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Carmen Gerace, CTO and Gene Welsh, Exec. Director - Ocean Freight January 11, 2021 Ocean Freight Covid-19 BDP Newswatch

A new year, but shippers struggling with the same West Coast challenges

Carmen Gerace, Chief Transportation Officer, and Gene Welsh, Executive Director - Ocean Transport, share the latest updates and insight regarding the West Coast port situation including labor challenges, import cycles, an uptick in increased dwell time, and the severe shortage of chassis, among other issues.

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January 5, 2021 Covid-19 Ocean Freight

Airlines start to scrap U.K. flights following new lockdown

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson reimposed a lockdown in England on Monday as a more transmissible variant of Covid-19 fuels a surge in infections and hospitalizations in the country.

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September 10, 2020 Covid-19

Colombia reopens. Will air travel demand materialise?

The decision by Colombia’s government to resume some commercial aviation operations is being welcomed by the industry. But with the country’s COVID-19 case counts continuing to rise, the Colombian government will be monitoring the resumption of commercial flights carefully.

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September 7, 2020 Covid-19

Melbourne lockdown extended by two weeks

A strict lockdown in the Australian city of Melbourne has been extended by two weeks, with officials saying new Covid-19 cases had not dropped enough.

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September 1, 2020 Covid-19

Air France increases its flight capacity out of Paris-Orly

As from 31st August, more than 20 destinations in Metropolitan France and the Overseas Departments are being served on departure from the South Parisian airport. Air France welcomes its customers at Paris-Orly Halls 1B and 3 depending on their destination.

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