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UK PM Truss pledges ‘full-fat freeports’ to boost UK economy

Pledges to introduce introduce “full-fat freeports” in bid to boost growth of UK economy

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Top on the agenda is the pledge to introduce what she called “full-fat freeports” in a bid to boost the growth of the UK economy. The Truss campaign said the freeports would see brownfield sites and other locations turned into investment zones. It was part of her promise to reduce regulation and cut Whitehall bureaucracy.

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Rotterdam Food Hub continues to take shape

Take a virtual tour of the Rotterdam Food Hub

If you’re coming to CoolTech – a Cool Logistics event – then you may be one of the lucky few who secured a place on our exclusive tour of the Rotterdam Food Hub. Rotterdam is Western Europe’s largest transit port for agricultural, horticultural and fishery products. The new Food Hub is a 60 hectare industrial site that is under development.

CoolTech – a Cool Logistics event – takes place 21-22 June at the Hilton Hotel Rotterdam, and you can book your place and join us quickly and easily using this link here 

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Port of Antwerp-Bruges: merger creates Europe’s largest export port

Unified port takes lead in transition to sustainable future

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The ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge will from now operate under one name: Port of Antwerp-Bruges. The new port aims to become a world port that reconciles economy, people and climate – with the rest of the world.

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Shanghai ports reach reefer capacity

Shanghai's ports reach reefer capacity due to strict COVID lockdown

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Local ports reach reefer plug capacity as Shanghai’s strict COVID lockdown continues. Major shipping lines start to divert perishable reefer cargo away from Shanghai. Maersk CMA CGM, MSC and ONE have all issued advisories to their customers that reefer cargoes may not be discharged in Shanghai.

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Synchronizing maritime value chains to ease inflation

New paper published discusses how 'the choked' maritime value chain drives inflation

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A new paper co-authored by Cool Logistics’ Managing Director Rachael White, explores how the ‘choked’ maritime value chain drives inflation. With intermodal supply chains acting as disjoined logistics hubs, global ports are not as well synchronised as they need to be with either ship journeys or multimodal transport capacity in the hinterland.

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Maasvlakte II to have large cross-dock and cold store by 2023

Logistics provider Maersk and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have reached agreement

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Maasvlakte II to have large cross-dock and cold store by 2023 as logistics provider Maersk and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have reached agreement on the issue of a 185,000m2 site.

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Port of Oakland to expedite agricultural products

New interagency effort to improve flow of agricultural products
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Port of Oakland has launched a new interagency effort to improve the flow of agricultural products. The aim is provide relief to agricultural exporters who face shortages of export capacity and huge logistics price increases.

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Ports face new era of operational challenges

A 'return to normal' will be difficult, even once the pandemic is over
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The level of operational threats and challenges facing global ports will make a ‘return to normal’ very difficult, even once the pandemic is over. Climate change, new technologies, the threat of cyber attacks – just some of the challenges to be addressed. 

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Port of Rotterdam rebounds

Port of Rotterdam rebounds
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Port of Rotterdam rebounds. Throughput in the port grew by nearly 6% in the first half of 2021. Cool Logistics Global 2021 takes place online from 19 – 21 October and is hosted by the Port of Rotterdam. Book your place today using this link 

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SOHAR Port & Freezone reports growth in Q1 2021

SOHAR Port & Freezone enjoys steady growth in 2021

SOHAR Port & Freezone has reported throughput growth of 21% in Q1 2021 over the same period in 2020. The complex continues to grow and attract investment. This year on year growth has transformed the Sultanate’s capacity for worldwide trade. SOHAR is positioned as a logistics gateway. Further expansion of the port will increase Oman’s role as an international trade hub.

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