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Lines stop accepting bookings as Suez blockage bites

The mega-container ship Ever Given has been recovered and the Suez Canal is unblocked, but the real problems for shippers have just begun, with some lines refusing to accept Asia bookings (in either direction) blanked sailings announced and the ripples of disruption likely to touch all aspects of global Maritime trade.

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Global supply chain update (week 10)

Supply chains continue to be challenged by the impacts of the COVID pandemic, which is why we have continued to focus on the provision of air, sea/air and sea freight services from Asia and the US for your time-sensitive and urgent shipments.

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Asia equipment shortages; cause and effect

As the peak season from Asia looks set to continue up to Chinese New Year with more price rises and blanked sailings on the way, our MD in the region considers four critical developments in 2020 and how they impacted rates, volumes and equipment availability.

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Stefan’s Asia insights

A new week started at full speed. We are shipping cargo and navigating a situation where equipment and vessel space from Asia’s main ports continues to be extremely challenging with rates reaching new heights.

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Stefan’s Asia insights

NGL Asia’s managing director, Stefan Holmqvist, shares some thoughts and insights.

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Stefan’s Asia insights

NGL Asia’s managing director, Stefan Holmqvist, shares some thoughts and insights.

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Dare to dream

In recognising the excellence of medical professionals in Hong Kong and around the globe and the dedication of his team within NGL, Stefan Holmqvist, MD, Norman Global Logistics Asia, ponders how life and our dreams are constantly evolving.

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Rising to the challenge

Our managing director in Hong Kong, Stefan Holmqvist, shares some personal views and insights……

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Fast Forward

Twenty years ago, using the lavatory on China Rail was a very different experience. Lift the toilet seat and there were the rail tracks, moving past in a moderate tempo, dunk, dunk, dunk………

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Today’s question……..

How many are you in the office nowadays? And how big will you be? A client asked me the other day

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