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Why 2021 Lunar New Year Didn’t Bring the Reprieve We Hoped For

By now, the shortages and delays plaguing the international shipping industry should be news to no-one. But if you’ve been living under a rock here’s…

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Australia lifts ban on cargo flights from Bangladesh after security revamp

Satisfied with the improvement of security standards, Australia has lifted its five-year ban on direct cargo flights from Bangladesh. It’s a long-awaited measure applauded by top exporters, after…

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How 2020 Has Affected the Shipping Industry

Barely anyone got through the year of upheaval that was 2020 unscathed, and the shipping and freight industry is no different. The impact of the…

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Shanghai’s box volume hits 40 million TEU for 4 year running

Container volume for Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) has already surpassed 40 million TEU in 2020 for the fourth consecutive year, say port authorities. Despite…

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Covid scare delays cargo at Shanghai and sparks checks at China ports

December 6, 2020 0 Comments

Chinese forwarders are reporting delays of up to three days for cargo moving through Shanghai Pudong Airport, following the discovery of a cluster of Covid-19…

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Patrick & DP World Terminals MUA AGM – Tuesday 24/11/2020

The purpose of this notice is to inform you that Patrick and DP World Terminals Australia Wide will cease ship and yard operations for the…

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Stepped-up prevention helps reduce loss of containers at sea

The World Shipping Council (WSC) in its 2020 report shows that an average of 779 containers were lost at sea in the three-year period between…

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Intra-Asia interest sparked by empty container shortage

Rising rates on intra-Asia routes to five-year highs amid a capacity crunch born of an acute shortage of empty containers, has commanded fresh attention in…

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Sweeper ships await Sydney congestion to ease to retrieve empties

Congestion in Sydney has stranded about 50,000 TEU (twenty foot equivalent units) of empties, according to liner lobby Shipping Australia, reports IHS Media. “Congestion will…

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Shanghai world’s first port to handle 4 million TEU in one month

The Port of Shanghai has broken its own monthly container handling record, becoming the first port in the world to handle more than four million…

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