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Alliance makes raft of November changes, and cancellations

Alliance makes raft of November changes, and cancellations

21/10/20

THE Alliance, made up of ocean carriers Hapag-Lloyd, Yang Ming, Ocean Express Network (ONE) and HMM, have announced changes to a large number of services for November.

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China's Q3 GDP grows 4.9pc, economy gains more momentum

China's Q3 GDP grows 4.9pc, economy gains more momentum

21/10/20

CHINA's economic recovery gathered pace in the third quarter as consumers returned to malls and major trading partners reopened for business, shaking off the record slump seen earlier this year.

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HMM discloses ‘megamax’ load factors on Asia to Europe maiden trips

HMM discloses ‘megamax’ load factors on Asia to Europe maiden trips

14/10/20

The twelve brand new 24,000 teus megamax ships of HMM, introduced from May to September on the Asia - North Europe route, have averaged loads of around 19,500 teus on their respective maiden voyages from China and/or Singapore to Europe.

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India's container crisis could last a further three months

India's container crisis could last a further three months

08/10/20

India’s container shortage could last another three months, as congestion hits Colombo and shippers call for tighter regulation of freight rates. The acute space problem over the past few weeks was the result of increased demand, reduced imports and port rotation issues.

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Port of Felixstowe congestion riles freight forwarders

Port of Felixstowe congestion riles freight forwarders

23/09/20

An increase in container volumes during peak season, in the rush to beat China’s Golden Week holidays and technical issues with the Port of Felixstowe’s Vehicle Booking System (VBS), has resulted in severe congestion at the port.

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Box throughput at eight major Chinese ports up 7pc in early September

Box throughput at eight major Chinese ports up 7pc in early September

23/09/20

STATISTICS released by China Ports and Harbours Association show that container volume at eight major Chinese ports increased 7.4 per cent in early September compared to the same period last year.

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Covid and Golden Week force THE Alliance to cancel October sailings

Covid and Golden Week force THE Alliance to cancel October sailings

17/09/20

The members of THE Alliance, Hapag-Lloyd, Yang Ming, ONE and HMM, have updated the latest service adjustments in October.

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Back-to-back typhoons and surging shipping demand have meant lengthy vessel delays for ocean freight out of Asia.

Back-to-back typhoons and surging shipping demand have meant lengthy vessel delays for ocean freight out of Asia.

17/09/20

According to Resilience360, Typhoon Haishen made landfall south-east of Gangneung in South Korea on 7 September, following Typhoon Maysak, which struck near the port of Busan on 3 September with winds of 100 mph.

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