July 2019

Lufthansa launches next-generation cool container

Lufthansa Cargo has approved the CSafe RAP cool container for transport on its network of airlines, serving over 300 destinations in more than 100 countries. CSafe’s proprietary ThermoCor VIP insulation together with an innovative cooling and heating system maintains a defined payload temperature throughout transport in ambient conditions of -30°C to +54°C - the broadest operating range in the industry. [+]

New network for pharma freight firms

Texas-headquartered International Freight and Logistics Network (IFLN) has launched a new IFLN Healthcare & Pharma network. IFLN’s membership includes major players in the medical and pharmaceutical shipping business, and the new network aims to create a group of specialised logistics companies that offer global door-to-door services that comply to the ... [+]

HERO’s welcome in Southampton

Wallenius Wilhelmsen’s new HERO (High Efficiency RoRo) vessel Traviata has made its maiden call at Southampton. The HERO class has set a new benchmark in energy efficient automotive shipping and can hold 8,000 cars. Her sister vessel, Titus, called in Southampton last summer. [+]

FTA urges potential PMs to draw back from No Deal

The Freight Transport Association has written to both Conservative Party leadership candidates to urge them to consider the impact a ‘No deal Brexit’ would have on UK-EU supply chains. “FTA has worked closely with government over the past three years to develop contingency plans for a No Deal Brexit,” explains James ... [+]

TIACA seeks eco-airfreight champions

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) is calling for submissions to its first Sustainability Award, supported by CHAMP Cargosystems. The free-to-enter award is open to any person or company related to any aspect of the air cargo industry, and entries will need to address issues relating to the sustainable development ... [+]

Barge operator ready for a long, hot summer

With central Europe heading for another long, hot summer, container logistics network Contargo has modified four of its barges to give 10-15 cm more water beneath the keel in very low water conditions on the river Rhine. “We use barges for about 75% of our container transport”, explained Cok Vinke, Managing ... [+]

Young Forwarders get motivated

The British International Freight Association (BIFA)’s Young Forwarder Network (YFN) will host a free professional development event for members near Heathrow on 8 August. Speaker and coach Rudee Bertie will provide insight on how members can increase their confidence and personal brand through better networking. Bertie, has worked in freight forwarding, air ... [+]

ONE to launch South India service

Ocean Network Express (ONE) is to launch a new direct Indian Ocean Service 3 service between South East India, Mediterranean and North Europe. It will offer a fixed day weekly service between ports including Visakhapatnam, Krishnapatnam, Chennai, Tuticorin, Colombo, Cochin and London Gateway. Hapag-Lloyd, OOCL, Yangming and Casco will also participate ... [+]

The homecoming story of an endangered vulture with Turkish Cargo!

Carrying animals under the most real-like conditions in the skies, Turkish Cargo performed another life-saving transportation operation. An endangered griffon vulture, which started flying in Serbia and became exhausted in Sanliurfa after flying 1600 kilometers long on its seasonal migration route, was carried to Belgrade by Turkish Cargo. The 1.5-year old ... [+]

Green teams get busy at PD Ports

PD Ports has held its first ever Green Week across its 13 nationwide locations, hosting a variety of green-themed activities such as planting wild flowers, conducting beach clean-ups, car-sharing and creating planters from old hard hats. The initiative was the idea of the Group’s Environmental Champions. Staff from PD Ports’ Teesside sites ... [+]

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