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Drug smugglers go bananas

Discount supermarket, Aldi, had to deal with a difficult delivery early last month when they found a £10m haul of cocaine packed in banana crates…

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Floating container warning

A warning has been issued over the last few days for mariners to keep an eye out for floating shipping containers in the English Channel. …

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Paperless is the answer

China Customs have announced that their newly introduced paperless system is enhancing efficiency. The system was introduced in April last year, allowing shippers to submit…

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Massive loss of containers in rough seas

Last week the Svendborg Maersk encountered a huge storm when sailing thru the Bay of Biscay. The vessel was on it’s way to Colombo, Sri…

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Ephedrine hitching a ride

A simple x-ray of an airfreight consignment has exposed anomalies in a shipment of bicycle seats sent to Sydney from China. Australian Customs and Border…

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Singapore Reinforcing Safety of Navigation

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) are currently conducting investigations to determine the cause of three collisions in Singapore waters recently. Whilst the…

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Japan Advanced Filing Rules

The new Japan Advanced Filing Rules are being implemented in March 2014. These new rules requires shipping lines and freight forwarders to report all cargo…

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Another vessel collision in Singapore

Singapore’s already polluted water has again taken a battering. At approx 1535hrs on the 10th February the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore received a…

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Disaster strikes with overweight containers

Every container thats weight is not declared properly can have catastrophic results.  Below is just a small list of incidents that have occurred due to…

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The true price of an overweight container

With the new laws regarding road transportation due to take effect next month, EES Shipping would like to share with you the problems resulting from…

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