Africa

Africa

09 Dec 2019
This month marks three years since Maersk unveiled its integrated container logistics strategy, but there is still some way to go before the carrier offers an effective end-to-end product.
30 Oct 2019
Shipping and its supply chain is facing a series of trade and environmental trends that will require a new approach from all parties, says UNCTAD.
30 Oct 2019
Progress is being made in the global decarbonization drive to cut CO2 emissions by the container shipping industry.
22 Oct 2019
After a lengthy hiatus, the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) recently approved a $5 billion loan to finance US exports for the development of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in northern Mozambique.
16 Aug 2019
As tough as compliance with the IMO 2020 low-sulfur regulations will be, the switch to a cleaner fossil-based fuel will not be enough to achieve the IMO’s long-term zero-emissions target.
13 Aug 2019
Will stiff fines force greater compliance by shippers with hazardous cargo declaration, or is technology a better way to prevent devastating ship fires?
21 Jun 2019
Supply chain technologies carry a disproportionate importance in emerging markets, where administrative and physical waste creates extra cost for shippers and end consumers.
20 Jun 2019
Asian manufacturing shifts and the rising cost of fuel are influencing all-water US East Coast services.
11 Jun 2019
There are plenty of reasons to expect another wave of front-loading, which in the second half of 2018 kept spot rates to the West Coast above $2,000 per FEU for 16 straight weeks and rates to the East Coast above $3,000 for 17 weeks.
07 May 2019
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced the sixth reduction in its maximum draft this year for the Neopanamax locks on Gatun Lake as water levels continue to fall.
Ari Ashe, associate editor
18 Mar 2019
Ari Ashe, associate editor, JOC.com, discusses his outlook for intermodal fluidity in 2019, following a challenging 2018 where intermodal volume grew more than anticipated.