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Joint Venture Rail Group Begins a New Age of Rail Freight by Ferry

Speedier Service Links US and Mexico

US – MEXICO – CG Railway, LLC (CGR), a joint venture between Genesee & Wyoming Inc. and SEACOR Holdings Inc., has stated its new, state-of-the-art rail ferry, the Cherokee, has completed its maiden roundtrip voyage claiming record results for transportation speed and railcar volumes.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021
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Crew Arrested After Dispute Over Ownership of Cargo of Crude Oil

Innocents Once Again Caught Up in Diplomatic Row

INDONESIA – CAMBODIA – THAILAND – SINGAPORE – Mystery and controversy surrounds the arrest and detention of the crew of the Bahamian registered oil tanker Stravolos with regard to a protracted dispute concerning the tanker's crude oil cargo.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021
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Snippets of News from Around the Globe This Week

Update of Logistics Lesser Items

EUROPE – Real-time supply chain visibility platform FourKites will launch its fourth annual European customer conference, Visibility 2021, on 7 October, to be held virtually. The theme of this year's conference, 'Go Beyond' presents a bold vision for supply chains of the future, centred around automation, innovation and collaboration.

Thursday, September 23, 2021
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Formula 1 man Joins the Race to Maritime Wind Technologies

HR News Across the Freight Transport Sector

UK – BAR Technologies (BAR), the marine engineering consultancy, has announced that Simon Roberts, former Williams Racing Managing Director and Team Principal, has joined the business as Chief Operating Officer. After 17 years at McLaren as Operations Director and COO, Simon moved most recently to Williams F1.

Thursday, September 23, 2021
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Danish Logistics Group Continues African Expansion Plan

Inauguration of New Strategic Hub

SOUTH AFRICA – Last December we reported how DSV, or rather DSV Panalpina as it was then, had bought courier company Globeflight Worldwide Express and planned to move its management, together with most group division headquarters in the country, into the flagship DSV Park, Gauteng near O.R. Tambo International Airport.

Thursday, September 23, 2021
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Tanker Group Passes Over Technical Management Business to Singapore Outfit

Deal Inked on Transfer of 3,000+ Global Staff

DENMARK – SINGAPORE – Maersk Tankers, a subsidiary of AP Moller Maersk's holding and investment arm APMH Invest has signed an agreement which sees Synergy Marine Pte. Ltd., itself a subsidiary of the Synergy Group, take over Maersk Tankers' technical management business.

Thursday, September 23, 2021
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Freight Association Gets a Quick Response from Government on Brexit Queries

Has the Penny Finally Dropped as Logistics Dominates the Headlines?

UK – Last week we criticised government officials when we accused them of lacking comprehension with regard to logistics in general and the far reaching effects of Brexit in particular. We mentioned how they were finally beginning to understand some of the complexities, and this week they have stepped up and responded to some searching questions which were raised at the British International Freight Association (BIFA) webinar which prompted the article.

Thursday, September 23, 2021
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