Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

22 Jan 2021
Despite an acceleration in COVID-19 cases among longshoremen in the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, waterfront employers say there are enough general dockworkers to handle near-record container volumes, although a shortage of trained equipment operators is a problem.
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.
01 Oct 2020
The IMO is the second high profile maritime industry victim to fall prey to cyber hackers this week.
25 Sep 2020
DP World and the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) say they expect to finalize an employment agreement covering the terminal operator's Port Botany facility in Sydney next week.
14 Sep 2020
Container delays at Sydney have been caused by industrial action by dock workers, exacerbated by berth congestion and bad weather at Port Botany. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com.

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