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Close on the heels of the Port of Los Angeles announcing that it is seeing a 15% drop in total volumes in August 2022 Y-O-Y, figures from the Port of Long Beach show a drop of...
Peak Season Surcharge (PSS) = a seasonal fee applied during high volume shipping periods in certain trade lanes.. This is a fixed quantum per container applied to all shipments moving in these trades during the peak...

Overweight Surcharge for containers more than 20 tons from Asia-Europe – CMA CGM

CMA CGM, the world's 3rd largest container shipping line by TEU and Vessel capacity has announced the implementation of Overweight Surcharge (OWS) on its...

Shameful record for seafarer abandonment in 2022

While 2020, 2021, and H1 2022 have been record years for companies involved in the maritime business with many of them breaking several records...

Meet the Sponsors of PharmaReg AfriSummit 2022

PharmaReg AfriSummit is an annual event that provides a platform for medical device and pharmaceutical regulatory experts and industry professionals in Africa to share...

Hapag Lloyd smiling all the way to the bank in the first half of 2022

Result significantly higher than prior-year period Transport volume at prior-year level Outlook upgraded based on current business performance Uncertainties remain due to the...

Evergreen gets double certified for its Greenhouse Gas emission inventory

In order to implement the company's environmental protection policy and carbon reduction goals, Evergreen Marine Corp. has completed a systematic inspection and calculation of...

Vikrant – India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier delivered to Indian Navy

In what is considered a major success for India's "Make In India" and "Aatma Nirbhar Bharat" initiatives, the Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) has handed over...

Can US ports handle the privileges that American Port Access Privileges Act may bring with it..??

"Foreign exporters’ access to the American market and our consumers is a privilege, not a right. Cargo vessels looking to offload foreign-made products and...

Less than 12 days to go for Africa Trade & Customs Week – claim your spot now

The Africa Trade and Customs Week Summit is upon us. Starting on the 11th of July 2022, the summit will serve as the global...

Understanding container weight misdeclaration

Recently, ONE (Ocean Network Express), the 7th largest container shipping line in the world by capacity, implemented a penalty fee in the form of...

Sitakunda Container Depot Fire contained, authorities revise death toll downwards

The mortal remains of two more bodies have been recovered from Sitakunda's BM Container Depot in Bangladesh where a series of explosions lead to...

Just In Time arrival can reduce fuel consumption and emissions by 14%

Containerships can reduce fuel consumption and resulting carbon dioxide emissions by 14% on a per voyage basis using Just In Time arrival. This is what...

43 containers removed from Ever Forward as efforts to free the ship continue

As previously reported, the Ever Forward, a Hong Kong flagged ship stuck near Gibson Island in the Chesapeake Bay channel since the 13th of March 2022...

Bolloré Africa Logistics now a part of the world’s largest container line’s stable

In the latest episode of ocean carriers acquiring logistics businesses, MSC has confirmed in a statement that it has entered into a share purchase...

Total reliance of USA on China for container and chassis manufacturing questioned

"The primary causes of supply chain disruption were the massive swing of cargo in the spring and summer of 2020, the challenge in handling...

White House wants freight information to FLOW (Freight Logistics Optimization Works)

It took queues and queues of ships stuck outside global ports driven by surging consumer demand in the US, driven by a global pandemic...

Tackling the challenges of COVID-19 fatalities onboard ships at sea

The COVID-19 pandemic affected many people worldwide, but it has been particularly severe for seafarers. As the number of variants increased and new infections...

FMC Maritime Transportation Data Initiative – Next meeting with Warehouse, Distribution, and 3PL Sectors

In December 2021, the Chairman of The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), Daniel B. Maffei appointed Commissioner Carl Bentzel to spearhead an initiative of the FMC to...

Seafarers need an enforceable global protocol for “green channel” travel

Provide an enforceable global protocol for "green channel" travel for seafarers This is the call from Frank Coles who has started a petition to the...

It is Official – MSC is the world’s largest container shipping line in terms of container capacity

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) a privately-owned organisation driven by the Aponte family was founded in 1970 and has evolved from a one-vessel operation into...

The impact of Supply Chain disruptions and mitigation – A conversation with the FMC

Supply Chain can perhaps be termed as the "Phrase of the Year" in 2021. Whether you were involved in the business of supply chain...

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