The latest industry news and PSA BDP Happenings from across the globe.
February 13, 2024
Antwerp, one of Europe's biggest ports, said on Tuesday that there was disruption at the site due to protests from Belgian farmers - the latest in a series of European-wide demonstrations from farmers demanding better pay and working conditions.
February 2, 2024
Protesting farmers demanding just prices and less red tape blocked the border between Belgium and the Netherlands on Friday, whilst their peers in France started lifting blockades countrywide after the government made further concessions.
December 18, 2023
PSA BDP, a leading global logistics and supply chain solutions provider, has announced the opening of its first office in Lisbon, Portugal, marking a significant step in the company’s commitment to increase its presence in the European market.
December 18, 2023
Attacks launched by Yemen's Houthi group on commercial ships at the southern end of the Red Sea have prompted several shipping companies to divert vessels, avoiding a route that would take them through Egypt's Suez Canal in the north and its link to the Mediterranean Sea.
December 15, 2023
Several containerships have come under attack in the Bab el Mandeb, a strait between Yemen on the Arabian Peninsula, Djibouti, and Eritrea in the Horn of Africa. As a result, leading carriers are putting some voyages on hold as the situation deteriorates.
November 2, 2023
Under the deal, all EU geographical indications (GIs) are protected for wines and spirits as well as a list of 163 famous EU foodstuff GIs. The agreement also defends European producers of sensitive agriculture products, such as beef and several dairy products: for these sectors, the agreement will allow zero or lower tariff imports from New Zealand only in limited amounts.
October 10, 2023
The full-scale conflict between Palestinian militant group Hamas and the state of Israel is beginning to disrupt commercial operations in the supply chain sector.
September 29, 2023
CBP has told the NCBFFA that import specialists, entry specialists, liquidation specialists, FP&F specialists, agriculture specialists, international trade specialists, CBP officers and center directors will all work through the shutdown. At CBP headquarters, the Office of Trade and the Office of Field Operations leaders will also be required to work.
September 26, 2023
Taking no chances with what appears to be increasingly likely a federal government shutdown starting Oct. 1, NCBFAA is leading an effort among 40 other trade associations to develop a comprehensive strategy with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and other Partner Government Agencies (PGAs) to ensure that legitimate trade is permitted to efficiently enter and exit our nation’s ports during a shutdown.
September 22, 2023
PSA BDP, a leading provider of globally integrated and port-centric supply chain, transportation, and logistics solutions, and ALISAN Logistics A.S. (ALISAN), a logistics provider in Türkiye and member of the PSA Group, celebrated with a formal event to finalize the acquisition of ALISAN by PSA International (PSA). Earlier this year, PSA announced an agreement to acquire 75% of the shares of ALISAN, with the company grouped under PSA BDP, PSA’s cargo solutions arm.