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HGV tax: a financial, administrative and commercial headache - 10/29/2012 - Bruno Kothe, co-chairman of the National Federation of Road

By Bruno Kothe, co-chairman of the National Federation of Road Hauliers (FNTR) in Languedoc-Roussillon As the representative of the National Federation of Road Hauliers (FNTR) in Languedoc-Roussillon, I can tell you that the HGV tax scheduled to come into force in July 2013 is a financial, administrative and commercial...

Ports face crucial sustainable development challenge - 09/29/2012 - Christiane Navas

The growth of passenger shipping is forcing ports to front up to environmental challenges, but a gap remains between northern and southern Europe. The best-equipped ports will be first in line for cruise ships. The growth of the cruise market (20 million passengers in 2011, according to the Cruise Lines International...

Maritime passenger traffic: balancing growth and preservation of the marine environment - 09/29/2012 - Christiane Navas

The growth in passengers travelling by sea requires a reduced carbon footprint on the marine environment and the environment in general. Under pressure from more stringent international and European standards, technologies are evolving, as is behaviour, but there is still much to do.

Secure logistics mean better wine - 02/20/2012 - Francis Mateo, BARCELONA

As the wine market becomes more about choice, the logistics involved become increasingly a specialist business. The need for quality demands more expertise from the logistics operators. Clients are also demanding more traceability and transparency. As a result, secure logistics are becoming a key element of the wine market....
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