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#IMDOreview -The Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) latest Weekly Market Review has among the following stories as outlined below.

Irish Maritime News: HSA Publish New Code of Practice for Health and Safety in Dock Work. On Monday the 30th of November, the Health and Safety Authority published ‘Code of Practice for Health and Safety in Dock Work’. This new Code of Practice was written by the Health and Safety Authority in consultation with representatives from the Irish ports and docks sector.

The Code applies to commercial ports and dock premises, harbours and canals where goods and passengers are transported, handled or held for the purpose of loading or unloading ships.

Global Maritime News: Shipping Indices Perform Badly in 2015 as World Trade. Growth Underperforms Shipping Indices have performed badly this year as world trade has remained subdued. The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI), which reflects spot rates for container transport from Shanghai to the rest of the world, has declined by as much as 47% so far this year.

New Canal Branch of Suez Canal: The new canal branch of the Suez Canal, inaugurated last August, has generated revenue of $1.4 billion during the last three months. During a press conference on Wednesday, Mahmoud Rizq, a member of the board of directors of the Suez Canal, noted that the canal has accomplished revenue of $4.3 billion during the past 10 months, which is equal to 32 billion Egyptian pounds.

For more on the above stories and other news items, click the IMDO Market Review (Week 49) here.

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About boot Düsseldorf: With almost 250,000 visitors, boot Düsseldorf is the world's largest boat and water sports fair and every year in January the “meeting place" for the entire industry. From 18 to 26 January 2020, around 2,000 exhibitors will be presenting their interesting new products, attractive further developments and maritime equipment. This means that the complete market will be on site in Düsseldorf and will be inviting visitors on nine days of the fair to an exciting journey through the entire world of water sports in 17 exhibition halls covering 220,000 square meters. With a focus on boats and yachts, engines and engine technology, equipment and accessories, services, canoes, kayaks, kitesurfing, rowing, diving, surfing, wakeboarding, windsurfing, SUP, fishing, maritime art, marinas, water sports facilities as well as beach resorts and charter, there is something for every water sports enthusiast.

At A Glance – Boot Dusseldorf 

Organiser
Messe Düsseldorf GmbH
Messeplatz
40474 Düsseldorf
Tel: +49 211 4560-01
Fax: +49 211 4560-668
Web: https://www.boot.com/

The first boats and yachts will once again be arriving in December via the Rhine.

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