Africa

Africa

16 Nov 2022
A new production facility in South Dakota will supply Maersk with 100,000 tons of green methanol a year as the carrier signs yet another deal to lock in the supply of alternative fuels.
10 Mar 2022
Hapag-Lloyd has acquired Africa specialist carrier as the German container line expands its footprint in a continent the carrier’s CEO believes holds long-term potential.
02 Mar 2022
While Antonov's smaller AN-124s continue to operate, restoring the behemoth AN-225 will take five years and cost more than $3 billion, according to the Ukrainian government's news outlet.
22 Feb 2022
MPV/HL newbuildings expand dship, BBC Chartering fleet as AAL places orders for a total of six new ships.
21 Jan 2022
With Suez Canal transit tolls rising next month, Indian shippers — already dealing with elevated freight rates — are now seeing new canal-related surcharges on services to North Africa.
03 Dec 2021
Uncoordinated state measures imposed in response to the new COVID-19 variant are adding a new round of misery to the already overstretched global supply chain.
02 Dec 2021
Low-code digital platform Voyager Portal is focused on reducing complexity and cost in non-containerized global shipping operations.
26 Nov 2021
The highly profitable container market benefited all shipping lines this year, but for Pacific International Lines it has enabled the debt-stricken carrier to pull back from the brink of bankruptcy.
18 Nov 2021
While its rivals target acquisitions that fit an integrated end-to-end logistics strategy, Hapag-Lloyd has instead focused on expanding its core container shipping network.
15 Nov 2021
Maersk’s joint venture with Durban-based forwarder and terminal operator Grindrod — along with other recent purchases and partnerships — could be the start of a splurge of similar deals as a cash-rich Maersk strengthens its global logistics footprint.
13 Oct 2021
IATA has moved to standardize the handling procedures of lithium batteries as rising global demand raises concerns over misdeclarations or incorrectly handled shipments.