Maersk Line is reorganizing the eastbound port rotation of its Europe-Middle East 3 (ME3) Service connecting India, the Middle East and Europe, effective this month.
25 Jun 2013
The number of container ships passing through the Suez Canal fell further in the first quarter of 2013, down to the lowest throughput volume in more than three years. The canal has seen year-over-year declines since the third quarter of 2011. However, the pace of the decline has decelerated for the past three quarters.
28 May 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will revise its Europe-to-Asia EUM service, calling eastern Port Said instead of Damietta in Egypt.
23 May 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will revise three of its trade routes...
03 May 2013
Container shipping lines are shifting more of their all-water services from Asia to the U.S. East Coast to the Suez Canal route, instead of sailing through the Panama Canal.
01 May 2013
Toll increases for ships transiting the Suez Canal took effect May 1.
18 Mar 2013
If the current civil unrest in Egypt forces the closure of the Suez Canal, ocean shipping lines would be able to absorb most of the shock of diverting Asia-Europe shipments around the Cape of Good Hope by increasing vessel speeds.
12 Mar 2013
The U.S. Trade Representative has modified the designation of Al Minya, Alexandria, Beni Suief, Central Delta, Greater Cairo and Suez Canal zones in Egypt under the U.S.-Israel Free Trade Area Implementation Act to allow all facilities in...
27 Feb 2013
The Suez Canal Container Terminal is operating normally today following 10 days of civil disobedience in the Egyptian coastal city of Port Said that forced 25 container vessels to skip scheduled calls at the major Mediterranean transshipment hub.
21 Feb 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will increase rates for all cargoes and container types from East Asia, excluding Japan, to the Red Sea, by $500 per 20-foot-equivalent unit, effective March 15.
13 Feb 2013