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Hapag Lloyd ship at Antwerp port

January 2, 2019 Trendwatch

2018 is record year for Port of Antwerp

2018 looks set to be a record year for the Port of Antwerp for the sixth time in a row, with growth in all types of cargo and a recent wave of investments. This confirms the port’s attraction and further establishes its position as a world-class player that is also home to the largest integrated chemical cluster in Europe.

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EU flag blowing in front of British flag

January 2, 2019 Trendwatch

May to provide clearer language on Brexit backstop, says Hunt

Theresa May will present MPs with new “clearer language” on the nature of the backstop agreement, the foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has claimed, as the prime minister held telephone talks with the German chancellor and other EU leaders.

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airplanes waiting at terminal of airport

December 19, 2018 Trendwatch

UK airports' cargo capacity questioned as odds shorten on a no-deal Brexit

UK airports are facing crunch time with the country’s pending departure from the EU set to pile on the strain.

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MSC ship sailing through pink sunset

December 19, 2018 Trendwatch

2M drops eight port calls, adds six ULCVs and returns to slow-steaming in network revamp

The 2M alliance is to phase in six more ultra large container vessels (ULCVs) into its 10 Asia-Europe service strings from next March in an endeavour to improve schedule reliability, which it said had been blighted by bad weather and terminal congestion.

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Highway through valley with lighted tracks

December 18, 2018 Trendwatch

Audi's Autonomous Intelligent Driving teams up with Luminar

Luminar announced its collaboration with Autonomous Intelligent Driving GmbH (AID) to provide the forward-facing high fidelity and long-range LiDAR technology and accelerate plans towards AID’s first fully autonomous deployments in 2021.

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