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Owners of Suez Vessel Taken To Court

The Japanese owners of the notorious 'Ever Given', which blocked the Suez canal for a week last year, are due to defend themselves in a London High Court.

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Increase In Suez Charges Set for Next Year

The Suez Canal Authority have confirmed that a 15% rate hike will be applied to their charges for next year, which will undoubtedly be factored into ocean…

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James Celebrating 10 Year Anniversary

There’s a very special milestone this week at Westbound, as James Power celebrates his tenth anniversary with the company.

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Felixstowe Set For Second Strike

Port of Felixstowe workers have now given two weeks notice of their intention to hold a second strike at the UK's largest container port.

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Covid Continues to Disrupt China Production

Many cities in China are continuing to be impacted by varying levels of lockdowns, which is disrupting the production of the world's second largest economy. 

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Liverpool Port Strike Confirmed For This Month

Dock workers at the Port of Liverpool are now set to strike for two weeks this month in a dispute over pay.

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Waiting Times Reducing at North European Ports

Positive news is finally coming out of Northern European ports, as waiting times for vessels are starting to reduce significantly. 

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Import CDS System Incoming NEXT MONTH

As we have advised previously, the UK government are introducing a new electronic system for submitting customs declarations, which starts for imports NEXT…

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Felixstowe Strike Latest

As things stand, and subject to an eleventh-hour reprieve, almost 2,000 workers at Felixstowe Port will be walking out on Sunday for eight days bringing the…

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Liverpool Dock Workers Vote To Strike

As things stand, the Felixstowe port strike is still planned to go ahead next week. However, workers from the same union have now voted to strike at Liverpool…

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Westbound Felixstowe Strike Contingency

As we confirmed last week, almost 2,000 port workers at Felixstowe are due to strike from Sunday 21st August until Monday 29th.

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Felixstowe Port Strike Now Set For August

Port workers at Felixstowe look set to walk out for eight days this month between Sunday 21st August until Monday 29th.

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Threat of Felixstowe Port Strike Looms

Port workers at Felixstowe look set to walk out next month after the latest round of talks to avert strike action failed.

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Canada Warehouses Closure Monday 1st of August

British Columbia Day is a public holiday in Canada and this year falls on Monday the 1st of August, please note our Canada warehouses will not be open to…

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