Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November, December and January.
09 Jul 2013
Karel De Gucht, the European Union’s trade commissioner; Dipu Moni, Bangladesh’s foreign minister; and Guy Ryder, director-general of the International Labour Organisation, have co-launched...
01 Jul 2013
First quarter 2013 container imports of apparel (not knitted or crocheted) through U.S. ports jumped 11.3 percent year-over-year, preceded by a 7 percent jump in fourth quarter 2012. Before the recent upturn, apparel imports experienced six quarterly declines.
16 May 2013
The North American Bangladesh Worker Safety Working Group, a collaboration of five U.S. and Canadian apparel and retail associations, has outlined a set of proposals to further its commitment to improving worker safety in Bangladesh...
07 May 2013
German ocean carrier Hapag-Lloyd has changed its agent representative in Bangladesh from SW Shipping to GBX Logistics.
25 Mar 2013
Hanjin Shipping plans to increase rates on its sevice between Asia and Europe, starting April 15.
27 Feb 2013
Saudi Airlines Cargo will add additional flights to selected routes in its existing freighter schedule, effective from March and April.
14 Feb 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will increase rates on its trade from the Indian subcontinent (Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the Maldives) to the U.S. and Canada, effective March 15.
08 Feb 2013
Evergreen will implement a rate hike on its trade route from the Far East and South Africa to the U.S. and Puerto Rico, starting April 1.
01 Feb 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will increase rates from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to Mexico, Central America, the west and east coasts of South America, Panama and the Caribbean on March 1 by $300 per 20-foot-equivalent unit.
22 Jan 2013
Evergreen has announced several rate hikes that will go into effect in February and March.