The recent reports of container ship fires has once more focussed those in the container supply chain on safety issues related to the incorrect processing of dangerous goods. The nascent Cargo Integrity campaign initiated by the international transport and logistics insurer, TT Club has as a consequence gained renewed impetus.
The UK P&I Club, a leading provider of P&I insurance and other services to the international shipping community, has commissioned a two metre long, 76 kilo, multi-coloured dolphin sculpture made out of reclaimed flip-flops cleared from the East African coastline by social enterprise Ocean Sole.
It is likely to be another week dominated by Brexit headlines. However, Brexit aside, the highlight will be Central Bank meetings with both the US Federal Reserve (Fed) and the Bank of England (BoE) holding monetary policy meetings this week.