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As Ningbo slowly recovers, Covid ripples reach ports of Tianjin and Shenzhen

As Ningbo slowly recovers, Covid ripples reach ports of Tianjin and Shenzhen

12/01/22

The port of Ningbo has largely recovered from its latest Covid disruption, but the risk of shipping delays from China has already spread to Tianjin and Shenzhen.

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The 2M decides to put its Asia-Europe 'eggs' in fewer port baskets

The 2M decides to put its Asia-Europe 'eggs' in fewer port baskets

22/12/21

The 2M shipping alliance decision to temporarily consolidate Asia-North Europe port calls in the new year.

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Suspension of Feeder Services between South China out-ports and main ports from late-December 2021 to mid-February 2022

Suspension of Feeder Services between South China out-ports and main ports from late-December 2021 to mid-February 2022

08/12/21

Our interpretation on subject matter is that container space out of Pearl River Delta outports, namely Zuhai, Foshan, Dongguan, Zhongshan, Jiangmen, Huizhou, Zhaoqing will become critical that demands for trucks will be upsurged before Chinese New Year Holiday (For FOB shipping term, this pressure will be on shipper’s).

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Mediterranean Shipping Co displaces Maersk as top Carrier

Mediterranean Shipping Co displaces Maersk as top Carrier

07/12/21

GENEVA's Mediterranean Shipping Co (MSC) has displaced Copenhagen's Maersk as the world's biggest container shipping company by capacity, according to Paris-based consultancy Alphaliner.

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Ever Given back in action after repairs

Ever Given back in action after repairs

18/11/21

THE Ever Given, the VLCC that became known around the world after her grounding in the Suez Canal in March 2021, is back in service, reports The Maritime Executive, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Major Chinese ports container volume falls 6.3% in mid-Oct

Major Chinese ports container volume falls 6.3% in mid-Oct

11/11/21

Container volume at eight major Chinese ports declined 6.3% year on year in mid-October.

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Carriers skip more European ports to cope with delays

Carriers skip more European ports to cope with delays

27/10/21

The big alliances are increasingly adjusting their service rotations in North Europe to limit the number of calls for certain ships or even for complete Far East – North Europe loops.

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Shippers warned to brace for fuel surcharge rises

Shippers warned to brace for fuel surcharge rises

21/10/21

Shippers are being warned to prepare for higher bunker adjustment factors on top of already high freight rates as carriers seek to claw back rising fuel costs.

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