Major container lines have announced rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in August, September and October.
10 Jun 2013
Delmas will upgrade its MIDAS Line service, connecting India’s west coast and the Middle East with South Africa and West Africa, by extending coverage to South Africa.
06 Jun 2013
In order to improve the connection between the Persian Gulf and India region and East Africa, Delmas will consolidate its Kenya Express and Tanzania Express into one service called the Swahili Express.
09 May 2013
Delmas will increase rates for all dry and refrigerated containers loading on the Midas line, serving the Indian subcontinent, the Middle East and West Africa, effective June 1.
26 Feb 2013
The member lines of the Asia-West Africa Trade Agreement will increase rates on its Far East to West Africa westbound trade by $250 per 20-foot-equivalent unit, effective March 15.
20 Feb 2013
Delmas has added a weekly feeder route from Colombo, Sri Lanka, to enhance trade to Male, Maldives, from Europe.
01 Feb 2013
France-based Delmas Shipping, a containerized freight and roll-on, roll-off shipping company, has added a call at Itajai, Brazil, on its South American SAMWAF line, replacing the call at Sao Francisco do Sul, Brazil, in order to meet increased demand for refrigerated shipping services.