Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

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.
05 Feb 2021
Regulators have now fined ocean carriers Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean (WWO), NYK RORO, and “K” Line a total of $63 million for price fixing on vehicle shipping services on routes to Australia.
04 Feb 2021
As congestion and rate pressure continue to squeeze the container market, some breakbulk cargo is shifting out of boxes back to ro/ro.
15 Jan 2021
High box rates and congestion woes are driving container-side shippers to the breakbulk sector for relief.
15 Jan 2021
A fourth quarter operational update from OOCL gives the first glimpse of what to expect from carriers as they head for a highly profitable year.
11 Jan 2021
Rising short-term charter rates and recovering cargo volumes are leading ro-ro carriers to reactivate ships in cold lay-up since early 2020.
04 Jan 2021
This would be the fourth attempt at an IPO from Zim since 2008, but the carrier will go to the market this time riding a wave of record profits for the company.
21 Dec 2020
US-based project forwarders say they’re struggling to secure capacity as rebound demand and multipurpose and heavy-lift capacity is tapped by container lines in reaction to even stronger container demand.
24 Nov 2020
Toronto-based freight marketplace Shipz has partnered with a trio of software firms to enable users to access to adjacent tools, part of a continuing trend of forwarder-focused technology providers partnering to augment their value.
16 Nov 2020
Wallenius Wilhelmsen turns in a positive third quarter as pent-up demand boosts auto sales while high and heavy cargo wavers.
23 Oct 2020
Australian cargo owners have faced significant disruption for several months as a perfect storm of bad weather, terminal congestion, and industrial action by longshoremen caused extensive delays to freight shipments.