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Over aggressive capacity cuts, but rates still rising

Service demand has increased, 7.2% year-on-year on the Transpacific trade routes, but the reinstatement of capacity into the trade is less about demand and...

Digital platform aims to assist SME’s

In an effort to aid small and medium sized companies to control their own supply chains Maersk has announced the launch of a new...

DP World takes stake in Unico Logistics

DP World, the Dubai-based port operator, is stepping up its vertical integration in the supply chain, with the planned purchase of a 60% stake...

Austrian forwarder develops its home delivery services

Rapid and profound changes into consumer behaviour has led Austria-based freight forwarder Gebrüder Weiss to provide alternative delivery systems as the business to consumer...

Hapag-Lloyd is still pushing Asia rates upwards

Hapag-Lloyd has announced new general rate increases (GRI) from East Asia to Australia, the US and Canada for all dry, reefer, non-operating reefer, tank,...

Hapag-Lloyd pushes up Asia prices from August

Hapag-Lloyd has announced an increased ocean tariff rate for all cargoes in 20’ and 40’ containers, including high cube, standard and reefer containers on...

Uncertain cargo volumes, but lines are pushing rates higher

Only uncertainty is certain at this time. Economic theory while not completely useless, may have to be remodelled at the very least. Not that...

Building resilience is key to securing future supply chains

As the initial jolt of the global pandemic subsides and businesses begin to analyse how they coped with economic shocks created by Covid-19, Maersk...

CMA CGM announces further rate changes out of Asia

Following its rate announcements on the 9 July, CMA CGM has more rate changes from Asia to North Africa, Mediterranean and North Europe, effective...

Massive rate rise on Pacific as lines “manipulate” capacity

Rate manipulation on the Pacific trades is being called out by shippers in the US as non-vessel operator and shipping consultant, Jon Monroe argues...

Major lines unveil fresh Asia rates

CMA CGM and Hapag-Lloyd have announced new prices from Asia to various destinations, effective from mid-July and August. Hapag-Lloyd will implement the following general rate...

Seoul mandates comprehensive freight disclosures

South Korea's Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF) has acted to improve the transparency of container freight charges so that shippers will be better...
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Updated: Maersk continues to cancel sailings across the globe

Due to market demand reductions globally caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Maersk is continuing to moderate its schedule. The Danish liner company line will,...

MSC container vessel loses more than 20 boxes in Algoa Bay

MSC has confirmed the loss of more than 20 containers overboard from its 9,400TEU container vessel MSC Palak near the port of Nqgura (Coega)...

MSC Zoe report says vessel hit the bottom in storm

A 19,200TEU ship which lost 342 containers in a North Sea storm hit the seabed as the vessel was tossed up and down in...