Boudewijn Siemons, 56, has been appointed as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Port of Rotterdam Authority this month
- Port of Rotterdam Authority appoints Boudewijn Siemons as new COO
- China adds three areas to its expanding list of free trade zones
CHINA has decided to set up three new free trade zones (FTZs) as part of efforts to attract foreign investment and boost trade, reports Caixin
- Seafarers are facing a Covid-driven humanitarian crisis!
Thousands of mariners are unable to sign off from their ships, causing considerable mental agony to them and their families
- Freight forwarders up in arms over Port of Felixstowe's congestion
THE Port of Felixstowe is facing severe congestion at the facility due to an increase in container volumes in the rush to beat China's Golden...
- South Korea struggles to lure factories home from China and Vietnam
SOUTH Korea is struggling to lure companies with operations overseas back to the country despite expanded incentives aimed at helping local factories...
- Covid-19 supply chain disruption boosts hub port role: PSA executive
THE regional CEO of Middle East South Asia and head of business development at PSA International, Wan Chee Foong, says that the supply chain...
- Ship banned for AUD $118,000 in unpaid crew wages
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has today banned the Panama-flagged bulk carrier AC Sesoda for deliberately underpaying its crew by...
- China's high tech and finance groups flock to Singapore to expand
CHINA's largest technology and financial services companies are stepping up efforts to expand in Singapore, as doors slam shut on mainland groups...
- Prompt action needed for air cargo sector to handle vaccine distribution
THE global head of cargo at the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Glynn Hughes, says the air cargo sector still faces challenges after...
- Mumbai rival Mundra surpassing JNPT container throughput
INDIA's Adani Ports at Mundra, 475 nautical miles north of Mumbai, increased its July volume six per cent to three million tonnes year on year...
- Global container shipping had its best second quarter since 2010
THE container shipping industry made US$2
- Indo-China trade at risk as border skirmishes intensify
INDIA banned 118 more mostly Chinese apps, raising tensions after troops skirmished over a disputed Himalayan border site, raising doubts about the...
- India's major box port volumes increased 17.4pc in July
INDIA's container volumes through the country's ports continued to rise in July, albeit slightly, reports New Delhi's Financial Express
- Chinese exports beat expectations with 9.5pc jump in August
CHINA's exports jumped 9
- UN urges support for postal, air cargo and mail operators
THE UN's International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has appealed to world governments to ensure the priority of air mail during the Covid...
- Covid lockdowns could bring world shipping to a halt: expert
CLOSURES of international borders, flight caps and Covid quarantines pose a grave threat to global supply chains and the welfare of seafarers, warns...
- Court stops Kenya Airways pilots' sacking until state bailout
A COURT ordered Kenya Airways to stop sacking pilots pending a case challenging the layoffs, reports Bloomberg
- Port of Amsterdam, Pifim consortium show Sardinian hub interest
THE Port Authority of Cagliari, on the southern tip of Sardinia has announced that Port of Amsterdam International together with London financial...
- United to eliminate 16,370 jobs because of weak demand
UNITED AIRLINES will eliminate 16,370 jobs next month to shrink operations in response to a decline in flights because of Covid pandemic, reports...
- CMA CGM profit up 26.3pc to US$1.2 billion as sales fall 9pc
FRENCH shipping giant CMA CGM's second quarter operating profit increased 26