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February 22, 2021

Brussels Airport’s role as export hub for the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine contributed to a 21% increase in cargo volume in January. 

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February 18, 2021

German shipping investment that once helped shape the world’s maritime operations is in retreat, as years of steep losses lead many of the country’s biggest banks to abandon ship financing altogether.

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February 15, 2021

Supply chains have fractured under the weight of recent import demand, forcing shippers like Peloton (NASDAQ: PTON) to find pricier alternatives in order to not miss their window of opportunity. Judging from FreightWaves’ new Inbound Ocean TEU Volume Index (IOTI) and the recent Transportation Air Cargo Index (AIRUSD), that is not the only company choosing to fly versus ship goods over the Pacific. 

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February 11, 2021

The European Union rejected on Wednesday most of Britain’s demands for easier trade with Northern Ireland but said it was examining more flexibility on steel.

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February 8, 2021

Exports from Britain to the European Union fell by 68% in January as trade was disrupted after the end of a transition period following Britain’s departure from the European Union, according to a trade body representing hauliers.

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February 5, 2021

Second-tier ports have been slammed for a lack of digitalisation, putting global logistics chains at risk. According to Singapore-based port software provider Innovez-One, some 80% of the world’s 4,900 ports are “not yet using digital technology for even the most basic processes”.

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February 1, 2021

Dubai has launched a logistics alliance that aims to speed up distribution of Covid-19 vaccines around the world through the emirate. The Dubai Vaccines Logistics Alliance said it would combine Emirates SkyCargo’s air network with DP World’s worldwide network of ports and logistics operations, along with the infrastructure of Dubai Airports and International Humanitarian City (IHC) to distribute vaccines worldwide.

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January 26, 2021

The new year is off to a hot start for the air cargo market with no sign of cooling off. International transport activity typically softens following the holiday peak season, but demand and rates remain elevated because of unusual shipping patterns and a severe shortage of airlift triggered by the coronavirus pandemic.

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January 21, 2021

Martin Humphreys, the lead transport economist at the World Bank, writes exclusively for Splash today. The bank has a new technical report out later today on how best to accelerate maritime digitalisation with Martin sharing some of his thoughts on the matter.

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January 15, 2021

Despite no signs of massive queues of trucks in the first two weeks since the UK left the EU’s single market and customs union, various sources indicate that post-Brexit red tape is hitting UK-EU trade, with indications of significant disruption to the flow of goods crossing the Channel, especially those involving products of plant or animal origins.

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