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image: BIMCO Shipping Key Performance Indicator (KPI) fleet shipowners BIMCO Re-Launches Shipping Key Performance Indicator (KPI) Tool
Anonymous Data Means Users Can Track Similar Fleets Securely

23 February 2018
WORLDWIDE – BIMCO is re-launching its Shipping Key Performance Indicator (KPI) after two years of redesign, intended to better help shipowners and managers make strategic decisions about their fleet. Shipping KPI is based on self-reporting by its associated 300 companies with a total fleet of 6000 ships. It enables users to compare performance parameters between ships of similar type, tonnage, trades or flag states, while remaining anonymous.
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image: UK Singapore freight news logistics stories supply chainSome Stories from the Multimodal Freight and Logistics Press This Week You May Have Missed
A Variety of Trade International News Pieces

23 February 2018
SINGAPORE – It has been a good year for aerospace logistics company B&H Worldwide so far. Firstly last month the UK headquartered group picked up the 2018 BIFA Freight Service award for Supply Chain Management, followed now by being awarded a two year contract to manage the warehousing operation and storage of spare parts for VSE Aviation at the logistics group's regional hub in Singapore.
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image: UK Switzerland cargo freight staff appointments Staff Movements in the World of Cargo Around the Globe
Professional Appointments and Departures

23 February 2018
SWITZERLAND – SBB Cargo International has announced the appointment of Sven Flore as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, effective July 2018. Current CEO, Michail Stahlhut is moving to the combined transport operator Hupac Intermodal where he will become the CEO, from August 2018. Hupac Ltd, which owns 25% of SBB Cargo, has also announced that after a two year transitional phase the Board of Directors will transfer the management of the parent company to Stahlhut.
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image: UK shipping line container logistics freight forwarding DP World London Gateway CMA CGMAnother Major Container Shipping Line Moves Into Thames Riverside Deep Water Port
DP World's London Gateway Gets Another Freight Forwarding and Logistics Tenant

23 February 2018
UK – CMA CGM, the world's third biggest container shipping line, has announced that it is to take a long-term lease and invest in a build-to-suit, multi-temperature warehouse facility at DP World London Gateway Logistics Park. The CMA CGM Group will occupy, through its international freight forwarding and logistics solutions subsidiary, a one hectare cold store facility within a 2.4 hectare logistics plot development on the River Thames and located close to main road access into the London area.
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image: UK US Canada Australia fork lift truck handing freight logisticsNew Entrant in the Fork Lift Truck Attachment Sector Will Interest Freight and Logistics Operators
Product Range Revealed to International Materials Handling Market

23 February 2018
UK – US – CANADA – AUSTRALIA – With office in all four countries SumoSafe Global is a new company offering a range of products which it says can significantly reduce damage to palletised loads during the lift truck handling process and make forklift trucks safer to operate. The range of types of goods handled will doubtless make the company's products very popular with freight and logistics operators who handle a multiplicity of cargoes. SumoSafe's co-founder, Simon Ross commented:
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image: Djibouti UAE DP World port logistics freight container terminal seized Government Seize Freight Container Terminal from Port and Logistics Group
Amid Cross Accusations Assets Appropriated Despite Court Decision

23 February 2018
DJIBOUTI – In an astonishing move by the government of Djibouti, the Doraleh Container Terminal S.A. has been 'seized' according to a statement from operating concessionaire, and 33% stakeholder, port management group DP World. The freight terminal is operated under an agreement negotiated in 2006 and has consistently produced profits every year since that time. DP World says it is the largest employer and biggest source of revenue in the country and this is a cynical move following extensive international court action.
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image: Denmark China Germany freight container shipping line Maersk Hamburg Süd boxes Freight Customers Will See Separate Identities for Container Shipping Lines Despite Merger
New Batch of Boxes Shows Individual Carriers Remain Together Yet Apart

23 February 2018
DENMARK – GERMANY – CHINA – When the purchase of rival container shipping line Hamburg Süd by world number one in the market Maersk was approved by European regulators last year, admittedly with some reservations, there will have been many in the freight trade who may have assumed this would soon mean the end of the iconic German line with a pedigree dating back almost 150 years.
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image: Korea LNG fuelled bulk carrier cargo vessel new generation ship logisticsLogistics Group Takes Delivery of World's First LNG Fuelled Bulk Carrier
Revolutionary Cargo Vessel Design Paves the Way for a New Generation of Ships

22 February 2018
SOUTH KOREA – Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) has delivered the world's first LNG-fuelled bulk carrier to South Korea's Ilshin Logistics. Under the dual-class of Lloyd's Register (LR) and Korean Register, the 50,000 dwt bulk carrier, the Ilshin Green Iris has been verified to be in compliance with the International Gas Fuel (IGF) Code and will transport limestone cargoes in the Korean coastal trade for steelmaker POSCO.
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image: UK Stansted air freight passenger cap cargo expansionProposed Stansted Airport Expansion Will Benefit Air Freight Community
Big Jump in Passenger Numbers Cap Would Mean Extra Cargo Space

22 February 2018
UK – London Stansted has announced plans to expand the Airport's operations, raising the current cap on the number of passengers it is permitted to serve from 35 million passengers per annum (mppa) to 43mppa, while committing to remain within current approved limits on aircraft noise and flight numbers. Though mainly geared towards increasing passenger numbers, Stansted's air freight services would undoubtedly see the benefits with increased belly-hold cargo availability, especially on long haul flights.
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image: UK Business on the Move multimodal 2018 freight shipping logistics training aidFreight and Logistics Training Game Looking for Updates from Shipping Industry Stakeholders
You Can Win a Prize for Upgrading Popular Training Tool

22 February 2018
UK – WORLDWIDE – Four years ago we covered the announcement of a unique tool for the freight and logistics sector with the unveiling of a new board game 'Business on the Move' designed to give young people in schools and colleges across the nation an insight into the 'hidden industry'. Since that time the game has found its way into 80 universities across the world and is increasingly featuring within supply chain training programmes.
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