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  • Worsening crew change crisis and Stranded Seafarers

    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has warned that the COVID-19 restrictions on travel and transit have severely impacted seafarers. In a press release dated September 24th, 2020, the IMO details recent news and events around this humanitarian issue (click here to read). They highlight the devastating reality of this situation in the following statement: “Some…

  • ECMC partners with University of Houston for Projects Logistics Road Tour 2020

    In early 2020, the UH College of Technology Supply Chain & Logistics Technology department partnered with ECMC to host an inaugural conference for faculty, staff and students to learn more about the Project Logistics industry directly from industry professionals. The objective of the road tour, according to ECMC-Education Committee Chair, Samuel Holmes, “is to promote…

  • USAID is hiring a Supply Chain Advisor

    If you, or someone you know, is looking for a new opportunity as Supply Chain Advisor, please be sure to check out this opening with USAID! Click HERE for additional details & full job description.

  • Siemens is hiring a Logistics Head

    If you, or someone you know, is looking for a new opportunity as a Logistics Head, please be sure to check out this opening with Siemens! Click HERE for additional details & full job description.  

  • Don’t Squeeze Training Margins

    by Paul Scott Abbott | Breakbulk Magazine | Issue 4 2019 Education Still Comes First and Last Despite diminishing profit margins, now is not the time for project forwarders and related logistics entities to cut back on education and training. As several industry leaders told Breakbulk, reducing focus on maintaining a knowledgeable workforce would be…

  • Dunnage in ship's hold

    Enhanced Enforcement of ISPM 15 costing US Importers Millions

    ECMC in the news by Janet Nodar, Senior Editor, Breakbulk and Heavy Lift – JOC.com Shippers in the project and breakbulk sectors are concerned about what they see as increased enforcement of international regulations governing the transport of wood packaging after a series of shipments that had already been certified as compliant were found to…

  • US Capitol

    UTC Overseas Praises Actions to Restore Full Functionality of U.S. EXIM Bank

    ECMC in the news By: AJOT | May 13 2019 at 07:56 AM | Maritime News   But warns more challenges lie ahead Houston, TX – UTC Overseas, Houston-based experts in global energy and capital projects, extended its thanks today to the U.S. Senate and to key allies in the long effort to fill vacancies on the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im…