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Ocean Alliance Med-USEC service details announced by carriers

Carriers participating in the OCEAN/THE Alliance have released joint statements with Med-USEC service details and port rotation on September 26 with implementation planned in December 2018. Hapag-Lloyd, Yang Ming, One, COSCO, OOCL, CMA CGM, ZIM and APL are all participating in this VSA. The move will combine THE Alliance's AL6 service, running with five 5,500 [...]

2018-11-23T16:19:47+00:003 October 2018|

Time ripe for a review of the BAF calculations – Alphaliner

The container lines CMA CGM and MSC have followed Maersk’s lead to announce new BAF surcharges that will be applied from 1 January 2019. The carriers’ moves come in anticipation of the IMO’s tightened 0.5% sulphur cap for marine fuel. To be implemented from 1 January 2020, the new regulation is expected to result in [...]

2018-10-03T09:30:02+00:003 October 2018|

New Zealand’s New Customs Act comes into effect October 1st

New Zealand’s new Customs and Excise Act is expected be in force from 1 October 2018. The new Act introduces a number of changes to NZ customs law, which are considered the first major changes since 1996. The new Customs and Excise Act 2018 introduces 10 new services and initiatives: Valuation rulings: Customs can now make rulings on [...]

2018-09-25T12:46:27+00:0025 September 2018|

Argentina: National strike on September 25

Argentina's labor union -Confederación General de Trabajadores (CGT)- announced on Wednesday, August 29, that it is planning a nationwide general strike for September 25. All transport and port unions have confirmed their participation in a 24 hour strike on Tuesday 25th of September, 2018. Gori DHL Office in Mendoza will be open. However, no transport [...]

2018-09-20T08:39:37+00:0020 September 2018|

U.S. Wine Exports to China went up 14% in 2018

U.S. wine exports to China were up 14% in value to $38.4 million for the first six months of 2018, January through June, compared to the same time period last year, despite the continued threat of increased China tariffs. Demand for California wines in China is driving sales supported by activities of Wine Institute’s California [...]

2018-09-19T07:11:02+00:0019 September 2018|

Motorway bridge near Genoa collapses after storm

A motorway bridge has collapsed in the northwest Italian city of Genoa, A 200m section of the Morandi bridge on the A10 near the port collapsed, leaving dozens dead. This incident has heavily affected the transports and restricted the movement to and from the port of Genoa. We may expect delays and congestion until authorities find [...]

2018-08-16T08:18:54+00:0016 August 2018|

Incoterms 2020: what to expect?

The new incoterms 2020 are being drafted in the international Chamber of Commerce (ICC) as the body that publishes them since 1930. The transformation and facilitation of international commercial transactions have taken the global trade to a whole new level - all thanks to the revolutionary efforts by the ICC that organized and provided a [...]

2018-08-07T07:54:58+00:007 August 2018|

DGF becomes first global forwarder with local presence in Ethiopia

A new joint venture with Ethiopian Airlines is taking off. DHL Global Forwarding signed a new agreement on Thursday to form a joint venture company, DHL-Ethiopian Airline Logistics Services Ltd., with the largest aviation group in Africa to build the leading cargo logstics provider joint venture company on the continent. The company will be based in Ethiopia, which [...]

2018-08-06T09:55:56+00:006 August 2018|

Carriers announce price rises as peak season looms and rates falter

Container shipping freight rates in the major east-west trades look set to decline next week, according to today’s Shanghai Containerised Freight Index (SCFI). The index, which shows rates quoted for the forthcoming week, shows them ticking down on the China-North Europe, China-Mediterranean, transpacific and China-US east coast routes. The past few weeks have been better for carriers, [...]

2018-08-06T08:18:53+00:0030 July 2018|

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