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Trade war is changing the shipping industry

Everyone is familiar with the tweets and threats which commenced after America’s tariffs on all imported washing machines and solar panels, imposed on January 2018 and, since then, have been escalated into a trade war mainly between USA and China; two of the three largest economies in the world. While (for

BNSF Logistics Acquires Unlimited Freight

BNSF Logistics, LLC, a leading multi-modal third-party logistics service provider, today announced the acquisition of Unlimited Freight, a New Braunfels, Texas-based 3PL. This further strengthens BNSF Logistics' service offering for flatbed movements across North America and provides additional local resources to support this global company. "We are excited to add Unlimited Freight

Damen delivers 19 vessels for Russian gas project

Damen has officially delivered on-time a complete 19-vessel order to AAS Amur Assets Shipping Limited, a joint venture set up by Combi Lift GmbH to support its role in the construction of the Amur Gas Processing Plant “Gazprom” 150 km from Russia’s border with China. The order is comprised of

Development In Project Logistics Finance

Most non-banking organisations who are trusted with customer funds often use escrow accounts in order to manage those funds. In recent months some Banks have developed alternatives based on block chain technology and with great results. So, what does this mean for the project logistics industry? With these new type of

Shipping Is Too Inefficiency And Needs Overhaul

Zeaborn is very serious when it says "mean and lean". There is enough of fat that can be cut off to save on costs. Stylish Head Offices, just to mention one. "We can deliver ship management spending half the money," the management tells ShippingWatch. Shipping has suffered from inefficiency over the

Mammoet to invests in Teesside for UK growth

Mammoet has delivered a major vote of confidence in the Teesside economy by unveiling its new £7m facility. Dutch multi-national Mammoet is moving into a 30,000sq ft base on Teesside Estate and is forecasting growth of 50% in coming years. The six-acre plant in Thornaby will be the new home for more than 180

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