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The latest industry news and BDP Happenings from across the globe.

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December 4, 2017

IMO launches global technology center network

The Directors of five regional Maritime Technology Cooperation Centres signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish the network with centers in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America and the Pacific.

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December 3, 2017

Iran inaugurates Chabahar port expansion

The nation anticipates that it will become a key transit route to land-locked Afghanistan and Central Asia and enable more Indian commodities to be exported to Russia.

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Rusty shipping containers

November 30, 2017

Lawmakers push for US ban on slave-made goods to sharpen its bite

A law banning slave-made goods from entering the United States has failed, lawmakers and advocates said, as they push border authorities to step up inspections of suspicious shipments.

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November 29, 2017

Call for united front on cargo safety

Faulty or badly maintained units can have as serious ramifications, and industry organizations are calling for effective interaction between the shipper and container operators.

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November 29, 2017

An evolving trend in the Europe - North America container trade

The introduction of neo-Panamax ships at the Port of Newark has revealed new trends that could impact container trade between Europe and Canada.

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