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Post ImageThe Most Unusual Cargo Ever Shipped

15th July 2021

Given that logistics allows for nearly anything to be transported with enough preparation, there have certainly been quite a few odd pieces of cargo.

Post ImageWhat Is The Shipping Forecast?

13th July 2021

One of the oldest and most curious radio broadcasts that has been played with very few exceptions four times every day is the venerable shipping forecast.

Post ImageEgyptian Authorities And Owner Of Ever Given Reach Settlement

9th July 2021

The Japanese owner and insurers of the massive container ship that got stuck in the Suez Canal in March, blocking shipping for almost a week, have finally reached a settlement with Egyptian Authorities.

Post ImageUK In Talks To Join Trans-Pacific Trade Agreement

29th June 2021

The UK has begun talks to join the CPTPP, which would provide a major free trade agreement with 11 different countries.

Post ImageBIFA Reminds Members About Support For Apprentices

18th June 2021

From 1 June, employers of all sizes in England can apply for extra funding to help take on new apprentices.

Post ImageRamifications Of Suez Canal Blockage Increase Shipping Rates

11th June 2021

After the blocking of the Suez Canal, global shipping is still feeling the effects as shipping rates continue to rise.

Post ImageUK Chamber Of Shipping Announces Maritime G7 Meeting

29th May 2021

The UK Chamber of Shipping has announced plans for a global online meeting with an agenda that will address trade barriers and improving collaboration on green R&D initiatives.

Post ImageLogistics UK Warns Of Rising Costs

27th May 2021

The trade association has warned that the cost of moving goods and services is likely to increase in the short to medium term, as the economy feels the impact of the pandemic.

Post ImageOcean Freight Rate Continues To Increase

19th May 2021

The last year has seen a large rise in the amount of freight being transported by sea - and the latest data shows the trend continues to be upward.

Post ImageShipping Container Shortage Threatens Supply Chains

11th May 2021

A logistics firm is warning that the continuing shipping container shortage is having a serious impact on international supply chains.

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