• News Clippings, 18 July 2019

    MOU signed for China-Czech rail freight service China Railway Container Transport Co and the Czech Republic’s CD Cargo have signed a memorandum on strategic cooperation that paves the way for a freight service to be launched between the two countries in the near future. CRCT also intends to use CD Cargo’s warehouses in Lovosice. In […]

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  • News Clippings, 28 April 2019

    Yang Ming Announces New Asian Service Yang Ming Marine Transportation Corp has announced a reorganisation of its Asian service network in view of the “rising global trade tensions”. “Under the impact of rising global trade tensions, a relocation and adjustment of cargo flow and supply chains is expected,” the Taiwanese container carrier said in a […]

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  • News Clippings, 20 June 2019

    Incidents of piracy, armed robbery in Asia fall 22pc in May Piracy in Asia has fallen by 22% in May, when compared to the same month in 2018 according to Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against ships in Asia, abbreviated as ReCAAP which include the Information Sharing Centre (ISC). Of the […]

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  • News Clippings, 07 June 2019

    Hapag-Lloyd back in black for Q1 Hapag-Lloyd reported a net profit of US$104.4 million for the first quarter of the year, on revenues of $3.9 billion, an increase of 8.6 per cent year-on-year. Crediting higher volumes, freight rates and a stronger dollar, CEO Rolf Habben Jansen said the results were “slightly above expectations and got […]

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  • News Clippings, 30 May 2019

    US ports to receive government cash boost A cash boost of US$225m for US port infrastructure improvements will be available through the Port Infrastructure Development Program. “This is great news for America’s ports and follows on the heels of first-time direct funding for seaports totalling $292.73 million in 2019,” said American Association of Port Authorities. […]

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  • News Clippings, 25 April 2019

    Asia Europe box ship sailing cancellations Ocean carriers on the Asia-North Europe tradelane have cancelled more sailings, according to Alphaliner. Spot rates on the route slumped to a 12-month low in mid-April. The North Europe component of the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) slid a further 2.7% last week to $640 per TEU, falling 36 […]

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  • News Clippings, 18 April 2019

    Panama Canal expects Asian cargo increase as US dispute escalates The Panama Canal Authority says that it is anticipating an increase in Asian cargo moving through its waterway, if US dockers at APMT Los Angeles step up their opposition to automation planned for the Maersk-owned terminal. The International Longshore and Warehouse Union has lodged an […]

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  • News Clippings, 15 March 2019

    CMA CGM in biofuel test program CMA CGM has joined hands with IKEA Transport & Logistics Services, the GoodShipping Program, and the Port of Rotterdam to test and scale the use of sustainable marine bio-fuel oil. The test will begin with a bunkering of the marine bio-fuel oil on a CMA CGM containership on 19 […]

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  • News Clippings, 08 march 2019

    Asia Pacific airports cargo falls in December Airports in Asia Pacific recorded a 2.5 per cent drop in airfreight in December 2018, while Middle East airports saw a 0.9 per cent fall compared to the same month in 2017. Airports Council International (ACI) Asia Pacific, attributed the December decline in traffic to a “weakened global […]

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  • News Clippings, 28 February 2019

    Airfreight solution to Brexit auto-parts logjam concerns As concerns are growing about a Post Brexit disruption to the auto parts supply chain between Europe and the UK, Liverpool John Lennon Airport and Leipzig Halle Airport have launched a contingency plan to keep materials moving. The two airports together with Wynne Aviation Services, Jota Aviation, Airport […]

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  • News Clippings, 22 February 2019

    Japan hoping no new US tariffs on cars Japan’s Economy Minister, Toshimitsu Motegi has said he does not expect new tariffs on car and auto part exports to the US, following a US Commerce Department report on vehicle imports submitted to Donald Trump on Sunday. Cars and auto parts made up 20 percent of Japan’s […]

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  • News Clippings, 15 February 2019

    Australia in countdown air cargo security deadline Australia’s Department of Home Affairs (DoHA) has sent a notice to the country’s freight community that Air Cargo Security regulations will change on 1 March 2019. From that date all export air cargo, regardless of destination, will need to be examined at piece-level or originate from a ‘Known […]

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