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Filipino pirates take two hostage while a German vessel has drugs seized

On separate sides of the globe, the two events once again highlight how the shipping industry can be tarnished by criminal activity as pirates kidnap crewmembers and cocaine is found aboard a separate vessel

Armed pirates have kidnapped two crewmembers of the Ro-Ro vessel Super Shuttle near Sibago Island, in the Celebes Sea just off the coast of the Philippines. Allegedly part of the ...

Air cargo sector modernising with growth of e-freight and introduction of new handling manual

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) hopes the growth of e-freight and a new cargo handling manual will help the air cargo industry to accelerate its rate of modernisation

The air freight cargo industry must embrace modernisation in order to continue growing, claimed The International Air Transport Association (IATA) Director General and CEO, Alexand...

Phillip Hammond announces transport funding as part of first Brexit Budget

Freight and logistics sector boosted by government promises to spend almost £700m on transport infrastructure as part of a new National Productivity Investment Fund.

Chancellor Phillip claimed to be “listening to the voice of business” when he delivered the annual Spring Budget on Wednesday afternoon. And it seems that his claims may have some...

Freight forwarders and logistics experts boosted by trade agreement

Global trade costs are set to be reduced after an historic trade facilitation agreement (TFA) was signed by the World Trade Organisation (WTO)

The multilateral agreement promises to streamline, simplify and standardise customs procedures and was finally approved after ratification from four additional countries. Needing ...

Tudor International have moved

For 25 years Tudor International Freight have helped thousands of import and export clients to transport their goods, whether it is by air, sea or road.

But last month, attention turned to ourselves for just one day and on Saturday 14th January a valiant team effort paid dividends as we moved premises to Horsforth’s Low Hall Busine...

First China-UK freight train launched

A Chinese company has launched a rail freight service between the city of Yiwu in Zhejiang province and London, aimed at cutting the time and cost of moving freight between China and the UK.

Launched on 1 January, the service is operated by Yiwu Timex Industrial Investment Co, a Chinese cross-border trade service provider, the China Daily newspaper reported. It will co...

Theresa May speech fails to clarify how Brexit will effect UK freight industry

UK freight and logistics companies remain in limbo as to what effect Brexit may have on their operations after the Prime Minister’s much anticipated speech failed to address their concerns.

Mrs May, who was speaking at Lancaster House six months after the referendum, confirmed the UK’s exit from the EU single market while also stating her intention to trigger Article ...

Air freight industry continues to grow as Hanjin Shipping goes bankrupt

Data for global air freight markets shows a year-on-year rise in October for both demand and capacity, growing at its fastest pace in 18 months.

The figures released by The International Transport Association (IATA) show that, for the third month in succession, both sectors of the air freight industry have improved. Measur...

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