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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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OPINION – The Current State of Global Shipping Affairs

If you have been importing into Australia in the last six months you would have been witnessing a disturbing trend. Sky high freight rates that…

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2020 Christmas and New Year’s Operating Details

It’s that time of year again, yes we are heading into the festive season! In order to offer you our best service possible, can you…

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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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Containers and Wine

We love looking at all the different uses for shipping containers. Today we are sharing this spectacular modification from Port Shipping Containers. This 40ft Container…

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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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