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2019 World's Most Ethical Companies

February 26, 2019 Press Release

BDP International Named One of the 2019 World's Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere for 4th Time

Recognition honors those companies who recognize their critical role to influence and drive positive change in the business community and societies around the world.

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BDP International February 3, 2019

Fire breaks out on APL container ship

The Vietnamese Coast Guard is responding to a cargo fire aboard the container ship APL Vancouver off Vung Ro, Vietnam. It is the latest in a series of container ship cargo fires in recent years, including the well-publicized incidents aboard the Yantian Express, Maersk Honam, Maersk Kensington, Wan Hai 307, MSC Flaminia and MSC Daniela.

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January 23, 2019

Momentum gathers behind British MPs' bid to stop no-deal Brexit

An attempt by British lawmakers to prevent a no-deal Brexit was gaining momentum on Wednesday after the opposition Labour Party said it was highly likely to throw its parliamentary weight behind the bid.

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hard hats hanging on shipping container

January 23, 2019

Swedish docker unions clash as ports lock out striking workers

Sweden’s container ports have been crippled by a mass walkout by dockers, following a row over union representation.

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January 23, 2019

EU warns Trump of potential tariffs on $23 billion of U.S. goods

The European Union is prepared to hit 20 billion euros ($22.7 billion) of U.S. goods with tariffs should President Donald Trump follow through on a threat to impose duties on EU cars and auto parts, said a senior trade official for the bloc.

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