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February 15, 2024

US Airports Get Nearly $1 Billion for Improvements

More than 100 US airports will be awarded $970 million in federal grants, the latest effort to upgrade the nation’s infrastructure — a top priority of President Joe Biden. The new funding, announced today, comes as airports in recent years…


February 6, 2024

Union Calls Strike at Lufthansa for Wednesday

Ground staff at German flag carrier Lufthansa will go on strike this Wednesday, the Verdi union said on Monday, in the latest bout of industrial action to hit Germany's transport sector as workers demand more pay. The strike is scheduled…


January 22, 2024

EMO Trans Germany GmbH Welcomes New Board Members

Two new members joined EMO Trans Germany’s Board of Directors: Ercan Ince (45) and Norman Klinkhammer (34). Both already held leading positions within the company: Ince at the logistics agent’s headquarters in Filderstadt near Stuttgart, Klinkhammer in EMO’s station on…


January 18, 2024

ICS2 Release 3 Goes Live on June 3, 2024

The third release of the European Union’s customs pre-arrival safety and security system – Import Control System 2 (ICS2) – goes live on June 3, 2024. The EU has prepared fact sheets to assist importers with compliance.


January 17, 2024

Red Sea Conflict Forces More Detours Around Africa

Energy shipper Shell halted all Red Sea transits on Tuesday, as did the big three Japanese tanker and bulker owners: MOL, NYK and K-Line. Container-ship diversions around the Cape of Good Hope now appear likely to last for months (source:…


January 12, 2024

US Warns Ships to Stay Out of Parts of Red Sea

The U.S. Navy has warned American-flagged vessels to steer clear of areas around Yemen in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden for the next 72 hours after the U.S. and Britain launched multiple airstrikes targeting Houthi rebels. The…