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The Bab el-Mandeb Strait (“Gate of Tears” in Arabic) is a vital link in the maritime trade route between the Mediterranean Sea and the Indian Ocean via the Red Sea and the Suez Canal. This 30 km...
Port Congestion was a sore point for many customers globally during COVID-19 with many ports around the world being affected. The South African market has not been an exemption to this Port Congestion. It has been...

Navigating the complex dynamics of supply chain with Arun Samuga – Elemica

At the Reuters Supply Chain Europe Conference in Brussels on October 24-25, Josh Brazil talked to Arun Samuga, Chief Innovation Officer at Elemica, an...

ATA Carnet, its uses and its digital transformation

The International Chamber of Commerce defines an ATA Carnet as an international customs document that permits the duty-free and tax-free temporary import of goods...

USA Ahoy – ODeX and Hapag-Lloyd partnership sets sail in the USA

Winds of change are blowing across the global shipping and trade landscape.. Fuelled by the lessons learned and fallouts from COVID-19, these changes are...

COSCO Energy and COSCO Bulk team up with GSBN, issue first electronic bill of lading

COSCO Shipping Energy Transportation Co., Ltd (“COSCO Energy”) and COSCO Shipping Bulk CO., Ltd (“COSCO Bulk”) have become the latest in a string of...

Maersk and CMA CGM make a bold pledge to accelerate decarbonization in shipping

The maritime and shipping industry is at the crossroads of tradition and transformation, especially in terms of decarbonization of the industry. While the industry has...

Driving transformation through innovation in trade, treasury and technology – T3i

Four industry experts Daniel Cotti, Shalini Lall, Michael Vrontamitis, and Frank Wendt who are renowned in the world of trade finance and treasury have...

Resilience, Sustainability, and Technology: Reuters Supply Chain Europe 2023

Solving your business’ supply chain problems can be a lonely challenge, but it does not have to be. You can network with your peers,...

G20 nations add their voice to trade digitalization – identify high level principles

The Ministers responsible for Trade and Investment of the G20 countries convened in Jaipur on 24th-25th August 2023 at the Trade and Investment Ministerial...

It is Official – UK Electronic Trade Document Bill becomes Law

The much anticipated UK Electronic Trade Document Bill a product 5 years in the making, has received Royal Assent which is the final step...

Amendments to UK Electronic Trade Documents Bill approved, to become Law after Royal Assent

On the 12th of Oct 2022, The Electronic Trade Documents Bill (HL Bill 57) was introduced in the House of Lords in the UK Parliament...

Noted lack of female leadership as Antonio Dominguez chosen IMO Secretary General

Antonio Dominguez Velasco has become the 10th Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization since 1959 chosen through secret ballot by the members of...

You could be legally and contractually liable if you give a Thumbs Up…….. Emojis beware

As we all know, a contract can be both written or verbal, subject to a clear and certain offer from one party and an...

US and Canadian ports at the bottom of the Container Port Productivity Index again

99.24% of ILWU union workers in Canada voted to strike at the Canadian ports of Vancouver and Prince Rupert in Canada which could happen...

“We are getting there” – ILWU on US West Coast labour negotiations breaking down

"ILWU remains committed to negotiating a good agreement for ILWU workers as contract talks continue amid discussions about carrier's pandemic profits". This seems to be...

Enigio completes first end-to-end paperless digital trade document transaction

Enigio AB has announced that the first paperless digital end-to-end trade document transaction was completed using its solution for digital original documents – trace:original...

TT Club warns against tidal wave of drug smuggling in European import trades

In response to the exponential growth in contraband drugs entering Europe via ports on the Atlantic seaboard, specialist freight insurer TT Club is increasing...

ArchLynk acquires WCS Consulting, strengthens Digital Supply Chain service

San Jose, CA, May 9th, 2023 - ArchLynk, a global leader in Digital Supply Chain Consulting Services and Global Trade Solutions headquartered in San...

The carriage of nurdles by sea – packaging requirements to be regulated

In June 2021, the life of X-Press Pearl, a 2-3 month old 1,400+ TEU vessel came to a fiery end when it caught fire...

Commissioner Bentzel to release final recommendations relating to MTDI soon

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the shortcomings and obstacles in worldwide maritime supply chains were starkly exposed. These inadequacies led to trillions of dollars in...

Cargo theft decreased in 2022 globally, South Africa new “wild west’ for cargo theft

Much like in 2021, there has been a decrease in cargo theft incidents worldwide as per the 2022 Cargo Theft Report by BSI, TT...

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