Forwarders say the intra-Asia market is likely to become more challenging in the third and fourth quarters with no significant increase in demand expected even as space and equipment availability remain tight.
15 Jan 2021
High box rates and congestion woes are driving container-side shippers to the breakbulk sector for relief.
31 Dec 2020
The alliance was born from discussions within the Korea Shipping Partnership, a coalition of 14 domestic carriers created in April 2017 following pressure from the South Korean government for carriers to improve their performance.
13 Oct 2020
China Navigation Company creates Swire Projects to take advantage of an improving outlook for the project market and brings aboard three ex-Zeamarine executives.
22 Sep 2020
Congestion at the UK’s busiest port has prompted CMA CGM to impose a surcharge on all Asian imports and exports through the gateway.
10 Jul 2020
Better operations and economics may help to retain or even regain some of the freight that the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex has lost to sourcing shifts, but some cargo can’t be won back.
17 Jun 2020
Ports in southeast Asia need to upgrade their terminal capacity in order to handle the expected shift in sourcing away from China that is being triggered by COVID-19 supply chain disruptions.
12 May 2020
US tariffs on electronics goods produced in China continue to push production and assembly of some electronics to Southeast Asia and Mexico, with the latter grabbing a growing share of laptop computers and televisions due to its proximity to the US market.
11 May 2020
Forces have been set in motion that will slowly, but inexorably, change the supply chain status quo in myriad ways, most notably where freight is coming from and where it is going.
17 Mar 2020
The coronavirus is creating new opportunities for cargo thieves, and demands better “continuity planning” from businesses that ship freight, BSI says.
06 Mar 2020
Dutch heavy transport carrier Roll Group is looking to take advantage of the growing Asian offshore decommissioning and fabrication markets with a new facility at Bintan Island.