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09 Jul 2014
It ended so fast. With one statement, the countless hours and money spent over the last year to prepare for one of the biggest — if not the biggest — game-changers in global container shipping went up in smoke.
A Hapag-Lloyd container seen in Singapore.
02 Jul 2014
The ink was hardly dry on Hapag-Lloyd’s merger deal with Chilean carrier CSAV when departing chief executive Michael Behrendt raised the prospect of acquiring an Asian container line.
02 Jul 2014
A major Tokyo-based research firm has painted a grim picture of Japanese container trade in the current fiscal year that started on April 1, citing weaker exports and imports than previously thought.
Drewry’s benchmark spot rate from Hong Kong to Los Angeles jumped for the first time in five weeks.
02 Jul 2014
A $200 gain in the spot rate price per 40-foot container in trans-Pacific lanes could be short-lived, Drewry said today.
Air cargo
02 Jul 2014
Global air cargo traffic grew 4.7 percent in May from the previous year, with all regions posting increased volumes as world trade and business confidence recovered from a weak first quarter, the International Air Transport Association said.
A recent arrival at the Black Sea port of Novorossiysk, part of China Shipping Container Line’s new deep-sea service from the Far East to Russia.
02 Jul 2014
NUTEP, a container terminal at the Black Sea port of Novorossiysk, Russia, has plans to begin construction on a new pier this fall.
01 Jul 2014
An Israeli court is due to rule on the state’s “golden share” in Zim after the ocean carrier failed to reach agreement with the Israeli government over the controversial issue.
30 Jun 2014
The Chinese government has identified logistics as one of the pillar industries to support economic growth, and the phenomenal development in this area can be seen in the annual report of Global Logistics Properties, the mainland’s market leader.
Maersk ship in Tanjung Pelepas
30 Jun 2014
Container lines considering launching major highly structured vessel-sharing agreements in Chinese trade lanes would be wise to consider factors other than just market share, said an attorney familiar with Chinese transportation policy.
Zim Virginia
30 Jun 2014
Israel Corp. shareholders approved a radical financial restructuring of Zim Integrated Shipping Services over the weekend.
Question mark with Chinese flag elements within it
29 Jun 2014
Forwarders shipping goods via Shanghai are trying to decipher China Customs’ 24-Hour Advance Manifest (CCAM) regulations that either were implemented on June 3, will be implemented on June 28 or July 1, or will be strictly enforced from October 1, depending on the source.

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