Why America’s “Shipping Crisis” will not end

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The American shipping crisis has been making news all over the world and has been the subject of discussions across many media platforms and the industry.. Even US President Joe … Read more..

Refrigerators, toys and other debris from ZIM Kingston containers wash up ashore near Cape Scott

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No more containers have been found. That is the news from the Canadian Coast Guard about the maritime disaster surrounding the ZIM Kingston that lost an estimated 109 containers in … Read more..

ZIM Kingston fire update

Calm seas allowed firefighters to finally board the ZIM Kingston a 4253 TEU capacity container ship which has been on fire off the coast of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. … Read more..

ZIM Kingston container loss and container fire onboard – UPDATE

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Further to the incident of ZIM Kingston losing containers overboard and container fire on board, today’s update is that the fire is reported to have been controlled but the vessel … Read more..

36-day average transit time on China-US West Coast route underscores the extent of supply chain breakdown

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With the Biden Administration now stepping in to tackle the port congestion crisis at Long Beach and Los Angeles, China-US West Coast transit data and insights provided by digital freight … Read more..

China-US freight rates plunge, but China manufacturing woes create new headaches for shippers

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Shippers might finally be catching a break, as China-US spot freight rates plunge in the first week of October. With Chinese manufacturers throttling production due to the power crisis and … Read more..

Zim becomes the latest shipping line to enter the freight forwarding market

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ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. becomes the latest shipping line to enter the freight forwarding market following their announcement today of the creation of a new subsidiary, Ship4wd, a digital … Read more..

IMO and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia sign new partnerships

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IMO has signed three partnership agreements with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to support the preparation of a new global project that targets ship-based emissions. Further funding goes to existing … Read more..

Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles to expand hours for truck pick up and drop off

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After consultation with multiple supply chain stakeholders and the U.S. Department of Transportation, the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles announced bold new measures to improve freight movement and … Read more..

Increase in freight costs – a UK freight forwarder’s perspective

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Mass container shortage has disrupted international supply chains and seen the cost of freight and shipping increase exponentially across all sectors. While it may be easy to blame this single … Read more..

Berthing delay skyrockets as operations at Ningbo container terminal still suspended

Berthing delay skyrockets as Ningbo, the 3rd largest ports in the world suspends container terminal operations due to a positive case of COVID-19. Data provided by project44 confirms that a … Read more..

What is Liner Shipping and what is its role in container shipping..??

Liner shipping

There are more than 55,000 merchant ships plying global trade around the world and these ships include General Cargo, Bulk and Break Bulk ships, Container ships, Chemical, Oil and LNG … Read more..

How cargo survey for refrigerated and frozen cargoes works

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Cargo that must be loaded, maintained and or carried at a particular temperature for it to arrive its destination without deterioration is classified under refrigerated cargoes. This article looks at … Read more..