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Expanded Groupage Imports Service

For over 22 years, thousands of customers have trusted their most valuable cargo in the hands of EuroBridge. Today, the company continues to expand its operations and range of services with groupage imports. Offering these on-demand services allowed the company to quickly expand its operations and become one of the best-known names in local

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New SOLAS regulations effective from 1st July 2016

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has amended the Safety of Life at Sea Convention (SOLAS) to require, as a condition for loading a packed container onto a ship for export, that the container has a verified weight. The shipper is responsible for the verification of the packed container’s weight. This requirement will become legally effective

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BREAKING NEWS: Freighter flights resume at Brussels Airport

Freighter flights have resumed today at Brussels Zaventem Airport, although it remains closed to all passenger traffic following yesterday’s deadly terrorist attacks. As Lloyd's Loading List was going to press, a cargo source at Brussels Airport said landside cargo operations had resumed this morning, “and the airport will open again for full cargo flights operating

  • US Navy 100125 N 9402B 001 Paul Reardon of Empire Cargo loads pallets of food and humanitarian supplies onto a transport aircraft for shipment to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay Cuba - Brussels airport closed after terrorist attack

Brussels airport closed after terrorist attack

Forwarding and express firms based at Brussels Zaventem Airport are preparing contingency plans after a deadly terrorist attack this morning at the passenger terminal of Belgium’s main airport caused all flights and airside cargo operations to be suspended. Kevin Nash, managing director of Kuehne + Nagel Belgium, told Lloyd's Loading List that several of the

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Poland continues to dominate EU road freight

Poland has consolidated its position as Europe’s leading international road haulage nation, according to the latest annual figures published by France’s road freight data agency, the Comité National Routier (CNR). According to figures published this week, Polish trucking firms clocked up 154,303 million tonne kilometres of international traffic movements in the most recent year where

  • Chinese flag Beijing   IMG 1104 - Freight Forwarders gloomy over China’s 2016 prospects

Freight Forwarders gloomy over China’s 2016 prospects

Freight Forwarders serving China are gloomy about prospects for 2016 after a series of economic forecasts painted a bleak picture. Earlier this week the International Monetary Fund predicted a further slowing of China’s economy in the next two years, with growth of 6.3% predicted for this year and 6% in 2017. This followed confirmation that

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Calais at ‘unprecedented’ crisis point for freight truck drivers

Violent scenes witnessed yesterday in and around Calais have been described as “unprecedented” by the Freight Transport Association (FTA).  Touring the Eurotunnel facilities on what was expected to be the busiest day of the year for vehicles travelling through Calais, the FTA’s manager for road freight and enforcement policy Chris Yarsley said he saw thousands of migrants attacking trucks as

  • Channel Tunnel Terminal - Eurotunnel truck shuttle ‘at maximum capacity’

Eurotunnel truck shuttle ‘at maximum capacity’

Eurotunnel’s truck shuttle is operating at maximum capacity almost full-time this week as the rush to get goods to stores in the UK before Christmas reaches its peak. “We have got six truck shuttles per hour constantly at the moment and this frequency will probably be maintained until Friday, when things are likely to start

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Freight Rates Rebound Ahead of December GRIs

Asia-Europe carriers have been granted some relief with news that their planned general rate increases for the start of December have been partly accepted by the market. With demand growth still worryingly low and overcapacity on routes from Asia to Europe rife, there were concerns that the spot market would largely reject the latest round

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Security stepped up at Calais port ring road

The Pas-de-Calais state has stepped up security measures at the Calais port ring road in response to the growing presence of migrants in the area and the increasingly regular occurrence of freight traffic being slowed down and stopped. Local sources said a now-common pattern is that when police intervene to prevent migrants boarding trailers, skirmishes break out