NORTH American rail volume for the week ending September 19 on 12 reporting US, Canadian and Mexican railways totalled 327,915 carloads, down 6
- North American weekly rail traffic down 6.9pc, intermodal up 3.7pc
- Zim ploughs ahead with Asia-Australia service despite Sydney port's woes
ISRAELI carrier Zim is going ahead with its plan to enter the Asia-Australia trade despite the high levels of container congestion being witnessed at...
- Oil spill from 203,130-ton bulker threatens Mauritius beaches
A 203,130-dwt Panamanian bulk carrier aground off Mauritius, is leaking oil and cracking up, and threatens disaster for the island nation dependent...
- Hapag-Lloyd diverts 3,800-TEU ship from Montreal dock strife
GERMAN shipping giant Hapag-Lloyd rerouted one of their ships as the Port of Montreal longshoremen's union continues to threaten to disrupt port...
- Q2 cargo volumes at Anchorage post new high
TED Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) handled record volumes of 900,000 tonnes of cargo in the second quarter of the year as a result of...
- Amazon Air starts operating at LAL regional air hub in Florida
CARGO carrier Amazon Air, formerly known as Amazon Prime Air, has commenced operations at its new regional air hub located at Lakeland Linder...
- US box imports slide 10pc in June, better performance by west coast ports
UNLIKE the trend of the past year, US west coast ports fared better in comparison with their east and Gulf coast gateway rivals last month, recording...
- New ISO standard coming for marine fuels
With the varied parameters in VLSFO there is a need to revise the ISO 8217 marine fuel standard, which could take three years to complete
- Air freight rates rise to pre-Covid level as fuel prices increase to new levels
AIR freight rates have returned to mid-March levels as jet fuel prices continue to rise, according to London's Loadstar
- Container shipping faces continuing low demand and capacity withdrawal
ANALYST Sea-Intelligence says container shipping is expected to see current low demand levels persisting, consequently leading to high levels of...
- HK Trade Development Council expects 10pc export fall
THE Hong Kong Trade Development Council predicts Hong Kong's export performance for 2020 will decline by 10 per cent due to the economic damage...
- DP World digitises global supply chains using TradeLens
DUBAI's DP World has completed the early stages of integration with blockchain-based digital container logistics platform TradeLens in a move to...
- Asia-Europe rates remain flat at US$827/TEU, USWC unchanged at $1,678/FEU
SPOT rates for shipping containers from Asia to northern Europe in the week ending last Friday were flat at US$827 per TEU
- Yangzijiang captures US$360m worth of newbuilding orders in Q1
YANGZIJIANG Shipbuilding has secured new orders for seven vessels with a total contract value of US$360 million during the first quarter of 2020
- VLCCs: Charterers Regain Control, Suezmax: Rates tumbled
A quieter week in both Middle East and Atlantic regions has allowed charterers to regain control as tonnage availability increases, with the...
- St Petersburg box terminal (CTSP) moves 758,610 TEU up 5.1pc
RUSSIA's Container Terminal Saint-Petersburg CJSC (CTSP) handled 758,610 TEU in 2019, a year-on-year increase of 5
- Asia-Europe falls 0.4pc to US$827/TEU, USWC jumps 18.3pc to $1,610/FEU
SPOT rates for shipping containers from Asia to northern Europe in the week ending last Friday fell 0
- India's JNPT handles record 5.1m TEU in 2019
INDIA's Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) processed a record-high 5
- Enhanced patrols in Singapore Strait needed to curb robberies spike
INCIDENTS of robbery in the Singapore Strait and the waters off Malaysia spiked sharply in 2019, sparking industry calls for coastal nations around...
- Venezuela helps local producers by cutting list of tax-free imports
THE Venezuelan government has slashed the number of items that can enter the country free of import taxes, in a bid to bolster local manufacturers...