Rising EU imports are placing growing pressure on the regional supply chain, but European businesses fear the COVID-19 Delta variant poses “a major risk” to the regional economic outlook.
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Strong consumer demand in European markets was reflected in the first-half container throughput numbers posted by the Dutch hub of Rotterdam.
The shipping industry is closely watching COVID-19 developments in Vietnam that have closed factories there, given the recent Yantian outbreak that spiraled into months of congestion in South China.
Cargo owners are unlikely to see any easing of elevated rate pressure across transportation modes through the fourth quarter, according to K+N's Detlef Trefzger.
Congestion across North Europe ports is forcing short-sea operators to deploy significantly more capacity just to maintain schedule reliability.
The container shipping industry orderbook has continued to grow this year as carriers shake off the restraints that kept the order-to-fleet ratio at a record low for the past two years.
Rail from China to Europe has been a solid alternative to air and ocean for several years, but its cost competitiveness on the trade lane has been amplified by the disruption afflicting the rival...
The European Commission has made good on its long-threatened move to include shipping in its cap-and-trade emissions-cutting initiative.
Air cargo’s competitiveness over ocean has been boosted by the heavily disrupted container shipping market that has held ocean rates at extremely elevated levels for months.
Global forwarders have expressed concern that the definition of “shipping services” in an OECD minimum tax proposal is too broad.
A series of targeted acquisitions is rapidly growing the integrated logistics capabilities of DP World.
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