Here the latest news that we got from NYK: Please be advised that NYK will implement 2014 Structural Revenue Recovery (SRR) program for Westbound with effect from 1st August 2014. Effective date: 1st August 2014 Quantum: Westbound US$ 570 per TEU Routes involved: Asia (Including Japan)/ Indian Sub-continent to North Europe/ Mediterranean/ East Mediterranean / Adriatic/ [...]
Hapag was the first to put the issues with the truckings in the USA on the table for the customers. Pls see here: Due to reasons beyond the control of Hapag-Lloyd, the domestic and international trucking industries are facing challenges which have a dramatic effect on truck power in the United States. Demand for drayage [...]
Hanjin informed us today that they will apply a truck additional for truck movements in carriers haulage via the port of Hamburg. The surcharges will be valid as of July 1st, 2014 for all trades in- and outbound The amount for truck transports delivering or pick-up full Container to/from Hamburg port will be [...]
The news are coming in constantly, numbers are mentioned, everybody seems to be decided to increase the rates and... ... we cannot get rid of the feeling that this is the loud whistling in the dark basement to ensure yourself that your are not afraid. Carriers are whistling extremly loud, making everybody understand that [...]
Much to our surprise, another rate reduction was offered by the big line today, that instead of a GRI for July 1st on the Transatlantic westbound! It is getting more and more interesting!
Much to our surpise we were just offered the new rates of one of the big carriers, rates that had been increased some weeks ago and .... ... in this new offer, some of the rates are lower (!) than before. Whilst most lines are still discussing by how much they want to increase, whilst [...]
It is standard in shipping that the lines hesitate to the last second in executing (or not) their GRI. The Transatlantic GRI westbound announced for July 1st is not any better. Everybody waits for the others to go first and nobody does it yet, all keep on telling us that the ships are more than [...]
There is a whisper going along the coast that the P3 will be established on the Transatlantic! The permissions were given by the Europan and American authorities and rumors say that the carriers want to excute that, which makes a lot of sense!
OOCL is going along their policy of short term notices for changes and increases of rates. We were informed this morning that they will re- install the trucking congestion surcharge for the port of Hamburg, which in principle is understandable in view to the total chaos that Hamburg officials have created in and around Hamburg. [...]
Hanjin is informing the shipping community about the charges for the advance manifest and also the charges for manifest corrections. Pls find here below the details: The China Advance Manifest Charge at Hanjin will be USD 30, except for Hongkong, which will be at USD 0. Manifest Correction charge will be USD 40, again [...]