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New Suez daily record set - 87 vessels of 4.8 million tons

New Suez daily record set - 87 vessels of 4.8 million tons

05/10/21

THE Suez Canal Authority has announced a new vessel transit record was set Wednesday September 29 when 87 vessels totalling 4.8 million tons transited the waterway.

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Thai government fleshes out plans for flagship carrier reboot

Thai government fleshes out plans for flagship carrier reboot

28/09/21

The Thai government is pressing ahead with the creation of a national flagship carrier.

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Building of US$415m fourth berth at London Gateway to begin next month

Building of US$415m fourth berth at London Gateway to begin next month

21/09/21

THE UK is set to receive another injection of container port capacity with DP World announcing that it would begin construction of a fourth berth at London Gateway next month, according to UK's The Loadstar.

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China Golden Week capacity reductions

China Golden Week capacity reductions

08/09/21

With the Chinese Golden Week holiday four weeks away, normally carriers would have by now announced the full extent of their blank sailings program in anticipation of the slowdown in demand.

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Port congestion double-whammy sinks carriers' schedule recovery hopes

Port congestion double-whammy sinks carriers' schedule recovery hopes

24/08/21

Alliance networks operating between Asia and North Europe are experiencing delays of up to a month due to worsening port congestion at both ends of the trade lane.

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THE Alliance cancels 12 sailings in August, double the blank sailings of 2M and Ocean Alliance

THE Alliance cancels 12 sailings in August, double the blank sailings of 2M and Ocean Alliance

17/08/21

Over the next four weeks, The Alliance (Hapag-Lloyd, ONE, Yang Ming, HMM) has announced 12 cancellations.

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Meidong terminal closure at Ningbo  - could reprise congestion crisis seen at Yantian

Meidong terminal closure at Ningbo - could reprise congestion crisis seen at Yantian

11/08/21

One of Ningbo’s container terminals has closed due to a positive Covid test, sparking fears of a Yantian-style nightmare for cargo owners.

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Italy, Poland and Czech Republic exceed 2020 volumes in first 6 months

Italy, Poland and Czech Republic exceed 2020 volumes in first 6 months

06/08/21

FECL Members CN Logistics - Italy, EV Cargo Global Forwarding – Poland and Geis CZ – Czech Republic have all exceeded their 2020 volumes at the halfway point of 2021.

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