Africa

Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for April 18
18 Apr 2014
Several carriers have planned general rate increases in multiple trade lanes in April and May, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continues.
Piracy map
15 Jan 2014
Global piracy fell to a six-year low in 2013 as international navies and private security guards significantly reduced attacks by Somali pirates, the International Maritime Bureau reported.
Port of La Spezia
13 Jan 2014
Contship Italia boosted traffic at its five Italian container terminals by almost one-fifth in 2013, despite a stagnating Italian economy, while its part-owned Moroccan terminal handled more than...
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup
10 Jan 2014
Major container lines hope to implement rate increases in a variety of trades in January and February, despite signs that any hikes achieved may be fleeting.
Suez Canal
07 Jan 2014
The Suez Canal Authority has invited 14 consortia to present plans to develop the waterway into a logistics and industrial hub.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup
31 Dec 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in January and February.
American Airlines Cargo
20 Dec 2013
The International Air Transport Association has forecast that international freight volumes will jump 17 percent over the next five years.
19 Dec 2013
Asian exports and intra-Asia air and ocean trades are forecast to receive a major boost from the ground-breaking World Trade Organization deal agreed to in Bali earlier this month.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup
16 Dec 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in December and January.
Vessels in the Suez Canal
12 Dec 2013
The Egyptian military has significantly beefed up security along the Suez Canal in recent months, both to show it’s serious about combating terrorism along the 120-mile long waterway and to protect one of the country’s most import sources of revenues.
12 Dec 2013
CMA CGM plans to cut the number of services it operate through its subsidiary Delmas between Europe and the Mediterranean and West Africa to five from 10 as of the middle of December.

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