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DEVASTATING EARTHQUAKES HIT TURKEY

Yesterday morning, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit Kahramanmaraş, Turkey. In the early afternoon it was followed by another devastatingly large quake with a magnitude of 7.7. Operations at the Port of Iskenderun have come to a halt, as the port

Shipping flowers for Valentine’s Day

Shipping flowers for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is perhaps the biggest day in the calendar for the global flower industry with over $20 billion in exports annually. Throughout the years, roses remain a popular staple of the Valentine’s Day market. Red roses are by tradition the

hazardous substances

Is your cargo considered dangerous?

When transporting dangerous products, we must first understand what is considered by international law as dangerous. Regulations for the transportation of hazardous products have been issued by a special agency, this is the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). What

RD 993/2022

New WEEE & RoHS Directives in Spain

Dear customers,   As of 16 January 2023, two new import inspections will apply with the publication of RD 993/2022: ROHS (Destruction of Hazardous Substances) WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) The goods affected are Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE), Batteries, Accumulators and Batteries (PPAA)

POTENTIAL CARGO SHUT DOWN AT CHICAGO O’HARE

Earlier this week, the city of Chicago announced its intent to revoke the licenses of contractors that process cargo at O’Hare International Airport (“ORD”) if cargo-handling companies did not open to union organizers. If the revocations occur, two-thirds of cargo

CHINA DELAYS AS CHINESE NEW YEAR APPROACHES

Welcome to 2023 – as the new year kicks off, uncertainty in China grows to new heights. Congestion and vessel delays at Chinese ports are increasing due to the rapid spread of the COVID virus (strain Omicron BF.7). Due to