The world’s largest container ship, the 21,413 TEU OOCL Hong Kong on its maiden voyage has made its first ever call at Felixstowe.
With the new shipping alliances controlling 97% of all traffic from Asia to Europe – and 77% globally – you need to know who’s who in the new alliances, what they offer and how they differ.
On the same day that leading shippers councils criticise the New Alliances for putting profit ahead of customers needs, the biggest Japanese container shipping lines unveil their merger.
With the new shipping alliances controlling 97% of all traffic from Asia to Europe, they are just three points off a complete monopoly and pose a complete new challenge for shippers.
Disruption at Shanghai has spread to Qingdao and Ningbo and is now threatening to spread to ports across Asia, further disrupting supply chains and feeder operations in the coming weeks.
Congestion at Shanghai’s Yangshan port continues, leading the port operator to reschedule vessels to alternative terminals in order to ease pressure at the world’s business container port.
The 2017 BIR World Recycling Convention brings together a thousand delegates from over seventy countries to review development and consider the challenges facing the global scrap metal and recycling industries.
With its central location and skilled workforce Northampton has been a long-standing base for manufacturers who want easy access to the capital and the Midlands
The European Shippers’ Council (ESC) suggest that sea freight capacity is in crisis and urgent action is required to correct
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