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image: UK Southampton GAC bunker fuel superyacht Eos Athena merchant vesselsWorld's Two Biggest Sailing Yachts Still Need Bunker Services and Ships Stores
Superyachts Supplied as They Travel the Globe

31 October 2014
SUEZ CANAL – UK – WORLDWIDE – The term ‘bunker fuel’ usually conjures up an image of merchant vessels and oily discharges but sometimes the business can be a little more glamorous. Such was the case when GAC Bunker Fuels specialised ‘Superyacht’ department based in Southampton, England was asked to provide an integrated package of support services at multiple ports for the 93-metre long three-masted Bermuda rigged schooner Eos to smooth the passage of this, the world’s largest sailing yacht, through the Suez Canal.
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image: UK Borneo Indonesia supply chain logistics Orang-utan Appeal UK (OAUK)Supply Chain and Logistics Groups Support Wildlife Appeal
Measures Needed to Protect the Orang-utan From Devastation of Habitat

31 October 2014
UK – BORNEO – INDONESIA – The BiS Henderson Academy, which makes opportunities for talented youngsters looking to enter the world of supply chain services, has joined with the Logistics Guild, funded by the UK government to improve skills in the industry, to support the charity, Orang-utan Appeal UK (OAUK), in its 2015 appeal to raise £300,000 for the rehabilitation and preservation of the endangered orang-utan and the conservation of their habitat.
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image: Eurotunnel Europe rail freight cargo carriage Channel TunnelEuropean Governments Told of Hindrances to More Rail Freight
Channel Tunnel Group Point Out Five Reasons Which Stymie Cargo Carriage on the Tracks

31 October 2014
EUROPE – In these days over press releases littered with surplus adjectives it is nice to see that the latest missive from Eurotunnel, the cross Channel link group is both short and very much to the point. The company points out that, following double digit growth in cross Channel rail freight in the third quarter of 2014, it perceives five major obstacles to the development of rail cargo services on the route.
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image: New Zealand air freight Garuda cargo airlines Australia Federal Court colluded fuel surchargesAir Freight Carriers Win Victory in Cargo Cartel Conspiracy
At Last a Court Verdict Which Sees Two Major Airlines Cleared of Wrongdoing

31 October 2014
AUSTRALIA – WORLDWIDE – One can only imagine the celebrations in certain air freight offices in the Southern Hemisphere at the news that the Australian Federal Court has dismissed antitrust proceedings bought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) against Air New Zealand and PT Garuda Indonesia over allegations that the two companies colluded with other international air cargo carriers to fix fuel and security surcharges on air cargo services around the world.
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image: Australia UK road haulage operator hauliers transport fuel duty freight truckingRoad Haulage Operators Down Under Move Freight More Cheaply with Discounted Fuel Levy
Tax Credits for Australian Hauliers Increase the Disparity in Costs with their UK Cousins

31 October 2014
AUSTRALIA – UK – The introduction of legislation into the Australian Parliament will mean, assuming it is passed into law, that road haulage operators in the country will be shielded from the forthcoming fuel tax hike due to come into force on 10 November 2014. The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) reports that the tax on fuel will increase 0.457 cents per litre from 38.143 cents per litre to 38.6 cents per litre. It will then increase every February and August in line with inflation.
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image: UK freight forwarding logistics apprenticeship DB Schenker Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 supply chainFreight Forwarding and Logistics Group Takes on Another Tranche of Apprentices
Youngsters Have the Chance to Join the World's Biggest Industry

31 October 2014
UK – Having conducted a successful project to handle the complex logistics required to help make the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games the triumph they undoubtedly were, Schenker Limited, the UK arm of the global freight forwarding and transport services provider DB Schenker, has officially welcomed sixteen more young people to its UK National Apprenticeship Programme to start a career within the logistics industry. Projects such as the Games have the power to explain how logistics are an essential part of everybody’s life and enthuse youngsters to forge their own link within the supply chain and join the biggest industry in the world.
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image: Ruslan Yeovil AgustaWestland Karpeles Flight Services air freight forwarding logistics DB SchenkerAnother Successful Project Air Freight Movement for UK Based Group
Helicopter Disassembled and Flown to Africa

30 October 2014
UK – AFRICA - Ruslan International, the UK based joint-venture company that manages and markets the seventeen giant AN-124 freighters belonging to its owners, Antonov Airlines and Volga Dnepr Airlines, has partnered with leading German charter broker Karpeles Flight Services, part of freight forwarding and logistics group DB Schenker, to move a brand new AgustaWestland AW101 helicopter from the UK to Africa by air. The name of the consignee and the specific country of destination have not been released.
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image: CMA CGM France container ships bulbous bows energy fuel consumption emissionsContainer Ships Retrofitted to Cut Energy Consumption and Reduce Emissions
Bulbous Bows Redesigned to Suit Current Conditions

30 October 2014
FRANCE – WORLDWIDE – As every shipping line and member of the logistics supply chain strives to reduce costs and emissions CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container carrier, obviously has no desire to be left behind in the race for efficiency. The French outfit has continued to optimise its fleet’s fuel consumption and reduce emissions by retrofitting ten of its vessels with bulbous bows.
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image: Amsterdam Netherlands Energy Exhibition & Conference offshore oil gas renewables industryAnnual Offshore Energy Event Declared a Success
Amsterdam Hosts a Truly International Exhibition & Conference

30 October 2014
NETHERLANDS – WORLDWIDE – The mark of an industry exhibition is often judged by the amount of international exhibitors it attracts and at the 7th annual Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) held on 28 & 29 October at Amsterdam RAI, 124 of the 630 companies showcasing their solutions and services for the offshore oil, gas and renewables industry were from overseas.
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image: Somalia India pirate captives hijack hostages bitumen tanker OMCI MPHRP container ships bulk freightAll Pirate Captives from Container and Bulk Freight Ships Taken off Somalia Now Free
Criminals Charge 'Postage and Packing' for Return of Hostages from Bitumen Tanker after Four Year Ordeal

30 October 2014
INDIA – SOMALIA – Following the recent release of journalist Michael Scott Moore by Somali pirates, the seven remaining Indian crew members from the bitumen tanker Asphalt Venture have now been released, after being held for over four years. A further payment has been made to secure the hostages’ release, in addition to the $3.5 million ransom that was paid in April 2012 which saw both the vessel and part of her crew freed. The latest events mean no hostages from container ships, bulk freight vessels or tankers remain in captivity, with still imprisoned fishing boat crews rarely attracting the same calibre of ransom or publicity.
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