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Dachser gains car makers’ security mark

Dachser has obtained TISAX Level 2 certification, the internationally recognized standard for information security and data protection in the automotive industry. (TISAX stands for Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange.) Dachser has held ISO 27001 certification for more than a decade and has repeatedly demonstrated conformity with German Federal information security standards for critical infrastructure. Chief development officer with responsibility for IT security, Stefan Hohm, said: “Success in the TISAX assessment is ... [+]

Lufthansa Cargo to fly first freighters from Munich

Lufthansa Cargo is to operate freighters from its south hub at Munich for the first time from 6 July with a twice-weekly A321F flight with Istanbul. Munich is already an important centre for Lufthansa’s bellyhold capacity and the airport authority has been pushing the carrier ... [+]

Air France KLM takes up Solar Challenge again

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo has renewed its partnership with the Brunel Solar Team for the 2024 Sasol Solar Challenge in South Africa in September. It will handle air transport and related logistics for the team’s solar vehicle, the Nuna 12s and, to minimise environmental ... [+]

Antwerp-Bruges joins green corridor

The Port of Antwerp-Bruges has joined the Port of Gothenburg, North Sea Port, and DFDS in the Green Shipping Corridor project and aims to have two DFDS ammonia-fuelled ro-ro vessels in service between Sweden and Belgium by 2030. This could potentially be the world's first ... [+]

Forth Green Freeport is go

Forth Green Freeport is open for business and its three tax sites at Grangemouth, Rosyth and Mid-Forth (Leith and Burntisland) are live as of 12 June following approval from the Scottish and UK Governments. The public / private consortium, which is chaired by Dame Susan Rice ... [+]

Bournemouth ready for the rush

Bournemouth Airport and handler Cargo First are gearing up for peak season, with resident operator European Cargo due to bring additional A340-600 freighters on stream shortly to cater for growth in Far East to UK e-commerce. European Cargo already operates three converted Airbus A340-600 freighters on ... [+]

Venice Biennale and the fine art of shipping

The Venice Biennale is not only the oldest, but arguably the most revered art exhibition in the world. It is also almost certainly the largest with a record 331 artists from over 75 countries invited to participate in 2024, attracting an anticipated 800,000 visitors between ... [+]

Greenock takes delivery of second crane

The port of Greenock has taken delivery of the second of two ship-to-shore crane. They will help accommodate increased demand from cargo owners and support growth in transatlantic trade. Their capabilities have already been key in securing new routes, include a new weekly deep sea ... [+]

UK and Australia funding for Freeport East innovator

Freeport East’s Hydrogen Zero Emission Maritime (HyZEM) project is to receive £1.44 million from Innovate UK and a similar sum from Australia's Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water.  HyZEM focuses on developing low-carbon green hydrogen technology for high powered workboats. The partnership was ... [+]

Electric wagons roll in Hamburg

Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) put the first electrically powered trucks into operation at its in-house freight forwarder Container-Transport-Dienst in June as parts of its sustainability strategy. CTD will initially be using the Volvo FHs for container transfers in the Port of Hamburg and data ... [+]