IAM Membership: Moving Forward, Together
The International Association of Movers represents more than 2,000 companies in over 170 countries. More than movers, these companies are partners and innovators in the delivery of moving, forwarding, shipping, logistics and related services. IAM affiliation increasingly signifies strength, trust, diversity, ethics, reliability and accountability.
Indefinite customs strike in Chile
Nisomar, the data-driven maritime services company, is advising of an indefinite strike from Wednesday 24 May by the National Association of Customs Officers of Chile (ANFACH) which will affect all Chilean ports, airports and borders in the country. The strike will cause delays to all operations, with only special cases attended, such as those related to humanitarian support and dangerous cargo. It is anticipated that over 1,900 customs officials will be striking across the country.
Ghana, Dubai, Singapore and Antwerp ports share ideas on efficient port
Professionals in the maritime industry have deliberated on how the ports of Ghana can be made more efficient so as to enhance its competitiveness in the West African sub region at a presidential conference in Accra.
AAPA: Ports concerned about Trump's proposed funding cuts
The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) on Tuesday expressed concern about port-related funding cuts in President Donald Trump's proposed fiscal-year 2018 budget. Trump's budget would reduce funding to many programs that are "critically important to ports," including Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants and port security grants, AAPA officials said in a press release.
German shipping group Hapag-Lloyd aims for speedy post-merger integration
Hapag-Lloyd (HLAG.DE) and Arab sector peer UASC are focused on speedy integration, Hapag's chief executive said after the German company announced completion of their delayed merger to creates the world's fifth-biggest shipping company. "We now not only have a very strong market position in Latin America and the Atlantic, but also in the Middle East, where we will become one of the leading carriers," CEO Rolf Habben Jansen said on Wednesday.
Cyber Vigilance at Sea: The New Norm
The risk of cyber attacks on vessels at sea continues to be significant, and it’s not going away any time soon. Each year, it seems, there are more and more reports of hacks that have resulted in loss of critical data, financial loss or problems with IT systems or shipborne systems functionality.
The Portal's May/Jun Issue: RISING STARS, BIG IDEAS
Headlines / Terry R. Head
- Here’s Hoping…
PORTAL FOCUS: RISING STARS, BIG IDEAS
- The Industry’s Young Innovators / Joyce Dexter
- Contributors featured:
- Gregorio Martinez, Mudinmar
- Alex Kiefer, Frey & Klein International
- Jimmy Bruzzese, The Swiss Moving Company
- Morgana Somers, Paxton International
- Adam Lowy, Move for Hunger
- Francesco Argirò, Bliss Corporation
- A Workshop for New Ideas / Francesco Argirò
- IAM-YP: Grooming Young Members for Industry Leadership / Brian Limperopulos
IAM Young Professionals (IAM-YP): Supporting the Industry’s Rising Stars
- Lisbon, Portugal: Out of the Volcanic Ashes, a Vibrant City / Fabio Manuel
- New York City: The Capital of the World / Samir Shah
- SDDC Open Season Update / Charles L. White
IAM Looking Back
- The 1970s and the Evolution of Liftvans / Rick Curry
- A Framework for Ethical Decisionmaking
Movers Doing Good
- Runner’s High: Raising Money for Charity in the London Virgin Money Marathon / Calvin Tickner
Washington Update / Jim Wise and Bryan Vickers, PACE, LLC