Croatian Navy missile boat fire, Sibenik

Fire erupted in stern area near aft missile launchers on board of Croatian Navy missile boat VUKOVAR (RTOP-41), in the morning Sep 19, at Sibenik NCP Ship Repair Yard, where the boat is undergoing scheduled maintenance works. Fire was sparked by wielding works. One crew and two workers were hospitalized with smoke inhalation symptoms. Fire reportedly, was quickly extinguished by crew and by local fire fighting teams.
Missile attack boat VUKOVAR (RTOP-41), Croatian Navy, built 1981 in Finland,...

https://maritimebulletin.net/2019/09/19/croatian-navy-missile-boat-fire-sibenik/

Canadian Pacific recognizes G3 Pasqua

Canadian Pacific recognizes G3 Pasqua

Canadian Pacific presented G3 Pasqua with the 2018-2019 crop-year Elevator of the Year award. CP presents this award annually to the grain elevator that achieves high volumes from a single loading point while consistently demonstrating efficient railcar loading and a strong commitment to safety.

“CP is proud to recognize G3 Pasqua with Elevator of the Year for the 2018-2019 crop year,” said Joan Hardy, CP Vice-President Sales and Marketing Grain and Fertilizers. “Their participation in CP’s...

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CH Robinson to invest $1bn in technology – or just 1.2% of gross revenues

CH Robinson is to invest $1bn in technology and innovation, and related talent, over the next five years, doubling its previous $1bn investment spent over 10 years.
President and chief executive Bob Biesterfeld announced the decision yesterday, saying it would create “extreme value”.
“We are a platform-driven solutions company with technology built by and for supply chain experts, powered by our information advantage,” he said.
“It’s when these tools are leveraged by the smartest and …

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https://theloadstar.com/ch-robinson-to-invest-1bn-in-technology-or-just-1-2-of-gross-revenues/

Hauliers trapped in ports, 150 km queues, and a Catch 22 for business – UK government Brexit ‘plan’ laid bare

Brexit’s continuing comedy of errors may see drivers stranded in ports on both sides of the Channel as a result of the UK government’s ongoing failure to prepare and properly advise.   
Head of global and European policy at the FTA Pauline Bastidon told The Loadstar she fears drivers may be caught in a “Catch-22” as a result of divergent no-deal customs processes.   
“Under the plans, documentation for Calais-bound exports will be pre-lodged on IT systems, with the idea that …

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https://theloadstar.com/hauliers-trapped-in-ports-150-km-queues-and-a-catch-22-for-business-uk-government-brexit-plan-laid-bare/

India-Iran discuss Chabahar port, connectivity projects

India-Iran discuss Chabahar port, connectivity projects

India and Iran discussed the status of the Shahid Beheshti Port, Chabahar and full operationlisation of the Trilateral Transit Agreement during the 16th round of the Foreign Office Consultations in Tehran on Monday.

A statement from the Ministry of External Affairs said the Indian team was led by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale and the Iranian delegation by Dr. Seyyed Abbas Araghchi. Mr. Gokhale met Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and Dr. Ali Akbar Velayati, Senior Advisor to Supreme Leader...

https://container-news.com/india-iran-chabahar-port-connectivity-projects/

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OOCL joins King Abdullah Port’s operators list

In an effort to enhance the trade movement of imports and exports in the Kingdom,King Abdullah Port announced that OOCL has joined the group of international companies transporting cargo and delivering maritime shipping services to and from the port.  This comes with the company’s official launch of operations in the port located in King Abdullah Economic City and the subsequent arrival of containers to the berths.

The addition of OOCL to the list of leading international shipping companies...

https://container-news.com/oocl-king-abdullah-port-operators-list/