effective January 1, 2018.,  in line with the Group’s strategy to develop its intra-regional activities Headquarters will be located in Hamburg.   The union between these two companies specialized in intra-European transport enables the CMA CGM Group to strengthen its multimodal offer in Europe, particularly […]

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The Top Logistics News Stories of 2017

The Logistics Management editors have hand picked the most influential news stories impacting the Logistics and Supply Chain markets in 2017. Read about the impact of some of the biggest developments in the market all in one place. From details about the Food Modernization Act, mergers and aquisitions, and new trucking regulations, these events have […]

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Cyber attack launched against prominent ship broker and international consultancy

By Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor · November 30, 2017 Clarksons PLC, the London-based shipbroker and ocean cargo consultancy, has confirmed that it is the latest victim of a sensational cyber attack. The violation comes in the wake of the security breaches committed against Maersk Line and FedEx subsidiary TNT Express earlier this year. Clarksons confirms […]

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Electronic air waybill growth takes a breather in October

Recent market share gains by electronic air waybills (e-AWBs) went into reverse in October, according to the latest IATA figures. The penetration of international airfreight markets by e-AWBs fell slightly to 50.8%, compared with 50.9%. This brought to an end the upward trend in the index seen over the past 12 months. The e-AWB penetration […]

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Less than Container Load service by sea from Asia to Europe

They say “sharing is caring”. This is most certainly true, not least when it comes to moving goods. Shipping empty containers is hugely wasteful. Sharing space, on the other hand, contributes to a more sustainable environment – and also provides one or two advantages for shippers. At Greencarrier Freight Services, we recently improved our LCL […]

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Weekly Rail Traffic for the Week Ending November 25, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – For this week, total U.S. weekly rail traffic was 463,602 carloads and intermodal units, up 2.4 percent compared with the same week last year. Total carloads for the week ending November 25 were 230,326 carloads, up 0.2 percent compared with the same week in 2016, while U.S. weekly intermodal volume was 233,276 […]

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Cargo Connection announced new member TIS Logic in the Netherlands

By: AJOT | Nov 30 2017 at 06:56 AM Cargo Connections announced TIS Logic BV as new members in the Netherlands. With offices in Rotterdam and Amsterdam, they offer a complete range of air and ocean freight services. Managing Director, Edwin Bodenstaff: “After more than 25 years of experience in the logistics, it was time […]

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VTG Rail Logistics transports 600,000 freight tons to Russia for the Linde Group

By: AJOT | Nov 30 2017 at 07:08 AM Transportation of a total of 600,000 freight tons of general cargo to Russia to build one of the world’s largest natural gas processing plants VTG Rail Logistics’ Project Solutions department assumes complete responsibility for global logistics services Hamburg – One of the world’s largest natural gas […]

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CMA CGM merges European subsidiaries MacAndrews, OPDR

Ocean carrier OPDR merge with fellow subsidiary MacAndrews, announced parent company CMA CGM on Thursday.    The French maritime shipping conglomerate the CMA CGM Group will merge two of its subsidiary lines, MacAndrews and OPDR, effective Jan. 1, 2018, the company announced.    The two subsidiaries specialize in intra-European ocean transport; MacAndrews was acquired by […]

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Production begins on Matson

   Shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO has begun construction of two new combination container and roll-on/roll-off (con-ro) vessels for the Hawaii fleet of Honolulu-based Pacific cargo carrier Matson that are scheduled for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2019 and second quarter of 2020, respectively, Matson said in a statement.    After a small Nov. 29 ceremony […]

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