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Japan: Congestion at Aomi Terminal in Tokyo Sea Port

Following to the structural problem, the situation remains the same and is not thought to improve soon. Therefore, due to the exceeding capacity of shipments and the shortage of drivers, Aomi Terminal is extremely congested. Trucks sometimes need to wait for more than 8 hours in long queues to pick up/return containers. Because of [...]

2019-04-23T08:47:47+00:0023 April 2019|

Gori’s new Wine Warehouse set to break ground in Livorno

Rising logistics costs and constrains have increased the demand of additional warehouse space at the departure ports. At Gori, we always strive to offer our customer first class service and we never stop investing. Given the limited availability of modern logistics facilities, Gori has decided to build an additional brand new logistic park dedicated [...]

2019-04-11T15:53:17+00:0011 April 2019|

USA – New York / New Jersey Port Terminal Congestion

Update from Hapag Lloyd on the New York/New Jersey port terminal congestion and its delays in container handling currently experienced by all carriers. Hapag-Lloyd has been monitoring closely how the situation is developing and requesting updates on the corrective actions that terminals are implementing to alleviate its congestions and delays caused by a shortage [...]

2019-02-27T13:56:31+00:0027 February 2019|

GORI marks its presence at the Alltech Craft Brew Festival

Gori will be the corporate sponsor at the Ireland's largest craft brews and food festival, the largest Irish Alltech Craft Brew Festival and Food Fair which will be held at the Convention Centre of Dublin from 14 - 16 March. Check out the event - click on the following link: Alltech Festival

2019-02-13T13:22:57+00:0013 February 2019|

IMO: the 2020 Global Sulphur Limit

Starting from 1 January 2020, in order to reduce the amount of sulphur oxide emanating from ships,  IMO has set a limit for sulphur in fuel oil used on board ships of 0.50% mass by mass for ships operating outside designated Emission Control Areas. This new regulation will bring major health and environmental benefits [...]

2019-01-23T14:50:30+00:0023 January 2019|

Implement Congestion Surcharge of Tokyo-Japan with effect from 15 Jan 2019 till 14 Feb 2019

Please be advised that we were informed by our DHL office in Tokyo that in view of the serious port congestion due to shortage of trucker, Yang Ming Line has decided to introduce surcharge with effective from 15 January 2019 (On Board Date) till 14 February 2019. Indeed, Tokyo port has been congested and situation [...]

2018-12-19T11:10:47+00:0019 December 2018|

CMA CGM announces the revised Emergency Bunker Surcharge (EBS)

CMA CGM has decided to adjust the emergency bunker surcharge for dry and reefer cargo due to the significant increase in oil prices in order to maintain the quality of its services. The new amount will be applied to all long-haul cargo worldwide (excluding Taiwan) as of December 1st, 2018 (Loading date). The levels will [...]

2018-11-22T17:30:36+00:0022 November 2018|

High sulfur ‘carriage ban’ to start January 1, 2020

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has banned the carriage of high-sulfur fuels on Friday. Which means ships that are not equipped with scrubbers will be banned from burning any marine fuel with a sulfur content above 0.5 pct. The carriage ban is part of the sulfur regulations concerning ship fuel which will come into force on [...]

2018-11-23T16:19:07+00:002 November 2018|