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The latest vessel to hold the accolade of the world’s largest container ship, the 19,224 TEU MSC Oscar, has made its maiden call at the Port of Felixstowe, the UK’s largest container port.
During a pre-election campaigning visit to Milton Keynes the Shadow Minister for Transport, Gordon Marsden MP, met with Jeanius Consulting to discuss raising awareness of the shipping industry. He was accompanied by the local Labour Party candidate Andrew Pakes.
Speaking in Shanghai at the start of the International Air Transport Association’s 9th World Cargo Symposium, the organisation’s Director General and CEO, Tony Tyler, emphasised that China is now a leading air cargo nation, accounting for 7% of global air freight. IATA also anticipates that China will become the world’s largest air travel market around 2030.
Peter Ward recently made his first public address since taking over the role as chief executive officer of the United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) at a reception at the House of Lords.
International superstar Sting jetted in from Dubai to add his name to the long list of national figures who have given the annual address at Harton Technology College in South Shields.