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Carriers Set To Implement GRI On Asia Imports

According to several recent announcements received by ocean freight carriers, a General Rate Increase (GRI) is planned for Asia imports from 1st May 2024.

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Conflict In Middle East Impacts Air Cargo

The conflict in the Middle East is having an immediate impact on Asia air freight rates and services, specifically since Iran’s drone and missile attack on…

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Ship Seizure Leads To Further Middle East Shipping Concerns

Following Iranian troops seizing the 15,000 TEU vessel MSC Aries in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, industry experts are concerned that the whole Middle East…

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Logistics Fall Out From Baltimore Bridge Collapse

The collapse of The Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore last week, which left 6 bridge workers missing and presumed dead, has had an impact on ocean freight…

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Hong Kong Port Continues To Lose Momentum

THE Alliance (THEA) recently announced it's planned transpacific network for 2025, in which Hong Kong had been removed from its Asia-US west coast services

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Containership Crashes Into Baltimore Bridge

A containership has crashed into the Baltimore bridge overnight, leading to it's entire collapse and several vehicles falling into the river.

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Easter Holiday Warehouse Closure Times

It's almost Easter again and while some of us will be looking forward to a long weekend to celebrate, or maybe just unwind, the public holidays are not the…

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Ship Crashes Into Cranes At Turkish Port

It seems that steering large container ships is not for everyone, as a Yang Ming chartered vessel took out most of the cranes on a Turkish dock this week when…

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Recent Ship Attacks Prove Unsuccessful

There has been no let up in the determination of Houthi Rebels to disrupt commercial shipping in the Red Sea region this week, but fortunately the latest…

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The Issue With Asia Ocean Freight Capacity

Ocean freight carriers are currently short in the vessel capacity needed to fully supply services around the Cape Of Good Hope.

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Latest Houthi Attack Results In Loss Of Life

Another attack on a commercial ship, off the coast of Yemen, has resulted in the loss of 3 crew members lives this week, the first merchant sailors to be…

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Ocean Alliance Confirm Position For 2025 And Beyond

Ocean Alliance members, CMA CGM, Cosco, OOCL and Evergreen, have dispelled rumours that one may defect to THE Alliance (THEA) by extending their vessel-sharing…

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EU Launches Naval Mission To Protect Red Sea

This week, the European Union launched a naval mission - named 'Eunavfor Aspides' - to protect commercial shipping in the Red Sea area.

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Crew Abandon Ship After Houthi Attack

The crew of a British registered bulk cargo vessel were forced to abandon ship, after being hit by a Houthi missile in the Gulf of Aden on Sunday night.

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