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Asendia and Omniva sign a strategic partnership

AJOT | February 07, 2023 | Logistics

Asendia, the joint venture between La Poste and Swiss Post, and Omniva, the Estonian National Postal Operator, have signed a strategic partnership that will help e-tailers expand their sales into established and emerging markets and cover Asendia whole range of e-PAQ services.

Taiwan’s exports fall by most since 2009 as world demand weakens

Bloomberg | February 07, 2023 | International Trade

French trains and oil refineries hit in new pension strikes

Bloomberg | February 07, 2023 | Energy | Intermodal | Rail

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Ryanair demands action after Dublin Airport drone disruption

Bloomberg | February 07, 2023 | Air Cargo | Airports

Ryanair Holdings Plc called for immediate action after illegal drone flying near Dublin airport caused disruption on three of four days over a bank holiday weekend, affecting thousands of travelers.

Jazeera plans to fly on more routes as it posts record profit

Bloomberg | February 07, 2023 | Air Cargo | Airlines

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FAA needs until 2030 to fix safety system that failed last month

Bloomberg | February 07, 2023 | Air Cargo | Airports

US aviation authorities are years behind on updating the critical-alert system that failed spectacularly last month, causing thousands of flight disruptions. Critics say the delay is a threat to passenger safety.

Australia records its fifth straight year of trade surpluses

Bloomberg | February 06, 2023 | International Trade | Commodity

Nepal plane crash probe reportedly shows both engines lost power

Bloomberg | February 06, 2023 | Air Cargo | Airlines

US-EU minerals deal ‘promising’ route, German economy chief says

Bloomberg | February 06, 2023 | Energy | Alternative | International Trade | Commodity

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Scan Global Logistics partners with CVC to further accelerate international growth

AJOT | February 06, 2023 | Logistics

Scan Global Logistics (SGL), headquartered in Denmark, announces that CVC Capital Partners Fund VIII (CVC) has agreed to acquire a majority shareholding in the company from an investor group led by AEA Investors Small Business Private Equity (AEA).

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First section of Houston Ship Channel expansion complete

AJOT | February 06, 2023 | Ports & Terminals

The Houston Ship Channel expansion project, also known as Project 11, continues to make significant progress. Port officials announced that dredging of the first segment extending from Bolivar Roads to Redfish, known as Segment 1A, is complete.  The work was completed on schedule and on budget.

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The EU needs to compete for clean tech sovereignty

AJOT | February 06, 2023 | Energy | Alternative

Governments and institutions around the globe are seeking immediate fixes and long-term solutions to the ongoing energy crisis, exacerbated by the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine. Mainland China, already in pole position in terms of access to critical raw materials (CRM) and processing, is relaxing regulations to encourage energy intensive companies to relocate, while the Inflation Reduction Act in the US at the end of last year offered simple tax breaks enticing companies to set up shop in the country.

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Volvo may move investments to US if Europe’s green-tech push falls short

Bloomberg | February 06, 2023 | Energy | Alternative | Trucking

Volvo AB is joining a growing roster of manufacturers considering moving investments to the US if Europe doesn’t bolster aid in response to Joe Biden’s landmark green subsidy push.

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Global Critical Logistics acquires automobile logistics specialist CARS

AJOT | February 06, 2023 | Logistics

The leading global logistics group for live events, fine art, classic & high-value automobiles, film, television, broadcast, sports and motor sports industries continues to grow its portfolio of specialist services.

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Europe risks new age of protectionism in joining US subsidy race

Bloomberg | February 06, 2023 | Energy | Alternative

Joe Biden’s clean technology law has dragged the European Union into a subsidy fight that may trigger a transatlantic trade war, just as the allies are joining forces against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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French shipping tycoon ramps up M&A hunt with eye on Bollore arm

Bloomberg | February 06, 2023 | Logistics | Maritime | Liner Shipping

French shipping tycoon Rodolphe Saade is ramping up his hunt for acquisitions, with an eye on fellow billionaire Vincent Bollore’s logistics arm as a way to take a greater slice of global trade flows.

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Jumbo Offshore combines precision lifting skills with engineering expertise for Technip FMC job

AJOT | February 06, 2023 | Project / Heavy Lift | Maritime Project

Jumbo Offshore has completed the transportation and wet storage of a riser caisson for Technip FMC. Jumbo carried out the job in October, deploying its heavy-lift vessel Fairplayer to handle the 120-metre long and 1.3-metre diameter caisson.

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Damen presents floating offshore wind support vessel

AJOT | February 06, 2023 | Energy | Alternative | Project / Heavy Lift | Maritime Project

Impressive concept for securing floating wind turbines

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