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MSC increases Asia-Europe charges from 2021

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) will apply new Asia to Europe rates from the beginning of the new year. The Swiss-based carrier has announced the following...

Hapag-Lloyd raises charges from Asia to North Europe and Med

Hapag-Lloyd has unveiled new prices from Asia to Europe and Mediterranean, which will take effect from 1 January 2020. In particular, the Hamburg-based container carrier...

Freight forwarders feel the US$10k heat, in red-hot Asia/Europe market

Freight forwarders say that with Asia-Europe rates rising at least fivefold year-on-year, and total rates for some cargo having topped US$10,000/FEU, shippers are delaying...

Updated: OOCL announces new West Coast haulage surcharge from 2021

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has announced an emergency surcharge, which will take place on the eastbound leg of the Transpacific trade and will...

Daikin Active CA offers carriers new markets

Reefer climate control specialist Daikin has partnered with a three major carriers to successfully transport a number of sensitive reefer cargoes using what it...

European lines apply new rates in Europe and Med

Major ocean carriers have announced new charges in Europe and the Mediterranean from mid-December and the beginning of the new year. French shipping line CMA...

Shipping rates in Europe and East Asia continue upward trend

The largest shipping lines of the world have announced new charges in the European and East Asian regions in December and into next year. Maersk...

Hapag-Lloyd adjusts Canadian charges

Hapag-Lloyd has announced the implementation of a peak season surcharge (PSS) of US$150/container on agricultural products such as dried legumes and other products on...

ONE introduces congestion surcharge in Chinese port

Ocean Network Express (ONE) has applied a congestion surcharge (CS) of US$1300/container at Tianjin’s Xingang port in northern China, which faces a serious shortage...

Reefer rates out of Europe take a hike

European reefer rates are seeing upward pressure with some major lines announcing significant increases, for reefer cargo in particular, but also for standard freight...

UK port congestion leads to additional surcharges

The heavy congestion in London Gateway, and in most ports of the United Kingdom, has forced several shipping lines to implement congestion surcharges and...

European carriers introduce new Asia charges

European shipping lines have published new prices and surcharges in Asia, after their latest announcements, increasing various charges until the end of the year. MSC...

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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...