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The Load Star - Peak season could be Shanghaied by a 260,000-container surge
An estimated 260,000 teu of Shanghai’s unshipped cargo is set to swamp the market this summer, making the peak season “even more chaotic” than last year.
Port of Tianjin hits high of 4.5 million TEU
NORTH China's Tianjin port has handled 4.63 million TEU of containers in the first three months of 2022, an increase of 3.5 per cent year on year, reports London's Port Technology International.
EV CARGO GLOBAL FORWARDING LTD – SOUTHAMPTON OFFICE MOVE – 09/MAY/2022
EV Cargo UK would like to advise all interested parties that their Southampton branch office are moving to new bespoke premises from 09/May/2022.
Lines eye more missed calls and blank sailings as Shanghai lockdown goes on
As Shanghai enters the second week of an indefinite lockdown, ocean carriers are increasingly omitting calls at terminals and preparing to announce more blank sailings.
Suez Canal increases toll surcharges on most vessels > 01/May/2022
THE Suez Canal Authority is increasing surcharges levied on ships using the waterway.
Omicron curbs hurt China ports in lockdown mania
Ever lengthening queues of containerships outside major Chinese ports as a lockdown mania persists among Chinese officialdom nationwide.
Major container lines suspend shipments to Russia
An increasing number of major container shipping lines have temporarily halted services to and from Russia, in light of the sanctions placed against the country following its invasion of Ukraine.
Colombo container throughput hits all-time high of 7.3m TEU in 2021
CONTAINER throughput at the Port of Colombo hit an all-time high of 7.25 million TEU recording growth of 5.84 per cent in 2021 over the previous year, Sri Lanka Port Authority (SLPA) data showed.