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Asia-Europe ocean trades a nightmare scenario – ‘unless you’re a carrier’

Customers are warned that demand for Asia-Europe Ocean trades is beginning to look a lot like the pandemic peak.

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Regional operators launch feeder services as mainline carriers adjust port calls

The Red Sea-altered, or ‘new normal’, container flows seem to have given niche feeder and regional ship operators a “beachhead” in the supply chain service provider market, as mainline carriers re-adjust port calls to maintain service schedules.

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US-Mexico trade tops $200B in first quarter of 2024

Port Laredo, Texas, was No. 1-ranked U.S. trade gateway for March.

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Maersk raises surcharges as Red Sea risk expands and costs mount

The Loadstar reported that Maersk’s revised peak season surcharge on Asia-North Europe is set to triple from $250 per teu to $750 per teu from 11 May.

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Canadian government invokes ‘red tape rule’ to prevent rail strike

The TCRC rail workers’ union in Canada has hit back at the “incredibly frustrating” decision taken by the minister of labour to prevent the impending strike because disruption to services could “endanger the health or safety of the public”.

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Intercontinental freight train services boom in 2024, an epitome of closer cooperation, not competition, between China and Europe

Double-digit growth in trade highlights the need for stronger cooperation: experts.

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Hong Kong Airport Named World’s Busiest Cargo Hub For 13th Year In 2023

Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) retained its title as the world's busiest cargo airport in 2023, according to data released by the Airports Council International (ACI) World.

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Secure Release Order – A digital authorization for pick-up

A new digital release process for containers arriving at German seaports, called "Secure Release Order," is set to be implemented. It provides more security for container imports via German seaports.

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Indian trade disrupted as port congestion forces liner services to skip calls

Container lines are wrestling with growing service reliability challenges on connections out of India – the longer journey around southern Africa and congestion problems at hub ports en-route, particularly Jebel Ali, have taken a toll on their operations.

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