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Equipment & capacity squeeze sees South China cargo bookings suspended

Equipment & capacity squeeze sees South China cargo bookings suspended

16/12/20

Shipping lines have announced the temporary suspension of cargo bookings into South China next month, blaming reduced capacity from local feeder operators.

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2021 FAR EASTERN CONFERENCE HONG KONG – POSTPONEMENT

2021 FAR EASTERN CONFERENCE HONG KONG – POSTPONEMENT

10/12/20

Further to our previous announcements, we have turned our attention once again to our Hong Kong Conference.

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1,900 containers lost from ONE Apus boxship

1,900 containers lost from ONE Apus boxship

09/12/20

Incident thought to be the largest loss of boxes in a single event that did not involve a fire or sinking, after the 14,000teu Ocean Network Express containership was caught in severe weather about 1,600 miles northwest of Hawaii.

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EU Exit - DDP clients in the Far East – ‘Brexit’

EU Exit - DDP clients in the Far East – ‘Brexit’

09/12/20

EV Cargo Global Forwarding - UK EU Exit - DDP clients in the Far East – ‘Brexit’ You need to be aware of two major changes which may impact clients in your area when the UK leaves the customs arrangements of the European Union on 1st January 2021.

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Colombo port congestion: 50,000 teus logjam drives delays and rate hikes

Colombo port congestion: 50,000 teus logjam drives delays and rate hikes

02/12/20

A backlog of 50,000 teus at the port of Colombo is causing chaos for South Asian transhipment cargo. The capital of Sri Lanka has been under a Covid-lockdown for the past couple of weeks, while a labour shortage at the city’s container terminals has caused congestion since early October.

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UK lags behind in Europe's 'two-speed' ocean logistics market

UK lags behind in Europe's 'two-speed' ocean logistics market

02/12/20

Europe has become a ‘two-speed’ ocean logistics market with continental Europe managing heavy fourth quarter import flows far better than the UK, according to Christoph Baumeister, Trade Manager Far East-Europe, at Flexport.

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Container shortages the biggest disrupter: where are all the empty boxes?

Container shortages the biggest disrupter: where are all the empty boxes?

02/12/20

Some container vessels have been sailing from Asia to Europe under-utilised in recent weeks due to an acute shortage of empty boxes.

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UK port congestion means boxes may be stranded for weeks – The Load Star

UK port congestion means boxes may be stranded for weeks – The Load Star

25/11/20

‘UK container imports offloaded at Antwerp, Rotterdam and Zeebrugge could be stranded for weeks before they can be relayed back, potentially missing out on the Christmas market.

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