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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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Chinese port container volumes up 15% in H1 2021

Chinese port container volumes up 15% in H1 2021

27/07/21

In the past half year of 2021 container volume reported at all Chinese ports was 138.18m teus, an increase of 15% year on year.

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Floods disrupt European logistics and supply chains

Floods disrupt European logistics and supply chains

21/07/21

Severe flooding caused by violent storms have resulted in widespread disruption to logistics and manufacturing operations over the past few days in Western Europe, including in Belgium, Luxembourg, parts of the Netherlands, and western Germany.

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High praise for Ever Given crew as vessel finally sets sail from Suez

High praise for Ever Given crew as vessel finally sets sail from Suez

08/07/21

The shipping industry has welcomed the news of the Ever Given’s departure at last from the Suez Canal to Rotterdam, where it is set to arrive next weekend.

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