Carriers given a month to evacuate empty containers in Los Angeles Terminal

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“Ocean carriers will be charged for empty containers staying in the Los Angeles port terminals for more than 9 days” – this is the message from Gene Seroka, Executive Director … Read more..

IMO welcomes WHO vaccine roadmap seafarer prioritization

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IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has welcomed the World Health Organization‘s decision to name seafarers as one of the groups of transportation workers that should be prioritised for COVID-19 vaccination in … Read more..

New Container Fresh & Frozen (CFF) refrigeration units launched

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The new Thermo King CFF units can reach and maintain box temperature in the toughest conditions between -30 and +30 degrees Celsius to safeguard product quality Brussels, Apr. 8, 2021 … Read more..

Should the Captain of the Wakashio be held responsible for dead dolphins

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Any maritime disaster will have severe impact on assets, people and environment.. The effects of the oil spill from the Wakashio is beginning to manifest itself as there have been … Read more..

India contemplates National Logistics Law to boost logistics sector

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With a view to promoting the growth of the logistics sector in India, the commerce ministry is considering replacing the multimodal transportation of goods act with a full-fledged national logistics … Read more..

FMC publishes TradeLens agreement

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TradeLens is a digital alliance among container shipping lines started by the teaming up of Maersk and IBM to offer customers digital freight solutions.. Touted as an open and neutral … Read more..

Saudi Customs completes first blockchain based shipment

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Blockchain seems to have become a prolific “enabler” of businesses, particularly in the shipping and freight and trade industry.. Whether in its use by Banks and Shippers to create Trade … Read more..

HSBC leads the way in forex transactions using blockchain

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Previously we shared an article about India’s first blockchain enabled Letter of Credit and also the First blockchain enabled trade finance transaction.. Both of these activities were carried out by HSBC.. HSBC … Read more..

India’s first blockchain enabled Letter of Credit transaction completed

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Blockchain – that newfangled concept seems to be catching on quickly and moving along quite nicely in the shipping and freight industry.. A Blockchain is a ledger that uses cryptography, … Read more..

Extreme winds shuts down the port of Port Elizabeth in South Africa

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Port Elizabeth is one of the main ports in South Africa and is a main port of call for many carriers on the East/West Trade between Far East/South East Asia … Read more..

Anti-Apartheid artwork for United States of America

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An anti-apartheid artwork featuring the military vehicle Casspir was shipped from South Africa and United States as part of The Casspir Project.. Here is the news item from Transnet regarding … Read more..