WSC issues reminder to shippers and carriers that regulations apply one year from today
Expected rise in transpacific container services via the expanded Panama Canal could result in oversupply, says Drewry
Shake-up in liner on-time performance as alliances struggle with schedules
Rates rot finally over as carriers succeed with GRIs on both the Asia-north Europe and Asia-Mediterranean trades
CMA CGM says the three-month withdrawal programme may be extended if conditions do not improve by the fourth quarter
New terminal, designed to cater for the next-generation mega container ships, will give world’s second-largest container port 50m teu annual capacity
Legislation would help prevent slowdowns such as those that hit west coast ports earlier this year
Subsidiaries of Cosco, China Shipping, Maersk, OOCL, and Evergreen among those penalised for allegedly misreporting rates, falsifying information, or other violations
Carriers are depriving themselves of revenue by ignoring landside opportunities, says Contship Italia boss
Eurotunnel access also partially blockaded by port workers, causing severe disruptions to freight vehicles
SCFI reaches new lows last week on key east-west trade and other trades from Shanghai
ESC insists cargo owners’ experiences should be heard, as competition watchdogs pledge ‘renewed intention to cooperate’ in monitoring container shipping activities
Thai feeder operator teams up with three other carriers to deploy seven 6,500 teu ships on Northeast Asia-Middle East trade
Prices rebounding for panamax and post-panamax vessel sizes
But leading indicators such as inventory levels point towards stronger growth in second half of the year, Drewry notes
The completion of the Soai Rap channel dredging project in the first half of last year, made the DP World-operated Saigon Premier Container Terminal (SPCT) the deepest in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC).
9 million tonnes of fresh and frozen products enter the Dutch port annually, while 15 million tonnes are exported
Hamburg port logistics group, Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), has announced orders for a total of five new container gantry cranes capable of handling 20,000-teu capacity vessels.
Port operator DP World continues to forge ahead with the expansion of its flagship facility at Dubai’s Jebel Ali (JA) port.
The HAROPA port consortium - Le Havre, Rouen and Paris - is developing a role as a European transhipment hub for Asian-origin goods bound for West Africa.
DHL Global Forwarding’s former EMEA chief Thomas Nieszner returns, as Rajeev Singh-Molares moves on
Freight forwarder opens new branches in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg
Former Seko, EGL, and Ceva senior executive Terry Unrein ‘comes home’, bringing decades of experience to role
Current global sales manager Ashwin Bhat to succeed Oliver Evans from 1 October
Global Shippers’ Forum secretary general and FTA director of global and European policy is recognised for ‘services to shippers and the shipping industry’
Freightex CEO Tim Phillips expects UK international road freight prices to rise in the coming months, due to the impact of the migrant crisis and seasonal demand increases
Panditrans’ Alexander Petrenko outlines the crucial differences between liability and cargo cover in this sometimes-confusing market
After flying to Nepal several weeks ago to cover the immediate aftermath of the 25 April earthquake, Lloyd’s Loading List.com journalist Mike King returned to the struggling Himalayan country again this month
Agency seeks to encourage others to continue their efforts to support humanitarian actions as part of their daily work
Kewill’s Andreas Giger says appropriate planning and investments in the right technology and infrastructure will ensure smoother operations and lower risk