Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

24 Jan 2022
Hong Kong-based container carrier OOCL saw significant increases in freight rates and per container revenues thanks to supply chain disruption across key origin and destination markets.
20 Jan 2022
A $7.5 million funding round into Australia-based forwarder Explorate continues to demonstrate venture capital’s regional backing of the digital forwarder model.
18 Jan 2022
There will be an enormous gap in the price between zero-emission fuel and conventional marine fuel over the next 20 years – something that needs to be addressed, according to a report from the Getting to Zero Coalition.
06 Jan 2022
A fresh round of investor cash sets the stage for greater automation and expansion of facilities in Lineage’s global cold-chain network.
01 Dec 2021
An investigation into Australia’s shipping sector follows months of disruption to supply chains due to port congestion, stevedore industrial action, and curtailed carrier services.
29 Nov 2021
Lasse Kristoffersen, former CEO of bulk operator Torvald Klaveness, will take the helm of Wallenius Wilhelmsen
10 Nov 2021
The decision to halt further strikes, at least for a month, came after Australia’s competition watchdog highlighted how labor issues have added to supply chain disruption, exacerbating congestion and delays.  
27 Sep 2021
Australian dockworkers are threatening to unleash a wave of strikes and work bans a Patrick Terminals, even as the ports struggle to keep facilities staffed amid COVID-19 infections.
14 Sep 2021
Carrier association Shipping Australia believes the container shipping market will return to normal only when the effect of the COVID-19 shock on supply chains works its way through the system.
14 Sep 2021
Reduced harvesting in Asia has created additional demand for agricultural goods from the US and Australia, but a shortage of intra-Asia feeder ships is preventing exporters from taking full advantage.
21 Jul 2021
As desperate shippers search for cargo solutions and sop up breakbulk capacity, the new MPV/HL sentiment index reveals strong short-term confidence but longer-term wariness in the breakbulk sector.