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Alchemy Recruitment have been a leading recruitment agency for the shipping industry for nearly 20 years, established in this sector since 1995. Throughout this long established career, Alchemy Recruitment has gained a reputation for efficient, professional service that offers all clients a good return on their investment. The high calibre of both candidates and employers that we attract are just further testament to the standard of service we offer.
This shipping blog has been assembled through the high level of expertise and knowledge of our specialist consultant and recruitment team. Here, we aim to provide you with the latest news and information about the shipping industry, from important changes to shipping regulations to awards and conferences, so that you remain in the know and can further your shipping employment potential.
Breakbulk Bremen: Our Conference Perspective
Comments by David Cohen - Recruitment Consultant - Shipping, Logistics & Supply Chain at Alchemy
Can you describe Breakbulk in a ‘Containershell’?
My colleague Danielle Williams and I were delighted to attend Breakbulk Bremen this year. It was our first visit to this conference, and we are pleased to report it was well worth the journey. The Breakbulk event is a conference specifically organised for professionals within the breakbulk/project logistics sector to develop relationships and partnerships across the globe and to discuss the developments within the breakbulk industry – we enjoyed a highly rewarding visit.
How will the Port of Dover cope with Brexit?
Deal or no deal?
With the March deadline for the UK leaving the European Union looming, the government is now creating contingency plans in the event of a ‘no-deal Brexit’. A particular worry for Transport Secretary Chris Grayling is the traffic jams surrounding the Port of Dover, the UK’s closest port to Europe. An immediate departure from the single market and customs union will result in extra checks for freight vehicles before entering Calais, Coquelles and Dunkirk.
Transporting the Trafalgar Square Christmas Tree
Noel from Norway
Did you know that the people of Oslo, Norway have been donating a magnificent Christmas tree to the UK each and every year since 1947? The tree is given as a symbol of thanks for the support and friendship of Britain to Norway during the second World War.