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  • Oman-Beverly Smyth sponsors Dublin’s pigs

    Mar 02, 2015
    Oman-Beverly Smyth is the warehousing sponsor for the Pigs on Parade fundraising campaign in aid of Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation taking place Dublin in January.
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  • New safer, cleaner trucks for Grace Removals Group

    Mar 02, 2015
    Australia’s Grace Removals Group has continued its fleet replacement programme as part of its plan to meet and exceed Australian emissions standards and deliver on its commitment to safety.
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  • EU to keep close watch on mega-alliances

    Feb 26, 2015
    The Global Shippers' Forum (GSF) has said that it welcomes the news that the EU’s new Commissioner for Competition, Margrethe Vestager, will be keeping a ‘close eye’ on the mega-alliances in the container industry (see The Mover, January 2015, Page 20).
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  • An amazing trick from an amazing man

    Feb 26, 2015
    The December issue of The Mover included a Mystery Mover photo of the greatly missed Pierre Luigi Muzzio, of Alpha International of Naples, Italy. Pierre Luigi died in 2007 but Antonio Gil from Mudanzas Clara del Rey in Madrid wrote to tell us of a remarkable talent that he had.
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  • Maersk and Hamburg Sud top for reliability

    Feb 26, 2015
    Maersk Line and Hamburg Sud are ranked as the two most reliable container shipping carriers, according to performance rankings published in the new online version of the Carrier Performance Insight (http://cpi.drewry.co.uk) published by shipping consultancy Drewry.
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  • World’s largest container ship launched

    Feb 26, 2015
    Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd (HHI) has built the world’s largest containership, the first of five 19,000 TEU containerships ordered from China Shipping Container Lines (CSCL) in May 2013. The ship has been named CSCL Globe.
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  • Driving offence legislation Europe wide

    Feb 26, 2015
    From 6 May 2015 drivers convicted of a road traffic offence in any of the 28 EU Member States, will be prosecuted in the same way as if they had committed the offence in their home country. The regulations will come into force in the UK, Ireland and Denmark two years later (6 May 2017).
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  • Arpin International Group opens in Middle East

    Feb 26, 2015
    Arpin International Group has opened its newest international customer care centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, the company's first in the Middle East. The office will expand Arpin's services, assisting corporate personnel who are moving to and from the region.
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  • New EU rules for better traffic information

    Feb 24, 2015
    On 18 December, 2014, the European Commission adopted new rules to improve EU-wide traffic information services for road users.
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  • Pay €8.50/hour when working in Germany or risk a €500,000 fine!

    Feb 24, 2015
    Germany introduced a minimum wage of €8.50 on 1st January. This requirement also applies to foreign workers working in Germany and transport drivers/porters making deliveries and collections in the country.
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  • Steel Storage acquired by Janus

    Feb 24, 2015
    Steel Storage Group has announced the sale of its European operation to Janus International Group LLC, effective 23 Dec 2014. Steel Storage Europe Ltd was formed in 1996 by Jonathan Perrins, now the company’s executive chairman.
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  • One-stop website on driving in European cities

    Feb 24, 2015
    The CLARS Platform, run by Sadler Consultants Ltd on behalf of the European Commission, has announced the expansion of its unique website www.urbanaccessregulations.eu that supports those that need to drive into European town and cities.
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  • Gold for Arpin

    Feb 24, 2015
    For the second year in a row, Arpin International Group has earned the Gold Award from FIDI.
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  • European Roundup

    Feb 13, 2015
    The latest news from Europe.
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  • First UK cloud service for O’Neil

    Feb 03, 2015
    L&R Storage Ltd has moved its on-site RS-SQL over to O’Neil Software’s new cloud service – Hosted RS-SQL.
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  • Santa Fe commissions 2015 Global Mobility Survey

    Feb 03, 2015
    Santa Fe has commissioned its 2015 Global Mobility Survey through Circle Research.
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  • Trident Alliance expands to enforce sulphur regulations

    Feb 03, 2015
    Trident Alliance, the shipping industry initiative for robust enforcement of maritime sulphur regulations, has broadened as 14 shipping lines join its ranks.
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  • Diesel trucks and cars could be banned from city centres

    Feb 03, 2015
    A landmark case brought by environment group Client Earth will allow people to sue the British government for breaching EU pollution laws and force ministers to take action to improve air quality more quickly in major cities.
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  • Gas better than diesel

    Feb 03, 2015
    In the wake of a European court ruling that puts the UK under pressure to cut pollution from diesel engines, John Baldwin, Managing Director of CNG Services, a company that provides design, consultancy and project management services for gas distribution, and a member of the DfT Transport Energy Task Force, says that there is now a major shift from diesel to gas.
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  • O’Neil Software heads for the beach in 2015

    Feb 03, 2015
    O’Neil Software recently announced that the company will be hosting its 2015 oneilPartner Conference at the beautiful beach location of the Sheraton Resort & Spa, in Carlsbad, California from 15 – 17 September.
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