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26 01, 2021

Can shippers reserve place of their booked containers on board vessels ?

2021-01-26T10:24:33+02:00January 26th, 2021|

Can shippers reserve place of their booked containers on board vessels ? Reserve a place for your container on board a ship in the same way you would choose your seat on board an airplane. This seems like a simple matter. A inexperienced salesperson in a shipping company may [...]

25 01, 2021

Blockchain in the logistics industry 2021

2021-01-25T12:04:03+02:00January 25th, 2021|

Blockchain in the logistics industry 2021 After years of discussions on the need of data sharing and autonomous digital processing of data into actions, we are still searching for better answers and fitting solutions. The key obstacle was, and still remains, the data. Our basic understanding of what should [...]

22 01, 2021

Containervessel loses hundreds of containers during heavy weather

2021-01-22T11:03:15+02:00January 22nd, 2021|

Containervessel loses hundreds of containers during heavy weather Heavy weather in the North Pacific is being blamed for the loss of containers aboard one of Maersk’s containerships. This is the third container loss incident recently reported in the Pacific. Maersk is saying that approximately 750 containers were lost overboard [...]

21 01, 2021

United Airlines/Delta Air Lines recovery Q4 2020

2021-01-21T10:37:35+02:00January 21st, 2021|

United Airlines/Delta Air Lines recovery Q4 2020 The airline industry had a difficult fourth quarter, United Airlines included. But United Cargo produced a 77% gain in revenue. United Airlines’ cargo revenue grew 77% in the last three months of 2020, the third consecutive quarter of outsized gains for a [...]

20 01, 2021

Overbooked containervessels resulting in huge rolling of containers

2021-01-20T10:20:24+02:00January 20th, 2021|

1 in 3 containers worldwide is rolled More than one in three containers worldwide are being rolled over, amid an unprecedented supply chain challenge hitting the liner community. Latest cargo delay statistics published today show how the container bull run is wreaking havoc on the market, with surging rollover [...]

19 01, 2021

10 ways to cope with abandoned cargo

2021-01-20T16:45:34+02:00January 19th, 2021|

10 ways to cope with abandoned cargo Every year, only 100 containers are abonded all over the world. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, things might look a bit different right now. For 10 tips on how to deal with abandoned cargo as a freight forwarder, [...]

19 01, 2021

Covid-19 brings passenger travel 60% down in 2020

2021-01-19T10:49:14+02:00January 19th, 2021|

Covid-19 brings passenger travel 60% down in 2020 With its latest economic impact analysis of COVID-19 now completed, the UN agency for civil aviation has confirmed that international passenger traffic suffered a dramatic 60 per cent drop over 2020, bringing air travel totals back to 2003 levels. ICAO reports [...]

18 01, 2021

Scrubbers – will shipping become more green in 2021 ?

2021-01-18T13:44:02+02:00January 18th, 2021|

Scrubbers – will shipping become more green in 2021 ? One year ago — which seems like an eternity ago — no one in ocean shipping was talking about COVID. They were talking, ad nauseum, about fuel. About a massive spike in fuel prices due to a regulatory “tsunami” [...]

15 01, 2021

World Shipping Council : Containershippingchallenges in 2021

2021-01-15T10:55:55+02:00January 15th, 2021|

World Shipping Council : Containershipping challenges in 2021 With growing calls from manufacturers, retailers and trade associations for governments to increase their oversight and regulations of the global shipping industry, the World Shipping Council issued an analysis in defense of carriers. Citing the unparalleled disruptions to the global  supply [...]

13 01, 2021

Logistics sector, be prepared for bunker adjustment factor increase !!

2021-01-13T10:34:59+02:00January 13th, 2021|

Logistics sector, be prepared for bunker adjustment factor increase !! A 35% rise in the price of low-sulphur fuel is set to be passed on to container lines’ customers. Shippers were spared the worst impacts of the introduction of new low-sulphur fuel regulations last year due to a collapse [...]

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