Friday 19th Jul 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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SOLAS rules ‘misused’, says GSA

Group plans to boost diversity in shipping

The Diversity Study Group is to take a barometer of all aspects of diversity across the shipping sector and establish centre of excellence to improve diversity via a survey to be available in November.

HMM to join THE Alliance

Hyundai Merchant Marine (HMM), the South Korean liner shipping company, is to join THE Alliance as a full member.

H&M backs Maersk’s carbon-neutral shipping product

Fashion retailer H&M is supporting Maersk’s carbon-neutral shipping product, the company has revealed, saying: “It is important to the H&M Group that tangible steps towards the decarbonisation of ocean shipping are taken.”

Four growth drivers for DFDS

DFDS has set out four key growth drivers for the business over the next five years enabling it to increase EBITDA from DKK3.6 billion last year to DKK5.5bn in 2023.

11 new straddle carriers for Forth Ports

Forth Ports is investing in 11 new Kalmar straddle carriers – six have already been delivered to the London Container Terminal at Tilbury, and five will be delivered to Grangemouth early next year.

Shipping giants join blockchain initiative

CMA CGM and MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company are joining TradeLens, the blockchain-enabled digital shipping platform, jointly developed by Maersk and IBM.

Work starts on Tilbury2

Work has started on construction of Tilbury2, the £200 million port next door to the existing Tilbury docks.