Now from Hanjin too! Rotterdam Barge congestion surcharge!

It was started by CMA, Hanjin follows suit as they obviously encounter the same problems!   Here their announcement:   Quote Due to barge congestion at the Port of Rotterdam a   congestion surcharge (CGS) of EUR 18.00   will be charged per container (full /empty) for all barge transportation to/from the Port of Rotterdam [...]

By |2014-07-31T15:09:00+01:00July 31st, 2014|News|0 Comments

Maersk revives the Sealand name!

We are reading the following information in the Dynaliners news:   Quote Maersk Line plans to group its intra‐Americas business into a separate enterprise, adopting the famous SeaLand brand. As from 1 January 2015, the new company will assume responsibility for all Maersk Line’s businesses in North, Central and South America. Unquote

By |2014-07-30T12:17:03+01:00July 30th, 2014|News|0 Comments

Some explanations on the strength of 2nd quarter to the USA

  We read the f0llowing judgements in the Stifel Financial Services bulletin: ( Quote As expected, the 2Q14 was strong for many of the companies which have reported 2Q14 results so far. Supply and demand was unquestionably tight throughout the quarter. But, supply was constrained by:    A congested national rail network which, in the three months [...]

By |2014-07-29T08:51:40+01:00July 29th, 2014|News|0 Comments

CMA CGM GRI Transpacific Asia to USA

CMA informed us about their next GRI on the Transpac trade lane: Quote Please be advised that CMA CGM will implement a General Rate Increase (GRI) on all dry and reefer cargo from Asia to the US West Coast, US East Coast and US Gulf Ports and MLB’s, IPI’s, RIPI’s and SDD’s via such ports: [...]

By |2014-07-28T10:14:08+01:00July 28th, 2014|News|0 Comments

NYK Hamburg Truck additional second attempt!

We understand that NYK had problems to get their last announcement approved by the MOT in China. They wanted to start the truck congestion surcharge in Hamburg  on July 25th already and were forced to announce again for the start on September 1st as per below: Quote NYK would like to announce an implementation of an [...]

By |2014-07-25T10:27:08+01:00July 25th, 2014|News|0 Comments

A new chapter for our member Allseas Global Logistics

Allseas Global Logistics is starting an exciting new chapter in its development, following a change in ownership structure. The company is now wholly owned by Managing Director Darren Wright, who co-founded Allseas 11 years ago and was formerly the majority shareholder. The change in ownership was formally completed on Darren’s 36th birthday. Founded and based [...]

By |2014-07-24T18:32:51+01:00July 24th, 2014|News|0 Comments

US West Coast Port Authorities and IWLU provide update on talks!

After several days of ongoing talks, both parties will break from negotiations next Monday and Tuesday in order for the ILWU to convene its previously scheduled Longshore Division Caucus in San Francisco. Negotiations are scheduled to resume Wednesday.   No talks will take place July 28 to Aug. 1 so the ILWU can resume unrelated [...]

By |2014-07-21T17:21:19+01:00July 21st, 2014|News|0 Comments

Chinese Customs advance regulation

We just received this message from Maersk Line:   Quote China Customs head office has ordered all Chinese ports to stop using old manifest system and implement the new CCAM system from 30th of June 2014. Shanghai port has finished with the implementation recently; however this does not mean enforcement of the regulations. Chinese customs [...]

By |2014-07-18T15:30:03+01:00July 18th, 2014|News|0 Comments
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