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Post ImageBIFA Reminds Members About Support For Apprentices

From 1 June, employers of all sizes in England can apply for extra funding to help take on new apprentices.

Post ImageRamifications Of Suez Canal Blockage Increase Shipping Rates

After the blocking of the Suez Canal, global shipping is still feeling the effects as shipping rates continue to rise.

Post ImageUK Chamber Of Shipping Announces Maritime G7 Meeting

The UK Chamber of Shipping has announced plans for a global online meeting with an agenda that will address trade barriers and improving collaboration on green R&D initiatives.

Post ImageLogistics UK Warns Of Rising Costs

The trade association has warned that the cost of moving goods and services is likely to increase in the short to medium term, as the economy feels the impact of the pandemic.

Post ImageOcean Freight Rate Continues To Increase

The last year has seen a large rise in the amount of freight being transported by sea - and the latest data shows the trend continues to be upward.

Post ImageShipping Container Shortage Threatens Supply Chains

A logistics firm is warning that the continuing shipping container shortage is having a serious impact on international supply chains.

Post ImageShipping Industry Calls For New Global Carbon Tax

The global shipping industry is calling for governments to tax its carbon emissions.

Post ImageWhat Is A Free Port?

The government announced in March that several Free Ports, sometimes called Free Trade Zones, would be opening in the UK

Post ImageNew Containership Orders Reach Six-Year High

Construction orders for containerships have set new records during March 2021, according to a report in Maritime Executive.

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Post ImageFears Of UK Port Logjams After Suez Canal Blockage

A giant container ship that become lodged sideways in the Suez Canal has caused delays in global shipping traffic which could reverberate for months.

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