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24th January 2024
Today, the Commission and the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU, together with Member States, ports authorities, European associations, EU Agencies (Europol, EMCDDA) and representatives from customs and law enforcement authorities are launching the European Ports Alliance Public Private Partnership. The partnership aims to bring all relevant stakeholders together, to form solutions to protect ports from drug trafficking and criminal infiltration.
17th January 2024
In the wake of mounting tensions in the Red Sea, FIATA has released a call to action for strengthened international dialogue and monitoring between governments and industry decision-makers to ensure maritime supply chain fluidity and connectivity amidst surcharges imposed by shipping lines operating on and outside of the Red Sea and Suez Canal, for the protection of consumers and economies worldwide.
18th December 2023
Dublin Port Company (DPC) has today announced that it has granted a new operating licence to CMA CGM Inland Services (CCIS), a subsidiary of CMA CGM Group, to begin operating at Dublin Inland Port. The investment will create 25 new jobs.
15th December 2023
Stena Line adds new Dublin-Birkenhead route, Seatruck grows Dublin-Liverpool
12th December 2023
This month, IIFA received notice from CLECAT of a significant change impacting all EORI-registered Economic Operators from 1st February 2024 onwards. As of this date, those without a valid postcode in their EORI records will be unable to use the NCTS and/or AES systems. Consequently, initiating transit or AES based export procedures will be impossible with an EORI registration lacking a postcode.
8th December 2023
Biocair, a global leader in GDP logistics for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and life sciences sectors, is proud to announce its partnership with Aramex Ireland to expand its presence in the Irish market.
4th December 2023
Hellmann Worldwide Logistics establishes a new national company in the Republic of Ireland and opens its first Irish branch at Dublin Airport. From here, the global full-service provider will offer its entire product portfolio: From air- and seafreight to overland transportation and customs clearance. For Hellmann, entering the Irish market is another important step in its growth strategy.
29th November 2023
Stuart Burke, MD Hytech Logistics, will celebrate 40 years in the Life Science industry in 2024 having risen to be at the helm of one of Ireland’s leading independent 3rd Party Logistics Providers.
23rd November 2023
Irish International Freight Association are pleased to announce the inaugural Young Irish Freight Forwarder of the Year Competition.
8th November 2023
With the primary goal of ensuring the safety of the global supply chain, international freight insurer TT Club draws attention to the critical question of who is initially responsible for the state in which cargo is shipped. The insurer also updates its guidance on correct dangerous goods packing procedures by reissuing its ‘Book it right and pack it tight’ publication.
7th November 2023
Dublin Port Company (DPC) has announced the opening of T4, a newly redeveloped RoRo freight terminal in the Port costing €127m, which was officially launched today by the Minister of State, Jack Chambers, TD.
19th October 2023
At the close of last month, on Saturday 30th September 2023, Graduates of the 2022 – 2023 IIFA FIATA Diploma in Freight Forwarding gathered in the Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport to celebrate their success with the 2023 FIATA Diploma Graduation Ceremony.
19th October 2023
Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan and Minister of State with responsibility for maritime transport, Jack Chambers today (October 19th) announced the commencement of the first phase of a public consultation for the Review of the National Ports Policy. Interested parties are invited to actively participate and contribute to shaping the future of maritime policy in Ireland.
12th October 2023
FIATA, the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations welcomes the European Commission’s decision not to extend the validity of the Consortia Block Exemption Regulation (CBER) which is due to end in April 2025.
11th October 2023
Globally Renowned Architecture Firm Henning Larsen Developed the Vision for Bremore Ireland Port.
10th October 2023
Today, the Commission has published its decision not to renew the Consortia Block Exemption Regulation (CBER), the Regulation exempting container shipping lines from parts of general EU competition law so they can co-operate together in consortia to provide shared services for their customers.
9th October 2023
All of the vehicles that supply fuel to aircraft at Dublin Airport will be powered by more environmentally friendly HVO (Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil) after airport operator daa teamed up with logistics partner Exolum to carry out a refit of the fuel supply station at the airport fuel farm. The switch to HVO will mean 300,000 fewer litres of diesel will be used at Dublin Airport by the fleet of trucks that supply fuel to aircraft on the airfield.
6th October 2023
The 2023 FIATA Electoral General Meeting was delivered to Members in Brussels in-person.
5th October 2023
A summary and explanation of CBAM, for freight forwarders and importers.
28th September 2023
InterTradeIreland hosted their ‘Unlocking New Cross-Border Trade Opportunities’ conference on 27th September 2023, at the Printworks Event and Exhibition Centre, Dublin Castle.
21st September 2023
DHL commits to a 10-year deal with Stream BioEnergy in its biomethane production facility – enabling the creation of 130 jobs and supporting an annual carbon reduction of 15,000 tonnes The logistics provider is leading change in its industry, decarbonising nearly 23% of the retail transport sector in Ireland, by announcing the launch of the first phase of its Biomethane roll-out in partnership with Tesco Ireland.
20th September 2023
cargo-partner can help customers take control of their global inventory, providing them with a more efficient solution via a ‘control tower’ approach to oversee all their operational and warehousing activity.
20th September 2023
DHL Global Forwarding Ireland (DGF) are thrilled to announce a strategic partnership with Blood Bikes East who are non-profit organisation committed to providing free, rapid response medical transport services to HSE Hospitals, medical centres, hospices and other medical facilities in the greater Dublin area.
14th September 2023
XPO, a leading provider of innovative and sustainable end-to-end logistics solutions across Europe, has successfully completed a pilot trial of Hunic exoskeleton suit safety equipment at specific business sites and will deploy the technology across the UK and Ireland before the end of this year.
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