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BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 45

Shippers hit lack of port workers and containers as lines add congestion surcharges; Felixstowe bans empties again as congestion builds and vessels 'cut and run'; 5 air cargo sustainability trends for 2021

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BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 44

IMO concludes draft carbon deal, in face of green lobby objections; UK should learn a lesson from 'disastrous' Australian customs switch; Air cargo demand continued to rally in September

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BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 43

2020 in numbers: The year of freighters and preighters; Brexit Talks Hit Stalemate After Call Between Chief Negotiators; 'We're sold out' says ONE, but we all face new hurdles in 'this incredible year'

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Michael Ford Industry Insights

Important changes for BIS license applications

On October 6th, 2020, the Bureau of Industry Security (BIS) issued an important final rule if you are an exporter of controlled goods and require an export license to move your goods.

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BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 42

Cargo's pandemic heroics cannot prevent budget cuts at struggling airports; The world’s largest LNG-Powered Containership makes maiden call in Singapore; More post-Brexit logistics confusion as new customs IT systems are 'refined'

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