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Washington United Terminals latest to join “dwell fee” party amid USWC record congestion

Washington United Terminals (WUT) has announced the introduction of a "long stay rehandling" fee, effective from 15 November, for all local import units that...

CMA CGM adjusts overweight surcharge from China to Nigeria

The French shipping company CMA CGM has announced the adjustment of its overweight surcharge (OWS) in shipments from China to Nigeria. Particularly, the world's third-largest...

Transpacific box rates have fallen 50% since September

Shippers' relief from the drop in the China-US spot rate market during the first week of October seems to be continuing into November, according to...

Suez Canal Authority to increase transit tolls by 6%

Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has published new resolutions concerning the fees of the transiting ships through the canal and new marketing strategies that will...

Tacoma’s Husky Terminal introduces dwell charge

Port of Tacoma's Husky Terminal has introduced an import surcharge for containers remaining more than 15 calendar days in the terminal, effective from 1...

MSC announces new surcharges from Europe to America

The Swiss box carrier MSC will apply new Peak Season Surcharges (PSS), which will take effect by the end of November, for cargoes transferred...

MSC to impose rate increases from Italy to America

MSC, the second-largest shipping line in the world, will apply new Freight All Kinds (FAK) increases for sailings travelling from Italy to America. More specifically,...

Daily fee for import cargo, the new measure to ease California congestion

The ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles will begin assessing a surcharge to ocean carriers for import containers that dwell on marine terminals...

Ports in China see significant growth in box volumes during 2021

China ports have registered noteworthy increases in container volumes during the period between January and September. The container throughput of China ports has reached 211...

MSC increases freight rates from Africa to Europe

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has published new Freight All Kinds (FAK) increases for cargoes travelling from Africa to Europe. The updated prices will be effective...

MSC pushes up rates from Oceania to Antwerp and Valencia

MSC has announced the implementation of new Freight All Kinds (FAK) increases from Australia and New Zealand to Europe. In particular, the second-largest container shipping...

FMC urges carriers to adopt detention & demurrage best practices

Ocean carriers should rapidly adopt three common best practices related to detention and demurrage that promote clarity and certainty about how and when fees...

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Singaporean state investment firm Temasek mum on PIL bailout

The Singapore government’s investment company Temasek Holdings is remaining tight-lipped on market talk that it may take a stake in embattled liner operator Pacific...

High speed and compromised manoeuvring caused Milano Bridge accident

The container ship Milano Bridge had failed to slow down as it attempted to berth in Busan New Port on 6 April 2020, causing...

Chinese shipyards win giant container ship order

Chinese shipyards will build six 24,232TEU containerships, the largest in the world as of today, that the Bank of Communications Financial Leasing (Bocomm Leasing)...

MSC Rosa M damages Mumbai crane

The 14,000TEU MSC Rosa M has hit and seriously damaged a crane at the DP World terminal in Nhava Sheva, NSIGT in Mumbai, while...

Taking the personal view for crew working on container shipping

Philip Eastell – Founder of Container Shipping Supporting Seafarers – describes the personal side of container operations at a time when crew, affected by...